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REVELATION. Laodicea rebuked. b 4 Thou hast a few names b 12 Him that overeometh even in Sardis which have will I make a pillar in the not defiled their garments; temple of my God, and he and they shall walk with me shall go no more out: and I in white: for they are worthy. will write upon him the name 6 5 He that overcometh, the of my God, and the name of same shall be clothed in the city of my God, which is white raiment; and I will not new Jerusalem, which cometh blot out his name out of the down out of heaven from my book of life, but I will con- God: and I will write upon fess his name before my Fa- him my new name. ther, and before his angels. 13 He that hath an ear, let

6 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit him hear what theSpirit saith saith unto the churches. unto the churches.

& 14 And unto the angel of & 7 And to the angel of the the church of the Laodiceans church in Philadelphia write; write; These things saith the These things saith he that is Amen, the faithful and true holy, he that is true, he that witness, the beginning of the hath the key of David, he creation of God; that openeth, and no man c 15 I know thy works, that shutteth; and shutteth, and thou art neither cold nor hot: no man openeth;

I would thou wert cold or hot. c! I know thy works: bebold, w16 So then because thou art I have set before thee an open lukewarm, and neither cold door, and no man can shut nor hot, I will spew thee out it: for thou hast a little of my mouth. strength, and hast kept my c 17 Because thou sayest, I word, and hast not denied my am rich, and increased with

goods, and have need of no9 Behold, I will make them thing; and knowest not that of the synagogue of Satan, thou art wretched, and misewhich say they are Jews, and rable, and poor, and blind, are not, but do lie; behold, I and naked: will make them to come and d 18 I counsel thee to buy of worship before thy feet,and to me gold tried in the fire, that know that I have loved thee. thou mayest be rich; and 6 10 Because thou hast kept white raiment, that thou the word of my patience, I mayest be clothed, and that also will keep thee from the the shame of thy nakedness hour of temptation, which do not appear; and anoint shall come upon all the world, thine eyes with eyesalve, that to try them that dwell upon thou mayest see. the earth.

19 As many as I love, I d 11 Behold, I come quickly: rebuke and chasten: be zealhold that fast which thou hast, ous therefore, and repent. that no man take thy crown. d 20 Behold, I stand at the


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CHAP. IV, V. of a throne. door, and knock: if any man there was a sea of glass like

hear my voice, and open the unto crystal: and in the midst
door, I will come in to him, of the throne, and round
and will sup with him, and about the throne, were four
he with me.

beasts full of eyes before and
121 To him that overcometh behind.
will I grant to sit with me in 7 And the first beast was
my throne,even as I also over-like a lion, and the second
came, and am set down with beast like a calf, and the
my Father in his throne, third beast had a face as a

22 He that hath an ear, let man, and the fourth beast
him hear what the Spirit was like a flying eagle.
saith unto the churches, t 8 And the four beasts had

each of them six wings about
FTER this I looked and, him; and they were full of
ed in heaven: and the first day and night, saying, Holy,
voice which I heard was as it holy, holy, Lord God Al-
were of a trumpet talking mighty, which was, and is,
with me, which said, Come and is to come.
up hither, and I will shew 9 And when those beasts
thee things which must be give glory and honour and

thanks to him that sat on the
2 And immediately I was in throne, who liveth for ever
the Spirit: and, behold, a and ever,
throne was set in heaven, and 10 The four and twenty el-
one sat on the throne.

ders fall down before him
3 And he that sat was to that sat on the throne, and
look upon like a jasper and worship him that liveth for
a sardine stone: and there ever and ever, and cast their
was a rainbow round about crowns before the throne,
the throne, in sight like unto saying,
an emerald.

til Thou art worthy, O
v 4 And round about the Lord, to receive glory and
throne were four and twenty honour and power: for thou
seats: and upon the seats I hast created all things, and
saw four and twenty elders for thy pleasure they are and
sitting, clothed in white rai- were created.
ment; and they had on their

heads crowns of gold.

5 And out of the throne pro hand of him that sat on
ceeded lightnings and thun- the throne a book written
derings and voices: and there within and on the backside,
were seven lamps of fire burn- sealed with seven seals.
ing before the throne, which v 2 And I saw a strong an-
are the seven Spirits of God. gel proclaiming with a loud
6 And before the throne voice, Who is worthy to open


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The book sealed REVELATION. with seven scals, the book, and to loose the round about the throne and seals thereof?

the beasts and the elders: and 3 And no man in heaven, nor the number of them was ten in earth, neither under the thousand times ten thousand, earth, was able to open the and thousands of thousands; book, neither to look thereon. ( 12 Saying with a loud voice,

4 And I wept much, because Worthy is the Lamb that was no man was found worthy to slain to receive power, and open and to read the book, riches, and wisdom, and neither to look thereon. strength, and honour, and i 5 And one of the elders saith glory, and blessing. unto me, Weep not: behold, 13 And every creature which the Lion of the tribe of Juda, is in heaven, and on the earth, the Root of David, hath pre- and under the earth, and such vailed to open the book and to as are in the sea, and all that loose the seven seals thereof. are in them, heard I saying, t 6 And I beheld,and, lo, in the Blessing, and honour,' and midst of the throne and of the glory, and power, be unto him four beasts and in the midstof that sitreth upon the throne, the elders, stood a Lambas it and unto the Lamb for ever had been slain, having seven and ever. horns and seven eyes, which 14 And the four beasts said, are the seven Spirits of God Amen. And the four and sent forth into all the earth. twenty elders fell down and

7 And he came and took the worshipped him that liveth book out of the right hand of for ever and ever. him that sat upon the throne.

CHAP. VI. 8 And when he had taken the ND


I saw when the book, the four beasts and four Lamb opened one of the and twenty elders fell down seals, and I heard, as it were before the Lamb,having every the noise of thunder, one of oneof them harps, and golden the four beasts saying, Come vials full of odours, which are and see. the prayers of saints.

2 And I saw, and behold a t 9 And they sung a new song, white horse: and he that sat saying, Thou art worthy to on him had a bow; and a take the book,and to open the crown was given unto him: seals thereof: for thou wast and he went forth conquerslain, and hast redeemed us ing, and to conquer, to God by thy blood out of r 3 And when he had opened every kindred, and tongue, the second seal, I heard the se and people, and nation; cond beast say, Come and see.

10 And hast made us unto our 4 And there went out anGod kings and priests: and other horse that was red: aud we shall reign on the earth. power was given to him that

11 And I beheld, and I heard sat thereon to take peace the voice of many angels from the earth, and that they



The number

REVELATION. of the sealed. ascending from the east, hav- robes, and palms in their ing the seal of the living God: hands; and he cried with a loud voice 10 And cried with a loud to the four angels, to whom voice, saying Salvation to our it was given to hurt the earth God which sitteth upon the and the sea,

throne, and unto the Lamb. † 3 Saying,Hurt not the earth, 11 And all the angels stood neither the sea, nor the trees, round about the throne, and till we have sealed the servants about the elders and the four of our God in their foreheads. beasts, and fell before the

4 And I heard the number throne on their faces, and of them which were sealed: worshipped God, and there were sealed an hun- d 12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, dred and forty and four thou- and glory, and wisdom, and sand of all the tribes of the thanksgiving, and honour, children of Israel,

and power, and might, be 5 Of the tribe of Juda were unto our God for ever and sealed twelve thousand. Of ever. Amen. the tribe of Reuben were 13 And one of the elders sealed twelve thousand of answered, saying unto me, the tribe of Gad were sealed What are these which are ar twelve thousand.

rayed in white robes? and 6 Of the tribe of Aser were whence came they? sealed twelve thousand. Of c 14 And I said unto him, Sir, the tribe of Nepthalim were thou knowest. And he said sealed twelve thousand. Of to me, These are they which the tribe of Manasses were came out of great tribulasealed twelve thousand. tion, and have washed their

7 of the tribe of Simeon robes, and made them white were sealed twelve thousand, in the blood of the Lamb. of the tribe of Levi were b 15 Therefore are they besealed twelve thousand. Or fore the throne of God, and the tribe of Issachar were serve him day and night in sealed twelve thousand. his temple: and he that sit

8 Of the tribe of Zabu-teth on the throne shall lon were sealed twelve thou- dwell among them. sand. Of the tribe of Joseph 16 They shall bunger no were sealed twelve thousand. more, neither thirst any Of the tribe of Benjamin more; neither shall the sun were sealed twelve thousand. light on them, nor any heat. ? 9 After this I beheld, and, b 17 For the Lamb which is lo, a great multitude, which in the midst of the throne no man could number, of all shall feed them, and shall nations, and kindreds, and lead them unto living founpeople, and tongues, stood tains of waters: and God before the throne, and before shall wipe away all tears the Lamb, clothed with white from their eyes,

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