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Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe: come, get you down; for the press is full, the fats overflow; for their wickedness is great.
Seven weeks, shalt thou count unto thee, - from the beginning of thrusting in the sickle into the standing corn, shalt thou begin to count, seven weeks.
but, as soon as the fruit yieldeth itself up, straightway, he sendeth forth the sickle, because standing by is the harvest. -
And, another messenger, came forth out of the sanctuary, crying out with a loud voice, unto him that was sitting upon the cloud - Thrust in thy sickle, and reap; because the hour to reap is come, because the harvest of the earth is ripe.
For, thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel, The daughter of Babylon, is like a threshing, floor at the time of treading her: Yet a little, and the time of harvest shall overtake her.
Judah too! a harvest is appointed for thee, - in that I will bring back the captivity of my people.
And, the enemy that sowed them, is the adversary, and, the harvest, is, the conclusion of an age, and, the reapers, are, messengers.
For the press
A winepress, have I trodden, alone, And of the peoples, there was no man with me. So I trod them down in mine anger, And trampled upon then, in mine indignation, - And their life-blood besprinkled my garments, And all mine apparel, I defiled;
My Lord, hath flouted at all my magnates, in my midst, He hath called against me a host, to crush my young men, - A winepress, hath My Lord trodden, to the virgin, the daughter of Judah.
And, another messenger, came forth out of the sanctuary that is in heaven, - he also, having a sharp sickle.
Now, the men of Sodom were base and sinful, - against Yahweh, exceedingly.
And, in the fourth generation, shall they return hither, - for not complete, is the iniquity of the Amorites, as yet,
So Yahweh said, The outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah, because it hath become great, - And their sin, because it hath become exceeding grievous,
So shall the threshing-floors, be filled, with corn, - and the vats, overflow, with new wine and oil.