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REVELATION, The general judgement. CHAP. XX.
8 And shall go out to deceive The first and last resurrection. the nations which are in the A , to
ND I saw an angel come four quarters of the earth, Gog the key of the bottomless pit together to battle: the number of and a great chain in his hand. whom is as the sand of the sea.
2 And he laid hold on the 9 And they went up on the dragon, that old serpent, which breadth of the earth, and comis the Devil, and Satan, and passed the camp of the saints bound him à thousand years, about, and the beloved city: and
3 And cast him into the bot- fire came down from God out tomless pit, and shut him up, of heaven, and devoured them. and set a seal upon him, that 10 And the devil that dehe should deceive the nations ceived them was cast into the no more, till the thousand years lake of fire and brimstone, where should be fulfilled: and after that the beast and the false prophet he must be loosed a little season. are, and shall be tormented day
4 And I saw thrones, and and night for ever and ever. they sat upon them, and judge- 11 And I saw a great white ment was given unto them: and throne, and him that sat on it, I saw the souls of them that from whose face the earth and were beheaded for the witness of the heaven fled away; and there Jesus, and for the word of God, was found no place for them. and which had not worshipped 12 And I saw the dead, small the beast, neither his image, nei- and great, stand before God: ther had received his mark upon and the books were opened: and their foreheads, orin their hands; another book was opened, which and they lived and reigned with is the book of life: and the dead Christ a thousand years. were judged out of those things
5 But the rest of the dead which were written in the books, lived not again until the thou- according to their works. sand years were finished. This
13 And the sea gave up
the is the first resurrection.
dead which were in it; and 6 Blessed and holy is he that death and hell delivered up the hath part in the first resurrec- dead which were in them; and tion: on such the second death they were judged every man hath no power, but they shall according to their works. be priests of God and of Christ,
14 And death and hell were and shall reign with him a thou- cast into the lake of fire. This
is the second death. 7 And when the thousand 15 And whosoever was not years are expired, Satan shall found written in the book of he loosed out of his prison. life was cast into the lake of fire.
A description of
the heavenly Jerusalem, CHAP. XXI.
and sorcerers, and idolaters, and New Jerusalem described. all liars, shall have their part in ND I saw a new heaven the lake which burneth with and a new
earth: for the fire and brimstone: which is the first heaven and the first earth second death. were passed away, and there 9 And there came unto me was no more sea.
one of the seven angels which 2. And I John saw the holy had the seven vials full of the city, new Jerusalem, coming seven last plagues, and talked down from God out of heaven, with me, saying, Come hither, prepared as a bride adorned for I will shew thee the bride, the her husband.
Lamb's wife. 3 And I heard a great voice 10 And he carried me away out of heaven, saying, Behold, in the spirit to a great and high the tabernacle of God is with mountain, and shewed me that men, and he will dwell with great city, the holy Jerusalem, them, and they shall be his descending out of heaven from people, and God himself shall be God, with them, and be their God. 11 Having the glory of God:
4 And God shall wipe away and her light was like unto a all tears from their eyes; and stone most precious, even like there shall be no more death, a jasper stone, clear as crystal;. neither sorrow, nor crying, nei- 12 And had a wall great and ther shall there be any more high, and had twelve gates, and pain: for the former things are at the gates twelve angels, and passed away.
names written thereon, which 5 And he that sat upon the are the names of the twelve throne said, Behold, I make all tribes of the children of Israel: things new.
And he said unto 13 On the east three gates; me, Write; for these words are on the north three gates; on the true and faithful.
south three gates; and on the 6 And he said unto me, It is west three gates. done. I am Alpha and Omega, 14 And the wall of the city the beginning and the end. I had twelve foundations, and in will give unto him that is athirst, them the names of the twelve of the fountain of the water of apostles of the Lamb. life freely.
15 And he that talked with 7 He that overcometh shall me had a golden reed to meainherit all things; and I will be sure the city, and the gates his God, and he shall be my son. thereof, and the wall thereof.
8 But the fearful, and unbe- 16 And the city lieth fourlieving, and the abominable, and square, and the length is as murderers, and whoremongers, large as the breadth: and he
A description of
REVELATION, the heavenly Jerusalem. measured the city with the reed, the earth do bring their glory twelve thousand furlongs. The and honour into it. length, and the breadth, and the 25 And the gates of it shall height of it are equal.
not be shut at all by day: for 17 And he measured the wall there shall be no night there. thereof, an hundred and forty 26 And they shall bring the and four cubits, according to glory and honour of the nations the measure of a man, that is, into it. of the angel.
27 And there shall in no wise 18 And the building of the enter into it any thing that dewall of it was of jasper; and the fileth, neither whatsoever workcity was pure gold, like unto eth abomination, or maketh a clear glass.
lie: but they which are written 19 And the foundations of the in the Lamb's book of life. wall of the city were garnished
CHAP. XXII. with all manner of precious
The water and tree of life. stones. The first foundation
ND he shewed me a pure was jasper; the second, sap- river of water of life, clear phire; the third, a chalcedony; as crystal, proceeding out of the fourth, an emerald;
the throne of God and of the 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the Lamb. sixth, sardius; the seventh, chry
2 In the midst of the street solite; the eighth, beryl; the of it, and on either side of the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chry- river, was there the tree of life, soprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; which bare twelve manner of the twelfth, an amethyst. fruits, and yielded her fruit
21 And the twelve gates were every month: and the leaves of twelve pearls; every several gate the tree were for the healing of was of one pearl; and the street the nations. of the city was pure gold, as it 3 And there shall be no more were transparent glass.
curse : but the throne of God 22 And I saw no temple and of the Lamb shall be in therein : for the Lord God Al- it; and his servants shall serve mighty, and the Lamb, are the him ; temple of it.
4 And they shall see his face; 23 And the city had no need and his name shall be in their of the sun, neither of the moon, foreheads. to shine in it: for the glory of 5 And there shall be no night God did lighten it, and the there; and they need no candle, Lamb is the light thereof. neither light of the sun; for the
24 And the nations of them Lord God giveth them light: which are saved shall walk in and they shall reign for ever the light of it: and the kings of and ever.
The blessed state
of God's servants. 6 And he said unto me, his commandments, that they These" sayings are faithful and may have right to the tree of true; and the Lord God of the life, and may enter in through holy prophets sent his angel the gates into the city. to shew unto his servants the 15 For without are dogs, and things which must shortly be sorcerers, and whoremongers, done.
and murderers, and idolaters, 7 Behold, I come quickly: and whosoever loveth and makblessed is he that keepeth the eth a lie. sayings of the prophecy of this 16 I Jesus have sent mine book.
angel to testify unto you these 8 And I John saw these things in the churches. I am things, and heard them. And the root and the offspring of when I had heard and seen, David, and the bright and I fell down to worship before morning star. the feet of the angel which 17 And the Spirit and the shewed me these things. bride say, Come. And let him
9 Then saith he unto me, that heareth say, Come. And See thou do it not: for I am let him that is athirst, come: thy fellow-servant, and of thy and whosoever will, let him brethren the prophets, and of take the water of life freely. them which keep the sayings of
18 For I testify unto every this book: worship God. nian that heareth the words of
10 And he saith unto me, the prophecy of this book, If Seal not the sayings of the pro- any man shall add unto these phecy of this book: for the time things, God shall add unto him is at hand.
the plagues that are written in 11 He that is unjust, let him this book: be unjust still: and he which is 19 And if any man shall take filthy, let him be filthy still: away from the words of the and he that is righteous, let book of this prophecy, God him be righteous still: and he shall take away his part out of that is holy, let him be holy the book of life, and out of the still.
holy city, and from the things 12 And behold, I come quick-which are written in this book. ly; and my reward is with me, 20 He which testifieth these to give every man according as things saith, Surely I come his work shall be.
quickly; Amen. Even so, come, 13 I am Alpha and Omega, Lord Jesus. the beginning and the end, the 21 The grace of our Lord first and the last.
Jesus Christ be with you all. 14 Blessed are they that do Amen.