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The Seventh Trumpet: Christ’s Reign ForeseenRead full chapter
- Revelation 11:15 I.e., Messiah
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The Coming of Christ
11 And I saw (A)heaven opened, and behold, a (B)white horse, and He who sat on it is called (C)Faithful and True, and in (D)righteousness He judges and wages war. 12 His (E)eyes are a flame of fire, and on His head are many (F)crowns; and He has a (G)name written on Him which no one knows except Himself. 13 He is clothed with a (H)robe dipped in blood, and His name is called (I)The Word of God. 14 And the armies which are in heaven, clothed in (J)fine linen, (K)white and clean, were following Him on white horses. 15 (L)From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that (M)with it He may strike down the nations, and He will [a](N)rule them with a rod of iron; and (O)He treads the [b]wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty. 16 And on His robe and on His thigh He has (P)a name written: “(Q)KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.”
17 Then I saw [c]an angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying to (R)all the birds that fly in (S)midheaven, “(T)Come, assemble for the great feast of God, 18 so that you may (U)eat the flesh of kings and the flesh of commanders, the flesh of mighty men, the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them, and the flesh of all people, (V)both free and slaves, and (W)small and great.”
Doom of the Beast and False Prophet
20 And the beast was seized, and with him the (AA)false prophet who (AB)performed the signs [d](AC)in his presence, by which he (AD)deceived those who had received the (AE)mark of the beast and those who (AF)worshiped his image; these two were thrown alive into the (AG)lake of (AH)fire, which burns with [e]brimstone. 21 And the rest were killed with the sword which (AI)came from the mouth of Him who (AJ)sat on the horse, and (AK)all the birds were filled with their flesh.
20 Then I saw (AL)an angel coming down from heaven, holding the (AM)key of the abyss and a great chain [f]in his hand. 2 And he took hold of the (AN)dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil and Satan, and (AO)bound him for a thousand years; 3 and he threw him into the (AP)abyss and shut it and (AQ)sealed it over him, so that he would (AR)not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were completed; after these things he must be released for a short time.
4 Then I saw (AS)thrones, and (AT)they sat on them, and (AU)judgment was given to them. And I saw (AV)the souls of those who had been beheaded because of [g]their (AW)testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not (AX)worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the (AY)mark on their foreheads and on their hands; and they (AZ)came to life and (BA)reigned with Christ for a thousand years. 5 The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were completed. (BB)This is the first resurrection. 6 (BC)Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection; over these the (BD)second death has no power, but they will be (BE)priests of God and of Christ, and will (BF)reign with Him for a thousand years.
Satan Freed and Doomed
7 When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be (BG)released from his prison, 8 and will come out to (BH)deceive the nations which are at the (BI)four corners of the earth, (BJ)Gog and Magog, to (BK)gather them together for the war; the number of them is like the (BL)sand of the [h]seashore. 9 And they (BM)came up on the [i]broad plain of the earth and surrounded the (BN)camp of the [j]saints and the (BO)beloved city, and (BP)fire came down from heaven and devoured them. 10 And (BQ)the devil who (BR)deceived them was thrown into the (BS)lake of fire and [k]brimstone, where the (BT)beast and the (BU)false prophet are also; and they will be (BV)tormented day and night forever and ever.
Judgment at the Throne of God
11 Then I saw a great white (BW)throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose [l]presence (BX)earth and heaven fled, and (BY)no place was found for them. 12 And I saw the dead, the (BZ)great and the small, standing before the throne, and [m](CA)books were opened; and another [n]book was opened, which is (CB)the book of life; and the dead (CC)were judged from the things which were written in the [o]books, (CD)according to their deeds. 13 And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, and (CE)Death and Hades (CF)gave up the dead who were in them; and they were judged, each one of them (CG)according to their deeds. 14 Then (CH)Death and Hades were thrown into (CI)the lake of fire. This is the (CJ)second death, the lake of fire. 15 And if [p]anyone’s name was not found written in (CK)the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.
The New Heaven and Earth
21 Then I saw (CL)a new heaven and a new earth; for (CM)the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea. 2 And I saw (CN)the holy city, (CO)new Jerusalem, (CP)coming down out of heaven from God, (CQ)prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Behold, (CR)the tabernacle of God is among the people, and He will (CS)dwell among them, and they shall be His [q]people, and God Himself will be among them[r], 4 and He will (CT)wipe away every tear from their eyes; and (CU)there will no longer be any death; (CV)there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; (CW)the first things have passed away.”
- Revelation 19:15 Or shepherd
- Revelation 19:15 Lit wine press of the wine of the wrath of God’s anger
- Revelation 19:17 Lit one
- Revelation 19:20 Or by his authority
- Revelation 19:20 I.e., burning sulfur
- Revelation 20:1 Lit upon
- Revelation 20:4 Lit the
- Revelation 20:8 Lit sea
- Revelation 20:9 Lit breadth of the earth
- Revelation 20:9 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
- Revelation 20:10 I.e., burning sulfur
- Revelation 20:11 Lit face
- Revelation 20:12 Or scrolls
- Revelation 20:12 Or scroll
- Revelation 20:12 Or scrolls
- Revelation 20:15 Lit anyone was not
- Revelation 21:3 Lit peoples
- Revelation 21:3 One early ms adds, as their God