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winepress was trodden with

And I heard a great voice 16 out the city, and there came

out of the temple, saying to out blood from the winepress, 1 0r, upon the seven angels, Go ye, and even unto the bridles of the

pour out the seven bowls of the horses, as far as a thousand

wrath of God into the earth. and six hundred furlongs.

2 Many

And the first went, and 2 15 And I saw another sign in ancient poured out his bowl into the

heaven, great and marvel- authori- earth; and 5 it became a noi. lous, seven angels having se

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some and grievous sore upon

wutions. ven plagues, which are the

the men which had the mark last, for in them is finished

of the beast, and which worthe wrath of God.

shipped his image. 2 And I saw as it were a 3 Many And the second poured out 3 glassy sea mingled with fire;

ancient

his bowl into the sea; and 5 it

authoriand them that come victori

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became blood as of a dead ous from the beast, and from in linen. man; and every 6 living soul his image, and from the num

died, even the things that were ber of his name, standing 1 by

in the sea. the glassy sea, having harps 4 Gr. unto

And the third poured out i 3 of God. And they sing the

his bowl into the rivers and song of Moses the servant of of the the fountains of the waters; God, and the song of the ayt8. 7 and 5 it became blood. And 5 Lamb, saying, Great and mar

I heard the angel of the wavellous are thy works, O Lord

ters saying, Righteous art thou, God, the Almighty; righteous 5 0r. there which art and which wast, and true are thy ways, thou

thou Holy One, because thou 4 King of the 2 ages. Who shall

didst thus 8 judge: for they 6 not fear, O Lord, and glorify

poured out the blood of saints thy name? for thou only art

6 Gr. soul

and prophets, and blood hast holy; for all the nations shall

of life. thou given them to drink : come and worship before thee;

they are worthy. And I heard 7 for thy righteous acts have

the altar saying, Yea, O Lord been made manifest.

God, the Almighty, true and 5 And after these things I saw,

7 Some

righteous are thy judgements.

ancient and the temple of the ta- authori

And the fourth poured out 8 bernacle of the testimony in ties read his bowl upon the sun; and it 6 heaven was opened : and there

and they
became.

was given unto 9 it to scorch came out from the temple the

men with fire. And men were 9 seven angels that had the se

scorched with great heat: and ven plagues, arrayed 8 with pre

they blasphemed the name of cious stone, pure and bright, 80r, judge. the God which hath the power and girt about their breasts

Because over these plagues; and they

they ... with golden girdles. And one

prophets,

repented not to give him glory. of the four living creatures gave thou hast And the fifth poured out his 10 unto the seven angels seven given bowl upon the throne of the

them golden bowls full of the wrath

blood

beast; and his kingdom was of God, who liveth 4 for ever and also to darkened; and they gnawed 8 ever. And the temple was fill- drink their tongues for pain, and 11 ed with smoke from the glory

they blasphemed the God of of God, and from his power;

heaven because of their pains and none was able to enter ? Or, liim

and their sores; and they re. into the temple, till the seven

pented not of their works. plagues of the seven angels

And the sixth poured out 12 should be finished, ;

his bowl upon the great river,

a man.

6 Gr.

the river Euphrates; and the

seven bowls, and spake with water thereof was dried up, 1 Gr. me, saying, Come hither, I will that the way might be made

demons. shew thee the judgement of ready for the kings that come

the great harlot that sitteth 13 from the sunrising. And I 2 Or, upon upon many waters; with whom ? saw coming out of the mouth

the kings of the earth commitof the dragon, and out of the 3 Gr. ted fornication, and they that mouth of the beast, and out inhabited dwell in the earth were made of the mouth of the false pro

earth. drunken with the wine of her phet, three unclean spirits, as

fornication. And he carried 3 14 it were frogs: for they are spi- 4 Some me away in the Spirit into rits of 1 devils, working signs; ancient a wilderness: and I saw a

authoriwhich go forth 2 unto the

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woman sitting upon a scarletkings of the whole 3 world, to there was coloured beast, 5 full of names gather them together unto

of blasphemy, having seven the war of the great day of

heads and ten horns. And the 4 15 God, the Almighty. (Behold, 5 Or, woman was arrayed in purple I come as a thief. Blessed is

names and scarlet, and 6decked with he that watcheth, and keep: Lill of gold and precious stone and eth his garments, lest he walk

phemy

pearls, having in her hand a naked, and they see his shame.)

golden cup full of abomina16 And they gathered them toge

tions, even the unclean things ther into the place which is call

gilled. ed in Hebrew Har-Magedon.

of her fornication, and upon 5

her forehead a name written, 17 And the seventh poured out

8 MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT,

7 Or, and his bowl upon the air; and

of the

THE MOTHER OF THE HARLOTS there came forth a great voice unclean AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF out of the temple, from the things THE EARTH. And I saw the 6 throne, saying, "It is done:

woman drunken with the 18 and there were lightnings, and

blood of the saints, and with voices, and thunders; and

mystery,

the blood of the martyrs of there was a great earthquake, BABYLON Jesus. And when I saw her, such as was not since there

I wondered with a great won

GREAT were men upon the earth, so

der. And the angel said unto 7 great an earthquake, so migh

me, Wherefore didst thou won19 ty. And the great city was

der? I will tell thee the mysdivided into three parts, and

witnesses

tery of the woman, and of the the cities of the nations fell:

beast that carrieth her, which

10 Some and Babylon the great was

hath the seven heads and the

ancient remembered in the sight of authori

ten horns. The beast that 8 God, to give unto her the cup ties read thou sawest was, and is not; of the wine of the fierceness

and he and is about to come up out 20 of his wrath. And every island goeth. of the abyss, 10 and to go into fled away, and the mountains

perdition. And they that dwell 21 were not found. And great | 11 Gr. on. on the earth shall wonder, they hail, every stone about the

whose name hath not been weight of a talent, cometh

written 11 in the book of life

12 Gr. down out of heaven upon shall be

from the foundation of the men: and men blasphemed present. world, when they behold the God because of the plague of

beast, how that he was, and the hail; for the plague there

is not, and 12 shall come. Here 9 of is exceeding great.

13 Or,

is the 13 mind which hath wis

meaning 17 And there came one of the

dom. The seven heads are seven angels that had the

seven mountains, on which

8 Or, a

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9 Or,

1 Or,

3 Gr.

10 the woman sitteth: and 1 they

4 hold of every unclean spirit, are seven kings; the five are

and a 4 hold of every unclean fallen, the one is, the other is

there are

and hateful bird. For 5 by 6 the 3 not yet come; and when he

wine of the wrath of her forcometh, he must continue a

nication all the nations are 11 little while. And the beast 2 Gr. fallen; and the kings of the that was, and is not, is him

hith earth committed fornication self also an eighth, and is of kingdom. with her, and the merchants the seven; and he goeth into

of the earth waxed rich by the 12 perdition. And the ten horns

power of her 7 wantonness. that thou sawest are ten kings, demons. And I heard another voice 4 which have received no king

from heaven, saying, Conie dom as yet; but they receive

forth, my people, ont of her, authority as kings, with the 4 Or, that ye have no fellowship 13 beast, for one hour. These

prison

with her sins, and that ye rehave one mind, and they give

ceive not of her plagues: for 5 their power and authority un

her sins 8 have reached even

5 Some 14 to the beast. These shall war

unto heaven, and God hath re

authoriagainst the Lamb, and the

ties read membered her iniquities. Ren- 6 Lamb shall overcome them, of the vine der unto her even as she renfor he is Lord of lords, and

...have
drunk.

dered, and double unto her King of kings; and they also

the double according to her shall overcome that are with

works: in the cup which she him, called and chosen and

6 Some

mingled, mingle unto her dou15 faithful. And he saith unto

ancient

ble. How much soever she 7 me, The waters which thou authori- glorified herself, and waxed

ties omit sawest, where the harlot sit

the icine

9 wanton, so much give her teth, are peoples, and mul

of torment and mourning : for titudes, and nations, and

she saith in her heart, I sit a 16 tongues. And the ten horns

queen, and am no widow, and which thou sawest, and the 70r, shall in no wise sec mournbeast, these shall hate the luxury

Therefore in one day 8 harlot, and shall make her

shall her plagues come, death, desolate and naked, and shall

and mourning, and famine; eat her flesh, and shall burn 8 Or,slove and she shall be utterly burn17 her utterly with fire. For God

ed with fire; for strong is 10 the did put in their hearts to do

Lord God which judged her. his mind, and to come to one ? Or, And the kings of the earth, 9 mind, and to give their king- luxurious

who

committed fornication dom unto the beast, until the

and lived 11 wantonly with her, words of God should be ac

10 Some

shall weep and wail over her, 18 complished. And the woman

when they look upon the

ancient whom thou sawest is the great authori- smoke of her burning, stand- 10 city, which 2 reigneth over the

ties omit

ing afar off for the fear of

the Lord. kings of the earth.

her torment, saying, Woe, woe, 18 After these things I saw

the great city, Babylon, the another angel coming down

11 Or, luxut

strong city! for in one hour out of heaven, having great riously is thy judgement come. And 11 authority; and the earth was

the merchants of the earth 2 lightened with his glory. And

weep and mourn over her, for he cried with a mighty voice, 12 Gr. no man buyeth their 12 mersaying, Fallen, fallen is Baby- cargo. chandise any more; 12 mer. 12 lon the great, and is become

chandise of gold, and silver, a habitation of 3devils, and a

and precious stone, and pearls,

ing.

and fine linen, and purple,

sea, saying, Thus with a mighand silk, and scarlet; and all

ty fall shall Babylon, the great thyine wood, and every vessel

city, be cast down, and shall of ivory, and every vessel made 1 Gr. be found no more at all. And 22 of most precious wood, and of

amomum. the voice of harpers and min. brass, and iron, and marble ;

strels and flute-players and 13 and cinnamon, and 1 spice,

trumpeters shall be heard no and incense, and ointment,

more at all in thee; and and frankincense, and wine, 2 Gr. no craftsman, 7 of whatsoever

bodies. and oil, and fine flour, and

craft, shall be found any more wheat, and cattle, and sheep;

at all in thee; and the voice and merchandise of horses

of a millstone shall be heard and chariots and 2 slaves; and

no more at all in thee; and 23 1+ 3 souls of men. And the fruits ? Or, lives the light of a lamp shall shine which thy soul lusted after are

no more at all in thee; and gone from thee, and all things

the voice of the bridegroom that were dainty and sumptu

and of the bride shall be ous are perished from thee, and

heard no more at all in thee: men shall find them no more

for thy merchants were the

Gr. 15 at all. The merchants of these

gilded.

princes of the earth; for with things, who were made rich by

thy sorcery were all the naher, shall stand afar off for the

tions deceived. And in her 24 fear of her torment, weeping

was found the blood of pro16 and mourning; saying, Woe, 5 Gr. work phets and of saints, and of all woe, the great city, she that

the sea.

that have been slain upon the was arrayed in fine linen and

earth. purple and scarlet, and 4 deck

After these things I heard 19 ed with gold and precious

as it were a great voice of 17 stone and pearl ! for in one 6 Gr. one. a great multitude in heaven, hour so great riches is made

saying, Hallelujah; Salvation, desolate. And every shipmas

and glory, and power, belong ter, and every one that saileth

to our God : for true and 2 any whither, and mariners, and

righteous are his judgements;

7 Some as many as 5 gain their living

for he hath judged the great

ancient 18 by sea, stood afar off, and cried

authori

harlot, which did corrupt the out as they looked upon the ties omit earth with her fornication, and smoke of her burning, saying,

of what- he hath avenged the blood of What city is like the great

his servants at her hand. And 3

craft, 19 city? And they cast dust on

a second time they 8 say, Haltheir heads, and cried, weep

lelujah. And her smoke goeth ing and mourning, saying, Woe,

up 9 for ever and ever. And 4 woe, the great city, wherein

the four and twenty elders were made rich all that had 8 Gr.

and the four living creatures

have said. their ships in the sea by rea

fell down and worshipped God son of her costliness! for in

that sitteth on the throne, say. one hour is she made deso

ing, Amen; Hallelujah. And 5 20 late. Rejoice over her, thou

a voice came forth from the heaven, and ye saints, and ye 9 Gr. throne, saying, Give praise to apostles, and ye prophets; for unto the our God, all ye his servants, God hath judged your judge the sole ye that fear him, the small ment on her.

and the great. And I heard 6 21 And 6a strong angel took

as it were the voice of a great up a stone as it were a great

multitude, and as the voice of millstone, and cast it into the

many waters, and as the yoice

80e ver

ages.

Press of

of mighty thunders, saying,

a name written, KING OF KINGS, Hallelujah: for the Lord our

AND LORD OF LORDS. God, the Almighty, reigneth.

And I saw 4 an angel stand- 17 7 Let'us rejoice and be exceed

ing in the sun; and he cried ing glad, and let us give the

with a loud voice, saying to

1 Some glory unto him: for the mar

ancient

all the birds that fly in mid riage of the Lamb is come, authori- heaven, Come and be gatherand his wife hath made her- ties omit ed together unto the great

called. 8 self ready. And it was given

supper of God; that ye may 18 unto her that she should ar

eat the flesh of kings, and the ray herself in fine linen, bright

flesh of 5 captains, and the flesh and pure: for the fine linen

of mighty men, and the flesh is the righteous acts of the

of horses and of them that sit 9 saints. And he saith unto me,

thereon, and the flesh of all Write, Blessed are they which 2 Some men, both free and bond, and are bidden to the marriage ancient

sinall and great.

authorisupper of the Lamb. And he

ties read And I saw the beast, and the 19 saith unto me, These are true dipped in. kings of the earth, and their 10 words of God. And I fell

armies, gathered together to down before his feet to wor

make war against him that sat ship him. And he saith unto

upon the horse, and against me, See thou do it not: I am

his army. And the beast was 20 a fellow-servant with thee and

taken, and with him the false with thy brethren that hold 3 Gr. vine- prophet that wrought the signs the testimony of Jesus: wor

in his sight, wherewith he deship God: for the testimony the wine ceived them that had receivof Jesus is the spirit of pro- fierceness

. ed the mark of the beast, and phecy.

them that worshipped his im11 And I saw the heaven open

age: they twain were cast aed; and behold, a white horse,

live into the lake of fire that and he that sat thereon, 1 call

burneth with brimstone: and 21 ed Faithful and True; and

the rest were killed with the in righteousness he doth judge 4 Gr. one.

sword of him that sat upon the 12 and make war. And his eyes

horse, even the sword which are a flame of fire, and upon

came forth out of his mouth: his head are many diadems;

and all the birds were filled and he hath a name written,

with their flesh. which no one knoweth but

And I saw an angel com- 20 13 he himself. And he is arrayed

ing down out of heaven, in a garment 2 sprinkled with

5 Or,
military

having the key of the abyss blood : and his name is called tribunes

and a great chain 6 in his 14 The Word of God. And the Gr. chili- hand. And he laid hold on 2 armies which are in heaven fol

archs.

the dragon, the old serpent, lowed him upon white horses,

which is the Devil and Satan, clothed in fine linen, white and

and bound him for a thou15 pure. And out of his mouth

sand years, and cast him into 3 proceedeth a sharp sword, that

the abyss, and shut it, and with it he should smite the na

sealed it over him, that he tions: and he shall rule them 6 Gr. apon. should deceive the nations no with a rod of iron: and he

more, until the thousand years treadeth the 3 winepress of the

should be finished: after this fierceness of the wrath of Al

he must be loosed for a little 16 mighty God. And he hath on

time. bis garment and on his thigh

And I saw thrones, and they 4

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