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CHAPTER XVIII. Babylon lamented. unto heaven, and God hath and ointments, and frankinremembered her iniquities. cense, and wine, and oil, and

6 Reward her even as she fine flour, and wheat, and rewarded you, and double beasts, and sheep, and horses, unto her double according to and chariots, and slaves, and her works: in the cup which souls of men. she hath filled, fill to her 14 And the fruits that thy double.

soul lusted after are departed 7 How much she hath glori- from thee, and all things fied herself, and lived deli- which were dainty and goodly ciously, so much torment and are departed from thee, and sorrow give her: for she saith thou shalt find them no more in her heart, I sit a queen, at all. and am no widow, and shall 15 The merchants of these see no sorrow.

things, which were made rich 8 Therefore shall her plagues by her, shall stand afar off for come in one day, death, and the fear of her torment, weepmourning, and famine; and ing and wailing, she shall be utterly burned 16 And saying, Alas, alas, that with fire: for strong is the great city, that was clothed in Lord God who judgeth her. fine linen, and purple, and 9 And the kings of the earth, scarlet, and decked with gold, who have committed forni- and precious stones, and cation and lived deliciously pearls ! with her, shall bewail her, 17 For in one hour so great and lament for her, when they riches is come to nought. And shall see the smoke of her every shipmaster, and all the burning,

company in ships, and sailors, 10 Standing afar off for the and as many as trade by sea, fear of her torment, saying, stood afar off, Alas, alas, that great city 18 And cried when they saw Babylon, that mighty city! the smoke of her burning, sayfor in one hour is thy judg- ing, What city is like unto this ment come.

great city! 11 And the merchants of the 19 And they cast dust on their earth shall weep and mourn heads, and cried, weeping and over her; for no man buyeth wailing, saying, Alas, alas, their merchandise any more: that great city, wherein were

12 The merchandise of gold, made rich all that had ships and silver,

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precious in the sea by reason of her stones, and of pearls, and fine costliness! for in one hour is linen, and purple, and silk, she made desolate. and scarlet, and all thyine 20 Rejoice over her, thou wood, and all manner vessels heaven, and ye holy apostles of ivory, and all manner ves- and prophets; for God hath sels of most precious wood, avenged you on her. and of brass, and iron, and 21 And a mighty angel took marble,

up a stone like a great mill13 And cinnamon, and odours, stone, and cast it into the sea, The marriage

REVELATION. ; of the Lamb. saying, Thus with violence, elders and the four beasts fell shall that great city Babylon down and worshipped God be thrown down, and shall be that sat on the throne, saying, found no more at all.

Amen; Alleluia. 22 And the voice of harpers, 5 And a voice came out of the and musicians, and of pipers, throne, saying, Praise our God, and trumpeters, shall be heard all ye his servants, and ye no more at all in thee; and that fear him, both small and no craftsman, of whatsoever great. craft he be, shall be found any 6 And I heard as it were the more in thee; and the sound voice of a great multitude, of a millstone shall be heard and as the voice of many w&no more at all in thee; ters, and as the voice of mighty

23 And the light of a candle thunderings, saying, Alleluia: shall shine no more at all in for the Lord God omnipotent thee; and the voice of the reigneth. bridegroom and of the bride 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, shall be heard no more at all and give honour to him: for in thee: for thy merchants the marriage of the Lamb is were the great men of the come, and his wife hath made earth; for by thy sorceries herself ready. were all nations deceived. 8 And to her was granted that

24 And in her was found the she should be arrayed in fine blood of prophets, and of linen, clean and white: for saints, and of all that were the fine linen is the righteousslain upon the earth.

ness of saints.

9 And he saith unto me, CHAPTER XIX.

Write, Blessed are they which 1 God is praised in heaven for judging the great whore, and avenging the blood are called unto the marriage of his saints. 7 The marriage of the supper of the Lamb. And he Lamb. 10 The angel will not be wor: saith unto me, These are the shipped. 17 The fowls called to the great slaughter.

true sayings of God. ND after these things I 10 And I fell at his feet to

heard a great voice of worship him. And he said much people in heaven, say. unto me, See thou do it not:I ing, Alleluia; Salvation, and am thy fellow servant, and of glory, and honour, and power, thy brethren that have the unto the Lord our God:

testimony of Jesus: worship 2 For true and righteous are God: for the testimony of Jehis judgınents; for he hath sus is the spirit of prophecy. judged the great whore, which 11 And I saw heaven opened, did corrupt the earth with her and behold a white horse; and fornication, and hath avenged he that sat upon him was callthe blood of his servants at ed Faithful and True, and in her hand.

righteousness he doth judge 3 And again they said, Alle- and make war. luia. And her smoke rose up 12 His eyes were as a flame for ever and ever.

of fire, and on his head were 4 And the four and twenty many crowns; and he had a

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Satan bound for CHAPTER XX. a thousand years. name written, that no man| them that worshipped his knew, but he himself. image. These both were cast

13 And he was clothed with alive into a lake of fire burna vesture dipped in blood: and ing with brimstone. his name is called The Word 21 And the remnant were of God.

slain with the sword of him 14 And the armies which that sat upon the horse, which were in heaven followed him sword proceeded out of his upon white horses, clothed in mouth: and all the fowls were fine linen, white and clean. filled with their flesh. 15 And out of his mouth goeth

CHAPTER XX. a sharp sword, that with it he

2 Satan bound for a thousand years. 6 should smite the nations; and The first resurrection : they blessed that he shall rule them with a rod

have part therein. 7 Satan let loose

again. 8 Gog and Magog. 10 The devil of iron: and he treadeth the

cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, winepress of the fierceness 12 The last and general resurrection. and wrath of Almighty God. ND I saw an angel come

16 And he hath on his vesture down from heaven, havand on his thigh a name writing the key of the bottomless ten, KING OF KINGS, AND pit and a great chain in his LORD OF LORDS.

hand. 17 And I saw an angel stand-2 And he laid hold on the ing in the sun; and he cried dragon, that

old serpent, with a loud voice, saying to which is the Devil, and Sar all the fowls that fly in the tan, and bound him a thoumidst of heaven, Come and sand years, gather yourselves together 3 And cast him into the botunto the supper of the great tomless pit, and shut him up, God;

and set a seal upon him, that 18 That ye may eat the flesh he should deceive the nations of kings, and the flesh of cap- no more, till the thousand tains, and the flesh of mighty years should be fulfilled: and men, and the flesh of horses, after that he must be loosed a and of them that sit on them, little season. and the flesh of all men, both 4 And I saw thrones, and free and bond, both small and they sat upon them, and judggreat.

ment was given unto them: 19 And I saw the beast, and and I saw the souls of them the kings of the earth, and that were beheaded for the their armies, gathered togeth- witness of Jesus, and for the er to make war against him word of God, and which had that sat on the horse, and not worshipped the beast, neiagainst his army.

ther his image, neither had 20 And the beast was taken, received his mark upon their and with him the false proph- foreheads, or in their hands; et that wrought miracles be- and they lived and reigned fore him, with which he de- with Christ a thousand years. ceived them that had received 5 But the rest of the dead the mark of the beast, and lived not again until the thouThe last and REVELATION. general resurrection. sand years

were finished.dead which were in it; and This is the first resurrection. death and hell delivered up 6 Blessed and holy is he that the dead which were in them: hath part in the first resurrec- and they were judged every tion: on such the second man according to their works. death hath no power, but 14 And death and hell were they shall be priests of God cast into the lake of fire. and of Christ, and shall reign This is the second death. with him a thousand years. 15 And whosoever was not 7 And when the thousand found written in the book of years are expired, Satan shall life was cast into the lake of be loosed out of his prison,

fire. 8 And shall go out to deceive

CHAPTER XXI. the nations which are in the 1 A new heaven and a new earth. 10 The

heavenly Jerusalem, with a full descripfour quarters of the earth, tion thereof. 23 She needeth no sun, Gog and Magog, to gather

the glory of God is her light. 24 The

kings of the earth bring their riches them together to battle : the unto her. number of whom is as the

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ND I saw a new heaven and sand of the sea.

a new earth: for the first 9 And they went up on the heaven and the first earth breadth of the earth, and com- were passed away; and there passed the camp of the saints was no more sea. about, and the beloved city: 2 And I John saw the holy and fire came down from city, new Jerusalem, coming God out of heaven, and de-down from God out of heaven, voured them.

prepared as a bride adorned 10 And the devil that deceiv- for her husband. ed them was cast into the 3 And I heard a great voice lake of fire and brimstone, out of heaven saying, Behold, where the beast and the false the tabernacle of God is with prophet are, and shall be tor- men, and he will dwell with mented day and night for them, and they shall be his ever, and ever.

people, and God himself shall 11 And I saw a great white be with them, and be their throne, and him that sat on God. it, from whose face the earth 4 And God shall wipe away and the heaven fled away; all tears from their eyes; and and there was found no place there shall be no more death, for them.

neither sorrow, nor crying, 12 And I saw the dead, small neither shall there be any and great, stand before God; more pain: for the former and the books were opened: things are passed away. and another book was open- 5 And he that sat upon the ed, which is the book of life: throne said, Behold, I make and the dead were judged out all things new. And he said of those things which were unto me, Write: for these written in the books, accord- words are true and faithful. ing to their works.

6 And he said unto me, It is 13 And the sea gave up the done, I am Alpha and Ome

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The heavenly
CHAPTER XXI.

Jerusalem. ga, the beginning and the end.) 15 And he that talked with I will give unto him that is me bad a golden reed to measathirst of the fountain of the ure the city, and the gates water of life freely.

thereof, and the wall thereof. 7 He that overcometh shall 16 And the city lieth fourinherit all things; and I will square, and the length is as be his God, and he shall be large as the breadth: and he my son.

measured the city with the 8 But the fearful, and unbe- reed, twelve thousand furlieving, and the abominable, longs. The length and the and murderers, and whore- breadth and the height of it mongers, and sorcerers, and are equal. idolaters, and all liars, shall 17 And he measured the wall have their part in the lake thereof, a hundred and forty which burneth with fire and and four cubits, according to brimstone: which is the sec- the measure of a man, that is, ond death.

of the angel. 9 And there came unto me 18 And the building of the one of the seven angels which wall of it was of jasper: and had the seven vials full of the the city was pure gold, like seven last plagues, and talked unto clear glass. with me, saying, Come hither, 19 And the foundations of the I will shew thee the bride, the wall of the city were garnishLamb's wife.

ed with all manner of precious 10 And he carried me away stones. The first foundation in the spirit to a great and was jasper; the second, saphigh mountain, and shewed phire; the third, a chalcedome that great city, the holy ny; the fourth, an emerald; Jerusalem, descending out of 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the heaven from God,

sixth, sardius; the seventh, 11 Having the glory of God: chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; and her light was like unto a the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, stone most precious, even like a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jasper stone, clear as crystal; a jacinth; the twelfth, an

12 And had a wall great and amethyst.
high, and had twelve gates, 21 And the twelve gates were
and at the gates twelve an- twelve pearls; every several
gels, and names written there- gate was of one pearl: and the
on, which are the names of the street of the city was pure
twelve tribes of the children gold, as it were transparent
of Israel:

glass.
13 On the east three gates; on 22 And I saw no temple there-
the north three gates; on the in: for the Lord God Al-
south three gates; and on the migbty and the Lamb are the
west three gates.

temple of it. 14 And the wall of the city 23 And the city had no need had twelve foundations, and of the sun, neither of the in them the names of the moon, to shine in it: for the twelve apostles of the Lamb.glory of God did lighten it.

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