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of the martyrs of Jesus : and 13 These have one mind, when I saw her, I wondered and shall give their power with great admiration. and strength unto the beast.

7 And the angel said unto 14 These shall make war me, Wherefore didst thou with the Lamb, and the marvel ? I will tell thee the Lamb shall overcome them : mystery of the woman, and for he is Lord of lords, of the beast that carrieth her, and King of kings: and they which hath the seven heads that are with him are called, and ten horns.

and chosen, and faithful. 8 The beast that thou saw 15 And he saith unto me, est was, and is not; and shall | The waters which thou sawascend out of the bottomless est, where the whore sitteth, pit, and go into perdition: are peoples, and multitudes, and they that dwell on the and nations, and tongues. earth shall wonder, whose 16 And the ten horns which names were not written in thou sawest upon the beast, the book of life from the these shall hate the whore, foundation of the world, and shall make her desolate when they behold the beast and naked, and shall eat her that was, and is not, and yet is. flesh, and burn her with fire.

9 And here is the mind 17 For God hath put in their which hath wisdom. The hearts to fulfil his will, and to seven heads are seven mount- agree, and give their kingdom ains, on which the woman unto the beast, until the words sitteth.

of God shall be fulfilled. 10 And there

seven 18 And the woman which kings: five are fallen, and one thou sawest is that great city, is, and the other is not yet which reigneth over the come ; and when he cometh, kings of the earth. he must continue a short space.

CHAPTER XVIII. 11 And the beast that was, 2 Babylon is fallen. 4 The people of

God commanded to depart out of and is not, even he is the

her. 9 The kings of the earth, 11 eighth, and is of the seven,

with the merchants and mariners,

lament over her. 20 The saints reand goeth into perdition.

joice for the judgments of God upon 12 And the ten horns which

ND these which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive pow-down from heaven, having er as kings one hour with great power; and the earth the beast.

was lightened with his glory.

are

her.

come.

2 And he cried mightily famine; and she shall be utwith a strong voice, saying, terly burned with fire : for Babylon the great is fallen, strong is the Lord God who is fallen, and is become the judgeth her. habitation of devils, and the 9 And the kings of the earth, hold of every foul spirit, and who have committed fornia cage of every unclean and cation and lived deliciously hateful bird.

with her, shall bewail her, 3 For all nations have and lament for her, when drunk of the wine of the they shall see the smoke of wrath of her fornication, her burning, and the kings of the earth 10 Standing afar off for the have committed fornication fear of her torment, saying, with her, and the merchants Alas, alas, that great city Babof the earth are waxed rich ylon, that mighty city! for through the abundance of in one hour is thỳ judgment her delicacies.

4 And I heard another voice 11 And the merchants of the from heaven, saying, Come earth shall weep and mourn out of her, my people, that over her ; for no man buyeth ye be not partakers of her their merchandise any more: sins, and that ye receive not 12 The merchandise of gold, of her plagues.

and silver, and precious 5 For her sins have reached stones, and of pearls, and unto heaven, and God hath fine linen, and purple, and remembered her iniquities. silk, and scarlet, and all

6 Reward her even as she thyine wood, and all manner rewarded you, and double vessels of ivory, and all unto her double according to manner vessels of most preher works: in the cup which cious wood, and of brass, and she hath filled, fill to her iron, and marble, double.

13 And cinnamon, and 7 How much she hath glori- odours, and ointments, and fied herself, and lived deli- frankincense, and wine, and ciously, so much torment oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and sorrow give her : for she and beasts, and sheep, and saith in her heart, I sit a horses, and chariots, and queen, and am no widow, slaves, and souls of men. and shall see no sorrow. 14 And the fruits that thy

8 Therefore shall her soul lusted after are departed plagues come in one day, from thee, and all things death, and mourning, and which were dainty and good

ly are departed from thee, be thrown down, and shall and thou shalt find them no be found no more at all. more at all.

22 And the voice of harpers, 15 The merchants of these and musicians, and of pipers, things, which were made and trumpeters, . shall be rich by her, shall stand afar heard no more at all in thee; off for the fear of her torment, and no craftsman, of whatsoweeping and wailing, ever craft he be, shall be found

16 And saying, Alas, alas, any more in thee ; and the that great city, that was sound of a millstone shall clothed in fine linen, and be heard no more at all in purple, and scarlet, and deck- thee ; ed with gold, and precious 23 And the light of a candle stones, and pearls !

shall shine no more at all in 17 For in one hour so great thee; and the voice of the riches is come to nought. bridegroom and of the bride And every shipmaster, and shall be heard no more at all all the company in ships, and in thee : for thy merchants sailors, and as many as trade were the great men of the by sea, stood afar off, earth ; for by thy sorceries

18 And cried when they were all nations deceived. saw the smoke of her burn 24 And in her was found ing, saying, What city is like the blood of prophets, and unto this great city!

of saints, and of all that were 19 And they cast dust on slain upon the earth. their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying,

CHAPTER XIX. Alas, alas, that great city,

1 God is praised in heaven for judging

the great whore, and avenging the wherein were made rich all blood of his saints. 7 The marriage that had ships in the sea by

of the Lamb. 10 The angel will not

be worshipped. 17 The fowls called reason of her costliness ! for to the great slaughter.

after olate.

20 Rejoice over her, thou much people in heaven, say: heaven, and ye holy apostles ing, Alleluia ; Salvation, and and prophets ; for God hath glory, and honour, and powavenged you on her.

er, unto the Lord our God: 21 And a mighty angel took 2 For true and righteous are up a stone like a great mill- his judgments; for he hath stone, and cast it into the sea, judged the great whore, which saying, Thus with violence did corrupt the earth with shall that great city Babylon her fornication, and hath

in one hour is she made des. | AN Bearde a great voice of

and great.

avenged the blood of his serv- of thy brethren that have the ants at her hand.

testimony of Jesus : worship 3 And again they said, Alle- God: for the testimony of Jeluia. And her smoke rose sus is the spirit of prophecy. up for ever and ever.

11 And I saw heaven open4 And the four and twenty ed, and behold a white horse; elders and the four beasts and he that sat upon_him fell down and worshipped was called Faithful and True, God that sat on the throne, and in righteousness he doth saying, Amen; Alleluia. judge and make war. 5 And a voice came out of 12 His eyes were as a flame the throne, saying, Praise our of fire, and ou his head were God, all ye his servants, and many crowns; and he had a ye that fear him, both small name written, that no man

knew, but he himself. 6 And I heard as it were 13 And he was clothed with the voice of a great multi- a vesture dipped in blood : tude, and as the voice of and his name is called The many waters, and as the voice Word of God. of mighty thunderings, say- 14 And the armies which ing, Alleluia : for the Lord were in heaven followed him God omnipotent reigneth. upon white horses, clothed in

7 Let us be glad and rejoice, fine linen, white and clean. and give honour to him: for 15 And out of his mouth the marriage of the Lamb is goeth a sharp sword, that come, and his wife hath made with it he should smite the herself ready.

nations; and he shall rule 8 And to her was granted them with a rod of iron: and that she should be arrayed in he treadeth the winepress of fine linen, clean and white: the fierceness and wrath of for the fine linen is the right- Almighty God. eousness of saints.

16 And he hath on his vest9 And he saith unto me, ure and on his thigh a name Write, Blessed are they which written, KING OF KINGS, are called unto the marriage AND LORD OF LORDS. supper of the Lamb. And 17 And I saw an angel standhe saith unto me, These are ing in the sun; and he cried the true sayings of God. with a loud voice, saying to all

10 And I fell at his feet to the fowls that fly in the midst worship him. And he said of heaven, Come and gather unto me, See thou do it not: yourselves together unto the I am thy fellow servant, and supper of the great God;

18 That ye may eat the flesh 2 And he laid hold on the of kings, and the flesh of dragon, that old serpent, captains, and the flesh of which is the Devil, and samighty men, and the flesh tan, and bound him a thouof horses, and of them that sand years, sit on them, and the flesh of 3 And cast him into the all men, both free and bond, bottomless pit, and shut him both small and great. up, and set a seal upon him,

19 And I saw the beast, and that he should deceive the the kings of the earth, and nations no more, till the thoutheir armies, gathered togeth- sand years should be fulfiller to make war against him ed: and after that he must be that sat on the horse, and loosed a little season. against his army.

4 And I saw thrones, and 20 And the beast was taken, they sat upon them, and and with him the false proph- judgment was given unto et that wrought miracles be- them: and I saw the souls of fore him, with which he de- them that were beheaded for ceived them that bad receiv- the witness of Jesus, and for ed the mark of the beast, the word of God, and which and them that worshipped had not worshipped the his image. These both were beast, neither his image, neicast alive into a lake of fire ther had received his mark burning with brimstone. upon their foreheads, or in

21 And the remnant were their hands; and they lived slain with the sword of him and reigned with Christ a that sat upon the horse, thousand years. which sword proceeded out 5 But the rest of the dead of his mouth: and all the lived not again until the fowls were filled with their thousand years were finished. flesh.

This is the first resurrection. CHAPTER XX. 6 Blessed and holy is he 2 Satan bound for a thousand years. that hath part in the first res6 The first resurrection: they bless- urrection : on such the seclet loose again. 8 Gog and Magog. ond death hath no power, 10 The devil cast into the lake of fire but they shall be priests of and brimstone. 12 The last and

God and of Christ, and shall AND saw an angel come reign with him a thousand having the key of the bottom-1° And when the thousand less pit and a great chain in years are expired, Satan shall his hand.

be loosed out of his prison,

gen

eral resurrection.

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