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patience, and thy works; that thou hast a name that thou nd the last to be more than the livest, and art dead. rst:

d 2 Be watchful, and strengthen 20 Notwithstanding, I have a the things which remain, that are ew things against thee, because ready to die: for I have not found hou sufferest that woman Jeze-thy works, perfect before God. jel, which calleth herself a pro- w 3 Remember therefore how thou phetess, to teach and to seduce hast received and heard, and hold ny

servants to commit fornica- fast, and repent. If therefore tion, and to eat things sacrificed thou shalt not watch, I will come unto idols.

on thee as a thief, and thou shalt 21 And I gave her space to re- not know what hour I will come pent of her fornication, and she upon thee. repented not.

64 Thou hast a few names even w 22 Behold, I will cast her into a in Sardis which have not defiled bed, and them that commit adul- their garments; and they shall tery with her into great tribula- walk with me in white: for they tion, except they repent of their are worthy. deeds.

165 He that overcometh, the same t 23 And I will kill her children shall be clothed in white raiment; with death ; and all the churches and I will not blot out his name shall know that I am he which out of the book of life, but I will searcheth the reins and hearts: confess his name before my Father, and I will give unto every one of and before his angels. you according to your works. 6 He that hath an ear, let him

24 But unto you I say, and unto hear what the Spirit saith unto the rest in Thyatira, As many as the churches. have not this doctrine, and which § 7 And to the angel of the church have not known the depths of Sa- in Philadelphia write; These things tan, as they speak ; I will put saith he that is holy, he that is upon you none other burden: true, he that hath the key of Da

25 But that which ye have al- vid, he that openeth, and no man ready, hold fast till I come. shutteth ; and shutteth, and no b 26 And he that overcometh, man openeth: and keepeth my works unto the c 8 I know thy works: behold, I end, to him will I give power over have set before thee an open door, the nations:

and no man can shut it: for thou 27 (And he shall rule them with hast a little strength, and hast kept a rod of iron; as the vessels of a my word, and hast not denied my potter shall they be broken shivers :) even as I received of 9 Behold, I will make them of

the synagogue of Satan, which 28 And I will give him the say they are Jews, and are not, morning-star.

but do lie; behold, I will make 29 He that hath an ear, let him them to come and worship before hear what the Spirit saith unto thy feet, and to know that I have the churches.

loved thee. CHAP. III.

6 10 Because thou hast kept the 8 ND unto the angel of the word of my patience, I also will These things saith he that hath tation, which shall come upon all the seven Spirits of God, and the the world, to try them that dwell seven stars; I know thy works, I upon the earth.

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d 11 Behold, I come quickly: 1set down with my Father in
hold that fast which thou hast, throne.
that no man take thy crown.

22 He that hath an ear, lett
6 12 Him that overcometh, will I hear what the Spirit saith me
make a pillar in the temple of my churches.
God, and he shall go no more out:

CHAP. IV. and I will write upon 'him the v name of my God, and the name of hold, a door was openen the city of my God, which is new heaven: and the first voice Jerusalem, which cometh down I heard, was as it were of a out of heaven from my God: and pet talking with me; which I will write upon him my new Come up hither, and I will ste

thee things which must be be 13 He that hath an ear, let him after. hear what the Spirit saith unto 2 And immediately I was in the churches.

Spirit: and behold, a throne wat g 14 And unto the angel of the set in heaven, and one sat on church of the Laodiceans write ; throne. These things saith the Amen, the 3 And he that sat was to ks faithful and true Witness, the be- upon like a jasper and a sardt ginning of the creation of God; stone: and there was a rainbow c 15 I know thy works, that thou round about the throne in sist art neither cold nor hot: I would like unto an emerald. thou wert cold or hot.

v 4 And round about the throne w 16 So then, because thou art were four and twenty seats; and lukewarm, and neither cold nor upon the seats saw four 2 hot, I will spue thee out of my twenty elders sitting, clothed mouth:

white raiment; and they had c 17 Because thou sayest, I am their heads crowns of gold. rich, and increased with goods, 5 And out of the throne proand have need of nothing ; and ceeded lightnings and thunderknowest not that thou art wretch-ings and voices. And there are ed, and miserable, and poor, and seven lamps of fire burning before blind, and naked:

the throne, which are the seren d 18 I counsel thee to buy of me Spirits of God. gold tried in the fire, that thou 6 And before the throne there mayest be rich ; and white rai- was a sea of glass like unto crystal ment, that thou mayest be clothed, And in the midst of the throne, and that the shame of thy naked- and round about the throne, sort ness do not appear; and anoint four beasts full of eyes before and thine eyes with eye-salve, that behind. thou mayest see.

7 And the first beast was like a 19 As many as I love, I rebuke lion, and the second beast like a and chasten: be zealous therefore, calf, and the third beast had a face and repent.

as a man, and the fourth beast was d 20 Behold, I stand at the door, like a flying eagle. and knock: If any man hear my t 8 And the four beasts had each voice, and open the door, I will of them six wings about him; and come in to him, and will sup with they were full of eyes within: and him, and he with me.

they rest not day and night, say. b 21 To him that overcometh will ing, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God I grant to sit with me in my throne, Almighty, which was, and is, and even as I also overcame, and am is to come.

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) And when those beasts give harps, and golden vials full of ry, and honour, and thanks to odours, which are the prayers of n that sat on the throne, who saints. 'eth for ever and ever.

t 9 And they sung a new song, 10 The four and twenty elders saying, Thou art worthy to take il down before him that sat on the book, and to open the seals e throne, and worship him that thereof: for thou wast slain, and reth for ever and ever, and cast hast redeemed us to God by thy eir crowns before the throne, blood out of every kindred, and uying,

tongue, and people, and nation ; il Thou art worthy, O Lord, to 10 And hast made us unto our ceive glory, and honour, and God kings and priests: and we ower: for thou hast created all shall reign on the earth. nings, and for thy pleasure they 11 And I beheld, and I heara .re and were created.

the voice of many angels round CHAP. V.

about the throne, and the beasts, ND I saw in the right hand of and the elders: and the number

him that sat on the throne a of them was ten thousand times book written within and on the ten thousand, and thousands of back side, sealed with seven seals. thousands ; v 2 And I saw a strong angel pro- t 12 Saying with a loud voice, claiming with a loud voice, Who Worthy is the Lamb that was is worthy to open the book, and to slain to receive power, and riches, loose the seals thereof?

and wisdom, and strength, and 3 And no man in heaven, nor in honour, and glory, and blessing. earth, neither under the earth, 13 And every creature which is was able to open the book, neither in heaven, and on the earth, and to look thereon.

under the earth, and such as are 4 And I wept much, because no in the sea, and all that are in them, man was found worthy to open, heard I saying, Blessing, and hoand to read the book, neither to nour, and glory, and power, be look thereon.

unto him that sitteth upon the i 5 And one of the elders saith (throne, and unto the Lamb, for unto me, Weep not: behold, the ever and ever. Lion of the tribe of Judah, the 14 And the four beasts said, Root of David, hath prevailed to Amen. And the four and twenty open the book, and to loose the elders fell down and worshipped seven seals thereof.

him that liveth for ever and ever. t 6 And I beheld, and lo, in the

CHAP. VI. midst of the throne, and of the ND I saw when the Lamb four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had I heard, as it were the noise of been slain, having seven horns, thunder, one of the four beasts, and seven eyes, which are the saying, Come and see. seven Spirits of God sent forth into 2 And I saw, and behold, a all the earth.

white horse: and he that sat on 7 And he came and took the him had a bow ; and a crown was book out of the right hand of him given unto him: and he went forth that sat upon the throne.

conquering, and to conquer. 8 And when he had taken the r 3 And when he had opened the book, the four beasts, and four and second seal, I heard the second twenty elders fell down before the beast say, Come and see. Lamb, having every one of them 4 And there went out another

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horse that was red: and power was hair, and the moon became a given to him that sat thereon to blood: take peace from the earth, and" 13 And the stars of heaven fell that they should kill one another: unto the earth, even as a fig-tree and there was given unto him a casteth her untimely figs, when

she is shaken of a mighty wind. 5 And when he had opened the 14 And the heaven departed » third seal, I heard the third beast a scroll when it is rolled together say, Come and see. And I be- and every mountain and islasi held, and lo, a black horse ; and were moved out of their places he that sat on him had a pair of " 15 And the kings of the eart, balances in his hand.

and the great men, and the rich 6 And I heard a voice in the men, and the chief captains, and midst of the four beasts say, A the mighty men, and every bansmeasure of wheat for a penny, man, and every free-man, bid therand three measures of barley for a selves in the dens and in the rocks penny; and see thou hurt not the of the mountains ; oil and the wine.

16 And said to the mountains 7 And when he had opened the and rocks, Fall on us, and hide fourth seal, I heard the voice of from the face of him that sitteth the fourth beast say, Come and on the throne, and from the wrath

of the Lamb: 8 And I looked, and behold, 17 For the great day of his pale horse: and his name that sat wrath is come; and who shall be on him was Death, and hell fol- able to stand. lowed with him. And power was

CHAP. VII. given unto them over the fourth

the sword, and with hunger, and four corners of the earth, holding with death, and with the beasts the four winds of the earth, that the of the earth.

wind should not blow on the earth, go 9 And when he had opened the nor on the sea, nor on any tree. fifth seal, I saw under the altar 2 And I saw another angel as the souls of them that were slain cending from the east, having the for the word of God, and for the seal of the living God: and be testimony which they held: cried with a loud voice to the four

10 And they cried with a loud angels, to whom it was given to voice, saying, How long, O Lord, hurt the earth and the sea, holy and true, dost thou not judget 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, and avenge our blood on them neither the sea, nor the trees, til that dwell on the earth ?

we have sealed the servants of our 11 And white robes were given God in their foreheads. unto every one of them; and it 4 And I heard the number of was said unto them, that they them which were sealed: and thert should rest yet

for a little season, were sealed a hundred and forty until their fellow-servants also and and four thousand of all the tribes their brethren that should be kill- of the children of Israel. ed as they were, should be ful. 5 Of the tribe of Juda were sealfilled.

ed twelve thousand. Of the tribe 12 And I beheld when he had of Reuben were sealed twelve thouopened the sixth seal, and lo, there sand Of the tribe of Gad wert was a great earthquake ; and the sealed twelve thousand. sun became black as sackcloth of 6 Of the tribe of Aser were seal

partea of the earth, to kill with A Fouafter these things I say

any heat.

d twelve thousand. Of the tribe 16 They shall hunger no more, f Nephthalim were sealed twelve neither thirst any more ; neither housand. Of the tribe of Manas- shall the sun light on them, nor ses were sealed twelve thousand.

7 Of the tribe of Simeon were 6 17 For the Lamb which is in sealed twelve thousand. Of the the midst of the throne shall feed tribe of Levi were sealed twelve them, and shall lead them unto thousand. Of the tribe of Issachar living fountains of waters: and were sealed twelve thousand. God shall wipe away all tears

8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were) from their eyes. sealed twelve thousand. Of the

CHAP. VIII. tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve ND when he had opened the thousand. Of the tribe of Ben- seventh seal, there was sijamin were sealed twelve thou- lence in heaven about the space sand.

of half an hour. go 9 After this I beheld, and lo, a 2 And I saw the seven angels great multitude, which no man which stood before God; and to could number, of all nations, and them were given seven trumpets. kindreds, and people, and tongues, t 3 And another angel came and stood before the throne, and be stood at the altar, having a golden fore the Lamb, clothed with white censer ; and there was given unto robes, and palms in their hands ; him much incense, that he should

10 And cried with a loud voice, offer it with the prayers of all saying, Salvation to our God which saints upon the golden altar which sitteth upon the throne, and unto was before the throne. the Lamb.

4 And the smoke of the incense, 11 And all the angels stood which came with the prayers of the round about the throne, and about saints, ascended up before God the elders and the four beasts, and out of the angel's hand. fell before the throne on their 5 And the angel took the censer, faces, and worshipped God, and filled it with fire of the altar, d 12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, and and cast it into the earth: and glory, and wisdom, and thanks- there were voices, and thundergiving, and honour, and power, ings, and lightnings, and an earthand might, be unto our God for quake. ever and ever. Amen.

6 And the seven angels which 13 And one of the elders an. had the seven trumpets prepared swered, saying unto me, What themselves to sound. are these which are arrayed in v 7 The first angel sounded, and white robes ? and whence came there followed hail and fire minthey?

gled with blood, and they were c 14 And I said unto him, Sir, cast upon the earth: and the thou knowest. And he said to me, third part of trees was burnt up, These are they which came out and all green grass was burnt up. of great tribulation, and have

8 And the second angel soundwashed their robes, and made ed, and as it were a great mounthem white in the blood of the tain burning with fire was cast Lamb.

into the sea : and the third part of 6 15 Therefore are they before the sea became blood; the throne of God, and serve him 9 And the third part of the day and night in his temple: and creatures which were in the sea, he that sitteth on the throne shall and had life, died; and the third dwell among them.

part of the ships were destroyed.

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