Revelation 16 ©

1 The seven angels are commanded to pour out their vials on the earth. 2 Great plagues follow thereupon. 15 Christ cometh suddenly as a thief: blessed are they that watch.


AND I heard aa great voice out of the temple saying to the bseven angels, cGo your ways, and pour out the *vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.


And the first went, and poured out his *vial dupon the earth; eand there fell a *noisome and grievous sore upon the men fwhich had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.


gAnd the second angel poured out his *vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man : and every living soul died in the sea.


hAnd the third angel poured out his *vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.


And I heard the iangel of the waters say, jThou art righteous, O Lord, kwhich art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus.

i v.4.

lFor they have shed the blood of msaints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.


And I heard nanother out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.


oAnd the fourth angel poured out his *vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.


And men were 1scorched with great heat, pand blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and qthey repented not to give him glory.


And the fifth angel poured out his *vial upon rthe seat of the beast; and his kingdom was sfull of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,


tAnd blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and urepented not of their deeds.


And the sixth angel poured out his *vial upon the vgreat river Euphrates; wand the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.


And I saw three xunclean spirits like yfrogs come out of the zmouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.

y Ex. 8.4.

aFor they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, bto gather them to the battle of cthat great day of God Almighty.


dBehold, I come as a thief. eBlessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.


And fhe gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue gArmageddon.


And the seventh angel poured out his *vial hinto the air; and ithere came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, jIt is done.

h Ep. 2.2.

kAnd there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.


And lthe great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, mto give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.


nAnd every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.


oAnd there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: pand men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great.