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7. And when he had opened the ' fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast say, Come, and see. 8. And I looked, and behold, a m pale horse' and his name that sat on him was Death, and hell followed with him: and power was given * unto them [Or, to him], over the fourth part of the earth, to'n kill with sword, and with hunger, and with • death, and with the p beasts of the earth. 9. And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the 9 altar the souls of them that were slain for the ' word of God, and for the s testimony which they held. 10. And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true,

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Word of God, and which had not n Ezek 14. 13,&c. Son of Man, 1o worshipped the Beast.when the Land sinneth against me

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* See Zech. 1. 12. Then and will break the staff of the Bread the Angel faid, O Lord of Hofts, thereof, and will send Famine up: 15 how long wilt thou not have meron it, and will cut off Man and cyon Jerusalem, and on the CBeait from it, bc.

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2 Efür. 15. 5. Behold, hast had indignation these threefaith the Lord, I will bring Plagues score and ten Years. 2 Esdr. 4. upon the World; the Sword, :2035. Did not the Souls of the Righteinine, Death, and Destruction.

ous ask these things in their Cham. p.: Lev. 26. 22. I will also bers, saying, How long shall I hope fend wild Beasts among you, which on this Fashion ? when cometh fhall rob you of your Children, the Fruit of the floor of our Re. and destroy your Carcle, and make

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2 Efdr. 15. 8. — Behold, you few in number, and your high 'the innocent and the righteous Ways shall be defolate.

Blood crieth unto me, and the Soul: 9. 9 † Rev. 8. 3. Another An of the Just complain continually. gel care and stood at the Altar, & : Rev. 11.18. And the Na. having a golden Cenfer ; and there 30 tions were angry, and thy Wrath was given unto him much Incense, is come, and the time of the Dead, that he should offer it with the that they fhould be judged, and Prayers of all Saints upon the that thou shouldest give Reward golden Altar which was before the unto thy Servants,- and shouldk Throne. † Rev.9. 13. The fix h 35 destroy them which destroy the Angel sounded, and I heard a Earth.

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rest yet for a little season d until their fellow-servants also, and their brethren that thould be killed as they were, should be fulfilled. 12. And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and lo, there was a great e earthquake, and the f sun became black as fackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood; 13. And the & ftars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig-tree casteth her *untimely figs [Or, green figs] when the is shaken of a mighty wind: 14. And the li heaven departed as a ferow), when it is rolled together; and every i mountain and iland were moved out of their places :

15. And the * kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bond-man, and every free-man'hid themselves in the dens, and in the rocks of the mountains; 16. And

faid 11. † Rev.7. 9, 14. See on so mighty an Earthquake and so great.

† Joel 2. 19, 31. † Joel 3. Rev. 14. 13•

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24.29. Heb. 11. 40. God having pro- s 13. & Isai 14 12. How art thou vided fome better thing for us, fallen from Heaven, O Lucifer, son that they without us should not be of the Morning!

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And the third Angel sounded, and 2 Sam. 22. 7, 8. In my there fell a great Star from Heaven, Distress I called upon the Lord,10 burning as it were a Lamp. and cried to my God, and he did : Rev.9. 1. And the fifih Ang+1 hear my Voice out of his Temple, founded, and I saw a S-ar fal from and my cry did enter into his Heaven unto the Earth, Ears.

Then the Earth hook and 14. h * Ifa. 34. 4. See on I u's. trembled: the Foundations of Hea-15 16. 17. ven moved and shook because he i Jer. 3. 23. Truly in vain is was. Wrath. . Acts 4. 31. When Salvation hoped for from the Hills, they had prayed, the place was fhan and from the multitude cf Mounken where'they were assembled to tains: truly in the Lord cur God gether.- Atts 16. 31. Suddenly 20 is the Salvation of Ifrael. Jer. there was a great Earthquake, so that 4.24. I beheld the Mountains, and the Foundations of the Prison lo, they trembled, and all the Hills were haken. Rev. II. 13,

moved lightly. + Rev 16. 204 19. And the same Hour there And every isand fled aw:y, and was a great Earthquake, and the 25 che Mountains were not found. tenth Part of the City fell.—There IS.

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CH A P. VII.

saw angels ftanding on the four corners of the earth, holding the a four winds of the earth, that the wind 5 should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. iaw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea, 3. Saying, · Hurt not the earth, neithér the sea, nor the trees, till we have a sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads. 4. And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand, of all the tribes of the children of Israel. 5. Of the tribe of Juda were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Gad mere sealed twelve thousand. 6. Of the tribe of Afer were fealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Nephthalim were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Manaffes were sealed twelve thousand. 7. Of the tribe of Simeon

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CHA P. VII. the Almighty, &c. Jer. 30. 7. A. : Dan. 7. 2. —I saw in my Jas, for that Day is great, so that Vision by Night, and behold, the none is like it: it is even the time four Winds of the Heaven strove upof Jacob's Trouble, but he shall on the grear Sea. be saved out of it. Joel 2. II.

See on Rev. The Lord fhall utter his Voice be 6. 6. fore his Army: for his Camp is 3. + Rev. 9 4. See on Rev. very great: for he is strong that

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Tere fealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi mere ealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Itachar ipere ealed twelve thousand. 8. Of the tribe of Zabulon were zaled twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph were zaled twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Benjamin were zaled twelve thousand. 9. After this I beheld, and lo,

great multitude, which no man could number, s of ! rations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood efore the throne, and before the Lamb, h clothed with vhite robes, and palms in their hands ; 10. And cried

ith a loud voice, laying, i Salvation to our God which itteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. Il the angels stood k round about the throne, and about he elders, and the four beasts, and fell before the hrone on their faces, and worshipped God. I 2. Say1.6, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thankfiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.' 13. And one of the ellers ansivered, saying unto me, What are thele which Te arayed in n white robes ? and whence came they? 4. And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he aid to me, These are they which came out of great ribulation, and have p washed their robes, and made Ff

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and the Beasts, and the Elders. 10.' + Pfal. 3 8. Salvation be. 5 1: Rev. 4. 6.-In the midst ongeth unto the Lord : thy blef of the Throne, and round about ing is upon thy People. † Ifa. che Throne, were four Beafts full of 43. !. I even I, am the Lord,

Eyes before and behind. and beside me there is no Saviour. 12. •:: Rev. s. 14. And the + Jer. 3. 23. – Truly in the Lord 10 four Bearts faid, Amen. And the cur God is the Salvation of Ilrael. four and twenty Elders fell down | Hof. 13.4. I am the Lord thy and worshipped him that liveth God from the Land of Egypt,

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6. I saw the Woman drunken Over Lord, and of his Christ, and he with the Blood of the Saints, and

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Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall b feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of wa. ters: and God Thall c wipe away all tears from their eyes.

CH A P. VIII. AND when he had : opened the seventh seal, there

was filence in heaven about the space of half an hour. 2. And I saw the seven angels which stood

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well. Come now and let us not smite thee by Day ; nor the seafon together, faith the Lord; Moon by Night. † Rev. 21. 23. though your Sins be as scarlet, The City had no need of the Sun, They shall be as white as Snow ; neither of the Moon to shine in it: though they be red like Crimson, s for the Glory of God did lighten they Mall be as Wool. † See Zech. it, and the Lamb is the Light 3.3, 4, 5. Now Joshua was clothed thereof. with filohy Garments, and stood be 17. a Rev. 5.6. And I bebeld, fore the Angel. And he answer. and lo, in the midst of the Throne and ed, and fpake to those that stood 10 of the four Beasts, and in the before him, saying, Take away midst of the Elders, stood a Lamb the filthy Garments from him. as it had been slain. And unto him he said, Behold, I b + Pfal. 23. 1. The Lord is my have cauild thine iniquity to Shepherd, I shall not want. Pfal. pats from thee, and I will clothe 15 36. 8. They shall be abundantly lother with change of Raiment. And tisfied with the Fatness of thy I said, Let them fet a fair Mitre House : and thou shalt make them upon his Herd : so they set a fair drink of the River of thy Pleasurei. Mire upon his Head, and clothed - † Joh. 10. 11. I am the good Shepo him with Garments; and the An-20 herd: the good Shepherd giveth his gel of the Lord stood by.

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