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The Lamb slain.

CHAP. XIV. 2 And the beast which I saw, was like of the beast should both speak, and cause unto a leopard, and his feet were as the that as many as would not worship the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the image of the beast, should be killed. mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave .16 And he causeth all, both small and him his power, and his seat, and great great, rich and poor, free and bond, to authority.

receive a mark in their right hand, or in 3 And I saw one of his heads as it were their foreheads : wounded to death, and his deadly wound 17 And that no man might buy or sell, was healed: and all the world wonder- save he that had the mark, or the name ed after the beast.

of the beast, or the number of his name. 4 And they worshipped the dragon 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath which gave power unto the beast; and understanding, count the number of the they worshipped the beast, saying, Who beast, for it is the number of a man; is like unto the beast? Who is able to and his number is, six hundred three. make war with him ?

score and six. 5 And there was given unto him a

CHAP. XIV. mouth, speaking great things, and blas The Lamb standing on mount Sion. phemies, and power was given unto him AND I looked, and lo, a Lamb stood to continue forty and two months.

the 6 And he opened his mouth in blas- a hundred forty and four thousand, hav. phemy against God, to blaspheme his ing his Father's name written in their name, and his tabernacle, and them foreheads. That dwelt in heaven.

2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as 7 And it was given unto him to make the voice of many waters, and as the war with the saints, and to overcome voice of a great thunder : and I heard them : and power was given him over the voice of harpers, harping with their all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. harps.

8 And all that dwell upon the earth, 3 And they sung as it were a new song shall worship him, whose names are not before the throne, and before the four written in the book of life of the Lamb, beasts, and the Elders, and no man slain from the foundation of the world. could learn that song, but the hundred

9 If any mari have an ear, let him and forty and four thousand, which were hear.

redeemed from the earth. 10 He that leadeth into captivity, shall 4 These are they which were not de. go into captivity: He that killeth with the filed with women: for they are virgins. sword, must be killed with the sword. These are they which follow the Lamb Here is the patience and the faith of the whithersoever he goeth: these were re. saints.

deemed from among men, being the first 11 And I beheld another beast coming fruits unto God, and to the Lamb. up out of the earth, and he had two 5 And in their mouth was found no horns like a lamb, and he spake as a guile: for they are without fault before dragon.

the throne of God. 12 And he exerciseth all the power of 6 And I saw another Angel fly in the the first beast before him, and causeth midst of heaven, having the everlasting the earth and them which dwell therein, Gospel, to preach unto them that dwell to worship the first beast, whose deadly on the earth, and to every nation, and wound was healed.

kindred, and tongue, and people,
13 And he doeth great wonders, so that 7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God,
he maketh fire come down from heaven and give glory to him, for the hour of his
on the earth in the sight of men, judgment is come : and worship him that

14 And deceiveth them that dwell on made heaven and earth, and the sea, and
the earth, by the means of those mira. the fountains of waters.
cles which he had power to do in the 8 And there followed another Angel,
sight of the beast, saying to them that saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that
dwell on the earth, that they should great city, because she made all nations
make an image to the beast which had drink of the wine of the wrath of her
the wound by a sword, and did live. fornication.

15 And he had power to give life unto 9. And the third Angel followed them,
the inage of the beast, that the image saying with a loud voice, If any man

The earth reaped.
REVELATION.

Vials of wrath worship the beast and his image, and gels having the seven last plagues, la receive his mark in his forehead, or in in them is filled up the wrath of God his hand,

2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass, 10 The same shall drink of the wine of mingled with fire, and them that had the wrath of God, which is poured out gotten the victory over the beast, and without mixture into the cup of his in. over his image, and over his mark, and dignation, and he shall be tormented over the number of his name, stand on with fire and brimstone, in the presence the sea of glass, having the harps of of the holy Angels, and in the presence God. of the Lamb:

3 And they sing the song of Moses the 11 And the smoke of their torment as servant of God, and the song of the cendeth up for ever and ever. And they Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous have no rest day nor night, who worship are thy works, Lord God Almigiay. the beast and his image, and whosoever just and true are thy ways, thou king of receiveth the mark of his name.

saints. 12 Here is the patience of the saints : 4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, here are they that keep the command and glorify thy name? for thou only art ments of God, and the faith of Jesus. | holy : for all nations shall come and

13 And I heard a voice from heaven, worship before thee, for thy judgments saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the are made manifest. dead which die in the Lord, from hence. 5 And after that I looked, and behold, forth, yea, saith the Spirit, that they may the temple of the tabernacle of the tes. rest from their labours, and their works timony in heaven was opened : do follow them.

6 And the seven Angels came out of 14 And I looked, and behold, a white the temple, having the seven plagues, cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto clothed in pure and white linen, and the son of man, having on his head a gol. having their breasts girded with golden den crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle. girdles.

15 And another Angel came out of the 7 And one of the four beasts gave unto temple crying with a loud voice to him the seven Angels, seven golden vials, that sat on the cloud : Thrust in thy sickle full of the wrath of God, who liveth for and reap, for the time is come for thee to ever and ever. reap, for the harvest of the earth is ripe. 8 And the temple was filled with

16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust smoke from the glory of God, and from in his sickle on the earth, and the earth his power, and no man was able to en. was réaped.

ter into the temple, till the seven 17 And another Angel came out of the plagues of the seven Angels were ful. temple which is in heaven, he also filled. having a sharp sickle.

CHAP. XVI. 18 And another Angel came out from The Angels pour out their Vials. the altar, which had power over fire,

of and cried with a loud cry to him that Temple, saying to the seven An. had the sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in gels, Go your ways, and pour out the thy sharp sickle, and gather the clusters vials of the wrath of God upon the carth. of the vine of the earth, for her grapes 2 And the first went, and poured oct are fully ripe.

his vial upon the earth, and there fell a 19 And the Angel thrust in his sickle noisome and grievous sore upon the into the earth, and gathered the vine of men which had the mark of the beast the earth, and cast it into the great wine and upon them which worshipped bais press of the wrath of God.

image. 20 And the wine press was trodden 3 And the second Angel poured out without the city, and blood came out of his vial upon the sea, and it became as the wine press, even unto the horse.bri. the blood of a dead man: and every dles, by the space of a thousand and six living soul died in the sea. hundred furlongs.

4 And the third Angel poured out his CHAP. XV.

vial upon the rivers and fountains of The seven last plagues. waters, and they became blood.

great and marvellous, seven An- I say, Thoq art righteous, O Lord, which

Blood to drink.
CHAP. XVII.

Great Babylon. art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou her the cup of the wine of the fierceness hast judged thus :

of his wrath. 6 For they have shed the blood of 20 And every island fled away, and Saints and Prophets, and thou hast the mountains were not found. given them blood to drink: for they are 21 And there fell upon men a great worthy.

hail out of heaven, every stone about the 7 And I heard another out of the altar weight of a talent, and men blasphemed say, Even

SO, Lord God Almighty, true God, because of the plague of the hail : and righteous are thy judgments. for the plague thereof was exceeding

8 And the fourth Angel poured out his great. vial upon the sun, and power was given

CHAP. XVII. unto him to scorch men with fire.

A woman sitteth upon the Beast.

ND heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these and talked with me, saying unto me, plagues : and they repented not, to give Come hither, I will shew unto thee the him glory.

judgment of the great whore, that sitteth 10 And the fifth Angel poured out his upon many waters : vial upon the seat of the beast, and his 2 With whom the kings of the earth kingdom was full of darkness, and they have committed fornication, and the in. gnawed their tongues for pain,

habiters of the earth have been made 11 And blasphemed the God of heaven, drunk with the wine of her fornication. because of their pains, and their sores, 3 So he carried me away in the Spirit and repented not of their deeds.

into the wilderness: and I saw a woman 12 And the sixth Angel poured out his sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of vial upon the great river Euphrates, and names of blasphemy, having seven the water thereof was dried up, that the heads, and ten horns. way of the Kings of the East might be 4 And the woman was arrayed in prepared.

purple and scarlet colour, and decked 13 And I saw three unclean spirits with gold, and precious stones and pearls, like frogs come out of the mouth of the having a golden cup in her hand, full of dragon, and out of the mouth of the abominations and filthiness of her forni. beast, and out of the mouth of the false cation. prophet.

5 And upon her forehead was a name 14 For they are the spirits of devils written, MYSTERY, BABYLON working miracles, which go forth unto THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF the Kings of the earth, and of the whole HARLOTS, AND ABOMINATIONS world, to gather them to the battle of OF THE EARTH. that great day of God Almighty.

6 And I saw the woman drunken with 15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed the blood of the saints, and with the • is he that watcheth, and keepeth his blood of the martyrs of Jesus : and garments, lest he walk naked, and they when I saw her, I wondered with great sce his shame.

admiration. 16 And he gathered them together into 7 And the Angel said unto me, Where. a place, called in the Hebrew tongue, fore didst thou marvel ? I will tell thee Armageddon.

the mystery of the woman, and of the 17 And the seventh Angel poured out beast that carrieth her, which hath the his vial into the air, and there came a seven heads, and ten horns. great voice out of the temple of heaven, 8 The beast that thou sawest, was, from the throne, saying, It is done. and is not, and shall ascend out of the

18 And there were voices and thun-bottomless pit, and go into perdition, and ders, and lightnings : and there was a they that dwell on the earth shall won. great earthquake, such as was not since der, (whose names were not written in men were upon the earth, so mighty an the book of life from the foundation of earthquake, and so great.

the world) when they behold the beast 19 And the great city was divided in that was, and is not, and yet is. to three parts, and the cities of the na. 9 And here is the mind which hath tions fell : and great Babylon came in wisdom. The seven heads are seven remembrance before God, to give unto mountains, on which the woman sitteth.

of the Beast. REVELATION.

Babylon destroyed 10 And there are seven Kings, five 6 Reward her even as she rewarded are fallen, and one is, and the other is you, and double unto her double ac not yet come: and when he cometh, he cording to her works : in the cup which must continue a short space.

she hath filled, fill to her double. 11 And the beast that was, and is not, 7 How much she hath glorified herself, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and lived deliciously, so much torment and goeth into perdition.

and sorrow give her: for she saith in 12 And the ten horns which thou saw. | her heart, I sit a queen, and am no est, are ten kings, which have received widow, and shall see no sorrow. no kingdom as yet: but receive power 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in as kings one hour with the beast. one day, death, and mourning, and

13 These have one mind, and shall give famine, and she shall be utterly burned their power and strength unto the beast. with fire, for strong is the Lord God,

14 These shall make war with the who judgeth her. Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome 9 And the Kings of the earth, who them : for he is Lord of Lords, and have committed fornication, and lived King of kings, and they that are with deliciously with her, shall bewaiteher him, are called, and chosen, and faithful. and lament for her, when they shall see

15 And he saith unto me, The waters the smoke of her burning : which thou sawest, where the whore '10 Standing afar off

' for the fear of her sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great nations, and tongues.

city Babylon, that mighty city: for in 16 And the ten horns which thou saw. one hour is thy judgment come. est upon the beast, these shall hate the 11 And the merchants of the earth whore, and shall make her desolate, shall weep and mourn over her, for no and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and man buyeth their merchandise any more. burn her with fire..

12 The merchandise of gold, and wil 17 For God hath put in their hearts to ver, and precious stones, and of pearls, fulfil his will, and to agree, and give and fine linen, and purple, and silk, their kingdom unto the beast, until the and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and words of God shall be fulfilled. all manner vessels of ivory, and all

18 And the woman which thou sawest, manner vessels of most precious wood, is that great city which reigneth over and of brass, and iron, and marble, the kings of the earth.

13 And cinnamon, and odours, and CHAP. XVIII.

ointments, and frankincense, and wine, Babylon is fallen.

and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and

I cha. ther Angel come down from hea- riots, and slaves, and souls of men. ven, having great power, and the earth 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted was lightened with his glory.

after, are departed from thee, and all 2 And he cried mightily with a strong things which were dainty, and goodly, voice, saying, Babylon the great is fal. are departed from thee, and thou shalt len, is fallen, and is become the habita- find them no more at all. tion of devils, and the hold of every foul 15 The merchants of these things spirit, and a cage of every unclean and which were made rich by her, shall hateful bird :

stand afar off for the fear of her tor3 For all nations have drunk of the ment, weeping and wailing, wine of the wrath of her fornication, 16. And saying, Alas, alas, that great and the Kings of the earth have com city, that was clothed in fine linen, and mitted fornication with her, and the purple and scarlet, and decked with merchants of the earth ure waxed rich gold, and precious stones, and pearls : through the abundance of her delicacies. 17 For in one hour su great riches is

4 And I heard another voice from hea. come to nought. And every ship mas. ven, saying, Come out of her, my peo- ter, and all the company in ships, and ple, that ye be not partakers of her sins, sailors, and as many as trade by sea. and that ye receive not of her plagues : stood afar off,

5 For her sins have reached unto hea. 18 And cried when they saw the ven, and God hath remembered her ini. smoke of her burning, saying, Whas quities.

city is like unto this great city ?

God praised.

CHAP XIX.

The sharp sword 19 And they cast dust on their heads, I honour to him: for the marriage of the and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Lamb is come, and his wife hath made Alas, alas, that great city, wherein herself ready. were made rich all that had ships in the 8 And to her was granted, that she sea, by reason of her costliness, for in should be arrayed in fine linen, clear one hour is she made desolate.

and white: for the fine linen is the 20 Rejoice over her thou heaven, and righteous. Vess of saints. ye holy Apostles and Prophets, for God 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Bless hath avenged you on her.

ed are they which are called unto the 21 And a mighty Angel took up a marriage supper of the Lamb. And he stone like a great millstone, and cast it saith unto me, These are the true say. into the sea, saying, Thus with violence ings of God. shall that great city Babylon be thrown 10 And I fell at his feet to worship down, and shall be found no more at all. him : And he said unto me, See thou

22 And the voice of harpers and mu- do it not: I am thy fellow servant, and sicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, of thy brethren, that have the testimony shall be heard no more at all in thee: of Jesus, Worship God: for the testi. and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft mony of Jesus, is the spirit of prophecy. he da, shall be found any more in thee: 11 And I saw heaven opened, and be. and the sound of a millstone shall be hold a white horse, and he that sat up. heard no more at all in thee :

on him was called Faithful and True, 23 And the light of a candle shall and in righteousness he doth judge and shine no more at all in thee : and the make war. voice of the bridegroom and of the bride 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, shall be heard no more at all in thee : and on his head were many crowns, for thy merchants were the great men and he had a name written, that no of the earth: for by thy sorceries were man knew but he himself. all nations deceived.

13 And he was clothed with a ves24 And in her was found the blood of ture dipped in blood, and his name is Prophets, and of saints, and of all that called, The word of God. were slain upon the earth.

14 And the armies which were in hea. CHAP. XIX.

ven followed him upon white horses, God is praised in headen. clothed in fine linen, white and clean.

15 And out of his mouth goeth a great voice of much people in sharp sword, that with it he should heaven, saying, Alleluia : salvation, and smite the nations : and he shall rule glory, and honour, and power unto the them with a rod of iron : and he tread. Lord our God :

eth the winepress of the fierceness and 2 For true and righteous are his judg-wrath of Almighty God. ments, for he hath judged the great 16 And he hath on his vesture, and on whore which did corrupt the earth with his thigh a name written, KING OF her fornication, and hath avenged the KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. blood of his servants at her hand.

17 And I saw an Angel standing in 3 And again they said, Alleluia: and the sun, and he cried with a loud voice, her smoke rose up for ever and ever. saying to all the fowls that fly in the

4 And the four and twenty Elders, midst of heaven, Come and gather your.
and the four beasts fell down, and worselves together unto the supper of the
shipped God that sat on the throne, say- great God:
ing, Amen, Alleluia.

18 That ye may eat the flesh of Kings, 5 And a voice came out of the throne, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh saying, Praise our God all ye his ser. of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, vants, and ye that fear him, both small and of them that sit on them, and the and great.

flesh of all men both free and bond, 6 And I heard as it were the voice of both small and great. a great multitude, and as the voice of 19 And I saw the beast, and the Kings Tuany waters, and as the voice of mighty of the earth, and their armies gathered thunderings, saying, Alleluia : for the together to make war against him that Lord God omnipotent reigneth.

sat on the horse, and against his army. 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give 20 And the beast was taken, and with

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