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THE REVELATION OF ST. JOHN THE DIVIXE.
CHAP. I.

his countenance was as the sun shineb THE Revelation of Jesus Christ, in his

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17 And when I saw him, I fell at hus shew Ninto bis servanics things which feet as dead. And be laid his rigbe must shortly come to pass ; and be hand'upon me, saying unto mee, Fear sent and signified it by his angel unto not ; I am the first and the last his servant John:

18 I am he that livetb, ang was 2 Who bare record of the word of dead; and behold, I am alive for God, and of the testimony of Jesus evermore,, Amen; and have the keys Christ, and of all things that he saw. of hell and of death.

3 Blesssed is he that readeth, and 19 Write the things which thou hast they that bear the words of this pro- seen, and the things which are, and phecy, aud keep those things which the things which shall be hereafter; are written therein : for the time is 20 The mystery of the seven stars at hand.

wbich thou saw est in my right hand, 4 JOHN to the seven churches which and the seven golden candlesticks.

are in Asia : Grace, be unto you, The seven stars are the angels of the and peace, from bin which is, and seven cbarchés : and the seven can. which was, and which is to come; and dlesticks which thou sawest are the from the seven spirits which are be- seven churches. fore his throne ;

СНАР. І. 5 And from Jesus Christ, miho is the UNTO the angel of the church of faithful witness, and the first-begotten Epbesus write ; These things sich of the dead, and the prince of the be that boldeth the seven stars in bis kings of the ear:b. Unto him that right hand, who walketh in the mids! lored us, and wasbed us froin our sins of the seven golden candlesticks;. an his own cod,

2 I know thy works, and thy labour, 6 And bath made us kings and and thy patience, and how thou canst priests unto God and his Fatber; to not bear them which are evil: and him be glory ard doininion for ever thou hast tried them which say they and ever. Amen.

arc apostles, and are not, and Last 7 Behold, be cometh with clouds ; i found'itein liars : and every eye shall see him, and they 3 And hest borne, and ha'st patience, also wbich pierced bım : and all kin and for my name's sake hast laboured, dreds of the earth sball wail because and bast rót fainted. of him. Even so, Amen.

4 Nevertheless, I have somewhar 8 I am Alpga and Omega, the be- ! against thee, because thou bast lett ginning and the ending, saith the thy tirst love. Lord, which is, and which was, and 5 Remember therefore from whcoce which is to come, tbe Alinighty. thou art fallen, and repent, and do

9 1 John, who also am your brother, the first works; or else I will come and companion in tribulation, and in unto thee quickly, and will remove the kingdom and patience of Jesus thy candlestick out of his place, exChrist, was in the isle bat is called cept thou repent. Patmos, for the word of God, and for 6 But this tbou bast, that thou batest she testimony of Jesus Christ.

the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I 10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord's also hate. day, and heard behind me a great 7 He that barb an ear, let bim hea: voice, as of a trumpet,

what the Spirit saith unto the churches; il Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, To him that orercometh will I give to the first and the last : and, Wbat tbou eat of the tree of life, which is to the seest write in a book, and send it unto midst of the paradise of God. the seven churches which are in Asia ; 8 And unto the angel of the cburch unto Epbesus, and unto Smyrna, and in Smyrua write ; These things saith unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, the first and tbe last, which was dead, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadel. and is alive; phia, and unto Laodicea.

9 I know tby works, and tribulation, 12 And i turned to see the voice and poverty, (but thou art rich) aud that spake with me. And being turn. I know the blasphemy of them which ed, I saw seven golden candlesticks ; say they are Jews, and are not, but arc

13 And in the midst of the seven the synagogue of Satan. candlesticks one like unto the Son of 10 Fear none of those things which man, clothed with a garment down to thou shalt suffer : bebold, the devil the foot, and girt about the paps with shall cast some of you into prison, that a golden girdle.

ye may be tried : and ye shail has 14 His head and his hairs were white tribulation ten days : be thou saithiut like wool, as white as snow ; and his unto death, and I will give (bee a eyes were as a fame of fire ;

Crown of life. 15 And bi "eet like unto fine brass, 11 He that hath an ear, let bim hear as if they burned in a fumace; and bis wbat the Spirit sauth unto the cburches ; voice as the sound of many waters. He that overcometh shall not be hurt

16 And he had in his right band of the second death. seven stars; and out of his mo'ith 19 Ard to tbe angel of the church 0:36 a sharp two-edged sword : and iin l'ergam.os wiite; These things sait

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CHAP. It to the seven churches. be which hath the sbarp sword with

CHAP. III. two edges ;

AND unto the angel of the church in 13 I know thy works, and where Sardis write ; These things saitb thou dwellest, cuen wbere Satan's seat he that bath thc sever spirits of God, os : and thou holdest fast my name, and the seven stars ; I know thy works, and hast not denied my faith, even in that thou hast a name that thou livest, those days wherein Antipas was my and art dead. faithful soartyr, who was slain among 2 Be watchful, and strengthen the you, where Satan dwelleth.

things which remain, that are ready 14 But I have a few things against to die : for I have not found thy works thee, because thou hast there them perfect before God. that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who 3 Remember therefore bow tbon hant taught Balak to cast a stumbling-block received and heard, and hold fast, and hefore the children of Israel, to eat repent. If therefore thou shall not things sacrificed unto idols, and to watch, I will come on thee as a thief, commit fornication.

and thou shalt not know what bour I 15 So hast lbou also them that hold will come upon thee. the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which 4 Tbou hast a few names even in thing I hate.

Sardis, which have not defled their 16 Repent; or else I will come unto garments ; and they shall walk with thee quickly, and will fight against ine in white : for they are worthy. them with the sword of my mouth. 5 He that overcometh, the same

17 He that hath an ear, let bim hear sbail he clothed in wbice raiment ; and what the Spirit saitbuoto the churches; I will not blot out his name out of the 'To him that overcometh wil! I give to book of life, but I will confess bis eat of the hidden manna, and will give name. before my Father, and before him a white stone, and in the stone a leis angels. new name written, whico no man O He that bath an ear, let hit kooweth, saving be that receiverb it. hear what the Spirit saith unto le

18 And unto the angel of the church churches. in Thyatira write ; These things saith 7 And to the angel of the church in the Son of God, who bath his eres like Pheadelphia write These things salta unto a faine of fire, and his feet are he that is boiy, he that is true, be that like fine brass ;

liath the key of David, be that openeth, 19 I know iby works, and charity, and no man shutteth ; and stiutteth and service, and faith, and the pa- and nu man openeth ; tience, and thy weiks; and the last 8 I know thy works : behold, I have to be more than the first.

set before thee an open door, and not 20 Notwithstanding I have a few mau can shut it: for thou hast a little things agains: thee, because thou suf- strength, and hast kept my word, and ferest that woman Jezebel, which call, bast not denied my name. eth herself a prophetess, to teach and 9 Bebold, I will make them of the to seduce my servants to commit for: synagogue of Satan, which say they dication, and to eat things sacrificed are Jews, and are not, but do lie ; beunto idols.

bold, I will make them to come ad 21 And I gave her space to repent of worship before thy fect, and to know ber fornication; and she repentea noi. that I have loved ibee. 29 Behold, I will cast her into a

10 Because thou hast kept the word bed, and them that commit adultery of my patience, I also will keep thee with her into great tribulation, except from the bour of temptation, wbicia they repent of their deeds.

sbali come upon ail the world, to try 23 And I will kill ber children with them that dwell upon the earth. death; and all tbe churches sball know il Belo!d I come quickly : hold that that I am he which scarcbeth the reivs fast wbich thou tast, that no man lake and hearts: and I will give unto every thy crown. one of you according to your works. 19 Him that overcometh will I make

24 But unto you I say, and unto the a pillar in the temple of my God, and rest in Thyatıra, As inany as have not he shall go no more out and I will this doctrine, and which have not write upon him the name of my God, known the depths of Satan, as they and the name of the city of ing God, speak ; I will put upon you none other which is new Jerusalem, which cometh burden.

down out of heaven from my God, 95 But that which ye have already, and I will write upon him my new bold fast till I come.

naine. 25 And he that overcometh, and 33 He that hath an ear, let him Keeperb iny works unto the end, to hear what the Spirit sait unto the 'biin will I give power over the nations : churches.

27 (And he shall rule them with a 14 And unto the angel of the charch Tod of iron; as the vessels of a potter of the Laodiceans write: These things shall they be broken to shivers :) even saith the Amen, the faithful and true as I received of my Father.

witness, the beginning of 'he creation 29 And I will give him the morning of God; atar.

15 I know thy works, thar thon 29 He that bath an ear, let him hear neither cold wobot: I wou:"", wbat the Spirit saith unto the churches. cold o: hot

The piston osarone. REVELATION. The book wil soon seul:.

16 So then, because toou art luke, throne, and worship bim that liveth warn), and neither cold por hot, I will ever and ever, and cast their crow spué theo out of iny mouth,

before the throne, saying, 17 Because tnou sayest, I am rich, 11 Thou art worthy, o Lord, to re ant increased with goods, and have ceive glory and honour and power Deed of norling, and knowest not that for thou hast created all things, an thou art wretched, and miserable, and for thy pleasure they are and went Door, and blind, and naked :

created. 18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold

CHAP. V. tried in the dire, ibat ibon mayest be ANDI saw in the right hand of bir mayest be clothed, and tha: the shame ten within and on the back sixte, sealed of ihy nakedness do nut appear; and with seven seals. anoint thine eyes with e-salve, that 2 And I saw a strong angei protbou mayest see

claiming with a loud voice, who is 19 As many as ! Jove, I rebuke and worthy to open the book, and to loose chasten : bezealous therefore, wd the seals thereof? repent.

3 And no inan in heaven, nor in 90 Behold, I stand at the door, and earth, neither under the earth, was Knock: it any mun bear my voice, and able to open the book, neither to lock open the door, I will come unto him, thereon. and will sap with him, and be with 11:e. 4 And I wept much, because no

91 To brinuto ercomiti' will i man was found woriby to open ani & ant to sit with u? Ir turene, in read the book, neither to look erin ai ! as evercame, and a set thereon. doun witim Hither in his throne. 5 Aud one of the elders saitb or 9-4 fie that hash an ear, le: han hear me, Wter not: beloid, the lion ! at the Spirit wir un o the churches. the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, CHAP. IV.

both prevailed to open the took, ani AFTER this I looket, and behold, to loose the seven seals thereo

a doar tres opened in heaven : ! 6 And I beheld, and lo, in the midst nod the first voice which I heard res of the throne and of the four beasis as it were of a trumpet talking with an in the midst of the elders, stoori a

which said, Come up biber, and Lant, as it had been slain, baring se I will show thee things which must be ven borns and scven eyes, which ar hereafter.

the stren Spirits or God sent forth into And immediately I was in the spi-all the earth.

and heroid, a throne was set in 7 And he came and took the beck beavca, ani one si on the throne. out of the right hand of bim that sat

i And betat sit wil jo ok uson upon the throne. ile a jasperan! a sardine stone: ini 6 And when he had taken the book there was a ramow roud anout the the four beasts and four oru tvenit throne, in sig : libe unio an emerald. elders lell down before the Lamb,

4 And found about the throne serving every one of bein harps, and four and Owenty years and upon the golden vials full of odour3, wuich are seats ! saw four and twenty elders at the prayers of saints. ting, clorheid in whic rainent; and 9.1.14 they sung a new song, saying, they had on their heads CIOWASoi gollut. Thou art wortby to take the book, anul

s And one nighe threre proceeded to open the stais thereof : for thou wast lightnings and thundeninys and voices : soia, and hast redeemed us to God by and there were seven luops of firetty lilcold out of every kindrer, and burning before the throne, which are iunge, ani people, ana nation ; the seven spuits of Gcl.

10 And bast made us toto our God 6 Anil letore the throne there tray kings and priests : and we shall reign Rise of glaslike unto crystal and in on the earth. the midst of the throne, and roun 11 And I beheld, and I heard the ghout the throde, ucre (our bcasts full voice of many angels round about the of eyes tetore and behind

throne, and the beasts and the elders: And ile Erst heast tras like a lion, and the number of them was ten thouand the second beast like a call, und sind rimes ten thousand, and thouthe third beast had a Rce as a man,sands of thousands; and the fourth beast was like a flying 12 Saying with a loud voice, tvor eagle.

the Lamb tea! was slain to re5 And the four beasts had each of ceive power, and riches, and wisdor), ther six wings ahout him, and they and strength, and honour, and glory, encre ful. of eyes with and the rest and blessing. not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, 13. And every creature which is in bolyLord God Almighty, which was, beaven, and on the earth, and under and is, and is to come.

the earth, and such as are in the sca. 9 And when those beasts gire glory and all that are in them, beard I say and honour and thanks to him that ing, Blessing, and bonour, and glory, * on the throne, who liveth for ever and power, de unto him that sitte: a and ever,

upon the throne, and into the Lamb 10 The four and twenty eiders fall for ever and ever. town before bun that sat on the 14 And the four beasts said, Awed.

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CHAP. VI, VII. The member of the saitd. Case che crown And the four and twenty elders fell, the chief captams, and the nighty mea,

down and worshipped bim tbat liveth and every bondman, and every free s!, O Lord, tot for ever and ever

man, bid themselves in the dans and CHAP. VI.

in the rocks of the mountains ; AN ND I saw when the Lamb opened 16 And said to the mountains and

one of the seals, and I heard, as rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from

at were the noise of thunder, one of the face of him that sintetb on the it bardot

the four beasts saying, Come and see. throne, and from the wrath of the

& And I saw, and behold, a white Lamb:

horse : and be that sat on him bad a 17 For the great day of his wrath is mie, scac bow; and a crown

was given unto come ; and who shall be able to stand ? him and he went forth conquering,

CHAP. VII. and to conquer. e, Whos

angels standing on the four con widto 1000

cond seal, I beard the second beast ners of the earth, Lolding the four say, Come and see.

winds of the earth, that the wind -19, nor 17

4 And there went out another horse sbould not blow on the earth, cor 90 that was red : ani power was given the sed, nor on any tree. him that sat thereon to take peace 2 And I saw another angel ascending from the earth, and that they shuuld from the east, baving the seal of the kill one another: and there was given living God: and he cried with a loud unto hiin a great sword.

voice to the four angels, to whom it 5 And when he had opened the was given to burt the earth and the third seal, I heard the third beast say, sea, Come and see. And I bebeld, and lo, 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, neta black borse : and he that sat on bim ther the sea, nor the trees, till we had a pair of balances in bis band. have sealed the servants of our God in

6 And I heard a voice in the midst their forebeads. of the four beasts say, A measure of 4 And I heard the number of them wheat for a penny, and three measures wbich were sealed : and there were of barley for a penny; and see ebou sealed an hundred and forty and four burt not the oil and the wine.

thousand of all the tribes of the chile 7 And when be bad opened the dren of Israel. fourth seal, I beard the voice of the 5 Ox the tribe of Juda rere sealed fourth beast say, Come and see. twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Reu

8 And I looked, and behold, a pale ben were sealed twelve thousand. Of bert

horse: and his name that sat on him the tribe of Gad tere sealed twelve st

was Death, and heli followed with bousand.

him. And power was given unto them 6. Of the tribe of Aser were sealed tock

over the fourth part of the earth, to twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Naph kill with sword, and with hunger, and talim were sealed twelve thousand. with death, and with the beasts of the Of the tribe of Manasses were sealad. earth.

twelve thousand. 9 And when he bad opened the fifth 7 of the tribe of Simeon were sealed seal, I saw under the altar the souls twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi of them that were slain for the word were sealed twelve thousand. Of the of God, and for the testimony which tribe of Isachar were sealed (welve they beld:

thousand. 10 And they cried with a loud voice, 8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were scaled saying, How long, O Lord, boly and twelve thousand. If the tribe of Jo

true, dost thou not judge and avenge seph were sealed twelve thousand. Of "od our blood on them that dwell on the the tribe of Benjamin were sealed earth?

twelve thousand. 11 And white robes were given unto 9 After this I beheld, and lo, a every one of them ; and it was said great multitude, which no man could unto them, that they sbould rest yet amber, of all nations, and kindreds, for a little season, until their fellow and people, and tongues, stood before servants also, and their brethren, that the throne, and before the Lamb, should be killed as they were, should clothed with white robes, and palins be fulfilled.

in ibeir bands ; 12 And I oebeld, when he had open 10 And cried with a loud voice, say ed the sixth seal, and lo, there was a ing, Salvation to our God which sit. great earthquake ; and the sun became teth upon the throne, and, unto the black as sackcloth of hair, and the Lamb. moon became as blood ;

11 And all the angels stood round 13 And the stars of heaven fell unto about the throne, and about the elders the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her and the four beasts, and fell before un traely figs, when she is shaken of a the throne on their faces, and worm mighty wind

shipped God, 14 And the heaven departed as a 12 Saying, Amen : Blessing, and scroll when it is rolled together; and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiviog. every mountain and island were moved and honour, and power, and migbt, be ont of this places.

unto our God for ever asd ever. Arapy 15 And the kings of the eartb, and 13 And one of the elders anste the great mea, and the rich men, and saying upto ine, What a

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The Seven angels

REVELATION alth the seves trempett. bich are arrayed in white robes? | smitten, and the third part of the and whence came they?

moon, and the third part of the stars ; 14 And I said unto bim, Sır, thou so as the third part of them was koowest And he said to me, These darkened, and the day shone Dot for are they which came out of great this a third part of it, and the night like. bulation, and have washed their rubes, wise : and made them white in be blood of 13 And I bebeld, and heard an anthe Lamb.

gel flying through the midst of heaven, 15 Therefore are they before the saying with a loud voice, wo, wo, we, throne of God, and serve bita day and to the inhabiters of the earth by rex night in his teinple : and be that sit- son of the other voices of the trumpet reth on the tirone sball dwell among of the three aogels, which are yet to bem.

sound. 16 They shall bunger no more, nei

CHAP. IX. therebirst any more

: neither shall the AND the fifth angel sounded, and i 17 For the Lamb whicb is in the the earth : and to him was gives the midst of the throne sball teed thein, key of the bottomless pit. and shall lead them onto living four 2 And be opened the bottomlesg tains of waters, and God shall wipe pit : and there arose a sinoke out of away all tears from their eyes. ibe pit, as the smoke of a great fure CHAP. VIII.

nace; and the sun and the air were AND when be bad opened the ser darkened by reason of the smoke of heaven about the space of half an 3 And there came out of the smoke bour.

locustz upon the earth: and unto then 2 And I saw the seven angels which was given power, as the scorpions of stood before God; and to them were the earth bave power. given seven trumpets.

4 And it was commanded them that 3 And another aggel came and they should not burt the grass of the stood at the altar, baving a gelden earth, ceither any green thing, neicenser ; and there was given unto him ther any tree ; but only those men much incense, that be should stier which have not the seal of God in their 11 with the prayers of all saints upon foreheads. the golden altar which was before the 5 And to them it was given that brone.

they should not kill them, but that 4 And the smoke of the incense, they should be tormented five months : et rich came with the prayers of the and their torment was as the torinent mints, ascended up before God out of of a scorpion, when he striketh a man. the angel's land.

6 And in thore days shall men seek 5 And the angel took the censer, death, and shall not and it ; and shall and filled it with lire of the altar, and desire to die, and death shall fee from cast it into the earth: and there were then. voices, and thunderings, and ligbe 7 And the shapes of the locusts were nings, and an earthquake.

like unto horses prepared unto battle; o and the seven angels which bad and on their heads were as it were the seven trumpets prepared them- crowns like gold, and their faces were seives to sound

as the faces of men. 7 The first 3u1, el sounded, and there 8 And they bad hair as the bair or gollowed bail and tire mingled with women, and their teeth were as the biood, and they were cast upon the secih or lions. Earth: and the third part of trees was 9 And they had breastplates, as it burnt up, and all green grass was were breastplates of iron; and the burnt up.

sound of their wings was as the sound 8 And the second angel sounded, or chariots of many horses running to ani as it were a great mountain burn- battle. ing site fire was cast into the sea : 10 And they had tails lite unto and the third part of the sea became scorpious, and there were stings in blood:

their taus: add tbeir power wus to 9 And the third part of the creatures burt men five months. sich were in the sea, and havi lire, 11 And they had a king over them, med ; and the third part the shi which is the angel of the bottomless siere destroyed.

pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue 20 An tbe third angel sounded, and is a baddon, but in the Greek tongue there fel a great star from heaven, be bath his name Apollyor During as it were a lant, and it lell 12 One wu is pasl; and behold, there upon he third part of the rivers, and come two woes more hereafter. o the sountains of waters :

13 And the sixth angel sounded, and 11 And the name of the star is called I heard a voice from the four horns of Wormwood: and the third part of the the golden altar which is before God, waters became worn wood acd many 14 Saying to the sixth angel which men died of the waters, because they had the trumpes. Loose the four angels were innde bisser.

wiich are bound in the gaeat riser 1? And the fourth angel sounded, Euphrates.

the third part of the sun was 15 Add side four angels were loosed,

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