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small and great, rich and poor, || they are virgins. These are they free and bond, to receive a mark which follow the Lamb whither- . in their right hand, or in their soever he goeth. These were foreheads :
redeemed from among men, be17 And that no man mighting the first-fruits unto God, and buy or sell, save he that had the to the Lamb. mark, or the name of the beast, 5 And in their mouth was or the number of his name. found no guile : for they are
18 Here is wisdom. Let him without fault before the throne that hath understanding count of God. the number of the beast; for 6 And I saw another angel fly it is the number of a man; and in the midst of heaven, having his number is six hundred three the everlasting gospel to preach score and six.
unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation,
and kindred, and tongue, and CHAP. XIV.
7 Saying with a loud voice, THE HARVEST OF THE
Fear God, and give glory to him ; for the hour of his judg
ment is come; and worship AND I looked, and, lo, a him that made heaven and earth, Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and the sca, and the fountains and with him an hundred forty of waters. and four thousand, having his 8 And there followed another Father's name written in their angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, foreheads.
is fallen, that great city, because 2 And I heard a voice from she made all nations drink of heaven, as the voice of many the wine of the wrath of her forwaters, and as the voice of a nication. great thunder : and I heard the 9 And the third angel followed voice of harpers harping with them, saying with a loud voice, their harps :
If any man worship the beast 3 And they sung as it were aand his image, and receive his new song before the throne, and mark in his forehead, or in his before the four beasts and the hand, elders : and no man could learn 10 The same shall drink of that
song but the hundred and the wine of the wrath of God, forty and four thousand, which which is poured out without were redeemed from the earth. mixture into the cup of his in
4 These are they which were dignation ; and he shall be tornot defiled with women; for
for mented with fire and brimstone
in the presence of the holy an- 18 And another angel came gels, and in the presence of the out from the altar, which had Lamb:
power over fire : and cried with 11 And the smoke of their tor- a loud cry to him that had the ment ascendeth up for ever and sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in ever: and they have no rest thy sharp sickle, and gather the day nor night, who worship the clusters of the vine of the earth; beast and his image, and who- for her grapes are fully ripe. soever receiveth the mark of his 19 And the angel thrust in his
sickle into the earth, and gather12 Here is the patience of the ed the vine of the earth, and saints : here are they that keep cast it into the great wine-press the commandments of God, and of the wrath of God. the faith of Jesus.
20 And the wine-press was 13 And I heard a voice from trodden without the city, and heaven, saying unto me, Write, blood came out of the wineBlessed are the dead which die press, even unto the horses' in the Lord from henceforth : bridles, by the space of a thouYea, saith the Spirit, that they sand and six hundred furmay rest from their labours; longs. and their works do follow them. 14 And I looked, and, behold,
CHAP. XV. a white cloud, and upon the
THE SEVEN LAST PLAGUES. cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a gold- AND I saw another sign in en crown, and in his hand a heaven, great and marvellous, sharp sickle.
seven angels having the seven 15 And another angel came last plagues; for in them is fillout of the temple, crying with ed up the wrath of God. a loud voice to him that sat on 2 And I saw as it were a sea the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, of glass mingled with fire; and and reap ; for the time is coine them that had gotten the victory for thee to reap; for the harvest over the beast, and over his of the earth is ripe.
image, and over his mark, and 16 And he that sat on the over the number of his name, cloud tlirust in his sickle on stand on the sea of glass, havthe earth ; and the earth was ing 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 ;
just and true are thy ways, thou | grievous sore upon the men King of saints:
which had the mark of the beast, 4. Who shall not fear thee, O and upon them which worshipLord, and glorify thy name ? ped his image. for thou only ari holy : for all 3 And the second angel pournations shall come and worshiped out his vial upon the sea ; before thee ; for thy judgments and it became as the blood of a are made manifest.
dead man: and every living 5 And after that I looked, and, soul died in the sea. behold, the temple of the taber- 4 And the third angel poured nacle of the testimony in heaven out his vial upon the rivers and was opened :
fountains of waters ; and they 6 And the seven angels came became blood. out of the temple, having the 5 And I heard the angel of the seven plagues, clothed in pure waters say, Thou art righteous, and white linen, and having their || O Lord, which art, and wast, breasts girded with golden gir- and shalt be, because thou hast dies.
judged thus : 7 And one of the four beasts 6 For they have shed the blood gave unto the seven angels seven of saints and prophets, and thou golden vials full of the wrath hast given them blood to drink; of God, who liveth for ever and for they are worthy.
7 And I heard another out of 8 And the temple was filled the altar say, Even so, Lord with smoke from the glory of God Almighty, true and righteGod, and from his power; andous are thy judgments. able to
8 And the fourth angel poured the temple, till the seven plagues out his vial upon the sun ; and of the seven angels were ful-power was given unto him to filled.
scorch men with fire.
were scorched CHAP. XVI.
with great heat, and blasphem-
over these plagues : AND I heard a great voice and they repented not to give out of the temple, saying to the him glory. seven angels, Go your ways, 10 And the fifth angel poured and pour out the vials of the out his vial upon the seat of the wrath of God upon the earth. beast; and his kingdom was
2 And the first went, and pour- full of darkness; and they ed out his vial upon the earth ; gnawed their tongues for pain, and there fell a noisome and 11 And blasphemed the God
no man was
OF THE VIALS OF WRATH.
of heaven, because of their pains mighty an earthquake, and so and their sores, and repented great. not of their deeds.
19 And the great city was di12 And the sixth angel poured vided into three parts, and the out his vial upon the great river cities of the nations fell : and Euphrates; and the water there. great Babylon came in rememof was dried up, that the way || brance before God, to give un. of the kings of the east might to her the cup of the wine of be prepared.
the fierceness of his wrath. 13 And I saw three unclean 20 And every island fled away, spirits, like frogs, come out of and the mountains were not the mouth of the dragon, and found. out of the mouth of the beast, 21 And there fell upon men a and out of the mouth of the false great hail out of heaven, every prophet.
stone about the weight of a ta. 14 For they are the spirits of lent; and men blasphemed God devils, working miracles, which because of the plague of the go forth unto the kings of the hail ; for the plague thereof was earth, and of the whole world, exceeding great. to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Al
CHAP. XVII. mighty.
THE SCARLET WHORE. 15 Behold, I come as a thief. Bicsscd is he that watcheth, and AND there came one of the krepeth his garments, lest he seven angels, which had the walk naked, and they see his seven vials, and talked with me, shame.
saying unto me, Come hither; 16 And he gathered them to- I will shew unto thee the judggether into a place, called ment of the great whore that in the Hebrew tongue, Arma- sitteth upon many waters : geddon.
2 With whom the kings of the 17 And the seventh angel pour- earth have committed fornicaed out his vial into the air ; and | tion, and the inhabitants of the there came a great voice out of earth have been made drunk the temple of heaven, from with the wine of her fornicathe throne,
saying, It is tion. done.
3 So he carried me away in the 18 And there were voices, spirit into the wilderness; and and thunders, and lightnings; I saw a woman sit upon a scarand there was a great earth- let-coloured beast, full of names quake, such as was not since of blasphemy, having seven men were upon the earth, so heads, and ten horns.
4. And the woman was arrayed the other is not yet come ; and in purple and scarlet-colour, and when he cometh, he must condecked with gold, and precious tinue a short space. stones and pearls, having a gold
11 And the beast that was, en cup in her hand, full of abo- and is not, even he is the eighth, minations and filthiness of her and is of the seven, and goeth fornication :
into perdition. 5 And upon her forehead was
her forehead was 12 And the ten horns which a name written, MYSTERY, thou sawest are ten kings, which BABYLON THE GREAT, have received no kingdom as THE MOTHER OF HAR yet; but receive power as kings LOTS, AND ABOMINA- one hour with the beast. TIONS OF THE EARTH. 13 These have one mind, and
6 And I saw the woman shall give their power and drunken with the blood of the strength unto the beast. saints, and with the blood of 14 These shall make war with the martyrs of Jesus: and when the Lamb, and the Lamb shall I saw her, I wondered with overcome them : for he is great admiration.
Lord of lords, and King of 7 And the angel said unto me, kings: and they that are with Wherefore didst thou marvel ? him are called, and chosen, and I will tell thee the mystery of faithful. the woman, and of the beast 15 And he saith unto me, that carrieth her, which hath the The waters which thou şawest, seven heads and ten horns. where the whore sitteth, are
8 The beast that thou sawest, peoples, and multitudes, and was, and is not; and shall as- nations, and tongues. cend out of the bottomless pit, 16 And the ten horns which and go into perdition: and they thou sawest upon the beast, that dwell on the earth shail these shall hate the whore, wonder, (whose names were and shall make her desolate not written in the book of life and naked, and shall eat her from the foundation of the flesh, and burn her with fire. world,) when they behold the 17 For God hath put in their beast that was, and is not, and hearts to fulfil his will, and to
agree, and give their kingdom 9 And here is the mind which unto the beast, until the words hath wisdom. The seven heads of God shall be fulfilled. are seven mountains, on which 18 And the woman which thou the woman sitteth.
sawest, is that great city, which 10 And there are seven kings: reigneth over the kings of the five are fallen, and one is, and earth.