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And it was given unto the wound by a sword, and did him to make war with the live. saints, and to overcome them; 15 And he had power to and power was given him over give life unto the image of the all kindreds, and tongues and beast, that the image of the nations.

beast should both speak, and 8 And all that dwell upon eause that as many as would the earth shall worship him, not worship the image of the whose names are not written beast, should be killed. in the book of life of the Lamb 16 And he caused all, both slain from the foundation of small and great, rich and poor, the world.

free and bond, to receive a 9 If any man have an ear, mark in their right hand, or let him hear.

in their foreheads : 10 He that leadeth into cap- 17 And that no man might tivity shall go into captivity; buy or sell, save he that had he that killeth with the sword the mark, or the name of the must be killed with the sword. beast, or the number of his Here is the patience and the name. faith of the saints.

18 Here is wisdom. Let 11 And I beheld another him that hath understanding beast coming up out of the count the number of the beast; earth; and he had two horns for it is the number of a man; like a lamb, and he spake as and his number is six hundred a dragon.

threescore and six. 12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast CHAP. XIV. before him, and causeth the 1 The Lamb standeth on mount earth, and them which dwell Sion with his company. 6 therein, to worship the first An angel preacheth the Gosbeast, whose deadly wound pel. The fall of Babylon. was healed.

15 The harvest of the world, 13 And he doeth great won- . and putting in of the sickle. ders, so that he maketh fire 20 The vintage and winecome down from heaven on press of the wrath of God. the earth in the sight of men, AND I looked, and, lo, a

14 And deceiveth them that Lamb stood on the mount Sion, dwell on the earth, by the and with him an hundred forty means of those miracles which and four thousand, having his he had power to do in the Father's name written in their sight of the beast; saying to foreheads. them that dwell on the earth, 2 And I heard a voice from that they should make an im- heaven, as the voice of many age to the beast, which had waters, and as the voice of a

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Chap. xiv. The fall of Babylon, fc. great thunder'; and I heard lowed them, saying with a loud the voice of harpers harping voice, If any man worship the with their harps:

beast and his image, & receive 3 And they sung as it were his mark in his forehead or in a new song before the throne, his hand, and before the four beasts and 10 The same shall drink of the elders ; and no man could the wine of the wrath of God. learn that song but the hun- which is poured out without dred and forty and four thou- mixture into the cup of his in. sand, which were redeemed dignation; and he shall be from the earth.

tormented with fire and brim4 These are they which stone in the presence of the were not defiled with women; holy angeis, and in the presfor they are virgins. These enee of the Lainb: are they which follow the 11 And the smoke of their Lamb whithersoever he goeth. torment ascendeth up for ever These were redeemed from a- and ever; and they have no mong men, being the first-fruits rest day nor night, who worunto God, and to the Lamb. ship the beast and his image,

5 And in their mouth was and whosoever receiveth the found no guile ; for they are mark of his name. without fault before the throne 12 Here is the patience of of God.

the saints; here are they that 6 And I saw another angel keep the commandments of ly in the midst of heaven, hay. God, and the faith of Jesus. ing the everlasting Gospel to 13 And I heard a voice preach unto them that dwell from heaven, saying unto me, on the earth, and to every na. Write, Blessed are the dead tion, and kindred, and tongue, which die in the Lord from and people,

henceforth; Yea, saith the by Saying with a loud voice, Spirit, that they may rest from Fear God, and give glory to their labours; and their works him; for the hour of his judg. do follow them. ment is come; and worship 14 And I looked, and, behim that made heaven, and hold, a white cloud, and upon earth, and the sea, and the the cloud one sat, like unto the fountains of waters.

Son of man, having on his 8 And there followed anoth- head a golden crown, and in er angel, saying, Babylon is his hand a sharp sickle. fallen, is fallen, that great 15 And another angel came city, because she made all na- out of the temple, crying with tions drink of the wine of the a loud voice to him that sat on wrath of her fornication

the cloud, Thrust in thy sick9 And the third angel fol. le, and reap; for the time is

The earth reaped. Revelation. The seven plagues, come for thee to reap; for the vietory over the beast, and . harvest of the earth is ripe. over his image, and over his

16 And he that sat on the mark, and over the number of cloud thrust in his siekle on his name, stand on the sea of the earth; and the earth was glass, having the harps of God. reaped.

3 And they sing the song of 17 And another angel came Moses the servant of God, and out of the temple which is in the song of the Lamb, saying, heaven, he also having a sharp Great and marvellous are thy sickle.

works, Lord God Almighty; 18 And another angel came just and true are thy ways, out from the altar, which had thou King of saints. power over fire ; and cried 4 Who shall not fear thee, with a loud cry to him that O Lord, and glorify thy name: had the sharp siekle, saying, for thou only art holy; for all Thrust in thy sharp sickle, nations shall come and worship and gather the clusters of the before thee; for thy judgments vine of the earth; for her are made manifest. grapes are fully ripe.

5 And after that I looked, 19 And the angel thrust in and, behold, the temple of the his sickle into the earth, and tabernacle of the testimony in gathered the vine of the earth, heaven was opened : and cast it into the great wine- 6 And the seven angels press of the wrath of God. came out of the temple, having

20 And the wine-press was the seven plagues, clothed in trodden without the city; and pure and white linen, and havblood came out of the wine- ing their breasts girded with press even unto the horse-bri- golden girdles. dles, by the space of a thou- y And one of the four beasts sand and six hundred furlongs. gave unto the seven angels

seven golden vials full of the CHAP. XV. wrath of God, who liveth for 1 The seven angels with the ever and ever.

seven last plagues. 3 The 8 And the temple was fillsong of them that overcome ed with smoke from the glory the beast, &C.

of God, and from his power; AND I saw another sign in and no man was able to enter heaven, great and marvellous, into the temple till the seven seven angels having the seven plagues of the seven angels last plagues; for in them is were fulfilled. filled up the wrath of God. 2 And I saw as it were a

CHAP. XVI. sea of glass mingled with fire; 1 The angels pour 'out their and them that had gotten the vials full of wrath : 2 the

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The angels pour Chap. xvi. : out their vials. plagues that follow thereup- 9 And men were scorched on. 15 Christ cometh as a with great heat, and blas

phemed the name of God, AND I heard a great voice which hath power over these out of the temple saying to plagues : and they repented the seven angels, Go your not to give him glory. ways, and pour out the vials 10 And the fifth angel pourof the wrath of God upon the ed out his vial upon the seat earth.

of the beast; and his king2 And the first went, and dom was full of darkness ; poured out his vial upon the and theyognawed their tongues earth; and there fell a noi- for pain, some and grevious sore upon 11 And blasphemed the the men which had the.mark God of heaven because of their of the beast, and upon them pains and their sores, and rewhich worshipped his image. pented not of their deeds.

. 3 And the second angel 12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the great river Euphrates; and blood of a dead man: and ev- the water thereof was dried ery living soul died in the sea. up, that the way of the kings

4 And the third angel pour- of the east might be prepared. ed out his vial upon the riv.13 And I saw three uners and fountains of waters; clean spirits like frogs come and they became blood. out of the mouth of the drag

5 And I heard the angel of on, and out of the mouth of the waters say, Thou art righ- the beast, and out of the mouth teous, O Lord, which art, and of the false prophet. wast, and shalt be, because 14 For they are the spirits thou hast judged thus : of devils, working miracles,

6 For they have shed the which go forth unto the kings blood of saints and prophets, of the earth and of the whole and thou hast given them world, to gather them to the blood to drink; for they are battle of that great day of God worthy.

Almighty. And I heard another out of 15 Behold, I come as a the altar say, Even so, Lord thief. Blessed is he that God Almighty, true and righ- watcheth, and keepeth his teous are thy judgments. garments, lest he walk naked,

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17 And the seventh angel AND there came one of the poured out his vial into the seven angels which had the air; and there came a great seven vials, & talked with me, voice out of the temple of hea. saying unto me, Come hither ven, from the throne, saying, I will shew unto thee the judg. It is done.

ment of the great whore that 18 And there were voices, sitteth upon many waters : and thunders, and lightnings; 2 With whom the kings of and there was a great earth- the earth have committed forquake, sueh as was not since nication, and the inhabiters men were upon the earth, so 'of the earth have been made mighty an earthquake, and so drunk with the wine of her great.

fornication. 19 And the great city was 3 So he carried me away divided into three parts, and in the Spirit into the wilder. the cities of the nations fell; ness; and I saw a woman sit and great Babylon came in upon a scarlet coloured beast, remembrance before God, to full of names of blasphemy, give unto her the cup of the having seven heads and ten wine of the fierceness of his horns. wrath.

. 4. And the woman was ar. 20 And every island fled rayed in purple and scarlet away, and the mountains were colour, and decked with gold not found.

& precious stones and pearls, 21 And there fell upon men having a golden cup in her a great hail out of heaven, hand full of abominations and every stone about the weight filthiness of her fornication : of a talent; and men blas- 5 And upon her forehead phemed God because of the was a name written, MYS. plague of the hail ; for the TERY, BABYLON THE plague thereof was exceeding GREAT, THE MOTHER great.

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BOMINATIONS OF THE | CHAP. XVII. EARTH. A woman arrayed in purple. 6 And I saw the woman and scarlet, with a golden drunken with the blood of the cup in her hand, sitteth upa saints, and with the blood of on the beast, 5 which is great the martyrs of Jesus; and Babylon, the mother of all when I saw her, I wondered abominations. Why The inter- with great admiration. pretation of the seven heads, v And the angel said unto 12 and the ten horns. 14 me, Wherefore didst thou mar-, The victory of the Lamb. 16 vel ? I will tell thee'the mys. The punishment of the whore. tery of the woman, and of the

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