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The general resurrection Chap. xxi.

of the dead. set a seal upon him, that he should throne, and him that sat on it, deceive the nations no more, till from whose face the earth and the the thousand years should be heaven fled away; and there was fulfilled and after that, he must found no place for them.

be loosed a little season."

12 And I saw the dead, small 4 And I saw thrones, and they and great, stand before God: sat upon them, and judgment was and the books were opened; and given unto them: and I saw the another book was opened, which souls of them that were beheaded is the book of life: and the dead for the witness of Jesus, and for were judged out of those things the word of God, and which had which were written in the books, not worshipped the beast, neither according to their works. his image, neither had received 13 And the sea gave up the his mark upon their foreheads, dead which were in it; and death or in their hands; and they lived and hell delivered up the dead and reigned with Christ, a thou-which were in them: and they sand years. were judged every man accord

5 But the rest of the dead lived ing to their works. not again until the thousand years 14 And death and hell were were finished. This is the first cast into the lake of fire. This resurrection. is the second death. 6 Bleffed and holy is he that 15 And whosoever was not hath part in the first resurrection; found written in the book of life, on such the second death hath no was cast into the lake of fire. power; but they shall be priests


of God and of Christ, and shall A new heaven and a new earth. reign with him a thousand years. AND I saw a new heaven and 7 And when the thousand years a new earth: for the first are expired, Satan shall be loosed heaven and the first earth were out of his prison, paffed away; and there was no

8 And shall go out to deceive more sea. the nations which are in the four 2 And I John saw the holy city, quarters of the earth, Gog and new Jerusalem, coming down Magog, to gather them together from God out of heaven, preparto battle: the number of whomed as a bride adorned for her is as the sand of the sea. husband.

9 And they went up on the 3 And I heard a great voice breadth of the earth, and com-out of heaven, saying, Behold, passed the camp of the saints the tabernacle of God is with about, and the beloved city: and men, and he will dwell with fire came down from God, out them, and they shall be his peoof heaven, and devoured them. ple, and God himself shall be 10 And the devil that deceived with them, and be their God. them, was cast into the lake of 4 And God shall wipe away all fire and brimstone, where the tears from their eyes and there beast and the false prophet are, shall be no more death, neither and shall be tormented day and sorrow nor crying, neither shall night for ever and ever. there be any more pain: for the 11 And I saw a great white former things are passed away.

A full description of

Revelation. the heavenly Ferusalem.

5 And he that sat upon the 14. And the wall of the city had throne, said, Behold, I make all twelve foundations, and in them things new. And he said unto the names of the twelve apostles me, Write: for these words are of the Lamb.

true and faithful.

15 And he that talked with me

6 And he said unto me, It is had a golden reed to measure the done. I am Alpha and Omega, city, and the gates thereof, and the beginning and the end: I will the wall thereof.

give unto him that is athirst, of 16 And the city lieth fourthe fountain of the water of life square, and the length is as large freely. as the breadth. And he measur

7 He that overcometh shall ed the city with the reed, twelve inherit all things; and I will be thousand furlongs: the length, his God, and he shall be my son. and the breadth, and the height 8 But the fearful, and unbe-of it, are equal.

lieving, and the abominable, and 17 And he measured the wall murderers, and whoremongers, thereof, an hundred and forty and and sorcerers, and idolaters, and four cubits, according to the all liars, shall have their part in measure of a man, that is, of the the lake, which burneth with fire angel. and brimstone; which is the 18 And the building of the second death. wall of it was of jasper: and the 9 And there came unto me city was pure gold, like unto clear one of the seven angels, which glass.

had the seven vials full of the 19 And the foundations of the seven last plagues, and talked with wall of the city, were garnished me, saying, Come hither, I will with all manner of precious shew thee the bride, the Lamb's stones. The first foundation was wife. jasper; the second, sapphire; the 10 And he carried me away in third, chalcedony; the fourth, an the spirit to a great and high emerald;

mountain, and shewed me that 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the great city, the holy Jerusalem, sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrydescending out of heaven from solite; the eighth, beryl; the God. ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chry11 Having the glory of God: soprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; and her light was like unto a the twelfth an amethyst. stone most precious, even like a 21 And the twelve gates were' jasper-stone, clear as crystal'; twelve pearls; every several gate 12 And had a wall great and was of one pearl: and the street high, and had twelve gates, and of the city was pure gold, as it at the gates twelve angels, andjwere transparent glass. names written thereon, which 22 And I saw no temple thereare the names of the twelve tribes in: for the Lord God Almighty, of the children of Israel. and the Lamb, are the temple of

13 On the east, three gates; it. on the north, three gates; on the

23 And the city had no need

south, three gates; and on the of the sun, neither of the moon, west, three gates.

to shine in it: for the glory of

The water and tree of life.

is the light thereof.

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God did lighten it, and the Lamb his servants the things which must shortly be done. 24 And the nations of them 7 Behold, I come quickly : which are saved shall walk in blessed is he that keepeth the the light of it; and the kings of sayings of the prophecy of this the earth do bring their glory and book.

honour into it.

8 And I John saw these things, 25 And the gates of it shall not and heard them. And when Í be shut at all by day; for there had heard and seen, I fell down shall be no night there. to worship before the feet of the 26 And they shall bring the angel, which shewed me these glory and honour of the nations things.

into it.

9 Then saith he unto me, See

27 And there shall in no wise thou do it not: for I am thy felenter into it any thing that defil- low-servant, and of thy brethren eth, neither whatsoever worketh the prophets, and of them which abomination, or maketh a lie: keep the sayings of this book: but they which are written in the worship God. Lamb's book of life.


10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy The angel will not be worshipped. of this book for the time is at

AND he shewed me a pure ri-hand.

ver of water of life, clear as 11 He that is unjust, let him be crystal, proceeding out of the unjust still; and he which is filthrone of God and of the Lamb. thy, let him be filthy still; and he

2 In the midst of the street of that is righteous, let him be rightit, and on either side of the river,eous still; and he that is holy, let was there the tree of life, which him be holy still.

bare twelve manner of fruits, and 12 And behold, I come quickyielded her fruit every monthly; and my reward is with me, and the leaves of the tree were to give every man according as for the healing of the nations. his work shall be.

3 And there shall be no more 13 I am Alpha and Omega, curse but the throne of God the beginning and the end, the and of the Lamb shall be in it; first and the last.

and his servants shall serve him: 14 Blessed are they that do his 4 And they shall see his face ; commandments, that they may and his name shall be in their have right to the tree of life, and foreheads. may enter in through the gates

5 And there shall be no night into the city. there and they need no candle, 15 For without are dogs, and neither light of the sun; for the sorcerers, and whoremongers, Lord God giveth them light and murderers, and idolaters, and and they shall reign for ever and whosoever loveth and maketh a



6 And he said unto me, These 16 IJesus have sent mine angel sayings are faithful and true: and to testify unto you these things in the Lord God of the holy pro-the churches. I am the root and phets sent his angel, to shew unto the offspring of David, and the

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not be altered. 17 And the Spirit and the bride away from the words of the book say, Come. And let him that of this prophecy, God shall take heareth, say, Come. And let him away his part out of the book of that is athirst, Come. And who-life, and out of the holy city, soever will, let him take the wa-and from the things which are ter of life freely. written in this book.

18 For I testify unto every 20 He which testifieth these man that heareth the words of things saith, Surely I come quickthe prophecy of this book, If any ly; Amen. Even so, come, Lord man shall add unto these things, Jesus.

God shall add unto him the 21 The grace of our Lord plagues that are written in this Jesus Christ be with you all. book: Amen.

19 And if any man shall take'


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