The Lamb and the 144,000

14 Then I looked, and behold, [a]a (A)Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with Him (B)one hundred and forty-four thousand, [b]having His Father’s name (C)written on their foreheads. And I heard a voice from heaven, (D)like the voice of many waters, and like the voice of loud thunder. And I heard the sound of (E)harpists playing their harps. They sang as it were a new song before the throne, before the four living creatures, and the elders; and no one could learn that song (F)except the hundred and forty-four thousand who were redeemed from the earth. These are the ones who were not defiled with women, (G)for they are virgins. These are the ones (H)who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. These (I)were [c]redeemed from among men, (J)being firstfruits to God and to the Lamb. And (K)in their mouth was found no [d]deceit, for (L)they are without fault [e]before the throne of God.

The Proclamations of Three Angels

Then I saw another angel (M)flying in the midst of heaven, (N)having the everlasting gospel to preach to those who dwell on the earth—(O)to every nation, tribe, tongue, and people— saying with a loud voice, (P)“Fear God and give glory to Him, for the hour of His judgment has come; (Q)and worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and springs of water.”

And another angel followed, saying, (R)“Babylon[f] is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because (S)she has made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.”

Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, (T)“If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his (U)mark on his forehead or on his hand, 10 he himself (V)shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is (W)poured out full strength into (X)the cup of His indignation. (Y)He shall be tormented with (Z)fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. 11 And (AA)the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.”

12 (AB)Here is the [g]patience of the saints; (AC)here[h] are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.

13 Then I heard a voice from heaven saying [i]to me, “Write: (AD)‘Blessed are the dead (AE)who die in the Lord from now on.’ ”

“Yes,” says the Spirit, (AF)“that they may rest from their labors, and their works follow (AG)them.”

Reaping the Earth’s Harvest

14 Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and on the cloud sat One like the Son of Man, having on His head a golden crown, and in His hand a sharp sickle. 15 And another angel (AH)came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to Him who sat on the cloud, (AI)“Thrust in Your sickle and reap, for the time has come [j]for You to reap, for the harvest (AJ)of the earth is ripe.” 16 So He who sat on the cloud thrust in His sickle on the earth, and the earth was reaped.

Reaping the Grapes of Wrath

17 Then another angel came out of the temple which is in heaven, he also having a sharp sickle.

18 And another angel came out from the altar, (AK)who had power over fire, and he cried with a loud cry to him who had the sharp sickle, saying, (AL)“Thrust in your sharp sickle and gather the clusters of the vine of the earth, for her grapes are fully ripe.” 19 So the angel thrust his sickle into the earth and gathered the vine of the earth, and threw it into (AM)the great winepress of the wrath of God. 20 And (AN)the winepress was trampled (AO)outside the city, and blood came out of the winepress, (AP)up to the horses’ bridles, for one thousand six hundred [k]furlongs.

Prelude to the Bowl Judgments

15 Then (AQ)I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous: (AR)seven angels having the seven last plagues, (AS)for in them the wrath of God is complete.

And I saw something like (AT)a sea of glass (AU)mingled with fire, and those who have the victory over the beast, (AV)over his image and [l]over his mark and over the (AW)number of his name, standing on the sea of glass, (AX)having harps of God. They sing (AY)the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the (AZ)Lamb, saying:

(BA)“Great and marvelous are Your works,
Lord God Almighty!
(BB)Just and true are Your ways,
O King of the [m]saints!
(BC)Who shall not fear You, O Lord, and glorify Your name?
For You alone are (BD)holy.
For (BE)all nations shall come and worship before You,
For Your judgments have been manifested.”

After these things I looked, and [n]behold, (BF)the [o]temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened. And out of the [p]temple came the seven angels having the seven plagues, (BG)clothed in pure bright linen, and having their chests girded with golden bands. (BH)Then one of the four living creatures gave to the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath of God (BI)who lives forever and ever. (BJ)The temple was filled with smoke (BK)from the glory of God and from His power, and no one was able to enter the temple till the seven plagues of the seven angels were completed.

The Seven Bowls

16 Then I heard a loud voice from the temple saying (BL)to the seven angels, “Go and pour out the [q]bowls (BM)of the wrath of God on the earth.”

First Bowl: Loathsome Sores

So the first went and poured out his bowl (BN)upon the earth, and a [r]foul and (BO)loathsome sore came upon the men (BP)who had the mark of the beast and those (BQ)who worshiped his image.

Second Bowl: The Sea Turns to Blood

Then the second angel poured out his bowl (BR)on the sea, and (BS)it became blood as of a dead man; (BT)and every living creature in the sea died.

Third Bowl: The Waters Turn to Blood

Then the third angel poured out his bowl (BU)on the rivers and springs of water, (BV)and they became blood. And I heard the angel of the waters saying:

(BW)“You are righteous, [s]O Lord,
The One (BX)who is and who [t]was and who is to be,
Because You have judged these things.
For (BY)they have shed the blood (BZ)of saints and prophets,
(CA)And You have given them blood to drink.
[u]For it is their just due.”

And I heard [v]another from the altar saying, “Even so, (CB)Lord God Almighty, (CC)true and righteous are Your judgments.”

Fourth Bowl: Men Are Scorched

Then the fourth angel poured out his bowl (CD)on the sun, (CE)and power was given to him to scorch men with fire. And men were scorched with great heat, and they (CF)blasphemed the name of God who has power over these plagues; (CG)and they did not repent (CH)and give Him glory.

Fifth Bowl: Darkness and Pain

10 Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl (CI)on the throne of the beast, (CJ)and his kingdom became full of darkness; (CK)and they gnawed their tongues because of the pain. 11 They blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and did not repent of their deeds.

Sixth Bowl: Euphrates Dried Up

12 Then the sixth angel poured out his bowl (CL)on the great river Euphrates, (CM)and its water was dried up, (CN)so that the way of the kings from the east might be prepared. 13 And I saw three unclean (CO)spirits like frogs coming out of the mouth of (CP)the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of (CQ)the false prophet. 14 For they are spirits of demons, (CR)performing signs, which go out to the kings [w]of the earth and of (CS)the whole world, to gather them to (CT)the battle of that great day of God Almighty.

15 (CU)“Behold, I am coming as a thief. Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his garments, (CV)lest he walk naked and they see his shame.”

16 (CW)And they gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew, [x]Armageddon.

Seventh Bowl: The Earth Utterly Shaken

17 Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl into the air, and a loud voice came out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, (CX)“It is done!” 18 And (CY)there were noises and thunderings and lightnings; (CZ)and there was a great earthquake, such a mighty and great earthquake (DA)as had not occurred since men were on the earth. 19 Now (DB)the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And (DC)great Babylon (DD)was remembered before God, (DE)to give her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of His wrath. 20 Then (DF)every island fled away, and the mountains were not found. 21 And great hail from heaven fell upon men, each hailstone about the weight of a talent. Men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, since that plague was exceedingly great.

The Scarlet Woman and the Scarlet Beast

17 Then (DG)one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and talked with me, saying [y]to me, “Come, (DH)I will show you the judgment of (DI)the great harlot (DJ)who sits on many waters, (DK)with whom the kings of the earth committed fornication, and (DL)the inhabitants of the earth were made drunk with the wine of her fornication.”

So he carried me away in the Spirit (DM)into the wilderness. And I saw a woman sitting (DN)on a scarlet beast which was full of (DO)names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. The woman (DP)was arrayed in purple and scarlet, (DQ)and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, (DR)having in her hand a golden cup (DS)full of abominations and the filthiness of [z]her fornication. And on her forehead a name was written:


I saw (DU)the woman, drunk (DV)with the blood of the saints and with the blood of (DW)the martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I marveled with great amazement.

The Meaning of the Woman and the Beast

But the angel said to me, “Why did you marvel? I will tell you the [aa]mystery of the woman and of the beast that carries her, which has the seven heads and the ten horns. The beast that you saw was, and is not, and (DX)will ascend out of the bottomless pit and (DY)go to [ab]perdition. And those who (DZ)dwell on the earth (EA)will marvel, (EB)whose names are not written in the Book of Life from the foundation of the world, when they see the beast that was, and is not, and [ac]yet is.

(EC)“Here is the mind which has wisdom: (ED)The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits. 10 There are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, and the other has not yet come. And when he comes, he must (EE)continue a short time. 11 The (EF)beast that was, and is not, is himself also the eighth, and is of the seven, and is going to [ad]perdition.

12 (EG)“The ten horns which you saw are ten kings who have received no kingdom as yet, but they receive authority for one hour as kings with the beast. 13 These are of one mind, and they will give their power and authority to the beast. 14 (EH)These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will (EI)overcome them, (EJ)for He is Lord of lords and King of kings; (EK)and those who are with Him are called, chosen, and faithful.”

15 Then he said to me, (EL)“The waters which you saw, where the harlot sits, (EM)are peoples, multitudes, nations, and tongues. 16 And the ten horns which you [ae]saw on the beast, (EN)these will hate the harlot, make her (EO)desolate (EP)and naked, eat her flesh and (EQ)burn her with fire. 17 (ER)For God has put it into their hearts to fulfill His purpose, to be of one mind, and to give their kingdom to the beast, (ES)until the words of God are fulfilled. 18 And the woman whom you saw (ET)is that great city (EU)which reigns over the kings of the earth.”

The Fall of Babylon the Great

18 After(EV) these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, (EW)and the earth was illuminated with his glory. And he cried [af]mightily with a loud voice, saying, (EX)“Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and (EY)has become a dwelling place of demons, a prison for every foul spirit, and (EZ)a cage for every unclean and hated bird! For all the nations (FA)have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, (FB)and the merchants of the earth have become rich through the [ag]abundance of her luxury.”

And I heard another voice from heaven saying, (FC)“Come out of her, my people, lest you share in her sins, and lest you receive of her plagues. (FD)For her sins [ah]have reached to heaven, and (FE)God has remembered her iniquities. (FF)Render to her just as she rendered [ai]to you, and repay her double according to her works; (FG)in the cup which she has mixed, (FH)mix double for her. (FI)In the measure that she glorified herself and lived [aj]luxuriously, in the same measure give her torment and sorrow; for she says in her heart, ‘I sit as (FJ)queen, and am no widow, and will not see sorrow.’ Therefore her plagues will come (FK)in one day—death and mourning and famine. And (FL)she will be utterly burned with fire, (FM)for strong is the Lord God who [ak]judges her.

The World Mourns Babylon’s Fall

(FN)“The kings of the earth who committed fornication and lived luxuriously with her (FO)will weep and lament for her, (FP)when they see the smoke of her burning, 10 standing at a distance for fear of her torment, saying, (FQ)‘Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! (FR)For in one hour your judgment has come.’

11 “And (FS)the merchants of the earth will weep and mourn over her, for no one buys their merchandise anymore: 12 (FT)merchandise of gold and silver, precious stones and pearls, fine linen and purple, silk and scarlet, every kind of citron wood, every kind of object of ivory, every kind of object of most precious wood, bronze, iron, and marble; 13 and cinnamon and incense, fragrant oil and frankincense, wine and oil, fine flour and wheat, cattle and sheep, horses and chariots, and bodies and (FU)souls of men. 14 The fruit that your soul longed for has gone from you, and all the things which are rich and splendid have [al]gone from you, and you shall find them no more at all. 15 The merchants of these things, who became rich by her, will stand at a distance for fear of her torment, weeping and wailing, 16 and saying, ‘Alas, alas, (FV)that great city (FW)that was clothed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls! 17 (FX)For in one hour such great riches [am]came to nothing.’ (FY)Every shipmaster, all who travel by ship, sailors, and as many as trade on the sea, stood at a distance 18 (FZ)and cried out when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, (GA)‘What is like this great city?’

19 (GB)“They threw dust on their heads and cried out, weeping and wailing, and saying, ‘Alas, alas, that great city, in which all who had ships on the sea became rich by her wealth! (GC)For in one hour she [an]is made desolate.’

20 (GD)“Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you [ao]holy apostles and prophets, for (GE)God has avenged you on her!”

Finality of Babylon’s Fall

21 Then a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, (GF)“Thus with violence the great city Babylon shall be thrown down, and (GG)shall not be found anymore. 22 (GH)The sound of harpists, musicians, flutists, and trumpeters shall not be heard in you anymore. No craftsman of any craft shall be found in you anymore, and the sound of a millstone shall not be heard in you anymore. 23 (GI)The light of a lamp shall not shine in you anymore, (GJ)and the voice of bridegroom and bride shall not be heard in you anymore. For (GK)your merchants were the great men of the earth, (GL)for by your sorcery all the nations were deceived. 24 And (GM)in her was found the blood of prophets and saints, and of all who (GN)were slain on the earth.”

Heaven Exults over Babylon

19 After these things (GO)I [ap]heard a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, “Alleluia! (GP)Salvation and glory and honor and power belong to [aq]the Lord our God! For (GQ)true and righteous are His judgments, because He has judged the great harlot who corrupted the earth with her fornication; and He (GR)has avenged on her the blood of His servants shed by her.” Again they said, “Alleluia! (GS)Her smoke rises up forever and ever!” And (GT)the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sat on the throne, saying, (GU)“Amen! Alleluia!” Then a voice came from the throne, saying, (GV)“Praise our God, all you His servants and those who fear Him, (GW)both[ar] small and great!”

(GX)And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, “Alleluia! For (GY)the[as] Lord God Omnipotent reigns! Let us be glad and rejoice and give Him glory, for (GZ)the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready.” And (HA)to her it was granted to be arrayed in fine linen, clean and bright, (HB)for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.

Then he said to me, “Write: (HC)‘Blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb!’ ” And he said to me, (HD)“These are the true sayings of God.” 10 And (HE)I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, (HF)“See that you do not do that! I am your (HG)fellow servant, and of your brethren (HH)who have the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the (HI)testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

Christ on a White Horse

11 (HJ)Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, (HK)a white horse. And He who sat on him was called (HL)Faithful and True, and (HM)in righteousness He judges and makes war. 12 (HN)His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. (HO)He [at]had a name written that no one knew except Himself. 13 (HP)He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called (HQ)The Word of God. 14 (HR)And the armies in heaven, (HS)clothed in [au]fine linen, white and clean, followed Him on white horses. 15 Now (HT)out of His mouth goes a [av]sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations. And (HU)He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron. (HV)He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. 16 And (HW)He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written:


The Beast and His Armies Defeated

17 Then I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in the midst of heaven, (HY)“Come and gather together for the [aw]supper of the great God, 18 (HZ)that you may eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of captains, the flesh of mighty men, the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them, and the flesh of all people, [ax]free and slave, both small and great.”

19 (IA)And I saw the beast, the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against Him who sat on the horse and against His army. 20 (IB)Then the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet who worked signs in his presence, by which he deceived those who received the mark of the beast and (IC)those who worshiped his image. (ID)These two were cast alive into the lake of fire (IE)burning with brimstone. 21 And the rest (IF)were killed with the sword which proceeded from the mouth of Him who sat on the horse. (IG)And all the birds (IH)were filled with their flesh.

Satan Bound 1,000 Years

20 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, (II)having the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. He laid hold of (IJ)the dragon, that serpent of old, who is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years; and he cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and (IK)set a seal on him, (IL)so that he should deceive the nations no more till the thousand years were finished. But after these things he must be released for a little while.

The Saints Reign with Christ 1,000 Years

And I saw (IM)thrones, and they sat on them, and (IN)judgment was committed to them. Then I saw (IO)the souls of those who had been beheaded for their witness to Jesus and for the word of God, (IP)who had not worshiped the beast (IQ)or his image, and had not received his mark on their foreheads or on their hands. And they (IR)lived and (IS)reigned with Christ for [ay]a thousand years. But the rest of the dead did not live again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over such (IT)the second death has no power, but they shall be (IU)priests of God and of Christ, (IV)and shall reign with Him a thousand years.

Satanic Rebellion Crushed(IW)

Now when the thousand years have expired, Satan will be released from his prison and will go out (IX)to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, (IY)Gog and Magog, (IZ)to gather them together to battle, whose number is as the sand of the sea. (JA)They went up on the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city. And fire came down from God out of heaven and devoured them. 10 The devil, who deceived them, was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone (JB)where[az] the beast and the false prophet are. And they (JC)will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

The Great White Throne Judgment

11 Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat on it, from whose face (JD)the earth and the heaven fled away. (JE)And there was found no place for them. 12 And I saw the dead, (JF)small and great, standing before [ba]God, (JG)and books were opened. And another (JH)book was opened, which is the Book of Life. And the dead were judged (JI)according to their works, by the things which were written in the books. 13 The sea gave up the dead who were in it, (JJ)and Death and Hades delivered up the dead who were in them. (JK)And they were judged, each one according to his works. 14 Then (JL)Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. (JM)This is the second [bb]death. 15 And anyone not found written in the Book of Life (JN)was cast into the lake of fire.

All Things Made New

21 Now (JO)I saw a new heaven and a new earth, (JP)for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea. Then I, [bc]John, saw (JQ)the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared (JR)as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from heaven saying, “Behold, (JS)the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people. God Himself will be with them and be their God. (JT)And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; (JU)there shall be no more death, (JV)nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”

Then (JW)He who sat on the throne said, (JX)“Behold, I make all things new.” And He said [bd]to me, “Write, for (JY)these words are true and faithful.”

And He said to me, (JZ)“It[be] is done! (KA)I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. (KB)I will give of the fountain of the water of life freely to him who thirsts. He who overcomes [bf]shall inherit all things, and (KC)I will be his God and he shall be My son. (KD)But the cowardly, [bg]unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in (KE)the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”

The New Jerusalem(KF)

Then one of (KG)the seven angels who had the seven bowls filled with the seven last plagues came [bh]to me and talked with me, saying, “Come, I will show you (KH)the [bi]bride, the Lamb’s wife.” 10 And he carried me away (KI)in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me (KJ)the [bj]great city, the [bk]holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, 11 (KK)having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, like a jasper stone, clear as crystal. 12 Also she had a great and high wall with (KL)twelve gates, and twelve angels at the gates, and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel: 13 (KM)three gates on the east, three gates on the north, three gates on the south, and three gates on the west.

14 Now the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and (KN)on them were the [bl]names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. 15 And he who talked with me (KO)had a gold reed to measure the city, its gates, and its wall. 16 The city is laid out as a square; its length is as great as its breadth. And he measured the city with the reed: twelve thousand [bm]furlongs. Its length, breadth, and height are equal. 17 Then he measured its wall: one hundred and forty-four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of an angel. 18 The construction of its wall was of jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass. 19 (KP)The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all kinds of precious stones: the first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald, 20 the fifth sardonyx, the sixth sardius, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst. 21 The twelve gates were twelve (KQ)pearls: each individual gate was of one pearl. (KR)And the street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.

The Glory of the New Jerusalem

22 (KS)But I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple. 23 (KT)The city had no need of the sun or of the moon to shine [bn]in it, for the [bo]glory of God illuminated it. The Lamb is its light. 24 (KU)And the nations [bp]of those who are saved shall walk in its light, and the kings of the earth bring their glory and honor [bq]into it. 25 (KV)Its gates shall not be shut at all by day (KW)(there shall be no night there). 26 (KX)And they shall bring the glory and the honor of the nations into [br]it. 27 But (KY)there shall by no means enter it anything [bs]that defiles, or causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s (KZ)Book of Life.

The River of Life

22 And he showed me (LA)a [bt]pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding from the throne of God and of the Lamb. (LB)In the middle of its street, and on either side of the river, was (LC)the tree of life, which bore twelve fruits, each tree yielding its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree were (LD)for the healing of the nations. And (LE)there shall be no more curse, (LF)but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it, and His (LG)servants shall serve Him. (LH)They shall see His face, and (LI)His name shall be on their foreheads. (LJ)There shall be no night there: They need no lamp nor (LK)light of the sun, for (LL)the Lord God gives them light. (LM)And they shall reign forever and ever.

The Time Is Near

Then he said to me, (LN)“These words are faithful and true.” And the Lord God of the [bu]holy prophets (LO)sent His angel to show His servants the things which must (LP)shortly take place.

(LQ)“Behold, I am coming quickly! (LR)Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.”

Now I, John, [bv]saw and heard these things. And when I heard and saw, (LS)I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel who showed me these things.

Then he said to me, (LT)“See that you do not do that. [bw]For I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Worship God.” 10 (LU)And he said to me, “Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, (LV)for the time is at hand. 11 He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him [bx]be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still.”

Jesus Testifies to the Churches

12 “And behold, I am coming quickly, and (LW)My reward is with Me, (LX)to give to every one according to his work. 13 (LY)I am the Alpha and the Omega, the [by]Beginning and the End, the First and the Last.”

14 (LZ)Blessed are those who [bz]do His commandments, that they may have the right (MA)to the tree of life, (MB)and may enter through the gates into the city. 15 [ca]But (MC)outside are (MD)dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie.

16 (ME)“I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things in the churches. (MF)I am the Root and the Offspring of David, (MG)the Bright and Morning Star.”

17 And the Spirit and (MH)the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” (MI)And let him who thirsts come. Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely.

A Warning

18 [cb]For I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: (MJ)If anyone adds to these things, [cc]God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book; 19 and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, (MK)God[cd] shall take away his part from the [ce]Book of Life, from the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

I Am Coming Quickly

20 He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming quickly.”

Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus!

21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be [cf]with you all. Amen.


  1. Revelation 14:1 NU, M the
  2. Revelation 14:1 NU, M add His name and
  3. Revelation 14:4 M adds by Jesus
  4. Revelation 14:5 NU, M falsehood
  5. Revelation 14:5 NU, M omit the rest of v. 5.
  6. Revelation 14:8 NU Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, which has made; M Babylon the great is fallen. She has made
  7. Revelation 14:12 steadfastness, perseverance
  8. Revelation 14:12 NU, M omit here are those
  9. Revelation 14:13 NU, M omit to me
  10. Revelation 14:15 NU, M omit for You
  11. Revelation 14:20 Lit. stadia, about 184 miles in all
  12. Revelation 15:2 NU, M omit over his mark
  13. Revelation 15:3 NU, M nations
  14. Revelation 15:5 NU, M omit behold
  15. Revelation 15:5 sanctuary, the inner shrine
  16. Revelation 15:6 sanctuary, the inner shrine
  17. Revelation 16:1 NU, M seven bowls
  18. Revelation 16:2 severe and malignant, lit. bad and evil
  19. Revelation 16:5 NU, M omit O Lord
  20. Revelation 16:5 NU, M was, the Holy One
  21. Revelation 16:6 NU, M omit For
  22. Revelation 16:7 NU, M omit another from
  23. Revelation 16:14 NU, M omit of the earth and
  24. Revelation 16:16 Lit. Mount Megiddo; M Megiddo
  25. Revelation 17:1 NU, M omit to me
  26. Revelation 17:4 M the fornication of the earth
  27. Revelation 17:7 hidden truth
  28. Revelation 17:8 destruction
  29. Revelation 17:8 NU, M shall be present
  30. Revelation 17:11 destruction
  31. Revelation 17:16 NU, M saw, and the beast
  32. Revelation 18:2 NU, M omit mightily
  33. Revelation 18:3 Lit. strengths
  34. Revelation 18:5 NU, M have been heaped up
  35. Revelation 18:6 NU, M omit to you
  36. Revelation 18:7 sensually
  37. Revelation 18:8 NU, M has judged
  38. Revelation 18:14 NU, M been lost to you
  39. Revelation 18:17 have been laid waste
  40. Revelation 18:19 have been laid waste
  41. Revelation 18:20 NU, M saints and apostles
  42. Revelation 19:1 NU, M add something like
  43. Revelation 19:1 NU, M omit the Lord
  44. Revelation 19:5 NU, M omit both
  45. Revelation 19:6 NU, M our
  46. Revelation 19:12 M adds names written, and
  47. Revelation 19:14 NU, M pure white linen
  48. Revelation 19:15 M sharp two-edged
  49. Revelation 19:17 NU, M great supper of God
  50. Revelation 19:18 NU, M both free
  51. Revelation 20:4 M the
  52. Revelation 20:10 NU, M where also
  53. Revelation 20:12 NU, M the throne
  54. Revelation 20:14 NU, M death, the lake of fire.
  55. Revelation 21:2 NU, M omit John
  56. Revelation 21:5 NU, M omit to me
  57. Revelation 21:6 M omits It is done
  58. Revelation 21:7 M I shall give him these things
  59. Revelation 21:8 M adds and sinners,
  60. Revelation 21:9 NU, M omit to me
  61. Revelation 21:9 M woman, the Lamb’s bride
  62. Revelation 21:10 NU, M omit great
  63. Revelation 21:10 NU, M holy city, Jerusalem
  64. Revelation 21:14 NU, M twelve names
  65. Revelation 21:16 Lit. stadia, about 1,380 miles in all
  66. Revelation 21:23 NU, M omit in it
  67. Revelation 21:23 M very glory
  68. Revelation 21:24 NU, M omit of those who are saved
  69. Revelation 21:24 M of the nations to Him
  70. Revelation 21:26 M adds that they may enter in.
  71. Revelation 21:27 NU, M profane, nor one who causes
  72. Revelation 22:1 NU, M omit pure
  73. Revelation 22:6 NU, M spirits of the prophets
  74. Revelation 22:8 NU, M am the one who heard and saw
  75. Revelation 22:9 NU, M omit For
  76. Revelation 22:11 NU, M do right
  77. Revelation 22:13 NU, M First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.
  78. Revelation 22:14 NU wash their robes,
  79. Revelation 22:15 NU, M omit But
  80. Revelation 22:18 NU, M omit For
  81. Revelation 22:18 M may God add
  82. Revelation 22:19 M may God take away
  83. Revelation 22:19 NU, M tree of life
  84. Revelation 22:21 NU with all; M with all the saints

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