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10 The fifth angel poured his bowl on the throne of the wild beast, and its kingdom was plunged into darkness. People were in agony and gnawed their tongues 11 and cursed the God of heaven because of their painful sores,[a] refusing to repent of their deeds.

12 The sixth angel poured his bowl on “the good and abounding river,”[b] and it completely dried up in order to prepare the way for the kings of the east.[c]

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  1. Revelation 16:11 Or “because of their pains and sores.”
  2. Revelation 16:12 Or “Euphrates,” which means “the good and abounding river.”
  3. Revelation 16:12 Or “for the kings from the rising of the sun.”

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