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The opening of the seals, REVELATION, V , VII. containing a prophecy. and tongue, and people, and na- A. D. 96. him was Death, and hell followed 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
och.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 Da. 7.10.
and with the beasts of the earth.
He. 12.22. voice of many angels round about
9 And when he had opened the the throne and the beasts and the q ch.4.11.
fifth seal, I sal under the altari elders; and the number p of them r Phi.2.10. the souls g of them that were slain was ten thousand times ten thou
for h the word of God, and for the sand, and thousands of thousands; iTi.6.16. testimony which they held:
12 Saying with a loud voice, Wors I Pe.4.11. 10 And they cried with a lond thy g is the Lamb that was slain to't ch, 19.4. voice, saying, How i lonz, O Lord,
holy and true, dost thou not judge wisdon, and strength, and honour, (CHAP. 6.) and avengek' our blood on them and glory, and blessing.
that dwell on the earth ? 13 And every creature r which is b 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
was said unto them, that they
i 'The word in the sea, and all that are in
should rest m yet for a little seathem, heard I saying, Blessing s
son, until n their fellow-serrants and honour, and glory, and power,
also and their brethren, that should be unto him that sitteth upon the containing be killed as they were, should be tarone, and unto the Lamb for
fulfilled. ever and ever.
12 And I beheld when he had 11 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; o and the elders fell down and worshipped
quart. 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.
blood; The opening of six of the seals in or- 2 or, to him. 13 And the stars g of heaven fe der, and what followed thereupon.
e Eze. 14.21.
unto the earth, even as a fig tree
casteth her 3 untimely figs, waca opened one of the seals; a and f ch.8.3.
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 iogether: saying, Come sce.
and every mountains and islant 2 And I saw, and behold a white b i Zec, 1.12. were moved out of their places horse: and he that sut on him had
15 And the kings of the earth, a bow; and a crown was given De.32.41-43. and the great men, and the ne unto him: and he went forth con
I ch.7.9, 14.
men, and the chief captains, and quering, c and to conquer.
the mighty men, and every bou. 3 And when he had opened the m ch.14. 13. man, and every freeman, huu tuemsecond seal, I heard the second n He. 11.40. selvest in the dens and in the beast say, Come and see.
rocks of the mountams;
och. 16.18. 4 And there went out another
16 And said u to the mountains, horse that was red : and power was pJoel 2. 10,31. and rocks,
Fall ou us, and hide us
3.15 given to him that sat thereon to
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 a
3 or, green. 17 For the v great day of his great sword.
r Ps. 102.26.
wrath is come, and who re shall 5 And when he had opened the
Is.34.+. be able to stand ? third seal, I heard the third beast's ch.16.20.
CHAPTER VII. Come and see. And I beheld, Je. 4.23,24. 2 An angel cometh lo seal the way 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 were 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.
Israrl, etc. of the four beasts say, 1 A measure
Lu.23.30. of wheat for a penny, and three v ch.16.14. four angels standing on the mieasures 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. luas the wine.
w Ps.76.7. the wind should not blow on the 7 And when he had opened the (CHAP. 7.) 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 22Ti.2.19. ing from the east, having the seal horse: and his name that sat on.
of the living God: and he cried
to of the tribe of Aser were sealed m ch.5.13,14. A SD when he had opened the
The servants of God sealed. REVELATION, VIII, The seventh seal opened. with a loud voice to the four A. D. 96. 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 heats 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
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 f ch.14.1. living fountains of waters: and thent which were sealed : and
God shall wipeu away all tears there were sealed an hundred and
from their eyes. forly and four f thousand of all the
h ch.6.11. tribes of the 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 tbousand. Of the tribe of k Zec.4.7. pets given them. 6 Four of them Teuben were sealed twelve thou
sound their trumpets, and great sand. 01 the wibe of Gad were
plagues follow. sealed twelve thousand.
seventh seal, a there was si
Jude 25. twelve thousand. Of the tribe of
lence in heaven about the space of Neptilalim 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. lo 1Co.6.11. which stood b before God; and to 7 Of the tribe of Simeon were He.9.14. them were given seven trumpets.c sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi were sealed twelve
3 And another angel came and p ch.1.5. 1J no. 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 8 of the tribe of Zabulon were
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- s Ps. 121.6. 4 And the smoke of the incense, f mun were sealed twelve thousand.
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.S. of the angel's hand. could number, of all nations, g and Is.40.11. 5 And the angel took the censer, kindreds, and people, and tongues, 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 : anil the Lamb, clothedh 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, Lu.1.19.
quake.h saying, 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 Lanıb.
themselves to sound. 11 And all the angels stood round 1 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
up. giving, and honour, and power,
8 And the second angel sounded, and might, be unto our God for h 2Sa. 22.8.
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 came 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 out
10 And the third angel sounded,
och.9.1. of great tribulation, n and have
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 p De.29.18.
and it fell upon the third part of Am.5.7. He. 12.15.
the rivers, and upon the fountains 15 Therefore are they before the
of waters: throne of God, and serve him day 9 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
part of the waters became wormdwell q among them.
wood; and many men died of the 215
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 r was Je. 1.23. scorpions, and there were stings sinitten, and the third part of the Eze 32.7,8. in their tails: and o 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 a king p over was darkened, and the day shone
them, which is the angel of the botnot for a third part of it, and the
tomless pit, whose name in the He. might likewise.
(CHAP. 9.) brew tongue is Abaddon, but in the 13 And I beheld, and heard an a ch.8.10. Greek tongue hath his name 1 Apoiangel flyings through the midst of
lyon. heaven, saying with a loud voice,
12 Oneq 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 sounder, angels, which are yet to sound!
and I heard a voice from the face
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 heaven, to whm f ch.6.6. had the trumpet, Loose the four is given the key of the bottomless
angels which are bound in the mit: 2 he openeth the pit, and there g ch.7.3.
great river Euphrates.r come forth locusts like scorpions:
15 And the four angels were 12 the first wo is past, etc.
Eze.9.4. loosed, which were prepared 2 for ND the fifth angel sounded,
an hour, and a day, and a month, and I saw a stara fall from h Job 3.21.
and a year, for to slay the thirds heaven unto the earth : and to him
part of men. was given the key of the bottom-i Joel 2.4. 16 And the number of the army t less pit.b
of the horsemen were two hundred 2 And he opened the bottomless k Na.3.17. thousand thousand : u and I heard v pit; and there arose a smoke out 1 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 Ps.57.4. the vision, and them that sat on
Joel 1.6. were darkenedc by reason of the
them, having breastplates of fire. smoke of the pit.
and of jacinth, and brimstone: ard 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
p Ep.2.2. 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 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
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
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.
Da. 11.40. yet y repented not of the works 6 And in those days shall men h u Ps.68.17. of their hands, that they shoul seek death, and shall not find it;
not worship devils, z and idols a of
v ch.7.4. 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
Is.5.28,29. can see, nor hear, nor walk: were like unto horses prepared un- x Is.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 I were as the faces of 8.6.
z Le. 17.7.
CHAPTER X. 8 And they had hair as the hair 1Co.10.20. 1 A mighty strong angel appeareta of women, and their teeth m were
with a book open in his hand : 6 as the tecth of lions.
a Ps. 135. 15.
sweareth by him that liver for envy,
Is.40.19,20. 9 And they had breast plates, as it
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 the
The angel with a book. REVELATION, XI. The two witnesses prophesy. AND sa wawiheronightcave
A. D. 96. stood, saying, Rise, and measure b
the temple of God and the altar, clothed with a cloud : and a rain-(CHAP. 10.) and thein that worship therein. bow a was upon his head, and his
2 But the court c which is without face b was as it were the sun, and
a Eze, 1.28.
the temple leave out, and meabis feet as pillars of fire :
b ch.1.15, 16.
sure it not: ford it is given unto 2 And he had in his hand a little
the Gentiles: and the holy city book open: and he set his right c ch.8.5. shall they tread under e foot forty
14.2. foot upon the sea, and his left foot
and two months. on the earth,
3 And I will give power unto 3 And cried with a loud voice, as
my stwo witnesses, o and they shall when a lion roareth: and when he e Ex.6.8. had cried, seven thunders c uttered
prophesy a thousand two hundred
and threescore days, clothed in their voices.
sackcloth.h 1 And when the seven thunders Ne.9.6. 4 These are the two i olive-trees, had uttered their voices, I was g Da.12.7. and the two candlesticks k standabout to write: and I heard a h ch.11.15. ing before the God of the earth. voice from heaven saying unto me, i Ro.11.25.
5 And if any man will hurt them. I Seald up those things which the Ep.3.6-9. fire proceedeth out of their mouth, seven thunders uttered, and write k ver.4.
and devoureth their eniemies: and them not. 5 And the angel which I saw
if any man will hurt them, he must
in this manner be killed. m
14. stand upon the sea and upon the
6 These n have power to shut heaearth e lifted up his hand to hea- (CHAI. 11.) ven, that it rain not in the days of ven,
their prophecy : and have power 6 And sware by him f that liveth Zec.2.1.
over waters o to turn them to blood, for ever and ever, who created
and to smite the earth with all heaven, and the things that there. Eze. XL- plagues, as often as they will. in are, and the earth, and the
7 And when they shall have finishthings therein are, and the sea, and c Eze.40.17. sed their testiinony, the beast p that the things which are therein,
20. ascendeth out of the bottomless that there should be time no 1 cast out. pit shall make q war against them, Tonger :
d Lu.21.24. and shall overcome them, and kill 7 But in the days of the voice of
them. the seventh h angel, when he shall
2 or, give
8 And their dead bodies shall lie begin to sound, the mystery i of
in the street r of the great city, God should be finished, as he hath
which spiritually is called Sodom s
two wil. declared to his servants the pro- nesses that and Egypt, t where also our Lord phets.
they may was crucitied, 8 And the voice k which I heard prophesy. 9 And they of the people and kinfrom heaven spake unto me again, 'f Mat.18.16. dreds and tongues and nations, and said, Go and take the little
shall see their dead bodies three book, which is open in the hand of
days and a half, and shall not sufthe angel which standeth upon the
h Is. 22.12.
fer their dead bodies to be put in sea and upon the earth.
i Je. 11, 16. 9 And I went unto the angel, and
10 And they that dwell upon the
14, said unto him, Give me the little
earth shall rejoice over them, and book. And he said unto me, Take
make merry,and shall send gifts one ü, 1 and eat it up; and it shall 1 Ps. 18.8. to another; because these two promake thy belly bitter, but it shall m Nu, 16.35. phets tormented them that dwelt be in thy mouth sweet as honey. H0.6.5. on the earth.
10 And I took the little book out n IKi. 17.1. u And after three days and a of the angel's hand, and ate it up; o Ex.7.19.
half the Spirit v of life from God and it was in my mouth sweet as p ch.17.8. entered into them and they stood honey: and as soon as I had eaten q Da.7.21. upon their feet; and great fear fell it, my belly was bitter.
Zec. 14.2.&c. upon them which saw them. 11 Aud he said unto me, Thour He. 13.12. 12 And they heard a great voice must prophesy agaju before many Is. 1.10. from heaven saying unto them, peoples, find nations, and tongues, Ex.20.2. Come up bither. And they ascendand kings.
el up to heaven in a cloud; w and
v Eze, 37.5-14. CHAPTER XI.
their enemies x beheld them. w iTh.1.17.
13 And the same hour was there a 3 The two wilnesses prophesy. 6 Mal.3.18.
great earthquake and the tenth part They have power to shut heaven, ch.16.19. thot it rain not. The beast shall names of
of the city y fell, and in the earth
quake were slain 3 of men seven fight against them, and kill them, elc.
z ch.14.7. thousand : and the remnant were
Is.26.15, 16. allriglited, and gave z glory to the ND there was given me a reed a a ch.8.13. God of heaven. A like unto a rod : and the angel
1+ The second a wo is past; and,
The woman and the dragon. REVELATION, XII, XIII. Michael and his angels. behold, the
third wo cometh A. D. 96. should feed her there g a thousand quickly.
two hundred and three score days. 15 And the seventh b angel soun- b ch.10.7. 7 And there was war in heaven: ded; and there were great voices
Michael and his angels fought in heaven, saying. The kingdoins ccch. 12.10.
against the dragon; and the dragon of this world are become the king
fought and his angels,
d Da.2.44. doms of our Lord, and of his Christ; 7.14,18,27.
8 And prevailed not; neither as and he d shall reign for ever and
their place found any more in hea.es ever
ven. 16 And the four and twently e el
9 And the great dragon was cast ders, which sat before God on their f ch.16.5.
out, that old serpent, h called the one seats, fell upon their faces, and
Devil, i and Satan,kwlich decen- tyr! worshipped God,
'world: he was 17 Saying, We give thee thanks, h ver.9. cast out into earth, and his angels O Lord God Almighty, which fart,
were cast out with him. and wast, 'and art to come be- i He.9.27.
10 And I heard a loud voice saying cause thou hast taken to thee thy k ch.22.12. in heaven, Vowl is come salvation, great power, and hast reigned.
and strength, and the kinglom of 18. And the nations wery angry, nich. 19.5. our God, and the power of his and thy wrath is come, and the
Christ: for the accuser of our bretime i of the dead, that they shouid * or, corrupt. thren is cast doit n, which accused be judged, and that thou shouldest m ch.15.5,8. them before our God day and night. sive reward k unto thy servants
11 And they overcame m him by na the prophets, and to ihe saints, n ch.8.5. the blood of the Lanib, and br the and them that fear thy nane,
word of their testimony; and they smalll and great; and shouldest o ch. 16.18,21. loved not their
unto the destroy them which 4 destroy the (CHAP. 12.) death. earth.
12 Therefore o rejoice, ye heavens, 19 And the temple m of God was
I or, sign.
and ye that dwell in them. Wop opened in heaven, and there was
to the inhabiters of the earth and seen in his temple the ark of his
of the sea! for the devil is come testament: and there were light-UP's. 81.11.
down unto you, na virg great wrath, nings, n and voices, and thunder- Mal. 1.2. because q he knoweth that he hath ings, and an earthquake,o and
but a short time. great hail.
c ver.9. 13 And when the dragon saw that CHAPTER XII.
he was cast unto the earth, he per1 A woman clothed with the sun tra
sccuted the woman which brought raileth: 4 the great red dragon e Is.7.14.
forth the man child. stundeth before her, ready to devour
14 And to the woman were given her chill: 5 she is delivered, and f Ps.2.9. two wings r of a great eagle, that fueeth into the wilderness, etc.
she might fly into the wilderness, I wonder in heaven; a wo
into her place, where she is nourch.11.3.
ished for a time, and times, and man a clothed with the sun, b and h Ge.3.1,4. half a time, from the face of the the moon under her feet, and upon
serpent. her head a crown of twelve stars : i Jno.8.44. 2 And she being with child cried. k Zec.3.1.
15 And the serpent cast out of his
mouth water as a flood, s atter the travailing in birth, and pained to be
woman, that he might cause her to delivered
I ch.11.15. be carried away of the flood. 3 And there appeared another
16 And the earth helped the woI wonder in heaven; and behold a
man, and the earth opened her great red dragon,c having seven n Lu. 14.26. mouth, and swallowed up the flood heads and ten horns, and seven
which the dragon cast out of his crowns upon his heads.
Is.49.13. 4 And his taild drew the third
17 And the dragon was wroth with part of the stars of heaven, and did p ch.8.13. the woman,t and went to make cast them to the earth and the dragon stood before the woman
war with the remnant of her seed, q ch.10.6.
which keep the commandments which was ready to be delivered, r Is.40.31. of God, and have the testimony of for to devour her child as soon as it
Jesus Christ. was born.
CHAPTER XIII. 5 And e she brought forth a man Ge.3.15. 1 A beast riseth out of the sea wh child, who f was to rule all nations
seven heads and ten horns. 11 with a rod of iron: and her child (CHAP. 13.) Another beast cometh up out of was caught up unto God, and to
the earth, which supporteth the his throne.
worship of the former beast. 6 and the woman fed into the b ch.12.3. wilderness, where she hath a
sea, and place prepared of God, that they
out of the sea, having b seven heads
sing I be