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Behold, I'make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.

6 And he said unto me, "It is done. Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is Pathirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.

7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things ; and ? I will be his God, and he shall be

8 * But the fearful, and sunbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremon

I these things. A. V. 2 a God to him. Ham. Pu. Ham. Pu. * cowardly and unfaithful. Ham.

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I See on 2 Cor. y. 17. m See on Rev. xix. 9.

» Rev. xvi. 17 : The seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.

• Rev. xxii. 13. See on Rev. i. 8. P See on JOHN, vii. 37, 38.

9 Zec. viii. 8: I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem : and they shall be my people, and I will be their God, in truth and in righteousness. Heb. viii. 10: This is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts : and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.

r1 Tim. i. 9: Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers. Rev. xxii. 15. See on 1 Cor. vi. 9, 10; and on Luke, xi. 4-9.

s 1 John, v. 4, 10: For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world : and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar ; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.

See on 1 Cor. vi. 9, 10.

u 1 John, iii. 15 : Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer : and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him. See on 1 Cor. vi. 18.


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sorcerers, and * idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the ? lake which burneth with fire and brimstone : which is the second death.

9 And there came unto me one of the a seven angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will show thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.

10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,

11 *Having the glory of God: and her light w Mal. ii. 5: And I will come near to you to judgment ; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.

* 1 Cor. x. 20, 21 : But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils. Ye cannot drink the

cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils : ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils.

y Pro. xix. 5, 9: A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish. REV. xxii. 15.

z Rev. xx. 14, 15. See on Rev. xiv. 10.

a Rev. xv. 1, 6, 7: I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvellous, seven angels having the seven last plagues ; for in them is filled


the wrath of God. And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues.---And one of the four beasts gave unto the seven angels seven golden vials full of the wrath of God.

b See on Rev. xix. 7.
c See on Rev. i. 10.
d Ver. 2. Ezek. chapters xl. and xlviii.
. See on Gal. iv. 26.

f Isa. vi. 1, 2: In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his was like unto a stone inost precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal ;

12 And had a wall great and high, and had s twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel :

13 On the east three gates ; on the north three gates ; on the south three gates ; and on the west three gates.

14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

15 And he that talked with me i had a golden reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.

16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth : and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.

17 And he measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.

18 And the building of the wall of it was of jasper : and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass. train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims : each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. See on

ver. 23.

& Ezek. xlviii. 31–34: And the gates of the city shall be after the names of the tribes of Israel : three gates northward ; one gate of Reuben, one gate of Judah, one gate of Levi. And at the east side-three gates ; and one gate of Joseph, one gate of Benjamin, one gate of Dan. And at the south side-three gates; one gate of Simeon, one gate of Issachar, one gate of Zebulun. At the west side-three gates ; one gate of Gad, one gate of Asher, one gate of Naphtali.

h See on Gal. ij. 9. See on Rev. xi, 1.

19 And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation wus jasper; the second, sapphire : the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald ;

20 The fifth, sardonyx ; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl ; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus ; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

21 And the twelve gates were twelve pearls ; every several gate was of one pearl : and the

street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.

22 And I saw "no temple therein : for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.

23 And the city had " no need of the sun, nei


k Is.. liv. 11:0 thou afflicted, tossed with tempést, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires. Tob. xiii. 16 : Jerusálem shall be built up with sapphires, and emeralds, and precious stone: thy walls, and towers, and battlements, with pure gold.

i Rev. xxii: 2.

m John, iv. 23 : The hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.

n Ver. 11, 25. Ps. xxxvi. 9: With thee is the fountain of life : in thy light shall we see light. do. Ixxxiv. 11 : For the Lord God is a sun and shield : the Lord will give grace

and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. Isa. xxiv. 23 : Then the moon shall be confuunded; and the sun ashamed, when the Lord of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his ancients gloriously. do. Ix. 19, 20 : The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee : but the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory. Thy sun shall no more go down ; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy moutning shall be ended. Zec.ii. 5: I, saith the LORI), will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.

ther of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and othe Lamb is the light 5 thereof.

24 And the P nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it : and 9 the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.

25 And the * gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.

26 · And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it.

27 And there shall in no wise enter into it

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do. xiv. 6, 7: It shall come to pass in that day, that the light shall not be clear, nor dark : but it shall be one day which shall be known to the Lord, not day, nor night: but it shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be light. 2 Esdr. ii. 35: Be ready to the reward of the kingdom, for the everlasting light shall shine upon you for evermore. Rev. xxii. 5.

John, i.4: In him was life; and the life was the light of men. ÞIsa. Ix.3, 5: The Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising. Then thou shalt see, and flow together, and thine heart shall fear, and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee. do. Ixvi. 12: Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream : then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees. Tob. xiii. 11 : Many nations shall come from afar to the name of the Lord God, with gifts in their hands, even gifts to the King of heaven; all generations shall praise thee with great joy.

9 Ps. lxxii. 11 : Yea, all kings shall fall down before him : all nations shall serve him.

* Isa. Ix. 11: Thy gates shall be open continually; they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought.

s See on ver. 23. t Ver. 24.

u Isa. xxxv. 8: An highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it. do. lii. 1 : Awake, awake; put on thy strength, o Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, o Jerusalem, the holy city : for henceforth there shall no more come into thee

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