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glass. And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with 19 all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald ; 'the 20 fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius: the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. And the twelve gates were twelve 21 pearls; every several gate was of one pearl. And the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass. And I saw no temple therc- 22 in: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in 23 it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light 24 of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it. And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be 25 no night there. And they shall bring the glory and honor of the nations 26 into it. And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, 27 neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie; but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life. And he
owed me a pure
22 river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. In the midst of the street of it, and on either 2 side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month : and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. And there shall be no more curse: 3 but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: and they shall see his face; and his name shall be in 4 their foreheads. And there shall be no night there; and they need no 5 candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light, and they shall reign for ever and ever.
And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and 6
true. And the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his Angel to show unto his servants the things which must shortly be done. Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the 7 prophecy of this book:
AND I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I had heard 8 and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the Angel which showed me these things. Then saith he unto me, See thou do it 110t: 9 for I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book : worship God. And he saith 10 unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand. He that is unjust, let him be unjust still : and he which 11 is filthy, let him be filthy still : and he that is righteous let him be righteous still; and he that is holy, let him be holy still. And behold, I 12 come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the 13 end, the first and the last. Blessed are they that do his commandments, 14 that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whore. 15 mongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh
I Jesus have sent mine Angel to testify unto you these things in the 16 churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning-star. And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him 17 that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely,
For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy 18 of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book ; and if any man shall take 19 away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book. He which testifieth these 20 things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen: Even so, come, Lord Jesus. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.