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CHAPTER XX. resurrection : on such the 2 Satan bound for a thousand second death hath no pow
years, 6 The first resurrection: er, but they shall be priests they blessed that have part thereina of God and of Christ, and 7 Satan let loose again. 8 Gog and Magog. 10 The devil cast into the shall reign with him a lake of fire and brimstone. 12 The thousand years. last and general resurrection. 7 And when the thou
ND I saw an angel sand years are expired, ven, having the key of the of his prison, bottomless pit and a great 8 And shall go out to chain in his hand.
deceive the nations which 2 And he laid hold on are in the four quarters the dragon, that old ser- of the earth, Gog and pent, which is the Devil, Magog, to gather them and Satan, and bound him together to battle: the a thousand years,
number of wbom is as 3 And cast him into the the sand of the sea. bottomless pit, and shut 9 And they went up on him up, and set a seal the breadth of the earth, upon him, that he should and compassed the camp deceive the nations no of the saints about, and more, till the thousand the beloved city: and fire years should be fulfilled : came down from God out and after that he must be of heaven, and devoured loosed a little season. them.
4 And I saw thrones, 10 And the devil that and they sat upon them, deceived them was cast and judgment was given into the lake of fire and unto them: and I saw the brimstone, where the beast souls of them that were and the false prophet are, bebeaded for the witness and shall be tormented of Jesus, and for the word day and night for ever of God, and which had not and ever. worshipped the beast, nei- 11 And I saw a great ther his image, neither had white throne, and him received his mark upon that sat on it, from whose their foreheads, or in their face the earth and the hands; and they lived and heaven fled away; and reigned with Christ a thou- there was found no place sand years.
for them. 5 But the rest of the 12 And I saw the dead, dead lived not again until small and great, stand bethe thousand years were fore God; and the books finished. This is the first were opened : and another resurrection.
book was opened, which is 6 Blessed and holy is he the book of life: and the that hath part in the first I dead were judged out of those things which were eyes; and there shall be written in the books, ac- no more death, neither cording to their works. sorrow, nor crying, nei13 And the sea gave up ther shall there be any the dead which were in more pain: for the former it; and death and hell things are passed away. delivered up the dead 5 And he that sat upon which were in them: and the throne said, Behold, they were judged every I make all things new. man according to their And he said unto me, works.
Write: for these words 14 And death and hell are true and faithful. were cast into the lake 6 And he said unto me, of fire. This is the second It is done. I am Alpha death,
and Omega, the begin. 15 And whosoever was ning and the end. I will not found written in the give unto him that is book of life was cast into athirst of the fountain of the lake of fire.
the water of life freely. CHAPTER XXI.
7 He that overcometh 1 A new heaven and a nero earth. shall_inherit all things;
10 The heavenly Jerusalem, rith and I will be his God, a full description thereof, 23 She needeth no sun, the glory of God and
he shall be my son. is her light. 24 The kings of the 8 But the fearful, and earth bring their riches unto her. unbelieving, and the aboND I saw a new hea- minable, and murderers,
ven and a new earth: and whoremongers, and for the first heaven and sorcerers, and idolaters, the first earth were passed and all liars, shall have away; and there was no their part in the lake
which burneth with fire 2 And I John saw the and brimstone: which is holy city, new Jerusalem, the second death. coming down from God 9 And there came unto out of heaven, prepared me one of the seven anas a bride adorned for her gels which had the seven husband.
vials full of the seven last 3 And I heard a great plagues, and talked with voice out of heaven say- me, saying, Come hither, ing, Behold, the taberna- I will shew thee the bride, cle of God is with men, the Lamb's wife. and he will dwell with 10 And he carried me them, and they shall be away in the spirit to a his people, and God him- great and high mountain, self shall be with them, and shewed me that great and be their God.
city, the holy Jerusalem, 4 And God shall wipe descending out of heaven away all tears from their from God,
11 Having the glory of garnished with all manner God: and her light was of precious stones. The like unto a stone most first foundation was jasprecious, even like a jas- per; the second, sapphire; per stoné, clear as crystal; the third, a chalcedony;
12 And had a wall great the fourth, an emerald ; and high, and had twelve 20 The fifth, sardonyx; gates, and at the gates the sixth, sardius; the twelve angels, and names seventh, chrysolyte; the written thereon, which are eighth, beryl; the ninth, the names of the twelve a topaz; the tenth, a chry. tribes of the children of soprasus; the eleventh, a Israel:
jacinth; the twelfth, an 13 On the east three amethyst. gates; on the north three 21 And the twelve gates gates; on the south three were twelve pearls; every gates; and on the west several gate was of one three gates.
pearl: and the street of 14 And the wall of the the city was pure gold, as city had twelve founda- it were transparent glass. tions, and in them the 22 And I saw no temple names of the twelve a-therein: for the Lord God postles of the Lamb. Almighty and the Lamb 15 And he that talked are the temple of it. with me had a golden reed 23 And the city had no to measure the city, and need of the sun, neither the gates thereof, and the of the moon, to shine in wall thereof.
it: for the glory of God 16 And the city lieth four- did lighten it, and the square, and the length is Lamb is the light thereof. as large as the breadth: 24 And the nations of and he measured the city them which are saved with the reed, twelve thou shall walk in the light of sand furlongs. The length it: and the kings of the and the breadth and the earth do bring their glory height of it are equal. and honour into it.
17 And he measured the 25 And the gates of it wall thereof, an hundred shall not be shut at all and forty and four cubits, by day: for there shall be according to the measure no night there. of a man, that is, of the 26 And they shall bring angel.
the glory and honour of 18 And the building of the nations into it. the wall of it was of jas- 27 And there shall in per: and the city was pure no wise enter into it any gold, like unto clear glass. thing that defileth, nei.
19 And the foundations ther whatsoever worketh of the wall of the city were l abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are 7 Behold, I come quickwritten in the Lamb's ly: blessed is he that keepbook of life.
eth the sayings of the pro
phecy of this book. CHAPTER XXII.
8 And I John saw these 1 The rider of the water of life things, and heard them. 2 The tree of life. 5 The light of And when I had heard the city of God is himself. 9 The an gel will not be worshipped. 18 and seen, I fell down to Nothing may be added to the word worship before the feet of of God, nor taken therefrom.
the angel which shewed me A
ND he shewed me a these things.
9 Then saith he unto me, life, clear as crystal, pro- See thou do it not: for I ceeding out of the throne am thy fellowservant, and of God and of the Lamb. of thy brethren the pro
2 In the midst of the phets, and of them which street of it, and on either keep the sayings of this side of the river, was there book: worship God. the tree of life, which bare 10 And he saith unto me, twelve manner of fruits, Seal not the sayings of the and yielded her fruit every prophecy of this book : for month: and the leaves of the time is at hand. the tree were for the heal- 11 He that is unjust, let ing of the nations.
him be unjust still : and 3. And there shall be he which is filthy, let no more curse: but the him be filthy still: and he throne of God and of the that is righteous, let him Lamb sball be in it; and be righteous still: and he his servants shall serve that is holy, let him be him:
holy still. 4 And they shall see his 12 And, behold, I come face; and his name shall quickly; and my reward be in their foreheads. is with me, to give every
5 And there shall be man according as his work no night there; and they shall be. need no candle, neither 13 I am Alpha and 0light of the sun; for the mega, the beginning, and Lord God giveth them the end, the first and the light: and they shall reign last. for ever and ever.
14 Blessed are they that 6 And he said unto me, do his commandments, These sayings are faith that they may have right ful and true: and the to the tree of life, and Lord God of the holy may enter in through the prophets sent his angel gates into the city. to shew unto his servants 15 For without are dogs, the things which must and sorcerers, and whoreshortly be done.
mongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whoso- 1 shall add unto these things, ever loveth and maketh a God shall add unto him the lie.
plagues that are written 16 I Jesus have sent mine in this book : angel to testify unto you 19 And if any man shall these things in the church- take away from the words es. I am the root and the of the book of this propheoffspring of David, and the cy, God shall take away bright and morning star. his part out of the book of
17 And the Spirit and life, and out of the holy the bride say, Come. And city, and from the things let him that heareth say, which are written in this Come. And let him that book. is athirst come. And who- 20 He which testifieth soever will, let him take these things saith, Surely the water of life freely. I come quickly. Amen.
18 For I testify unto Even so, come, Lord Jesus. 1 every man that heareth 21 The grace of our Lord
the words of the prophecy Jesus Christ be with you of this book, If any manlall. Amen.