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The seven vials REVELATION, 16. poured out. gave unto the seven angels | power was given unto him to seven golden vials full of the scorch men with fire. wrath of God, who liveth for 9 And men

were scorched ever and ever.

with great heat, and blas8 And the temple was filled phemed the name of God, with smoke from the glory of which hath power over these God, and from his power; and plagues: and they repented no man was able to enter into not to give him glory, the temple, till the

10 And the fifth angel poured plagues of the seven angels out his vial upon the seat of were fulfilled.

the beast; and his kingdom

was full of darkness; and they CHAPTER 16.

gnawed their tongues for pain, ND I heard a great voice 11 And blasphemed the God

out of the temple saying of heaven because of their to the seven angels, Go your pains and their sores, and reways, and pour out the vials pented not of their deeds. of the wrath of God upon the 12 And the sixth angel poured earth.

out his vial upon the great river 2 And the first went, and Ell-phrā’-tēs; and the water poured out his vial upon the thereof was dried up, that the earth; and there fell a noi- way of the kings of the east some and grievous sore upon might be prepared. the men which had the mark 13 And I saw three unclean of the beast, and upon them spirits like frogs come out of which worshipped his image. the mouth of the dragon, and

3 And the second angel out of the mouth of the beast, poured out his vial upon the and out of the mouth of the sea; and it became as the false prophet. blood of a dead man: and 14 For they are the spirits of every living soul died in the devils, working miracles, which

go forth unto the kings of the 4 And the third angel poured earth and of the whole world, to out his vial upon the rivers and gather them to the battle of fountains of waters; and they that great day of God Almighty. became blood.

15 Behold, I come as a thief. 5 And I heard the angel of the Blessed is he that watcheth, waters say, Thou art righteous, and keepeth his garments, lest O Lord, which art, and wast, he walk naked, and they see and shalt be, because thou hast his shame. judged thus.

16 And he gathered them to6 For they have shed the gether into a place called in blood of saints and prophets, the Hē'-brew tongue Ar-măand thou hast given them blood gěd'-don. to drink; for they are worthy. 17 And the seventh angel

7 And I heard another out of poured out his vial into the the altar say, Even so, Lord air; and there came a great God Almighty, true and right- voice out of the temple of heaeous are thy judgments. ven, from the throne, saying,

8 And the fourth angel poured It is done. out his vial upon the sun; and 18 And there were voices, and


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A woman arrayed REVELATION, 17. in purple, &-c. thunders, and lightnings ; and hand full of abominations and there was a great earthquake, filthiness of her fornication : such as was not since men were 5 And upon her forehead was upon the earth, so mighty an a name written, MYSTERY, earthquake, and so great.

BAB'-Y-LON THE GREAT, 19 And the great city was THE MOTHER OF HARdivided into three parts, and LOTS AND ABOMINAthe cities of the nations fell: TIONS OF THE EARTH. and great Băb’-y-lon came in 6 And I saw the woman remembrance before God, to drunken with the blood of the give unto her the cup of the saints, and with the blood of wine of the fierceness of his the martyrs of Jē'-šūs: and wrath.

when I saw her, I wondered 20 And every island fled away, with great admiration. and the mountains were not 7 And the angel said unto me, found.

Wherefore didst thou marvel ? 21 And there fell upon men I will tell thee the mystery of a great hail out of heaven, the woman, and of the beast every stone about the weight of that carrieth her, which hath a talent: and men blasphemed the seven heads and ten horns, God because of the plague of 8 The beast that thou sawest the hail; for the plague thereof was, and is not; and shall was exceeding great.

ascend out of the bottomless

pit, and go into perdition: CHAPTER 17.

and they that dwell on the

earth shall wonder, whose ND there came one of the names were not written in the

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the seven vials, and talked tion of the world, when they
with me, saying unto me, Come behold the beast that was, and
hither; I will shew unto thee is not, and yet is.
the judgment of the great 9 And here is the mind which
whore that sitteth upon many hath wisdom. The seven heads
waters :

are seven mountains, on which
2 With whom the kings of the woman sitteth.
the earth have committed for- 10 And there are seven kings:
nication, and the inhabitants five are fallen, and one is, and
of the earth have been made the other is not yet come; and
drunk with the wine of her when he cometh, he must con-

tinue a short space. 3 So he carried me away in 11 And the beast that was, the spirit into the wilderness : and is not, even he is the eighth, and I saw a woman sit upon a and is of the seven, and goeth scarlet coloured beast, full of into perdition. names of blasphemy, having 12 And the ten horns which seven heads and ten horns. thou sawest are ten kings,

4 And the woman was arrayed which have received no kingin purple and scarlet colour, dom as yet; but receive power and decked with gold and as kings one hour with the precious stones and pearls, beast. having a golden cup in her 13 These have one mind, and

The fall

REVELATION, 18. of Babylon. shall give their power and 4 And I heard another voice strength unto the beast. from heaven, saying, Come out

14 These shall make war with of her, my people, that ye be the Lamb, and the Lamb shall not partakers of her sins, and overcome them: for he is Lord that ye receive not of her of lords, and King of kings : plagues. and they that are with him 5 For her sins have reached are called, and chosen, and unto heaven, and God hath faithful.

remembered her iniquities. 15 And he saith unto me, The 6 Reward her even as she waters which thou sawest, where rewarded you, and double unto the whore sitteth, are peoples, her double according to her and multitudes, and nations, works : in the cup which she and tongues.

hath filled fill to her double. 16 And the ten horns which 7 How much she hath glorified thou sawest upon the beast, herself, and lived deliciously, these shall hate the whore, so much torment and sorrow and shall make her desolate give her: for she saith in her and naked, and shall eat her heart, I sit a queen, and am no flesh, and burn her with fire. widow, and shall see no sorrow.

17 For God hath put in their 8 Therefore shall her plagues hearts to fulfil his will, and to come in one day, death, and agree, and give their kingdom mourning, and famine; and unto the beast, until the words she shall be utterly burned of God shall be fulfilled. with fire: for strong is the

18 And the woman which thou Lord God who judgeth her. sawest is that great city, which 9 And the kings of the earth, reigneth over the kings of the who have committed fornicaearth.

tion and lived deliciously with

her, shall bewail her, and laCHAPTER 18.

ment for her, when they shall |ND after these things I saw see the smoke of her burning,

another angel come down 10 Standing afar off for the from heaven, having great fear of her torment, saying, power; and the earth was light-Alas, alas that great city Băb'ened with his glory:

ỹ-lon, that mighty city! for in 2 And he cried mightily with one hour is thy judgment come. a strong voice, saying, Băb'-ï- 11 And the merchants of the lon the great is fallen, is fallen, earth shall weep and mourn and is become the habitation over her; for no man buyeth of devils, and the hold of every their merchandise any more : foul spirit, and a cage of every 12 The merchandise of gold, unclean and hateful bird. and silver, and precious stones,

3 For all nations have drunk and of pearls, and fine linen, of the wine of the wrath of her and purple, and silk, and scarfornication, and the kings of let, and all thyine wood, and the earth have committed for all manner vessels of ivory, nication with her, and the mer- and all manner vessels of most chants of the earth are waxed precious wood, and of brass, rich through the abundance of and iron, and marble, her delicacies.

13 And cinnamon, and odours,


The fall of REVELATION, 19. Babylon lamented. and ointments, and frankin- 22 And the voice of harpers, cense, and wine, and oil, and and musicians, and of pipers, fine flour, and wheat, and and trumpeters, shall be heard beasts, and sheep, and horses, no more at all in thee; and and chariots, and slaves, and no craftsman, of whatsoever souls of men.

craft he be, shall be found any 14 And the fruits that thy more in thee; and the sound soul lusted after are departed of a millstone shall be heard from thee, and all things which no more at all in thee; were dainty and goodly are 23 And the light of a candle departed from thee, and thou shall shine no more at all in shalt find them no more at all. thee; and the voice of the

15 The merchants of these bridegroom and of the bride things, which were made rich shall be heard no more at all by her, shall stand afar off for in thee: for thy merchants the fear of her torment, weep- were the great men of the ing and wailing,

earth; for by thy sorceries 16 And saying, Alas, alas that were all nations deceived. great city, that was clothed in 24 And in her was found the fine linen, and purple, and blood of prophets, and of saints, scarlet, and decked with gold, and of all that were slain upon and precious stones, and pearls! the earth.

17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And

CHAPTER 19. every shipmaster, and all the ND after these things I company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, much people in heaven, saystood afar off,

ing, Al-lé-là’-jă ; Salvation, and 18 And cried when they saw glory, and honour, and power, the smoke of her burning, unto the Lord our God: saying, What city is like unto 2 For true and righteous are this great city!

his judgments: for he hath 19 And they cast dust on their judged the great whore, which heads, and cried, weeping and did corrupt the earth with her wailing, saying, Alas, alas that fornication, and hath avenged great city, wherein were made the blood of his servants at rich all that had ships in the her hand. sea by reason of her costliness! 3 And again they said, Ål-lēfor in one hour is she made lû'-1ă. And her smoke rose up desolate.

for ever and ever. 20 Rejoice over her, thou 4. And the four and twenty heaven, and ye holy apostles elders and the four beasts fell and prophets ; for God hath down and worshipped God that avenged you on her.

sat on the throne, saying, Ä'21 And a mighty angel took měn; Ål-lē-lû'-1ă. up a stone like a great mill- 5 And a voice came out of the stone, and cast it into the throne, saying, Praise our God, sea, saying, Thus with violence all ye his servants, and ye that shall that great city Bab'-y-lon fear him, both small and great. be thrown down, and shall be 6 And I heard as it were the found no more at all.

voice of a great multitude, and

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The marriage REVELATION, 20.

of the Lamb. as the voice of many waters, and he shall rule them with a and as the voice of mighty rod of iron; and he treadeth thunderings, saying, Ål-le-la”- the winepress of the fierceness jă: for the Lord God omnipo- and wrath of Almighty God. tent reigneth.

16 And he hath on his ves7 Let us be glad and rejoice, ture and on his thigh a name and give honour to him : for written, KING_OF KINGS, the marriage of the Lamb is AND LORD OF LORDS. come, and his wife hath made 17 And I saw an angel standherself ready.

ing in the sun; and he cried 8 And to her was granted that with a loud voice, saying to all she should be arrayed fine the fowls that fly in the midst linen, clean and white: for the of heaven, Come and gather fine linen is the righteousness yourselves together unto the of saints.

supper of the great God ; 9 And he saith unto me, Write, 18 That ye may eat the flesh Blessed are they which are of kings, and the flesh of capcalled unto the marriage sup- tains, and the flesh of mighty per of the Lamb. And he men, and the flesh of horses, saith unto me, These are the and of them that sit on them, true sayings of God.

and the flesh of all men, both 10 And I fell at his feet to free and bond, both small and worship him. And he said unto great. me, See thou do it not: I am 19 And I saw the beast, and thy fellowservant, and of thy the kings of the earth, and their brethren that have the testi- armies, gathered together to mony of Jē'-sŭs : worship God : make war against him that sat for the testimony of Jē’-šūs is on the horse, and against his the spirit of prophecy.

army. 11 And I saw heaven opened, 20 And the beast was taken, and behold a white horse ; and and with him the false prophet he that sat upon him was that wrought miracles before called Faithful and True, and him, with which he deceived in righteousness he doth judge them that had received the and make war.

mark of the beast, and them 12 His eyes were as a flame of that worshipped his image. fire, and on his head were many These both were cast alive incrowns; and he had a name to a lake of fire burning with written, that no man knew, but brimstone. he himself.

21 And the remnant were slain 13 And he was clothed with a with the sword of him that sat vesture dipped in blood : and upon the horse, which sword his name is called The Word of proceeded out of his mouth : God.

and all the fowls were filled 14 And the armies which were with their flesh. in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine

CHAPTER 20. linen, white and clean,

I saw an 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with the key of the bottomless pit it he should smite the nations : and a great chain in his hand.

AN Down from heaven, having

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