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Revelation

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Revelation 1:

Chapter 1:20 Verses

66 Revelation

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66-1:1††††† The reuelation of Iesus Christ, which God gaue vnto hym, for to shewe vnto his seruautes thyngs which must shortlye come to passe: And when he had sent, he shewed by his Angel, vnto his seruaunt Iohn,

66-1:2††††† Which bare recorde of the worde of God, and of the testimonie of Iesus Christe, and of all thinges that he sawe.

66-1:3††††† Happy is he that readeth, and they that heare the wordes of this prophesie, and kepe those thynges which are written therin, for the tyme is at hande.

66-1:4††††† Iohn to the seuen Churches in Asia: Grace be vnto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come: and from the seuen spirites which are before his throne,

66-1:5††††† And from Iesus Christe, which is a faythfull witnesse, and first begotten of the dead, and Lorde ouer the kynges of the earth: Unto hym that loued vs, and wasshed vs from our sinnes in his owne blood,

66-1:6††††† And made vs kynges and priestes vnto God his father, be glorie and dominion for euermore. Amen.

66-1:7††††† Beholde, he commeth with cloudes, and all eyes shall see hym, and they also which pearsed hym: And all kinredes of the earth shall wayle before hym. Euen so. Amen.

66-1:8††††† I am Alpha and Omega, the begynnyng and the endyng, sayth the Lorde almyghtie, which is, and which was, and which is to come.

66-1:9††††† I Iohn, your brother and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdome and patience of Iesus Christe, was in the Ile that is called Pathmos, for ye worde of God, and for the witnessyng of Iesus Christe.

66-1:10†††† I was in the spirite on the Lordes day, and hearde behynde me a great voyce, as it had ben of a trumpe.

66-1:11†††† Saying: I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: That thou seest, write in a booke, and sende it vnto the seuen Churches which are in Asia, vnto Ephesus, and vnto Smyrna, and vnto Pergamos, and vnto Thyatira, and vnto Sardis, and vnto Philadelphia, and vnto Laodicea.

66-1:12†††† And I turned backe to see the voyce that spake to me: And whe I was turned, I sawe seuen golden candlestickes,

66-1:13†††† And in ye middes of the candlestickes, one lyke vnto the sonne of man, clothed with a garment downe to the feete, and girde about the pappes with a golden girdle.

66-1:14†††† His head, and his heeres were whyte as whyte wooll, and as snowe, and his eyes were as a flambe of fyre.

66-1:15†††† And his feete lyke vnto fine brasse, as though they brent in a furnace, and his voyce as the sounde of many waters.

66-1:16†††† And he had in his ryght hande, seuen starres: And out of his mouth went a sharpe two edged sworde: And his face shone, euen as the sunne in his strength.

66-1:17†††† And when I sawe hym, I fell at his feete euen as dead: And he layde his ryght hande vpon me, saying vnto me, feare not, I am the first and the last,

66-1:18†††† And am alyue, and was dead: And beholde, I am alyue for euermore, Amen, and haue the keyes of hell and of death.

66-1:19†††† Write therfore the thinges which thou hast seene, and the thynges which are, and the thinges which must be fulfilled hereafter.

66-1:20†††† The misterie of the seuen starres which thou sawest in my ryght hande, and the seuen golde candlestickes. The seuen starres, are the Angels of the seue Churches: And the seuen candlestickes whiche thou sawest, are the seuen Churches.

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Revelation 2:

Chapter 2:29 Verses

66 Revelation

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66-2:1††††† Vnto the Angel of the Churche at Ephesus, write: these thynges sayth he that holdeth the seuen starres in his ryght hande, and that walketh in the middes of the seuen golden candlestickes:

66-2:2††††† I knowe thy workes, and thy labour, and thy patience, and howe thou canst not forbeare them which are euyll: and hast examined them which say they are Apostles, and are not, and hast founde them lyers:

66-2:3††††† And hast suffred, and hast patience, and for my names sake hast laboured, and hast not faynted.

66-2:4††††† Neuertheles, I haue [somewhat] against thee, because thou hast left thy first loue.

66-2:5††††† Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first workes: Or els I wyll come vnto thee shortly, & wyll remoue thy candlesticke out of his place, except thou repet.

66-2:6††††† But this thou hast, because thou hatest the deedes of the Nicolaitans, which (deedes) I also hate.

66-2:7††††† Let hym that hath an eare, heare what ye spirite sayth vnto the Churches. To hym that ouercommeth, wyll I geue to eate of the tree of lyfe, which is in the middes of the paradise of God.

66-2:8††††† And vnto the Angel of the Churche of Smyrna, write: These thynges sayth he that is first and the last, which was dead, and is alyue.

66-2:9††††† I knowe thy workes, and tribulation, and pouertie: but thou art riche. And I know the blasphemie of them which cal them selues Iewes, and are not, but (are) the synagogue of Satan.

66-2:10†††† Feare none of those thynges, which thou shalt suffer: Beholde, the deuyll shall caste some of you into prison, to tempt you, and ye shall haue tribulation ten dayes. Be faythfull vnto the death, and I wyll geue thee a crowne of lyfe.

66-2:11†††† Let hym that hath an eare, heare what the spirite sayth vnto ye Churches. He that ouercommeth, shall not be hurt of the seconde death.

66-2:12†††† And to the Angell of the Churche in Pergamos, write: This saith he which hath ye sharpe sword with two edges:

66-2:13†††† I knowe thy workes, and where thou dwellest, euen where Satans seate is, and thou kepest my name, and hast not denyed my fayth: Euen in those dayes when Antipas my faythfull martir was slayne among you, where Satan dwelleth.

66-2:14†††† But I haue a fewe thynges agaynst thee, because thou hast there, them that maynetayne the doctrine of Balaam, whiche taught in Balacke, to put a stumblyng blocke before the chyldren of Israel, that they shoulde eate of meate dedicate vnto idols, & commit fornicatio.

66-2:15†††† Euen so hast thou the that maintayne the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thyng I hate.

66-2:16†††† Repent, or els I wyll come vnto thee shortly, and wyll fyght agaynst them with the sworde of my mouth.

66-2:17†††† Let hym that hath an eare, heare what ye spirite sayth vnto the Churches. To hym that ouercommeth, wyll I geue to eate Manna that is hyd, and wyll geue hym a white stone, and in the stone a newe name written, which no man knoweth, sauyng he yt receaueth it.

66-2:18†††† And vnto the Angell of the Churche of Thyatira, write: This saith ye sonne of God, who hath eyes lyke vnto a flambe of fyre, and his feete are like fine brasse.

66-2:19†††† I knowe thy workes, and thy loue, seruice, and fayth, and thy patience, and thy deedes, which are mo at the last the at the first.

66-2:20†††† Notwithstandyng, I haue a fewe thynges agaynst thee, because thou sufferest that woman Iesabel, which called her selfe a prophetisse, to teache, and to deceaue my seruauntes, to make them commit fornication, and to eate meates offred vp vnto idols.

66-2:21†††† And I gaue her space to repent of her fornication, and she repented not.

66-2:22†††† Beholde, I wyll cast her into a bed, and them that commit fornication with her into great aduersitie, except they turne from their deedes:

66-2:23†††† And I wyll kyll her chyldren with death, & all the Churches shall knowe, that I am he which searcheth the raynes and heartes: And I wyll geue vnto euery one of you, accordyng vnto his workes.

66-2:24†††† Vnto you I say, and vnto other of the of Thyatira, as many as haue not this learnyng, & which haue not knowe the deepenesse of Satan, as they say, I wyll put vpon you none other burthen:

66-2:25†††† But that which ye haue alredy, holde fast tyll I come,

66-2:26†††† And whosoeuer ouercommeth, and kepeth my workes vnto the ende, to hym wyll I geue power ouer nations,

66-2:27†††† And he shall rule them with a rodde of yron: and as the vessels of a potter, shall they be broken to sheuers:

66-2:28†††† Euen as I receaued of my father, so wyll I geue hym the mornyng starre.

66-2:29†††† Let hym that hath an eare, heare what the spirite sayth to the Churches.

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Revelation 3:

Chapter 3:22 Verses

66 Revelation

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66-3:1††††† And write vnto the Angel of the Churche that is at Sardis, this sayth he that hath the seuen spirites of God, and the seuen starres. I knowe thy workes: thou hast a name that thou lyuest, and thou art dead.

66-3:2††††† Be awake, and strength the thynges which remayne, that are redie to dye: For I haue not founde thy workes perfect before God.

66-3:3††††† Remember therfore howe thou hast receaued and heard, and holde fast, and repent. If thou shalt not watche, I wyll come on thee as a thiefe, and thou shalt not knowe what houre I wyll come vpon thee.

66-3:4††††† Thou hast a fewe names in Sardis, which haue not defiled their garmetes, and they shall walke with me in white, for they are worthie.

66-3:5††††† He that ouercommeth, shalbe thus clothed in whyte aray, and I wyll not put out his name out of the booke of life, and I will confesse his name before my father, and before his Angels.

66-3:6††††† Let him that hath an eare, heare what the spirite sayth vnto the Churches.

66-3:7††††† And write vnto ye Angel of the Church of Philadelphia, this sayth he that is holy and true, which hath the key of Dauid, which openeth, and no man shutteth, and shutteth, and no man openeth.

66-3:8††††† I knowe thy workes: Beholde, I haue set before thee an open doore, and no man can shut it, for thou hast a litle strength, & hast kept my sayinges: and hast not denyed my name.

66-3:9††††† Beholde, I make them of the synagogue of Satan, which call them selues Iewes and are not, but do lye: Behold, I wyll make them that they shal come and worshyp before thy feete, and shall knowe that I haue loued thee.

66-3:10†††† Because thou hast kept the wordes of my patience, therfore I wyll kepe thee from the houre of temptation, which wyll come vpon all the worlde, to trie them that dwel vpon the earth.

66-3:11†††† Beholde, I come shortly: Holde that which thou haste, that no man take away thy crowne.

66-3:12†††† Hym that ouercometh, wyll I make a pyller in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: And I wyll write vpon him the name of my God, and the name of the citie of my God, newe Hierusalem, which commeth downe out of heauen from my God, and [I wyll write vpon hym] my newe name.

66-3:13†††† Let hym that hath an eare, heare what the spirite sayth vnto ye Churches.

66-3:14†††† And vnto the Angel of the Churche which is in Laodicea, write: This saith Amen, the faythfull and true witnesse, the begynnyng of the creatures of God.

66-3:15†††† I knowe thy workes, that thou arte neither colde nor hotte: I woulde thou were colde or hotte.

66-3:16†††† So the, because thou art luke warme, and neither colde nor hotte, I wyll spewe thee out of my mouth:

66-3:17†††† Because thou sayest, I am riche and increased with goodes, and haue neede of nothyng: & knowest not howe that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poore, and blynde, and naked.

66-3:18†††† I counsel thee to bye of me gold tryed in the fyre, that thou mayest be riche, and whyte rayment, that thou mayest be clothed, that thy fylthie nakednesse do not appeare, and annoynt thyne eyes with eye salue, that thou mayest see.

66-3:19†††† As many as I loue, I rebuke and chasten: Be feruent therfore, & repent.

66-3:20†††† Beholde, I stande at the doore and knocke: If any man heare my voyce, and open the doore, I wyll come in to hym, and wyll suppe with hym, and he with me.

66-3:21†††† To hym that ouercommeth, wyll I graunt to sitte with me in my throne, euen as I ouercame, and haue sitten with my father in his throne.

66-3:22†††† Let hym yt hath an eare, heare what the spirite sayth vnto the Churches.

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Revelation 4:

Chapter 4:11 Verses

66 Revelation

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66-4:1††††† After this, I loked, and beholde a doore was open in heaue: and the first voyce which I heard, was as it were of a trumpet talking with me, which saide: Come vp hyther, and I wyll shewe thee thynges which must be fulfylled hereafter.

66-4:2††††† And immediatly I was in the spirite, and behold, a throne was set in heauen, and one sate on the throne.

66-4:3††††† And he that sate, was to loke vppon like vnto a Iasper stone and a Sardine stone: and there was a raynebowe about the throne, in sight like to an Emeralde.

66-4:4††††† And about ye throne were 24 seates, and vpon the seates 24 elders sitting, clothed in whyte rayment, and had on their heades crownes of golde.

66-4:5††††† And out of the throne proceaded lightnynges, and thundrynges, and voyces, and there were seue lampes of fire burnyng before the throne, whiche are the seuen spirites of God.

66-4:6††††† And before the throne there was a sea of glasse, lyke vnto cristall, and in the myddest of the throne, & rounde about the throne, were foure beastes, full of eyes before and behynde.

66-4:7††††† And the first beast was lyke a Lion, and the seconde beast lyke a Calfe, & the thirde beast had a face as a Man, and the fourth beast was like a fleyng Egle.

66-4:8††††† And the foure beastes had eche one of them sixe wynges about hym, and they were full of eyes within: and they had no rest day neither night, saying: Holy, holy, holy Lorde God almightie, which was, and is, and is to come.

66-4:9††††† And when those beastes gaue glorie, and honour, and thankes to hym that sate on the throne, which lyueth for euer and euer:

66-4:10†††† The xxiiij. elders fell downe before him that sate on the throne, and worshipped hym that lyueth for euer, and cast their crownes before the throne, saying:

66-4:11†††† Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receaue glorie, and honour, and power: for thou hast created all thynges, and for thy pleasures sake they are &

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Revelation 5:

Chapter 5:14 Verses

66 Revelation

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66-5:1††††† And I sawe in the right hande of hym that sate on the throne, a booke written within, and on the backe syde, sealed with seuen seales.

66-5:2††††† And I sawe a strong angell, whiche preached with a loude voyce: Who is worthy to open the booke, and to loose the seales therof?

66-5:3††††† And no man in heauen, nor in earth, neither vnder the earth, was able to open the booke, neither to loke theron.

66-5:4††††† And I wept muche, because no man was founde worthy to open & to reade the booke, neither to loke theron.

66-5:5††††† And one of the elders sayde vnto me, wepe not: behold a Lion of the tribe of Iuda, the roote of Dauid, hath obteyned to open the booke, and to loose the seuen seales therof.

66-5:6††††† And I behelde, and loe in the middes of the throne and of the foure beastes, and in the middes of the elders, stoode a lambe as though he had ben kylled, hauyng seuen hornes & seuen eyes, whiche are the seuen spirites of God, sent into all the worlde.

66-5:7††††† And he came, and toke the booke out of the right hande of him that sate vpon the throne.

66-5:8††††† And when he had taken the booke, the foure beastes and 24 elders fell downe before the lambe, hauyng euery one of them harpes, and golden vyals full of odours, which are the prayers of saintes:

66-5:9††††† And they song a newe song, saying: Thou art worthy to take the booke and to open the seales therof: for thou wast kylled, and hast redeemed vs to God by thy blood, out of al kinrede, and tongue, and people, and nation:

66-5:10†††† And hast made vs vnto our God kinges and priestes, and we shall raigne on the earth.

66-5:11†††† And I beheld, and I heard the voyce of many angels about the throne, and [about] the beastes and the elders, and hearde thousande thousandes,

66-5:12†††† Saying with a loude voyce: Worthy is the lambe that was kylled to receaue power, and richesse, and wisedome, and strength, and honor, and glorie, and blessyng.

66-5:13†††† And all the creatures whiche are in heauen, and on the earth, and vnder the earth, and in the sea, and all that are in them, hearde I, saying: Blessyng, honour, glorie, and power be vnto hym that sitteth vpon the throne, and vnto the lambe for euermore.

66-5:14†††† And the foure beastes sayde, Amen. And the 24 elders fell vpon their faces, and worshipped hym that lyueth for euermore. The lambe openeth the sixe seales, and many thynges folowe the openyng therof, so that this conteyneth a generall prophesie to the ende of the worlde.

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Revelation 6:

Chapter 6:17 Verses

66 Revelation

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66-6:1††††† And I sawe when the lambe opened one of the seales, and I heard one of the foure beastes say, as it were the noyse of thunder, come and see: and I sawe.

66-6:2††††† And behold, there was a whyte horse, and he that sate on hym had a bowe, & a crowne was geuen vnto hym, and he went foorth conqueryng, and for to ouercome.

66-6:3††††† And when he had opened the seconde seale, I hearde the seconde beast saye, come and see.

66-6:4††††† And there went out another horse that was redde, and power was geuen to him that sate theron to take peace from the earth, and that they should kyll one another: and there was geuen vnto hym a great sworde.

66-6:5††††† And when he had opened the thirde seale, I hearde the third beast say, come and see. And I behelde, and loe, a blacke horse, and he that sate on hym hadde a payre of balaunces in his hande.

66-6:6††††† And I hearde a voyce in the myddes of the foure beastes saye: A measure of wheate for a penie, and three measures of barly for a penie, and oyle and wine see thou hurt not.

66-6:7††††† And when he had opened the fourth seale, I hearde the voyce of the fourth beast say, come and see.

66-6:8††††† And I loked, and behold a pale horse, & his name that sate on him was death, and hell folowed after hym, and power was geuen vnto them ouer the fourth part of the earth, to kyll with sworde, & with hunger, and with death, and with the beastes of the earth.

66-6:9††††† And when he had opened the fift seale, I sawe vnder the aulter the soules of them that were kylled for the worde of God, and for the testimonie which they had.

66-6:10†††† And they cryed with a loude voyce, saying: Howe long taryest thou Lorde, holy and true, to iudge and to auenge our blood on the that dwell on ye earth?

66-6:11†††† And long whyte garmentes were geuen vnto euery one of them: and it was sayde vnto them, that they should reste yet for a litle season, vntyll the number of their felowes, and brethren, and of them that shoulde be kylled as they were, were fulfylled.

66-6:12†††† And I behelde when he had opened the sixt seale, and loe there was a great earthquake, & the sunne was as blacke as sackcloth made of heere, & the moone waxed all euen as blood:

66-6:13†††† And the starres of heauen fell vnto the earth, euen as a figge tree casteth her vntimely figges when she is shaken of a myghtie wynde.

66-6:14†††† And heauen vanished awaye as a scroule when it is roulled together, and all mountaynes and yles were moued out of their places.

66-6:15†††† And the kynges of the earth, and the great men, and the ryche men, and the chiefe capitaines, and the myghtie men, and euery bonde man, and euery free man, hyd them selues in dennes and in rockes of the hylles:

66-6:16†††† And sayde to the hylles & rockes, fall on vs, and hyde vs from the presence of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the lambe:

66-6:17†††† For the great day of his wrath is come: and who is able to endure?

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Revelation 7:

Chapter 7:17 Verses

66 Revelation

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66-7:1††††† And after that, I sawe foure angels stande on the foure corners of the earth, holding the foure wyndes of ye earth, that the wynde shoulde not blowe on the earth, neither on the sea, neither on any tree.

66-7:2††††† And I sawe another angell ascende from the rysing of the sunne, which had the seale of the lyuyng God, and he cryed with a loude voyce to the foure angels to whom power was geuen to hurt the earth and the sea,

66-7:3††††† Saying: Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, neither the trees, tyll we haue sealed the seruautes of our God in their foreheades.

66-7:4††††† And I hearde the number of them which were sealed: And there were sealed an 100 and 44 thousande, of all the tribes of the chyldren of Israel.

66-7:5††††† Of the tribe of Iuda were sealed 12 thousande. Of the tribe of Ruben were sealed 12 thousande. Of the tribe of Gad were sealed 12 thousande.

66-7:6††††† Of the tribe of Aser were sealed 12 thousande. Of the tribe of Nephthali were sealed 12 thousande. Of ye tribe of Manasses were sealed 12 thousande.

66-7:7††††† Of the tribe of Simeon were sealed 12 thousande. Of ye tribe of Leui were sealed 12 thousande. Of ye tribe of Isachar were sealed 12 thousande.

66-7:8††††† Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed 12 thousande. Of the tribe of Ioseph were sealed 12 thousande. Of the tribe of Beniamin were sealed 12 thousand.

66-7:9††††† After this I behelde, and loe a great multitude which no man could number of all nations, and kinredes, and people, and tongues, stoode before the throne, and before the lambe, clothed with long whyte garmentes, and palmes in their handes,

66-7:10†††† And cryed with a loude voyce, saying: Saluation be ascribed to hym that sitteth vpon the throne of our God, and vnto the lambe.

66-7:11†††† And all the angels stoode in the compasse of the throne, and of the elders, & of the foure beastes, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshypped God,

66-7:12†††† Saying, Amen: Blessyng, and glorie, and wisedome, and thankes, & honour, and power, and myght, be vnto our God for euermore, Amen.

66-7:13†††† And one of the elders aunswered, saying vnto me: What are these which are arayed in long whyte garmentes? and whence came they?

66-7:14†††† And he sayde vnto hym, Lorde thou wotest. And he sayde to me: These are they which came out of great tribulation, and haue wasshed their long robes, and made them whyte by the blood of the lambe.

66-7:15†††† Therefore are they in the presence of the throne of God, and serue hym daye and nyght in his temple, and he that sitteth in the throne, wyll dwell among them.

66-7:16†††† They shall hunger no more, neither thirst, neither shall the sunne lyght on them, neither any heate.

66-7:17†††† For the lambe which is in the myddes of the throne shall feede them, and shall leade them vnto fountaynes of lyuyng water, and God shall wype awaye all teares from their eyes.

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Revelation 8:

Chapter 8:13 Verses

66 Revelation

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66-8:1††††† And when he had opened the seuenth seale, ther was scilence in heaue about the space of halfe an houre:

66-8:2††††† And I sawe the seuen angels standyng before God, and to them were geuen seuen trumpets.

66-8:3††††† And another angell came and stoode before the aulter, hauyng a golden senser, and much of odours was geuen vnto hym, that he should offer of the prayers of all saintes vpon the golden aulter which was before the throne.

66-8:4††††† And the smoke of the odours whiche came of the prayers of all saintes, ascended vp before God, out of the angels hande.

66-8:5††††† And the angel toke the senser, and fylled it with fire of the aulter, and cast it into the earth: and voyces were made, and thundrynges, and lyghtnynges, & earthquake.

66-8:6††††† And the seuen angels whiche had the seuen trumpettes, prepared them selues to blowe.

66-8:7††††† The first angell blewe, & there was made hayle & fire, mingled with blood, and they were cast into the earth, and the thirde part of trees was burnt, and all greene grasse was burnt.

66-8:8††††† And the seconde angell blewe, and as it were a great mountayne burnyng with fire was cast into the sea, and the thirde part of the sea turned to blood.

66-8:9††††† And the thirde part of the creatures whiche were in the sea, and hadde lyfe, dyed, and the thirde part of shippes were destroyed.

66-8:10†††† And the third angell blewe, and there fell a great starre from heauen, burning as it were a lampe, and it fell into the thirde part of the ryuers, and into fountaynes of waters:

66-8:11†††† And the name of the starre is called wormewood, and the thirde part was turned to wormewood, and many men dyed of the waters, because they were made bitter.

66-8:12†††† And the fourth angell blewe, and the thirde part of the sunne was smytten, and the thirde part of the moone, and the thirde part of starres, so that the thirde part of them was darkened: and the day was smitten, that the third part of it shoulde not shyne, and lykewise the nyght.

66-8:13†††† And I behelde, and hearde an angell fleyng through the myddes of heauen, saying with a loude voyce, wo, wo, wo to the inhabiters of the earth, because of the voyces to come of the trumpe of the three angels which were yet to blowe.

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Revelation 9:

Chapter 9:21 Verses

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66-9:1††††† And the fift angell blewe, and I sawe a starre fall from heauen vnto ye earth: and to hym was geuen the key of the bottomlesse pit.

66-9:2††††† And he opened the bottomlesse pit, and the smoke of the pit arose, as the smoke of a great fornace, and the sunne and the ayre were darkened by the reason of the smoke of the pit.

66-9:3††††† And there came out of the smoke locustes vpon the earth, and vnto them was geuen power, as the scorpions of the earth haue power.

66-9:4††††† And it was commaunded them that they shoulde not hurt the grasse of the earth, neither any greene thing, neither any tree: but only those men which haue not the seale of God in their forheades.

66-9:5††††† And to them was commaunded that they should not kyll them, but that they shoulde be vexed fiue monethes, and their paine was as the payne that commeth of a scorpion when he hath stong a man.

66-9:6††††† And in those dayes shall men seke death, and shall not fynde it, and shall desire to dye, and death shall flee from them.

66-9:7††††† And the similitude of the locustes was like vnto horses prepared vnto battayle, and on their heades were as it were crownes lyke vnto golde, and their faces were as it had ben the faces of men.

66-9:8††††† And they had heere as the heere of women, & their teeth were as ye teeth of Lions.

66-9:9††††† And they had habbergions as it were habbergions of iron, and the sounde of their wynges was as ye sounde of charrettes when many horses runne together to batayle.

66-9:10†††† And they had tayles lyke vnto scorpions, and there were stynges in their tayles: and their power was to hurt men fiue monethes.

66-9:11†††† And they had a king ouer them, which is the angell of the bottomlesse pytte, whose name in the Hebrue tongue is Abadon, but in ye Greke tongue Apollyon, [that is to say, a destroyer.]

66-9:12†††† One woe is past, & beholde two woes come yet after this.

66-9:13†††† And the sixt angell blewe, & I hearde a voyce from the foure hornes of the golden aulter, which is before God,

66-9:14†††† Saying to the sixt angell whiche had the trumpe: Loose the foure angels which are bounde in the great riuer Euphrates.

66-9:15†††† And the foure angels were loosed, whiche were prepared for an houre, for a day, for a moneth, and for a yere, for to slea the thirde part of men.

66-9:16†††† And the number of horsemen of warre were twentie thousand times ten thousande, & I hearde the number of them.

66-9:17†††† And thus I sawe the horses in a vision, and them that sate on them, hauing fierie habbergions of a iacinct colour, and brymstone, and the heades of the horses were as the heades of lions, and out of their mouthes went foorth fire, and smoke, and brymstone.

66-9:18†††† And of these three was the third part of men kylled [that is to say] of fire, smoke and brymstone, which proceaded out of the mouthes of them.

66-9:19†††† For their power was in their mouthes, & in their tayles: for their tayles were lyke vnto serpentes, and had heades, & with them they dyd hurt.

66-9:20†††† And the remnaunt of the men whiche were not killed by these plagues, repented not of the deedes of their handes, that they shoulde not worship deuyls, and idoles of golde, and syluer, & brasse, and stone, and of wood, whiche neither can see, neither heare, neither go:

66-9:21†††† Also they repented not of their murther, & of their sorcerie, neither of their fornication, neither of their theft.

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Revelation 10:

Chapter 10:11 Verses

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66-10:1†††† And I sawe another myghtie Angel come downe fro heaue, clothed with a cloude, and ye raynebowe vpon his head, and his face as it were the sunne, and his feete as it were pillers of fyre.

66-10:2†††† And he had in his hande a litle booke open, and he put his ryght foote vpon the sea, and his left foote on the earth:

66-10:3†††† And cryed with a loude voyce, as whe a Lion roreth: And when he had cryed, seuen thunders vttered their voyces.

66-10:4†††† And when the seuen thunders had vttered their voyces, I was about to write: and I hearde a voyce from heauen, saying vnto me: seale vp those thinges which the seuen thunders vttered, and write them not.

66-10:5†††† And the Angel which I sawe stande vpon the sea and vpon the earth, lyft vp his hande to heauen,

66-10:6†††† And sware by hym that lyueth for euermore, which created heauen and the thynges that therin are, & the earth and the thinges that therin are, and the sea, and the thynges which therin are, that there shoulde be no longer tyme.

66-10:7†††† But in the dayes of the voyce of the seuenth Angel, when he shall begyn to blowe, euen the misterie of God shalbe finished, as he declared to his seruautes the prophetes.

66-10:8†††† And the voyce which I hearde from heauen, spake vnto me agayne, & sayde: Go, and take the litle booke which is open in the hande of the Angel, which standeth vpon the sea and vpon ye earth.

66-10:9†††† And I went vnto the Angel, & sayde vnto hym, geue me the litle booke. And he sayde vnto me, take it and eate it vp, and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shalbe in thy mouth as sweete as hony.

66-10:10††† And I toke the litle booke out of the Angels hande, and ate it vp, and it was in my mouth as sweete as hony: and assoone as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter.

66-10:11††† And he sayde vnto me, thou must prophesie agayne among the people, and nations, and tongues, & to many kinges.

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Revelation 11:

Chapter 11:19 Verses

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66-11:1†††† And the was geuen me a reede lyke vnto a rod, and the angel stoode by, saying: Rise & meate ye temple of God, & the aulter, and them that worshippe therein:

66-11:2†††† But the court which is without the temple, cast out, and meate it not: for it is geuen vnto the gentiles, and the holy citie shall they treade vnder foote fourtie and two monethes.

66-11:3†††† And I wyl geue power vnto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesie a thousande, two hundred, and threescore dayes, clothed in sackcloth.

66-11:4†††† These are two oliue trees, and two candlestickes, standyng before the God of the earth.

66-11:5†††† And yf any man wyll hurt them, fyre shal proceade out of their mouthes, & cosume their enemies: And if any man wil hurt them, this wyse must he be kylled.

66-11:6†††† These haue power to shut heauen, that it rayne not in the dayes of their prophesiyng: and haue power ouer waters, to turne them to blood, and to smite the earth with all maner plagues, as often as they wyll.

66-11:7†††† And whe they haue finished their testimonie, the beast that commeth out of the bottomlesse pit, shall make warre against them, and shal ouercome them, and kyll them.

66-11:8†††† And their bodyes shall lye in ye streates of the great citie, which spiritually is called Sodome and Egypt, where our Lorde was crucified.

66-11:9†††† And they of the people, and kinredes, and tongues, and they of the nations, shall see their bodyes three dayes and an halfe, & shall not suffer their bodyes to be put in graues.

66-11:10††† And they that dwell vpon the earth shal reioyce ouer them, and be glad, and shall sende gyftes one to another: for these two prophetes vexed them that dwelt on the earth.

66-11:11††† And after three dayes and an halfe, the spirite of lyfe [commyng] from God, shall enter into them: And they shall stande vp vpon their feete, & great feare shall come vpon the which sawe them.

66-11:12††† And they shall heare a great voyce from heauen, saying vnto them, come vp hyther. And they shall ascende vp to heauen in a cloude, and their enemies shall see them.

66-11:13††† And the same houre shall there be a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the citie shall fall, and in the earthquake shalbe slaine names of men seuen thousande: and the remnaunt shalbe afraide, and geue glorie to the God of heauen.

66-11:14††† The seconde wo is past, and beholde the thirde wo wyll come anone.

66-11:15††† And the seuenth angell blewe, & there were made greate voyces in heauen, saying: the kyngdomes of this worlde are our Lordes, and his Christes, and he shall raigne for euermore.

66-11:16††† And the 24 elders which sit before God on their seates, fel vpon their faces, and worshipped God,

66-11:17††† Saying: we geue thee thankes, O Lorde God almyghtie, which art, and wast, and art to come: for thou hast receaued thy great myght, & hast raigned.

66-11:18††† And the nations were angrie, and thy wrath is come, and the tyme of the dead that they shoulde be iudged, and that thou shouldest geue rewarde vnto thy seruauntes the prophetes and saintes, and to them that feare thy name, small and great, and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.

66-11:19††† And the temple of God was opened in heauen, and there were seene in his temple the arke of his testament: and there folowed lyghtninges, and voyces, and thundringes, and earthquake, and much hayle.

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Revelation 12:

Chapter 12:17 Verses

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66-12:1†††† And there appeared a great wonder in heauen: A woman clothed with the sunne, & the moone vnder her feete, and vpo her head a crowne of twelue starres:

66-12:2†††† And she was with chylde, and cryed, trauaylyng in birth, and payned redy to be delyuered.

66-12:3†††† And there appeared another wonder in heauen, for beholde, a great redde dragon, hauing seuen heades, and tenne hornes, and seuen crownes vpon his heades.

66-12:4†††† And his tayle drue the thirde part