Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:
Then I saw another marvel in Heaven, great and wonderful--there were seven angels bringing seven plagues. These are the last plagues, because in them God's anger has found full expression.
Then one of the seven angels who were carrying the seven bowls came and spoke to me. "Come with me," he said, "and I will show you the doom of the great Harlot who sits upon many waters.
Then there came one of the seven angels who were carrying the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues. "Come with me," he said, "and I will show you the Bride, the Lamb's wife."
After all this I looked and saw a door in Heaven standing open, and the voice that I had previously heard, which resembled the blast of a trumpet, again spoke to me and said, "Come up here, and I will show you things which are to happen in the future."
Now he who was speaking to me had a measuring-rod of gold, with which to measure the city and its gates and its wall.
And suddenly there were two men conversing with Him, who were Moses and Elijah.
"Were not our hearts," they said to one another, "burning within us while He talked to us on the way and explained the Scriptures to us?"
He also said to me, "The waters which you have seen, on which the Harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes, nations and languages.