11 And the smoke of their torture went up forever and ever[a], and those who worshiped the beast and his image did not have rest day and night, along with anyone who received[b] the mark of his name. 12 Here is the patient endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and the faith in Jesus.

13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write:

‘Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!’”

“Yes,” says the Spirit, “in order that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow after them.”

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  1. Revelation 14:11 Literally “for the ages of the ages”
  2. Revelation 14:11 Literally “and if anyone received”