Rejoice over her, heaven, and ye saints and apostles and prophets; for God has judged your judgment upon her.
For this reason also the wisdom of God has said, I will send to them prophets and apostles, and of these shall they kill and drive out by persecution,
and they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O sovereign Ruler, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell upon the earth?
Therefore be full of delight, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil has come down to you, having great rage, knowing he has a short time.
Mine arrows will I make drunk with blood, And my sword shall devour flesh; I will make them drunk with the blood of the slain and of the captives, With the head of the princes of the enemy.
"So perish all thine enemies, O LORD! But thy friends be like the sun as he rises in his might." And the land had rest for forty years.
Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.
The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance; he shall wash his footsteps in the blood of the wicked:
Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof;
The upright shall see it, and rejoice; and all unrighteousness shall stop its mouth.
Let them curse, but bless thou; when they rise up, let them be ashamed, and let thy servant rejoice.
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth; and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.
For behold, Jehovah cometh out of his place to visit the iniquity of the inhabitants of the earth upon them; and the earth shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
Sing, ye heavens; for Jehovah hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth; break forth into singing, ye mountains, the forest, and every tree therein! For Jehovah hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.
Shout, ye heavens; and be joyful, thou earth; and break forth into singing, ye mountains: for Jehovah hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted ones.
Therefore behold, days are coming when I will punish the graven images of Babylon; and her whole land shall be put to shame, and all her slain shall fall in the midst of her.
And shall not God at all avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, and he bears long as to them?
being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner-stone,
which in other generations has not been made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the power of the Spirit,
and he has given some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some shepherds and teachers,
to be mindful of the words spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of the Lord and Saviour by your apostles;
But ye, beloved, remember the words spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,
After these things I heard as a loud voice of a great multitude in the heaven, saying, Hallelujah: the salvation and the glory and the power of our God: