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John's vision of REVELATION, XVI. the great whore. garments, lest he walk naked, and when I saw her, I wondered with great they see his shame.

admiration. 16 And he gathered them together in- 7 And the angel said unto me, Whereto 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 beast that carrieth her, which hath out his vial into the air; and there the seven heads and ten horns. came a great voice out of the temple. 8 The beast that thou sawest was, and of heaven, from the throne, saying, is not; and shall ascend out of the botIt is done.

tomless pit, and go into perdition: and 18 And there were voices, and thun- they that dwell on the earth shall wonders, and lightnings; and there was der, whose names were not written in a great earthquake, such as was not the book of life from the foundation of since men were upon the earth, so the world, when they behold the beast mighty an earthquake, and so great. that was, and is not, and yet is.

19 And the great city was divided 9 And here is the mind which hath into three parts, and the cities of the wisdom. The seven heads are seven nations fell: and great Babylon came mountains, on which the woman sitin remembrance before God, to give teth. unto her the cup of the wine of the 10 And there are seven kings: five fierceness of his wrath.

are fallen, and one is, and the other is 20 And every island fled away, and not yet come; and when he cometh, the mountains were not found. he must continue a short space..

21 And there fell upon men a great 11 And the beast that was, and is not, hail out of heaven, every stone about even he is the eighth, and is of the the weight of a talent: and men blas- seven, and goeth into perdition. phemed God because of the plague of 12 And the ten horns which thou sawthe hail; for the plague thereof was est are ten kings, which have received exceeding great.

no kingdom as yet; but receive power

as kings one hour with the beast. CHAPTER XVII.

13 These have one mind, and shall

give their power and strength unto 3, 4 A woman arrayed in purple and scarlet, with a golden cup in her hand, sitteth upon

the beast. the braxt, 5 which is great Babylon, the

14 These shall make war with the mother of all abominations. 9 The inter- Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome pretation of the seven heads, 12 and the trn them: for he is Lord of lords, and horns. & The Punishment of the whore. King of kings: and they that are with 14 The victory of the Lamb.

him are called, and chosen, and faithND angels which had the seven vials,

15 And he saith unto me, The waters and talked with me, saying unto me, which thou sawest, where the whore Come hither; I will shew unto thee sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, the judgment of the great whore that and nations, and tongues. sitteth upon many waters:

16 And the ten horns which thou saw2 With whom the kings of the earth est upon the beast, these shall hate the have committed fornication, and the whore, and shall' make her desolate inhabitants of the earth have been and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and made drunk with the wine of her for burn her with fire. nication,

17 For God hath put in their hearts 3 So he carried me away in the spirit to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give into the wilderness: and I saw a wo- their kingdom unto the beast, until inan sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, the words of God shall be fulfilled. full of names of blasphemy, having 18 And the woman which thou sawest seven heads and ten horns.

is that great city, which reigneth over 4 And the woman was arrayed in par- the kings of the

earth. ple and scarlet colour, and decked with

CHAPTER XVIII. gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full 2 Babylon is fallen. 4 The people of God of abominations and filthiness of her

cominanded to depart out of her. 9 The

kings of the earth, 11 with the merchants fornication:

and mariners, lanient over her. 20 The 5 And upon her forehead was a name saints rejoice for the judgments of God written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HAR

angel EARTH

having great power; and the earth 6 And I saw the woman drunken with was lightened with his glory. the blood of the saints, and with the 2 And he cried mightily with a strong blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and voice, saying, Babylon the great is fall

ful.

upon her.

LOTS AND

ABOMINATIONS AF AN Dafter these things I saw another

The fall of REVELATION, XIX. Babylon lamented. en, is fallen, and is become the habi

16 And saying, Alas, alas, that great tation of devils, and the hold of every city, that was clothed in fine linen, and foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean purple, and scarlet, and decked with and hatefúl bird.

gold, and precious stones, and pearls! 3 For all nations have drunk of the 17 For in one hour so great riches is wine of the wrath of her fornication, come to nought. And every shipmasand the kings of the earth have com- ter, and all the company in ships, and mitted fornication with her, and the sailors, and as many as trade by sea, merchants of the earth are waxed rich stood afar off, through the abundance of her delica- 18 And cried when they saw the smoke cies.

of her burning, saying, What city is 4 And I heard another voice from like unto this great city! heaven, saying, Come out of her, my 19 And they cast dust on their heads, people, that ye be not partakers of her and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, sins, and that ye receive not of her Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were plagues.

made rich all that had ships in the sea 5 For her sins have reached unto by reason of her costliness! for in one heaven, and God hath remembered hour is she made desolate. her iniquities.

20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and 6 Reward her even as she rewarded ye holy apostles and prophets; for God you, and double unto her double ac- hath avenged you on her. cording to her works: in the cup which 21 And a mighty angel took up a she hath filled fill to her double. stone like a great millstone, and cast

7 How much she hath glorified her- it into the sea, saying, Thus with vioself, and lived deliciously, so much lence shall that great city, Babylon be torment and sorrow give her: for she thrown down, and shall be found no saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and more at all. am no widow, and shall see no sorrow. 22 And the voice of harpers, and mu

8 Therefore 'shall her plagues come sicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, in one day, death, and mourning, and shall be heard no more at all in thee; famine; and she shall be utterly burn- and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft ed with fire: for strong is the Lord he be, shall be found any more in thee; God who judgeth her.

and the sound of a millstone shall be 9 And the kings of the earth, who heard no more at all in thee; have committed fornication and lived 23 And the light of a candle shall deliciously with her, shall bewail her, shine no more at all in thee; and the and lament för her, when they shall voice of the bridegrooin and of the see the smoke of her burning,

bride shall be heard no more at all in 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her thee: for thy merchants were the great torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries city Babylon, that misty city! for in were all nations deceived. one hour is thy judgmert come. 21 And in her was found the blood of 11 And the merchants of the earth prophets, and of saints, and of all that shall weep and mourn over her; for were slain upon the earth. no man buyeth their merchandise any more:

CHAPTER XIX. 12 The merchandise of gold, and sil- 1 God is praised in heaven for judging the ver, and precious stones, and of pearls, great whore, and avenging the blood of his and fine linen, and purple, and silk, saints. 7. The marriage of the Lamh. 10 and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and

The angel will not be worshipped. 17 The

fowls called to the great slaughter. all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood,

after these things I heard a and of brass, and iron, and marble, great voice of much people in hea

13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and ointments, and frankincense, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the wine, and oil, and fine flour, and Lord our God: wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and 2 For true and righteous are his judg. horses, and chariots, and slaves, and ments: for he hath judged the great souls of men.

whore, which did corrupt the earth 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted with her fornication, and hath aafter are departed from thee, and all venged the blood of his servants at things which were dainty and goodly her hand. are departed from thee, and thou shalt 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And find them no more at all.

her smoke rose up for ever and ever. 15 The merchants of these things, 4. And the four and twenty elders and which were made rich by her, shall the four beasts fell down and worshipstand afar off for the fear of her tor- ped God that sat on the throne, saying, nant, weeping and wailing,

Amen; Alleluia.

AND

The marriage REVELATION, XIX. of the Lamba 5 And a voice came out of the throne, ed together to make war against him saying, Praise our God, all ye his ser that sat on the horse, and against his vants, and ye that fear him, both small army. and great.

20 And the beast was taken, and with 6 And I heard as it were the voice of him the false prophet that wrought a great multitude, and as the voice of miracles before him, with which

he many waters, and as the voice of migh- deceived them that had received the ty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for mark of the beast, and them that worthe Lord God omnipotent reigneth. shipped his image. These both were 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give cast alive into a lake of fire burning honour to him: for the marriage of the with brimstolie. Lamb is come, and his wife hath made 21 And the remnant were slain with herself ready.

the sword of him that sat upon the 8 And to her was granted that she horse, which sword proceeded out of should be arrayed in fine linen, clean his mouth: and all the fowls were filland white: for the fine linen is the ed with their flesh, righteousness of saints. 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Bless

CHAPTER XX. ed are they which are called unto the 2 Satan bound for a thousand years. 6 The

first resurrection: they blessed that have marriage supper of the Lamb. And he

part therein. 7 Satan let loose again. 8 saith unto me, These are the true say. Gog and Magog. 10 The devil cast into ings of God.

the lake of fire and brimstone 12 The 10 And I fell at his feet to worship last and general resurrection him: mand hensaid tento me, See thou ANPom saw an angel come down do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and from , having the key of thy brethren that have the testi- the bottomless pit and a great chain mony of Jesus: worship God : for the in his hand. testimony of Jesus is the spirit of 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, prophecy:

that old serpent, which is the Devil, 11 And I saw heaven opened, and be- and Satan, and bound him a thousand hold a white horse;, and he that sat years, upon him was called Faithful and 3 And cast him into the bottomless True, and in righteousness he doth pit, and shui him up, and set a seal judge and make war.

upon him, that he should deceive the 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, nations no more, till the thousand and on his head were many crowns; years should be fulfilled: and after and he had a name written, that no that he must be loosed a little season. man knew, but he himself,

4 And I saw thrones, and they sat 13 And he was clothed with a ves- upon them, and judgment was given ture dipped in blood: and his name is unto them: and I saw the souls of called The Word of God.

them that were beheaded for the wit14 And the armies which were in ness of Jesus, and for the word of God, heaven followed him upon white and which had not worshipped the horses, clothed in fine linen, white beast, neither his image, neither hed and clean.

received his mark upon their fore15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp heads, or in their hands; and they sword, that with it he should smite the lived and reigned with Christ a thounations: and he shall rule them with sand years, a rod of iron: and he treadeth the 5 But the rest of the dead lived not winepress of the fierceness and wrath again until the thousand years were of Alinighty God.

finished. This is the first resurrection. 16 And he hath on his vesture and on 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath his thigh a name written, KING OF part in the first resurrection: on such KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. the second death hath no power, but

17 And I saw an angel standing in the they shall be priests of God and of sun; and he cried with a loud voice, Christ, and shall reign with him a saying to all the fowls that fly in the thousand years. midst of heaven, Come and gather 7 And when the thousand years are yourselves together unto the supper expired, Satan shall be loosed out of of the great God;

his prison, 18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, 8 And shall go out to deceive the naand the flesh of captains, and the flesh tions which are in the four quarters of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather and of them that sit on them, and the them together to battle: the number flesh of all men, both free and bond, of whom is as the sand of the sea. both small and great.

9 And they went up on the breadth 19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and compassed the camp of the earth, and their armies, gather- l of the saints about, and the beloved

A new heaven

REVELATION, XXI. and a new earth. city: and fire came down from God 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, out of heaven, and devoured them. and the abominable, and murderers, 10 And the devil that deceived them and whorernongers, and sorcerers, and was cast into the lake of fire and brim- idolaters, and all liars, shall have their stone, where the beast and the false part in the lake which burneth with prophet are, and shall be tormented fire and brimstone: which is the seday and night for ever and ever. cond death,

11 And I saw a great white throne, 9 And there came unto me one of the and him that sat on it, from whose seven angels which had the seven vials face the earth and the heaven fled full of the seven last plagues, and talkaway; and there was found no place ed with me, saying, Come hither, I will for them.

shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. 12 And I saw the dead, small and 10 And he carried me away in the great, stand before God; and the books spirit to a great and high mountain, were opened: and another book was and shewed me that great city, the opened, which is the book of life: and holy Jerusalem, descending out of the dead were judged out of those heaven from God, things which were writ in the 11 Having the glory of God: and her books, according to their works. light was like unto a stone most pre

13 And the sea gave up the dead cious, even like a jasper stone, clear which were in it; and death and hell as crystal; delivered up the dead which were in 12 And had a wall great and high, them: and they were judged every and had twelve gates, and at the gates man according to their works. twelve angels, and names written

14 And death and hell were cast into thereon, which are the names of the the lake of fire. This is the second twelve tribes of the children of Israel: death,

13 On the east three gates; on the 15 And whosoever was not found north three gates; on the south three written in the book of life was cast gates; and on the west three gates. into the lake of fire.

14 And the wall of the city had twelve CHAPTER XXI.

foundations, and in them the names 14 nero heaven and a new earth.

of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. 10 The

15 And he that talked with me had a heavenly Jerusalem, with a full descrip: tion thereof, 23 She needeth no sun, the golden reed to measure the city, and glory of God is her lyht. 24 The kings the gates thereof, and the wall thereof the earth bring their riches unto her. of.

ND I saw a new heaven and a new 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the first earth were passed away; and and he measured the city with the there was no more sea.

reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The 2 And I John saw the holy city, new length and the breadth and the height Jerusalein, coming down from God of it are equal. out of heaven, prepared as a bride 17 And he measured the wall thereof, adorned for her husband.

an hundred and forty and four cubits, 3 And I heard a great voice out of according to the measure of a mail, heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle that is, of the angel. of God is with men, and he will dwell 18 And the building of the wall of it with them, and they shall be his peo- was of jasper: and the city was pure ple, and God himself shall be with gold, like unto clear glass. them, and be their God.

19 And the foundations of the wall of 4 And God shall wipe away all tears the city were garnished with all manfrom their eyes; and there shall be no ner of precious stones. The first fourmore death, neither sorrow, nor cry-dation was jasper; the second, saping, neither shall there be any more phire; the third, a chalcedony; the pain: for the former things are passed fourth, an emerald; away.

20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, 5 And he that sat upon the throne sardius; the seventh, chrysolyte; the said, Behold, I make all things new. eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the And he said unto me, Write: for these tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a words are true and faithful.

jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. 6 And he said unto me, It is done. I 21 And the twelve gates were twelve am Alpha and Omega, the beginning pearls; every several gate was of one and the end. I will give unto him that pearl: and the street of the city was is athirst of the fountain of the water pure gold, as it were transparent glass. of life freely.

22 And I saw no temple therein: for 7 He that overcometh shall inherit the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb all things; and I will be his God, and are the temple of it. he shall be my son.

23 And the city had no need of th

Christ's coming

REVELATION, XXI. and eternity. sun, neither of the moon, to shine in fore the feet of the angel which shewit: for the glory of God did lighten it, ed me these things. and the Lamb is the light thereof. 9 Then saith ho unto me, See thout

24 And the nations of them which are do it not: for I am thy fellowservant, saved shall walk in the light of it: and and of thy brethren the prophets, and the kings of the earth do bring their of them which keep the sayings of this glory and honour into it.

book: worship God. 25 And the gates of it shall not be 10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the shut at all by day: for there shall be sayings of the prophecy of this book: no night there.

for the time is at hand. 26 And they shall bring the glory and 11 He that is unjust, let him be unhonour of the nations into it.

just still: and he which is filthy, let 27 And there shall in no wise enter him be filthy still: and he that is rightinto it any thing that defileth, neither eous, let hím be righteous still: and whatsoever worketh abomination, or he that is holy, let him be holy still. maketh a lie: but they which are writ- 12 And, behold, I come quickly; and ten in the Lamb's book of life.

my reward is with me, to give every CHAPTER XXII.

man according as his work shall be.

13 I am Alpha and Omega, the be1 The river of the roater of life. 2 The tree

of life. 5 The light of the city of God is pinning and the end, the first and the himself. 9 The angel will not be worship- last. ped. 18 Nothing may be added to the word 14 Blessed are they that do his comof God, nor taken therefroin.

mandments, that they may have right ND he shewed me a pure river of to the tree of life, and may enter in ceeding out of the throne of God and 15 For without are dogs, and sorof the Lamb.

cerers, and whoremongers, and mur2 In the midst of the street of it, derers, and idolaters, and whosoever and on either side of the river, was loveth and maketh a lie. there the tree of life, which 'bare 16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to twelve manner of fruits, and yielded testify unto you these things in the her fruit every month: and the leaves churches. I am the root and the offof the tree were for the healing of spring of David, and the bright and the nations.

morning star. 3 And there shall be no more curse: 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, but the throne of God and of the Lamb Come. And let him that heareth say, shall be in it; and his servants shall come. And let him that is athirst serve him:

come. And whosoever will, let him 4 And they shall see his face; and his take the water of life freely. name shall be in their foreheads. 18 For I testify unto every man that

5 And there shall be no night there; heareth the words of the prophecy of and they need no candle, neither light this book, If any man shall add unto of the sun; for the Lord God giveth these things, God shail add unto him them light: and they shall reign for the plagues that are written in this ever and ever.

book: 6 And he said unto me, These sayings 19 And if any man shall take away are faithful and true: and the Lord from the words of the book of this proGod of the holy prophets sent his phecy, God shall take away his part angel to shew unto his servants the out of the book of life, and out of the things which must shortly be done. holy city, and from the things which 7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is are written in this book. he that keepeth the sayings of the 20 He which testifieth these things prophecy of this book.

saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. 8 And I John saw these things, and Lven so, coine, Lord Jesus. heard them. And when I had heard 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and seen, I fell down to worship be- be with you all. Amen.

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