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in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them 7 that dwell in heaven. And it was given unto him to make war with the saints,
and to overcome them : and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, 8 and nations. And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names
are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the 9, 10 world. If any man have an ear, let him hear. He that leadeth into captivity
shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns 12 like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. And he exerciseth all the power of the
first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to 13 worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. And he doeth great
wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the 14 sight of men, and deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those
miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them
that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had 15 the wound by a sword, and did live. And he had power to give ' life unto the
image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that 16 as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. And he
caused all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, 2 to receive a mark 17 in their right hand, or in their foreheads: and that no man might buy or sell,
save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the
beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore
and six. 14 And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an
hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in their fore2 heads. And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as
the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their 3 harps: and they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the
four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred 4 and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth. These are
they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they
which follow the Lanıb whithersoever he goeth. These s were redeemed from 5 among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb. And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.
And I saw another angel'fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting Gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the th, and to every nation, and 7 kindred, and tongue, and people, saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give
glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.
And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his 10 hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out
without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with
fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the 11 Lamb: and the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever : and
they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.
Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments 13 of God, and the faith of Jesus. And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto
me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord 4 from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow
them. 14 And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto
the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp
1 Gr. brca'h.
3 Gr. were bought.
15 sickle. And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to
him that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, and reap for the time is come 16 for thee to reap; for the harvest of the earth is ' ripe. “And he that sat on the
cloud thrust in bis sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped. 17 And another angel came out of the temple which is in heaven, he also having 18 a sharp sickle. And another angel came out from the altar, which had power
over fire; and cried with a loud cry to him that had the sharp sickle, saying,
Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine of the earth; 19 for her grapes are fully ripe. And the angel thrust in his sickle into the earth,
and gathered the vine of the earth, and cast it into the great winepress of the 20 wrath of God. And the winepress was trodden without the city, and blood
came out of the winepress, even unto the horse bridles, by the space of a thou
sand and six hundred furlongs. 15 I , angels
having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the wrath of God.
And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and
over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of 3 God. And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the
Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty ; just 4 and true are thy ways, thou King of 2 saints. Who shall not fear thee, ó Lord,
and glorify thy name ? for thou only art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.
And after that I looked, and, behold, the temple of the tabernacle of the 6 testimony in heaven was opened: and the seven angels came out of the temple,
having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their 7 breasts girded with golden girdles. And one of the four beasts gave unto the
seven angels seven golden vials full of the wrath of God, who liveth for ever 8 and ever.
And the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God, and from his power; and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven
plagues of the seven angels were fulfilled. 16 And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go
your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.
And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.
And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea ; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.
And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of 5 water; and they became blood. And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou
art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast 6 judged thus. For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou 7 hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy. And I heard another
out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments. 8 Ånd the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given 9 unto him to scorch men with fire. And men were S scorched with great heat,
and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and
they repented not to give him glory. 10 And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast ; and his 11 kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain, and
blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and repented not of their deeds.
And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be 13 prepared. And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth
of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the 14 false prophet. For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go
forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather thein to the 15 battle of that great day of God Almighty. Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed
i Or, dried.
2 Or, nations, or, nges.
3 Or, burned.
is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see 16 his shame. And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew
tongue Armageddon. 17 And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a
great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is donc. 18 And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great
earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an 19 earthquake, and so great. And the great city was divided into three parts, and
the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before 20 God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath And 21 every island Aed away, and the mountains were not found. And there fell upon
men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof
was exceeding great. 17
AND there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will show unto thee the 2 judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters; with whom the
kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth 3 have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication. So he carried me away
in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured 4 beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. And the
woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and
precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations 5 and filthiness of her fornication : and upon her forehead was a name written,
MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF 62 HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH. And I
saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the
martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration. 7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee
the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns,
The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven moun10 tains, on which the woman sitteth. And there are seven kings: five are fallen,
and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must 11 continue a short space. And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the
eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition. 12 And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet ; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast. 14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them : for
he is Lord of lords, and King of kings : and they that are with him are
called, and chosen, and faithful. 15 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, 16 are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. And the ten horns
which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make 17 her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire. For
God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their king
dom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled. 18 And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the
kings of the earth. 18 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having
great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory. And he cried mightily 2 with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become
the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every 3 unclean and hateful bird. For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with I Gr. gilded.
2 Or, fornications.
her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the l abundance of her delicacies.
And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues 5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities. 6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according 7 to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double. How much
she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give
her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see 8 no sorrow. Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning,
and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord
God who judgeth her. 9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived de
liciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the 10 smoke of her burning, standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying,
Alas! alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy
judgment come. 11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man 12 buyeth their merchandise any more: the merchandise of gold, and silver, and
precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scariet,
and all thyiné wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels 13 of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble, and cinnamon, and
odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and
wheat, and beasts, and sheep; and horses, and chariots, and S slaves, and souls 14 of men. And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and
all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt 15 find them no more at all. The merchants of these things which were made
rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing, 16 and saying, Alas! alas that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, 17 and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls ! for in one hour so great riches is come to nought.
And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many 18 as trade by sea, stood afar off, and cried when they saw the smoke of her burn19 ing, saying, What city is like unto this great city. And they cast dust on their
heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas! alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness? for in one hour is she made desolate.
Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.
And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown 22 down, and shall be found no more at all. And the voice of harpers, and mu
sicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee;
and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; 23 and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee; and the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee;
and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants
were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived. 24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were
slain upon the earth. 19 And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven,
saying, Alleluia ! Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord 2 our God : for true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the
great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged 3 the blood of his servants at her hand. And again they said, Alleluia! And 4 her smoke rose up for ever and ever. And the four and twenty elders and the
four beasts fell down and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen, 5 Alleluia! And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.
And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of
many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia! for the 7 Lord God omnipotent reigneth. Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour
to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself 8 ready And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean 9 and 'l white : for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. And he saith
unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of 10 the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God. And
I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse ; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and 'True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make 12 war. His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and 13 he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. And he was clothed
with a vesture dipped in blood : and his name is called The Word of God. 14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed 15 in fine linen, white and clean. And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that
with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron :
and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. 16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF
KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. 17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice,
saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather your18 selves together unto the supper of the great God; that ye may eat the flesh of
kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and
bond, both small and great. 19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered
together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army. 20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles
before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the
beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a 21 lake of fire burning with brimstone. And the remnant were slain with the
sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth:
and all the fowls were filled with their flesh. 20 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottom
less pit and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold on the dragon, that 2 old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand year 3 and cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him,
that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be
fulfilled : and after that he must be loosed a little season. 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto
them : and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his
image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; 5 and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. But the rest of the
dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first 6 resurrection. Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection :
on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of
Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years. 7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his 8 prison, and shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of
the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of 9 whom is as the sand of the sea. And they went up on the breadth of the earth,
and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire 10 came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them. And the devil
that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and
ever. 11 AND I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face
the earth and the heaven fed away; and there was found no place for them.
i Or, bright.