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for the truth's sake, which is in us, and shall be with us forever:


They are of the world; therefore they speak from the world, and the world hearkens to them.


That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have contemplated, and our hands have handled, concerning the living Word-


May mercy, and peace, and love, be multiplied to you.


And I saw a great white throne, and him who sat on it, from whose face earth and heaven fled away, and there was found no place for them.


And I testify of every one that hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man add to these things, God shall add to him the plagues which are written in this book:


After this, I saw, and beheld a great multitude, which no one could number, out of every nation, and tribe, and people, and language, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palms in their hands;


And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given to them-even the souls of them who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus, and for the word of God, and who had not worshiped the beast, nor his image, and had not received his mark on their foreheads, and upon their hands; and they lived, and reigned with Christ a thousand years:


And I saw an angel descending from heaven, who had the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.


But you have a few names in Sardis, who have not polluted their garments: and they shall walk with me in white, for they are worthy.


Now this is the testimony, that God has given to us eternal life: and this life is in his Son.


And I saw another angel flying through the midst of heaven, having everlasting good news to proclaim to the inhabitants of the earth, even to every nation, and tribe, and tongue, and people;


for these things being in you, and abounding, make you to be neither slothful, nor unfruitful, in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.


And by the messenger of the congregation in Laodicea, write: These things says the AMEN, the Faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God:


For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came, and bore witness to your truth, even as you walk in truth.


And they sung a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the scroll, and to open the seals of it; for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation;


Yes, I think it fit, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up, by putting you in remembrance;


But this one thing, let it not escape you, beloved, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.


to whom coming, as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God, and precious;


John, to the seven congregation which are in Asia; favor and peace be with you, from him who is, and who was, and who is to come; and from the seven spirits which are before his throne;


And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a savage beast ascending out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns; and upon its horns were ten diadems; and on its heads were the named of defamation.


knowing, that the putting off of this, my tabernacle, is soon to happen, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has showed me.


that which we have seen and heard, we declare to you; that you also may have fellowship with us: and our fellowship truly is with the Father, and with his Son, Jesus Christ.


But he who has not these things, is blind, shutting his eyes, having become forgetful of the purification of his old sins.


Beloved, wonder not at the fiery trial among you, which is come upon you for a trial, as if some strange thing happened to you;


And I heard a great voice out of heaven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he shall pitch his tent among them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be among them-their God.


And now, little children, abide in him, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and may not be put to shame by him, at his coming.


And he causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, freemen and slaves, to receive the mark on their right hand, or on their foreheads;


And I saw the dead, small and great, standing before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged out of the things written in the books, according to their works.


Beloved, making all haste to write to you, concerning the common salvation, I thought it necessary to write to you, exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith formerly delivered to the saints.


I rejoiced greatly, when I found some of your children walking in truth, as we received commandment from the Father.


And I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God Almighty, and the Lamb, are the temple of it.


I will therefore put you in remembrance, though you formerly knew this, that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them who did not believe.


And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out from her, my people, that you may not be partakers with her in her sins, and that you may not partake of her plagues:


Here is wisdom: let him who has understanding, compute the number of the beast; for it is the number of a man; and its number is six hundred and sixty-six.


For, to this end of the gospel was preached to the dead, that they might, indeed, be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit.


Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. He who does good, is of God; but he who does evil, has not seen God.


They went away from us, but they were not of us. For, if they had been of us, they would have abode with us; but they went away, that they might be made manifest that they were not of us.


Knowing this first, that scoffers will come in the last days, walking after their own lusts,


And there appeared a great sign in heaven-a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars;


And he showed me a river of water of life, clear as crystal, issuing out of the throne of God, and of the Lamb.


After these things, I saw, and behold, a door opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as of a trumpet speaking to me; and it said, Come up hither, and I will show you what shall be hereafter.


Therefore, I will carefully endeavor that you may be able, after my decease, to have these things always in remembrance.


Beloved, you do faithfully what you perform for the brethren, and for the strangers.


And now I beseech you, Cyria, not as writing to you a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.


By the messenger of the congregation in Ephesus, write: These things, says he who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lamps:


And when he opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature, saying, Come and see.


And a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any one worship the beast, and his image, and receive the mark on his forehead, or on his hand,


Of the tribe of Zebulon, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Benjamin, were sealed twelve thousand.


These have borne testimony to your love, in the presence of the congregation; whom, if you help forward on their journey, in a manner worthy of God, you will do well.


As, indeed, in all his epistles, speaking in them concerning these things: in which there are some things hard to be understood, which the untaught and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, to their own destruction.


And I looked, and behold the Lamb was standing upon Mount Zion, and with him one hundred and forty-four thousand who had the name of his Father written on their foreheads.


I have many things to write; but I do not incline to write them to you with pen and ink:


Who is a liar, if not he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? He is the antichrist who denies the Father and the Son.


but the unction which you have received from him abides in you; and you have no need that any one should teach you, unless the same unction teaches you concerning all things, and is truth, and is no lie: and as it has taught you, you will abide in him.


And I saw another beast ascending out of the earth, and it had two horns like a lamb: but it spoke like a dragon.


And, after these things, I saw four angels, standing at the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind might not blow upon the earth, nor upon the sea, nor on any tree.


And they heard a great voice saying to them, from heaven, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud, and their enemies looked on them.


Because for his name's sake, they went forth, receiving nothing from the Gentiles.


And by the messenger of the congregation in Philadelphia, write: These things says the Holy One, the True One; who has the key, the Son of David; he who opens and no man shuts; and shuts, and no man opens:


For this cause, when I come, I will bring his deeds to remembrance, which he practices-prating against us with malicious words; and, not content with this, he does not himself receive the brethren, and forbids them who would, and casts them out of the congregation.


And the dragon was enraged against the woman, and went away to make war against the remainder of her seed, who keep the commandments of God, and retain the testimony of Jesus Christ.


And another angel came out of the temple of God, crying with a loud voice, to him that sat upon the cloud. Put forth your sickle, and reap; for the season of reaping is come, because the harvest of the earth is ripe.


for I hope immediately to see you, and so we shall speak face to face. Salute the friends by name.


And reckon the long-suffering of our Lord, to be for salvation; as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you.


Christ, then, having suffered for us in the flesh, do you also warm yourselves with the same mind: for he who has suffered in the flesh, has ceased from sin;


We, therefore, ought to entertain such, that we may be joint laborers in the truth.


for he who wishes him success, partakes in his evil deeds.


The children of your beloved sister, salute you.


And one of the seven angels who had the seven vials, came and spoke with me, saying, Come, and I will show you the judgment of the great harlot, that sits upon many waters:


He who testifies these things, says, Surely, I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.


And he that sat upon the cloud put forth his sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped.


And by the messenger of the congregation in Sardis, write: These things says he who has the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know your works, that you have a name that you live, but are dead.


And I fell before his feet to worship him; and he said to me, See you do it not: I am a fellow-servant with you, and with your brethren who keep the testimony of Jesus. Worship God; for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.


I, John, who am also your brother and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the island called Patmos, for the sake of the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.


If any one come to you, and bring not this doctrine; receive him not into your house, nor wish him success:


Indeed, the time is come that punishment must begin at the house of God; and if it begin first at us, what the end of them who do not obey the gospel of God?


And there was given to me a reed like a measuring rod, saying, Arise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those who worship at it;


Now to him who is able to guard you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory, with exceeding joy;


And I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne, a scroll written within and without, sealed with seven seals.


And after these things, I heard the voice as of a great multitude in heaven, saying, Hallelujah! salvation, and glory, and power, to the Lord our God;


And I will give to my two witnesses commission, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.


For certain men have come in privily, who long ago were before written to this very condemnation; ungodly men, perverting the favor of our God to lasciviousness, and denying the only sovereign Lord, even our Lord Jesus Christ.


and his feet like fine brass, when glowing in a furnace; and his voice as the voice of many waters;


I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I wish you were either cold or hot.


Truly, in like manner, also, shall these dreamers be punished-who, indeed, defile the flesh, despise authority, and blaspheme dignities.


Let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.


and, in the midst of the seven lamps, one like a Son of Man, clothed in a long robe, and girded about the breasts with a golden girdle.


Likewise Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities around them, which, after their example, had habitually committed uncleanness, and gone after other flesh, are set forth an example, suffering the punishment of an eternal fire.


Every one who hates his brother, is a manslayer; and you know that no manslayer has eternal life abiding in him.


Also, the angels who kept not their first estate, but left their proper habitation, he has reserved in everlasting chains, under darkness, to the judgment of the great day.


Write the things which you see, even those which are, and the things which shall be hereafter.


Alas for them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and have run evidently in the error of Balaam's hire, and have perished in the rebellion of Korah.


And I saw, when the Lamb opened one of the seals; and I heard one of the four living creatures, which said, as with a voice of thunder, Come and see.


And I beheld, and heard the voice of many angels round about the throne, and of the living creatures, and of the elders: and the number of them was myriads of myriads, and thousands of thousands;


Let household servants be subject to their masters, with all reverence; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.


And the rest were slain with the sword that came out of the mouth of him who sat on the horse: and all the birds were satiated with their flesh.


who formerly were disobedient, when the patience of God once waited, in the days of Noah, while an ark was preparing, in which few, that is, eight souls, were effectually saved through water-


And the fifth angel sounded; and I saw a Star fall from the heaven to the earth; and there was given to him the key of the bottomless pit.


And the woman which you saw, is the great city, that rules over the kings of the earth.


Little children, I write to you, because your sins are forgiven you, on account of his name.


And every spirit that does not confess Jesus, is not from God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, which you have heard that it comes, and now is in the world already.


We know that whoever has been begotten by God, does not sin; but he who is begotten by God, guards himself, and the wicked on does not lay hold on him.


and a third part of the creatures which had life in the sea, died; and a third part of the ships were destroyed.


And they had tails like scorpions, and their stings were in their tails; and their power was to hurt men five months.


And I heard a sound, which was as the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and like the peal of mighty thunderings, saying, Hallelujah! for the Lord God, the Omnipotent, reigns!


but these, indeed, revile those things which they do not know; but what things they do know, naturally, as animals void of reason, by these things they destroy themselves.


And out of the throne there came lightnings, and thunders, and voices. And seven lamps of fire were burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.


Now, Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, indeed, concerning these men; saying, "Behold, the Lord comes with his myriads of holy angels,


saying, What you see, write in a book, and send it to the seven congregations; to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.


May the favor of the Lord Jesus Christ be with all the saints!


And when he received the scroll, the four living creatures, and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one harps, and golden vials full of perfumes, which are the prayers of the saints.


And there appeared another sign in heaven; and, behold! a great fiery dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his heads seven crowns.




As for the conqueror, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go out no more: and I will inscribe upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the New Jerusalem, which is to come down from heaven, from my God; and my new name.


Now, if, having fled away from the pollutions of the world, through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and being again entangled, they are overcome by them; their last condition is worse than the first.


And he came and took the scroll out of the right hand of him who sat upon the throne.


I know your works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but you are rich,) and I know the slander of those who say they are Jews, and are not; but are the assembly of Satan.


Beloved, this second epistle I now write to you, in which epistles I stir up your sincere mind to remembrance:


And the serpent threw out of his mouth water, like a river, after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away by the stream:


raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the blackness of darkness for ever is reserved.


I wrote to the congregation: but Diotrephes, who affects a pre-eminence among them, does not receive us.


And in that hour there was a great earthquake; and a tenth part of the city fell, and seven thousand titles of men were destroyed by the earthquake; and the rest were terrified, and gave glory to the God of heaven.


These men are spots in love feasts, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear. They are clouds without water, carried about of winds: withered autumnal trees without fruit; twice dead; rooted out;


Whoever has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the congregations.


And they cast dust upon their heads, and cried, weeping, and mourning, saying, Alas! alas! the great city, by whose magnificent expenses, all that had ships in the sea were enriched; for she is made desolate in one hour!


And another angel came out of the temple that was in heaven; and he had a sharp sickle.


to him be the glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.


On the other hand, I write to you a new commandment, which is true concerning him and concerning you. For the darkness is passing away, and the light, which is true, now shines.


and they cry with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God who sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb!


And he said to me, You must again prophesy to many people, and nations, and tongues, and kings.


and the earth opened its mouth, and drank up the flood which the dragon threw out of his mouth.


And the wine press, which stood out of the city, was trodden, and the blood came out of the wine press, even to the bridles of the horses, at the distance of one thousand six hundred furlongs.


But, beloved, remember the words which were spoken by the Apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;


And the first creature was like a lion; and the second creature was like a calf; and the third creature had a face like a man; and the fourth creature was like a flying eagle.


The second woe is past, and behold the third woe comes quickly.


(for; -that righteous man, dwelling among them, by the sight and report of their unlawful deeds, tormented his righteous soul from day to day;)


And if we know that he hearkens to us, concerning whatever we ask; we know that we shall obtain the petitions which we have asked from him.


Yet you have this, that you hate the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.


to pass sentence on all, and to convict all the ungodly among them, of all their deeds of ungodliness; which they have impiously committed; and of all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against him."


These are murmurers, and complainers, who walk according to their own lusts; and their mouths speak great swelling words. They admire persons for the sake of gain.


And the twenty-four elders who sat before God on their thrones, fell upon their faces and worshiped God,


And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as there had not been from the time that men were upon the earth; such and so great an earthquake.


that they said to you, that in the last time there would be scoffers walking according to their own ungodly lusts.


and rescued righteous Lot, exceedingly grieved by the lewd behavior of the lawless:


saying, Amen: the blessing, and the glory, and the wisdom, and the thanksgiving, and the honor, and the power, and the strength, be to our God for ever and ever: Amen.


And the third angel sounded; and there fell from heaven a great star, blazing like a torch; and fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters:


And all the messengers stood round about the throne, and about the elders, and the four living creatures; and they fell down on their faces, before the throne, and worshiped God;


But he who hates his brother, is in the darkness, and walks in that darkness, and does not know whither he goes; because the darkness has blinded his eyes.


Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and you saints, and apostles, and prophets; for on your account God has pronounced sentence upon her.


And one of the elders answered, saying to me, As for those who are clothed with white apparel, who are they, and whence do they come?


The elder, to Gaius, the beloved, whom I love in the truth.


One woe is gone, and behold other two woes, besides it, yet coming.


But these, as natural, irrational animals, made for capture and destruction, speaking evil of matters which they do not understand, shall be utterly destroyed by their own corruptions;


And making a difference, have compassion, indeed, on some:


And the nations of the saved shall walk in its light; and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and their honor into it.


And another angel came from the altar, having power over the fire; and he cried out with a loud cry to him who had the sharp sickle, saying, Put forth your sharp sickle, and lop off the clusters of the vine upon the earth; for its grapes are ripe.


These be they who separate themselves, sensual, not having the Spirit.


All unrighteousness is sin: but there is a sin not to death.


saying, We give thanks to thee, O Lord God Almighty, who art, and who wast, because thou hast taken by great power, and hast commenced thy reign.


whereas, angels, who are greater in strength and power, do not bring a reviling accusation against them before the Lord.


and the stars fell from heaven, on the earth, as fig tree drops its untimely figs, being shaken by a mighty wind:


And while the living creatures are giving glory, and honor, and thanks to him who sits upon the throne, who lives for ever and ever,


And a strong angel took a stone, like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea; saying, Thus shall Babylon, the great city, he dashed down with violence, and never be found again.


For by this we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.


and the name of the star was called Wormwood, and a third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were become bitter.


Whoever has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the congregations. The conqueror shall not be injured by the second death.


By Sylvanus, a faithful brother, (as I conclude,) I have written to you in few words, exhorting you, and strongly testifying that this is the true favor of God, in which you stand.


And there were given to each of them white robes; and it was said to them, that they should rest yet a while, till the number of their fellow-servants and brethren who should be killed, as they had been, should be completed.


the twenty-four elders fall down before him who sits upon the throne, who lives for ever and ever; and they cast down their crowns before the throne, saying,


receiving the due reward of unrighteousness. These delight to spend the day in luxurious festivity: they are spots and blemishes, reveling in their deceits when they feast with you;


And the fourth angel sounded; and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars, so that the third part of them was darkened, and the day was obscured for a third part, and the night also.


Salute one another with a kiss of love. Peace to you all, who are in Christ Jesus.


And many will follow their lewd practices, on account of whom, they way of truth will be evil spoken of.


And I saw the horses, and those who sat upon them, thus in their appearance; having breastplates of fire, and hyacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were like the heads of lions, and out of their mouths went fire, and smoke, and brimstone.


And I beheld, and heard one of the angels flying in the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to those who dwell upon the earth, for the remaining sounds of the trumpets of the three angels, which are yet to sound!


(when they behold you chaste behavior, joined with reverence:)


And the four living creatures said, Amen: and the elders fell down and worshiped him.


And the gates of it shall not be shut by day; (for there shall be no night there.)


and the light of a lamp shall be seen no more in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom, and of the bride, shall be heard no more in thee: because they merchants were the grandees of the earth-because by thy sorceries were all the nations deceived:


I know your works, and where you dwell; even where the throne of Satan is: and you hold fast my name, and have not denied my faith, even in those days in which Antipas was my faithful witness, who was slain among you, where Satan dwells.


and was convicted of his transgression; the dumb brute, speaking with man's voice, reprimanded the madness of the prophet.


for, speaking great swelling words of falsehood, they allure by the lusts of the flesh, even by lasciviousness, those who have actually fled away from them who are living in error.


and I will say her children with death; and all the congregations shall know that I am he who search the reins and the heart; and I will give to every one of you according to your works.


Therefore, let what you have heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you have heard from the beginning, abide in you; you also shall abide in the Son, and in the Father:


And a great hail, as of the weight of a talent, descended from heaven upon men: and men reviled God, because of the plague of the hail; for the plague of it was very great.


You, in like manner, have those that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which I hate.


By them, indeed, he is evil spoken of, but by you he is glorified. Wherefore, let none of you suffer as a murderer, or a thief, or a malefactor, or as a meddling person.


And the sixth angel sounded; and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which was before God,


I have not written to you because you know not the truth, but because you know it, and that no lie is of the truth.


And the four angels were loosed, who were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, to kill a third part of men.


These things I have written to you, concerning them who deceive you;


and the heavens passed away like a scroll, when it is rolled up; and every mountain, and island, was moved out of its place:


And the number of the horsemen was two myriads of myriads: I heard the number of them.


But the saying of the true proverb has happened to them: "The dog is returned to his own vomit; and the washed hog, to its wallowing in the mire."


And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the Gentiles fell down. And Babylon the great came into remembrance before God, to give her the cup of the wine of his fiercest wrath.


And they reformed not from their murders, and their magical incantations; nor from their fornication, nor their thefts.


They shall hunger no more, neither shall they thirst any more; nor shall the sun fall upon them, nor any heat:


saying to the sixth angel, who had the trumpet, Loose the four angels who are bound by the great river Euphrates.


And they shall bring the glory and the honor of the nations into it.


And, if the righteous with difficulty escape, where will the ungodly and the sinner appear!


Nevertheless, what you have, hold fast till I come.


And after three days and a half, the breath of life from God, entered into them, and they stood upon their feet: and great fear fell on those who looked upon them.


And I have given her time to reform from her fornication, and she reforms not.


And the angel laid his sickle to the earth, and lopped off the vine of the earth; and he threw them into the great wine press of the wrath of God.


Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and those who commit adultery with her, into great tribulation, unless they reform from their works;


And their powers are in their mouths, and in their tails; and their tails are like serpents, having heads, and with them they injure.


On which account they wonder that you do not run with them, into the same sink of debauchery, reviling you,-


But I say to you, even to the rest in Thyatira, as many as do not hold this doctrine, and who have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will lay upon you no other burden.


Whoever has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the congregations.


And round about the throne there were twenty-four thrones; and on the thrones, twenty-four elders sitting, clothed with white apparel; and upon their heads golden crowns.


and he shall rule them with a rod of iron, they shall be dashed in pieces like a potter's vessel: as I have also received of my Father.


and she being pregnant, cried out in travail, and in pangs, to be delivered.


And the first sounded; and there hail and fire, mingled with blood, and it was cast down upon the earth; and a third part of the trees was burnt up, and all the herbage was burnt up.


And the voice of harpers, and musicians, of them that play the flute, and sound the trumpet, shall be heard no more in thee; nor shall the noise of the millstone be heard any more in thee;


And persons of various people, and tribes, and tongues, and nations, shall look on their dead bodies three days and a half, and shall not permit their corpses to be laid in the graves.


And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures, saying, A chenix of wheat for a denarius, and three chenices of barley for a denarius; you see that you injure not the oil, nor the wine.


Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, which are ready to die: for I have not found your works filled up in the sight of God.


And I saw a mighty messenger proclaiming with a great voice, Who is worthy to open the scroll, and to loose its seals?


And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature, saying, Come and see. And I saw, and behold, a black horse; and he who sat upon it, has a pair of scales in his hand.


And if any one will injure them, fire shall come out of their mouth, and devour their enemies: and if any one will injure them, so must he be put to death.


And they who dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and be glad, and shall send gifts to each other; because these two prophets tormented those who dwelt upon the earth.


These have power to shut heaven, so that no rain shall be showered down in the days of their prophecy; they have power over the waters, to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth as often as they will, with every plague.


And every island fled away, and the mountains were found no more.


These are the two olive trees, and the two lamps, which stand before the Lord of the earth.


And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature, saying, Come-


nevertheless, they did not prevail, neither was place found for them any more in heaven.


and he who sat on it, was in appearance like a jasper and sardine stone; and a rainbow, in appearance like an emerald, was round about the throne.


And another horse came out, which was red; and it was given to him who sat upon it, to take peace from the earth, and that they should slay each other; and there was given to him a great sword.


And when the seven thunders had spoken, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven, saying, Seal up what the seven thunders have spoken, and write it not.


Testimony is borne to Demetrius, by all, and by the truth itself; and we also bear testimony; and you know that our testimony is true.


And he had in his hand a little book, open; and he put his right foot upon the sea, and the left upon the earth.


And he cried out with a loud voice, as when a lion roars: and when he cried, the seven thunders uttered their voices.


And I took the little book out of the hand of the angel, and eat it up; and in my mouth it was sweet as honey, but when I had eaten it, my stomach was bitter.


And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and seven trumpets were given to them.


And I went to the angel, and said to him, Give me the little book. And he said to me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall embitter your stomach, but in your mouth it shall be as sweet as honey.


And the voice which I heard from heaven spoke to me again, and said, Go, take the little book, which is open, out of the hand of the angel which stands upon the sea and upon the earth.


With these three-by the fire, by the smoke, and by the brimstone-that went out of their mouths, they slew a third part of men.


And the seven angels who had the seven trumpets, prepared themselves to sound.


And the angel, whom I saw standing on the sea and on the earth, lifted up his hand toward heaven,


Of the tribe of Simeon, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Issachar, were sealed twelve thousand.


Of the tribe of Judah, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Gad, were sealed twelve thousand.


And one in heaven, nor upon the earth, nor under the earth, was able to open the scroll, or to look into it.


And it was said to them that they should not injure the grass of the earth, nor any green thing, nor any tree; but the men who had not the seal of God in their foreheads.


Whoever has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the congregations.


And the angel took the censer, and filled it with the fire of the altar, and threw it upon the earth; and there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings, and an earthquake.


And I wept abundantly, because no one was found worthy to open the scroll, nor to look into it.


And out of the smoke there came locusts upon the earth; and power was given to them, as scorpions of the earth have power.


Of the tribe of Asher, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Naphtali, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Manasseh, were sealed twelve thousand.


Whoever has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the congregations.


And I saw one of its heads wounded, as it were, to death; and yet its mortal wound was healed. And the whole earth wondered, and followed after the wild beast;


And there came one of the seven angels, who had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues; and spoke with me, saying, Come, and I will show you the bride, the Lamb's wife.


(He who believes on the Son of God, has the testimony in himself. He who believes not God, has made him a liar, because he has not believed the testimony, which God has testified concerning his Son.)


And he opened the bottomless pit, and smoke ascended from the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace: and the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke of the pit.


And I saw, and behold, a pale horse; and as for him who sat on it, his name was Death; and Hades followed him: and there was given to him power to slay the fourth part of the earth with the sword, and with famine, and with death, and with the wild beasts of the field.


Therefore, rejoice you heavens, and you who inhabit them. But woe to those who inhabit the earth and the sea; for the devil is come down to you, having great wrath, because he knows that he has but a short time.


And the smoke of the perfumes went up, with the prayers of the saints, from the hand of the angel, before God.


By which, also, he made proclamation to the spirits in prison,


And I saw, and out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet there came forth three unclean spirits, like frogs:


And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she had a place prepared by God, that she might there be nourished one thousand two hundred and sixty days.


(for the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and declare to you that life which is eternal, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)


And the sixth poured forth his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and its water was dried up, that a way might be prepared for the kings from the rising of the sun.


And he brought me, in the Spirit, to a great and high mountain; and he showed me the city, the holy Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,


And the resemblance of the locusts was like horses prepared for war; and on their heads were, as it were, crowns of gold; and their faces were like the faces of men:


And there was given to it a mouth speaking great things, and defamation: and there was given to it power to practice forty-two months-


For they had a king over them, the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name, in the Hebrew language, is Abaddon; and in the Greek, he has the name Apollyon.


And by the messenger of the congregation in Thyatira, write: These things says the Son of God, who has his eyes as a flame of fire, and his feet like fine brass:


And I turned to see the voice which spoke to me, and being turned, I saw seven golden lamps;


Whoever has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the congregations: To the conqueror I will give of the hidden manna; and I will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knows except he who receives it.


Seeing, then, all these things shall be dissolved; -what sort of persons ought you to be, in holy behavior and godliness,


And by the messenger of the congregation in Smyrna, write: These things, says the First and the Last, who was dead, and is alive:


and he cast him into the abyss, and shut him down, and set a seal upon him, that he might not deceive the nations any more, till the thousand years were accomplished; and then he must be loosed again for a little time.


and if any one take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city-the things which are written in this book.


And whatever we ask, we receive from him; because we keep his commandments, and do the things which are pleasing in his sight.


And he gathered them together into a place which is called, in the Hebrew language, Armageddon.


And it was not given to them to kill them, but to torment them five months: and their torment was like that of a scorpion when it stings a man.


And I beheld, in the middle space, between the throne and the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, there stood a Lamb, which seemed to have been slain, having seven horns, and seven eyes; these are the seven Spirits of God, sent forth into all the earth.


And it was given to it to give breath to the image of the beast, that the image of the beast might speak, and cause as many as will not worship the image of the beast to be put to death.


Wherefore, it is contained in the scripture, "Behold I lay in Zion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: whoever trusts in it, shall not be ashamed."


And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.


and in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, even of all those who were slain upon the earth.


he also shall drink of the wine of the indignation of God, which is tempered, without mixture, in the cup of his wrath; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb.


And they sang the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb; saying, Great and wonderful are thy works, O Lord God Almighty; righteous and true are thy ways, O King of Saints.


And the ten horns which you saw, are ten kings, which have not yet received their kingdom, but they shall receive authority with the beast, as kings at the same time.


And the sea gave up the dead that were in it; and death and hades gave up the dead that were in them: and they were judged every one according to his works.


And the nations were wroth; and thy wrath came, and the time of the dead when they should be judged, and a reward should be given to thy servants, the prophets, and to the saints, and to them that fear thy name, small and great; and when thou shouldst destroy those that destroy the earth.


and the outer court of the temple throw out, and measure it not; for it shall be given to the Gentiles, and they shall trample upon the holy city forty-two months.


And after this, I saw an angel descending from heaven, who had great power; and the earth was enlightened with his glory.


Therefore, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of my mouth.


Whereas, Michael, the Arch Angel, when contending with the devil, (he disputed about the body of Moses,) did not attempt to bring against him a reviling accusation, but said, "The Lord rebuke":


And the beast which I saw was like a leopard, and its feet were like those of a bear, and its mouth like the mouth of a lion; and the dragon gave it his power, and his throne, and great authority.


We are of God: he who know God, hearkens to us; he who is not of God, hearkens not to us. By this we know the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.


And there were given to the woman two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, to her place; where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.


and they said to the mountains, and the rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb!


In the midst of the broad street, and on each side of the river, was the tree of life, producing twelve kinds of fruit- producing its fruit in every month: and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.