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To the church

Chap. i.

of Thyatira. are Jews, and are not, but are the man knoweth, saving he that resynagogue of Satan.

ceiveth it. 10 Fear none of those things 18 And unto the angel of the which

thou shalt suffer : behold, church in Thyatira write; These the devil shall cast some of you things saith the Son of God, who into prison, that ye may be tried; hath his eyes like unto a flame of and ye shall have tribulation ten fire, and his feet are like fine days. Be thou faithful unto brass : death, and I will give thee a 19. I know thy works, and crown of life.

charity, and service, and faith, 11 He that hath an ear, let him and thy patience, and thy works, hear what the Spirit saith unto and the last to be more than the the churches ; He that overcom-first: eth, shall be hurt of the second 20 Notwithstanding, I have a death.

few things against thee, because 12 And to the angel of the thou sufferest that woman Jezechurch in Pergamaswrite; Thesebel, which calleth herself a prothings saith he which hath the phetess, to teach and to seduce sharp sword with two edges; my servants to commit fornica

13 I know thy works, and tion, and to eat things sacrificed where thou dwellest, even where unto idols. Satan's seat is: and thou holdest 21 And I gave her space to fast my name, and hast not denied repent of her fornication; and my faith, even in those days she repented not. wherein Antipas was my faithful 22 Behold, I will cast her into martyr, who was slain among a bed, and them that commit you, where Satan dwelleth. adultery with her into great tri

14 But I have a few things bulation, except they repent of against thee, because thou hast their deeds. there them that hold the doct. 23 And I will kill her children rine of Balaam, who taught with death ; and all the churches Balak to cast a stumbling-block shall know that I am he which before the children of Israel, to searcheth the reins and hearts : eat things sacrificed unto idols, and I will give unto every one of and to commit fornication. you according to your works. 15 So hast thou also them that 24 But unto you

24. But unto you I say, and hold the doctrine of the Nico- unto the rest in Thyatira, (as laitanes, which things I hate. many as have not this doctrine,

16 Repent; or else I will come and which have not known the unto thee quickly, and will fight depths of Satan, as they speak,) against them with the sword of I will put upon you none other Philadelphia approved. Revelation. Laodicea reproved. with a rod of iron; as the vessels that is true, he that hath the key of a potter, shall they be broken of David, he that openeth, and to shivers ;) even as I received no man shutteth; and shutteth, of my Father.

burden; 17 He that hath an ear, let him 25 But that which ye have hear what the Spirit saith unto already, hold fast till I come. the churches; To him that over. 26 And he that overcometh, cometh will I give to eat of the and keepeth my works unto the hidden manna, and will give him end, to him will I give power a white stone, and in the stone over the nations: a new name written which nol

27 (And he shall rule them

my mouth.

and no man openeth; 28 And I will give him the 8 I know thy works: behold, morning star.

I have set before thee an open 29 He that hath an ear, let door, and no man can shut it; for him hear what the Spirit saith thou hast a little strength, and unto the churches.

hast kept my word, and hast not CHAP. III.

denied my name. Christ standeth at the door, and 9 Behold, I will make them of knocketh.

the synagogue of Satan, which ND unto the angel of the say they are Jews, and are not,

church in Sardis write ; but do lie, behold, I will make These things saith he that hath them to come and worship bethe seven Spirits of God, and the fore thy feet, and to know that I seven stars; I know thy works, have loved thee. that thou hast a name, that thou 10 Because thou hast kept the livest, and art dead.

word of my patience, I also will 2 Be watchful, and strengthen keep thee from the hour of tempthe things which remain, thatstation, which shall come upon all are ready to die : for I have not the world, to try them that dwell found thy works perfect before upon the earth. God.

11 Behold, I come quickly: 3 Remember, therefore, howhold that fast which thou hast, thou hast received, and heard, that no man take thy crown. and hold fast, and repent.

If 12 Him that overcometh will therefore thou shalt not watch, II make a pillar in the temple of will come on thee as a thief, and my God, and he shall go no more thou shalt not know what hour lout : and I will write upon him will come upon thee.

the name of my God, and the 4 Thou hast a few names even name of the city of my God, in Sardis which have not defiled which is new Jerusalem, which their garments; and they shall cometh down out of heaven from walk with me in white: for they my God: and I will write upon are worthy.

im my new name. 5 Hethat overcometh, the same 13 He that hath an ear, let him shall be clothed in white raiment; hear what the Spirit saith unto and I will not blot out his name the churches. out of the book of life, but I will 14 And unto the angel of the confess his name before my church of the Laodiceans, write; Father, and before his angels. These things saith the Amen,

6 He that hath an ear, let him the faithful and true Witness, the hear what the Spirit saith unto beginning of the creation of God; the churches.

15 I know thy works, that thou 7 And to theangel of the churchlart neither cold nor hot : I would in Philadelphia write; These thou wert cold or hot. things saith he that is holy, he 16 So then, because thou art The vision of a throne. Chap. iv. The twenty-four elders. luke-warm, and neither cold norstone: and there was a rainbow hot : I will spue thee out of my round about the throne, in sight mouth.

like unto an emerald. 17 Because thou sayest, I am 4 And round about the throne rich, and increased with goods, were four and twenty seats: and and have need of nothing; and upon the seats I saw four and knowest not that thou art wretch-twenty elders sitting, clothed in ed, and miserable, and poor, and white raiment; and they had on blind, and naked :

their heads crowns of gold. 18 I counsel thee to buy of 5 And out of the throne

prome gold tried in the fire, that ceeded lightnings, and thunder. thou mayest be rich; and whitelings, and voices. And there raiment, that thou mayest bewere seven lamps of fire burning clothed, and that the shame ofbefore the throne, which are the thy nakedness do not appear; seven Spirits of God. and anoint thine eyes with eye

6 And before the throne there salve, that thou mayest see. was a sea of glass like unto crys

19 As many as I love, I rebuke tal; and in the midst of the and chasten: be zealous, there throne, and round about the fore, and repent,

throne, were four beasts full of 26 Behold, I stand at the doorleyes before and behind. and knock; if any man hear my 7 And the first beast was like voice, and open the door, I will a lion, and the second beast like come in to him, and will supla calf, and the third beast had a with him, and he with me. face as a man, and the fourth

21 To him that overcometh, beast was like a flying eagle. will I grant to sit with me in my 8 And the four beasts had each throne, even as I also overcame, of them six wings about him and and am set down with my Father they were full of eyes within : in his throne.

and they rest not day and night, 22 He that hath an ear, let him saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord hear what the Spirit saith unto God Almighty, which was, and the churches.

is, and is to come. CHAP. IV.

9 And when those beasts give The vison of a throne. glory, and honour, and thanks, FTER this I looked, and, to him that sat on the throne,

behold, a door was opened who liveth for ever and ever, in heaven: and the first voicel 10 The four and twenty elders which I heard, was as it were of fall down before him that sat on a trumpet talking with me ; the throne, and worship him that which said, Come up hither, and liveth for ever and ever, and cast I will shew thee things which their crowns before the throne, must be hereafter.

saying, 2 And immediately I was in 11 Thou art worthy, O Lord, the spirit; and, behold, a throne to receive glory, and honour, and was set in heaven, and one sat on power : for thou hast created all the throne.

things, and for thy pleasure they 3 And he that sat was to look are, and were created. upon like a jasper and a sarcline

The elders praise the Lord. Revelation. The opening of the seals. CHAP. V.

tongue, and people, and nation ; The book with seven seals. 10 And hast made us unto our ND I saw in the right hand God kings and priests: and we

of him that sat on the throne, shall reign on the earth. a book written within and on the 11 And I beheld, and I heard back side, sealed with seven the voice of many angels round seals,

about the throne, and the beasts, 2 And I saw a strong angel pro- and the elders : and the number claiming with a loud voice, Who of them was ten thousand times is worthy to open the book, and ten thousand, and thousands of to loose the seals thereof? thousands;

3 And no man in heaven, nor 12 Saying with a loud voice, in earth, neither under the earth, Worthy is the Lamb that was was able to open the book, neither slain, to receive power, and to look thereon.

riches, and wisdom, and strength, 4 And I wept much, because and honour, and glory, and blessno man was found worthy tosing. open, and to read the book, 13 And every creature which neither to look thereon. is in heaven, and on the earth,

5 And one of the elders saith and under the earth and such unto me, Weep not; behold, as are in the sea, and all that the Lion of the tribe of Juda, are in them, heard I, saying, the Root of David, hath prevail-|Blessing, and honour, and glory, ed to open the book, and to loose and power, be unto him that sitthe seven seals thereof.

teth upon the throne, and unto 6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the the Lamb, for ever and ever. midst of the throne, and of the 14 And the four beasts said, four beasts, and in the midst of Amen. And the four and twenty the elders, stood a Lamb, as it elders fell down and worshiphad been slain, having seven ped him that liveth for ever and horns and seven eyes, which are ever. the seven Spirits of God sent

CHAP. VI. forth into all the earth.

The seven seals opened. he ,

opened one of the seals; and him that sat upon the throne. I heard, as it were the noise of

8 And, when he had taken the thunder, one of the four beasts book, the four beasts, and four saying, Come, and see. and twenty elders fell down be- 2 And I saw, and behold, a fore the Lamb, having every one white horse : and he that sat on of them harps, and golden vials him had a bow; and a crown full of odours, which are the pray- was given unto him: and he ers of saints.

went forth conquering, and to 9 And they sung new song, conquer. saying, Thou art worthy to take 3 And when he had opened the the book, and to open the seals second seal, I heard the second thereof: 'for thou wast slain, and beast say, Come, and see. hast redeemed us to God by thy 4 And there went out another blood, out of every kindred, and/horse that was red; and power

book out of the right hand of AND I saw when the Lamb


Of the end of the world. Chap. vii. The number of Israel sealed. was given to him that sat thereon 12 And I beheld, when he had to take peace from the earth, and opened the sixth seal, and, lo, that they should kill one another; there was a great earthquake; and there was given unto him a and the sun became black, as great sword,

sackcloth of hair, and the moon 5 And when he had opened the became as blood; third seal, I heard the third beast 13 And the stars of heaven fell say, Come and see. And I be-Junto the earth, even as a fig-tree held, and lo, a black horse ; and casteth her untimely figs, when he that sat on him had a pair of she is shaken of a mighty wind: balances in his hand.

14 And the heaven departed as 6 And I heard a voice in the a scroll when it isrolled together; midst of the four beasts say, A and every mountain and island measure of wheat for a penny, were moved out of their places : and three measures of barley for 15 And the kings of the earth, a penny; and see thou hurt notand the great men, and the rich the oil and the wine.

men, and the chief captains, and 7 And when he had opened the the mighty men, and every bondfourth seal, I heard the voice of man, and every free man, hid the fourth beast say, Come and themselves in the dens, and in

the rocks of the mountains; 8 And I looked, and behold, a 16 And said to the mountains pale horse; and his name that and rocks, Fall on us, and hide sat on him was Death, and hell us from the face of hini that sit. followed with him : and power teth on the throne, and from the was given unto them over the wrath of the Lamb: fourth part of the earth, to kill 17 For the great day of his with sword, and with hunger, wrath is come; and who shall be and with death, and with the able to stand ? beasts of the earth.

CHAP. VII. 9 And when he had opened The servants of God are sealed.

, I tar, the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and four corners of the earth, holding for the testimony which they the four winds of the carth, that held :

the wind should not blow on the 10 And they cried with a loud earth, nor on the sea, nor on any voice, saying, How long, O Lord, tree. holy and true, dost thou not judge 2 And I saw another angel asand avenge our blood on them cending from the east, having the that dwell on the earth?

seal of the living God: and he 11 Andwhite robes were given cried with a loud voice to the four unto every one of them; and it angels, to whom it was given to was said unto them, that they hurt the earth and the sea, should rest yet for a little season, 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, until their fellow-servants also, neither the sea, nor the trees, till and their brethren, that should we have sealed the servants of our be killed, as they were, should be God in their foreheads. fulfilled.

4 And I heard the number of

the fifth seal, I saw under the al: A four angels standing on the


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