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the seals in order. REVELATION. The number sealed. fourth seal, I heard the voice

CHAPTER VII. of the fourth beast say, Come The number that were scaled. and see. 8 And I looked, and behold a

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four angels standing on the pale horse : and his name that four corners of the earth, holdBat on him was Death, and hell ing the four winds of the earth, followed with him. And power that the wind should not blow was given unto them over the on the earth, nor on the sea, fourth part of the earth, to kill nor on any tree. with sword, and with hunger, 2 And I saw another engel and with death, and with the ascending from the east, having beasts of the earth.

the seal of the living God: and 9 And when he had opened the he cried with a loud voice to the fifth seal, I saw under the altar four angels, to whom it was given the souls of them that were slain to hurt the earth and the sea, for the word of God, and forthe 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, testimony which they beld: neither the sea, nor the trees,

10 And they cried with a loud till we have sealed the servants voice, saying. How long, O Lord, of our God in their foreheads. holy and true, dost thou not 4 And I heard the number of judge and avenge our blood on them which were sealed: and them that dwell on the earth? there were sealed a hundred and

11 And white robes were given forty and four thousand of all unto every one of them; and it the tribes of the children of Israel. was said unto them, that they 5 Of the tribe of Judah were should rest yet for a little sea- sealed twelve thousand. Of son, until their fellow servants the tribe of Reuben were sealed also and their brethren, that twelve thousand. Of the tribe should be killed as they werc, of Gad were sealed twelve should be fulfilled.

thousand. 12 And I beheld when he had

6 of the tribe of Aser were opened the sixth seal, and, lo, sealed twelve thousand. Of the there was a great earthquake; tribe of Nepthalim were sealed and the sun became black as twelve thousand. Of the tribe sackcloth of hair, and the moon of Manasseh were sealed twelve became as blood;

thousand. 13 And the stars of heaven fell 7 of the tribe of Simeon were unto the earth, even as a fig tree sealed twelve thousand. Of the casteth her untimely figs, when tribe of Levi were sealed twelve she is shaken of a mighty wind; thousand. Of the tribe of Is14 And the heaven departed as sachar were sealed twelve thoua scroll when it is rolled togeth- sand. er; and every mountain and 8 Of the tribe of Zebulun were island were moved out of their sealed twelve thousand. Of the places.

tribe of Joseph were sealed 15 And the kings of the earth, twelve thousand. Of the tribe and the great men, and the rich of Benjamin were sealed twelve men, and the chief captains, thousand. and the mighty men, and every 9 After this I beheld, and, lo, a bond man, and every free man, great multitude, which no man hid themselves in the dens and could number, of all nations, in the rocks of the mountains; and kindreds, and people, and 16 And said to the mountains tongues,stood before the throne, and rocks, Fall on us, and hide and before the Lamb, clothed us from the face of him that with white robes, and palms sitteth on the throne, and trom in their hands; the wrath of the Lamb:

10 And cried with a loud voice, 17 For the great day of his saying, Salvation to our God wrath is come; and who shall which sitteth_upon the throne, be able to stand ?

and unto the Lamb.

The opening of REVELATION. the seventh seal 11 And all the angels stood ser, and filled it with fire of round about the throne, and the altar, and cast it into the about the elders and the four earth: and there were voices, beasts, and fell before the and thunderings, and lightnings, throne on their faces, and wor- and an earthquake. shipped God,

6 And the seven angels which 12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, had the seven trumpets prepar. and glory, and wisdom, and ed themselves to sound. thanksgiving, and honour, and 7 The first angel sounded, and power, and might, be unto our there followed hail and fire minGod for ever and ever. Amen. gled with blood, and they were 13 And one of the elders an- cast upon the earth: and the swered, saying unto me, What third part of trees was barnt up, are these which are arrayed in and all green grass was burnt up. white robes? and whence came 8 And the second angel soundthey?

ed, and as it were a great moun. 14 And I said unto him, Sir, tain burning with fire was cast thou knowest. And he said to into the sea: and the third part me, These are they which came of the sea became blood; out of great tribulation, and 9 And the third part of the have washed their robes, and creatures which were in the made them white in the blood sea, and had life, died; and the of the Lamb.

third part of the ships were de15 Therefore are they before stroyed. the throne of God, and serve 10 And the third angel soundhim day and night in his tem- ed, and there fell a great star ple: and he that sitteth on the from heaven, burning as it were throne shall dwell among them. a lamp, and it fell upon the third

16 They shall hunger no more, part of the rivers, and upon the neither thirstany more; neither fountains of waters; shall the sun light on them, nor 11 And the name of the star is any heat.

called Wormwood : and the third 17 For the Lamb which is in part of the waters became wormthe midst of the throne shall wood; and many men died of feed them, and shall lead them the waters, because they were unto living fountains of waters: made bitter. and God shall wipe away all 12 And the fourth angel soundtears from their eyes.

ed, and the third part of the sun CHAPTER VIII.

was smitten, and the third part The opening of the seventh seal. of the moon, and the third part

seventh seal, there was sic of them was darkened, and the lence in heaven about the space day shone not for a third part of of halt an hour.

it, and the night likewise. 2 And I saw the seven angels 13 And I beheld, and heard an which stood before God; and angel flying through the midst to them were given seven of heaven, saying with a loud trumpets.

voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the 3 And another angel came and inhabiters of the earth by reastood at the altar, having a gold- son of the other voices of the en eenser; and there was given trumpet of the three angels, unto him much incense, that he which are yet to sound! should offer it with the prayers

CHAPTER IX. of all saints upon the golden al The first 100e described. tar whichew maoke for the incense; A And the aittha estate foorum dedi which came with the prayers of heaven unto the earth : and to the saints, ascended up before him was given the key of the God out of the angel's hand. bottomless pit. 6 And the angel took the cen 2 And he opened the bottom

Locusts appear.

Angels loosed. less pit; and there arose a smoke the four angels which are bound out of the pit, as the smoke of a in the great river Euphrates. great furnace; and the sun and 15 And the tour angels were the air were darkened by reason loosed, which were prepared of the smoke of the pit.

for an hour, and a day, and a 3 And there came out of the month, and a year, for to slay smoke locusts upon the earth : the third part of men. and unto them was given pow. 16 And the number of the ar. er, as the scorpions of the earth my of the horsemen were two bave power.

hundred thousand thousand : and 4 And it was commanded them I heard the number of them. that they should not hurt the 17 And thus I saw the horses grass of the earth, neither any in the vision, and them that sat green thing, neither any tree; on them, having breastplates of but only those men which have fire, and of jacinth, and brimnot the seal of God in their fore- stone: and the heads of the horsheads.

es were as the heads of lions; 6 And to them itwasgiven that and out of their mouths issued they should not kill them, but fire and smoke and brimstone. that they should be tormented 18 By these three was the third five months: and their torment part of men killed, by the fire, was as the tormentofa scorpion, and by the smoke, and by the when he striketh a man. brimstone, which issued out of

6 And in those days shall men their mouths. Beek death, and shall not find 19 For their power is in their it; and shall desire to die, and mouth, and in their tails : for death shall flee from them. their tails were like unto ser7 And the shapes of the locusts pents, and had heads, and with were like unto horses prepared them they do hurt. unto battle; and on their heads 20 And the rest of the men were as it were crowns like which were not killed by these gold, and their faces were as the plagues yet repented not of the faces of men.

works of their hands, that they 8 And they had hair as the hair should not worship devils, and of women, and their teeth were idols of gold, and silver, and as the teeth of lions.

brass, and stone, and of wood; 9 And they had breastplates, which neither can see, nor hear, as it were breastplates of iron; nor walk: and the sound of their wings 21 Neither repented they of was as the sound of chariots of their murders, nor of their sor. many horses running to battle. ceries, nor of their fornication,

10 And they had tails like anto nor of their thefts. scorpions, and there were stings

CHAPTER X. in their tails: and their power

The open book. was to hurt men five months. ND I saw another mighty 11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the en, clothed with a cloud : and a bottomless pit, whose name in rainbow was upon his head, and the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, his face was as it were the sun, bụt in the Greek tongue hath and his feet as pillars of fire: his name Apollyon.

2 And he had in his hand a lit12 One woe is past; and, be- tle book open: and he set his hold, there come two woes more right foot upon the sea, and his hereafter.

left foot on the earth, 13 And the sixth angel sound. 3 And cried with a loud voice, ed, and I heard a voice from as when & lion roareth: and the four horns of the golden when he had cried, seven thun. altar which is before God, ders uttered their voices.

14 Saying to the sixth angel 4 And when the seven thunwhich had the trumpet, Loosel ders had uttered their voices, I


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The little book eaten. REVELATION, The two witnesses was about to write and I heard 3 And I will give power unto a voice from heaven saying un- my two witnesses, and they to me, Seal up those things shall prophesy a thousand two which the seven thunders ut- hundred and threescore days, tered, and write them not. clothed in sackcloth.

5 And the angel which I saw 4 These are the two olive trees, stand upon the sea and upon and the two candlesticks standthe earth lifted up his hand to ing before the God of the earth. heaven,

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if any man will hurt 6 And sware by him that liv. them, fire proceedeth out of eth for ever and ever, who cre- their mouth, and devoureth ated heaven, and the things that their enemies: and if any man therein are, and the earth, and will hurt them, he must in this the things that therein are, and manner be killed. the sea, and the things which 6 These have power to shut are therein, that there should heaven, that it rain not in the be time no longer:

days of their prophecy : and But in the days of the voice have power over waters to turn of the seventh angel, when he them to blood, and to smite shall begin to sound, the mys- the earth with all plagues, as tery of God should be finished, often as they will. as he hath declared to his ser 7 And when they shall have vants the prophets.

finished their testimony, the 8 And the voice which I heard beast that ascendeth out of the from heaven spake unto me bottomless pit shall make war again, and said, Go and take the against them, and shall overlittle book which is open in the come them, and kill them. hand of the angel which standeth 8 And their dead bodies shall upon the sea and upon the earth. lie in the street of the great 9 And I went unto the angel, city, which spiritually is called and said unto him, Give me Sodom and Egypt, where also the little book. And he said our Lord was crucified. unto me, Take it, and eat it 9 And they of the people and up; and it shall make thy belly kindreds and tongues and nabitter, but it shall be in thy tions shall see their dead bodies mouth sweet as honey.

three days and a half, and shall 10 And I took the little book not suffer their dead bodies to out of the angel's hand, and ate be put in graves. it up; and it was in my mouth 10 And they that dwell upon sweet as honey: and as soon the earth shall rejoice over as I had eaten it, my belly was them, and make merry, and bitter.

shall send gifts one to another; 11 And he said unto me, Thou because these two prophets tormust prophesy again before mented them that dwelt on the many peoples, and nations, and earth. tongues, and kings.

11 And after three days and CHAPTER XI.

half the spirit of life from God The temple measured. entered into them, and they ND there was given me a stood upon their feet; and great the angel stood, saying, Rise, them. and measure the temple of God, 12 And they heard a great voice and the altar, and them that from heaven saying unto them, worship therein.

Come up hither. And they as 2 But the court which is with cended up to heaven in a cloud: out the temple leave out, and and their enemies beheld them measure it not; for it is given 13 And the same hour was unto the Gentiles: and the holy there a great earthquake, and city shall they tread under foot the tenth part of the city fell

, forty and two months.

and in the earthquake were



The dragon cast REVELATION.

out of heaven. slain of men seven thousand : woman which was ready to and the remnant were affright- be delivered, for to devour her ed, and gave glory to the God child as soon as it was born. of heaven.

5 And she brought forth a man 14 The second woe is past; child, who was to rule all naand, behold, the third woe com- tions with a rod of iron: and eth quickly.

her child was caught up unto 15 And the seventh angel God, and to his throne. sounded; and there were great 6 And the woman fled into voices in heaven, saying, The the wilderness, where she hath kingdoms of this world are be a place prepared of God, that come the kingdoms of our Lord, they should feed her there a and of his Christ; and he shall thousand two hundred and threereign for ever and ever.

score days. 16 And the four and twenty 7 And there was warin heaven: elders, which sat before God Michael and his angels fought on their seats, fell upon their against the dragon; and the dragfaces, and worshipped God, on fought and his angels, 17 Saying, We give

thee 8 And prevailed not; neither thanks, O Lord God Almighty, was their place found any more which art, and wast, and art in heaven. to come ; because thou hast 9 And the great dragon was cast taken to thee thy great power, out, that old serpent, called the and hast reigned.

devil, and Satan, which deceiv18 And the nations were an-eth the whole world : he was gry, and thy wrath is come, cast out into the earth, and his and the time of the dead, that angels were cast out with him. they should be judged, and that 10 And I heard a loud voice thou shouldest give reward unto saying in heaven, Now is come thy servants the prophets, and salvation, and strength, and the to the saints, and them that fear kingdom of our God, and the thy name, small and great; and power of his Christ: for the shouldest destroy them which accuser of our brethren is cast destroy the earth.

down, which accused them be19 And the temple of God was fore our God day and night. opened in heaven, and there 11 And they overcame him by was seen in his temple the ark the blood of the Lamb, and by of his testament: and there the word of their testimony; were lightnings, and voices, and they loved not their lives and thunderings, and an earth- unto death. quake, and great hail.

12 Therefore rejoice, ye heav. CHAPTER XII.

ens, and ye that dwell in them. The rooman clothed with the sun. Woe to the inhabiters of the

ND there appeared a great earth and of the sea! for the clothed with the sun, and the having great wrath, because he moon under her feet, and upon knoweth that he hath but a her head a crown ottwelve stars: short time.

2 And she being with child 13 And when the dragon baw cried, travailing in birth, and that he was cast unto the earth, pained to be delivered.

he persecuted the woman which 3 And there appeared another brought forth the man child. wonder in heaven; and behold 14 And to the woman were & great red dragon, having seven given two wings of a great heads and ten horns, and seven eagle, that she might #ly into crowns upon his heads.

the wilderness, into her place, 4 And his tail drew the third where she is nourished for a part of the stars of heaven, and time, and times, and halt a time, did cast them to the earth: and from the face of the serpent. the dragon stood before the 15 And the serpent cast out of

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