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John writeth his revelation Revelation.

17 But, beloved, remember yejnal life.

to the seven churches.

the words which were spoken 22 And of some have compasbefore of the apostles of our sion, making a difference : Lord Jesus Christ;

23 And others save with fear,

18 How that they told you pulling them out of the fire; that there should be mockers in hating even the garment spotted the last time, who should walk by the flesh.

after their own ungodly lusts. 24 Now unto him that is able 19 These be they who sepa- to keep you from falling, and to rate themselves, sensual, having present you faultless before the not the Spirit. presence of his glory, with ex

20 But ye, beloved, building ceeding joy,

up yourselves on your most holy 25 To the only wise God our faith, praying in the Holy Ghost, Saviour, be glory and majesty, 21 Keep yourselves in the love dominion and power, both now of God, looking for the mercy of and ever. Amen.

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Jearth: Unto him that loved us, The power and majesty of Christ. and washed us from our sins in HE Revelation of Jesus his own blood,


Christ, which God gave 6 And hath made us kings and unto him, to shew unto his ser-priests unto God and his Father: vants things which must shortly to him be glory and dominion come to pass; and he sent and for ever and ever. Amen. signified it by his angel unto his 7 Behold, he cometh with servant John : clouds; and every eye shall see

2 Who bare record of the word him, and they also which pierced of God, and of the testimony of him: and all kindreds of the Jesus Christ, and of all things earth shall wail because of him. that he saw. Even so, Amen.

3 Blessed is he that readeth, 8 I am Alpha and Omega, the and they that hear the words of beginning and the ending, saith this prophecy, and keep those the Lord, which is, and which things which are written therein; was, and which is to come, the for the time is at hand. Almighty.


OHN, to the seven churches 9 I John, who also am your which are in Asia: Grace brother, and companion in tribube unto you, and peace, from him lation, and in the kingdom and which is, and which was, and patience of Jesus Christ, was in which is to come: and from the the isle that is called Patmos, seven spirits which are before his for the word of God, and for the throne; testimony of Jesus Christ.

5 And from Jesus Christ, who 10 I was in the Spirit on the is the faithful witness, and the Lord's day, and heard behind me first begotten of the dead, and a great voice, as of a trumpet, the prince of the kings of the 11 Saying, I am Alpha and


To the churches of Smyrna, Pergamos. Omega, the first and the last: are the angels of the seven and, What thou seest, write in a churches; and the seven candlebook, and send it unto the seven sticks, which thou sawest, are churches which are in Asia; un-the seven churches. to Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.


What is to be written to the angels. INTO the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the 12 And I turned to see the seven stars in his right hand, who voice that spake with me. And, walketh in the midst of the seven being turned, I saw seven golden golden candlesticks;


2 I know thy works, and thy 13 And in the midst of the labour, and thy patience, and seven candlesticks, one like unto how thou canst not bear them the Son of man, clothed with a which are evil; and thou hast garment down to the foot, and tried them which say they are girt about the paps with a golden apostles, and are not, and hast girdle. found them liars:

14 His head and his hairs were 3 And hast borne, and hast pawhite like wool, as white as snow; tience, and for my name's sake and his eyes were as a flame of hast laboured, and hast not fainted. fire; 4 Nevertheless I have some15 And his feet like unto fine what against thee, because thou brass, as if they burned in a fur- hast left thy first love. nace; and his voice as the sound 5 Remember, therefore, from of many waters. whence thou art fallen, and re

16And he had in his right hand pent, and do the first works: or seven stars; and out of his mouth else I will come unto thee quickwent a sharp two-edged sword;ly, and will remove thy candleand his countenance was as the stick out of his place, except thou sun shineth in his strength. repent.

17 And when I saw him, I fell 6 But this thou hast, that thou at his feet as dead: and he laid hatest the deeds of the Nicolaihis right hand upon me, saying tanes, which I also hate. unto me, Fear not: I am the first 7 He that hath an ear, let him and the last: hear what the Spirit saith unto

18 I am he that liveth, and was the churches; To him that overdead; and, behold, I am alive for cometh will I give to eat of the evermore, Amen; and have the tree of life, which is in the midst keys of hell, and of death. of the paradise of God.

19 Write the things which 8 And unto the angel of the thou hast seen, and the things church in Smyrna write; These which are, and the things which things saith the first and the last, shall be hereafter; which was dead, and is alive;

20 The mystery of the seven 9 I know thy works, and tristars, which thou sawest in my bulation, and poverty, (but thou right hand, and the seven golden art rich,) and I know the blascandlesticks. The seven starsphemy of them which say they

To the church

Chap. ii.

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 Pergamas write; These bel, 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 ofI will put upon you none other my mouth. 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 no 27 (And he shall rule them

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. and no man openeth;

28 And I will give him the morning star.

8 I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open 29 He that hath an ear, letdoor, 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 denied my name.




Christ standeth at the door, and 9 Behold, I will make them of 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, that tation, 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.


11 Behold, I come quickly: 3 Remember, therefore, how hold 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 out: 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. him my new name.

5 He that 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 untobeginning of the creation of God; the churches. 15 I know thy works, that thou 7 And to the angel of the church art 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 nor stone: 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 thunderthou mayest be rich; and whitelings, and voices. And there raiment, that thou mayest be were seven lamps of fire burning clothed, and that the shame of before 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 crys19 As many as I love, I rebuketal; 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

20 Behold, I stand at the door eyes before and behind. and knock; if any man hear my 7 And the first beast was like voice, and open the door, I willa lion, and the second beast like come in to him, and will supa calf, and the third beast had at 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.


The vison of a throne.

9 And when those beasts give glory, and honour, and thanks,

AFTER 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 voice 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 sardine

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