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Revelation 1 (Amplified Bible) Amplified Bible (AMP) Copyright 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman

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Revelation 1
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!T"#$ #$% the re&e'ation o( )e*u* Chri*t !"i* un&ei'ing o( the i&ine my*terie*%+ ,o ga&e it to "im to i*c'o*e an make kno-n to "i* bon *er&ant* certain thing* -hich mu*t *hort'y an *pee i'y come to pa** !a%in their entirety+ .n "e *ent an communicate it through "i* ange' /me**enger0 to "i* bon *er&ant )ohn, 1ho ha* te*ti(ie to an &ouche (or a'' that he *a- !!b%in hi* &i*ion*%, the -or o( ,o an the te*timony o( )e*u* Chri*t+ 3'e**e /happy, !c%to be en&ie 0 i* the man -ho rea * a'ou !in the a**emb'ie*% the -or o( thi* prophecy4 an b'e**e /happy, ! %to be en&ie 0 are tho*e -ho hear !it rea % an -ho keep them*e'&e* true to the thing* -hich are -ritten in it !hee ing them an 'aying them to heart%, (or the time !(or them to be (u'(i''e % i* near+ )ohn to the *e&en a**emb'ie* /churche*0 that are in .*ia5 6ay grace /,o 7* unmerite (a&or0 be grante to you an *piritua' peace /!e%the peace o( Chri*t7* king om0 (rom "im 1ho i* an 1ho -a* an 1ho i* to come, an (rom the *e&en $pirit* !!(%the *e&en(o' "o'y $pirit% be(ore "i* throne,/.0 .n (rom )e*u* Chri*t the (aith(u' an tru*t-orthy 1itne**, the Fir*tborn o( the ea !(ir*t to be brought back to 'i(e% an the 8rince /9u'er0 o( the king* o( the earth+ To "im 1ho !g%e&er 'o&e* u* an ha* !h%once !(or a''% 'oo*e an (ree u* (rom our *in* by "i* o-n b'oo ,/30 .n (orme u* into a king om /a roya' race0, prie*t* to "i* ,o an Father::to "im be the g'ory an the po-er an the ma;e*ty an the ominion throughout the age* an (ore&er an e&er+ .men /*o be it0+/C0 3eho' , "e i* coming -ith the c'ou *, an e&ery eye -i'' *ee "im, e&en tho*e -ho pierce "im4 an a'' the tribe* o( the earth *ha'' ga<e upon "im an beat their brea*t* an mourn an 'ament o&er "im+ =&en *o !mu*t it be%+ .men /*o be it0+ />0 # am the .'pha an the ?mega, the 3eginning an the =n , *ay* the Lor ,o , "e 1ho i* an 1ho -a* an 1ho i* to come, the .'mighty /the 9u'er o( a''0+/=0 #, )ohn, your brother an companion /*harer an participator0 -ith you in the tribu'ation an king om an patient en urance !-hich are% in )e*u* Chri*t, -a* on the i*'e ca''e 8atmo*, !bani*he % on account o( !my -itne**ing to% the 1or o( ,o an the te*timony /the proo(, the e&i ence0 (or )e*u* Chri*t+ # -a* in the $pirit !rapt in "i* po-er% on the Lor 7* >ay, an # hear behin me a great &oice 'ike the ca''ing o( a !i%-ar trumpet, $aying, # am the .'pha an the ?mega, the Fir*t an the La*t+ 1rite prompt'y -hat you *ee /your &i*ion0 in a book an *en it to the *e&en churche* -hich are in .*ia::to =phe*u* an to $myrna an to 8ergamum an to Thyatira an to $ar i* an to 8hi'a e'phia an to Lao icea+ Then # turne to *ee !-ho*e -a*% the &oice that -a* *peaking to me, an on turning # *a- *e&en go' en 'amp*tan *, .n in the mi *t o( the 'amp*tan * !?ne% 'ike a $on o( 6an, c'othe -ith a robe -hich reache to "i* (eet an -ith a gir 'e o( go' about "i* brea*t+ /F0 "i* hea an "i* hair -ere -hite 'ike -hite -oo', !a* -hite% a* *no-, an "i* eye* !('a*he % 'ike a ('ame o( (ire+/,0
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"i* (eet g'o-e 'ike burni*he /bright0 bron<e a* it i* re(ine in a (urnace, an "i* &oice -a* 'ike the *oun o( many -ater*+/"0 #n "i* right han "e he' *e&en *tar*, an (rom "i* mouth there came (orth a *harp t-o:e ge *-or , an "i* (ace -a* 'ike the *un *hining in (u'' po-er at mi ay+/#0 1hen # *a- "im, # (e'' at "i* (eet a* i( ea + 3ut "e 'ai "i* right han on me an *ai , >o not be a(rai A # am the Fir*t an the La*t,/)0 .n the =&er:'i&ing ?ne !# am 'i&ing in the eternity o( the eternitie*%+ # ie , but *ee, # am a'i&e (ore&ermore4 an # po**e** the key* o( eath an "a e* /the rea'm o( the ea 0+ 1rite there(ore the thing* you *ee, -hat they are !an *igni(y% an -hat i* to take p'ace herea(ter+ .* to the hi en meaning /the my*tery0 o( the *e&en *tar* -hich you *a- on 6y right han an the *e&en 'amp*tan * o( go' 5 the *e&en *tar* are the *e&en ange'* /me**enger*0 o( the *e&en a**emb'ie* /churche*0 an the *e&en 'amp*tan * are the *e&en churche*+ Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 151 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie* in the Ce- Te*tament+ b. 9e&e'ation 152 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie* in the Ce- Te*tament+ c. 9e&e'ation 152 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon o( the ,reek CeTe*tament+ Te*tament+

d. 9e&e'ation 152 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon o( the ,reek Cee. 9e&e'ation 154 ,+ .bbott:$mith, 6anua' ,reek LeDicon o( the CeTe*tament+

f. 9e&e'ation 154 9ichar o( $t+ Bictor, cite by 9ichar Trench, $ynonym* o(


the Ce- Te*tament+

g. 9e&e'ation 155 Char'e* 3+ 1i''iam*, The Ce- Te*tament5 . Tran*'ation in the


Language o( the 8eop'e5 Ee&erE an EonceE capture* the i ea o( ongoing an comp'ete action containe -ithin the ,reek pre*ent an aori*t /pa*t0 &erb ten*e* u*e here+ Language o( the 8eop'e5 Ee&erE an EonceE capture* the i ea o( ongoing an comp'ete action containe -ithin the ,reek pre*ent an aori*t /pa*t0 &erb ten*e* u*e here+

h. 9e&e'ation 155 Char'e* 3+ 1i''iam*, The Ce- Te*tament5 . Tran*'ation in the

i. 9e&e'ation 151@ 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+


Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 154 5 #*a 1152 B. 9e&e'ation 155 5 8* 89527 C. 9e&e'ation 156 5 =Do 19564 #*a 6156 D. 9e&e'ation 157 5 >an 75124 Fech 1251@ E. 9e&e'ation 158 5 #*a 956 F. 9e&e'ation 1512 5 >an 75124 1@55

G. 9e&e'ation 1514 5 >an 759 H. 9e&e'ation 1515 5 >an 1@56 I. 9e&e'ation 1516 5 =Do 24529 J. 9e&e'ation 1517 5 #*a 4456

Revelation 2 (Amplified Bible) Amplified Bible (AMP) Copyright 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foun ation

Revelation 2
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T? T"= ange' /me**enger0 o( the a**emb'y /church0 in =phe*u* -rite5 The*e are the -or * o( "im 1ho ho' * the *e&en *tar* !-hich are the me**enger* o( the *e&en churche*% in "i* right han , 1ho goe* about among the *e&en go' en 'amp*tan * !-hich are the *e&en churche*%5 # kno- your in u*try an acti&itie*, 'aboriou* toi' an troub'e, an your patient en urance, an ho- you cannot to'erate -icke !men% an ha&e te*te an critica''y apprai*e tho*e -ho ca'' !them*e'&e*% apo*t'e* /*pecia' me**enger* o( Chri*t0 an yet are not, an ha&e (oun them to be impo*tor* an 'iar*+ # kno- you are en uring patient'y an are bearing up (or 6y name7* *ake, an you ha&e not (ainte or become eDhau*te or gro-n -eary+ 3ut # ha&e thi* !one charge to make% again*t you5 that you ha&e 'e(t /aban one 0 the 'o&e that you ha at (ir*t !you ha&e e*erte 6e, your (ir*t 'o&e%+ 9emember then (rom -hat height* you ha&e (a''en+ 9epent /change the inner man to meet ,o 7* -i''0 an o the -ork* you i pre&iou*'y !-hen (ir*t you knethe Lor %, or e'*e # -i'' &i*it you an remo&e your 'amp*tan (rom it* p'ace, un'e** you change your min an repent+ Get you ha&e thi* !in your (a&or an to your cre it%5 you hate the -ork* o( the Cico'aitan* !-hat they are oing a* corrupter* o( the peop'e%, -hich # 6y*e'( a'*o ete*t+ "e -ho i* ab'e to hear, 'et him 'i*ten to an gi&e hee to -hat the $pirit *ay* to the a**emb'ie* /churche*0+ To him -ho o&ercome* /i* &ictoriou*0, # -i'' grant to eat !o( the (ruit% o( the tree o( 'i(e, -hich i* in the para i*e o( ,o +/.0 .n to the ange' /me**enger0 o( the a**emb'y /church0 in $myrna -rite5 The*e are the -or * o( the Fir*t an the La*t, 1ho ie an came to 'i(e again5/30 # kno- your a(('iction an i*tre** an pre**ing troub'e an your po&erty::but you are richA an ho- you are abu*e an re&i'e an *'an ere by tho*e -ho *ay they are )e-* an are not, but are a *ynagogue o( $atan+ Fear nothing that you are about to *u((er+ !>i*mi** your rea an your (ear*A% 3eho' , the e&i' i* in ee about to thro- *ome o( you into pri*on, that you may be te*te an pro&e an critica''y apprai*e , an (or ten ay* you -i'' ha&e a(('iction+ 3e 'oya''y (aith(u' unto eath !e&en i( you mu*t ie (or it%, an # -i'' gi&e you the cro-n o( 'i(e+/C0 "e -ho i* ab'e to hear, 'et him 'i*ten to an hee -hat the $pirit *ay* to the a**emb'ie* /churche*0+ "e -ho o&ercome* /i* &ictoriou*0 *ha'' in no -ay be in;ure by the *econ eath+
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Then to the ange' /me**enger0 o( the a**emb'y /church0 in 8ergamum -rite5 The*e are the -or * o( "im 1ho ha* an -ie' * the *harp t-o:e ge *-or 5 # kno- -here you 'i&e::a p'ace -here $atan *it* enthrone + !Get% you are c'inging to an ho' ing (a*t 6y name, an you i not eny 6y (aith, e&en in the ay* o( .ntipa*, 6y -itne**, 6y (aith(u' one, -ho -a* ki''e /martyre 0 in your mi *t::-here $atan -e''*+ Ce&erthe'e**, # ha&e a (e- thing* again*t you5 you ha&e *ome peop'e there -ho are c'inging to the teaching o( 3a'aam, -ho taught 3a'ak to *et a trap an a *tumb'ing b'ock be(ore the *on* o( #*rae', !to entice them% to eat (oo that ha been *acri(ice to i o'* an to practice 'e- ne** !gi&ing them*e'&e* up to *eDua' &ice%+/>0 Gou a'*o ha&e *ome -ho in a *imi'ar -ay are c'inging to the teaching o( the Cico'aitan* !tho*e corrupter* o( the peop'e% -hich thing # hate+ 9epent !then%A ?r e'*e # -i'' come to you Huick'y an (ight again*t them -ith the *-or o( 6y mouth+ "e -ho i* ab'e to hear, 'et him 'i*ten to an hee -hat the $pirit *ay* to the a**emb'ie* /churche*0+ To him -ho o&ercome* /conHuer*0, # -i'' gi&e to eat o( the manna that i* hi en, an # -i'' gi&e him a -hite *tone -ith a ne- name engra&e on the *tone, -hich no one kno-* or un er*tan * eDcept he -ho recei&e* it+ /=0 .n to the ange' /me**enger0 o( the a**emb'y /church0 in Thyatira -rite5 The*e are the -or * o( the $on o( ,o , 1ho ha* eye* that ('a*h 'ike a ('ame o( (ire, an 1ho*e (eet g'o- 'ike bright an burni*he an -hite:hot bron<e5 /F0 # kno- your recor an -hat you are oing, your 'o&e an (aith an *er&ice an patient en urance, an that your recent -ork* are more numerou* an greater than your (ir*t one*+ 3ut # ha&e thi* again*t you5 that you to'erate the -oman )e<ebe', -ho ca''* her*e'( a prophete** !c'aiming to be in*pire %, an -ho i* teaching an 'ea ing a*tray my *er&ant* an begui'ing them into practicing *eDua' &ice an eating (oo *acri(ice to i o'*+ !# Iing* 165214 ## Iing* 9522, 2@+% # ga&e her time to repent, but *he ha* no e*ire to repent o( her immora'ity !*ymbo'ic o( i o'atry% an re(u*e* to o *o+ Take note5 # -i'' thro- her on a be !!a%o( angui*h%, an tho*e -ho commit a u'tery -ith her !her paramour*% # -i'' bring o-n to !b%pre**ing i*tre** an *e&ere a(('iction, un'e** they turn a-ay their min * (rom con uct !*uch a*% her* an repent o( !c%their oing*+ .n # -i'' *trike her chi' ren /her proper (o''o-er*0 ea !thorough'y eDterminating them%+ .n a'' the a**emb'ie* /churche*0 *ha'' recogni<e an un er*tan that # am "e 1ho *earche* min * /the thought*, (ee'ing*, an purpo*e*0 an the !inmo*t% heart*, an # -i'' gi&e to each o( you !the re-ar (or -hat you ha&e one% a* your -ork e*er&e*+/,0 3ut to the re*t o( you in Thyatira, -ho o not ho' thi* teaching, -ho ha&e not eDp'ore an kno-n the epth* o( $atan, a* they *ay::# te'' you that # o not 'ay upon you any other !(re*h% bur en5
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?n'y ho' (a*t to -hat you ha&e unti' # come+

.n he -ho o&ercome* /i* &ictoriou*0 an -ho obey* 6y comman * to the !&ery% en ! oing the -ork* that p'ea*e 6e%, # -i'' gi&e him authority an po-er o&er the nation*4 .n he *ha'' ru'e them -ith a *ceptre /ro 0 o( iron, a* -hen earthen pot* are broken in piece*, an !hi* po-er o&er them *ha'' be% 'ike that -hich # 6y*e'( ha&e recei&e (rom 6y Father4/"0
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.n # -i'' gi&e him the 6orning $tar+

"e -ho i* ab'e to hear, 'et him 'i*ten to an hee -hat the !"o'y% $pirit *ay* to the a**emb'ie* /churche*0+ Footnotes:

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a. 9e&e'ation 2522 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+ b. 9e&e'ation 2522 Litera' tran*'ation+ c. 9e&e'ation 2522 6any ancient manu*cript* *o rea +
Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 257 5 ,en 2594 2524 B. 9e&e'ation 258 5 #*a 4456 C. 9e&e'ation 251@ 5 9e& 251@, 11 D. 9e&e'ation 2514 5 Cum 2551, 24 21516 E. 9e&e'ation 2517 5 8* 785244 #*a 6252 F. 9e&e'ation 2518 5 >an 1@56 G. 9e&e'ation 2522 5 8* 625124 )er 1751@ H. 9e&e'ation 2527 5 8* 258, 9

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Revelation 3
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.C> T? the ange' /me**enger0 o( the a**emb'y /church0 in $ar i* -rite5 The*e are the -or * o( "im 1ho ha* the *e&en $pirit* o( ,o !!a%the *e&en(o' "o'y $pirit% an the *e&en *tar*5 # kno- your recor an -hat you are oing4 you are *uppo*e to be a'i&e, but !in rea'ity% you are ea + 9ou*e your*e'&e* an keep a-ake, an *trengthen an in&igorate -hat remain* an i* on the point o( ying4 (or # ha&e not (oun a thing that you ha&e one !any -ork o( your*% meeting the reHuirement* o( 6y ,o or per(ect in "i* *ight+ $o ca'' to min the 'e**on* you recei&e an hear 4 continua''y 'ay them to heart an obey them, an repent+ #n ca*e you -i'' not rou*e your*e'&e* an keep a-ake an -atch, # -i'' come upon you 'ike a thie(, an you -i'' not kno- or *u*pect at -hat hour # -i'' come+ Get you *ti'' ha&e a (e- !per*on*7% name* in $ar i* -ho ha&e not *oi'e their c'othe*, an they *ha'' -a'k -ith 6e in -hite, becau*e they are -orthy an e*er&ing+ Thu* *ha'' he -ho conHuer* /i* &ictoriou*0 be c'a in -hite garment*, an # -i'' not era*e or b'ot out hi* name (rom the 3ook o( Li(e4 # -i'' ackno-'e ge him !a* 6ine% an # -i'' con(e** hi* name open'y be(ore 6y Father an be(ore "i* ange'*+/.0
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"e -ho i* ab'e to hear, 'et him 'i*ten to an hee -hat the !"o'y% $pirit *ay* to the a**emb'ie* /churche*0+ .n to the ange' /me**enger0 o( the a**emb'y /church0 in 8hi'a e'phia -rite5 The*e are the -or * o( the "o'y ?ne, the True ?ne, "e 1ho ha* the key o( >a&i , 1ho open* an no one *ha'' *hut, 1ho *hut* an no one *ha'' open5/30 # kno- your !recor o(% -ork* an -hat you are oing+ $eeA # ha&e *et be(ore you a oor -i e open -hich no one i* ab'e to *hut4 # kno- that you ha&e but 'itt'e po-er, an yet you ha&e kept 6y 1or an guar e 6y me**age an ha&e not renounce or enie 6y name+ Take noteA # -i'' make tho*e o( the *ynagogue o( $atan -ho *ay they are )e-* an are not, but 'ie::beho' , # -i'' make them come an bo- o-n be(ore your (eet an 'earn an ackno-'e ge that # ha&e 'o&e you+/C0 3ecau*e you ha&e guar e an kept 6y -or o( patient en urance !ha&e he' (a*t the !b%'e**on o( 6y patience -ith the !c%eDpectant en urance that # gi&e you%, # a'*o -i'' keep you !*a(e% (rom the hour o( tria' /te*ting0 -hich i* coming on the -ho'e -or' to try tho*e -ho -e'' upon the earth+ # am coming Huick'y4 ho' (a*t -hat you ha&e, *o that no one may rob you an epri&e you o( your cro-n+ "e -ho o&ercome* /i* &ictoriou*0, # -i'' make him a pi''ar in the *anctuary o( 6y ,o 4 he *ha'' ne&er be put out o( it or go out o( it, an # -i'' -rite on him the name o( 6y ,o an the name o( the city o( 6y ,o , the ne- )eru*a'em, -hich e*cen * (rom 6y ,o out o( hea&en, an 6y o-n ne- name+/>0 "e -ho can hear, 'et him 'i*ten to an hee -hat the $pirit *ay* to the a**emb'ie* /churche*0+ .n to the ange' /me**enger0 o( the a**emb'y /church0 in Lao icea -rite5 The*e are the -or * o( the .men, the tru*ty an (aith(u' an true 1itne**, the ?rigin an 3eginning an .uthor o( ,o 7* creation5/=0 # kno- your !recor o(% -ork* an -hat you are oing4 you are neither co' nor hot+ 1ou' that you -ere co' or hotA $o, becau*e you are 'uke-arm an neither co' nor hot, # -i'' *pe- you out o( 6y mouthA For you *ay, # am rich4 # ha&e pro*pere an gro-n -ea'thy, an # am in nee o( nothing4 an you o not rea'i<e an un er*tan that you are -retche , pitiab'e, poor, b'in , an nake +/F0 There(ore # coun*e' you to purcha*e (rom 6e go' re(ine an te*te by (ire, that you may be !tru'y% -ea'thy, an -hite c'othe* to c'othe you an to keep the *hame o( your nu ity (rom being *een, an *a'&e to put on your eye*, that you may *ee+ Tho*e -hom # ! ear'y an ten er'y% 'o&e, # te'' their (au't* an con&ict an con&ince an repro&e an cha*ten !# i*cip'ine an in*truct them%+ $o be enthu*ia*tic an in earne*t an burning -ith <ea' an repent !changing your min an attitu e%+/,0 3eho' , # *tan at the oor an knock4 i( anyone hear* an 'i*ten* to an hee * 6y &oice an open* the oor, # -i'' come in to him an -i'' eat -ith him, an he !-i'' eat% -ith 6e+ "e -ho o&ercome* /i* &ictoriou*0, # -i'' grant him to *it be*i e 6e on 6y throne, a* # 6y*e'( o&ercame /-a* &ictoriou*0 an *at o-n be*i e 6y Father on "i* throne+ "e -ho i* ab'e to hear, 'et him 'i*ten to an hee -hat the !"o'y% $pirit *ay* to the a**emb'ie* /churche*0+
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Footnotes:

a. 9e&e'ation 251 9ichar o( $t+ Bictor, cite by 9ichar Trench, $ynonym* o(


the Ce- Te*tament+

b. 9e&e'ation 251@ )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon o( the CeTe*tament5 The ,reek, -hich -e tran*'ate Eo( patient en urance,E paint* a picture o( Ea patient, *tea (a*t -aitingE (or *omeone or *omething+

c. 9e&e'ation 251@ )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon o( the CeTe*tament5 The ,reek, -hich -e tran*'ate Eo( patient en urance,E paint* a picture o( Ea patient, *tea (a*t -aitingE (or *omeone or *omething+ Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 255 5 8* 695284 >an 1251 B. 9e&e'ation 257 5 #*a 22522 C. 9e&e'ation 259 5 #*a 42544 495224 6@514 D. 9e&e'ation 2512 5 #*a 62524 =<ek 48525 E. 9e&e'ation 2514 5 #*a 55544 8ro& 8522 F. 9e&e'ation 2517 5 "o* 1258 G. 9e&e'ation 2519 5 8ro& 2512

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Revelation 4
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.FT=9 T"#$ # 'ooke , an beho' , a oor *tan ing open in hea&enA .n the (ir*t &oice -hich # ha hear a re**ing me 'ike !the ca''ing o(% a !a%-ar trumpet *ai , Come up here, an # -i'' *ho- you -hat mu*t take p'ace in the (uture+ .t once # came un er the !"o'y% $pirit7* po-er, an beho' , a throne *too in hea&en, -ith ?ne *eate on the throneA/.0 .n "e 1ho *at there appeare 'ike !the cry*ta''ine brightne** o(% ;a*per an !the (iery% *ar iu*, an encirc'ing the throne there -a* a ha'o that 'ooke 'ike !a rainbo- o(% emera' +/30 T-enty:(our other throne* *urroun e the throne, an *eate on the*e throne* -ere t-enty:(our e' er* /!b%the member* o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin0, arraye in -hite c'othing, -ith cro-n* o( go' upon their hea *+ ?ut (rom the throne came ('a*he* o( 'ightning an rumb'ing* an pea'* o( thun er, an in (ront o( the throne *e&en b'a<ing torche* burne , -hich are the *e&en $pirit* o( ,o !!c%the *e&en(o' "o'y $pirit%4 .n in (ront o( the throne there -a* a'*o -hat 'ooke 'ike a tran*parent g'a**y *ea, a* i( o( cry*ta'+ .n aroun the throne, in the center at each *i e o( the throne,
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-ere (our 'i&ing creature* /being*0 -ho -ere (u'' o( eye* in (ront an behin !-ith inte''igence a* to -hat i* be(ore an at the rear o( them%+/C0 The (ir*t 'i&ing creature /being0 -a* 'ike a 'ion, the *econ 'i&ing creature 'ike an oD, the thir 'i&ing creature ha the (ace o( a man, an the (ourth 'i&ing creature !-a*% 'ike a ('ying eag'e+/>0 .n the (our 'i&ing creature*, in i&i ua''y ha&ing *iD -ing*, -ere (u'' o( eye* a'' o&er an -ithin !un erneath their -ing*%4 an ay an night they ne&er *top *aying, "o'y, ho'y, ho'y i* the Lor ,o .'mighty /?mnipotent0, 1ho -a* an 1ho i* an 1ho i* to come+/=0 .n -hene&er the 'i&ing creature* o((er g'ory an honor an thank*gi&ing to "im 1ho *it* on the throne, 1ho 'i&e* (ore&er an e&er /through the eternitie* o( the eternitie*0,/F0 The t-enty:(our e' er* /! %the member* o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin0 (a'' pro*trate be(ore "im 1ho i* *itting on the throne, an they -or*hip "im 1ho 'i&e* (ore&er an e&er4 an they thro- o-n their cro-n* be(ore the throne, crying out, 1orthy are Gou, our Lor an ,o , to recei&e the g'ory an the honor an ominion, (or Gou create a'' thing*4 by Gour -i'' they -ere !brought into being% an -ere create +/,0 Footnotes:
11 1@ 9 8 7

a. 9e&e'ation 451 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+ b. 9e&e'ation 454 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 455 9ichar o( $t+ Bictor, cite by 9ichar Trench, $ynonym* o(
the Ce- Te*tament+

d. 9e&e'ation 451@ ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+


Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 452 5 =<ek 1526 B. 9e&e'ation 452 5 =<ek 1528 C. 9e&e'ation 456 5 =<ek 155, 18 D. 9e&e'ation 457 5 =<ek 151@ E. 9e&e'ation 458 5 #*a 651:2 F. 9e&e'ation 459 5 8* 4758 G. 9e&e'ation 4511 5 8* 1951

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.C> # *a- 'ying on the !a%open han o( "im 1ho -a* *eate on the throne a *cro'' /book0 -ritten -ithin an on the back, c'o*e an *ea'e -ith *e&en *ea'*4/.0

.n # *a- a *trong ange' announcing in a 'ou &oice, 1ho i* -orthy to open the *cro''J .n !-ho i* entit'e an e*er&e* an i* mora''y (it% to break it* *ea'*J .n no one in hea&en or on earth or un er the earth !in the rea'm o( the ea , "a e*% -a* ab'e to open the *cro'' or to take a !*ing'e% 'ook at it* content*+ .n # -ept au ib'y an bitter'y becau*e no one -a* (oun (it to open the *cro'' or to in*pect it+ Then one o( the e' er* !!b%o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin% *ai to me, $top -eepingA $ee, the Lion o( the tribe o( )u ah, the 9oot /$ource0 o( >a&i , ha* -on /ha* o&ercome an conHuere 0A "e can open the *cro'' an break it* *e&en *ea'*A/30 .n there bet-een the throne an the (our 'i&ing creature* /being*0 an among the e' er* !!c%o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin% # *a- a Lamb *tan ing, a* though it ha been *'ain, -ith *e&en horn* an -ith *e&en eye*, -hich are the *e&en $pirit* o( ,o !! %the *e&en(o' "o'y $pirit% 1ho ha&e been *ent !on uty (ar an -i e% into a'' the earth+/C0 "e then -ent an took the *cro'' (rom the right han o( "im 1ho *at on the throne+ .n -hen "e ha taken the *cro'', the (our 'i&ing creature* an the t-enty:(our e' er* !!e%o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin% pro*trate them*e'&e* be(ore the Lamb+ =ach -a* ho' ing a harp /'ute or guitar0, an they ha go' en bo-'* (u'' o( incen*e /(ragrant *pice* an gum* (or burning0, -hich are the prayer* o( ,o 7* peop'e /the *aint*0+ .n !no-% they *ing a ne- *ong, *aying, Gou are -orthy to take the *cro'' an to break the *ea'* that are on it, (or Gou -ere *'ain /*acri(ice 0, an -ith Gour b'oo Gou purcha*e men unto ,o (rom e&ery tribe an 'anguage an peop'e an nation+
/>0 9 8 7 6 5 4 2

.n Gou ha&e ma e them a king om /roya' race0 an prie*t* to our ,o , an they *ha'' reign !a* king*% o&er the earthA/=0 Then # 'ooke , an # hear the &oice* o( many ange'* on e&ery *i e o( the throne an o( the 'i&ing creature* an the e' er* !!(%o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin%, an they numbere ten thou*an time* ten thou*an an thou*an * o( thou*an *,/F0 $aying in a 'ou &oice, >e*er&ing i* the Lamb, 1ho -a* *acri(ice , to recei&e a'' the po-er an riche* an -i* om an might an honor an ma;e*ty /g'ory, *p'en or0 an b'e**ingA .n # hear e&ery create thing in hea&en an on earth an un er the earth !in "a e*, the p'ace o( eparte *pirit*% an on the *ea an a'' that i* in it, crying out together, To "im 1ho i* *eate on the throne an to the Lamb be a*cribe the b'e**ing an the honor an the ma;e*ty /g'ory, *p'en or0 an the po-er /might an ominion0 (ore&er an e&er /through the eternitie* o( the eternitie*0A /,0 Then the (our 'i&ing creature* /being*0 *ai , .men /*o be it0A .n the e' er* ! o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin% pro*trate them*e'&e* an -or*hipe "im 1ho 'i&e* (ore&er an e&er+
!g% 14 12 12 11

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Footnotes:

a. 9e&e'ation 551 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+ b. 9e&e'ation 555 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 556 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+ d. 9e&e'ation 556 9ichar o( $t+ Bictor, cite by 9ichar Trench, $ynonym* o(
the Ce- Te*tament+

e. 9e&e'ation 558 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+

f. 9e&e'ation 5511 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+ g. 9e&e'ation 5514 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+
Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 551 5 #*a 295114 =<ek 259, 1@4 >an 1254 B. 9e&e'ation 555 5 ,en 4959, 1@4 #*a 1151, 1@4 9e& 22516 C. 9e&e'ation 556 5 #*a 52574 Fech 258, 94 451@ D. 9e&e'ation 559 5 8* 2252 E. 9e&e'ation 551@ 5 =Do 19564 #*a 6156 F. 9e&e'ation 5511 5 >an 751@ G. 9e&e'ation 5512 5 >an 7512, 14

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T"=C # *a- a* the Lamb broke open one o( the *e&en *ea'*, an a* i( in a &oice o( thun er # hear one o( the (our 'i&ing creature* ca'' out, ComeA .n # 'ooke , an *a- there a -hite hor*e -ho*e ri er carrie a bo-+ .n a cro-n -a* gi&en him, an he ro e (orth conHuering an to conHuer+/.0 .n -hen "e broke the *econ *ea', # hear the *econ 'i&ing creature ca'' out, ComeA .n another hor*e came out, ('aming re + .n it* ri er -a* empo-ere to take the peace (rom the earth, *o that men *'aughtere one another4 an he -a* gi&en a huge *-or + 1hen "e broke open the thir *ea', # hear the thir 'i&ing creature ca'' out, Come an 'ook A .n # *a-, an beho' , a b'ack hor*e, an in hi* han the ri er ha a pair o( *ca'e* /a ba'ance0+ .n # hear -hat *eeme to be a &oice (rom the mi *t o( the (our 'i&ing creature*, *aying, . Huart o( -heat (or a enariu* !a -ho'e ay7* -age*%, an three Huart* o( bar'ey (or a enariu*4 but o not harm the oi' an the -ineA !## Iing* 6525+% 1hen the Lamb broke open the (ourth *ea', # hear the (ourth 'i&ing creature ca'' out, ComeA $o # 'ooke , an beho' , an a*hy pa'e hor*e !!a%b'ack an b'ue a* i( ma e *o by brui*ing%, an it* ri er7* name -a* >eath, an "a e* /the rea'm o( the ea 0 (o''o-e him c'o*e'y+ .n they -ere gi&en authority an po-er o&er a (ourth part o( the earth to ki'' -ith the *-or an -ith (amine an -ith p'ague /pe*ti'ence, i*ea*e0 an -ith -i' bea*t* o( the earth+/30
8 7 6 5 4 2 2

1hen the Lamb broke open the (i(th *ea', # *a- at the (oot o( the a'tar the *ou'* o( tho*e -ho*e 'i&e* ha been *acri(ice (or !a hering to% the 1or o( ,o an (or the te*timony they ha borne+ They crie in a 'ou &oice, ? !$o&ereign% Lor , ho'y an true, ho- 'ong nobe(ore Gou -i'' *it in ;u gment an a&enge our b'oo upon tho*e -ho -e'' on the earthJ/C0 Then they -ere each gi&en a !b%'ong an ('o-ing an (e*ti&e -hite robe an to' to re*t an -ait patient'y a 'itt'e -hi'e 'onger, unti' the number *hou' be comp'ete o( their (e''o- *er&ant* an their brethren -ho -ere to be ki''e a* they them*e'&e* ha been+ 1hen "e !the Lamb% broke open the *iDth *ea', # 'ooke , an there -a* a great earthHuake4 an the *un gre- b'ack a* *ackc'oth o( hair, !the (u'' i*c o(% the moon became 'ike b'oo +/>0 .n the *tar* o( the *ky roppe to the earth 'ike a (ig tree *he (ruit out o( *ea*on -hen *haken by a *trong -in +/=0
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ing it* unripe

.n the !c%*ky ro''e up 'ike a *cro'' an &ani*he , an e&ery mountain an i*'an -a* i*'o ge (rom it* p'ace+ Then the king* o( the earth an their nob'emen an their magnate* an their mi'itary chie(* an the -ea'thy an the *trong an !e&eryone, -hether% *'a&e or (ree hi them*e'&e* in the ca&e* an among the rock* o( the mountain*,/F0 .n they ca''e to the mountain* an the rock*, Fa'' on /be(ore0 u* an hi e u* (rom the (ace o( "im 1ho *it* on the throne an (rom the ! % eep:*eate in ignation an -rath o( the Lamb+/,0 For the great ay o( "i* -rath /&engeance, retribution, in ignation0 ha* come, an -ho i* ab'e to *tan be(ore itJ/"0 Footnotes:
17 16 15

a. 9e&e'ation 658 . e*cription o( the 'i&i , a*hen, i*co'ore appearance o( the


ea 4 it *ymbo'i<e* eath an pe*ti'ence+

b. 9e&e'ation 6511 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+ c. 9e&e'ation 6514 )ame* 6ou'ton an ,eorge 6i''igan, The Bocabu'ary o( the
,reek Te*tament+

d. 9e&e'ation 6516 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+


Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 652 5 8* 4554, 54 Fech 1584 651:2 B. 9e&e'ation 658 5 =<ek 55124 "o* 12514 C. 9e&e'ation 651@ 5 ,en 451@4 8* 79554 Fech 1512 D. 9e&e'ation 6512 5 )oe' 251@, 21 E. 9e&e'ation 6512 5 #*a 2454 F. 9e&e'ation 6515 5 #*a 251@ G. 9e&e'ation 6516 5 #*a 2519:214 "o* 1@58 H. 9e&e'ation 6517 5 )oe' 25114 6a' 252

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.FT=9 T"#$ # *a- (our ange'* *tatione at the (our corner* o( the earth, !a%(irm'y ho' ing back the (our -in * o( the earth *o that no -in *hou' b'o- on the earth or *ea or upon any tree+/.0 Then # *a- a *econ ange' coming up (rom the ea*t /the ri*ing o( the *un0 an carrying the *ea' o( the 'i&ing ,o + .n -ith a 'ou &oice he ca''e out to the (our ange'* -ho ha been gi&en authority an po-er to in;ure earth an *ea, $aying, "arm neither the earth nor the *ea nor the tree*, unti' -e ha&e *ea'e the bon *er&ant* o( our ,o upon their (orehea *+/30 .n !then% # hear ho- many -ere *ea'e /marke 0 out o( e&ery tribe o( the *on* o( #*rae'5 there -ere 144,@@@+ T-e'&e thou*an -ere *ea'e /marke 0 out o( the tribe o( )u ah, 12,@@@ o( the tribe o( 9euben, 12,@@@ o( the tribe o( ,a , T-e'&e thou*an o( the tribe o( .*her, 12,@@@ o( the tribe o( Caphta'i, 12,@@@ o( the tribe o( 6ana**eh, T-e'&e thou*an o( the tribe o( $imeon, 12,@@@ o( the tribe o( Le&i, 12,@@@ o( the tribe o( #**achar, T-e'&e thou*an o( the tribe o( Febu'un, 12,@@@ o( the tribe o( )o*eph, 12,@@@ o( the tribe o( 3en;amin+ .(ter thi* # 'ooke an a &a*t ho*t appeare -hich no one cou' count, !gathere out% o( e&ery nation, (rom a'' tribe* an peop'e* an 'anguage*+ The*e *too be(ore the throne an be(ore the Lamb4 they -ere attire in -hite robe*, -ith pa'm branche* in their han *+ #n 'ou &oice they crie , *aying, !?ur% *a'&ation i* ue to our ,o , 1ho i* *eate on the throne, an to the Lamb !to Them -e o-e our e'i&erance%A .n a'' the ange'* -ere *tan ing roun the throne an roun the e' er* !!b%o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin% an the (our 'i&ing creature*, an they (e'' pro*trate be(ore the throne an -or*hipe ,o + .menA /$o be itA0 they crie + 3'e**ing an g'ory an ma;e*ty an *p'en or an -i* om an thank* an honor an po-er an might !be a*cribe % to our ,o to the age* an age* /(ore&er an e&er, throughout the eternitie* o( the eternitie*0A .menA /$o be itA0 Then, a re**ing me, one o( the e' er* !!c%o( the hea&en'y $anhe rin% *ai , 1ho are the*e !peop'e% c'othe in the 'ong -hite robe*J .n (rom -here ha&e they comeJ # rep'ie , $ir, you kno-+ .n he *ai to me, The*e are they -ho ha&e come out o( the great tribu'ation /per*ecution0, an ha&e -a*he their robe* an ma e them -hite in the b'oo o( the Lamb+/C0 For thi* rea*on they are !no-% be(ore the !&ery% throne o( ,o an *er&e "im ay an night in "i* *anctuary /temp'e04 an "e 1ho i* *itting upon the throne -i'' protect an *prea "i* tabernac'e o&er an *he'ter them -ith "i* pre*ence+
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They *ha'' hunger no more, neither thir*t any more4 neither *ha'' the *un *mite them, nor any ! %*corching heat+/>0 For the Lamb 1ho i* in the mi *t o( the throne -i'' be their $hepher , an "e -i'' gui e them to the *pring* o( the -ater* o( 'i(e4 an ,o -i'' -ipe a-ay e&ery tear (rom their eye*+/=0 Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 751 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+ b. 9e&e'ation 7511 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 7512 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+ d. 9e&e'ation 7516 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+
Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 751 5 Fech 655 B. 9e&e'ation 752 5 =<ek 954 C. 9e&e'ation 7514 5 ,en 495114 >an 1251 D. 9e&e'ation 7516 5 #*a 4951@4 8* 12156 E. 9e&e'ation 7517 5 8* 22524 #*a 25584 =<ek 24522

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1"=C "= !the Lamb% broke open the *e&enth *ea', there -a* *i'ence (or about ha'( an hour in hea&en+ Then # *a- the *e&en ange'* -ho *tan be(ore ,o , an to them -ere gi&en *e&en trumpet*+ .n another ange' came an *too o&er the a'tar+ "e ha a go' en cen*er, an he -a* gi&en &ery much incen*e /(ragrant *pice* an gum* -hich eDha'e per(ume -hen burne 0, that he might ming'e it -ith the prayer* o( a'' the peop'e o( ,o /the *aint*0 upon the go' en a'tar be(ore the throne+/.0 .n the *moke o( the incen*e /the per(ume0 aro*e in the pre*ence o( ,o , -ith the prayer* o( the peop'e o( ,o /the *aint*0, (rom the han o( the ange'+ $o the ange' took the cen*er an (i''e it -ith (ire (rom the a'tar an ca*t it upon the earth+ Then there (o''o-e pea'* o( thun er an 'ou rumb'ing* an b'a*t* an noi*e*, an ('a*he* o( 'ightning an an earthHuake+/30
6 5 4 2 2

Then the *e&en ange'* -ho ha the *e&en trumpet* prepare to *oun them+

The (ir*t ange' b'e- !hi*% trumpet, an there -a* a *torm o( hai' an (ire ming'e -ith b'oo ca*t upon the earth+ .n a thir part o( the earth -a* burne up an a thir o( the tree* -a* burne up an a'' the green gra** -a* burne up+/C0 The *econ ange' b'e- !hi*% trumpet, an *omething re*emb'ing a great mountain, b'a<ing -ith (ire, -a* hur'e into the *ea+/>0 .n a thir o( the *ea -a* turne to b'oo , a thir o( the 'i&ing creature* in the *ea peri*he , an a thir o( the *hip* -ere e*troye + The thir ange' b'e- !hi*% trumpet, an a huge *tar (e'' (rom hea&en, burning 'ike a torch, an it roppe on a thir o( the ri&er* an on the *pring* o( -ater:: .n the name o( the *tar i* 1orm-oo + . thir part o( the -ater* -a* change into -orm-oo , an many peop'e ie (rom u*ing the -ater, becau*e it ha become bitter+ Then the (ourth ange' b'e- !hi*% trumpet, an a thir o( the *un -a* *mitten, an a thir o( the moon, an a thir o( the *tar*, *o that !the 'ight o(% a thir o( them -a* arkene , an a thir o( the ay'ight !it*e'(% -a* -ith ra-n, an 'ike-i*e a thir !o( the 'ight% o( the night -a* kept (rom *hining+ Then # !'ooke an #% *a- a *o'itary eag'e ('ying in mi hea&en, an a* it ('e- # hear it crying -ith a 'ou &oice, 1oe, -oe, -oe to tho*e -ho -e'' on the earth, becau*e o( the re*t o( the trumpet b'a*t* -hich the three ange'* are about to *oun A Cross references:
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A. 9e&e'ation 852 5 8* 14152 B. 9e&e'ation 855 5 Le& 165124 =<ek 1@52 C. 9e&e'ation 857 5 =Do 9522:25 D. 9e&e'ation 858 5 )er 51525

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T"=C T"= (i(th ange' b'e- !hi*% trumpet, an # *a- a *tar that ha (a''en (rom the *ky to the earth4 an to the ange' -a* gi&en the key !a%o( the *ha(t o( the .by** /the bottom'e** pit0+ "e opene the !b%'ong *ha(t o( the .by** /the bottom'e** pit0, an *moke 'ike the *moke o( a huge (urnace pu((e out o( the !c%'ong *ha(t, *o that the *un an the atmo*phere -ere arkene by the *moke (rom the 'ong *ha(t+/.0 Then out o( the *moke 'ocu*t* came (orth on the earth, an *uch po-er -a* grante them a* the po-er the earth7* *corpion* ha&e+/30 They -ere to' not to in;ure the herbage o( the earth nor any green thing nor any tree, but on'y !to attack% *uch human being* a* o not ha&e the *ea' /mark0 o( ,o on their (orehea *+/C0
4 2 2

They -ere not permitte to ki'' them, but to torment / i*tre**, &eD0 them (or (i&e month*4 an the pain cau*e them -a* 'ike the torture o( a *corpion -hen it *ting* a per*on+ .n in tho*e ay* peop'e -i'' *eek eath an -i'' not (in it4 an they -i'' yearn to ie, but eath e&a e* an ('ee* (rom them+/>0 The 'ocu*t* re*emb'e hor*e* eHuippe (or batt'e+ ?n their hea * -a* *omething 'ike go' en cro-n*+ Their (ace* re*emb'e the (ace* o( peop'e+ /=0
8 9 7 6

They ha hair 'ike the hair o( -omen, an their teeth -ere 'ike 'ion*7 teeth+/F0

Their brea*tp'ate* /*ca'e*0 re*emb'e brea*tp'ate* ma e o( iron, an the !-hirring% noi*e ma e by their -ing* -a* 'ike the roar o( a &a*t number o( hor*e: ra-n chariot* going at (u'' *pee into batt'e+/,0 They ha&e tai'* 'ike *corpion*, an they ha&e *ting*, an in their tai'* 'ie* their abi'ity to hurt men (or !the% (i&e month*+ ?&er them a* king they ha&e the ange' o( the .by** /o( the bottom'e** pit0+ #n "ebre- hi* name i* .ba on ! e*truction%, but in ,reek he i* ca''e .po''yon ! e*troyer%+
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The (ir*t -oe /ca'amity0 ha* pa**e 4 beho' , t-o other* are yet to (o''o-+

Then the *iDth ange' b'e- !hi*% trumpet, an (rom the (our horn* o( the go' en a'tar -hich *tan * be(ore ,o # hear a *o'itary &oice, $aying to the *iDth ange' -ho ha the trumpet, Liberate the (our ange'* -ho are boun at the great ri&er =uphrate*+ $o the (our ange'* -ho ha been in rea ine** (or that hour in the appointe ay, month, an year -ere 'iberate to e*troy a thir o( mankin + The number o( their troop* o( ca&a'ry -a* t-ice ten thou*an time* ten thou*an /2@@,@@@,@@@04 # hear -hat their number -a*+ .n in !my% &i*ion the hor*e* an their ri er* appeare to me 'ike thi*5 the ri er* -ore brea*tp'ate* the co'or o( (iery re an *apphire b'ue an *u'phur /brim*tone0 ye''o-+ The hea * o( the hor*e* 'ooke 'ike 'ion*7 hea *, an (rom their mouth* there poure (ire an *moke an *u'phur /brim*tone0+ . thir o( mankin -a* ki''e by the*e three p'ague*::by the (ire an the *moke an the *u'phur /brim*tone0 that poure (rom the mouth* o( the hor*e*+ For the po-er o( the hor*e* to o harm i* in their mouth* an a'*o in their tai'*+ Their tai'* are 'ike *erpent*, (or they ha&e hea *, an it i* by mean* o( them that they -oun peop'e+ .n the re*t o( humanity -ho -ere not ki''e by the*e p'ague* e&en then i not repent o( !the -or*hip o(% the -ork* o( their !o-n% han *, *o a* to cea*e paying homage to the emon* an i o'* o( go' an *i'&er an bron<e an *tone an -oo , -hich can neither *ee nor hear nor mo&e+/"0 .n they i not repent o( their mur er* or their practice o( magic /*orcerie*0 or their *eDua' &ice or their the(t*+ Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 951 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+ b. 9e&e'ation 952 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+ c. 9e&e'ation 952 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+
Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 952 5 ,en 195284 =Do 195184 )oe' 251@ B. 9e&e'ation 952 5 =Do 1@5 12:15 C. 9e&e'ation 954 5 =<ek 954 D. 9e&e'ation 956 5 )ob 2521 E. 9e&e'ation 957 5 )oe' 254 F. 9e&e'ation 958 5 )oe' 156 G. 9e&e'ation 959 5 )oe' 255 H. 9e&e'ation 952@ 5 8* 11554:74 125515:174 #*a 1758

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T"=C # *a- another mighty ange' coming o-n (rom hea&en, robe in a c'ou , -ith a !ha'o 'ike a% rainbo- o&er hi* hea 4 hi* (ace -a* 'ike the *un, an hi* (eet /'eg*0 -ere 'ike co'umn* o( (ire+ "e ha a 'itt'e book /*cro''0 open in hi* han + "e *et hi* right (oot on the *ea an hi* 'e(t (oot on the 'an , .n he *houte -ith a 'ou &oice 'ike the roaring o( a 'ion4 an -hen he ha *houte , the *e&en thun er* ga&e &oice an uttere their me**age in i*tinct -or *+ .n -hen the *e&en thun er* ha *poken /*oun e 0, # -a* going to -rite !it o-n%, but # hear a &oice (rom hea&en *aying, $ea' up -hat the *e&en thun er* ha&e *ai A >o not -rite it o-nA Then the !mighty% ange' -hom # ha *een *tatione on *ea an 'an rai*e hi* right han to hea&en /the !a%*ky0,/.0 .n *-ore in the name o( /by0 "im 1ho 'i&e* (ore&er an e&er, 1ho create the hea&en* /!b%*ky0 an a'' they contain, an the earth an a'' that it contain*, an the *ea an a'' that it contain*+ !"e *-ore% that no more time *hou' inter&ene an there *hou' be no more -aiting or e'ay, 3ut that -hen the ay* come -hen the trumpet ca'' o( the *e&enth ange' i* about to be *oun e , then ,o 7* my*tery /"i* *ecret e*ign, "i* hi en purpo*e0, a* "e ha announce the g'a ti ing* to "i* *er&ant* the prophet*, *hou' be (u'(i''e /accomp'i*he , comp'ete 0+/30 Then the &oice that # hear (rom hea&en *poke again to me, *aying, ,o an take the 'itt'e book /*cro''0 -hich i* open on the han o( the ange' -ho i* *tan ing on the *ea an on the 'an + $o # -ent up to the ange' an a*ke him to gi&e me the 'itt'e book+ .n he *ai to me, Take it an eat it+ #t -i'' embitter your *tomach, though in your mouth it -i'' be a* *-eet a* honey+/C0
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$o # took the 'itt'e book (rom the ange'7* han an ate an *-a''o-e it4 it -a* a* *-eet a* honey in my mouth, but once # ha *-a''o-e it, my *tomach -a* embittere + Then they *ai to me, Gou are to make a (re*h prophecy concerning many peop'e* an race* an nation* an 'anguage* an king*+/>0 Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 1@55 ,+ .bbott:$mith, 6anua' ,reek LeDicon+ b. 9e&e'ation 1@56 ,+ .bbott:$mith, 6anua' ,reek LeDicon+
Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 1@55 5 >eut 2254@4 >an 1256, 7 B. 9e&e'ation 1@57 5 >an 1256, 7 C. 9e&e'ation 1@59 5 =<ek 258, 94 251:2 D. 9e&e'ation 1@511 5 )er 151@

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. 9==> !a* a mea*uring ro % -a* then gi&en to me, !*hape % 'ike a *ta((, an # -a* to' 5 9i*e up an mea*ure the *anctuary o( ,o an the a'tar !o( incen*e%, an !number% tho*e -ho -or*hip there+/.0 3ut 'ea&e out o( your mea*uring the court out*i e the *anctuary o( ,o 4 omit that, (or it i* gi&en o&er to the ,enti'e* /the nation*0, an they -i'' tramp'e the ho'y city un er(oot (or 42 month* /three an one:ha'( year*0+/30 .n # -i'' grant the po-er o( prophecy to 6y t-o -itne**e* (or 1,26@ /42 month*4 three an one:ha'( year*0, re**e in *ackc'oth+ The*e !-itne**e*% are the t-o o'i&e tree* an the t-o 'amp*tan * -hich *tan be(ore the Lor o( the earth+/C0 .n i( anyone attempt* to in;ure them, (ire pour* (rom their mouth an con*ume* their enemie*4 i( anyone *hou' attempt to harm them, thu* he i* oome to be *'ain+ !## Iing* 151@4 )er+ 5514+% The*e !t-o -itne**e*% ha&e po-er to *hut up the *ky, *o that no rain may (a'' uring the ay* o( their prophe*ying /their !a%pre iction o( e&ent* re'ating to Chri*t7* king om an it* *pee y triumph04 an they a'*o ha&e po-er to turn the -ater* into b'oo an to *mite an *courge the earth -ith a'' manner o( p'ague* a* o(ten a* they choo*e+/>0 3ut -hen they ha&e (ini*he their te*timony an their e&i ence i* a'' in, the bea*t /mon*ter0 that come* up out o( the .by** /bottom'e** pit0 -i'' -age -ar on them, an conHuer them an ki'' them+/=0
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.n their ea bo ie* !-i'' 'ie eDpo*e % in the open *treet /!b%a pub'ic *Huare0 o( the great city -hich i* in a *piritua' *en*e ca''e !by the my*tica' an a''egorica' name* o(% $o om an =gypt, -here a'*o their Lor -a* cruci(ie +/F0 For three an a ha'( ay* men (rom the race* an tribe* an 'anguage* an nation* -i'' ga<e at their ea bo ie* an -i'' not a''o- them to be put in a tomb+ .n tho*e -ho -e'' on the earth -i'' g'oat an eDu't o&er them an re;oice eDcee ing'y, taking their ea*e an *en ing pre*ent* !in congratu'ation% to one another, becau*e the*e t-o prophet* ha been *uch a &eDation an troub'e an torment to a'' the -e''er* on the earth+ 3ut a(ter three an a ha'( ay*, by ,o 7* gi(t the breath o( 'i(e again entere into them, an they ro*e up on their (eet, an great rea an terror (e'' on tho*e -ho -atche them+/,0 Then !the t-o -itne**e*% hear a *trong &oice (rom hea&en ca''ing to them, Come up hereA .n be(ore the &ery eye* o( their enemie* they a*cen e into hea&en in a c'ou + !## Iing* 2511+% .n at that !&ery% hour there -a* a tremen ou* earthHuake an one tenth o( the city -a* e*troye /(e''04 *e&en thou*an peop'e peri*he in the earthHuake, an tho*e -ho remaine -ere (i''e -ith rea an terror an -ere a-e:*truck, an they g'ori(ie the ,o o( hea&en+
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The *econ -oe /ca'amity0 ha* pa**e 4 no- the thir -oe i* *pee i'y to come+

The *e&enth ange' then b'e- !hi*% trumpet, an there -ere mighty &oice* in hea&en, *houting, The ominion /king om, *o&ereignty, ru'e0 o( the -or' ha* nocome into the po**e**ion an become the king om o( our Lor an o( "i* Chri*t /the 6e**iah0, an "e *ha'' reign (ore&er an e&er /(or the eternitie* o( the eternitie*0A/"0 Then the t-enty:(our e' er* !o( !c%the hea&en'y $anhe rin%, -ho *it on their throne* be(ore ,o , pro*trate them*e'&e* be(ore "im an -or*hipe , =Dc'aiming, To Gou -e gi&e thank*, Lor ,o ?mnipotent, !the ?ne% 1ho i* an !e&er% -a*, (or a**uming the high *o&ereignty an the great po-er that are Gour* an (or beginning to reign+ .n the heathen /the nation*0 rage , but Gour -rath /retribution, in ignation0 came, the time -hen the ea -i'' be ;u ge an Gour *er&ant* the prophet* an *aint* re-ar e ::an tho*e -ho re&ere /(ear0 Gour name, both 'o- an high an *ma'' an great::an !the time% (or e*troying the corrupter* o( the earth+/#0 Then the *anctuary o( ,o in hea&en -a* thro-n open, an the ark o( "i* co&enant -a* *een *tan ing in*i e in "i* *anctuary4 an there -ere ('a*he* o( 'ightning, 'ou rumb'ing* /b'a*t*, muttering*0, pea'* o( thun er, an earthHuake, an a terri(ic hai'*torm+ !# Iing* 851:6+% Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 1156 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ b. 9e&e'ation 1158 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 11516 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+
Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 1151 5 =<ek 4@52 B. 9e&e'ation 1152 5 #*a 625184 Fech 1252 C. 9e&e'ation 1154 5 Fech 452, 11:14

D. 9e&e'ation 1156 5 =Do 7517, 194 # Iing* 1751 E. 9e&e'ation 1157 5 >an 752, 7, 21 F. 9e&e'ation 1158 5 #*a 159 G. 9e&e'ation 11511 5 =<ek 2755, 1@ H. 9e&e'ation 11515 5 8* 225284 >an 7512, 14, 27 I. 9e&e'ation 11518 5 8* 251

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.C> . great *ign /-on er0::!-arning o( (uture e&ent* o( ominou* *igni(icance% appeare in hea&en5 a -oman c'othe -ith the *un, -ith the moon un er her (eet, an -ith a cro-n'ike gar'an /tiara0 o( t-e'&e *tar* on her hea + $he -a* pregnant an *he crie out in her birth pang*, in the angui*h o( her e'i&ery+ Then another ominou* *ign /-on er0 -a* *een in hea&en5 3eho' , a huge, (iery: re ragon, -ith *e&en hea * an ten horn*, an *e&en king'y cro-n* / ia em*0 upon hi* hea *+/.0 "i* tai' *-ept !acro** the *ky% an ragge o-n a thir o( the *tar* an ('ung them to the earth+ .n the ragon *tatione him*e'( in (ront o( the -oman -ho -a* about to be e'i&ere , *o that he might e&our her chi' a* *oon a* *he brought it (orth+/30 .n *he brought (orth a ma'e Chi' , ?ne 1ho i* e*tine to *hepher /ru'e0 a'' the nation* -ith an iron *ta(( /*cepter0, an her Chi' -a* caught up to ,o an to "i* throne+/C0 .n the -oman !her*e'(% ('e into the e*ert /-i' erne**0, -here *he ha* a retreat prepare !(or her% by ,o , in -hich *he i* to be (e an kept *a(e (or 1,26@ ay* /42 month*4 three an one:ha'( year*0+ Then -ar broke out in hea&en4 6ichae' an hi* ange'* -ent (orth to batt'e -ith the ragon, an the ragon an hi* ange'* (ought+ 3ut they -ere e(eate , an there -a* no room (oun (or them in hea&en any 'onger+ .n the huge ragon -a* ca*t o-n an out::that age:o' *erpent, -ho i* ca''e the >e&i' an $atan, he -ho i* the *e ucer / ecei&er0 o( a'' humanity the -or' o&er4 he -a* (orce out an o-n to the earth, an hi* ange'* -ere ('ung out a'ong -ith him+/>0 Then # hear a *trong /'ou 0 &oice in hea&en, *aying, Co- it ha* come::the *a'&ation an the po-er an the king om /the ominion, the reign0 o( our ,o , an the po-er /the *o&ereignty, the authority0 o( "i* Chri*t /the 6e**iah04 (or the accu*er o( our brethren, he -ho keep* bringing be(ore our ,o charge* again*t them ay an night, ha* been ca*t outA/=0
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.n they ha&e o&ercome /conHuere 0 him by mean* o( the b'oo o( the Lamb an by the utterance o( their te*timony, (or they i not 'o&e an c'ing to 'i(e e&en -hen (ace -ith eath !ho' ing their 'i&e* cheap ti'' they ha to ie (or their -itne**ing%+ There(ore be g'a /eDu't0, ? hea&en* an you that -e'' in themA 3ut -oe to you, ? earth an *ea, (or the e&i' ha* come o-n to you in (ierce anger /(ury0, becau*e he kno-* that he ha* !on'y% a *hort time !'e(t%A/F0 .n -hen the ragon *a- that he -a* ca*t o-n to the earth, he -ent in pur*uit o( the -oman -ho ha gi&en birth to the ma'e Chi' + 3ut the -oman -a* *upp'ie -ith the t-o -ing* o( a giant eag'e, *o that *he might ('y (rom the pre*ence o( the *erpent into the e*ert /-i' erne**0, to the retreat -here *he i* to be kept *a(e an (e (or a time, an time*, an ha'( a time /three an one:ha'( year*, or 1,26@ ay*0+/,0 Then out o( hi* mouth the *erpent *poute (orth -ater 'ike a ('oo a(ter the -oman, that *he might be carrie o(( -ith the torrent+ 3ut the earth came to the re*cue o( the -oman, an the groun opene it* mouth an *-a''o-e up the *tream o( -ater -hich the ragon ha *poute (rom hi* mouth+ $o then the ragon -a* (uriou* /enrage 0 at the -oman, an he -ent a-ay to -age -ar on the remain er o( her e*cen ant*::!on tho*e% -ho obey ,o 7* comman ment* an -ho ha&e the te*timony o( )e*u* Chri*t !an a here to it an !a% bear -itne** to "im%+ Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 12517 Char'e* 3+ 1i''iam*, The Ce- Te*tament5 . Tran*'ation in


the Language o( the 8eop'e+ Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 1252 5 >an 757 B. 9e&e'ation 1254 5 >an 851@ C. 9e&e'ation 1255 5 8* 258, 94 11@51, 2 D. 9e&e'ation 1259 5 ,en 251, 14, 154 Fech 251 E. 9e&e'ation 1251@ 5 )ob 159:11 F. 9e&e'ation 12512 5 #*a 445224 49512 G. 9e&e'ation 12514 5 >an 75254 1257

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!.$% !a%# *too on the *an y beach, # *a- a bea*t coming up out o( the *ea -ith ten horn* an *e&en hea *+ ?n hi* horn* he ha ten roya' cro-n* / ia em*0 an b'a*phemou* tit'e* /name*0 on hi* hea *+

.n the bea*t that # *a- re*emb'e a 'eopar , but hi* (eet -ere 'ike tho*e o( a bear an hi* mouth -a* 'ike that o( a 'ion+ .n to him the ragon ga&e hi* !o-n% might an po-er an hi* !o-n% throne an great ominion+ .n one o( hi* hea * *eeme to ha&e a ea 'y -oun + 3ut hi* eath *troke -a* hea'e 4 an the -ho'e earth -ent a(ter the bea*t in ama<ement an a miration+ They (e'' o-n an pai homage to the ragon, becau*e he ha be*to-e on the bea*t a'' hi* ominion an authority4 they a'*o prai*e an -or*hipe the bea*t, eDc'aiming, 1ho i* a match (or the bea*t, an , 1ho can make -ar again*t himJ .n the bea*t -a* gi&en the po-er o( *peech, uttering boa*t(u' an b'a*phemou* -or *, an he -a* gi&en (ree om to eDert hi* authority an to eDerci*e hi* -i'' uring (orty:t-o month* /three an a ha'( year*0+/.0 .n he opene hi* mouth to *peak *'an er* again*t ,o , b'a*pheming "i* name an "i* abo e, !e&en &i'i(ying% tho*e -ho 'i&e in hea&en+ "e -a* (urther permitte to -age -ar on ,o 7* ho'y peop'e /the *aint*0 an to o&ercome them+ .n po-er -a* gi&en him to eDten hi* authority o&er e&ery tribe an peop'e an tongue an nation,/30 .n a'' the inhabitant* o( the earth -i'' (a'' o-n in a oration an pay him homage, e&eryone -ho*e name ha* not been recor e in the 3ook o( Li(e o( the Lamb that -a* *'ain !in *acri(ice% !b%(rom the (oun ation o( the -or' +
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#( anyone i* ab'e to hear, 'et him 'i*ten5

1hoe&er 'ea * into capti&ity -i'' him*e'( go into capti&ity4 i( anyone *'ay* -ith the *-or , -ith the *-or mu*t he be *'ain+ "erein i* !the ca'' (or% the patience an the (aith an (i e'ity o( the *aint* /,o 7* peop'e0+/C0 Then # *a- another bea*t ri*ing up out o( the 'an !it*e'(%4 he ha t-o horn* 'ike a 'amb, an he *poke /roare 0 'ike a ragon+ "e eDert* a'' the po-er an right o( contro' o( the (ormer bea*t in hi* pre*ence, an cau*e* the earth an tho*e -ho -e'' upon it to eDa't an ei(y the (ir*t bea*t, -ho*e ea 'y -oun -a* hea'e , an to -or*hip him+ "e per(orm* great *ign* /*tart'ing mirac'e*0, e&en making (ire (a'' (rom the *ky to the earth in men7* *ight+ .n becau*e o( the *ign* /mirac'e*0 -hich he i* a''o-e to per(orm in the pre*ence o( the !(ir*t% bea*t, he ecei&e* tho*e -ho inhabit the earth, comman ing them to erect a *tatue /an image0 in the 'ikene** o( the bea*t -ho -a* -oun e by the !*ma''% *-or an *ti'' 'i&e +/>0 .n he i* permitte !a'*o% to impart the breath o( 'i(e into the bea*t7* image, *o that the *tatue o( the bea*t cou' actua''y ta'k an cau*e to be put to eath tho*e -ho -ou' not bo- o-n an -or*hip the image o( the bea*t+/=0 .'*o he compe'* a'' !a'ike%, both *ma'' an great, both the rich an the poor, both (ree an *'a&e, to be marke -ith an in*cription !!c%*tampe % on their right han * or on their (orehea *, $o that no one -i'' ha&e po-er to buy or *e'' un'e** he bear* the *tamp /mark, in*cription0, !that i*% the name o( the bea*t or the number o( hi* name+ "ere i* !room (or% i*cernment !a ca'' (or the -i* om ! %o( interpretation%+ Let anyone -ho ha* inte''igence /penetration an in*ight enough0 ca'cu'ate the number o( the bea*t, (or it i* a human number !the number o( a certain man%4 hi* number i* 666+ Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 1251 6any ancient manu*cript* rea Ehe+E b. 9e&e'ation 1258 .'ternate tran*'ation5 Erecor e (rom the (oun ation o( the
-or' in the 3ook o( Li(e o( the Lamb that -a* *'ain !in *acri(ice%+E

c. 9e&e'ation 12516 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ d. 9e&e'ation 12518 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+
Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 1255 5 >an 758 B. 9e&e'ation 1257 5 >an 7521, 25 C. 9e&e'ation 1251@ 5 )er 1552 D. 9e&e'ation 12514 5 >eut 1251:5 E. 9e&e'ation 12515 5 >an 255

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T"=C # 'ooke , an beho' , the Lamb *too on 6ount Fion, an -ith "im 144,@@@ !men% -ho ha "i* name an "i* Father7* name in*cribe on their (orehea *+ .n # hear a &oice (rom hea&en 'ike the *oun o( great -ater* an 'ike the rumb'ing o( mighty thun er4 the &oice # hear !*eeme 'ike the mu*ic% o( harpi*t* !a% accompanying them*e'&e* on their harp*+ .n they *ang a ne- *ong be(ore the throne !o( ,o % an be(ore the (our 'i&ing creature* an be(ore the e' er* !o( !b%the hea&en'y $anhe rin%+ Co one cou' 'earn !to *ing% that *ong eDcept the 144,@@@ -ho ha been ran*ome /purcha*e , re eeme 0 (rom the earth+ The*e are they -ho ha&e not e(i'e them*e'&e* by re'ation* -ith -omen, (or they are !!c%pure a*% &irgin*+ The*e are they -ho (o''o- the Lamb -here&er "e goe*+ The*e are they -ho ha&e been ran*ome /purcha*e , re eeme 0 (rom among men a* the (ir*t(ruit* (or ,o an the Lamb+ Co 'ie -a* (oun to be upon their 'ip*, (or they are b'ame'e** /*pot'e**, untainte , -ithout b'emi*h0 be(ore the throne o( ,o + Then # *a- another ange' ('ying in mi air, -ith an eterna' ,o*pe' /goo ne-*0 to te'' to the inhabitant* o( the earth, to e&ery race an tribe an 'anguage an peop'e+ .n he crie -ith a mighty &oice, 9e&ere ,o an gi&e "im g'ory /honor an prai*e in -or*hip0, (or the hour o( "i* ;u gment ha* arri&e + Fa'' o-n be(ore "im4 pay "im homage an a oration an -or*hip "im 1ho create hea&en an earth, the *ea an the *pring* /(ountain*0 o( -ater+ Then another ange', a *econ , (o''o-e , ec'aring, Fa''en, (a''en i* 3aby'on the greatA $he -ho ma e a'' nation* rink o( the !ma ening% -ine o( her pa**ionate uncha*tity !! % i o'atry%+/.0
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Then another ange', a thir , (o''o-e them, *aying -ith a mighty &oice, 1hoe&er pay* homage to the bea*t an hi* *tatue an permit* the !bea*t7*% *tamp /mark, in*cription0 to be put on hi* (orehea or on hi* han , "e too *ha'' !ha&e to% rink o( the -ine o( ,o 7* in ignation an -rath, poure un i'ute into the cup o( "i* anger4 an he *ha'' be tormente -ith (ire an brim*tone in the pre*ence o( the ho'y ange'* an in the pre*ence o( the Lamb+ /30 .n the *moke o( their torment a*cen * (ore&er an e&er4 an they ha&e no re*pite /no pau*e, no intermi**ion, no re*t, no peace0 ay or night::the*e -ho pay homage to the bea*t an to hi* image an -hoe&er recei&e* the *tamp o( hi* name upon him+/C0 "ere !come* in a ca'' (or% the *tea (a*tne** o( the *aint* !the patience, the en urance o( the peop'e o( ,o %, tho*e -ho !habitua''y% keep ,o 7* comman ment* an !their% (aith in )e*u*+ Then # hear (urther !!e% percei&ing the i*tinct -or * o(% a &oice (rom hea&en, *aying, 1rite thi*5 3'e**e /happy, !(%to be en&ie 0 are the ea (rom no- on -ho ie in the Lor A Ge*, b'e**e /happy, !g%to be en&ie in ee 0, *ay* the $pirit, !in% that they may re*t (rom their 'abor*, (or their -ork* / ee *0 o (o''o- /atten , accompany0 themA .gain # 'ooke , an beho' , !# *a-% a -hite c'ou , an *itting on the c'ou ?ne re*emb'ing a $on o( 6an, -ith a cro-n o( go' on "i* hea an a *harp *cythe /*ick'e0 in "i* han +/>0
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.n another ange' came out o( the temp'e *anctuary, ca''ing -ith a mighty &oice to "im 1ho -a* *itting upon the c'ou , 8ut in Gour *cythe an reap, (or the hour ha* arri&e to gather the har&e*t, (or the earth7* crop i* (u''y ripene +/=0 $o "e 1ho -a* *itting upon the c'ou *-ung "i* *cythe /*ick'e0 on the earth, an the earth7* crop -a* har&e*te + Then another ange' came out o( the temp'e !*anctuary% in hea&en, an he a'*o carrie a *harp *cythe /*ick'e0+ .n another ange' came (orth (rom the a'tar, !the ange'% -ho ha* authority an po-er o&er (ire, an he ca''e -ith a 'ou cry to him -ho ha the *harp *cythe /*ick'e0, 8ut (orth your *cythe an reap the (ruitage o( the &ine o( the earth, (or it* grape* are entire'y ripe+ $o the ange' *-ung hi* *cythe on the earth an *trippe the grape* an gathere the &intage (rom the &ine* o( the earth an ca*t it into the huge -inepre** o( ,o 7* in ignation an -rath+ .n !the grape* in% the -inepre** -ere tro en out*i e the city, an b'oo poure (rom the -inepre**, !reaching% a* high a* hor*e*7 bri 'e*, (or a i*tance o( 1,6@@ *ta ia /about 2@@ mi'e*0+/F0 Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 1452 6ar&in Bincent, 1or $tu ie*+ b. 9e&e'ation 1452 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 1454 Char'e* 3+ 1i''iam*, The Ce- Te*tament5 . Tran*'ation+ d. 9e&e'ation 1458 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ e. 9e&e'ation 14512 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ f. 9e&e'ation 14512 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+ g. 9e&e'ation 14512 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+

h. 9e&e'ation 14514 There i* no con*en*u* o( opinion concerning the (igure

re*emb'ing a E*on o( man+E Thu* the capita'* are tentati&e'y pre*ente a* a po**ib'e interpretation+ 6any commentator* Hue*tion -hether thi* re(er* to Chri*t+

Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 1458 5 #*a 2159 B. 9e&e'ation 1451@ 5 ,en 19524 C. 9e&e'ation 14511 5 #*a 2451@ D. 9e&e'ation 14514 5 >an 7512 E. 9e&e'ation 14515 5 )oe' 2512 F. 9e&e'ation 1452@ 5 )oe' 2512

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T"=C # *a- another -on er /*ign, token, *ymbo'0 in hea&en, great an mar&e'ou* !-arning o( e&ent* o( ominou* *igni(icance%5 There -ere *e&en ange'* bringing *e&en p'ague* /a(('iction*, ca'amitie*0, -hich are the 'a*t, (or -ith them ,o 7* -rath /in ignation0 i* comp'ete'y eDpre**e !reache* it* c'imaD an i* en e %+/.0 Then # *a- -hat *eeme to be a g'a**y *ea b'en e -ith (ire, an tho*e -ho ha come o(( &ictoriou* (rom the bea*t an (rom hi* *tatue an (rom the number corre*pon ing to hi* name -ere *tan ing be*i e the g'a**y *ea, -ith harp* o( ,o in their han *+ .n they *ang the *ong o( 6o*e* the *er&ant o( ,o an the *ong o( the Lamb, *aying, 6ighty an mar&e'ou* are Gour -ork*, ? Lor ,o the ?mnipotentA 9ighteou* /;u*t0 an true are Gour -ay*, ? $o&ereign o( the age* /Iing o( the !a% nation*0A/30 1ho *ha'' not re&erence an g'ori(y Gour name, ? Lor !gi&ing Gou honor an prai*e in -or*hip%J For Gou on'y are ho'y+ .'' the nation* *ha'' come an pay homage an a oration to Gou, (or Gour ;u*t ;u gment* /Gour righteou* *entence* an ee *0 ha&e been ma e kno-n an i*p'aye +/C0 .(ter thi* # 'ooke an the *anctuary o( the tent o( the te*timony in hea&en -a* thro-n open, .n there came out o( the temp'e *anctuary the *e&en ange'* bringing the *e&en p'ague* /a(('iction*, ca'amitie*0+ They -ere arraye in pure g'eaming 'inen, an aroun their brea*t* they -ore go' en gir 'e*+ .n one o( the (our 'i&ing creature* !then% ga&e the *e&en ange'* *e&en go' en bo-'* (u'' o( the -rath an in ignation o( ,o , 1ho 'i&e* (ore&er an e&er /in the eternitie* o( the eternitie*0+ .n the *anctuary -a* (i''e -ith *moke (rom the g'ory /the ra iance, the *p'en or0 o( ,o an (rom "i* might an po-er, an no one -a* ab'e to go into the
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*anctuary unti' the *e&en p'ague* /a(('iction*, ca'amitie*0 o( the *e&en ange'* -ere en e + !# Iing* 851@4 #*a+ 6544 =<ek+ 4454+% Footnotes:

a. 9e&e'ation 1552 6any manu*cript* rea Enation*+E


Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 1551 5 Le& 26521 B. 9e&e'ation 1552 5 =Do 15514 8* 145517 C. 9e&e'ation 1554 5 8* 8659, 1@4 )er 1@57

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T"=C # hear a mighty &oice (rom the temp'e *anctuary *aying to the *e&en ange'*, ,o an empty out on the earth the *e&en bo-'* o( ,o 7* -rath an in ignation+/.0 $o the (ir*t !ange'% -ent an emptie hi* bo-' on the earth, an (ou' an pain(u' u'cer* /*ore*0 came on the peop'e -ho -ere marke -ith the *tamp o( the bea*t an -ho i homage to hi* image+/30 The *econ !ange'% emptie hi* bo-' into the *ea, an it turne into b'oo 'ike that o( a corp*e !thick, corrupt, i'':*me''ing, an i*gu*ting%, an e&ery 'i&ing thing that -a* in the *ea peri*he + Then the thir !ange'% emptie out hi* bo-' into the ri&er* an the *pring* o( -ater, an they turne into /became0 b'oo +/C0 .n # a'*o hear the ange' o( the -ater* *ay, 9ighteou* /;u*t0 are Gou in the*e Gour eci*ion* an ;u gment*, Gou 1ho are an -ere, ? "o'y ?neA 3ecau*e they ha&e poure out the b'oo o( Gour peop'e /the *aint*0 an the prophet*, an Gou ha&e gi&en them b'oo to rink+ $uch i* their ue !they e*er&e it%A/>0 .n !(rom% the a'tar # hear !the% cry, Ge*, Lor ,o the ?mnipotent, Gour ;u gment* /*entence*, eci*ion*0 are true an ;u*t an righteou*A/=0 Then the (ourth !ange'% emptie out hi* bo-' upon the *un, an it -a* permitte to burn /*corch0 humanity -ith !(ierce, g'o-ing% heat /(ire0+ 8eop'e -ere *e&ere'y burne /*corche 0 by the (iery heat, an they re&i'e an b'a*pheme the name o( ,o , 1ho ha* contro' o( the*e p'ague*, an they i not repent o( their *in* !(e't no regret, contrition, an compunction (or their -ay-ar ne**, re(u*ing to amen their -ay*% to gi&e "im g'ory+ Then the (i(th !ange'% emptie hi* bo-' on the throne o( the bea*t, an hi* king om -a* !p'unge % in arkne**4 an peop'e gna-e their tongue* (or the torment !o( their eDcruciating i*tre** an *e&ere pain%/F0
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.n b'a*pheme the ,o o( hea&en becau*e o( their angui*h an their u'cer* /*ore*0, an they i not ep'ore their -icke ee * or repent !(or -hat they ha one%+ Then the *iDth !ange'% emptie hi* bo-' on the mighty ri&er =uphrate*, an it* -ater -a* rie up to make rea y a roa (or !the coming o(% the king* o( the ea*t /(rom the ri*ing *un0+/,0 .n # *a- three 'oath*ome *pirit* 'ike (rog*, !'eaping% (rom the mouth o( the ragon an (rom the mouth o( the bea*t an (rom the mouth o( the (a'*e prophet+/"0 For rea''y they are the *pirit* o( emon* that per(orm *ign* /-on er*, mirac'e*0+ .n they go (orth to the ru'er* an 'ea er* a'' o&er the -or' , to gather them together (or -ar on the great ay o( ,o the .'mighty+ 3eho' , # am going to come 'ike a thie(A 3'e**e /happy, !a%to be en&ie 0 i* he -ho *tay* a-ake /a'ert0 an -ho guar * hi* c'othe*, *o that he may not be nake an !ha&e the *hame o( being% *een eDpo*e A .n they gathere them together at the p'ace -hich in "ebre- i* ca''e .rmage on+ !## Iing* 9527+% Then the *e&enth !ange'% emptie out hi* bo-' into the air, an a mighty &oice came out o( the *anctuary o( hea&en (rom the throne !o( ,o %, *aying, #t i* oneA !#t i* a'' o&er, it i* a'' accomp'i*he , it ha* comeA%/#0 .n there (o''o-e 'ightning ('a*he*, 'ou rumb'ing*, pea'* o( thun er, an a tremen ou* earthHuake4 nothing 'ike it ha* e&er occurre *ince men -e't on the earth, *o *e&ere an (ar:reaching -a* that earthHuake+/)0 The mighty city -a* broken into three part*, an the citie* o( the nation* (e''+ .n ,o kept in min mighty 3aby'on, to make her rain the cup o( "i* (uriou* -rath an in ignation+
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.n e&ery i*'an ('e an no mountain* cou' be (oun +

.n great /eDce**i&e'y oppre**i&e0 hai'*tone*, a* hea&y a* a ta'ent !bet-een (i(ty an *iDty poun *%, o( immen*e *i<e, (e'' (rom the *ky on the peop'e4 an men b'a*pheme ,o (or the p'ague o( the hai', *o &ery great -a* !the torture% o( that p'ague+/I0 Footnotes:

a. 9e&e'ation 16515 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+


Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 1651 5 8* 695244 #*a 6656 B. 9e&e'ation 1652 5 =Do 951@, 114 >eut 28525 C. 9e&e'ation 1654 5 =Do 7517:21 D. 9e&e'ation 1656 5 8* 7952 E. 9e&e'ation 1657 5 8* 1195127 F. 9e&e'ation 1651@ 5 =Do 1@521 G. 9e&e'ation 16512 5 #*a 11515, 16 H. 9e&e'ation 16512 5 =Do 8524 # Iing* 22521:22 I. 9e&e'ation 16517 5 #*a 6656 J. 9e&e'ation 16518 5 =Do 195164 >an 1251

K. 9e&e'ation 16521 5 =Do 9522

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?C= ?F the *e&en ange'* -ho ha the *e&en bo-'* then came an *poke to me, *aying, Come -ith meA # -i'' *ho- you the oom /*entence, ;u gment0 o( the great har'ot /i o'atre**0 -ho i* *eate on many -ater*,/.0 !$he% -ith -hom the ru'er* o( the earth ha&e ;oine in pro*titution /i o'atry0 an -ith the -ine o( -ho*e immora'ity /i o'atry0 the inhabitant* o( the earth ha&e become intoDicate +/30 .n !the ange'% bore me a-ay !rapt% in the $pirit into a e*ert /-i' erne**0, an # *a- a -oman *eate on a *car'et bea*t that -a* a'' co&ere -ith b'a*phemou* tit'e* /name*0, an he ha *e&en hea * an ten horn*+ The -oman -a* robe in purp'e an *car'et an be ecke -ith go' , preciou* *tone*, an pear'*, !an *he -a*% ho' ing in her han a go' en cup (u'' o( the accur*e o((en*e* an the (i'th o( her 'e- ne** an &ice+/C0 .n on her (orehea there -a* in*cribe a name o( my*tery !-ith a *ecret *ymbo'ic meaning%5 3aby'on the great, the mother o( pro*titute* /i o'atre**e*0 an o( the (i'th an atrocitie* an abomination* o( the earth+ # a'*o *a- that the -oman -a* runk, ! runk% -ith the b'oo o( the *aint* /,o 7* peop'e0 an the b'oo o( the martyr* !-ho -itne**e % (or )e*u*+ .n -hen # *a- her, # -a* utter'y ama<e an -on ere great'y+ 3ut the ange' *ai to me, 1hy o you -on erJ # -i'' eDp'ain to you the !*ecret *ymbo'ic meaning o( the% my*tery o( the -oman, a* -e'' a* o( the bea*t ha&ing the *e&en hea * an ten horn* that carrie* her+ The bea*t that you *a- !once% -a*, but !no-% i* no more, an he i* going to come up out o( the .by** /the bottom'e** pit0 an procee to go to per ition+ .n the inhabitant* o( the earth -ho*e name* ha&e not been recor e in the 3ook o( Li(e (rom the (oun ation o( the -or' -i'' be a*toni*he -hen they 'ook at the bea*t, becau*e he !once% -a*, but !no-% i* no more, an he i* !yet% to come+/>0 Thi* ca''* (or a min !to con*i er that i* packe % -ith -i* om an inte''igence !it i* *omething (or a particu'ar mo e o( thinking an ;u ging o( thought*, (ee'ing*, an purpo*e*%+ The *e&en hea * are *e&en hi''* upon -hich the -oman i* *itting4 .n they are a'*o *e&en king*, (i&e o( -hom ha&e (a''en, one *ti'' eDi*t* !an i* reigning%4 the other !the *e&enth% ha* not yet appeare , an -hen he oe* arri&e, he mu*t *tay !but% a brie( time+ .n a* (or the bea*t that !once% -a*, but no- i* no more, he !him*e'(% i* an eighth ru'er /king, hea 0, but he i* o( the *e&en an be'ong* to them, an he goe* to per ition+ .'*o the ten horn* that you ob*er&e are ten ru'er* /king*0 -ho ha&e a* yet recei&e no roya' ominion, but together they are to recei&e po-er an authority a* ru'er* (or a *ing'e hour, a'ong -ith the bea*t+/=0
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The*e ha&e one common po'icy /opinion, purpo*e0, an they e'i&er their po-er an authority to the bea*t+ They -i'' -age -ar again*t the Lamb, an the Lamb -i'' triumph o&er them4 (or "e i* Lor o( 'or * an Iing o( king*::an tho*e -ith "im an on "i* *i e are cho*en an ca''e !e'ecte % an 'oya' an (aith(u' (o''o-er*+/F0 .n !the ange' (urther% *ai to me, The -ater* that you ob*er&e , -here the har'ot i* *eate , are race* an mu'titu e* an nation* an ia'ect* /'anguage*0+ .n the ten horn* that you *a-, they an the bea*t -i'' !be the &ery one* to% hate the har'ot /the i o'atrou* -oman04 they -i'' make her cheer'e** /berea&e , e*o'ate0, an they -i'' *trip her an eat up her ('e*h an utter'y con*ume her -ith (ire+ For ,o ha* put it into their heart* to carry out "i* o-n purpo*e by acting in harmony in *urren ering their roya' po-er an authority to the bea*t, unti' the prophetic -or * /intention* an promi*e*0 o( ,o *ha'' be (u'(i''e + .n the -oman that you *a- i* her*e'( the great city -hich ominate* an contro'* the ru'er* an the 'ea er* o( the earth+ Cross references:
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A. 9e&e'ation 1751 5 )er 51512 B. 9e&e'ation 1752 5 )er 25515, 16 C. 9e&e'ation 1754 5 )er 5157 D. 9e&e'ation 1758 5 >an 752 E. 9e&e'ation 17512 5 >an 752@:24 F. 9e&e'ation 17514 5 >an 2547

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T"=C # *a- another ange' e*cen ing (rom hea&en, po**e**ing great authority, an the earth -a* i''uminate -ith hi* ra iance an *p'en or+ .n he *houte -ith a mighty &oice, $he i* (a''enA 6ighty 3aby'on i* (a''enA $he ha* become a re*ort an -e''ing p'ace (or emon*, a ungeon haunte by e&ery 'oath*ome *pirit, an abo e (or e&ery (i'thy an ete*tab'e bir + For a'' nation* ha&e runk the -ine o( her pa**ionate uncha*tity, an the ru'er* an 'ea er* o( the earth ha&e ;oine -ith her in committing (ornication /i o'atry0, an the bu*ine**men o( the earth ha&e become rich -ith the -ea'th o( her eDce**i&e 'uDury an -antonne**+/.0 # then hear another &oice (rom hea&en *aying, Come out (rom her, my peop'e, *o that you may not *hare in her *in*, neither participate in her p'ague*+/30
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For her iniHuitie* /her crime* an tran*gre**ion*0 are pi'e up a* high a* hea&en, an ,o ha* remembere her -icke ne** an !her% crime* !an ca''* them up (or *ett'ement%+/C0 9epay to her -hat *he her*e'( ha* pai !to other*% an oub'e !her oom% in accor ance -ith -hat *he ha* one+ 6iD a oub'e portion (or her in the cup *he miDe !(or other*%+/>0 To the egree that *he g'ori(ie her*e'( an re&e'e in her -antonne** !'i&ing e'iciou*'y an 'uDuriou*'y%, to that mea*ure impo*e on her torment an angui*h an tear* an mourning+ $ince in her heart *he boa*t*, # am not a -i o-4 a* a Hueen !on a throne% # *it, an # *ha'' ne&er *ee *u((ering or eDperience *orro-:: /=0 $o *ha'' her p'ague* /a(('iction*, ca'amitie*0 come thick upon her in a *ing'e ay, pe*ti'ence an angui*h an *orro- an (amine4 an *he *ha'' be utter'y con*ume /burne up -ith (ire0, (or mighty i* the Lor ,o 1ho ;u ge* her+ .n the ru'er* an 'ea er* o( the earth -ho ;oine her in her immora'ity /i o'atry0 an 'uDuriate -ith her -i'' -eep an beat their brea*t* an 'ament o&er her -hen they *ee the *moke o( her con('agration+/F0 They -i'' *tan a 'ong -ay o((, in terror o( her torment, an they -i'' cry, 1oe an a'a*, the great city, the mighty city, 3aby'onA #n one *ing'e hour ho- your oom /;u gment0 ha* o&ertaken youA .n earth7* bu*ine**men -i'' -eep an grie&e o&er her becau*e no one buy* their (reight /cargo0 any more+/,0 Their merchan i*e i* o( go' , *i'&er, preciou* *tone*, an pear'*4 o( (ine 'inen, purp'e, *i'k, an *car'et !*tu((*%4 a'' kin * o( *cente -oo , a'' *ort* o( artic'e* o( i&ory, a'' &arietie* o( ob;ect* o( co*t'y -oo *, bron<e, iron, an marb'e4/"0 ?( cinnamon, *pice*, incen*e, ointment an per(ume, an (rankincen*e, o( -ine an o'i&e oi', (ine ('our an -heat4 o( catt'e an *heep, hor*e* an con&eyance*4 an o( *'a&e* /the bo ie*0 an *ou'* o( menA The ripe (ruit* an e'icacie* (or -hich your *ou' 'onge ha&e gone (rom you, an a'' your 'uDurie* an aintie*, your e'egance an *p'en or are 'o*t to you, ne&er again to be reco&ere or eDperience A The ea'er* -ho han 'e the*e artic'e*, -ho gre- -ea'thy through their bu*ine** -ith her, -i'' *tan a 'ong -ay o((, in terror o( her oom an torment, -eeping an grie&ing a'ou , an *aying, .'a*, a'a* (or the great city that -a* robe in (ine 'inen, in purp'e an *car'et, be ecke an g'ittering -ith go' , -ith preciou* *tone*, an -ith pear'*A /#0 3ecau*e in one !*ing'e% hour a'' the &a*t -ea'th ha* been e*troye /-ipe out0+ .n a'' *hip captain* an pi'ot*, na&igator* an a'' -ho 'i&e by *ea(aring, the cre-* an a'' -ho p'y their tra e on the *ea, *too a 'ong -ay o((, /)0 .n eDc'aime a* they -atche the *moke o( her burning, 1hat city cou' be compare to the great cityA .n they thre- u*t on their hea * a* they -ept an grie&e , eDc'aiming, 1oe an a'a*, (or the great city, -here a'' -ho ha *hip* on the *ea gre- rich !through her eDtra&agance% (rom her great -ea'thA #n one *ing'e hour *he ha* been e*troye an ha* become a e*ertA/I0 9e;oice /ce'ebrate0 o&er her, ? hea&enA ? *aint* /peop'e o( ,o 0 an apo*t'e* an prophet*, becau*e ,o ha* eDecute &engeance (or you upon herA/L0 Then a *ing'e po-er(u' ange' took up a bou' er 'ike a great mi''*tone an ('ung it into the *ea, crying, 1ith *uch &io'ence *ha'' 3aby'on the great city be hur'e o-n to e*truction an *ha'' ne&er again be (oun +/60
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.n the *oun o( harpi*t* an min*tre'* an ('ute p'ayer* an trumpeter* *ha'' ne&er again be hear in you, an no *ki''e arti*an o( any cra(t *ha'' e&er again be (oun in you, an the *oun o( the mi''*tone *ha'' ne&er again be hear in you+/C0 .n ne&er again *ha'' the 'ight o( a 'amp *hine in you, an the &oice o( bri egroom an bri e *ha'' ne&er be hear in you again4 (or your bu*ine**men -ere the great an prominent men o( the earth, an by your magic *pe''* an poi*onou* charm a'' nation* -ere 'e a*tray /*e uce an e'u e 0+ .n in her -a* (oun the b'oo o( prophet* an o( *aint*, an o( a'' tho*e -ho ha&e been *'ain /*'aughtere 0 on earth+/?0 Cross references:
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A. 9e&e'ation 1852 5 )er 25515, 27 B. 9e&e'ation 1854 5 #*a 4852@4 )er 5@58 C. 9e&e'ation 1855 5 )er 5159 D. 9e&e'ation 1856 5 8* 12758 E. 9e&e'ation 1857 5 #*a 4758, 9 F. 9e&e'ation 1859 5 =<ek 26516, 17 G. 9e&e'ation 18511 5 =<ek 27526 H. 9e&e'ation 18512 5 =<ek 27512, 12, 22 I. 9e&e'ation 18516 5 =<ek 27521, 26 J. 9e&e'ation 18517 5 #*a 225144 =<ek 27526:2@ K. 9e&e'ation 18519 5 =<ek 2752@:24 L. 9e&e'ation 1852@ 5 #*a 445224 )er 51548 M. 9e&e'ation 18521 5 )er 51562, 644 =<ek 26521 N. 9e&e'ation 18522 5 #*a 24584 =<ek 26512 O. 9e&e'ation 18524 5 )er 51549

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.FT=9 T"#$ # hear -hat *oun e 'ike a mighty *hout o( a great cro- in hea&en, eDc'aiming, "a''e'u;ah /prai*e the Lor 0A $a'&ation an g'ory /*p'en or an ma;e*ty0 an po-er / ominion an authority0 !be'ong% to our ,o A 3ecau*e "i* ;u gment* /"i* con emnation an puni*hment, "i* *entence* o( oom0 are true an *oun an ;u*t an upright+ "e ha* ;u ge /con&icte , pronounce *entence, an oome 0 the great an notoriou* har'ot /i o'atre**0 -ho corrupte an emora'i<e an poi*one the earth -ith her 'e- ne** an a u'tery
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/i o'atry0+ .n "e ha* a&enge /&i*ite on her the pena'ty (or0 the b'oo o( "i* *er&ant* at her han +/.0 .n again they *houte , "a''e'u;ah /prai*e the Lor 0A The *moke o( her !burning% *ha'' continue to a*cen (ore&er an e&er /through the eternitie* o( the eternitie*0+/30 Then the t-enty:(our e' er* !o( !a%the hea&en'y $anhe rin% an the (our 'i&ing creature* (e'' pro*trate an -or*hipe !paying i&ine honor* to% ,o , 1ho *it* on the throne, *aying, .menA "a''e'u;ah /prai*e the Lor 0A Then (rom the throne there came a &oice, *aying, 8rai*e our ,o , a'' you *er&ant* o( "i*, you -ho re&erence "im, both *ma'' an greatA/C0 .(ter that # hear -hat *oun e 'ike the *hout o( a &a*t throng, 'ike the boom o( many poun ing -a&e*, an 'ike the roar o( terri(ic an mighty pea'* o( thun er, eDc'aiming, "a''e'u;ah /prai*e the Lor 0A For no- the Lor our ,o the ?mnipotent /the .'':9u'er0 reign*A Let u* re;oice an *hout (or ;oy !eDu'ting an triumphant%A Let u* ce'ebrate an a*cribe to "im g'ory an honor, (or the marriage o( the Lamb !at 'a*t% ha* come, an "i* bri e ha* prepare her*e'(+/>0 $he ha* been permitte to re** in (ine /ra iant0 'inen, a<<'ing an -hite::(or the (ine 'inen i* /*igni(ie*, repre*ent*0 the righteou*ne** /the upright, ;u*t, an go 'y 'i&ing, ee *, an con uct, an right *tan ing -ith ,o 0 o( the *aint* /,o 7* ho'y peop'e0+ Then !the ange'% *ai to me, 1rite thi* o-n5 3'e**e /happy, !b%to be en&ie 0 are tho*e -ho are *ummone /in&ite , ca''e 0 to the marriage *upper o( the Lamb+ .n he *ai to me !(urther%, The*e are the true -or * /the genuine an eDact ec'aration*0 o( ,o + Then # (e'' pro*trate at hi* (eet to -or*hip /to pay i&ine honor*0 to him, but he !re*traine me% an *ai , 9e(rainA !Gou mu*t not o thatA% # am !on'y% another *er&ant -ith you an your brethren -ho ha&e !accepte an ho' % the te*timony borne by )e*u*+ 1or*hip ,o A For the *ub*tance /e**ence0 o( the truth re&ea'e by )e*u* i* the *pirit o( a'' prophecy !the &ita' breath, the in*piration o( a'' in*pire preaching an interpretation o( the i&ine -i'' an purpo*e, inc'u ing both mine an your*%+ .(ter that # *a- hea&en opene , an beho' , a -hite hor*e !appeare %A The ?ne 1ho -a* ri ing it i* ca''e Faith(u' /Tru*t-orthy, Loya', #ncorruptib'e, $tea y0 an True, an "e pa**e* ;u gment an -age* -ar in righteou*ne** /ho'ine**, ;u*tice, an uprightne**0+/=0 "i* eye* !b'a<e% 'ike a ('ame o( (ire, an on "i* hea are many king'y cro-n* / ia em*04 an "e ha* a tit'e /name0 in*cribe -hich "e a'one kno-* or can un er*tan +/F0 "e i* re**e in a robe ye by ca''e i* The 1or o( ,o +
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ipping in b'oo , an the tit'e by -hich "e i*

.n the troop* o( hea&en, c'othe in (ine 'inen, a<<'ing an c'ean, (o''o-e "im on -hite hor*e*+ From "i* mouth goe* (orth a *harp *-or -ith -hich "e can *mite /a(('ict, *trike0 the nation*4 an "e -i'' *hepher an contro' them -ith a *ta(( /*cepter, ro 0 o( iron+ "e -i'' trea the -inepre** o( the (iercene** o( the -rath an in ignation o( ,o the .'':9u'er /the .'mighty, the ?mnipotent0+/,0 .n on "i* garment /robe0 an on "i* thigh "e ha* a name /tit'e0 in*cribe , I#C, ?F I#C,$ .C> L?9> ?F L?9>$+/"0
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Then # *a- a *ing'e ange' *tatione in the *un7* ! %'ight, an -ith a mighty &oice he *houte to a'' the bir * that ('y acro** the *ky, Come, gather your*e'&e* together (or the great *upper o( ,o ,/#0 That you may (ea*t on the ('e*h o( ru'er*, the ('e*h o( genera'* an captain*, the ('e*h o( po-er(u' an mighty men, the ('e*h o( hor*e* an their ri er*, an the ('e*h o( a'' humanity, both (ree an *'a&e, both *ma'' an greatA Then # *a- the bea*t an the ru'er* an 'ea er* o( the earth -ith their troop* mu*tere to go into batt'e an make -ar again*t "im 1ho i* mounte on the hor*e an again*t "i* troop*+ .n the bea*t -a* *ei<e an o&erpo-ere , an -ith him the (a'*e prophet -ho in hi* pre*ence ha -orke -on er* an per(orme mirac'e* by -hich he 'e a*tray tho*e -ho ha accepte or permitte to be p'ace upon them the *tamp /mark0 o( the bea*t an tho*e -ho pai homage an ga&e i&ine honor* to hi* *tatue+ 3oth o( them -ere hur'e a'i&e into the (iery 'ake that burn* an b'a<e* -ith brim*tone+ .n the re*t -ere ki''e -ith the *-or that i**ue* (rom the mouth o( "im 1ho i* mounte on the hor*e, an a'' the bir * (e ra&enou*'y an g'utte them*e'&e* -ith their ('e*h+ Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 1954 ,eorge 9+ 3erry, ,reek:=ng'i*h Ce- Te*tament LeDicon+ b. 9e&e'ation 1959 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 19512 $ome ancient manu*cript* rea E*prink'e -ith b'oo +E d. 9e&e'ation 19517 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+
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A. 9e&e'ation 1952 5 >eut 22542 B. 9e&e'ation 1952 5 #*a 2451@ C. 9e&e'ation 1955 5 8* 115512 D. 9e&e'ation 1957 5 8* 118524 E. 9e&e'ation 19511 5 =<ek 151 F. 9e&e'ation 19512 5 >an 1@56 G. 9e&e'ation 19515 5 8* 259 H. 9e&e'ation 19516 5 >eut 1@5174 >an 2547 I. 9e&e'ation 19517 5 =<ek 2954, 17:2@

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T"=C # *a- an ange' e*cen ing (rom hea&en4 he -a* ho' ing the key o( the .by** /the bottom'e** pit0 an a great chain -a* in hi* han + .n he grippe an o&erpo-ere the ragon, that o' *erpent !o( prime&a' time*%, -ho i* the e&i' an $atan, an !*ecure'y% boun him (or a thou*an year*+ Then he hur'e him into the .by** /the bottom'e** pit0 an c'o*e it an *ea'e it abo&e him, *o that he *hou' no 'onger 'ea a*tray an ecei&e an *e uce the nation* unti' the thou*an year* -ere at an en + .(ter that he mu*t be 'iberate (or a *hort time+ Then # *a- throne*, an *itting on them -ere tho*e to -hom authority to act a* ;u ge* an to pa** *entence -a* entru*te + .'*o # *a- the *ou'* o( tho*e -ho ha been *'ain -ith aDe* !behea e % (or their -itne**ing to )e*u* an !(or preaching an te*ti(ying% (or the 1or o( ,o , an -ho ha re(u*e to pay homage to the bea*t or hi* *tatue an ha not accepte hi* mark or permitte it to be *tampe on their (orehea * or on their han *+ .n they 'i&e again an ru'e -ith Chri*t /the 6e**iah0 a thou*an year*+/.0 The remain er o( the ea -ere not re*tore to 'i(e again unti' the thou*an year* -ere comp'ete + Thi* i* the (ir*t re*urrection+ 3'e**e /happy, !a%to be en&ie 0 an ho'y /*piritua''y -ho'e, o( unimpaire innocence an pro&e &irtue0 i* the per*on -ho take* part /*hare*0 in the (ir*t re*urrectionA ?&er them the *econ eath eDert* no po-er or authority, but they *ha'' be mini*ter* o( ,o an o( Chri*t /the 6e**iah0, an they *ha'' ru'e a'ong -ith "im a thou*an year*+ .n -hen the thou*an year* are comp'ete , $atan -i'' be re'ea*e (rom hi* p'ace o( con(inement, .n he -i'' go (orth to ecei&e an *e uce an 'ea a*tray the nation* -hich are in the (our Huarter* o( the earth::,og an 6agog::to mu*ter them (or -ar4 their number i* 'ike the *an o( the *ea+/30 .n they *-arme up o&er the broa p'ain o( the earth an encirc'e the (ortre** /camp0 o( ,o 7* peop'e /the *aint*0 an the be'o&e city4 but (ire e*cen e (rom hea&en an con*ume them+ !## Iing* 151@:124 =<ek+ 2852, 22+% Then the e&i' -ho ha 'e them a*tray ! ecei&ing an *e ucing them% -a* hur'e into the (iery 'ake o( burning brim*tone, -here the bea*t an (a'*e prophet -ere4 an they -i'' be tormente ay an night (ore&er an e&er /through the age* o( the age*0+ Then # *a- a great -hite throne an the ?ne 1ho -a* *eate upon it, (rom 1ho*e pre*ence an (rom the *ight o( 1ho*e (ace earth an *ky ('e a-ay, an no p'ace -a* (oun (or them+ # !a'*o% *a- the ea , great an *ma''4 they *too be(ore the throne, an book* -ere opene + Then another book -a* opene , -hich i* !the 3ook% o( Li(e+ .n the ea -ere ;u ge /*entence 0 by -hat they ha one !!b%their -ho'e -ay o( (ee'ing an acting, their aim* an en ea&or*% in accor ance -ith -hat -a* recor e in the book*+ .n the *ea e'i&ere up the ea -ho -ere in it, eath an "a e* /!c%the *tate o( eath or i*embo ie eDi*tence0 *urren ere the ea in them, an a'' -ere trie an their ca*e* etermine by -hat they ha one !accor ing to their moti&e*, aim*, an -ork*%+ Then eath an "a e* /! %the *tate o( eath or i*embo ie eDi*tence0 -ere thro-n into the 'ake o( (ire+ Thi* i* the *econ eath, the 'ake o( (ire+ .n i( anyone7* !name% -a* not (oun recor e in the 3ook o( Li(e, he -a* hur'e into the 'ake o( (ire+
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Footnotes:

a. 9e&e'ation 2@56 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+ b. 9e&e'ation 2@512 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 2@512 )ame* ?rr et a'+, e *+, The #nternationa' $tan ar 3ib'e
=ncyc'ope ia+ =ncyc'ope ia+ Cross references:

d. 9e&e'ation 2@514 )ame* ?rr et a'+, e *+, The #nternationa' $tan ar 3ib'e

A. 9e&e'ation 2@54 5 >an 759, 22, 27 B. 9e&e'ation 2@58 5 =<ek 2852, 9, 15, 22

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T"=C # *a- a ne- !a%*ky /hea&en0 an a ne- earth, (or the (ormer !b%*ky an the (ormer earth ha pa**e a-ay /&ani*he 0, an there no 'onger eDi*te any *ea+ /.0 .n # *a- the ho'y city, the ne- )eru*a'em, e*cen ing out o( hea&en (rom ,o , a'' arraye 'ike a bri e beauti(ie an a orne (or her hu*ban 4 Then # hear a mighty &oice (rom the throne an # percei&e it* i*tinct -or *, *aying, $eeA The abo e o( ,o i* -ith men, an "e -i'' 'i&e /encamp, tent0 among them4 an they *ha'' be "i* peop'e, an ,o *ha'' per*ona''y be -ith them an be their ,o +/30 ,o -i'' -ipe a-ay e&ery tear (rom their eye*4 an eath *ha'' be no more, neither *ha'' there be angui*h /*orro- an mourning0 nor grie( nor pain any more, (or the o' con ition* an the (ormer or er o( thing* ha&e pa**e a-ay+/C0 .n "e 1ho i* *eate on the throne *ai , $eeA # make a'' thing* ne-+ .'*o "e *ai , 9ecor thi*, (or the*e *aying* are (aith(u' /accurate, incorruptib'e, an tru*t-orthy0 an true /genuine0+/>0 .n "e !(urther% *ai to me, #t i* oneA # am the .'pha an the ?mega, the 3eginning an the =n + To the thir*ty # !6y*e'(% -i'' gi&e -ater -ithout price (rom the (ountain /*pring*0 o( the -ater o( Li(e+/=0 "e -ho i* &ictoriou* *ha'' inherit a'' the*e thing*, an # -i'' be ,o to him an he *ha'' be 6y *on+ 3ut a* (or the co-ar * an the ignob'e an the contemptib'e an the cra&en'y 'acking in courage an the co-ar 'y *ubmi**i&e, an a* (or the unbe'ie&ing an (aith'e**, an a* (or the epra&e an e(i'e -ith abomination*, an a* (or mur erer* an the 'e- an a u'terou* an the practicer* o( magic art* an the i o'ater* /tho*e -ho gi&e *upreme e&otion to anyone or anything other than ,o 0 an a'' 'iar* /tho*e -ho kno-ing'y con&ey untruth by -or or ee 0::!a'' o( the*e
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*ha'' ha&e% their part in the 'ake that b'a<e* -ith (ire an brim*tone+ Thi* i* the *econ eath+/F0 Then one o( the *e&en ange'* -ho ha the *e&en bo-'* (i''e -ith the *e&en (ina' p'ague* /a(('iction*, ca'amitie*0 came an *poke to me+ "e *ai , Come -ith meA # -i'' *ho- you the bri e, the Lamb7* -i(e+ Then in the $pirit "e con&eye me a-ay to a &a*t an 'o(ty mountain an eDhibite to me the ho'y /ha''o-e , con*ecrate 0 city o( )eru*a'em e*cen ing out o( hea&en (rom ,o ,/,0 C'othe in ,o 7* g'ory !in a'' it* *p'en or an ra iance%+ The 'u*ter o( it re*emb'e a rare an mo*t preciou* ;e-e', 'ike ;a*per, *hining c'ear a* cry*ta'+ #t ha a ma**i&e an high -a'' -ith t-e'&e !'arge% gate*, an at the gate* !there -ere *tatione % t-e'&e ange'*, an !on the gate*% the name* o( the t-e'&e tribe* o( the *on* o( #*rae' -ere -ritten5/"0 ?n the ea*t *i e three gate*, on the north *i e three gate*, on the *outh *i e three gate*, an on the -e*t *i e three gate*+ .n the -a'' o( the city ha t-e'&e (oun ation !*tone*%, an on them the t-e'&e name* o( the t-e'&e apo*t'e* o( the Lamb+ .n he -ho *poke to me ha a go' en mea*uring ree /ro 0 to mea*ure the city an it* gate* an it* -a''+/#0 The city 'ie* in a *Huare, it* 'ength being the *ame a* it* -i th+ .n he mea*ure the city -ith hi* ree ::12,@@@ *ta ia /about 1,5@@ mi'e*04 it* 'ength an -i th an height are the *ame+ "e mea*ure it* -a'' a'*o::144 cubit* /about 72 yar *0 by a man7* mea*ure ! o( a cubit (rom hi* e'bo- to hi* thir (ingertip%, -hich i* !the mea*ure% o( the ange'+
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The -a'' -a* bui't o( ;a*per, -hi'e the city !it*e'( -a* o(% pure go' , c'ear an tran*parent 'ike g'a**+ The (oun ation !*tone*% o( the -a'' o( the city -ere ornamente -ith a'' o( the preciou* *tone*+ The (ir*t (oun ation !*tone% -a* ;a*per, the *econ *apphire, the thir cha'ce ony /or -hite agate0, the (ourth emera' ,/)0 The (i(th onyD, the *iDth *ar iu*, the *e&enth chry*o'ite, the eighth bery', the ninth topa<, the tenth chry*opra*e, the e'e&enth ;acinth, the t-e'(th amethy*t+ .n the t-e'&e gate* -ere t-e'&e pear'*, each *eparate gate being bui't o( one *o'i pear'+ .n the main *treet /the broa -ay0 o( the city -a* o( go' a* pure an tran*'ucent a* g'a**+ # *a- no temp'e in the city, (or the Lor ,o ?mnipotent !"im*e'(% an the Lamb !"im*e'(% are it* temp'e+ .n the city ha* no nee o( the *un nor o( the moon to gi&e 'ight to it, (or the *p'en or an ra iance /g'ory0 o( ,o i''uminate it, an the Lamb i* it* 'amp+/I0 The nation* *ha'' -a'k by it* 'ight an the ru'er* an 'ea er* o( the earth *ha'' bring into it their g'ory+
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.n it* gate* *ha'' ne&er be c'o*e by ay, an there *ha'' be no night there+/L0

They *ha'' bring the g'ory /the *p'en or an ma;e*ty0 an the honor o( the nation* into it+ 3ut nothing that e(i'e* or pro(ane* or i* ! %un-a*he *ha'' e&er enter it, nor anyone -ho commit* abomination* /unc'ean, ete*tab'e, mora''y repugnant thing*0 or practice* (a'*ehoo , but on'y tho*e -ho*e name* are recor e in the Lamb7* 3ook o( Li(e+
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Footnotes:

a. 9e&e'ation 2151 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ b. 9e&e'ation 2151 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 21517 . am C'arke, The "o'y 3ib'e -ith . Commentary+ d. 9e&e'ation 21527 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+
Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 2151 5 #*a 655174 66522 B. 9e&e'ation 2152 5 =<ek 27527 C. 9e&e'ation 2154 5 #*a 25584 2551@ D. 9e&e'ation 2155 5 #*a 42519 E. 9e&e'ation 2156 5 #*a 5551 F. 9e&e'ation 2158 5 #*a 2@522 G. 9e&e'ation 2151@ 5 =<ek 4@52 H. 9e&e'ation 21512 5 =Do 285214 =<ek 4852@:25 I. 9e&e'ation 21515 5 =<ek 4@55 J. 9e&e'ation 21519 5 #*a 54511, 12 K. 9e&e'ation 21522 5 #*a 245224 6@51, 19 L. 9e&e'ation 21525 5 #*a 6@511

Revelation 22 (Amplified Bible) Amplified Bible (AMP) Copyright 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foun ation

Revelation 22
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T"=C "= *ho-e me the ri&er -ho*e -ater* gi&e 'i(e, *park'ing 'ike cry*ta', ('o-ing out (rom the throne o( ,o an o( the Lamb Through the mi 'e o( the broa -ay o( the city4 a'*o, on either *i e o( the ri&er -a* the tree o( 'i(e -ith it* t-e'&e &arietie* o( (ruit, yie' ing each month it* (re*h crop4 an the 'ea&e* o( the tree -ere (or the hea'ing an the re*toration o( the nation*+/.0 There *ha'' no 'onger eDi*t there anything that i* accur*e / ete*tab'e, (ou', o((en*i&e, impure, hate(u', or horrib'e0+ 3ut the throne o( ,o an o( the Lamb *ha'' be in it, an "i* *er&ant* *ha'' -or*hip "im !pay i&ine honor* to "im an o "im ho'y *er&ice%+/30
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They *ha'' *ee "i* (ace, an "i* name *ha'' be on their (orehea *+/C0

.n there *ha'' be no more night4 they ha&e no nee (or 'amp'ight or *un'ight, (or the Lor ,o -i'' i''uminate them an be their 'ight, an they *ha'' reign !a* king*% (ore&er an e&er /through the eternitie* o( the eternitie*0+

.n he !o( the *e&en ange'* (urther% *ai to me, The*e *tatement* are re'iab'e /-orthy o( con(i ence0 an genuine /true0+ .n the Lor , the ,o o( the *pirit* o( the prophet*, ha* *ent "i* me**enger /ange'0 to make kno-n an eDhibit to "i* *er&ant* -hat mu*t *oon come to pa**+ .n beho' , # am coming *pee i'y+ 3'e**e /happy an !a%to be en&ie 0 i* he -ho ob*er&e* an 'ay* to heart an keep* the truth* o( the prophecy /the pre iction*, con*o'ation*, an -arning*0 containe in thi* !'itt'e% book+ .n #, )ohn, am he -ho hear an -itne**e the*e thing*+ .n -hen # hear an *a- them, # (e'' pro*trate be(ore the (eet o( the me**enger /ange'0 -ho *ho-e them to me, to -or*hip him+ 3ut he *ai to me, 9e(rainA !Gou mu*t not o thatA% # am !on'y% a (e''o- *er&ant a'ong -ith your*e'( an -ith your brethren the prophet* an -ith tho*e -ho are min (u' o( an practice !the truth* containe in% the me**age* o( thi* book+ 1or*hip ,o A .n he !(urther% to' me, >o not *ea' up the -or * o( the prophecy o( thi* book an make no *ecret o( them, (or the time !b%-hen thing* are brought to a cri*i* an the perio o( their (u'(i''ment i* near+ "e -ho i* unrighteou* /un;u*t, -icke 0, 'et him be unrighteou* *ti''4 an he -ho i* (i'thy /&i'e, impure0, 'et him be (i'thy *ti''4 an he -ho i* righteou* /;u*t, upright, in right *tan ing -ith ,o 0, 'et him o right *ti''4 an he -ho i* ho'y, 'et him be ho'y *ti''+/>0 3eho' , # am coming *oon, an # *ha'' bring 6y -age* an re-ar * -ith 6e, to repay an ren er to each one ;u*t -hat hi* o-n action* an hi* o-n -ork merit+/=0 # am the .'pha an the ?mega, the Fir*t an the La*t /the 3e(ore a'' an the =n o( a''0+/F0 3'e**e /happy an !c%to be en&ie 0 are tho*e -ho c'ean*e their garment*, that they may ha&e the authority an right to !approach% the tree o( 'i(e an to enter through the gate* into the city+/,0 !3ut% -ithout are the og* an tho*e -ho practice *orcerie* /magic art*0 an impurity !the 'e- , a u'terer*% an the mur erer* an i o'ater* an e&eryone -ho 'o&e* an ea'* in (a'*ehoo /untruth, error, eception, cheating0+ #, )e*u*, ha&e *ent 6y me**enger /ange'0 to you to -itne** an to gi&e you a**urance o( the*e thing* (or the churche* /a**emb'ie*0+ # am the 9oot /the $ource0 an the ?((*pring o( >a&i , the ra iant an bri''iant 6orning $tar+/"0 The !"o'y% $pirit an the bri e 'et him -ho i* 'i*tening *ay, ComeA pain(u''y con*ciou* o( hi* nee ! %o( *upporte , an *trengthene %4 an come, take, appropriate, an rink
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/the church, the true Chri*tian*0 *ay, ComeA .n .n 'et e&eryone come -ho i* thir*ty !-ho i* tho*e thing* by -hich the *ou' i* re(re*he , -hoe&er !earne*t'y% e*ire* to o it, 'et him the -ater o( Li(e -ithout co*t+/#0

# !per*ona''y *o'emn'y% -arn e&eryone -ho 'i*ten* to the *tatement* o( the prophecy !the !e%pre iction* an the con*o'ation* an a monition* pertaining to them% in thi* book5 #( anyone *ha'' a anything to them, ,o -i'' a an 'ay upon him the p'ague* /the a(('iction* an the ca'amitie*0 that are recor e an e*cribe in thi* book+ .n i( anyone cance'* or take* a-ay (rom the *tatement* o( the book o( thi* prophecy !the*e !(%pre iction* re'ating to Chri*t7* king om an it* *pee y triumph, together -ith the con*o'ation* an a monition* or -arning* pertaining to them%, ,o -i'' cance' an take a-ay (rom him hi* *hare in the tree o( 'i(e an in the city o( ho'ine** /purity an ha''o-e ne**0, -hich are e*cribe an promi*e in thi* book+
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"e 1ho gi&e* thi* -arning an a((irm* an te*ti(ie* to the*e thing* *ay*, Ge* /it i* true0+ !$ure'y% # am coming Huick'y /*-i(t'y, *pee i'y0+ .men /*o 'et it be0A Ge*, come, Lor )e*u*A The grace /b'e**ing an (a&or0 o( the Lor )e*u* Chri*t /the 6e**iah0 be !g%-ith a'' the *aint* /,o 7* ho'y peop'e, !h%tho*e *et apart (or ,o , to be, a* it -ere, eDc'u*i&e'y "i*0+ .men /*o 'et it be0A Footnotes:
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a. 9e&e'ation 2257 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+ b. 9e&e'ation 2251@ )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ c. 9e&e'ation 22514 .'eDan er $outer, 8ocket LeDicon+ d. 9e&e'ation 22517 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ e. 9e&e'ation 22518 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ f. 9e&e'ation 22519 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+ g. 9e&e'ation 22521 $ome manu*cript* ha&e Ebe -ith a'',E -hi'e other* ha&e
Ebe -ith the *aint*+E

h. 9e&e'ation 22521 )o*eph Thayer, . ,reek:=ng'i*h LeDicon+


Cross references:

A. 9e&e'ation 2252 5 ,en 259 B. 9e&e'ation 2252 5 Fech 14521 C. 9e&e'ation 2254 5 8* 17515 D. 9e&e'ation 22511 5 >an 1251@ E. 9e&e'ation 22512 5 #*a 4@51@4 )er 1751@ F. 9e&e'ation 22512 5 #*a 44564 48512 G. 9e&e'ation 22514 5 ,en 2594 2522, 24 H. 9e&e'ation 22516 5 #*a 1151, 1@ I. 9e&e'ation 22517 5 #*a 5551