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Rev, 12. 7. W 2 Esd.4.36.
2 2 .
2 Pet. 2. 10. at nought dominion, and “rail at which ungodly sinners have spoken Pinh,.. idignities. But Michael w the against him. 16 These are murv Dan, 16.15 archangel, when contending with murers, complainers, 'walking after r2 Pet. 2. 10.
the devil he disputed about the their lusts (and their mouth speak- 42 Pet. 2. 18. Feb.* body of Moses, durst not bring eth great swelling words), 'shewing Lev. 11 15
against him a railing judgement, respect of persons for the sake of
10 But these rail at whatsoever 17 But ye, beloved, "remember ? Pet. 2 2. y Zech.3, 2. things they know not: and what ye the words which have been spo
they understand naturally, like the ken before by the apostles of our
things are they destroyed. 11 Woe they said to you, ” In the last time v 2 Pet. & 2 a See Gen. unto them! for they went in a the there shall be mockers, walking otse Pet. way of Cain, and 3 ran riotously in after their own ungodly lusts. Cp. 1 Cor.
the error of Balaam for hire, and 19 These are they who make separa- mg.). c.Num. 16. perished
in the gainsaying of Ko- tions, 8 w sensual, * having not the slip. Rom. 1-3, 31-35.
rah. 12 These are they who are Spirit. 20 But ye, beloved, v build- & Phil. 2.8. d 2 Pet. 2.13. hidden rocks d in your love-feasts ing up yourselves on your most see Col.
when they feast with you, e shep- holy faith, * praying in the Holy Eph18
herds that without fear feed them- Spirit, 21 a keep yourselves in the Prov.25.14. selves; clouds without water, love of God, looking for the mercy "cp. Acts 3 Heb. 13,4: carried along by winds; autumn of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eter- 43 i Isai. 57. 20. trees without fruit, twice dead, nal life. 22 And on some have 2 Pet. 3. 12. p. 2 Cor. A plucked up by the roots; 13 'wild mercy, 10 who are in doubt; 23 and death Philo3:19
. waves of the sea, foaming out their some save, snatching them out of See 1 Cor.
own 5 shame; I wandering stars, a the fire; and on some have mercy ech, 2 Cor. 12 Pet. 2: 17. i for whom the blackness of dark- ewith fear; hating even the gar- Rev. 2.4.
See Deut. ness hath been reserved for ever. ment spotted by the flesh. Cp. Dan. 7. 14 And to these also Enoch, mthe 249 Now unto him that is able y Rom.16.25. 2 Esd. 6.3 seventh from Adam, prophesied, to guard you from stumbling, and Soho 39 & Mark8.38 saying, "Behold, the Lord came i to set you before the presence of col. 2.
with 8 ten thousands of his holy his glory without blemish in ex
ones, 15° to execute judgement ceeding joy, 25 to k the only God Eph. 1. 4 o Cp. 2 Pet. upon all, and to convict all the un our Saviour, through Jesus Christ phil. 2. 15. p 2 Pet. 2.6. godly of all their works of ungod- our Lord,'be glory, majesty, domin- John 3. 4.
Sam. 2. 3. liness which they have r ungodly ion and power, before all time, and some 1.1.7. John 6.60. wrought, and of all ? the hard things now, and 11 for evermore. Amen.
e Ezek. 34. 2, 8, 10.
& 1 Thess.
1 Pet. 4. 13
OF S. JOHN THE DIVINE.
a John 17. 1 THE Revelation of Jesus and keep the things which are 4 ch. 10. 7. 8.
Cp. 1 John Cp. John I Christ, which God 12a gave him written therein: A for the time is at 8. 26 oto shew unto his 18 servants, hand.
See Rom. & 14. 10.
18. 11. och. 22. 6. even the things which must shortly
i ver. 8. c ch. 2. 16. d John 19.85. come to pass : and che sent and 4 JOHN to the seven churches Heb. 13. 8. e ch. 6. 9 & 12. 17
signified 14 it by his angel unto his which are in Asia : Grace to you Ex. 3.14 & 19. 10. servant John; 2d who bare witness and peace, from him which is and John 1.1. See I Cor. 1.6.
of the word of God, and of ethe & which was and 16 which is to come; this g ch. 22.7. 2., 19. testimony of Jesus Christ, even f of and from the seven Spirits which
mch. 3. 14. Cp. Luke all things that he saw. 3° Blessed are before his throne ; 5 and from John 18. št. & John 8.51 is he that readeth, and they that Jesus Christ, who is m the faithful Tim. 6.18 & 1 John
hear the words of the prophecy, witness, " the firstborn of the dead, Ps 83,7 2.8.
n Col. 1. 18 1 Gr. glories. 2 Or, corrupted 3 Or, cast themselves away through 4 Or, spots 8 Gr. shames. Cp.Ps.89.27 6 Gr. his holy myriads. 7 Gr. their own lusts of ungodlinesses. 8 Or, natural Or, animal 9 The & Acts 20.23 Greek text in this passage (And ... fire) is somewhat uncertain. 10 Or, chile they dispute with you
& 1 Cor. 15. 11 Gr. unto all the ages. 12 Or, gare unto him, to shere unto his serrants the things te. 13 Gr. bondser. 20. rants: and so throughout this book. 14 Or, them 15 Or, schich cometh
och, 17.14 & 19. 10.
z Cp.ch. 9.1 &
Cr. Ps. 89. earth.
& 15. 3.
q1 Pet. 1.
5. 14, 13.
See Matt. 16. 27. w Zech. 12. 10.
rch. 21.6 & 92. 13. Cp. Isai. 41. 4 & 43. 10 & 44. 6. » Ver. 4.
2 c ch, 3. 10,
12. 3, .
and • the ruler of the kings of the 10 for evermore, and I have the keys
Unto P him that loveth us, of death and of Hades. 19 a Write Wisdom
and la loosed us from our sins 2 by therefore othe things which thou 16.13. p John 13.34
his blood ; 6 and he made us to be sawest, and the things which are, o ver. 12-16. Rom. 8. 37, "a kingdom, to be " priests unto his and the things which shall come to
God and Father; to him be the pass hereafter ; 20 the mystery of
The seven + See Rom. eye shall see him, and they which stars are the angels of the seven n1 Pet. 4.11. pierced him; and all the tribes of churches: and d the seven ? candle. d Cp. Matt. v Dan. 7. 13. the earth shall mourn over him. sticks are seven churches. Even so, Amen.
1 To the angel of the church 8*I am the Alpha and the Omega, 2 in Ephesus write; John 19.37. saith 4 the Lord God, 5y which is These things saith he that ech. 1. 16,20.
and which was and which is to holdeth the seven stars in his right
hand, he that walketh in the midst sch. 1. 13. 91 John, your brother and * par- of the seven golden 7 candlesticks :
taker with you in a the tribulation 29 I know thy works, and thy toil over. 19. z pa. Phil. and kingdom and patience which and patience, and that thou canst a John 16.3.2. are in Jesus, was in the isle that is not bear evil men, and "didst try h See 1 John
called Patmos, d for the word of them i which call themselves apos- see 2 Cor. Sh2. God and the testimony of Jesus. tles, and they are not, and didst 11. 13. Cp; ch. 17.3 10° I was in the Spirit on the find them false; 3 and thou hast * Matt. 22. Lord's day, and I heard behind me patience and didst bear i for my ;John 15.21. i Kin. 18. a great voice, as of a trumpet name's sake, and " hast not grown & Cp: Heb.
11 saying, "What thou seest, write weary: 4 But I have this against 2001.12.2
. in a book, and send it to the seven thee, that thou didst leave 'thy first i Jer. 2. 2. Actr. 30. churches; unto Ephesus, and unto love. 5 Remember therefore from 2
Smyrna, and unto Pergamum, and whence thou art fallen, and repent,
12 And I turned to see the 12 candlestick out of its place, except n ch. 3. 3, 19 Cp.chin... voice which spake with me. And thou repent. 6 But this thou hast, i Dan, 7.13. having turned I saw seven golden that thou batest the works of othe o ver. 15. Dan. 10.16
. ? candlesticks ; 13 and in the midst Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
of the 7 candlesticks i one like unto 7P He that hath an ear, let him hear n ver. 11, 17, 8 ka son of man, clothed with a what the Spirit saith to the churches.
ch. 3, 6, 13, n Dan. 7. 9. garment down to the foot, and " girt ? To him that overcometh, to him
about at the breasts with a golden will I give to eat of "the tree of
girdle. 14 And his head and " his life, which is in the 13 Paradise of p Ezek. 1.7. hair were white as white wool, God.
white as snow; and "his eyes were 8 And to the angel of the church
as a flame of fire ; 15 and Phis feet in Smyrna write ; 2 Esd. 6.11. like unto burnished brass, as if it These things saith the first and Ezek. 28.
had been refined in a furnace; and the last, "which was dead, and
hand seven stars: and sout of his art rich), and the 14 blasphemy of "James 2.5. & Wisdom mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged w them which say they are Jews, 698 & Eph.6.17 sword: and his countenance was and they are not, but are a syna
as the sun shineth u in his strength. gogue of Satan. 10 Fear not the Judz. 5. 17 And "when I saw him, I fell at things which thou art about to suf
his feet as one dead. And he laid fer: behold, the devil is about to y Cp. Gen. $10.9.10.25. his right hand upon me, w saying, cast some of you into prison, w that
Fear not ; * I am the first and the ye may be tried ; 15 and sye shall ohn 21. last, 18 and the Living one; and vI have iš tribulation v ten days. * Be w Matt. 17.7. I was dead, and behold, I am alive thou faithful a unto death, and I a ch. 12. 11.
ch. 4. 1.
ver. 2, 19. i ver. 20. ch. 2. 1. Ex. 25. 37. 2 Chr. 1.20. cea. Zech. 2
John 3. 27 (mg.). i Dan. 10. 5. ich. 15. 6.
och. 2. 18 & 19. 12. Cp. Dan. 10. 6.
& 13. 3. Matt. 11. 15 & 13. 9, al. qch.3.3, &c. & 21. 7. r 2 Esd. 2.12 & 8. 52. See Gen. 2. 9.
Dan. 10. 6. 9 ch. 14. 2 & 19.6. Ezek. 43.2.
13 & 31.8 (Gk.). + See ch. 1.
1 Many authorities, some ancient, read rashed. 2 Gr. in. 3 Gr. unto the ages of the ages. Many ancient authorities omnit of the ages. 4 Or, the Lord, the God 5 Or, he which 6 Or, which cometh 7 Gr. lampstuds. 8 Or, the Son of man 9 Gr. became. 10 Gr. unto the ages of the ages. 11 Gr. upon. 12 Gr. lampstand. 13 Or, garden : as in Gen. 2. 8. 14 Or, reviling 15 Some ancient au. thorities read and may hare. 16 Gr. a tribulation of ten days.
& 21. 8.
e ver. 16. ch. 1. 16.
z Cp. Acts
& & 17. 6
j ver. 20.
& 10. 19. k Num. 25.1 & 31. 16. 1 Cor. 10.8.
m Cp. ch.
22. 7. » See 2 These. 2.8.
b See James will give thee the crown of life. tribulation, except they repent of c'see ver. i. 11 He that hath an ear, let him her works. 23 And I will kill her
hear what the Spirit saith to the children with #death ; and all the
churches. «He that overcometh churches shall know that I am he dch.20.6,14 shall not be hurt of the second w which searcheth the reins and Ps. 7.9 death.
hearts: and I will give unto each Ser20.12. 12 And to the angel of the church one
of you according to your works. See Rom. in Pergamum write ;
24 But to you I say, to the rest that *Bee Matt. These things saith he that hath are in Thyatira, as many as have 16. 27. e the sharp two-edged sword: 13 I not this teaching, which know not
know where thou dwellest, even v the deep things of Satan, as they cp. 1 Cor. f ver. 9. where Satan's throne is : and thou say; I * cast upon you none other to
holdest fast my name, and didst burden. 25 Howbeit a that which 15.2%, gSee 1 Tim. not deny my faith, even in the ye have, hold fast till I come. h Act822.20. days I of Antipas “my witness, my 26 And he that overcometh, and > See ver. i. Sich. 1. 5 faithful one, who was killed among he that keepeth my works "unto csee Heb.
you, where Satan dwelleth. 14 But the end, d to him will I give author- P. 2.8. (mg.).
I have a few things against thee, ity over the nations : 27 and he p.eh. &.
because thou hast there some that shall frule them with a rod of 20. 4. i See 2 Pet. hold the teaching of Balaam, 5 iron, as the vessels of the potter eh. 12.'s
who taught Balak to cast a stum- are broken to shivers ; as I also $13.15 bling block before the children of have received of my Father : 28 and "Jer. 19. 11.
Israel, i to eat things sacrificed to I will give him the morning star. A Cp. 9 Pet. 1 Cor. 8. 16 idols, and * to commit fornication. 29. He that hath an ear, let him belsch.
15 So hast thou also some that hold hear what the Spirit saith to the 16.
the teaching of 'the Nicolaitans in churches.
or else I come to thee quickly, 3 church in Sardis write ;
These things saith he that i See ch. 1.
churches. To him that overcom- livest, kand thou art dead. 2 Be & See Luke Cp: John eth, to him will I give of the thou watchful, and stablish the
hidden manna, and I will give him things that remain, which were / Acts 14. *
a white stone, and upon the stone ready to die: for I have found mcp 2Tim. ech. 3. 12. P a new name written, Iwhich no no works of thine 'fulfilled before eh. 2.3. one knoweth but he that receiveth my God. 3° Remember therefore th:1.6,1.5
. 9 ch. 19. 12. it.
how thou hast received and didst 13.
therefore thou shalt not watch, "I 1.9 These things saith the Son of will come as a thief, and thou (mf.) r ch. 1. 14, God," who hath his eyes like a shalt not know what hour I will img.).
flame of fire, and his feet are like come upon thee. 4 But thou hast dude.B
thee, that thou sufferest 2 the wo- in white garments; and I will in Sez. t1 Kin. 16. man Jezebel, which calleth her- no wise blot his name out of the ch, 18. 8
self a prophetess; and she teacheth book of life, and I will confess his * 20.12, 18 2Kin... and seduceth my servants u to com- name before my Father, and before 1.27
mit fornication, and "to eat things his angels. 6'He that hath an ear, Matt. 16. sacrificed to idols. 21 And I gave let him hear what the Spirit saith Luke 12. &
her time that she should repent; to the churches. Cp: ch.9. and she willeth not to repent of 7 And to the angel of the church ch. 19. ii. 16.9, 11. her fornication. 22 Behold, I do in Philadelphia write;
cast her into a bed, and them that These things saith * he that is laai. 22.2.
5 Or, iron; as vessels of the potter, are
Isai. 62.2 & 65. 15.
1 Thess. 5.
Cp. ch. 14. 3.
$ ver. 2.
c John 14.
O Acts 14.27.
2 2. 12.
& John 12.
Cp. Ex. 19.
f ch. 1. 9.
g ch. 6. 10
ch. 2. 7,
See I Kin.
k See ch.
a Job 12.14. hath the key of David, a he that hold, I stand at the door and a knock: aCp.s.ofs.
openeth, and none shall shut, and if any man hear my voice and open o Luke 12.
set before thee à door opened, me. 21 d He that overcometh, I ke
hast a little power, and didst keep me in my throne, as I also over- ech: 20. 4.
9 Behold, I give of cthe in his throne. 22 dHe that hath an
say they are Jews, and they are saith to the churches.
before thy feet, and to know that heaven, and the first voice which $1.7.14
thou didst keep the word of my speaking with me, one saying, 19, 20.
overcometh, I will make him la like a ? jasper stone and a sardius :
. pillar in the 5 temple of my God, and there was ma rainbow round 2.9.
and he shall go out thence no more: about the throne, like an emerald m Ezek. 1.
of the city of my God, "the new thrones: and upon the thrones I sair n ch.11.16
nings and voices and thunders. And ych.
ing before the throne, 'which are
nor cold, I will spew thee out of lion, and the second creature like
and know est not that thou art the 8 And the four living creatures,
poor and v blind and naked : 181 are » full of eyes round about and y ver. 6.
become rich; and white garments, holy, is the Lord God, the Al.
ness be not made manifest; and the living creatures shall give glory
thou mayest see. 19- As many as I sitteth on the throne, to chim that ch.5.3,14
6 Or, come to pass. After these things straightıray &c.
Gal. 2. 9.
& 22. 4.
& Heb. 12.
p ch.2. 17
e ver. 4.
h Ps. 33.
& 19. 4.
ich. 20 20
Cp. cb 19
2 Esd. 12.
down before him that sitteth on thousands of thousands ; 12 saying
shall cast e their crowns before the ceive the power, and riches, and
our Lord and our God, to receive and glory, and blessing.
1 And I saw 2 in the right hand saying, Unto him that sitteth on
5 of him that sat on the throne ia the throne, and unto the Lamb, be
the the blessing, and the honour, and
is worthy to open the book, and to the elders e fell down and wor-
6 opened one of the seven seals, sch: 3. 1.
elders saith unto me, Weep not : horse, and k he that sat thereon
tribe of Judah, " the Root of David, unto him la crown: and he came
conquering, and to con-
I saw in the midst of the throne 3 And when he opened the second
and of the four living creatures, seal, I heard » the second living
been slain, having seven horns, and and to him that sat thereon it was
P seven eyes, which are 4 the 3 seven given P to take 6 peace from the Cp. Matt.
the earth. 7 And he came, and he one another: and there was given
4 taketh it out of the right hand of unto him a great sword.
four living creatures and the four ture saying, Come. And I saw,
fore the Lamb, shaving each one a that sat thereon had a balance in
the saints. 9 And they sing pa new ing creatures saying, "A' measure rcpEzek.
take the book, and to open the seals measures of barley for a spenny;
thereof: for w thou wast slain, and and the oil and the wine hurt sch. 7. 3
blood men of vevery tribe, and 7 And when he opened the fourth
tongue, and people, and nation, seal, I heard the voice of " the fourth
God za kingdom and priests; and 8 And I saw, and behold, ta pale Çp. Zech.
horse: and he that sat upon him,
the living creatures and the elders; given unto them authority over the
thousand times ten thousand, and u with sword, and with famine, and Exd. 13.
Rch. 4. 7.
Isai. 53, 7.
& 4. 10.
1 Gr. unto the ages of the ages. 2 Gr.on.
3 Some ancient anthorities omit serven. 4 Gr. hath