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THE BOOK E ATEN.
14 Saying to the sixth angel | their murders, nor of their sorwhich had the trumpet, Loose ceries, nor of their fornication, the four angels which are bound nor of their thefts. in the great river Euphrates. 15 And the four angels were
CHAP. X. loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third AND I saw another mighty part of men.
angel come down from heaven, 16 And the number of the clothed with a cloud, and a army of the horsemen were two rainbow was upon his head, and hundred thousand thousand : his face was as it were the sun, and I heard the number of them. and his feet as pillars of fire :
17 And thus I saw the horses 2 And he had in his hand a in the vision, and them that sat little book open: and he set his on them, having breastplates of right foot upon the sea, and his fire, and of jacinth, and brim- | left foot on the earth, stone; and the heads of the 3 Ånd cried with a loud voice, horses were as the heads of as when a lion roareth : and lions : and out of their mouths when he had cried, seven thun. issued fire, and smoke, and ders uttered their voices. brimstone.
4. And when the seven thun18 By these three was the third ders had uttered their voices, part of men killed, by the fire, I was about to write : and I and by the smoke, and by the heard a voice from heaven, say. brimstone, which issued out of ing unto me, Seal up those their mouths.
things which the seven thunders 19 For their power is in their uttered, and write them not. mouth, and in their tails ; for 5 And the angel, which I saw their tails were like unto ser- stand upon the sea and upon pents, and had heads, and with the earth, lifted up his hand to them they do hurt.
20 And the rest of the men 6 And sware by him that liveth which were not killed by these | for ever and ever, who created plagues, yet repented not of the heaven, and the things that works of their hands, that they therein are, and the earth, and should not worship devils, and the things that therein are, and idols of gold, and silver, and the sea, and the things which brass, and stone, and of wood; are therein, that there should be which neither can see, nor hear, time no longer : nor walk :
7 But in the days of the voice 21 Neither repented they of l of the seventh angel, when he
shall begin to sound, the mys-city shall they tread under foot tery of God should be finished, forty and two months. as he hath declared to his ser- 3 And I will give power unto vants the prophets.
my two witnesses, and they 8 And the voice, which I heard shall prophesy a thousand two from heaven, spake unto me hundred and threescore days, again, and said, Go, and take clothed in sackcloth. the little book which is open in 4 These are the two olivethe hand of the angel which trees, and the two candlesticks standeth upon the sea, and upon standing before the God of the the earth.
earth. 9 And I went unto the angel, 5 And if any man will hurt and said unto him, Give me them, fire proceedeth out of the little book. And he said their mouth, and devoureth unto me, Take it, and eat it their enemies: and if any man up; and it shall make thy belly will hurt them, he must in this bitter, but it shall be in thy manner be killed. mouth sweet as honey.
6 These have power to shut 10 And I took the little book heaven, that it rain not in the out of the angel's hand, and ate days of their prophecy; and it up; and it was in my mouth have power over waters to turn sweet as honey: and as soon as them to blood, and to smite the I had eaten it, my belly was bit- earth with all plagues, as often ter.
as they will. 11 And he said unto me, Thou 7 And when they shall have must prophesy again before finished their testimony, the many peoples, and nations, and beast that ascendeth out of the tongues, and kings.
bottomless pit, shall make war
against them, and shall overCHAP. XI.
come them, and kill them.
8 And their dead bodies shall THE TWO WITNESSES.
lie in the street of the great AND there was given me a city, which spiritually is called reed like unto a rod: and the Sodom and Egypt, where also angel stood, saying, Rise, and our Lord was crucified. measure the temple of God, 9 And they of the people, and and the altar, and them that kindreds, and tongues, and naworship therein.
tions, shall see their dead bodies 2 But the court which is with three days and an half, and shall out the temple leave out, and not suffer their dead bodies to measure it not; for it is given be graves. unto the Gentiles; and the holy 10 And they that dwell upon
the earth shall rejoice over | which art, and wast, and art to them, and make merry, and come; because thou hast taken shall send gifts one to another; to thee thy great power, and because these two prophets hast reigned. tormented them that dwelt on 18 And the nations were the earth.
angry, and thy wrath is come, 11 And after three days and and the time of the dead, that an half, the Spirit of life from they should be judged, and that God entered into them, and thou shouldest give reward unthey stood up on their feet; and to thy servants the prophets, great fear fell upon them which and to the saints, and them that saw them.
fear thy name, small and great; 12 And they heard a great and shouldest destroy them voice from heaven, saying unto | which destroy the earth. them, Come up hither. And 19 And the temple of God they ascended up to heaven in was opened in heaven, and there a cloud; and their enemies be.
was seen in his temple the ark held them.
of his testament: and there were 13 And the same hour was lightnings, and voices, and thunthere a great earthquake, and derings, and an earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, | great hail. and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand :
CHAP. XII. and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.
AND there appeared a great 14 The second woe is past; wonder in heaven, a woman and, behold, the third woeclothed with the sun, and the cometh quickly.
moon under her feet, and upon 15 And the seventh angel her head a crown of twelve stars: sounded; and there were great 2 And she, being with child, voices in heaven, saying, The cried, travailing in birth, and kingdoms of this world are be- pained to be delivered. come the kingdoms of our Lord, 3 And there appeared another and of his Christ; and he shall wonder in heaven; and, behold, reign for ever and ever. a great red dragon, having seven
16 And the four and twenty | heads, and ten horns, and seven elders, which sat before God, | crowns upon his heads. on their seats, fell upon their 4 And his tail drew the third faces, and worshipped God, part of the stars of heaven, and
17 Saying, We give thee did cast them to the earth : and thanks, O Lord God Almighty, | the dragon stood before the
THE RED DRAGON.
woman which was ready to be 12 Therefore, rejoice, ye
hea. delivered, for to devour her vens, and ye that dwell in child as soon as it was born. them. Woe to the inhabiters
5 And she brought forth a of the earth, and of the sea! for man-child, who was to rule all the devil is come down unto nations with a rod of iron : and you, having great wrath, beher child was caught up unto cause he knoweth that he hath God, and to his throne.
but a short time. 6 And the woman fled into 13 And when the dragon saw the wilderness, where she hath that he was cast unto the earth, a place prepared of God, that he persecuted the woman which they should feed her there a brought forth the man-child. thousand two hundred and 14 And to the woman were threescore days.
given two wings of a great 7 And there was war in hea- eagle, that she might fly into ven; Michael and his angels the wilderness, into her place ; fought against the dragon; and where she is nourished for a the dragon fought and his time, and times, and half a time, angels,
from the face of the serpent. 8 And prevailed not; neither 15 And the serpent cast out of was their place found any more his mouth water, as a food, in heaven.
after the woman, that he might 9 And the great dragon was cause her to be carried away of cast out, that old serpent, call- the flood. ed the Devil, and Satan, which 16 And the earth helped the deceiveth the whole world; he woman: and the earth opened was cast out into the earth, and her mouth, and swallowed up his angels were cast out with the flood which the dragon cast him.
out of his mouth. 10 And I heard a loud voice 17 And the dragon was wroth saying in heaven, Now is come with the woman, and went to salvation, and strength, and the make war with the remnant of kingdom of our God, and the her seed, which keep the compower of his Christ; for the mandments of God, and have accuser of our brethren is cast the testimony of Jesus Christ. down, which accused them before our God day and night.
CHAP. XIII. 11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives AND I stood upon the sand unto the death.
of the sea, and saw a beast rise
THE BEAST WITH SEVEN
up out of the sea, having seven book of life of the Lamb slain heads and ten horns, and upon from the foundation of the his horns ten crowns, and upon world. his heads the name of blas- 9 If any man have an ear, let phemy.
him hear. 2 And the beast which I saw 10 He that leadeth into capwas like unto a leopard, and tivity, shall go into captivity; his feet were as the feet of a he that killeth with the sword, bear, and his mouth as the must be killed with the sword. mouth of a lion; and the dragon Here is the patience
the patience and the gave him his power, and his faith of the saints. seat, and great authority.
11 And I beheld another beast 3 And I saw one of his heads coming up out of the earth; and as it were wounded to death; || he had two horns like a lamb, and his deadly wound was heal- and he spake as a dragon. ed: and all the world wondered 12 And he exerciseth all the after the beast.
power of the first beast before 4 And they worshipped the him, and causeth the earth, and dragon which gave power unto them which dwell therein, to the beast; and they worshipped worship the first beast, whose the beast, saying, Who is like deadly wound was healed. unto the beast? who is able to 13 And he doeth great wonmake war with him?
ders, so that he maketh fire 5 And there was given unto come down from heaven on the him a mouth speaking great earth in the sight of men, things, and blasphemies; and 14 And deceiveth them that power was given unto him to dwell on the earth by the means continue forty and two months. l of those miracles which he had
6 And he opened his mouth in power to do in the sight of the blasphemy against God, to blas- beast; saying to them that pheme his name, and his taber-dwell on the earth, that they nacle, and them that dwell in should make an image to the heaven.
beast which had the wound by 7 And it was given unto him a sword, and did live. to make war with the saints, 15 And he had power to give and to overcome them : and life unto the image of the beast, power was given him over all that the image of the beast kindreds, and tongues, and na- should both speak, and cause tions.
that as many as would not wor8 And all that dwell upon the ship the image of the beast, earth shall worship him, whose should be killed. names are not written in the 16 And he caused all, both