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The opening

of the seals. throne and the beasts A. D. 96. thunder, b one of the and the elders : and

four beasts saying, the number of them

3 Ps. 68. 17.

Come and see.

Da. 7. 10. was x ten thousand

He. 12. 22. 2 And I saw, and times ten thousand, y ch. 4. 11. behold

a white and thousands of z Ph. 2. 10. horse : d and he that thousands;

a 1 Ch.29.11. sat on him had a bow; 12 Saying with a Ro. 9. 5. and e a crown was loud voice; y Worthy & 16. 27. given unto him: and is the Lamb that

1 Ti.6. 16. he went forth con

1 Pe. 4.11. was slain to receive

& 5. 11.

quering, and to conpower, and riches,and b ch. 6. 16. quer. wisdom, and strength, & 7. 10, 3 And when he had and honour, and glo- c ch. 19. 4. opened the second ry, and blessing. d ch.4. 9. seal, f I heard the se. 13 And z every a ch. 5. 5,6. cond

beast creature which is in bch. 4.7. Come and see. heaven, nd on the

c ch. 19.11.

4 & And there went earth, and under the Ze. 6. 3. out another horse that earth, and such as are a Ps. 45. 4, was red: and power in the sea, and all 5. LXX. was given to

him that are

in them, e ch. 14. 14. that sat thereon to heard I

Ze. 6. 11. take peace from the Blessing, a and ho

earth, and that they

should kill one anonour, and glory, and Ze. 6. 2. power, be unto him h ch. 4. 7.

ther: and there was that b sitteth

given unto him a the throne, and unto + The word great sword.* the Lamb' for ever chenix sig- 5 And when he had and ever.

nifieth a

opened the third seal,

measure con14 . And the fourtaining one

I heard the third beasts said, Amen. wine quart, beast say, Come and And the four and and the see. And I beheld, twenty elders fell twelfth part and loi a black horse; down and worship

of a quart. and he that sat on ped him d that liveth k ch. 9. 4.

him had a pair of bafor ever and ever.

lances in his hand.

ver. 4CHAP. VI.


6 And I heard &

dinary mas- voice in the midst of 1 AND a 1 sawsacres took

the four beasts say, when the Lamb o- place be- At measure of wheat pened one

of the ween A. d. for a penny, and three seals, and I heard, as 138." Scott: measures of barley it were the noise of

for a penny; and I set

saying, ich. 4. 7.

upon i Ze. 6. 2.

The opening

of the seals. thou hurt not the oil A. D. 96. should rest yet for a and the wine.

little season,

until I ch. 4. 7. 7 And when he had

their fellowservants opened the fourth m Ze. 6. 3.

also and their breseal, I heard the + Or, to him. thren, that should be voice of the fourth - Ez. 14. 21. killed as they were, beast say, Come and o 2 Es. 15.5. should be fulfilled. see.

p Le. 26. 22. 19 Apd I beheld 8 m And I looked,

q ch. 8. 3. when he had opened and behold a pale & 9, 13. the sixth seal, 6 and, horse : and his name & 14. 18. lo, there was a great that sat on him was r ch. 20. 4. earthquake; and the Death, and Hell fol

sch. 1. 9. sun became black as lowed with him. And t ch. 12. 17. sackcloth of hair, and power was given & 19. 10. the moon became as antot them over the 2 Ti, 1. 8. blood; fourth part of the u ze. 1. 12.

13 d'Aud the stars earth, n to kill with a ch. 3. 7.

of heaven fell into sword, and with hun

the earth, even as a

y ch. 11. 19. ger, and with death,

& 19. 2. fig tree casteth her and p with the beasts

z ch. 3. 4, 5. untimely I figs, when of the earth.

& 7. 9. 14. she is shaken of a 9 And when he had opened the fifth seal,

a ch. 14. 13. mighty wind.

He, 11.40. 14 e And the heaven I saw under 9 the alb ch. 16.18. departed as a scrowl tar r the souls of them c Joel 2. 10. when it is rolled tothat were slain - for 31. gether; and every the word of God, and

& 3. 15.

mountain and island for the testimony

Ma. 24. 29.
Ac. 2. 20.

were moved out of which they held:

their places.

d ch. S. 10. 10 And they cried

& 9. 1.

15 And the kings with a loud voice, saying, u How long, green figs.

of the earth, and the 1 Or,

great men, and the O Lord, holy and

e Ps.102.26.


men, and the true, y dost thou

Is. 34. 4.

chief captains, and not judge and avenge He, 1. 12, the mighty men, and our blood on them

13. every bond-man, and that dwell on

the f ch. 16. 20.
every free man,

s hid Je. 3. 23. earth ?

& 4. 24.

themselves in the 11 And 2 white

dens and in the rocks robes were given un.

& Is. 2. 19.

of the mountains ;

b ch.9.6. to every one of them;

Ho. 10. 8.

16 bAnd said to the and it was said unto

Lu. 23. 30. mountains and rocks, then, a that they

Fall on us, and hide

Joel 2. 11. Juda

The number

of the sealed. us from the face of A, D. 96. sand of all the tribes him that sitteth on

of the children of the throne, and from ich. 16. 14. Israel. the wrath of the

Is. 13. 6.

5 Of the tribe of

Je, 30. 7. Lamb:

were sealed 17 i For the great Ze. 1. 14. twelve thousand. Of day of his wrath is Ro. 2. 5. the tribe of Reuben come; kand who shall k Ps 76.7. were sealed twelve be able to stand? & 130. 3. thousand. Of the

Mal. 3. 2. tribe of Gad were CHAP. VII.

a Da. 7. 2. sealed twelve thou1 AND after these bch. 9. 4. sand, things I saw four an- och. 6. 6. 6 Of the tribe of gels standing on the & 9. 4. Aser were sealed four corners of the d ch. 14. 1. twelve thousand. Of earth, a bolding the Eze. 9. 4. the tribe of Nepthafour 'winds of the ch. 22. 4. lim were sealed twelve earth, that the wind f ch. 9. 16. thousand, Of the should not blow on g ch. 14. 1. tribe of Manasses the earth, nor on the h Ro, 11. 25, were sealed twelve sea, nor on any tree. *


ich. 5. 9. 2 And I saw ano

7 Of the tribe of ther angel ascending

Simeon were sealed

Ver. 1from the east, having *This is sup- twelve thousand. Of the seal of the living posed to be the tribe of Levi were God : and he cried an emblem Sealed twelve thouwith a loud voice to of the transand. Of the tribe of the four angels, to quillity of

Issachar were sealed whom it was given to empire, and twelve thousand. hurt the earth and of all pati- 8 Of the tribe of the sea,

Zabulon were sealed 3 Saying,

• Hurt quent toCon- twelve thousand. Of

stantine's not the earth, neither

accession to

the tribe of Joseph the sea, nor the trees, the imperial were sealed twelve till we have d gealed throne; thousand. Of the tribe the servants of our which was of Benjamin roere God in their fore the more de- sealed twelve thouheads.

lightful, as 4 Avd I heard the such long- 9 After this I number of them continued beheld, and, lo, which were sealed : and terrible


great multitudo and there were sealed convulsions

which no man could ang hundred and tions. Scott. number, i of all naforty and four thou.

tions, and kindreds,

ons, subse

it succeeded sand.

The seventh

seal opened. and people, and A. D. 96. white in the blood cf tongues, stood before

the Lamb. the throne, and be.

k ver. 14.
ch. 3.5.18.

15 Therefore are fore the Lamb,

& 4. 4. they before the throne clothed k with white & 6. 11. of God, and serve robes,* and palms in 1 ch. 19. 1. him day and night in their hands;

Ps. 3. 8. his temple : and he 10 And cried with Is. 43. 11. that sitteth

on the Je. 3. 23. a loud voice, saying,

Ho. 13. 4. throne shall dwell Salvation to our God which m sitteth upon

mch. 5. 13. among them.

16. They shall hunthe throne, and unto n ch. 4. 6.

ger no more, neither the Lamb.

och. 5. 13, thirst

any more ; 11 n And all the

peither u shall the sun

P ver. 9. angels stood round

light on them, nor about the throne, and 9 b, 6.2.

& 17. 6.

any heat. about the elders and

r ch. 1. 5.

17 For the Lamb the four beasts, and Is. 1. 18. which is in the midst fell before the throne Ze. 3.3, 4, of the throne x shall on their faces, and

5. feed them, and shall worshipped God,

Ho. 9.14: lead them unto living 12° Saying, Amen :

1) no. 1.7.

fountains of waters: Blessing, and glory, ch. 21: 3: and wisdom,


Is. 4.5, 6. and y God shall wipe

t Is. 49. io. away all tears from thanksgiving, and

their eyes.

uch. 21. 4. honour, and power, Ps. 121. 6. and might, be unto

» Ps. 23. 1.

CHAP. VIII. our God for ever and

& 36. 8. ever. Amen.

Jno. 10.11. 1 AND a when he 13 And one of the 14. had opened the seelders answered, say y ch. 4: 21.. venth seal, there was

Is. 25. 8. ing unto me, What

silence in heaven

a ch. 6. 1. are these which are

about the space of

b Ma. 18. 10. arrayed in p white

Lu. 1. 19.

half an hour. robes? and whence

26 And I saw the

c 2Ch.29.25. came they?

28. seven angels which 14 And I said unto

stood before God;

ver. 9 him, Sir, thou know-As per- and to them were est. And he said to fectly justif- given seven trumme, 9 These are they ed, and sanc- pets. which came out of tified, and 3 And another angreat tribulation, and made happy gel came and stood have rwashed their --Scott. at the altar, having a robes, and made them

golden censer; and Four trumpets

REV. VIII. sounded in order. there was given into A. D. 96. the third part of the him much incense, 7 Or, add it

sea became blood : that he should + offer to the pray- part of the creatures

9 p And the third it with d the prayers ers. of all saints upon the d ch. 5.8.

which were in the golden altar which

e ch. 6. 9.

sea, and had life, was before the throne. Ex. 30. 1. died ; and the third

4 And the smoke Ps. 141. 2. part of the ships were of the incense, which Lu. 1. 10. destroyed. came with the prayers 1 Or, upon.

10 And the third of the saints, ascend.

geb. 16. 18. angel sounded, 4 and ed up before God

there fell a great star

h 2 Sa. 22.8. out of the angel's i ki. 19.' from heaven, burnhand.

11. ing as it were a 5 And the angel Ac. 4. 31. lamp, ' and it fell took the censer, and i Ez. 38. 22. upon the third part of filled it with fire k ch. 16. 2. the rivers, and upon of the and cast I ch. 9. 4. the fountains of wait I into the earth :

Is. 2. 13.


m Je. 51. 25. and & there were

u's And the name

Am. 7. 4. voices, and thunder

of the star is called ings, and lightnings,

n ch. 16. 3. Wormwood : tand the and h an earthquake.

• Ez. 14. 19. third part of the wa6 And the seven p ch. 16. 3. ters became wormangels which had the q ch.9. 1. wood; and many men seven trumpets pre

Is. 14. 12. died of the waters, pared themselves to ch. 16. 4. because they were sound.

s Ru. 1. 20. made better. 7 The first angel t Ex. 15. 23. 12 . And the fourth sounded, i and there Je. 9. 15. angel sounded, and followed hail and fire & 23. 15.

the third part of the

u Is. 13. 10. mingled with blood,

Am. 8. 9.

sun was smitten, and and they were cast

ch. 14. 6.

the third part of the upon k the earth : and

& 19. 17.

moon, and the third the third part of

part of the stars; 80 trees was burnt up, ver. 7-. as the third part of and all green grass thought to

# This is

them was darkened, was burnt up.* 8 And the second destructive

refer to the and the day shone

not for a third part of angel sounded, mand wars in the it, and the night as it were a great Roman em- likewise. mountain

pire, after

13 And I beheld, with fire was cast Constantine and * heard an angel into the sea : n and

flying through the

burning the death of

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