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A Spiris of

CHAP. IV.

the root of David hath prevailed to open the 1 Yohn feeth the throne of God in heaver. book, and to loose the feven feals charcok.

4 The four and twenty elders. 6 The forr 6 And I behels, and, lo, in the mill beafts full of eves before and hodind. 1o The the throne, and of the four heatts, and la elders lay dorun their crowns, and worship the midtt of the elders, food a Lamb,

sit him that sat on the throne.

had been fatn, having seven horas and fe was opened in heaven and the firft God sent forth into all the earth. voice which I heard tas as it were of a 7 And he came and took the book out of the trumpet talking with me; which said, Come right hand of him that sat upon the threk up hither, and I will fhew thee things which 8 And when he had taken the book, the must be hereafter.

four beats and four and twenty elders feb 2. And immediately I was in the Spirit: down before the Lamb, having every ase at and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and them harps, and golden rials ful! L'adear, one Cat on the throne.

which are the prafcrs of laints. 3 And he that fat was to look upon like 9 And they lung a new song, saying, That a jasper ar a sardine itone : and there was art worthy to take the book, and to open the a rainbow round about the throne, in fight scals thereof: for thou waft lain, and had to 11kc unto an emerald.

deemed us to God by thyblood, out of ERCY 4 And round about the throne were four kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation and twenty feats; and upon the feats 1 faw 10 And hatt made us onto our God kings four and iwenty elders fitting, clothed in and pricfts: and we thall reign on the ani. white raiment; and they had on their heads 11 And I behold, and I heard the voiced crowns of gold.

many angels round about the throsc, and 5 And out of the throne proceeded light the beatts, and the elders and the number nings, and thunderings, and voices and of them was ten thousand Limas ten there toere seven lamps of fire burning be- sand, and thousands of thoulands;. fore the throne, which are the seven Spirits 12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy ha of God.

the Lamb that was Cain to receive power, 6 And before the throne there was a sea of and riches, and wisdom, and trength, and glass, like unto cryital; and in the midst of the honour, and glory, and blelling. threne, and round about the throne, were 13 And every creature which is in heart four beats, full of eyes before and behind. and on the earth, and under the earth, and

7 And the firit beait was like a lion, and such a are in the sea, and all that aris the fecond beast like a call, and the third them, heard I saying, Bleiling, and honest, bealt had a face as a man, and the fourth and glory, and power, De unto him tàxt fit bealt was like a flying eagle.

tcth upon the throne, and unto the Lasti, 8 And the four beats had each of them fix for over and ever. wings about him; and they were full of eyes 14 And the four beaits faid, Amen. And the within : and they rett not day and night, say. foar and twenty elders fell down and * ing, Huly, holy, holy, Lord God Alinighty, thipped him that liveth for erer and ever. which was, and is, and is to come.

c H A P. VI. 9 And when those beatts give glory, and the opening of the frals ia arter, and trist honour, and thanks, to him that lat on the followed therre pas; containing a pery throne, who liveth for ever andever,

to the end of the sperid. To The four and twenty Siders fand down. A the feals; and I heard, as it were

Nd I faw when the Lamb peace of Mhip hit that liveth for ever and ever, and noise of thunder, one of the four backsky cait their crowns before the throne, saying, ing, Come and see.

it Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive And I faw, and, behold, a white borsa glory, and honour, and power : for thou hart and he that fat on hit had a bow, anda created all things, and for thy pleasure they crown was given unto him: and lie Wim are and were created.

forth conquering, and to conquer. CHAP. V. 3 And when he had opened tác fecondkal

, i The book fealed with feven foals, 9 which I heard the fecond beait sy. Corre and it

only the Lamb which was fain is worthy to 4 'And there went out another hurt open : 1. Therefore the elders praise him, was red, and perver was given to lintar and confef: that he redeemed them with his fat thereon to take peace from the eart Blond.

and that they should kill one another A sat on the throne, a book written

within ND I saw in the right hand of him that there was given imato him a great word,

5 And when he had opened the third al! and on the back.de, fealed with seven seals. heard the third beaft tay. Come and fes And

2 And I faw a ftrong angel proclaiining i beheld, and, 10, a black borle: and he thitta with a loud voice, who is worthy to open on him had a pair of balances in lug fand the book, and to loose the feals thereof? 6 And I heard a voice in the middle

3. And no man in heaven, nor in earth, four beasts say, A meafure of wheat fumare neither under the earth, was able to open ny, and three measures of bricy fra the book, neither to look thereon.

and fer thou hurt not the oil anil terus 4 And i wept much, becausc no man was And when he had opened the foot found worthy to open, and to read the book, real. I heard the

voice of the fouça bas ncither to lonk thereon.

fay, Come and ice. And one of the eldera faith unto me, Weep 8 And I looked, and behold, a parte hers not: bchold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, and his name that lat op him was bola

ci followed with him: and power was given 7 of the tribe of Simeon quere sealed to them over the fourth part of the earth, twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi wers

kill with (word, and with hunger, and sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Isith death, and with the beasts of the earth. acher were sealed twelve thousand. 9 And when he had opened the fifth scal, 8 of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed faw ander the altar the souls of them that twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph cre Aajn for the word of God, and for the were fealed twelve thousand. of the trihe timony which they held:

of Benjamin were sealed twelve thousand. 10 And they cried with a loud voice, say. 9 After this I behcld, and, lo, a great mul. 76, How long, O Lord, holy and true, doit titude, which no man could number, of all

ou not judge and avenge our blood on them nations, and kindreds, and people, and hat dwell on the earth?

tongrics, itood before the throne, and be 11 And white robes were given unto eve- fure the Lamb, clothed with white robes,

one of them ; and it was laid unto them, and palms in their hands; hat they should rett yet for a little season, 10 And cried with a loud voice, faying. ntil their fellow-fervants also and their Salvation to our God which fitteth upon rethren, that thould be killed as they were, the throne, and unto the Lamb. hould be fulfilled.

I1 And all the angels ttood round about 12 And I beheld, when he had opened the the throne, and about the clders, and the ith feal, and lo, ihtee was a great carth- four bcats, and fell before the throne on uake; anul the fun became black as fackcloth their faces, and worthipped God, f hair, and the moon became as blood; 12 Saying, Amen: Blelling, and glory,

13 And the stars of heaven fell unto the and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, arth, even as a tig-trec cafteth her untimely and power, and might, be unto our God for 18, wlien the is inaken of a mighty wind: ever and ever. Amen. 14 And the heaven departed as a scroll when 13 And one of the elders answered, saying is rolled together; and every mountain unto me, what are these which are arrayed d island were moved out of their places : in wbite robes! and whence came they? 15 And the kings of the carth, and the great 14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knoweit. en, and the rich men, and the chief cap. And he said unto ine, These are they which ains, and the mighty men, and every bond- came out of great tribulation, and have an, and every free-man, hid themselves in washed their robes, and made them white he dens, and in the rocks of the mountains; in the blood of the Lamb.

16 And said to the mountains and rocks, 15 Therefore are they before the throne a! on us, and hide us from the face of him of God, and serve him day and night in his cat sitteth on the throne, and from the temple: and he that fitteth on the throne math of the Lamb:

shall dwell among them. 17 For the great day of his wrath is come; 16 They fhall hunger no more, neither d who shall be able to stand?

thirtt any more; neither thall the iun light CHAP. VII.

on them, nor any heat. an angel fealeth the servants of God in their 17 For the Lamb, which is in the midnt of foreheads: 4 the number of them that were the throne, thall feed them, and thall lead sealed; of the tribes of Ifrael a certain rum- them unto living fountains of waters: and

9 of all other nations an innumerable God thall wipe away all tears from their eyes. multitude, which hand before the throne,

CHA P. VIII. clad in white robes, and palms in their i At the opening of the Seventh seal, 2 feven hands : 14 their robes were washed in the angels had feven trumpets given them. blood of the Lamb.

3 Another angel putteth incense to the pray.

ers of the saints on the golden altar. 6 Four ttanding on the four corners of the angels found their trumpels, &c. nh, holding the four winds o' the earth, Nd when he had opened the leventh seal, or on the fea, nor on any tree.

space of half an hour. 1 And I saw another angcl ascending from 2 And I faw the fcven angels which food ceealt, having the seal of the living God: before God; and to them were given seven od he cried with a loud voice to the four truinpets. sigels, to whom it was given to hurt the 3 And another angel came and tood at the birth and the led,

altar, having a golden cenfer; and there was 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the given unto him much incense,

that he should 2, nor the trees, till we have fealed the offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the evants of our God in their foreheads. golden altar which was before the throne.

4 And I heard the number of them which 4 And the finoke of the incenfe, which "TE fealed i and there were sealed an hun. came with the prayers of the faints, afcend. cd And forty and four thousand of all the ed up before God out of the angels hand. es of the children of Israel.

5 And the angel took the center, and filled of the tribe of Juda were sealed twelve it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the maand. Of the tribe of Reuben were carth : and there were voices, and thundersed twelve thousand. of the tribe of Gad ings, an lightnings, and an earthquake. i tre sealed twelve thousand.

6 And the seven angels, which had the fe« Of the tribe of Ale: were sealed twelve ven trumpets, prepared themselves to found. Evofand. or the tribe of Nepthalim were 7 The firit angel rounded, and there fol.

had twelve thoufand. of the tribe of lowed hail and fire mingled with blood, and adalles wete (calcd twelve thousand. they were catt upon the earth; and the third

bor:

part of trees was burnt up, and all green 10 And they had tauls like unto scorpions; grafs was burnt up:

and there were ftings in their tails: and their 8 And the second angel sounded, and as it power was to hurt men five months. were a great mountain burning with tire was 11 And they had a king over them, which cait into the feas and the third part of thc is the angel of the bottouleis pit

, whole fame fea became blood :

in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the 9 And the third part of the creatures which Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon. were in the sea, and liad life, died; and the 12 One woe is paft; and, behold, there come third part of the thips were destroyed. two wocs more hereafter.

10 And the third angel founded, and there 13. And the fixth angel Counded, and I fell a great star from heaven, burning as it heard a voice from the four horns of the were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part golden altar which is before God, of the rivers, and upon the fountains of wa. 14 Saying to the sixth angel which had ters;

the trumpet, Loote the four angels which 11 And the name of the star is called are bound in the great river Exiphrates. Wormwood: and the third part of the waters 15 And the four angels were looked, which became wormwood; and many men died of were prepared for an hour, and a day, and the waters, because they were made bitter. a month, and a year, for to lay the third

12. And the fourth angel founded, and the part of men. third part of the fun was smitten, and the 16 And the number the array of this third part of the moon, and the third part of hortemen were two himdred thousand

t200 thc ttars; fo as the third part of them was fand: and I heard the number of them. darkened, and the day fhonc not for a third 17 And thus I law the horses in the citim, part of it, and the night likewise.

and thein that lat ou them, having brcal 13. And I belield, and heard an angel Ay, plates of fire, and of jacinth and brenttone; ing through the midst of heaven, saying, with and the heads of the horses roze as the a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe to the inhabiters heads of lions; and ont of their mouths . of the earth, by reason of the other voices of fued fire, and smoke, and brimitone the trumpet of the three angels, which are 18 By these three was the third para yet to found !

men killed, by the tire, and by the inroke, CHA P. IX.

and by the brimitone, which ilued out I Al the founding of the fifth angel, a far falls their mouths.

cth from heaven, to whom is given the key 19 For their power is in their mouth, and of the bottomless pit ; 2 he openeth the pil, in their tails: for their tails were like nato and there come forth locufts like scorpions. ferpents, and had heads, and with thean they 12 The first woe pafl. 13 The fixth trumpet do hurt. foundeth. 14 Four angels are let looje, &c. 20 And the rett of the men, which were DO!

a ftar fall from heaven unto the earth: the works of their hands, that they would and to him was given the key of the bot- Aot worthip devils, and idols of gold, 20 tomless pit.

filver, and brass, and ftans, and of wood 2 And he opened the bottomless pit, and which neither can íct, por bear, nor wall there arose a Tmoke out of the pit, as the

21 Neither repented thcy of their mokers fnoke of a great furnace; and the fun and nor of their forceries, nor of their furtica the air were darkened by reason of the tion, nor of their thefts. smoke of the pit.

с на Р. Х. And there came out of the smoke -lo. 1 A mighly Nrong angel apparath srik a bed cuits upon the earth; and unto them was open in his hand. 8 he wearch by kim i given power, as the scorpions of the earth liveth for ever, that there hall & 2 have power.

time. 9 Fohn is coramarded to take und 4 And it was commanded them that they

the book. should not hurt the grass of the earth, nei. ther any green thing, neither any tree; but

down from heaven, ciothed with a only those men which have not the faal of cloud, add a rainbow was upon his bar God in their foreheads.

and his face was as it were the sun, da 5. And to them it was given that they fect as pillars of fire: thould not kill them, but that they should

2 And he had in his hand a Iittle world be tormented five months: and their tor- open: and he fet his right foot upao tác Bike ment was as the torment of fcorpion, and his left foot on the earth, when he ftriketh a man.

3 And cried with a loud scice, 23 qe 6 And in thete days thall men reek death, lion roareth: and whien he had cried, and shall not find it and thall delire to die, thunders uttered their voices and death thall fee from them.

4 and when the l'even thunden trad 7. And the thapes of the locufts were like ed their voices, I was about to WIFE unto horfes prepared unto battle; and 01) I heard a voice from heaven fa yang anu their heads were as it were crowns like gold, Seal up those things which the feres and their faces were as the faces of men,

ders uttered, and write them

not 8 And they haul hair as the hair of women, 5 And the angel, which 1 faw tante and their teeth were as the teeth of lions, the lea and upon the earth, ed =

2 And they had brcalt-plates, as it were hand to heaven.
breatl-plates of iron; and the found of their o Aud fware by him that scth
wings was as the found of chariots of many and ever, who created

heaven, ang re hostes running to battle.'

that thercio are, and the earth, azad dat

hat therein are, and the sea, and the things 11 And after three days and an half the which are therein, that there thould be fpirit of life from God entered into them, ime no longer:

and they ttood upon their feet; and great 7 But in the days of the voice of the fe- fear fell upon thein which saw them. enth angel, when he fhall begin to found, 12 And they heard a great voice from hea. he mystery of God Mould be finished, as he ven, saying unto them, Come up hither. sath declared to his servants the prophets. And they alcended up to heaven in a cloud;

8 And the voice which I hear from hea- and their enemies beheld them. en fpake unto me again, and said, Go, and 13 And the same hour was there a great ake the little book which is open in the earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and of the angel which itandcth upon the and in the earthquake were llain of men sesa and upon the earth.

ven thousand: and the remnant were affright9 And I went unto the angel, and said un- ed, and gave glory to the God of heaven. 1 hin, Give me the little book. And ho 14. The second woe is paft; and, behold, the ad unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and it third woc cometh quickly. iall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in 15 And the s venth angel sounded; and iy mouth sweet as honey.

there were great voices in heaven, saying, 1o And I took the little book out of the The kingduins of this world are become the gels hand, and ate it up; and it was in kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and y mouth sweet as honey and alsoon as I he ihall reign for ever and ever. d eaten it my belly waś bitter.

16 And the four and twenty elders, which 11 And he said unto me, Thou mult pro- 'fat before God on their feats, fell upon their rely again before many peoples, and na- faces, and worshippea God, ons, and tongues, and kings.

17 Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord CHAP. XL.

God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art The two witneffes prophesy: 6 they have to come; because thou baft taken to thce thy power to fhut heaven, that it rain nol 7 the great power, and haft reigned. beast than fight againjl them, and kill them: 18 And the nations were angry, and thy 8 they lie unburied, 11 and after three days wrath is come, and the time of the dead that and un half rise again. 14 The second voe they should be judged, and that thou shouldis tall. 15 The Seventh trumpel soundeth. ett give reward unto thy servants the pro

a rou: and the angel flood, saying, thy name, small and great, and fouldett se, and measure the temple of God, and destroy them which destroy the earth. e altar, and them that worship therein. 19 And the temple of God was opened in 2. But the court which is without the heaven, and there was seen in his temple the mple leave out, and measure it not; for ark of his tetta'ment; and there were light.

is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy ningy, and voices, and thunderings, and an y ihall they tread under foot forty and earthquake, and great hail. O inonths.

C H A P. XII. 3. And I will give power unto my two wit. A woman clothed with the sun travaileth: ifes, and they thall prophesy a thousand 3 the great red dragon Naudeth hef re het, o hundred and threescore days, clothed ready io de vour her child : 6 where she was fackcloth.

delivered, the fled into the wilderness. 7 Mi. These are the two olive-trees, and the chael and his angels

fight with the dragon, and candletticks ftanding before the God of prevail, 13 The dragon potjerutcih ihé'wo• earth.

man. And if any man wil hurt thermal fire petit A heaven; a woman clothed with the fines

ND there appeared in ir enemies; and if any man will hurt and the on under her upon hes m, he muit in this manner be killed. kead a crown of twelve tars: 5 There have power to shut heaven, that 2 And the, being with child, cric., travailtain not in the days of their prophecy: ing in birth, and pained to be delivered. 1 have power over waters to turn them 3 And there appeared another wonder in blood, and to smite the earth with all heaven; and, behold, a great ret dragon, gues, as often as they will.

having seven heads and ten horns, and leven And when they shall have finished their crowns upon his heads. lipony, the beart that afcendeth out of the 4. And his tail drew the third part of the tomless pit fall make war againt them, ftars of heaven, and did cait them to the thall overcome thein, and kill them. earth; and the dragon flood before the wo

And their dead bodies shall lye in the man which was ready to be delivered, for to et of the great city, which spiritually is devour her child asoon as it was born. led Sodom and Egypt, where also our S And the brought forth a man-child, who rd was crucified.

was to rule all nations with a rod of iron; And they of the people, and kindreds, and her child was caught up unto God, and to tongues, and nations, thall see their dead his throne. les three days and an half, and thall not 6 And the woman fied into the wilderness, fer their dead bodies to be put in graves. where the hath a place prepared of God, that . And they that dwell upon the earth they should feed'her there a thousand two

rejoice over them, and make merry, hundred and threescore days. I thall fend gifts one to another; because 7. And there was war in heaven; Michael se two prophets tormented them that and his angels fought against the dragon; and elt on the earth.

the dragon fought and his angels.

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