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The Witnesses of our faith.

2 & 3 JOHN.

The efficacy of faith. 4 For whatsoever is born of God over- A.D. 90. 13 These things have I written unto cometh a the world : and this is the victory a1 Co. 15.57. f God; that ye b may know that ye have

you that believe on the name of the Son that overcometh the world, even our faith.

5 Who is be that overcometh the world, John 20.31. eternal life, and that ye may believe on but he that believeth that Jesus is the

the name of the Son of God. Son of God?

B concerning. 14 And this is the confidence that we 6 This is he that camec by water and

cJohn 19.34.

have ß in him, that, if we ask any thing blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water

according to his will, he heareth us :

d Pr. 15. 29. only, but by water and blood. And it

15 And if we knowd that he hear us, is the Spirite that beareth witness, be

Je.29.12,13. whatsoever we ask, we know that we have cause the Spirit is truth.

e John 14. 17. the petitions that we desired of him. 7 For there are three that bear record John 8. 18.

16 If any man see his brother sin sin in heaven, the Father, the Word, and He.4.12,13. which is not unto death, he shall ask, and the Holy Ghost:' and these three are Re. 19. 13. he shall give him life for them that sin

h John 10.30. not unto death. There is a sin unto 8 And there are three that bear witness i Mat. 12.31, death :: I do not sayk that he shall pray in earth, the Spirit, and the water, m and

32. for it. the blood :n and these three agree in one.

k Je. 7. 16.

17 All unrighteousness is sin: and 9 If we receive the witness of men, the John 15. 26. there P is a sin not unto death. witness of God is greater : for this is the

Ac. 2. 2..4. 18 We know that whosoever is born of witness of God, which he hath testified of

2 Co. 1. 22. God sinneth not; but he that is begotten his Son.

m1 Pe. 3. 21. of God keepeth himself, 9 and that wicked 10 He that believeth on the Son of God n He. 13. 12. one toucheth him not. hath the witness' in himself: he that ochap. 3. 4. 19 And we know that we are of God, believeth not God hath made him a liar; p Ro.5.20,21. and the whole world lieth in wickedness. because he believeth not the record that a Ja. 1. 27. 20 And we know that the Son of God God gave of his Son.

r Ro. 8. 16.

is come, and hath given us an understand11 And this is the record, that God hath

Lu. 24. 45. ing, that we may know him that is true: given to us eternal life, and this lifet is

and we are in him that is true, even in in his Son.

t John 1. 4.

his Son Jesus Christ. This u is the true 12 Hev that hath the Son, hath life ; Is. 9. 6. God, and eternal life. and he that hath not the Son of God, hath John 5. 24. 21 Little children, keep yourselves from not life.

w1 Co.10.14./ idols. Amen.

The Second Epistle of JOHN.

A. D. 90. 7 For manya deceivers are entered into THE elder unto the elect lady and her

the world, who confess not that Jesus children, whom I love in the truth ; and a1 John 4. 1. Christ is come in the flesh. This is a denot I only, but also all they that have Mar. 13. 9. ceiver and an antichrist. known the truth;

cPhi. 2. 16. 8 Look to yourselves, that wec lose not 2 For the truth's sake, which dwelleth Re, 3. 11. those things which we have y wrought, in us, and shall be with us for ever. 3 Grace be with you, mercy, and peace,

yor, gained. but that we receive a full reward.

Some co- 9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth from God the Father, and from the Lord pies read, not ind the doctrine of Christ, hath not Jesus Christ, the son of the Father, in which

ye God. He that abideth in the doctrine of truth and love.

have gained, Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son. 4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy

10 Ife there come any unto you, and children walking in truth, as we have re- d John 15. 6. bring not this doctrine, receive him not ceived a commandment from the Father.

e Ga. 1. 8, 9. | into your house, neither bid him God 5 And now I beseech thee, lady, notri Ti. 5. 22. speed: as though I wrote a new commandment

g1 John 3.23.

11 For he that biddeth him God speed, unto thee, but that which we had from

is partakerf of his evil deeds.

h John 14. 15, the beginning, that we loved one ano


12 Having many things to write unto ther.

8 mouth to

you, I would not write with paper and ink: 6 And this is love, that we walk after mouth.

but'I trust to come unto you, and speak his commandments. This is the command

8 face to face, that Sour joyi may be full. ment, That, as ye have heard from the be- Šor, your. 13 The children of thy elect sister greet ginning, ye should walk in it.

il John 1. 4. thee. Amen.

but that ye.

The Third Epistle of JOHN.

A. D. 90. THE elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius,

is in thee, even as thou walkest k in the

truth. whom I love nin the truth.

nor, truly.

4 I have no greater joy! than to hear 2 Beloved, I wish above all things eor, pray. that my children walk in truth. that thou mayest prosper and be in k 2 John 4. 5 Beloved, thou doest faithfully m whathealth, even as thy soul prospereth.

i Pr. 23. 24. soever thou doest to the brethren, and to 3 For I rejoiced greatly when the bre-m 1 Pe. 4. 10. strangers ; thren came and testified of the truth that

6 Which have borne witness of thy

Contumacious professors.


Exhortation to the faithful. charity before the church : whom if thou A. D. 90. biddeth them that would, and casteth bring forward « on their journey B after a

them out of the church. godly sort, thou shalt do well :

a Ac. 15. 3.

11 Beloved, follow not that which is Because that for his name's sake they B worthy of evil, but that which is good. He that went forth, takinge nothing of the Gentiles. God. doeth good is of God: but he that doeth

8 We therefore ought to receives such, Is. 66. 5. evil hath not seen God. that we might be fellowhelpers to the cPs. 37. 27.

12 Demetrius hath good report of all truth.

9 I wrote unto the church: but Dio. d 1Jn0.3.6.... men, and of the truth itself : yea, and we trephes, who loveth to have the preemi-Mat. 10. 40.

also bear record ; and ye know that our elCo.9.15,18.

record is true. nences among them, receiveth us not.

13 I had many things to write, but I 10 Wherefore, if I come, I will remem;

9 Mat.23.4..8. will not with ink and pen write unto thee: ber his deeds which he doeth, prating

1 Ti. 6. 3,4.

14 But I trust I shall shortly see_thee, against us with malicious words:

and Pr. 10.8, 10. and we shall speak y face to face. Peace not content therewith, neither doth hey mouth to be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Greet himself receive the brethren, and for. mouth, the friends by name.

The general Epistle of JUDE.

A. D. 66. charity, when they feast with you, feed. JUDE,a the servant of Jesus Christ, and

ing themselves without fear: clouds

a Lu. 6. 16. brother of James, to them that are sancti

they are without water, carried d about fied by God the Father, and preserved a Phi. 3. 19. of winds; trees whose fruits withereth, in Jesus Christ, and called:h

c Pr. 25. 14.

without fruit, twice dead,i plucked k up 2 Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, 1 Ep. 4. 14. by the roots ;

e Ac. 20. 32. be multiplied.

13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming

Jno.15.4..6. 3 Beloved, when I gave all diligence

out their own shame; wandering stars,

91 Pe. 1.5. to write unto you of the common salva- | * Ro. 8. 30. to whom is reserved the blackness of tion," it was needful for me to write unto i He. 6. 4..6. darkness for ever. you, and exhort you that ye should earn- k Mat. 15. 13. 14 And Enoch also, the seventh from estly contendo for the faith which was 1 Is. 57. 20. Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Beonce delivered unto the saints.

m Re.8.10, 11. hold, the Lorde cometh with ten thou4 For there are certain men crept in n Tit. 1. 4. sands of his saints,

o Ga. 2. 5. unawares, 9 whor were before of old or

15 To execute judgment upon all;. and

pZec. 14. 5. dained to this condemnation ; ungodly

to convince all that are ungodly among

92 Pe. 2. 1. men, turning the grace of our God into

r Ro. 9. 22.

them of all their ungodly deeds which lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord • Re. 20. 13. they have ungodly committed, and of all God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

t Tit.1.15,16. their hard speeches which ungodly sin5 I will therefore put you in remem. vPs. 73. 9. ners have spoken against him. brance, though ye once knew this, how viCo.10.5..12 16 These are murmurers, complainers, that the Lord, having saved the people - Nu.14.29,37 walking after their own lusts; and their out of the land of Egypt, afterward de- He.3.16..19 mouth speaketh great swelling words, havstroyedw them that believed not.

* John 8. 14. ing men's persons in admiration because 6 And the angels a which kept not their 8 or, princi. of advantage. $ first estate, but left their own habitation, pality. 17 But, beloved, remember ye the words he hath reserved in everlasting chains, y 2 Pe. 2. 4. which were spoken before of the apostles under. darkness, unto the judgment: of Re. 20. 10. of our Lord Jesus Christ; the great day.

a Ge. 19. 24.

18 How that they told you there 7 Even as Sodoma and Gomorrha, and 81 Ti. 4. 1. should be mockers in the last time, who the cities about them, in like manner

should walk after their own ungodly giving themselves, over to fornication,


lusts. and going after Śstrange flesh, are set cHe. 10. 25. 19 These be they who separate themforth for an example, suffering the ven- d Col. 2. 7. selves, sensual, having not the Spirit. geance of eternal fire.

e2Pe.2.10,11. 20 But ye, beloved, building a up your8 Likewise also these filthy, dreamers Ep. 6. 18. selves on your most holy faith, praying defilee the flesh, despise dominion, and Da. 12. 1, in the Holy Ghost,

hJno.15.4,10 speak evil of dignities.

i Tit. 2. 13.

21 Keep yourselvesh in the love of 9 Yet Michael o the archangel, when & De. 34. 6. God, looking i for the mercy of our Lord contending with the devil,, he disputed ? Ex. 22. 28. Jesus Christ unto eternal life. about the body of Moses,k durst? not mZec. 3. 2. 22 And of some have compassion, makbring against him a railing accusation, n Zec. 3. 2..5. ing a difference : but said, The Lord rebukem thee.

o Re. 3. 4, 18. 23 And others save with fear, pulling" 10 But these speak evil of those things r Ro. 16. 25.. them out of the fire; hating even the garwhich they know not: but what they

27. mento spotted by the flesh. know naturally, as brute beasts, in those 92 Ti. 4. 18. 24 Now unto him P that is able to keep !

Col. 1. 22. things they corrupt themselves.

you from falling, and to present' you

& Ge. 4. 5. 11 Woe unto them! for they have gone

t Nu. 22.7,21.

faultless before the presence of his glory in the way of Cain, and ran greedily v1 Ti. 1. 15. with exceeding joy, after the error of Balaam for reward, r Nu.16.1,&c. 25 Tou the only wise God our Saviour, and perished in the gainsaying of Core." w 2 Pe. 2. 13. be glory and majesty, dominion and 12 These are spots in your feasts of

| power, both now and ever. Amen. 176

The REVELATION of St. JOHN the Divine.

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A. D. 96. twoedged sword: and his countenance THE Revelation of Jesus Christ, which

was as the suna shineth in his strength. God gave unto him, to shew unto his a chap. 10. 1. 17 And when I saw him, I fell at his servants things which must shortly come Ac. 26. 13. feet as dead. And he laid his right hand

b Ro. 6. 9. to pass; and he sent and signified it by

c ch. 20, 1, 2.

upon me, saying, unto me, Fear not; I his angel unto his servant John:

am the first and the last: 2. Who bare record of the word

of God a Lu. 11. 28. and behold, I am alive forevermore
Pg. 63. 20.

18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and

e Ja. 5. 8, 9. of all things that he saw.

1 Pe. 4.7.

Amen; and have the keyse of hell and 3 Blessedd is he that readeth, and they sverse 16. of death. that hear the words of this prophecy, and

g verse 11. 19 Write the things which thou hast keep those things which are written there h verse 8. seen, and the things which are, and the in: for the time is at hand.

i Mat.5.15,16 things which shall be hereafter ;

20 The mystery of the sevent stars 4 JOHN to the seven y churches which k chap. 3. 1.


which thou sawest in my right hand, and are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and

Zec. 4. 10.

the seven golden candlesticks. The seven peace, from himwhich is, and which 1 John 8. 14. stars are the angels of the seven churches : was, and which is to come; and from m Col. 1. 18. and the seven candlesticksi which thou the sevenk Spirits which are before bis nch.1.16, 20. sawest, are the seven churches. throne;

o John 13.1.

CHAPTER II. 5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the P He. 9. 14. UNTO the angel of the church of faithful witness, and the m first

begotten ver:9, 13, 19. Ephesus write; These things saith he of the dead, and the prince of the kings

ch.3.1,8,15. that» holdeth the seven stars in his right

Ps. 1. 6. of the earth. Unto him that lovedo us,

r Ex. 19. 6.

hand, who walketh in the midst of the and washed p us from our sins in his own

1 Pe.2.6..9. seven golden candlesticks; blood,

& He. 13. 21. 2 I know thy works, and thy labour, 6 And hath made us kings and priests t1 John 4.1. and thy patience, and how thou canst unto God and his Father; to him & be u2 Co. 11. 13. not bear them which are evil: and thou glory and dominion for ever and ever.

o Da. 7. 13. hast tried them which say they are Amen.

Mat. 26. 64. apostles, and are not, u and hast found

w Zec. 12. 10. 7 Behold, he cometh with clouds ;v and

them liars :

* Mat. 24. 30. every eye shall see him, and they w also

y Ga. 6.9.

3. And hast borne, and hast patience, which pierced him: and all kindreds of

2 chap.22.20. and for my name's sake hast laboured, the earth shall wail * because of him.

and hast not fainted.y

a Is. 41. 4. Even so,. Amen.

6 . .

4 Nevertheless I have somewhat against 8 Ia am Alpha and Omega, the begin: Je. 2.2; 3. thee, because thou hast left thy first love. ning and the

ending, saith the Lord, which a Mat. 27. 41, 5 Remember therefore from whence is, and which was, and which is to come, 43.) thou art fallen; and repent, and do the the Almighty.

first works;c or else I will come unto thee 9 I John, who also am your brother, 12 Co. 12. 2. quickly, and will removed thy candlestick and companion in tribulation, and in the 9 John 20.26. out of his place, except thou repent. kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, Ac. 20. 7. 6 But this thou hast, that thou hatest was in the isle that is called Patmos, for 1 Co. 16. 2. the deeds of the Nicolaitanes, which I the word of God, and for the testimony ver:11,17,29 also hate.

Mat. 11. 15. of Jesus Christ.

ich.22.2, 14.

7 Hek that hath an ear, let him hear 10 I was in the Spirits on the 9 Lord's

Ge. 2.9.

what the Spirit saith unto the churches ; day, and heard behind me a great voice, k chap. 2. 1.

To him that overcometh will I give to eat as of a trumpet,

Ichap. 2. 8. of the tree i of life, which is in the midst 11 Saying, I'am Alpha and Omega, the chap.1. 8,17 of the paradise of God. first and the las and, What thou seest, chap. 2. 8 And unto the angel of the church in write in a book, and send it unto the • chap. 2. 18. Smyrna write;. These things saith the seven churches which are in Asia; unto p chap. 3. 1. firstm and the last, which was dead, and Ephesus, * and unto Smyrna,' and unto chap. 3.74 is alive;

r 3. 14. Pergamos," and unto Thyatira,' and unto

81 Ti. 6. 18.

9 I know thy works, and tribulation, Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and Ro.2.28,29. and poverty, (but thou art rich). and I unto Laodicea."

u Ex. 25. 37.'| know the blasphemy of them which say 12 And I turned to see the voice that Zec. 4. 2. they are Jews, and are not, but are the spake with me. And being turned, I saw chap. 3. 9. synagogue of Satan. seven“ golden candlesticks;

w Eze. 1. 26.. 10 Fear none of those things which thou 13 And in the midst of the seven can- 28. shalt suffer : behold, the devil shall cast dlesticks one w like unto the Son of man, Da. 7. 9, 13. some of you into prison, that ye may be clothed with a garment down to the foot, 10,5,6, tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten

# Mat. 10. 22. and girt about the paps with a golden

y Ja. 1. 12.

days: be thou faithful* unto death, and girdle.

chap. 2. 18. I will give thee a crowny of life. 14 His head and his hairs were white

19. 12.

il He that hath an ear, let him hear like wool, as white as snow; and his

a Eze. 1.7.

what the Spirit saith unto the churches ; eyes? were as a flame of fire;

chap.20.14. He that overcometh shall not be hurt of 15 And his feet a like unto fine brass, c Eze. 43. 2." the second death. as if they burned in a furnace; and his d chap. 1. 16. 12 And to the angel of the church in voice as the sound of many waters.

e Is. 49. 2. Pergamos write; These things saith a he 16 And he had in his right hand seven He. 4. 12. which hath the sharp sword with two stars; and out of his mouth went ae sharp

edges ;


e verse 15.

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Warnings to Thyatira and Sardis; REVELATION, III. to Philadelphia and Laodicea.

13 I knowa thy works, and where thou A. D. 96. die: for I have not found thy works perdwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and

fectb before God. thou holdest fast my name, and hast not a verse 9. 3 Remember therefore how thou hast denied d my faith, even in those days • Da. 5. 27. received and heard ; and hold fast, and wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, He. 2. 1. repent. If therefore thou shalt pot watch, who was slain among you, where Satan a 2 Ti. 2. 12. I will come on thee as a thief, and thou dwelleth.

shalt not know what hour I will come

e verse 19. 14 But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold schap. 16.15. upon thee.

4 Thou hast a few names even in Sar. the doctrine of Balaam, who v taught Ba Na. 31, 16. dis which have not defiled their garments lac to cast a stumblingblock before the " chap.. %and they shall walk with me in white: children of Israel, to eati things sacrificed

i Ac. 15. 29.

for they are worthy. unto idols, and to commit fornication.'

5 He that overcometh, the same shall 15 So hast thou also them that hold the 100.6.13,18 be clothed in white raiment; and I will doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing ?chap. 17. 8. not blot out his name out of 'thel book of I hate.

m Lu. 12. 8. life, but I will confess m his name before 16 Repent; or else I will come unto » Is. 11. 4. my Father, and before his angels. theo quickly, and“ will fight against overse 7. 6 He that hath an ear, let him hear them with the sword of my mouth.

ch.3.6,13,22 what the Spirit saith unto the churches. 17 Heo that hath an ear, let him hear » Ac. 3. 14. 7 And to the angel of the church in what the Spirit saith unto the churches ; 91 Jno.5.20. Philadelphia write; These things saith To him that overcometh will I give to eat Is. 22. 22. be that is holy,” he that is true, a he that of the hidden' manna, and will give him

hath the keys of David, he that openeth,

& Ps. 25. 14, a white stone, and in the stone a new

and no man shutteth ; and shutteth, and

t Job 12. 14. name written, which no man knoweth ~

no man openeth; saving he that receiveth it.

u chap. 3. 12.

8 I know thy works : behold, I have set 18 And unto the angel of the church in 19. 12, 13. before thee an open door, and no man

Is. 56. 4, 5. Thyatira write; These things saith the

65. 15

can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, Son of God, who hath his eyes y like unto w120.2. 14. and hast kept my word, and hast not a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine 1 Co. 16. 9. denied my name. brass ;

y ch.1. 14, 15. 9 Behold, I will make them of the syna19 know thy works, and charity, - chap. 2. 9. gogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and service, and faith, and thy patience, a verse 2. and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make and thy works; and the last to be more 0 Is. 60. 14. them to come and worship before thy than the first.

c 2 Pe. 2. 9. feet, and to know that I have loved thee. 20 Notwithstanding, I have a few things 11 Ki. 16. 31. 10 Because thou hast kept the word of against thee, because thou sufferest that Zep. 1. 14.

my patience, Ic also will keep thee from

Iverse 3. woman Jezebel,d which calleth herself a

the hour of temptation, which shall come

g Ex. 34. 15. prophetess, to teach and to seduce my 1 Co. 10. 20, upon all the world, to try them that dwell servants to commit fornication, and to

28.) upon the earth. eaty things sacrificed unto idols.

h Ro. 2. 4. 11 Behold, I come quickly :' hold that 21 And I gave her spacek to repent of 2 Pe. 3. fast which thou hast, that no man take her fornication; and she repented not. i chap. 9. 20. thy crown.

22 Behold, Ik will cast her into a bed, * Eze. 16. 37. 12 Him that overcometh will I make a and them that commit adultery with her 23. 29. pillar in the temple of my God; and he into great tribulation, except they repent chap; 6. 8. shall go no more out: and I will write of their deeds.

m ch.21.2,10. upon him the name of my God, and the 23 And I will kill? her children with n Zep. 1. 11. name of the city of my God, which is death; and all the churches n shall know 01 Ch. 28. 9. Newm Jerusalem, which cometh down that I am he which searcheth the reins 2 Ch. 6. 30. out of heaven from my God: and I will and hearts; and IP will give unto every

Ps. 7. 9.

write upon him my new name. one of you according to your works.

Je, 17. 10.

13 He that hath an ear, let him hear 24. But unto you I say, and unto the PPs. 62. 12.

what the Spirit saith unto the churches. rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this Bor, in Lao- 14_And unto the angel of the church B of doctrine, and which have not known the dicea. the Laodiceans write; These things saith depths" of Satan, as they speak; I will gIs. 65. 16. the Amen, the faithful and true witness, put upon you none other burden.

2Th.2.9..12. the beginning of the creation of God; 25 But tható which ye have already schap. 3. 11. 15 I know thy works, that thou art hold fast till I come.

t1 Ki. 18. 21. neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert 26 And he that overcometh,” and keep- u ver.7,11,17. cold or hot. eth my works” unto the end, to him will

ch. 3. 5, 12, 16 So then because thou art lukewarm,

21. I give power over the nations :

and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee

21. 7. 27 And w he shall rule them with a rod

v John 6. 29. out of my mouth. of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall

Ja. 2. 20.

17 Because thou sayest, I* am rich, and they be broken toy shivers : even as I re- w Ps. 49. 14. increased with goods, and have need of ceived of my Father.

149.5..9. nothing; and knowest not that thou art 28 And I will give him the morning - Ho. 12. 8. wretched, and miserable, and poor, and star.

y Ps. 2. 9. blind,

and naked

: 29 He that hath an ear, let him hear - chap.22.16. 18 'I counsel thee to buya of me gold what the Spirit saith unto the churches.

a Is. 55. 1. tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; CHAPTER III.

6 chap. 5. 6. and white raiment, that thou mayest be AND unto the angel of the church in chap. 16.15. clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedSardis write; These things saith he that

4 ch.2. 2, &c.
el Ti. 5. 6.

nesse do not appear; and anoint thine eyes hath the seven Spirits of God, and the He. 12.5; 6. with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. seven stars; I know thy works, that y chap. 2.5. 19 As many as I love, I rebuke and thou hast a name that thou livest, and h Ca. 5.2. chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. art dead.

Lu. 12. 36. 20 Behold, I stand at the door, and ? Be watchful, and strengthen the John 14. 23. knock :ifi any man hear my voice, and things which remain, that are ready to

open the door, I will come in to him, and

Vision of the throne in heaven. REVELATION, VI. The opening of the seals. will sup with him, and he with me.

A. D. 96. the throne and of the four beasts, and in 21 To him that overcometh a will I

the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb, grant to site with me in my throne, even a chap. 12.11. as it had been slain, having seven horns as I also overcame, and am set down 1Jno.5.4,5. and seven eyes, which are the seven Spiwith my Father in his throne.

b Is. 53. 7. rits of God sent forth into all the earth. 22 Hes that hath an ear, let him hear


7 And he came and took the book out

cLu, 22. 30. what the Spirit saith unto the churches.

dJno. 16.33.

of the right hand of him that sat upon CHAPTER IV.

e Zec. 4. 10. AFTER this I looked, and, behold, a fchap. 2.7.

the throne.

8 And when he had taken the book, door was opened in heaven; and the first ch.2.4,8,10. the four beasts, and four and twenty voiceh which I heard was 'as it were of h chap. 1. 10. elders fell down before the Lamb, hava trumpet talking with me, which said, chap. 15. 2. ing every one of them harps, and golden Comek up hither, and I will shew thee kchap. 11. 12. vials full of Bodours, which are the things which must be hereafter.

Bor, incense. prayers? of saints. 2 And immediately I was in m the Spi- ? Ps. 141. 2. 9 And they sung a new song," saying, rit : and, behold, a' throne was set in mchap.17.3. Thou art worthy to take the book, and to heaven, and one satr on the throne.

21.10. open the seals thereof: for thou wast 3 And he that sat was to look upon like

Eze.3.12..14 slain, and hast redeemed us to God by a jasper and a sardine stone : and there » chap. 14.3. thy blood,? out of every kindred," and was a rainbow round about the throne, in

o Is. 6. 1. tongue, and people, and nation ; sight like unto an emerald.

Je. 17. 12. 10 And hast made us unto our God 4 And round about the throne were four Eze.1.26,28 kings. and priests : and we shall reign and twenty seats :X and upon the seats I - Da. 7.9. on the earth. saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed He, 8. 1. 11 And I beheld, and I heard the voice in white raiment;o and they had on their 9A0. 20. 28. of many angels round about the throne heads crowns w of gold.

Ep. 1.7. and the beasts and the elders : and the 5 And out of the throne proceeded He. 9. 12. number* of them was ten thousand times lightnings y and thunderings and voices : 1 Pe.1.18, 19 ten thousand, and thousands of thouand there were seven lamps of fire burn. chap. 7. 9. sands; ing before the throne, which are the seven schap. 1. 6. 12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy « is Spiritsb of God.

t chap. 22.5. the Lamb that was slain to receive power, 6 And before the throne there was a chap:194.16. and riches, and wisdom, and strength, sea of glass like unto crystal : and in the

w verse 10.

and honour, and glory, and blessing.. midst of the throne, and round about the

* Da. 7. 10.

13 And every creatured which is in hea. throne, were four beasts,e full of eyes be

He. 12. 22. ven, and on the earth, and under the earth, fore and behind.

and such as are in the sea, and all that 7. And the first beast was like a lion, chap. 8. 5.

16. 18. are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, f and the second beast like a calf, and the

Ge. 15. 17.

and honour, and glory, and power, be third beast had a face as a man, and the

Ex. 37. 23.

unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and fourth beast was like a flying eagle.

Zec. 4. 2.

unto the Lamb for ever and ever. 8 And the four beasts had each of them a chap. 4. 11. 14 And the four beasts I said, Amen. six wingsh about him; and they were full chap. 1.4. And the four and twenty elders fell down of eyes within: and they prest not day chap. 15. 2. and worshipped him that liveth for ever and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord a Phi. 2. 10.

and ever. God Almighty, which was, and is, and is e Eze.1.5, &c.

CHAPTER VI. to come

10. 14. AND I saw when the Lamb opened one 9 And when those beasts give glory 11 Ch. 29. 11. of the seals; i and I heard, as it were the and honour and thanks to him that sat 1 Ti. 6. 16. noise of thunder, one of the four beasts, on the throne, whok liveth for ever and 1 Pe. 4. 11. saying, Come and see. ever,

g chap. 19.4.

2 And I saw, and behold a white horse : 10' The four and twenty elders fall 1 Is. 6. 2, &c. and he that sat on him had a bow; and a down before him that sat on the throne, y have no rest. crown was given unto him: and he went and worship him that liveth for ever and chap. 5.6. forth conquering, m and to conquer. ever, and cast their crowns” before the kchap. 5. 14. 3 And when he had opened the second throne, saying,

i Zec.8.3,&c. seal, I heard the second beast say, Come 11 Thou art worthy, O Lord, to re

m Ps. 45.3..5. and see. ceive glory and honour and power :P for n verse 4. 4 And there went out another horse that thou hast created all things, and for thy chap, 5.12. was red: and power was given to him that

p Col. 1. 16. pleasure they are and were created.

sat thereon to take peace from the earth, CHAPTER V.

Ezo,2. 9,10. and that they should kill one another: and

r Is. . AND I saw in the right hand of him

& The word

there was given unto him a great sword. that sat on the throne a book a written

5 And when he had opened the third

chonic within and on the backside, sealed" with


seal, I heard the third beast say, Come beven seals.

and see. And I beheld, and, lo, a black 2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming containing horse ; and he that sat on him had a pair with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open

one wine

of balances in his hand. the book, and to loose the seals thereof?

6 And I heard a voice in the midst of 3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth, the twelfth the four beasts say, 8 A measure of wheat neither under the earth, was able to open

part of a

for a penny, and three measures of barley the book, neither to look thereon.


for a penny;, and see thou hurt not the 4 And I wept much, because no man * chap. 9. 4.

oil and the wine. was found worthy to open and to read t Ge.49.9, 10. 7. And when he had opened the fourth the book, neither to look thereon.

Nu. 24. 9.

seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast 5 And one of the elders saith unto

He, 7. 14. me,

say, Come and see. Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe chap. 22.16. 8' And I looked, and behold a pale of Juda, the Root of David, hath pre- Is. Î1.1, 10. horse ; and his name that sat on him was vailed to open the book, and to loose the Sor, to him. Death, and Hell followed with him. And seven seals thereof.

v Eze. 14. 21. power was given 5 unto them over the 6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of

fourth part of the earth, to killv with

a measure

quart, and

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