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REVELATION, III. and Laodicea reproved. things against thee, because thou A. D. 96. shall be clothed in white raiment; sullerest that woman Jezebel, f
and I will not blot Out his name he which calleih herself a propheless, fjk1.16.31. out of the k book of life, but I will to teach and to seduce my servants & Ex.34.15.
confess I his name before my Fato commit fornication, and to eat
ther, and before his angels. things surified unto idols.
6 He that hath an ear, let him 21 And I gave her spaceh to re
hear what the Spirit saith unto the elemen pint of her fornication, and she 2 Pe. 3.9.
churches. repented not.i
7 And to the ancel of the church w 22 Behold, Ik will cast her into a ich
in Philadelphia write ; These things bed, and then that commit adu)- k Eze. 16.37. saith he that is bioly, m lie that is de tery with her into great tribulation. 23.29. true, n he that hath the key o of 3 except they repent of their deeds. I ch.6.8. David, he that openeth, and no one 23 And I will kill her children m Zep.1.11.
man shutteth; and shutteth, panda with death; and all the churches m
no man openeth;
n Ch.25.9. Sall know that I n am he which
18 1 kuow thy works: behold, I
2Ch.6.30. Sucheth the reins and hearts :
have set beforethee an open q door,
: Ps.7.9. and To will give unto every one of Je. 17.10.
and no man can shut it: for thout you according to your works.
hast a little strength, and hast kept 21 But unto you I say, and unto
into o Ps.62.12.
my word, and hast not denied my the rest in Thyatira, as many as p 2Th.2.9-12. namie. have not this doctime, and which q ch.3.. 9 Behold, I will make them of the have not known the depuis p of verz. U1 synagogue of Satan, which savy Satan, as they speak, I will put ch.3.5.12 they are Jews, and are not, but do upon you noue other burden.
lie; behold, I will make them to 167 25 But that which ye have al- 21.7. comes and worship before thy feet. wady hold tist tili I come.
and to know that I have loved thee. 26 Aud he that overcometh, r and Ja.2.20.
| 10 Because thou hast kept the heepeth my workss unto the end, t P4.49.14.
word of my patience, It also will tu him will I give power over the 149.5-9.
keep thee from the hour of temp- the nations:
tation, which shall come upon all 27 And the shall rule them with a
the world, to try them that dwell rod of iron; as the vessels of a pot
* v ch.22.16.
upon the earth. ter shall then be broken tou shivers: (CHAP. 3.) il Behold. I come il quickly: v hold even as I received of my Father. ach.5.6. that fast which thou hast, that no
23 And I will give him the morn-b ch.2.2.&c. man take thy crown. mg star.v
12 llim that overcomnet! will 29 He that hath an ear, let him
make a pillar in the temple of my
( d ch.2.4. hear what the Spirit saith unto the
God, and he shall go no more out: churches.
and I will write upon him the name as **CHAPTER III.
He.2.1. of my God, and the name of the 1 What Join was commanded to : ver.19. city of my God, which is New wrile to the angels of the churches h ch.16.15. Jerusalem, which cometh down of Sardis, 7 Philadelphia, 14 and i ch.7.9. out of heaven from my God: and I Laodicea.
will write upon hin my new name. AND unto the angel of the church
13 He that hath an ear, let him A in Sardis write; These things k ch.17.8.
hear what the Spirit saith unto the suth he that hath the seven a
churches. Spirits of God, and the seven stars;
i Lu. 12.8.
14 And unto the angel of the I know b thy works, that thou hast m Ac.3.14. church 1 of the Laodiceans write. a name that thou livest, c and art n IJno.5.20. These things saith the Amen, the dead.
o Is.22.22. faithful and true witness, the begin 2 Be watchful, and strengthen d p Job 12, 14.
ning of the creation of God: the things which remain, that are
115 I know thy works, that thou art ready to die; for I have not found
Ineither coll nor hot: I would
r ch.2.9. thy works perfect e before God.
thou wert cold or hot. 3 Remember f therefore how thou s is
| 16 So then beciuse thou art luke. last received and heard : and hold t 2Pe.2.9.
coid nor hot, I fast, and repent. If tuerefore thou u Z:p.1.14. will spew thee out of my m shalt not watch, I will come on v ver.3. thee as a thief, h and thou shalt notive ch.21.2.10. rich, and increased with kuow what hour I will come upon Ior. in Lao
have need of nothing : thee.
anowest dicra. 4 Thou hast a few names even in
15.65.16. Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk Y with me in white: i for they are 2 H.12.8. worthy.
mavest be rich: and white 5 He that overcometh, the same
that thou mayest be clo
17 Because thou sayest, I am
increased with goods, and
not that thou art wretched, and
ounsel thee to buy a of me
Vision of God's throne. REVELATION, IV, V.
The book sealed. that the shame of thy nakedness b A. D. 96. saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God do not appear; and anoint thine -
| Almighty, which was, and is, and eyes with eye-salve, that thou b ch.16.15. is to come. mavest see.
c He, 12.5,6.
19 And when those beasts give 19 Asc many as I love, I rebuke dd
glory and honour and thanks to and chasten : be zealous therefore, Lu.12.36. him that sat on the throne, whop and repent.
liveth for ever and ever, 20 Behold, I stand at the door,
10 The four and twenty elders and knock : d if e any man hear my
: f ch.12.11.
fall down before himn that sat on voice, and open the door, I will
the throne, and worship him that come in to him, and will sup with
liveth for ever and ever, and cast him, and he with me.
h Jno. 16.33.
their crowns before the throne, 21 To him that overcometh f will ich.2.7.
saying I grant to sitg with me in my (CHAP. 4.). 11 Thou art worthy,r O Lord, throne, even as I also overcame, hach
to receive glory and honour aud and am set down with my Father in my father bch.11.12.
power:s for thou hast created all in his throne.
things, and for thy pleasure they
1 The book sealed with seren srals, CHAPTER IV.
which no man is worthy to open : 6 1 John seeth the throne of God in
the Lamb openeth the book : the hcaren. 4 The four and twenty
beasts and elders praise him. elders. 6 The four beasts full of ea
AND I saw in the right hand of cyrs before and behind.
A him that sat on the throne a FTER this I looked, and be fch.11.16. book a written within and on the H hold, a door was opened in g ch.3.4,5. back side, sealed b with seven seals. heaven: and the first voice a which h ver. 10. 2 And I saw a strong angel pro1 heard was as it were of a trum- Chs claiming with a loud voice, who is pet talking with me, which said, 16.18 worthy to open the book, and to Come b up hither, and I will show ther, and I will show k Ge.15. 17.
loose the seals thereof? thee things which must be here- ^ Ex 37.23. 3 And no man in heaven, nor in after.
earth, neither under the earth, was 2 And immediately I was in c theo
able to open the book, neither to Spirit: and, behold, a throned vas
Sm ch, 15.2.
look thereon. set in heaven, and one sate on the
4 And I wept much, because no throne.
n Eze. 1.5, c. man was found worthy to open 3 And he that sat was to look os to look! 10.14.
and to read the book, neither to upon like a jasper and a sardine o 15.6.2,&c. look thereon. stone: and there was a rainbow I have no 5 And one of the elders saith unio round about the throne, in sight rest. me, Weep not : behold, the Lionc like unto an emerald.
of the tribe of Juda, the Root d of 4 And round about the throne p ch.5.14.
David, hath prevailed to open the were four and twenty seats:f and q ver.4. hook, and to loose the seven seals upon the seats I saw four and r ch.5.12. thereof. twenty elders sitting, clothed in & Col.1.16. 6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the white raiment;g and they had on
midst of the throne and of the four their heads crownsh of gold.
. (CHAP. 5.)
beasts, and in the midst of the 5 And out of the throne pro-a Eze 2.9, 10. elde
elders, stood a Lambe as it had ceeded lightnings i and thunder-bls. 29.11. been slain, having seven horns and ings and voices: and there were c Ge.49.9,10. seven eyes, f which are the seven seven lampsk of fire burning be- Nu.21.9. Spirits of God set forth into all fore the throne, which are the He. 7.14. the earth. seven Spirits of Goo
d ch.22.16. And he came and took the book 6 And before the throne there was Is. 11.1, 10. out of the right hand of him that a seam of glass like unto crystal : e Is.53 7. sat upon the throne. and in the midst of the throne, J10.1.29,36. 8 And when he had taken the and round about the throne, were f Zec.4.10. book, the four beasts, and four four beasis, n full of eyes before ch.4.4.810. and twenty elders fell down before and behind. 7 And the first beast was like a
the Lamb, having every one of shch. 15.2.
them harpsh and golden vials full lion, and the second beast like a 10 mense of lodours, which are the prayers i calf, and the third beast had a fuce
saying, Thou art worthy to take 8 And the four beasts had cach lle.9.12. the book, and to open the seals of them six wings o about him; Pe. 1.18.19. thereof: for thou wast slain, and and they were full of eyes within: mch.7.9. hast redeemed us to God by thy and they 1 rest not day and night,
blood l out of every kindred, m
The opening hat followed line Lamb f
The opening of the seals, REVELATION, V, VII. containing a prophecy. and tongue, and people, and na-1 A. D. 96. him was Death, and hell followel tion:
with him. And power was given 10 And hast made us unto our n ch.1.6. ? unto them over the fourth part God kings n and priests: and we loch.22.5.
of the earth, to kille with sword. shall reino on the earth.
and with hunger, and with death, 11 And I beheld, and I heard the P
Theard the p Da.7.10.
and with the beasts of the earth. Voice of many angels round about
19 And when he had opened the the throne and the beasts and the 9 ch.4.11. fifth seal, I saw under the altari elders and the number of them r Phi.2.10. the souls g of them that were slain was ten thousand times ten thou-ls 1Ch.29.11. for h the word of God, and for the sand, and thousands of thousands; Ti.6.16. testimony which they held:
12 Saying with a loud voice, Wor- Pe.4.11. 10 And they cried with a lord thyy is the Lamb that was slain lo t ch.19.4. voice, saying, How i lonz, O Lord, receive power, and riches, and
holy and true, dost thou not judge wisdom, and strength, and honour,
(CHAP. 6.) and avengek' our blood on them and glory, and blessing.
a ch.5.5. that dwell on the earth ? 13 And every creaturer which is Zec.6.3,&c. 11 And whitel robes were given in heaven, and on the earth, and cPs. 45.3-5. unto every one of them, and it under the earth, and such as are l 'The word
was said unto them, that they in the sea, and all that are in
should rest m yet for a little stathem, heard I saying, Blessings signifieth son, until n their fellow-servants and honour, and glory, and power, a measure also and their brethren, that should be unto him that sitteth upon the containing be killed as they were, should be throne, and unto the Lumb for one wine fulfilled. ever and ever.
quart, and 1 12 And I beheld when he had 14 And the four beasts t said, the twelfth opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there Amen. And the four and twenty part of a was a great earthquake: 0 and the elders fell down and worshipped
sunp became black as sackcloth him that liveth for ever and ever. d ch.9.4. of hair, and the moon became as CHAPTER VI.
w blood; The opening of six of the seals in or- 2 or, to hi. 13 And the stars q of heaven fe!
der, and what followed thereupon, le Eze. 14.21. unto the earth, even as a fig tree AND I saw when the Lamb
casteth her 3 untimely figs. When
f ch..3. H opened one of the seals; a and
she is shaken of a mighty wind. I heard, as it were the noise of 8 ch.20.4. 14 And the heaven r departed as thunder, one of the four beasts h ch. 1.9. a scroll when it is rolled together: saying, Come and see.
and every mountains and island 2 And I saw, and behold a whiteb i Zec.1.12. were moved out of their places horse: and he that sut on him had kcb. 11.18.
15 And the kings of the earth,
15 And the a bow; and a crown was given De 32.41.43. and the great men, and the nchi unto him: and he went forth con
men, and the chief captains, and
I ch.7.9,14. quering, cand to conquer.
the mighty men, and every bood 3 And when he had opened the m ch.14.13.
man, and every freeman, haltuerasecond seal, I heard the second n He. 11.40. selvest in the dens and in the beast say, Come and see.
0 ch.16, 18.
rocks of the mountams; 4 And there went out another
16 And said u to the mountains horse that was red : and power was
* p Joel 2.10,31.
and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us
3.15. given to him that sat thereon to Mat 9199 from the face of him that sitieth take peace from the earth, and!
on the throne, and from the wrath that they should kill one another :
of the Lamb: and there was given unto him asor, green. 17 For the v great day of his great sword.
r Ps. 102,26. wrath is come, and who shal 5 And when he had opened the Is.34.1. be able to stand ? third seal, I heard the third beast s ch.16.20.
CHAPTER VII. sav. Come and see. And I beheld, Je. 1.23,24. 2 An angel cometh lo seal the gr and lo a black horse; and he that Hab.3.6, 10. vants of God in their foreheads: sat on him had a pair of balances t Is.2.19. 4 the number of them that very in his hand.
uch.9.6. sealed out of each of the tribes of 6 And I heard a voice in the midst Ho.10.8. Israel, etc. of the four beasts say, 1 A measure Lu.23.30. LA ND after these things I saw of wheat for a penny, and three v ch. 16. 14. A four angels standing on the measures of barley for a penny;! Is. 13.6,&c. four corners of the earth, hoidi and see thou hurt d not the oil and Zep. 1.14,&c. the four winds a of the earth, las the wine.
w Ps.76.7. the wind should not blow on the y And when he had opened the CHAD earth, nor on the sea, nor ou any fourth seal, I heard the voice of
tree. the fourth beast say, Come and see.
2 And I saw another angel ascend8 And I looked, and behold a pale 6 2T1.2.19. ing from the east, having the seal horse : and his name that sat on
of the living God: and he cried
The servants of God sealed. REVELATION, VIII. The seventh seal opened. with a loud voice to the four A. D. 96.1 16 They shall hungerr no more, angels, to whom it was given to
- neither thirst any more; neither hurt the earth and the sea,
shall the sun light on them, nor 3 Saying, Hurt c not the earth,
any heat.s neither the sea, nor the trees, till d Eze.9.4.
17 For the Lamb which is in the we have d sealed the servants of le ch.22.4. midst of the throne, shall feed t our God in their foreheads.e
them, and shall lead them unto 4 And I heard the number of fch.14.1. living fountains of waters: and them which were sealed: and cho God shall wipeu away all tears there were sealed an hundred and Ro.11.25. from their eyes. forty and four f thousand of all the
CHAPTER VIII. tribes of ihe children of Israel.
1 At the opening of the seventh seal, 5 Of the tribe of Juda were sealed i Le.23.40.
2 seven angels have seven trumtwelve thousand. Of the tribe of k Zec.4.7. pets given them. 6 Four of them Reuben were sealed twelve thou-ch 19, sound their trumpets, and great sand. 01 the tribe of Gad were 1:43. . plagues follow. sealed twelve thousand.
AND when he had opened the 6 Of the tribe of Aser were sealed ch.10,14 71 seventh seal, a there was sitwelve thousand. Of the tribe of Jude lence in heaven about the space of Neptivalim were sealed twelve thou-n ch.6.9. half an hour. sand. Of the tribe of Manasses Jno. 16.33. 2 And I saw the seven angels were sealed twelve thousand. 0 1Co,6,11. which stood b before God; and to
7 Of the tribe of Simeon werel He.9.14. them were given seven trumpets.c sealed twelve thousand. Of them
de p ch.1.5.
3 And another angel came and tribe of Levi were sealed twelve
ve 1Jno. 1.7. stood at the altar, having a golden thousand. Of the tribe of Issachar
censer; and there was given unto were sealed twelve thousand.
him much incense, that he should
h 8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were www 1 offer it with the prayers d of all sealed twelve thousand. Of the
saints upon the golden e altar tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve
which was before the throne, thousand. Of the tribe of Benja- * Ps. 121.6. 1 4 And the smoke of the incense, s min were sealed twelve thousand. Is.4.6.
which came with the prayers of the 9 After this I beheld, and, lo, a t Ps.23.1,2,5. saints, ascended up before God out great multitude, which no man 36.5. of the angel's hand. could number, of all nations, g und Is.40.11. | 5 And the angel took the censer, kindreds, and people, and tongles, u Is.25.8.
and filled it with fire of the altar, stood before the throne, and before
and cast it 2 into the earth : and the Lamb, clothed h with white (CHAP. 8.) there were voices, and thunderrobes, and palms i in their hands; a ch.5.1. ings, and lightnings, and an earth10 And cried k with a loud voice,
quake.h saving, Salvation to our God which
6 And the seven angels which sitteth upon the throne, and unto c 2Ch.29.25 had the seven trumpets prepared the Lamb.
themselves to sound. 11 And all the angels stood round or, add it to. 7 The first angel sounded, and about the throne, and about the d ch.5.8. there i followed hail and fire minelders and the four beasts, and fell
gled with blood, and they were before the throne on their faces,
cast upon the earth and the and worshipped God.
'If Ex.30.1. third part of trees k was burnt 12 Saying, m Amen: Blessing, and 2 or, upon, up, and all green grass was burnt glory, and wisdom, and thanks-ach. 16.18.
up. giving, and honour, and power,
| 8 And the second angel sounded, and might, be unto our God for
and as it were a great mountain ever and ever. Amen.
i Eze.38.22. burning with fire was cast into the 13 And one of the elders an- k Is.2.13. sea:m and the third part of the swered, saying unto me, What are
sea became blood in these which are arrayed in white
9 And the third part of the crearobes ? and whence caine they! m Am.7.4. tures which were in the sea, and
14 And I said unto hini, Sir, thou n ch.16.3.&c. had life, died; and the third part knowest. And he said to me, Ex.7.19-21. of the ships were destroyed. These are they which came outlecho
10 And the third angel sounded, of great tribulation,n and have
Is. 14.12. and there fello a great star from washed o their robes, and made
heaven, burning as it were a lamp, them white in the blood p of the PD
and it fell upon the third part of
| He, 12.15.
the rivers, and upon the fountains 15 Therefore are they before the
of waters: throne of God, and serve him day q Ex. 15.23. | 11 And the name of the star is and night in his temple : and he Je.9.15.
called Wormwood:p and the third that sitteth on the throne shall 23. 15.
part of the waters became wormdwella ainong them.
wood; and many men died of the
Locusts come forth.
REVELATION, IX, X. Four angels are let loose. waters, because they were made A. D. 96. sound of n chariots of many horses bitter.
running to battle. 12 And the fourth angel sounded, r Is. 13.10. 10 And they had tails like unto and the third part of the sun was Je. 1.23. scorpions, and there were stings sinitten, and the third part of the Eze 32.7,8. in their tails: ando their power moon, and the third part of the Joel 2.10. was to hurt men five months. stars, so as the third part of them Am.8.9. 11 And they had aking pover was darkened, and the day shone, ch. 14.6.
them, which is the angel of the botnot for a third part of it, and the
tomless pit, whose name in the He. night likewise.
(CHAP. 9.) brew tongue is Abaddon, but in the 13 And I beheld, and heard anach s 10 Greek tongue hath his name 1 Apoiangel flyings through the midst of Lu. 10.18. lyon. heaven, saying with a loud voice,
12 One q wo is past; and, heWo, wo, wo, to the inhabiters of b ch. 17.8. hold, there come two woes more the earth, by reason of the other 20.). hereafter. voices of the trumpet of the three c Joel 2.2.
13 And the sixth angel soundet, angels, which are yet to sound !
and I heard a voice from the firar
d Ex. 10.4,&c. horns of the golden altar which is CHAPTER IX.
before God, 1 At the sounding of the fifth angel e ver. 10.
14 Saying to the sixth angel which a star falleth from heren, to whm fch.6.6. had the trumpet, Loose the four is given the key of the bottomless
angels which are bound in the mt: 2 he openeth the pil, and there 8 ch.7.3.
great river Euphrates. come forth locusts like scorpions:
15 And the four angels were 12 the first wo is past, etc.
loosed, which were prepared ? for AND the fifth angel sounded,
an hour, and a day, and a month. FL and I saw a stara fall from
h Job 3.21.
and a year, for to slay the third s heaven unto the earth : and to him Je.8.3. part of men. was given the key of the bottom-li Joel 2.4. * 16 And the number of the armyt less pit.b
of the horsemen were two hundred 2 And he opened the bottomlessk Na.3.17.
thousand thousand: u and I heard v pit; and there arose a smoke out 2 Da.7.4,8. the number of them. of the pit, as the smoke of a great.
17 And thus I saw the horses in furnace; and the sun and the air m
the vision, and them that sat on were darkenedc by reason of the
them, having breastplates of fire. smoke of the pit.
and of jacinth, and brinstone and 3 And there came out of the n Na.2.4. the heads of the horses were as the smoke locusts d upon the earth:
heads of lions : w and out of the and unto them was given power, o ver.5. months issued fire and smoke and as the scorpions e of the earth have En.2.2. brimstone power.
18 By these three was the third 4 And it was commanded them f 1 That is, a part of men killed, by the fire, and that they should not hurt the grass destroyer. by the smoke, and by the brin of the earth, neither any green ny green q ch.8.13.
stone, which issued out of their thing, neither any tree; but only
mouths. those men which have not the 7 ch. 16.12. 19 For their power is in their sealg of God in their foreheads. Ge.2.14. mouth, and in their tails : for their
5 And to then it was given that Je.51.03. tails x were like unto serpents, and they should not kill them, but that 2 or, at. had heads, and with them they do they should be tormented five
hurt. months: and their torment was as 8 ch.8
20 And the rest of the men which the torment of a scorpion, when t Eze.38.4. were not killed by these plagues, he striketh a man.
yet y repented not of the works 6 And in those days shall men hu Ps.68.17. of their hands, that they should seek death, and shall not find it;
not worship devils, z and idols a of and shall desire to die, and death
gold, and silver, and brass, and shall flee from them.
stone, and of wood : which neither 7 And the shapes i of the locusts 19.5.20,-9. can see, nor hear. nor walk: were like unto horses prepared un- 3 15.9.15. 2i Neither repented they of their to battle ; and on their heads were Ep.4.14. murders, nor of their sorceries, as it were k crowns like gold, and y Je.5.3. nor of their fornication, nor of their their faces were as the faces of 8.6. thefts. mnen.
CHAPTER X. 8 And they had hair as the hair Co.10.20. 1 A mighty strong angel appeareta of women, and their teeth m were a Ps. 135. 15.
with a book open in his hand : 62 as the tecth of Jions.
Is.40.19,20. 9 And they had breast plates, as it
sweareth by him that liver for cry,
that there shall be no more tune. 9 were breastplates of iron; and the
John is commanded to take and eat sound of their wings was as thel