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If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts; and be always prepared for giving an answer, with meekness and reverence, to every one who asks of you a reason for the hope which is in you.
but you are an elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people; that you should declare the perfections of him who has called you from darkness into his marvelous light:
Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if any one hear my voice, and open the door, I will enter into his house, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Because, indeed, you have tasted that the Lord is good;
for the truth's sake, which is in us, and shall be with us forever:
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but try the spirits, whether they be from God; because many false prophets are gone forth into the world.
The Lord does not delay his promise in the manner some account delaying; but he exercises long-suffering toward us, not desiring that any should perish, but that all should come to reformation.
And I saw a new heaven, and a new earth; for the former heaven and the former earth were passed away: and the sea was no more.
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light; we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ the Son cleanses us from all sin.
They are of the world; therefore they speak from the world, and the world hearkens to them.
and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for from the time the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as at the beginning of the creation.
For even Christ once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God; being put to death, indeed, in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit.
who himself bore away our sins in his own body, on the tree; that we, being freed from sins, should live to righteousness; by whose stripes you are healed.
Be sober, be vigilant: your adversary, the devil, is walking about as a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour:
Beloved, let us love one another; for love is from God: and every one who loves, has been begotten by God, and knows God.
Love not the world, neither the things which are in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Behold how great love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! For this reason, the world does not know us, because it did not know him.
Knowing this first, that no prophecy brought by the will of man;
My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. Yet if any one has sinned, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the Just One.
And it is the Spirit who testified; because the Spirit is the truth.
but the holy men of God spoke, being moved by the Holy Spirit.
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
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.
Beloved, now we are the children of God; but it does not yet appear what we shall be. However, we know that when he shall appear, we shall be like him-that we shall see him as he is.
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 saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse; and he that sat upon it was called Faithful and True; and he judges and makes war in righteousness:
He who does not love, does not know God; for God is love.
And he is a propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for the whole world.
As his divine power has gifted to us all things which are necessary to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who has called us to glory and virtue.
But, as for the cowards, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and prostitutes, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars-their part shall be in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you; who will privately introduce destructive sects, denying even the Lord who bought them, bringing on themselves swift destruction.
For thus, anciently, the holy women, also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands;
Cast all your anxious care on him, because he cares for you.
Moreover, this is the message which we have heard from him, and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
Let every one, according as he has received a gift, minister it to the others, as good stewards of the manifold favor of God.
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:
and to knowledge, temperance; and to temperance, patience; and to patience, godliness;
By this we have known the love of Christ, because he laid down his life for us; therefore we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
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 thus the great dragon was cast out; even the old serpent called the Devil, and Satan, who deceives the world, was cast out to the earth; and his angels were cast out with him.
and thus there shall be richly ministered to you, an entrance into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
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:
In like manner, let the wives be in subjection to their own husbands; that, indeed, if any obey not the word, they, without the word, may be won by the behavior of their wives,
And I saw an angel descending from heaven, who had the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.
Every one who works sin, works also the transgression of law; for sin is the transgression of law.
Besides, to this you were called; for even Christ suffered for us, leaving us a pattern, that you should follow his footsteps;
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.
These things I have written to you, that you may know that you have eternal life-that you may continue to believe on the name of the Son of God.
The seniors who are among you, I exhort, who am also a senior, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory which is to be revealed.
Now this is the testimony, that God has given to us eternal life: and this life is in his Son.
And he shall away wipe every tear from their eyes; and death shall be no more, nor grief, nor crying; nor shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
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;
Behold, he is coming in the clouds; and every eye shall see him, even they who pierced him: and all the tribes of the earth shall mourn because of him. Yes: so let it be.
And the devil, who had deceived them, was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet were: and they shall be tormented day and night for ages and ages.
having been regenerated, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of the living God, which remains.
And this is the confidence which we have with him, that if we ask anything according to his will, he hearkens to us.
and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love:
But grow in favor, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.
Young children, it is the last period. And as you have heard that the antichrist comes, so, now, there are many antichrists; whence you know that it is the last period.
However, as thief, the day of the Lord will come; in which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements burning shall be dissolved; and the earth, and the works that are upon it, shall be utterly burned.
And we have known, and believed the love which God has in us. God is love; wherefore, he who abides in love, abides in God, and God in him.
so we have the prophetic word more firm; to which you do well to take heed, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, till the day dawn, and the morning star arise in your hearts.
for these things being in you, and abounding, make you to be neither slothful, nor unfruitful, in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
On account of which, the greatest and most precious promises are freely given to us, that by these we might be made partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world, through lust.
He who works sin, is of the devil; for the devil sins from the beginning. For this purpose, the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth; to him who has loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
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:
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear has torment: therefore, he who fears is not made perfect in love.
and you have patience; and have borne for my name's sake, and have not fainted.
who shall give account to him who is prepared to judge the living and the dead.
And the Spirit and the Bride say, Come: and let him that hears, say, Come: and let him that is thirsty, come: whoever will, let him take of the water of life freely.
I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.
You are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because he is greater, who is with you, than he who is with the world.
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels made war against the dragon; and the dragon made war, and his angels:
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;
And by this, we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments.
Worthy art thou, O Lord, to receive glory, and honor, and power; for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are, and were created.
Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ, has been begotten by God; and every one who loves the begetter, loves also the begotten by him.
Behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me: I will recompense to every man according as his works shall be.
the antitype, immersion, does, also, now save us, (not putting away the filth of the flesh; but seeking of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ;
In this is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent forth his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.
And if any one was not found written in the book of life, he was cast into the lake of fire.
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.
We love him, because he first loved us.
as newborn babes, earnestly desire the unadulterated milk of the word, that you may grow by it.
A revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave to him, to show to his servants the things which must shortly be; and sending by his messenger, he signified them to his servant John,
Indeed, there are three who bear testimony: the Spirit, and the water, and the blood; and these three agree in one.
to whom coming, as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God, and precious;
because, every one that is begotten by God, overcomes the world. And this is the victory which overcomes the world, even our faith.
you, also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual temple, a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices, most acceptable to God, through Jesus Christ.
And the seventh angel sounded, and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of the world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.
And when he opened the fifth sea, I saw, under the altar, the souls of those who were slaughtered on account of the word of God, and the testimony which they held.
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;
In like manner, husbands, dwell with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the wife, as the weaker vessel, and as joint heirs of the favor of life, that your prayers be not hindered.
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.
By this the love of God was manifested to us, that God sent forth his Son, the only begotten, into the world, that we might live through him.
For God, indeed, did not spare the angels who sinned, but with chains of darkness confining them in Tartarus, delivered them over to be kept for judgment;
And for this very reason, indeed, giving all diligence, add to your faith, courage; and to courage, knowledge;
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.
Fear none of the things which you shall suffer; behold, the devil will cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried; and you shall have tribulation ten days: be you faithful until death, and I will give you a crown of life.
Beloved, I beseech you, as sojourners and travelers, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.
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;
I have no greater joy than that which I have when I hear my children are walking in truth.
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;
Be subject, therefore, to every human establishment for the Lord's sake; whether to the king, as supreme;
Symeon Peter, a servant and Apostle of Jesus Christ, to them who have obtained like precious faith with us, through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:
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.
For the like reason, you younger persons subject yourselves to the seniors. Yes, all be subject to one another, and be clothed with humility, for God resists the proud but gives favor to the humble.
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.
Wherefore, having purified your souls by obeying the truth, through the Spirit, to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another, from a pure heart, fervently:
And the beast was taken captive, and with him the false prophet, who had wrought signs before him, by which he deceived those who received the mark of the beast, and those who worshiped his image; both of whom were cast alive into the lake of fire which burned with brimstone.
I rejoiced greatly, when I found some of your children walking in truth, as we received commandment from the Father.
For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not burdensome;
For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eye-witnesses of his grandeur;
And I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God Almighty, and the Lamb, are the temple of it.
Finally, be all of one mind, sympathizing, lovers of the brethren, tender-hearted, courteous-
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.
My little children, let us not love in word, nor in tongue; but in deed, and in truth.
And death and hades were cast into the lake of fire: this is the second death.
Happy is he that reads, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it; for the time is at hand.
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:
We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies under the wicked one.
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.
We rejoice, and exult, and give glory to him, because the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife has prepared herself.
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.
Moreover, we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, that we might know him that is true; and we are in him that is true-in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and the eternal life.
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;
even as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him Lord; whose daughters you are become, doing well, and not fearing any terror.
If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and obey not the truth.
And he showed me a river of water of life, clear as crystal, issuing out of the throne of God, and of the Lamb.
And they have overcome him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death.
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and heard a great voice behind me, as of a trumpet,
And all the inhabitants of the earth shall worship it, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb, that was slain from the beginning of the world.
But we, according to his promise, expect new heavens, and a new earth, in which dwells righteousness.
Because you have kept the word of my patience, I will also keep you from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try the inhabitants of the earth.
He who has the Son, has this life; he who has not the Son of God, has not this life.
for when he received from God the Father honor and glory, a vice to this effect came to him from the magnificent glory, "This is my Son, the beloved, in whom I delight."
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.
I am he who lives and was dead; and behold, I am living for ever and ever; and I have the keys of the unseen world, and of death.
Whoever, therefore, has the goods of this world, and sees his brother in need, and yet shuts up his compassion from him, how abides the love of God in him?
Be humbled, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time.
And I saw, when he opened the sixth seal, and there was an earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair; and the moon became as blood;
He who says he abides in him, ought, himself, also, so to walk even as he walked.
who through him, believe in God, who raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory, that your faith and hope might be in God.
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.
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life-is not of the Father, but is of the world.
Whoever has been begotten by God, does not work sin; because his seed abides in him; and he can not sin, because he has been begotten by God.
His head, even his hairs, were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
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.
Wherefore, laying aside all malice, and all guile and hypocrisies, and envyings, and all evil speaking;
And this is the love that we walk according to his commandments. This is the commandment, even as you have heard from the beginning, that you may walk in it;
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.
And when the thousand years shall be accomplished, Satan shall be loosed from his confinement;
But you have an unction from the Holy One, and know all things.
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.
Favor and peace be multiplied to you, through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord.
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.
And above all things, have fervent love to one another; for love will cover a multitude of sins.
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.
and has made us kings and priests to his God and Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
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.
Look to yourselves, that we may not lose the things which we have wrought, but may receive a full reward.
Because for his name's sake, they went forth, receiving nothing from the Gentiles.
And I, John, saw the holy city, the New Jerusalem, descending from God, out of heaven, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.
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:
Now the end of all things has approached; be, therefore, sober, and watch to prayer.
And this voice we heard come from heaven, being with him on the holy mountain:
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.
Whoever has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the congregations. To him who conquers, I will give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
Happy and holy is he who has a part in the first resurrection! on such, the second death shall have no power; but they shall be the priests of God, and of Christ: and they shall reign with him a thousand years.
I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify these things to you, in the congregations. I am the Root and the Offspring of David; the bright and the Morning Star.
If any one say, Indeed I love God, and yet hate his brother, he is a liar: for he who loves not his brother, whom he has seen, how can he love God, whom he has not seen?
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 when I saw him, I fell down at his feet, as dead; and he laid his right hand upon me, and said, Fear not; I am the First and the Last;
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.
We know that we have passed away from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who loves not his brother, abides in death.
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.
who did not sin, neither was guile found in his mouth;
By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses Jesus Christ has come in the flesh, is from God.
Feed the flock of God, which is with you; exercising the overseer's office, not by constraint, but willingly; neither for the sake of sordid gain, but from good disposition;
If any one see his brother sinning a sin, not to death, let him ask, and he will grant to him life, for those who sin not to death. There is a sin leading to death. I do not say concerning it, that you should ask.
for he who wishes him success, partakes in his evil deeds.
The children of your beloved sister, salute you.
Moreover, you know that he was manifested that he might take away our sins-and in him is no sin.
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:
Wherefore, the rather, brethren, earnestly endeavor to make your calling and election sure; for doing these things, you shall never fall;
(Happy are they who keep his commandments, that they may have the privilege to eat of the tree of life; and they shall enter by the gates into the city.
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.
If any one speak, let him speak as the oracles of God: if any one minister, let him do it as from the strength which God supplies; that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.
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 heard a great voice saying, in heaven, Now is come the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ; because the accuser of our brethren is cast out, who accused them before our God day and night.
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.
whose adorning, let it not be that which is external-the plaiting of hair, trinkets of gold, or finery of dress;
Have your behavior comely, among the Gentiles, that, whereas, they speak against you, as evil doers, having beheld your good works, they may glorify God, in the day of visitation.
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.
Here is the patience of the saints: here are those who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
Truly, in like manner, also, shall these dreamers be punished-who, indeed, defile the flesh, despise authority, and blaspheme dignities.
As for the conqueror, I will give him to sit down with me upon my throne; as I also have conquered, and sat down with my Father upon his throne.
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.
but the rest of the dead revived not till the thousand years were accomplished: this is the first resurrection.
And the four living creatures had, each of them, six wings round about; and within they were full of eyes: and they rest not, day or night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, who wast, and art, and art to come.
and hast made us, to our God, kings and priests: and we shall reign on earth.
As many as I love, I reprove and correct; therefore, be zealous, and reform.
and he had in his right hand seven stars, and out of his mouth there went a sharp two-edged sword; and his countenance was as the sun, when he shines in his strength.
And one of the elders said to me, Weep not; behold the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the scroll and its seven seals.
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.
Because you say, I am wealthy, and have enriched myself, and have need of nothing; and do not know that you are wretched and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.
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 may the God of all favor, who has called us to his eternal glory, by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little, himself make you complete; support, strengthen, establish you:
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.
For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.
He who says, I have known him, and does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in this man.
the Lord knows how to rescue the godly out of temptation, and to reserve the unrighteous to a day of judgment to be punished;
As for the conqueror, he shall be clothed in white apparel; and I will not blot out his name from the book of life; but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.
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-
No one has seen God, at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and his love is made perfect in us.
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.
whom resist, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the very same sufferings are accomplished in your brethren, who are in the world.
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 nothing unclean shall enter into it, nor anything which practices abomination and falsehood; but only those who are written in the Lamb's book of life.
But the present heavens and the earth, by the same word are treasured up, being kept for fire to a day of judgment, and destruction of ungodly men.
and a third part of the creatures which had life in the sea, died; and a third part of the ships were destroyed.
but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish, and without spot;
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,
And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, who is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years;
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.
predetermined, indeed, before the foundation of the world, but manifested in these last times for you;
These shall make war with the Lamb; and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is the Lord of lords, and King of kings; and those that are with him, are called, and chosen, and faithful.
May the favor of the Lord Jesus Christ be with all the saints!
Nevertheless, I have against you that you have lost your first love.
By this, we know that we abide in him, and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.
Now we have seen, and bear testimony, that the Father has sent forth his Son, to be the Saviour of the world.
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.
Now this is that word which has been proclaimed as glad tidings to you.
And she had upon her forehead her name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS, AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
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.
And every one who has this hope in him purifies himself, even as He is pure.
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.
Now the world passes away, and the lust of it; be he who does the will of God, abides forever.
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.
He who loves his brother, abides in the light, and there is no stumbling block to him.
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.
expecting and earnestly desiring, the coming of the day of God; in which the heavens being set on fire, shall be dissolved, and the elements burning, shall be melted?
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:
keep yourselves in the love of God, expecting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, to eternal life.
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.
but, seeing you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice: that, also, at the revelation of his glory you may rejoice, with exceeding great joy.
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?
And they cried with a loud voice, and said, How long, O sovereign Lord, holy and true, before thou dost judge, and avenge our blood upon those who dwell on the earth?
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.
For so is the will of God, that, by doing good, you put to silence the ignorance of foolish men.
All unrighteousness is sin: but there is a sin not to death.
Fathers, I have written to you, because you have known him from the beginning. Young men, I have written to you, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the wicked one.
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.
Hold fast a good conscience, that, whereas they speak against you as evil doers, they may be put to shame who arraign your good behavior in Christ.
For it is better to suffer as well doers, if the will of God appoints it, than as evil doers.
or to governor, as those sent by him for the punishment, indeed, of evil doers; but for the praise of them who do good.
but others, save by fear, snatching them out of the fire, hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.
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.
having forsaken the right path, they have wandered, following in the way of Balaam, the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of iniquity,
For by this we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.
having eyes full of the adulteress, incessantly sinning, alluring unstable souls; having a heart exercised with insatiable desires; an accursed progeny:
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.
to be mindful of the words before spoken by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us, the Apostles of the Lord and Saviour.
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:)
But what praise is due, if, when you commit faults and are buffeted, you bear it patiently? Yet if, when you do well, and suffer, you bear it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
Moreover, this commandment we have from him, that he who loves God, loves his brother, also.
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.
Who is he that overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
These are wells without water, clouds driven by a tempest; for whom the blackness of darkness is reserved forever:
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:
Reform, or otherwise, I will come to you quickly, and I will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
And the number of the horsemen was two myriads of myriads: I heard the number of them.
I know your works, and love, and service, and faith, and your patience, and that your last works are more than the first.
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.
Therefore, it has been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, turn away from the holy commandment delivered to them.
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.
so that he no longer lives his remaining time in the flesh, to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
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;
for the great day of his wrath is come, and who shall be able to stand?
And I will give him the morning star.
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.
For this is his commandment, that we should believe on the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and should love one another as he gave us commandment.
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 that sat upon the throne, said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said, Write, for these are true and faithful words.
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 in these days men shall seek death, and shall not find it: and they shall desire to die, and death shall fly from them.
And the smoke of the perfumes went up, with the prayers of the saints, from the hand of the angel, before God.
By this, the love has been perfected in us, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment; because as he is, so are we in this world.
By which, also, he made proclamation to the spirits in prison,
Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them who are sanctified by God the Father, and to the preserved by Jesus Christ, to the called:
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.
And I said to him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who have come out of much tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb:
(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.
Now he who keeps His commandments, abides in him, and He in him; and by this we know that he abides in us, even by the Spirit, which he has given us.
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:
Treat all men with respect: love the brotherhood: fear God: honor the king.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying, Write: Henceforth blessed are the dead that die in the Lord; yes, says the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works follow them!
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 he said to me, It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End: I will give to him that is athirst, of the fountain of the water of life freely.
I know your works, and your labor, and your patience; and that you can not bear those who are evil: and you have tried those who say they are Apostles, and are not, and have found them liars;
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 as for him that conquers, and keeps my works to the end, I will give him power over the nations:
And I turned to see the voice which spoke to me, and being turned, I saw seven golden lamps;
And it was given to it to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and there was given to it power over every tribe, and tongue, and nation.
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:
Little children, keep yourselves from idols.
This is her who came by water and blood, even Jesus the Christ; not by the water only, but by the water and the blood.
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.
But this willfully escapes them, that, by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth subsisting from the water, and by water:
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.
But whoever keeps his word, truly in this man the love of God is perfected. By this we know that we are in him.
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.
The conqueror shall inherit all things: and I will be to him a God, and he shall be to me my son.
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 smoke of their torment ascends for ever and ever: and they have no rest, day nor night, who worship the beast, and his image; and whoever receives the mark of his name.
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 he has upon his garment and his thigh a name written- KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
If you know that he is righteous, you know that every one who works righteousness, has been begotten by him.
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.
I am the Alpha and the Omega-the Beginning and the End: the First and the Last.
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.
Little children, let no one deceive you: he who works righteousness, is righteous, even as He is righteous.
and did not spare the old world, but saved Noah, the eighth, a proclaimer of righteousness, when he brought the flood upon the world of the ungodly;
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.
Beloved, if God so loved us, we, also, ought to love one another.
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.
By this the children of God are discovered, and the children of the devil: whoever works not righteousness, is not of God, neither he who loves not his brother.
saying, with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, to receive power and riches, and wisdom, and might, and honor, and glory, and blessing!
I know your works: behold, I have set before you an open door, and no man can shut it; because you have little strength, and have kept my word, and have not denied my name.
And another angel followed, saying, It is fallen! it is fallen! even Babylon the Great; because it made all the nations drink of the wine of its raging fornication.
For you were as sheep going astray, but are now returned to the Shepherd, and Overseer of your souls.
who, having gone into heaven, is at the right hand of God; angels, and authorities, and powers, being subjected to him.
The beast which you saw, was, and is not; and he will ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go to destruction; and the inhabitants of the earth (whose names are not written in the book of life, from the foundation of the world) shall wonder, seeing the beast who was, and is not, yet shall be.
And by the messenger of the congregation which is in Pergamos, write: These things says he who has the sharp two-edged sword:
And every curse shall cease. And the throne of God, and of the Lamb, shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him.
and they had tresses, like the tresses of women; and their teeth were like the teeth of lions.
And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it; for the glory of the Lord enlightened it, and the Lamb is the light of it.
and they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the wild beast, saying, Who is like to the beast? who can war against it?
But if our heart condemn us, certainly God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.
Besides, who is he that will do evil to you, if you be imitators of the Good One?
Whoever denies the Son, does not acknowledge the Father.
and that no one should be able to buy or sell, but one who has the mark, the name of the beast, or the number of its name.
and when the Chief Shepherd shall appear, you shall receive the crown of glory which fades not away.
But you, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying with a holy spirit;
And when the dragon saw that he was cast out on the earth, he persecuted the woman who had brought forth the masculine child.
If any one lead them into captivity, he shall be led into captivity: if any one slay with the sword, he shall himself be slain with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
and he was clothed in a garment dipped in blood, and his name is called THE WORD OF GOD.
for these are the spirits of demons, working miracles, which go forth to the kings of the whole world, to bring them together to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.
Nevertheless, I have against you, that you permit that woman Jezebel, who says that she is a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed to idols.
And they had breastplates like breastplates of iron; and the noise of their wings was like the noise of chariots, and many horses rushing to war.
Not being of the wicked one, as Cain was, who slew his brother. And on account of what, did he slay him? Because his own works were wicked, and his brother's righteous.
And before the throne there was a sea of glass, like crystal. And in the middle of the throne, in the circle about the throne, there were four living creatures, full of eyes, before and behind.
Be hospitable to one another, without murmurings.
And his tail drew down a third part of the stars of heaven, and cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman who was about to bring forth, that when she was delivered he might devour her child.
"For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower of it falls down; but the word of the Lord remains forever."
Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one who loves and invents a lie.)
And they are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he comes, he must endure for a little time.
And I heard the number of those that were sealed: one hundred and forty-four thousand, who were sealed out of every tribe of the children of Israel.
for many deceivers are entered into the world, who do not confess Jesus Christ did come in the flesh. This is the deceiver, and the antichrist.
If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater. Now, this is the testimony of God, which he has testified concerning his Son.
And he brought me, in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sitting upon a scarlet beast, full of slanderous names, having seven heads and ten horns.
These are they who have not been polluted with women; for they are virgins. These are they who follow the Lamb whithersoever he goes. These were redeemed from among men, as the first fruits to God, and to the Lamb.
And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, even all things that are in them, I heard saying, To him who sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb be blessing, and honor, and glory, and strength, for ever and ever!
And it does great miracles, so as to make fire come down from heaven to earth, before men;
And he said to me, The waters which you saw, on which the harlot sat, are people, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
And I saw another mighty angel descending from heaven, clothed with a cloud; and a rainbow was about his head, and his face was as the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire.
Nevertheless, I have a few things against you, that you have there, them who hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication.
Whoever will confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.
They promise them liberty, whilst they themselves are slaves of corruption: for every one is enslaved by that which overcomes him.
for she has caused all the nations to drink of the wine of her raging whoredom; and the kings of the earth have committed whoredom with her, and the merchants of the earth have been enriched by the abundance of her luxuries.
And he cried with a mighty and a loud voice, saying, It is fallen! it is fallen! it is fallen! even Babylon the Great: and it is become the habitation of demons, and the hold of every unclean spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird:
Wherefore, I will not neglect to put you always in remembrance of these things, although you know, and are established in the present truth.
And I saw, and behold, a white horse; and he who sat upon it, had a bow, and there was given him a crown; and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
And it was given to her that she should be clothed in fine linen, pure and resplendent; and the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.
and having reduced to ashes the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, punished them with an overthrow, making them an example to those who should afterward live ungodly:
Brethren, I do not write a new commandment to you; but an old commandment, which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word, which you have heard from the beginning.
And when they shall have finished their testimony, the savage beast which ascends out of the abyss, shall make war against them, and shall conquer them, and kill them.
However, if any one suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him even glorify God on that account.
And there went out of his mouth a sharp sword, that with it he might smite the nations: and he shall govern them with a rod of iron; and he treads the wine press of the indignation and wrath of almighty God.
Therefore, beloved, foreknowing these things, be on your guard; lest being also carried away by the deceit of the lawless, you fall from your own steadfastness.
not returning evil for evil, or railing for railing; but, on the contrary, bless: knowing that to this you were called, that you might inherit the blessing.
By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.
And through covetousness, they will make merchandise of you, by fictitious tales: to whom the punishment threatened of old lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.
Wherefore, beloved, expecting these things, diligently endeavor to be found of him spotless, and irreproachable, in peace.
And it exercises all the power of the first beast, in its presence; and it makes the earth, and those that dwell in it, to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.
And another angel came, and stood before the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given to him much incense, that he might present it with the prayers of all the saints, upon the golden altar which was before the throne.
saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgments is come: and worship him who made heaven, and earth, and sea, and the fountains of water.
And I saw another angel ascending from the rising sun, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a great voice to the four angels to whom power was given to injure the earth, and the sea;
He who says he is in the light and yet hates his brother, is in the darkness till now.
As to the hidden meaning of the seven stars, which you see in my right hand, and of the seven lamps of gold: the seven stars are messengers of the seven congregations; and the seven lamps which you see, are seven congregations.
Whoever abides in him, does not sin. Whoever sins has not seen him, neither has known him.
for his judgments are true and righteous; for he has judged the great harlot, who corrupted the earth with her fornication; and he has avenged the blood of his servants shed by her hand.
To you, then, who trust, it is precious; but to unbelieving- a stone which the builders rejected, which has become the head of the corner-
who testified the word of God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ, whatever he saw.
Beloved, I pray, that with respect to all things, you may prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospers.
If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.
Here is the mind that has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sits.
And the first went forth, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there was a malignant and grievous ulcer upon the men who had the mark of the beast, and upon them who worshiped his image.
And I, John, saw and heard these things, and when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel who showed me these things.