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works; or else I will come church in Pergamos write; unto thee quickly, and will These things saith he which remove thy candlestick out hath the sharp sword with of his place, except thou re- two edges ; pent.

13 I know thy works, and 6 But this thou hast, that where thou dwellest, even thou hatest the deeds of the where Satan's seat is: and Nicolaitans, which I also thou holdest fast my name, hate.

and hast not denied my faith, 7 He that hath an ear, let him even in those days wherein hear what the Spirit saith Antipas was my faithful marunto the churches ; To him tyr, who was slain among that overcometh will I give you, where Satan dwelleth. to eat of the tree of life, 14 But I have a few things which is in the midst of the against thee, because thou paradise of God.

hast there them that hold the 8 And unto the angel of the doctrine of Balaam, who church in Smyrna write; taught Balak to cast a stumThese things saith the first blingblock before the chiland the last, which was dead, dren of Israel, to eat things and is alive;

sacrificed unto idols, and to 9 I know thy works, and commit fornication. tribulation, and poverty, (but 15 So hast thou also them thou art rich) and I know the that hold the doctrine of the blasphemy of them which say Nicolaitans, which thing I they are Jews, and are not, hate. but are the synagogue of 16 Repent; or else I will Satan.

come unto thee quickly, and 10 Fear none of those things will fight against them with which thou shalt suffer: be- the sword of my mouth. hold, the devil shall cast some 17 He that hath an ear, let of you into prison, that ye him hear what the Spirit may be tried ; and ye shall saith unto the churches ; To have tribulation ten days: be him that overcometh will I thou faithful unto death, and I give to eat of the hidden manwill give thee a crown of life. na, and will give him a white

11 He that hath an ear, let stone, and in the stone a new him hear what the Spirit saith name written, which no man unto the churches; He that knoweth saving he that reovercometh shall not be hurt ceiveth it. of the second death.

18 And unto the angel of 12 And to the angel of the the church in Thyatira write;

These things saith the Son of 26 And he that overcometh, God, who hath his eyes like and keepeth my works unto unto a flame of fire, and his the end, to him will I give feet are like fine brass ; power over the nations:

19 I know thy works, and 27 And he shall rule them charity, and service, and with a rod of iron; as the faith, and thy patience, and vessels of a potter shall they thy works; and the last to be be broken to shivers: even as more than the first.

I received of my Father. 20 Notwithstanding I have 28 And I will give him the a few things against thee, be- morning star. cause thou sufferest that'wo 29 He that hath an ear, let man Jezebel, which calleth him hear what the Spirit herself a prophetess, to teach saith unto the churches. and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and

CHAPTER III. to eat things sacrificed unto 2 The angel of the church of Sardis is idols.

reproved, 3 exhorted to repent, and

threatened if he do not repent. 8 21 And I gave her space to

The angel of the church of Philadel

pha 10 is approved for his diligence repent of her fornication; and

and patience. 15 The angel of Lashe repented not.

odicea rebuked, for being neither

hot nor cold, 19 and admonished to 22 Behold, I will cast her

be more zealous. 20 Christ standeth into a bed, and them that at the door and knocketh.

ND unto into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds. These things saith he that

23° And I will kill her chil- hath the seven Spirits of God, dren with death; and all the and the seven stars; I know churches shall know that I thy works, that thou hast a am he which searcheth the name that thou livest, and reins and hearts: and I will art dead. give unto every one of you 2 Be watchful, and strengthaccording to your works. en the things which remain,

24 But unto you I say, and that are ready to die: for I unto the rest in Thyatira, as have not found thy works many as have not this doc- perfect before God. trine, and which have not 3 Remember therefore how known the depths of Satan, thou hast received and heard, as they speak; I will put upon and hold fast, and repent. you none other burden. If therefore thou shalt not

25 But that which ye have watch, I will come on thee already, hold fast till I come. as a thief, and thou shalt not

know what hour I will come also will keep thee from the upon thee.

hour of temptation, which À Thou hast a few names shall come upon all the even in Sardis which have not world, to try them that defiled their garments; and dwell upon the earth. they shall walk with me in 11 Behold, I come quickly: white: for they are worthy. hold that fast which thou

5 He that overcometh, the hast, that no man take thy same shall be clothed in white crown. raiment; and I will not blot 12 Him that overcometh will out his name out of the book I make a pillar in the temple of life, but I will confess his of my God, and he shall go name before my Father, and no more out: and I will write before his angels.

upon him the name of my 6 He that hath an ear, let God, and the name of the him hear what the Spirit saith city of my God, which is new unto the churches.

Jerusalem, which cometh 7 And to the angel of the down out of heaven from church in Philadelphia write; my God: and I will write These things saith he that is upon him my new name. holy, he that is true, he that 13 He that hath an ear, let hath the key of David, he him hear what the Spirit saith that openeth, and no man unto the churches. shutteth; and shutteth, and 14 And unto the angel of the no man openeth;

church of the Laodiceans 8 I know thy works: be- write; These things saith the hold, I have set before thee Amen, the faithful and true an open door, and no man witness, the beginning of the can shut it: for thou hast a creation of God; little strength, and hast kept 15 I know thy works, that my word, and hast not denied thou art neither cold nor hot: my name.

I would thou wert cold or 9 Behold, I will make them hot. of the synagogue of Satan, 16 So then because thou art which say they are Jews, and lukewarm, and neither cold are not, but do lie; behold, I nor hot, I will spew thee out will make them to come and of my mouth. worship before thy feet, and 17 Because thou sayest, I to know that I have loved am rich, and increased with thee.

goods, and have need of noth10 Because thou hast kept ing; and knowest not that the word of my patience, I thou art wretched, and mis

erable, and poor, and blind, thee things which must be and naked:

hereafter. ,18 I counsel thee to buy of 2 And immediately I was me gold tried in the fire, that in the Spirit: and, behold, a thou mayest be rich; and throne was set in heaven, and white raiment, that thou one sat on the throne. mayest be clothed, and that 3 And he that sat was to the shame of thy nakedness look upon like a jasper and a do not appear; and anoint sardine stone: and there was thine eyes with eyesalve, that a rainbow round about the thou mayest see.

throne, in sight like unto an 19 As many as I love, I re- emerald. buke and chasten : be zeal 4 And round about the ous therefore, and repent. throne were four and twenty

20 Behold, I stand at the seats: and upon the seats I door, and knock: if any man saw four and twenty elders hear my voice, and open the sitting; clothed in white raidoor, I will come in to him, ment; and they had on their and will sup with him, and heads crowns of gold. he with me.

5 And out of the throne pro21 To him that overcom- ceeded lightnings and thuneth will I grant to sit with derings and voices: and there me in my throne, even as were seven lamps of fire burnI also overcame, and am set ing before the throne, which down with my Father in his are the seven Spirits of God. throne.

6 And before the throne there 22 He that hath an ear, let was a sea of glass like unto him hear what the Spirit crystal: and in the midst of saith unto the churches. the throne, and round about

the throne, were four beasts CHAPTER IV.

full of eyes before and be2 John seeth the throne of God in heaven. 4 The four and twenty elders. 6 hind. The four beasts full of eyes before 17 And the first beast was and behind. 10 The elders lay down their crowns, and worship him that like a lion, and the second

beast like a calf, and the FTER this I looked, and, third beast had a face as a

sat on the throne.

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ed in heaven : and the first like a flying eagle. voice which I heard was as it 8 And the four beasts had were of a trumpet talking each of them six wings about with me; which said, Come him; and they were full of up hither, and I will shew eyes within : and they rest

not day and night, saying, 4 And I wept much, because Holy, holy, holy, Lord God no man was found worthy to Almighty, which was, and is, open and to read the book, and is to come.

neither to look thereon. 9 And when those beasts give 5 And one of the elders glory and honour and thanks saith unto me, Weep not: beto him that sat on the throne, hold, the Lion of the tribe of who liveth for ever and ever, Juda, the Root of David,

10 The four and twenty eld- hath prevailed to open the ers fall down before him book, and to loose the seven that sat on the throne, and seals thereof. worship him that liveth for 6 And I beheld, and, lo, in ever and ever, and cast their the midst of the throne and crowns before the throne, of the four beasts, and in the saying,

midst of the elders, stood a 11 Thou art worthy, O Lamb as it had been slain, Lord, to receive glory and having seven horns and sevhonour and power: for thou en eyes, which are the seven hast created all things, and Spirits of God sent forth into for thy pleasure they are and all the earth. were created.

7 And he came and took the CHAPTER V.

book out of the right hand

of him that sat upon the 9 which only the Lamb that was

throne. slain is worthy to open. 12 There 8 And when he had taken fore the elders praise him, 9 and confess that he redeemed them with the book, the four beasts and his blood.

four and twenty elders fell ND I saw in the right down before the Lamb, hav

1 The book sealed with seven seals :

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the throne a book written and golden vials full of within and on the back side, odours, which are the prayers sealed with seven seals. of saints.

2 And I saw a strong angel 9 And they sung a new song, proclaiming with a loud saying, Thou art worthy to voice, Who is worthy to take the book, and to open open the book, and to loose the seals thereof: for thou the seals thereof ?

wast slain, and hast redeem3 And no man in heaven, ed us to God by thy blood nor in earth, neither under out of every kindred, and the earth, was able to open tongue, and people, and nathe book, neither to look tion; thereon.

10 And hast made us unto

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