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For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.
And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on those that dwell upon the earth?
and he, that killeth with the sword, shall be slain with the sword. Here then is the patience and faith of the saints.
And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great amazement.
And herein was found the blood of prophets and saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.
He hath judged the great whore, who corrupted the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand:
for with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured back again to you.
and the husbandmen took his servants and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
and say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been concerned with them in shedding the blood of the prophets:
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The nations were enraged, but thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and to give a reward to thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and to those that fear thy name, small and great; and to destroy them that destroy the earth.
Rejoice over her, O heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets, for God hath avenged you on her.
but he that knew it not, and did things deserving stripes, shall be beaten with few: for to whomsoever much is given, of him will much be required; and to whom men have committed much, of him they will demand the more.
of how much greater punishment, think ye, shall he be counted worthy, who hath trampled under foot the Son of God, and accounted the blood of the covenant, by which he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and abused the Spirit of grace?