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n ver. 15.
Warnings to Ephesus, and Smyrna; REVELATION, III. To Thyatira and Sardis. who walketh in the midst of the seven golden A. D. 96. 16 Repent; or else I will come unto thee candlesticks;
quickly, and a will fight against them with 2 I know o thy works, and thy labour, o Ps.1.6. the sword of my mouth.
ver.9.13,19. and thy patience, and how thou canst
17 Heo that hath an ear, let him hear not bear them which are evil: and thou c ver.1. what the Spirit saith unto the churches;
c.3.6,13,22. hast tried a them which say they are apos- 1 1Jno.4.1. To him that overcometh will I give to eat tles, and are not, and hast found them € 2Co.11.13.
of the hidden f manna, and will give him a liars:
g Is.54.4. white stone, and in the stone a new s name 3 And hast borne, and hast patience, and
written, which no man knoweth " saving he
h for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast 19.12,13. that receiveth it. not fainted.i
18 And unto the angel of the church in 4 Nevertheless I have somewhat against
Thyatira write; These things saith the thee, because thou hast left thy first love. j c.1.14,15. Son of God, who hath his eyes i like 5 Remember therefore from whence
unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like thou art fallen; and repent, and do the
fine brass; first works; or else I will come untoli ver.2.
19 I know thy works, and charity, and thee quickly, and will remove m thy can-m Matz21.41, service, and faith, and thy patience, and dlestick out of his place, except thou re
thy works; and the last to be more than pent.
the first. 6 But this thou hast, that thou hatest the
20 Notwithstanding, I have a few things deeds of the Nicolaitanes, " which I also
against thee, because thou sufferest that hate.
woman Jezebel, ° which calleth herself a 7 Hep that hath an ear, let him hear what p Mat.11.15;, prophetess, to teach and to seduce my ser
ver. 11.17,29. the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him
vants to commit fornication, and to eat ? that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree 1 Co: 10.20, things sacrificed unto idols. " of life, which is in the midst of the paradise - Go.2.9. 21 And I gave her space to repent of of God.
her fornication; and she repented not." 8 And unto the angel of the church in
22 Behold, I “ will cast her into a bed, Smyrna write; These things saith the
and them that commit adultery with her first and the last, which was dead, and is
into great tribulation, except they repent
o c.1.8,17. alive;
of their deeds. 9 I know thy works and tribulation, and 20 c.6.8. 23 And I will kill w her children with poverty, (but thou art rich ) and I know z 1 Ti.6.18. death; and all the churches y sball know
y Zep.1.1). the blasphemy of them which say they are
that I ? am he which searcheth the reins Jews, a and are not, but are the synagogue
and hearts; and I will give unto every e of Satan.
one of you according to your works. 10 Fear none of those things which thou a Ro.2,28,29. 24 But unto you I say, and unto the rest shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast cc.3.9. in Thyatira, as many as have not this docsome of you into prison, that ye may be
trine, and which have not known the depths tried: and ye shall have tribulation ten a2 Th.2.9-12. of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon days: be thou faithful unto death, and I e Mat.10.2. you none other burden. will give thee a crown J of life.
25 But that 8 which ye have already hold
& c.3.11. 11 He that hath an ear, let him hear
fast till I come. what the Spirit saith unto the churches; k ver.7,11,17. 26 And he that overcometh, " and keepHe that overcometh shall not be hurt of
works ' unto the end, to him will I the second i death.
give power over the nations: 12 And to the angel of the church in ; c.20.14.
27 And k he shall rule them with a rod Pergamos write; these things saith? he k Ps.99.54 of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall which hath the sharp sword with two 10.1.16. they be broken to shivers: even as I m reedges:
ceived of my Father. 13 I know n thy works, and where thou
28. And I will give him the morning star. ° dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and
29 He that hath an ear, let him hear thou holdest fast my name, and hast not
what the Spirit saith unto the churches. de sied p my faith, even in those days p 2 Ti.2.12.
CHAP. III. wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan
Sardis write; These things saith he dwelleth.
that hath the seven 9 Spirits of God, and 14 But I have a few things against thee,” c.2.2, &c. the seven stars; I know' thy works, that because thou hast there them that hold the s 1 Ti.5.6. thou hast a name that thou livest, and art doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to Nu.31. 16. dead. cast a stumbling-block before the children u c.2.4. 2 Be watchful, and strengthen « the
u of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto
things which remain, that are ready to die: idols, and to commit fornication.w
20 1C0,6,13,18. for I have not found thy works perfect 15 So hast thou also them that hold the
before God. doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I
3 Remember y therefore how thou hast hate.
204 received and heard; and hold fast, and re
z 1 Ch.28.9.
21.10. v T.1.1.
To Philadelphia and Laodicea. . REVELATION, IV. Vision of the throne in heaven. pent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I A. D. 96. tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; will come on thee as a thief, b and thou
and white raiment, that thou mayest be shalt not know what hour I will come upon
clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedthee.
nesso do not appear; and anoint thine eyes 4 Thou hast a few names even in Sardis
with eye-salve, that thou mayest see. which have not defiled their garments; and a He.12.5,6. 19 Asd many as I love, I rebuke and they shall walk with me in white: ' for they
chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. are worthy.
20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: 5 He that overcometh, the same shall be: Ca.5.2. If 5 any man hear my voice, and open the clothed in white raiment; and I will not Jno.14.23. door, I will come in to him, and will sup blot out his name out of the a book of life, ; 11. 19:8. with him, and he with me. but I will confess i his name before my ; 1Jno.5.4,5. 21 To him that overcometh i will I grant Father, and before his angels.
to sitk with me in my throne, even as I also 6 He that hath an ear, let him hear what i Jno. 16.33. overcame, and am set down with my Fa
1 the Spirit saith unto the churches.
ther in his throne. 7. And to the angel of the church in mc.2.7. 29 He m that hath an ear, let him hear Philadelphia write; These things saith he
what the Spirit saith unto the churches. that is holy," he that is true," he that hath
CHAP. IV. the key P of David, he that openeth, and p 1s.22.22. FTER this I looked, and, behold, a no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no 9 Job 12.14. man openeth;
first voice" which I heard was as it were 8 I know thy works: behold, I have set
of a trumpet talking with me; which said, before thee an open' door, and no man 2 c.11.12. Come up hither, and I will shew thee can shut it: for thou hast a little strength,
things which must be hereafter. and hast kept my word, and hast not de- u Eze 3.12.14. 2 And immediately I was in the Spirit: nied my name.
and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, 9 Behold, I will make them of the
and one sat on the throne. gogue of Satan, which say * they are Jews, Fize...26,2. 3 And he that sat was to look upon like and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make
a jasper and a sardine-stone: and there was them to como y and worship before thy 5: a rainbow round about the throne, in sight
y Is.60.11. feet, and to know that I have loved thee,
like unto an emerald. 10 Because thou hast kept the word of
4 And round about the throne were four my patience, I ? also will keep thee from 2 2 Pe.2.9. and twenty seats: “ and upon the seats ! the hour of temptation, which shall come
saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed upon all the world, to try them that dwell • c.3.4,5. in white b raiment; and they had on their upon the earth.
heads crowns 11 Behold, I come
5 And out of the throne proceeded light
I rer3. fast which thou hast, that no man take thy0.8:53 nings f and thunderings and voices: and crown.
"fe.13.17. there were seven lamps 6 of fire burning 12 Him that overcometh will I make a
before the throne, which are the seven pillar in the temple of my God; and he n c.1.4. Spirits of God. shall go no more out: and I will write i c.15.2. 6 And before the throne there was a sea i upon him the name of my God, and the
of glass like unto crystal: and in the midst name of the city of my God, which is New
of the throne, and round about the throne, Jerusalem, which cometh down out of ; 1.21.210. were four beasts, full of eyes before and heaven from my God: and I will wrile upon
k Eze.1.5,&c behind. him my new name.
7 And the first beast was like a lion, and 13 He that hath an ear, let him hear
the second beast like a calf, and the third what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
beast had a face as a man, and the fourth 14 And unto the angel of the church
beast was like a flying eagle. 1 of the Laodiceans write; These things or, in Lao- 8 And the four beasts had each of them saith the Amen, 'the faithful and true 1 15.65.16. six » wings about him; and they were full Witness, the beginning of the creation of 13.6.2, &c. of eyes within: and they ? rest not day
and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord 15 I know thy works, that thou art nei
God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to ther cold nor hot: I would " thou wert cold n 1 Ki. 18.21. or hot.
9 And when those beasts give glory, and 16 So then because thou art lukewarm,
honour, and thanks to him that sat on the and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee .c.5.11. throne, who ° liveth for ever and ever, out of my mouth.
10 The four and twenty elders fall 17 Because thou sayest, I P am rich, and p Hos.12.8. down before him that sat on the throne, increased with goods, and have need of
and worship him that liveth for ever and nothing; and knowest not that thou art
ever, and cast their crowns 9 before the wretched, and miserable, and poor, and : 15.; throne, saying, blind, and naked:
11 Thou art worthy," O Lord, to receive 18 Í counsel thee to buy : of me gold!
205 glory and honour and power: + for thou hast
c of gold.
AND ssawninhthe right hand of him
of the seals. created all things, and for thy pleasure they A. B. 96.
CHAP. VI. are and were created. CHAP. V.
one of the seals; " and I heard, as it
were the noise of thunder, one of the four that sat on the throne a book o writ-l. 22:02:9,10. beasts, saying, Come, and see. ten within and on the back side," sealed a Zec.6.3, &c. 2 And I saw, and behold a whited horse; with seven seals.
and he that sat on him had a bow; and a 2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming
crown was given unto him: and he went with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open
forth conquering, and to conquer. the book, and to loose the seals thereof?
3 And when he had opened the second 3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth,
seal, I heard the second beast say, Come neither under the earth, was able to open
and see. the book, neither to look thereon.
4 And there went out another horse that 4 And I wept much, because no man was
was red: and power was given to him found worthy to open and to read the book,
that sat thereon to take peace from the neither to look thereon.
earth, and that they should kill one an5 And one of the elders saith unto me,
other: and there was given unto him a Weep not: behold, the Lion is of the tribe Ge.49.9,10
great sword. of Juda, the Roots of David, hath prevailed He.7.14. 5 And when he had opened the third seal, to open the book, and to loose the seven 15.2.:6:10. I heard the third beast say, Come and see. seals thereof.
And I beheld, and lo, a black horse; and 6 And I beheld, and lo, in the midst of
he that sat on him had a pair of balances the throne and of the four beasts, and in
in his hand. the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb," a 15.53.7. 6 And I heard a voice in the midst of the as it had been slain, having seven horns 1 The word
no. 1,29,36. four beasts say, ' A measure of wheat for and seven eyes, i which are the seven chænir sig a penny, and three measures of barley for Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
a penny; and see thou j hurt not the oil 7 And he came and took the book out containing and the wine. of the right hand of him that sat upon the
7 And when he had opened the fourth throne.
seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast 8 And when he had taken the book, the quart. say, Come and see. four & beasts and four and twenty elders,l; c.9.4. 8 And I looked, and behold a pale horse; fell down before the Lamb, having every * c.1.1,8,10. and his name that sat on him was Death, one of them harps, ? and golden vials fuil : c.15.2. and hell followed with him: And power of a odours, which are the prayers
was given 3 unto them over the fourth part saints.
of the earth, to kill * with sword, and with 9 And they sung a new song, saying, o c.14.3. hunger, and with death, and with the beasts Thou art worthy to take the book, and to
of the earth. open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain,
9 And when he had opened the fifth and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, .c.3.3.. seal, I saw under the altar P the souls ! of "out of every kindred, and tongue, and Ac.20.28. them that were slain for the word of people, and nation;
God, and for the testimony which they 10 And hast made us unto our God kings. re.1.18,19
. held: * and priests: and we shall • reign on the li c.1.9;
10 And they cried with a loud voice, sayearth.
ing, How w long, O Lord, holy and true, 11 And I beheld, and I heard the voice • c.22.5. dost thou not judge and avenge* our blood of many angels round about the throne and - Zec.1.12.
on them that dwell on the earth? the beasts and the elders: and the number
11 And white : robes were given unto of them was ten thousand times ten thou
every one of them; and it was said unto sand, and thousands of thousands;
them, that they should rest a yet for a lit12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy
tle season, until • their fellow-servants also is the Lainb that was slain to receive c He.11.40. and their brethren, that should be killed as power, and riches, and wisdom, and
they were, should be fulfilled. strength, and honour, and glory, and
12 And I beheld when he had opened blessing.
the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great 13 And d every creature which is in hea- Soel 2.10,31. earthquake; . and the sun I became black ven, and on the earth, and under the earth,
as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became and such as are in the sea, and all that are . 1 Ch.29.11. as blood; in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and Pe.4.11.
13 And the stars h of heaven fell unto
1 . honour, and glory, and power, be unto him 4 c.8.10. the earth, even as a fig-tree casteth her that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the i c.19.4. untimely 4 figs, when she is shaken of a Lamb for ever and ever.
mighty wind: 14 And i the four beasts said, Amen. k Je.4.23,24. 14 And the heaven i departed as a scroll And the four and twenty elders fell down Ha: 3.6,10. when it is rolled together; and every and worshipped him that liveth for ever
mountain * and island were moved out of and ever.
206 Itheir places:
or, to him.
c.16.14. g Ps 76.7.
18.4.6. k Da.7.2.
36.8. Is.40.11. m Is.25.8.
n 2 Ti.2.19.
AND when he had opened the seventh
Sealing of God's servants.
The seven trumpets. 15 And the kings of the earth, and the A. D. 96. ing unto me, What are these which are great men, and the rich men, and the
arrayed in white robes? and whence came chief captains, and the mighty men, and
they? every bondman, and every freeman, hid
14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowthemselves a in the dens and in the rocks a Is.2.19.
est. And he said to me, These are they of the mountains;
b 16 And said to the mountains and rocks, c Hos. 10.8. have washed d their robes, and made them Fall on us, and hide us from the face of
white in the blood of the Lamb. him that sitteth on the throne, and from the a 1 Co.6.1). 15 Therefore are they before the throne wrath of the Lamb:
el Jno.1.7. of God, and serve him day and night in his 17 For f the great day of his wrath is
Is.13 6, &c.
temple: and he that sitteth on the throne come; and who shall be able to stand? Zep.1.14,&c. shall dwell among them. CHAP. VII.
16 They shall hunger i no more, neither
thirst any more; neither shall the sun light angels standing on the four corners
; Ps.121.6. on them, nor any heat.j of the earth, holding the four winds of
17 For the Lamb, which is in the midst the earth, that the wind should not blow i Ps.23.1,2,5. of the throne, shall? feed them, and shall on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any
lead them unto living fountains of waters: tree.
and God shall wipe m away all tears from 2 And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal" of the liv
CHAP. VIII. ing God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to c.5.1.
silence in hurt the earth and the sea,
about the space of half an hour. 3 Saying, Hurt P not the earth, neither 74:6.6. 2 And I saw the seven angels which stood the sea, nor the trees, till we have a seal- Lu.1.19. r before God; and to them were given ed the servants of our God in their fore
seven trumpets.' heads.
3 And another angel came and stood at 4 And I heard the number of them which
the altar, having a golden censer; and were sealed : and there were sealed an
there was given unto him much incense, hundred and forty and four " thousand - or, add it to. that he should offer it with the prayers of all the tribes of the children of Israel. c.5.8. of all saints upon the golden tu altar which 5 Of the tribe of Juda were sealed twelve
was before the throne. thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben were + Ex.30.1. 4 And the smoke of the incense, * which sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of
came with the prayers of the saints, asGad were sealed twelve thousand.
cended up before God out of the angel's 6 Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve
hand. thousand. Of the tribe of Nephthalim were
5 And the angel took the censer, and fillsealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of
ed it with fire of the altar, and cast it into Manasses were sealed twelve thousand.
2 the earth: and y there were voices, and 7 of the tribe of Simeon were sealed
thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthtwelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi : 2 Sa.22.8. quake." were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe
6 And the seven angels which had the of Isachar were sealed twelve thousand.
seven trumpets prepared themselves to 8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed
sound. twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph Eze.38.22. 7 The first angel sounded, and a there were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe
followed hail and fire mingled with blood, of Benjamin were sealed twelve thousand.
and they were cast upon the earth: and 9 After this I beheld, and lo, a great 18.2.13. the third part of trees was burnt up, and multitude, which no man could number,
all green grass was burnt up." of all nations, and kindreds, and people, 6.3.9.
8 And the second angel sounded, and as and tongues, stood before the throne, and a Je.51.25. it were a great mountain a burning with before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, l'Am.7.4. fire was cast into the sea: f and the third and palms 8 in their hands;
part of the sea became blood; * 10 'And cried i with a loud voice, saying, c.16.3, &c. 9 And the third part of the creatures Salvation i to our God which sitteth upon
which were in the sea, and had life, died:
j 19.43.11. the throne, and unto the Lamb.
and the third part of the ships were de11 And all the angels stood round about
stroyed. the throne, and about the elders and the
10And the third angel sounded, and four beasts, and fell before the throne on Jude 25. there fell a great star from heaven, burn. their faces, and worshipped God,
ing as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the 12 Saying, ' Amen: Blessing, and glory, Am.5.7; third part of the rivers, and upon the founand wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, (1 Ex.15.23.
tains of waters: and power, and might, be unto our God for
11 And the name of the star is called ever and ever. Amen.
Wormwood: m and the third part of the 13 And one of the elders answered, say- 207 waters " became wormwood; and many
A. D. 96.
8.6. pc.6.6. gle. 17.7.
1 Co.10.20. r Ps.135.15.
Woe of the locusts.
The seven thunders. men died of the waters, because they were
14 Saying to the sixth angel which had made bitter.
the trumpet, Loose the four angels which 12 And the fourth angel sounded, and the
are bound in the great river Euphrates.“ third part of the sun was smitten, and the is.13.10. 15 And the four angels were loosed, which third part of the moon, and the third part
were prepared for an hour, and a day, and of the stars; so as the third part of them
a month, and a year, for to slay the third • was darkened, and the day shone not for a
part of men. third part of it, and the night likewise.
16 And the number of the army d of the 13 And I beheld, and heard an angel fly- Da.11.40.
horsemen were two hundred thousand ing through the midst of heaven, saying ; Ps.68.17.
thousand: I and I heard & the number of with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the
them. inhabiters of the earth, by reason of the
17 And thus I saw the horses in the vision, other voices of the trumpet of the three
and them that sat on them, having breastangels, which are yet to sound.
plates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: CHAP. IX.
and the heads of the horses were as the ND the fifth angel sounded, and I h 1 Ch.12.8 heads of lions: and out of their mouths
issued fire and smoke and brimstone. earth: and to him was given the key of the
18 By these three was the third part of bottomless pit.j
inen killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, 2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and
and by the brimstone, which issued out of there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the
their mouths. smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and
19 For their power is in their mouth, and the air were darkened k by reason of the 4 Joel 2.2. in their tails: for their tails' were like unto smoke of the pit.
serpents, and had heads, and with them 3 And there came out of the smoke lo
they do hurt. upon the earth: and unto them was m Ex.10.4,&c. 20 And the rest of the men which were given power, as the scorpions " of the earth Je 5.3; not killed by these plagues, yet repented
not of the works of their hands, that they 4 And it was commanded them p that
should not worship devils, 9 and idols" of they should not hurt the grass of the
gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and earth, neither any green thing, neither any Is.40.19,20. of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, tree; but only those men which have not
nor walk: the seal • of God in their foreheads.
21 Neither repented they of their mur5 And to them it was given that they Eze.9.4. ders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their should not kill them, but that they should
fornication, nor of their thefts. be tormented five months: and their torment
CHAP. X. was as the torment of a scorpion, when he
ND I saw another mighty angel come striketh a man. 6 And in those days shall men " seek
cloud; and a rainbow * was upon his head, death, and shall not find it; and shall desire
and his face w was as it were the sun, and to die, and death shall flee from them.
his feet, as.pillars of fire: 7 And the shapes * of the locusts were 2 Joel 2.4. 2 And he had in his hand a little book like unto horses prepared unto battle; and
open: and he set his right foot upon the on their heads were as it were crowns like y Na.3.17. sea, and his left foot on the earth, gold, and their faces ? were as the faces of - Da.7.4,8. 3 And cried with a loud voice, as when a men.
lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven 8 And they had hair as the hair of women, a c.8.5; thunders a uttered their voices. and their teeth were as the teeth of lions. 6 P3.57.4. 4 And when the seven thunders had ut9 And they had breastplates, as it were
tered their voices, I was about to write: and breastplates of iron; and the sound of their
I heard a voice from heaven saying unto wings was as the sound of chariots of many 1 Da.8 26. me, Seal d up those things which the seven horses running to battle.
thunders uttered, and write them not. 10 And they had tails like unto scor
5 And the angel which I saw stand upon pions, and there were stings in their tails: e Ex.4.8. the sea and upon the earth lifted up his and f their power was to hurt men five ver.5.
hand to heaven, months.
& Ne 9.6.
6 And sware by him & that liveth for ever 11 And they had a king over them, 1 Ep.2.2. and ever, who created heaven, and the which is the angel of the bottomless pit,
things that therein are, and the earth, and whose name in the Hebrew tongue is
the things that therein are, and the sea, Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue bath his i Da.12.7. and the things which are therein, i That name 2 Apollyon.
2 That is, a there should be time no longer:
destroyer, 12 One j woe is past; and, behold, there
; c.8.13 7 But in the days of the voice of the come two woes more hereafter.
seventh * angel, when he shall begin to 13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I Ro.11:25. sound, the mystery ? of God should be
Ep.3.5-9 heard a voice from the four horns of the
finished, as he hath declared to his sergolden altar which is before God,
208 vants the prophets.