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plagues come in one day, death and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for ftrong is the Lord God who judgeth her.

9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication, and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they fhall fee the fmoke of her burning,

2 And he cried mightily with a ftrong voice, faying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul fpirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.

4 And I heard another voice from heaven, faying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her fins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

5 For her fins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

6 Reward her even as fhe rewarded you, and double unto her double, according to her works in the cup which she hath filled, fill to her double.

10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, faying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgement come.

11 And the merchants of the earth fhall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:

12 The merchandise of

gold and filver, and precious ftones and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and filk, and fcarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner veffels of ivory, and all manner ves fels of moft precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincenfe, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beafts, and fheep, and

8 Therefore fhall her horfes, and chariots, and

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flaves,

7 How much the hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, fo much torment and forrow give her: for fhe faith in her heart, I fit a queen, and am no widow, and fhall fee no forrow.

and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.

21 And a mighty angel took up a ftone, like a great milftone, and caft it into the fea, faying, Thus with violence fhall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.

flaves, and fouls of men. 14 And the fruits that thy foul lufted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou fhalt find them no more at all.

15 The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, fhall ftand afar off, for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,

16 And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and fcarlet, and decked with gold, and precious ftones, and pearls !

17 For in one hour fo great riches is come to nought. And every fhipmafter, and all the company in ships, and failors, and as many as trade by fea, ftood afar off,

18 And cried, when they faw the finoke of her burning, faying, What city is like unto this great city!

19 And they caft duft on their heads, and cried weeping and wailing, faying, Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had thips in the fea, by reafon of her coftlinefs! for in one hour is the made defolate.

20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apoftles

22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman of whatsoever craft he be fhall be found any more in thee; and the found of a milftone fhall be heard no more at all in thee;

23 And the light of a candle fhall fhine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride fhall be heard no more at all in thee for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy forceries' were all nations deceived.

24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of faints, and of all that were flain upon the earth.

CHAP. XIX.

ND after thefe things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, faying, Alleluia: Salvation,

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and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God:

righteousness of faints.
9 And he faith unto me,
Write, Bleffed are they which
are called unto the marriage
fupper of the Lamb. And
he faith unto me, Thefe are
the true fayings of God.

10 And I fell at his feet
to worship him. And he faid
unto me, See thou do it not:
I am thy fellow fervant, and.
of thy brethren that have
the teftimony of Jefus.
Worship God: for the tes-
timony of Jefus is the spirit
of prophecy.

2 For true and righteous are his judgements: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his fervants at her hand.

3 And again they faid, Alleluia. And her fmoke rofe up for ever and ever.

4 And the four and twenty elders, and the four beafts fell down and worshipped God that fat on the throne, faying, Amen; Alleluia.

5 And a voice came out of the throne, faying, Praife our God, all ye his fervants, and ye that fear him, both fmall and great.

II And I faw heaven opened, and, behold, a white horfe; and he that fat upon him was called, Faithful and true, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

12 His eyes were as a 6 And I heard as it were flame of fire, and on his head the voice of a great multi-were many crowns: and he tude, and as the voice of had a name written that no many waters, and as the man knew but he himself. voice of mighty thunderings, 13 And he was clothed faying, Alleluia: for the with a vefture dipped in Lord God omnipotent reign- blood and his name is calleth. ed, The word of God.

7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.

8 And to her was granted, that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the

14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.

15 And out of his mouth goeth a fharp fword, that with it he should fmite the nations: and he fhall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth

the wine-prefs of the fierce- | nefs and wrath of Almighty God.

16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

17¶ And I faw an angel ftanding in the fun; and he cried with a loud voice, faying to all the fowls that fly in the midft of heaven, Come, and gather yourselves together unto the fupper of the great God;

21 And the remnant were flain with the fword of him that fat upon the horse, which word proceeded out of his mouth and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.

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CHAP. XX.

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ND I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomlefs pit, and a great chain in his hand.

2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old ferpent, which is the Devil and Satan, and bound him a thoufand years,

3 And caft him into the bottomlefs pit, and shut him up, and fet a feal upon him, that he fhould deceive the nations no more, till the thoufand years fhould be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.

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4 And I faw thrones, and they fat upon them, and judgement was given unto them and I faw the fouls of them that were beheaded for the witnefs of Jefus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beaft, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horfes, and of them that fit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both fmall and great.

19 And I faw the beaft and the kings of the earth, and their armies gathered together to make war against him that fat on the horfe, and against his army.

20 And the beaft was taken, and with him the falfe prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beaft, and them that worshipped his image: these both were caft alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

5 ¶ But the reft of the the falfe prophet are, and dead lived not again until fhall be tormented day and the thousand years were night for ever and ever. finished. This is the first II And I faw a great refurrection. white throne, and him that 6 ¶ Bleffed and holy is he fat on it, from whofe face ག that hath part in the first re- the earth and the heaven fled furrection: on fuch the fe-away; and there was found no place for them.

12 And I faw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened and another book was opened, which is the book of life and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.

13 And the fea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.

14 And death and hell were caft into the lake of fire. This is the second death.

cond death hath no power, but they fhall be priests of God and of Chrift, and shall reign with him a thousand

years.

7 And when the thoufand years are expired, Satan fhall be loofed out of his prifon,

8 And fhall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the fand of the fea.

9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compaffed the camp of the faints about, and the beloved city and fire came down from God out of heaven and devoured them.

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IO And the devil that 15 And whofoever was not deceived them was caft into found written in the book of the lake of fire and brim-life was caft into the lake of tone, where the beaft and fire,

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