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8:1 And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.

8:2 And I saw the seven angels who stand before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.

8:3 And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given to him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all the saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.

8:4 And the smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints, ascended before God out of the angel's hand.

8:5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire from the altar, and cast it upon the earth: and there were rumblings, and peals of thunder, and flashes of lightning, and an earthquake.

8:6 And the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared to sound them.

8:7 The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up.

8:8 And the second angel sounded, and something like a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and a third of the sea became blood;

8:9 And a third of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and a third of the ships were destroyed.

8:10 And the third angel sounded, and a great star fell from heaven, burning as if it were a torch, and it fell upon a third of the rivers, and upon the springs of waters;

8:11 And the name of the star is Wormwood: and a third of the waters became wormwood; and many men died from the waters, because they were made bitter.

8:12 And the fourth angel sounded, and a third of the sun was smitten, and a third of the moon, and a third of the stars; so that a third of them was darkened, and a third of the day the light did not shine, and likewise a third of the night.

8:13 And I beheld, and heard an eagle flying through mid-heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabitants of the earth, because of the blasts of the trumpets by the other three angels, which are about to sound!

9:1 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven to the earth: and to him was given the key to the bottomless pit.

9:2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose smoke out of the pit, like the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the pit.

9:3 And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and to them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

9:4 And they were told not to harm the grass of the earth, nor any green thing, nor any tree; but only those men who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads.

9:5 And they were not permitted to kill them, but only to torment them for five months: and their torment was like the torment of a scorpion, when he stings a man.

9:6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.

9:7 And the appearance of the locusts was like horses prepared for battle; and on their heads were what looked like crowns of gold, and their faces were like the faces of men.

9:8 And they had hair like the hair of women, and their teeth were like the teeth of lions.

9:9 And they had breastplates, like breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots and horses rushing to battle.

9:10 And they had tails like scorpions, and stings; and in their tails they had the power to hurt men for five months.

9:11 And they had a king over them, the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue, Apollyon.

9:12 One woe is past; behold, there are two more woes yet to come.

9:13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,

9:14 Saying to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates.

9:15 And the four angels were released, who had been prepared for this hour, and day, and month, and year, to kill a third of mankind.

9:16 And the number of the armies of the horsemen were two hundred million: I heard the number of them.

9:17 And in the vision, this was how I saw the horses and those who sat upon them: they wore breastplates of fiery red, sapphire blue, and sulphur yellow: and the heads of the horses were like the heads of lions; and out of their mouths came fire and smoke and sulphur.

9:18 By these three was a third of mankind killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, and by the sulphur, which came out of their mouths.

9:19 For the power of the horses is in their mouths, and in their tails: for their tails were like serpents, and had heads, and with them they do harm.

9:20 And the rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, still did not repent of the works of their hands; they did not stop worshipping devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and bronze, and stone, and wood: which can neither see, nor hear, nor walk:

9:21 Nor did they repent of their murders, or of their sorceries, or of their sexual immorality, or of their thefts.

10:1 And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was like the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire.

10:2 And he had open in his hand a little scroll: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot upon the earth,

10:3 And he cried out with a loud voice, as when a lion roars: and when he had cried out, the voices of seven thunders spoke.

10:4 And when the seven thunders had spoken, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Seal up those things which the seven thunders spoke, and do not write them.

10:5 And the angel, whom I saw standing upon the sea and upon the earth, lifted up his hand to heaven,

10:6 And swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that are in it, and the earth, and the things that are in it, and the sea, and the things that are in it, that there should be no more delay:

10:7 But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound, the mystery of God will be fulfilled, as he has declared to his servants the prophets.

10:8 And the voice which I heard from heaven spoke to me again, and said, Go and take the little scroll which is open in the hand of the angel who stands upon the sea and upon the earth.

10:9 And I went to the angel, and said to him, Give me the little scroll. And he said to me, Take, and eat it; it shall make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it shall be sweet as honey.

10:10 And I took the little scroll out of the angel's hand, and ate it; and in my mouth it was sweet as honey: but as soon as I had eaten it, my stomach was made bitter.

10:11 And he said to me, You must prophesy again about many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.

11:1 And there was given to me a reed like a measuring rod: and I was told, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and those who worship there.

11:2 But the court which is outside the temple leave out, and do not measure it; for it is given to the Gentiles: and they shall tread the holy city under foot for forty-two months.

11:3 And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy for a thousand two hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.

11:4 These are the two olive trees, and the two lampstands standing before the Lord of the earth.

11:5 And if any man wants to harm them, fire proceeds out of their mouths, and devours their enemies: and if any man wants to harm them, he must in this manner be killed.

11:6 These two have power to shut up the sky, so that it does not rain during the days of their prophesying: and have power over the waters, to turn them to blood, and to strike the earth with all manner of plagues, as often as they desire.

11:7 And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.

11:8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which figuratively is called Sodom and Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified.

11:9 For three days and a half, men from the peoples and tribes and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies, and shall not allow their dead bodies to be put in a tomb.

11:10 And those who live upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts to one another; because these two prophets tormented those who dwell upon the earth.

11:11 And after three days and a half the breath of life from God entered them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon those who saw them.

11:12 And they heard a great voice from heaven saying to them, Come up here. And they ascended to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them.

11:13 And that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain seven thousand men: and the remnant were terrified, and gave glory to the God of heaven.

11:14 The second woe is past; behold, the third woe comes quickly.

11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign forever and ever.

11:16 And the twenty-four elders, who sit before God on their thrones, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God,

11:17 Saying, We give you thanks, O Lord God Almighty, who are, and were; because you have taken your great power, and have begun to reign.

11:18 The nations raged, and your wrath came; and the time came for the dead to be judged, and to reward your servants the prophets, and the saints, and those who fear your name, both small and great; and to destroy those who destroy the earth.

11:19 Then the temple of God in heaven was opened, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his covenant: and there were flashes of lightning, and rumblings, and peals of thunder, and an earthquake, and a great hailstorm.

12:1 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:

12:2 And she was with child, and in the pains of birth cried out to be delivered.

12:3 And there appeared another sign in heaven; behold, a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.

12:4 And his tail swept away a third of the stars of heaven, and cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, to devour her child as soon as it was born.

12:5 And she brought forth a male child, who is to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up to God, and to his throne.

12:6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God, in which she might be sustained for one thousand two hundred and sixty days.

12:7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought,

12:8 But were not strong enough; and there was no longer any place for them in heaven.

12:9 And the great dragon was cast down, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, who deceives the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.

12:10 And I heard a loud voice in heaven saying, Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ have come: for the accuser of our brethren has been cast down, who accuses them before our God day and night.

12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they did not love their lives to death.

12:12 Therefore rejoice, you heavens, and you who live in them. Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and of the sea! for the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, because he knows that he has but a short time.

12:13 And when the dragon saw that he had been cast down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who brought forth the male child.

12:14 And to the woman was given the two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, to her place, where she would be sustained for a time, and times, and half a time, away from the face of the serpent.

12:15 And the serpent spewed out of his mouth water like a river after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away by the flood.

12:16 And the earth helped the woman, and the ground opened its mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon spewed out of his mouth.

12:17 And the dragon was furious with the woman, and went to make war against the rest of her descendants, those who keep the commandments of God, and hold to the testimony of Jesus [Christ].

13:1 And I saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon each head a name of blasphemy.

13:2 And the beast which I saw was like a leopard, and his feet were like the feet of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his throne, and great authority.

13:3 And one of his heads seemed to have had a death-blow; but his deadly wound was healed: and all the world was astonished and followed after the beast.

13:4 And they worshipped the dragon, because he gave authority to the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like the beast? who is able to make war against him?

13:5 And there was given to him a mouth speaking proud words and blasphemies; and authority was given to him to act for forty-two months.

13:6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his dwelling, and those who live in heaven.

13:7 And it was given to him to make war on the saints, and to overcome them: and authority was given to him over every tribe, and people, and tongue, and nation.

13:8 And all who live upon the earth shall worship him, every one whose name is not written in the book of life of the Lamb that was slain from the foundation of the world.

13:9 If any man has an ear, let him hear.

13:10 He who is to go into captivity shall go into captivity: he who kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the endurance and the faith of the saints.

13:11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spoke like a dragon.

13:12 And he exercises all the power of the first beast in his presence, and causes the earth and those who live in it to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

13:13 And he performs great wonders, so that he even makes fire come down from heaven to the earth in the sight of men,

13:14 And deceives those who live on the earth by the miracles which he had the power to do in the sight of the beast; bidding those who live on the earth to make an image in honour of the beast, who was wounded by the sword, and yet lived.

13:15 And he had power to give breath to the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause as many as would not worship the image of the beast to be killed.

13:16 And he causes everyone, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand, or on his forehead:

13:17 And no man might buy or sell, unless he had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

13:18 This calls for wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man; and his number is six hundred and sixty-six.

14:1 And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on mount Zion, and with him a hundred and forty-four thousand, who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.

14:2 And I heard a voice from heaven, like the sound of many waters, and like the roar of great thunder: the voice I heard was like the sound of harpists playing upon their harps:

14:3 And they sang a new song before the throne, and before the four living creatures, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty-four thousand, who had been redeemed from the earth.

14:4 These are the ones who have not defiled themselves with women; for they are chaste. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. They were redeemed from among men, as first-fruits to God and to the Lamb.

14:5 And no lie was found in their mouths: for they are without fault [before the throne of God].

14:6 And I saw another angel flying in mid-heaven, having an eternal gospel to preach to those who live on the earth, to every nation, and tribe, and tongue, and people,

14:7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment has come: and worship him who made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the springs of water.

14:8 And there followed another angel, saying, Fallen, fallen, is Babylon the great, she who made all the nations drink of the maddening wine of her adulteries.

14:9 And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead, or on his hand,

14:10 He shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out at full strength into the cup of his anger; and he shall be tormented with fire and sulphur in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:

14:11 And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever: and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, or who receive the mark of his name.

14:12 Here is the endurance of the saints, who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.

14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord henceforth: Yes, says the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; for their works follow them.

14:14 And I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and upon the cloud sat one like a son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.

14:15 And another angel came out of the temple, crying out with a loud voice to him who sat on the cloud, Thrust in your sickle, and reap: for the time has come to reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe.

14:16 And he who sat upon the cloud swung his sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped.

14:17 And another angel came out of the temple which is in heaven, and he also had a sharp sickle.

14:18 And another angel came out from the altar, the angel who has power over fire; and cried out with a loud cry to him who had the sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in your sharp sickle, and gather the clusters from the vine of the earth; for her grapes are fully ripe.

14:19 And the angel swung his sickle upon the earth, and gathered the grapes from the vine of the earth, and cast them into the great winepress of the wrath of God.

14:20 And the winepress was trodden outside the city, and blood came out of the winepress, as high as the horses' bridles, for a distance of a thousand and six hundred stadia.