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The fall of Babylon.


her, I wondered with great admiration.

7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.

A. D. 96.

a Is. 47.7..11. Zep. 2. 15. verse 1.

c verse 3.

8 The beast that thou sawest was, and d chap. 17.16. is not; and shall ascende out of the bot- e chap.11.7. tomless pit, and go into perdition: and Ps. 62. 11. they that dwell on the earth shall won- Je. 50. 34. der, whose names were not written ing verse 11. the book of life from the foundation of h Eze. 26. 16, the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.

9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.

10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.

11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.

12 And the ten horns" which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.

13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast. 14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord" of lords, and King of kings: and theyt that are with him are called," and chosen," and faithful."

15 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

16 And the ten horns which thou saw

est upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn' her with fire.


17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled."

18 And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.


AND after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.*

2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon' the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.

4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. 5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered iniquities.


6 Reward herw even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled, fill to her double.

7 How much she hath glorified herself,


i ch. 13. 3, 8. ch. 13. 1. I ver. 17, 19. m Eze. 27.27. n chap. 17. 4.


• Da. 7. 20.
Bor, sweet.

chap. 19.19.
Je. 50. 44.
r chap. 19.16.

De. 10. 17.
1 Ti. 6. 15.

8 Eze. 27. 13.

Mi. 5. 8, 9.
John 15. 16.
w chap. 2. 10.

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Is. 8. 7.

y chap. 13. 7.
a Eze. 16. 37..

b ch. 18.8, 18.
Lu. 16. 19,
d Ac. 4.27, 28.


e chap. 10. 7. ƒ Is. 23. 14.

chap.16.19. Je. 51. 37.

i Jos. 7. 6. Job 2. 12. Eze. 27.30. k Eze. 43. 2.

7 chap. 14. 8.

Is. 13. 19.
Je. 51. 8.

m chap. 17. 2. Is.34.11,14.

Je. 50. 39.

51. 37.

n Je. 51. 48. • Is. 47. 15. P chap. 19. 2. De. 32. 43.

Lu. 18. 7, 8.

q ver. 11, 15.

r Je. 51. 64. & or, power. Is. 48. 20.

52. 11. Je. 50.8.

51.6, 45. 2 Co. 6. 17.

t Je. 51. 9.

u chap.16.19.

v Je. 25. 10. w Ps. 137. 8.

Je.7. 34.

33. 11.

y Is. 23. 8.

Her irreversible perdition.

and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her; for she saith in her heart, Ia sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.

8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.

9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

11 And the merchants" of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more;

12 The merchandise of gold," and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and y slaves, and souls of men.

14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all."

15 The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,

16 And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!

17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea stood afar off,

18 And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, Whath city is like unto this great city!

19 And they cast dusti on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.

20 Rejoice" over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.

21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus" with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.

22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone" shall be heard no more at all in thee;

23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the

Triumphant song in heaven.

REVELATION, XIX. The Millennium and resurrection. mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all

earth; for by thy sorceries" were all nations deceived.

A.D. 96.

Na. 3. 4.

24 And in her was found the blood of a 2 Ki. 9. 22. men, both free and bond, both small and great. prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.


b Je. 51. 49.

c ch.16.14,16. d chap. 11.15. e ch.16.13,14. fver. 3, 4, 6.

g ch. 7. 10, 12.

AND after these things I heard a great
voiced of much people in heaven, saying,
Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and ho-
nour, and power, unto the Lord our God:
2 For true and righteous are his judgh
ments: for he hath judged the great
whore, which did corrupt the earth with
her fornication, and hath avenged the
blood of his servants at her hand.

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5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.

6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia; fort the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.

7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage" of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.

8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness" of saints.

9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed' are they which are called unto the marriage supperd of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.

10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful' and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name" written, that no man knew but he himself.

13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called Thet Word of God.

ven followed him upon white horses, 14 And the armies which were in heaclothed" in fine linen, white and clean.

15 And out of his mouth" goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Comed and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;

18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of

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chap. 16. 7.

chap. 18.20. chap.20.10.

Da. 7. 11. I verse 15. chap. 1. 16. mch. 18.9, 18.

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Is. 34. 10.

ver. 17, 18. chap. 1. 18. 9. 1. PPs. 135. 1. chap. 12. 9. r 2 Pe. 2. 4. Jude 6.

8 Da. 6. 17.

t Ps. 97.1,12. u Mat. 25.10.

v Da. 7. 9, 22, 27. Lu. 22. 30.

w1 Co. 6. 2, 3. Is. 52. 1.' y chap. 6. 9. chap. 3. 4. Is. 61. 10. ẞor, bright. a Ps. 132. 9. Lu. 14. 15. chap. 5. 10.



chap. 3. 20. chap. 22. 6. fch. 22.8,9. chap. 2. 11.


h chap. 1. 6. Is. 61. 6.

Ac. 10. 43. 1 Pe.1.10, 11 k chap. 6. 2. chap. 3. 14. mPs. 45. 3, 4.

19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army.

20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

21 And the remnant were slain with the sword' of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls" were filled with their flesh. CHAPTER XX.

AND I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,

3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.

4 And I saw thrones," and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.

6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his


Is. 11. 4. n chap. 1. 14. 8 And shall go out to deceive the na2. 18. tions which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.

• chap. 6. 2. Ca. 3. 11. Is. 62.3. Zec. 9. 16. He. 2.9.

p Eze. 38. 2.

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10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.

12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand 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 those things which e Je. 32. 19. were written in the books, according to Mat. 16. 27. their works.


13 And the sea gave up the dead which

A new heaven and earth.

were in it; and death and


hell deliver

ed up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.

14 And death" and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.

15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

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2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God, out of heaven, prepared as a brides adorned for her husband.

3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow," nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write; for these words are true and faithful.

6 And he said unto me, It is done. It am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is " athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.

7 He that overcometh shall inherit yall things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.


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ẞ the grave.

a Ho. 13. 14.


1 Co. 15. 26,

Is. 54. 11.
Mat. 25.41.
Is. 65.17..19
2 Pe. 3. 13.

66. 22.

e Is. 52. 1.

He. 11. 10.
12. 22.
Is. 54. 5.

9 Ps.45.9..14.
12 Co. 6. 16.
i Zec. 8. 8.
k chap. 7. 17.
Is. 25. 8.

chap. 22. 5.

Is.60.19,20. m1 Co. 15. 26,

n Is. 35. 10.

• John 1. 4.


XXII. The new Jerusalem. an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.

18 And the building of the wall of it was of jasper; and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.

19 And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was Jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;

20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

21 And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.

22 And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.

23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.


Zec. 14. 7. chap. 16.17. t chap. 1. 8. 22. 13.

q Ps. 72. 11.

u chap.22.17.
Is. 55. 1.

v Is. 35. 8.
60. 21.
Joel 3. 17.
Mat. 13. 41.
Ga. 5.19..21
Ep. 5. 5.
He. 12. 14.

Lu. 12. 4..9.
y chap. 13. 8.

8 But the fearful," and unbelieving," and the abominable, and murderers," and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idola-yor, ters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death. 9 And there came unto me one of the seven angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.

10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city," the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,

11 Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

12 And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:

13 On the east three gates; on the north three gates; on the south three gates; and on the west three gates.

14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

15 And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.

a 1 John3.15.
b He. 13. 4.

c Mal. 3. 5.


24 And the nations? of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.

25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.

26 And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it.

27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.


AND he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.

2 In the midst of the streets of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

e chap. 22.15.
Pr. 19. 5, 9.
3 And there' shall be no more curse:
Eze.47.1,12 but the throne of God" and of the Lamb
chap.21.21. shall be in it; and his servants shall serve
h ch.15.1,6,7. him:
i chap. 2. 7.
chap. 19. 7.

1 Zec. 14. 11.

mEze. 48. 35.

n Eze. XL.

o chap. 7. 15.
p Is. 60. 1, 2.
q Mat. 5. 8.


John 12. 26.
1 Co. 13. 12.
1 John 3. 2.
chap. 3. 12.

tEze.48.31..34 u Ps. 36. 9. v Ro. 5. 17. chap. 1. 1. 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the * Ep. 2. 20. length is as large as the breadth and heyver.10,12,20 measured the city with the reed, twelve chap. 11. 1. thousand furlongs. The length, and the breadth, and the height of it are equal. 17 And he measured the wall thereof,

Eze. 40. 3.
Zec. 2. 1.

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6 And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent w his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done.

7 Behold, I come quickly:" blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.

8 And I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which shewed me these things.

9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not: for I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them

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a chap. 5. 5. b Da. 8. 26. c ch. 21. 2, 9. d Is. 2. 5.

Pr. 1. 24..33

Ec. 11. 3. Mat. 25. 10. 2 Ti. 3. 13.

fchap. 21. 6. Pr. 4. 18.

Mat. 5. 6. h Zep. 1. 14. i Pr. 30. 6.

chap. 20.12. Is. 44. 6. m Lu.12.37,38 n chap. 3. 5. Bor, from

the tree.

och. 21.8,27. p Phi. 3. 2. q ver. 7, 12.

15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, He. 9. 28. and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to tes

Is. 25. 9.

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tify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.

17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come: and whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away" his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

20 He which testifieth these things_saith, Surely I come quickly; Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.


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