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The fall of Babylon.
REVELATION, XVIII. Her irreversible perdition. her, I wondered with great admiration.
A.D. 96. and lived deliciously, so much torment 9° And the angel said unto me, Where
and sorrow give her; for she saith in her fore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee a Is. 47.7..11. heart, Ia sit a queen, and am no widow, the mystery of the woman, and of the Zep. 2. 15. and shall see no sorrow. beast that carrieth her, which hath the verse 1. 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in seven heads and ten horns.
one day, death, and mourning, and fa8 The beast that thou sawest was, and a chap.17.16. mine; and she shall be utterly burnedd is not; and shall ascende out of the bot- echap.11.7. with fire: for strong is the Lord God tomless pit, and go into perdition :9 and Ps. 62. 11. who judgeth her. they that dwell on the earth shall won- Je. 50. 34. 9 And the kingsk of the earth, who have deri whose names were not written in a verse 11. committed fornication and lived delicithe book of life from the foundation of a Eze. 26. 16, ously with her, shall bewail her, and lathe world, when they behold the beast
17. ment for her, when they shall see the that was, and is not, and yet is.
ich. 13.3, 8. smoke of her burning, 9 And here is the mind which hath wis.kch. 13. 1.
10 Standing afar off for the fear of her dom. The seven headsk are seven moun- ? ver. 17, 19. torment, saying, Alas, alas, . that great tains, on which the woman sitteth.
m Eze. 27.27 city Babylon, that mighty city! for in 10 And there are seven kings: five are n chap. 17. 4. one hour' is thy judgment come. fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet • Da. 7. 20.
11 And the merchantsm of the earth shall come; and when he cometh, he must con- Zec.1.18.21 weep and mourn over her; for no man tinue a short space.
buyeth their merchandise any more; 11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, 9 Je. 50. 44.
12 The merchandise of gold," and silP chap.19.19.
ver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and goeth into perdition.
and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and 12 And the ten hornso which thou saw. chap.19.16. scarlet, and all B thyine wood, and all
De. 10. 17. est are ten kings, which have received
1 Ti. 6. 15.
manner vessels of ivory, and all manner no kingdom as yet; but receive
vessels of most precious wood, and of as kings one hour with the beast.
brass, and iron, and marble,
8 Eze. 27. 13. 13 These have one mind, and shall give
13 and cinnamon, and odours, and their power and strength unto the beast. Mi. 5. 8, 9. ointments, and frankincense, and wine,
14 These shall make war with the u Ro.8.30,37. and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and Lamb, and the Lamb shalle overcome v John 15. 16. beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chathem: for he is Lord" of lords, and King w chap. 2. 10. riots, and x slaves, and souls of men. of kings: and theyt that are with him are * verse 1.
14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted called," and chosen," and faithful.w
Is. 8, 7. after are departed from thee, and all 15 And he saith unto me, Ther waters y chap. 13. 7. things which were dainty and goodly are which thou sawest, where the whore sit- z Je.50.41,42. departed from thee, and thou shalt find teth, are peoples, é and multitudes, and a Eze. 16.37.. them no more at all.
44. nations, and tongues.
15 The merchants of these things, which 16 And the ten horns which thou saw.
b ch. 18.8, 18. est upon the beast, these: shall hate the
were made rich by her, shall stand afar
• Lu. 16. 19, off for the fear of her torment, weeping whore, and shall make her desolate and a Ac.4.27,28. and wailing, naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burno e chap. 10.7.
16 And saying, Alas, alas, that great her with fire.
city, that was clothed in fine linen, and
s Is. 23. 14. 17 For Godd hath put in their hearts to
purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, fulil his will, and to agree, and give their schap. 16.19. and precious stones, and pearls! kingdom unto the beast, until the words "Je. 51. 37. 17 For in one hour so great riches is of God shall be fulfilled.e
i Jos. 7. 6. come to nought. And every shipmaster, 18 And the woman which thou sawest
Job 2. 12. and all the company in ships, and sailors, is that great city,' which reigneth over
Eze. 27. 30. and as many as trade by sea stood afar off,
k Eze. 43. 2. the kings of the earth.
18 And cried when they saw the smoke CHAPTER XVIII.
chap. 14. 8. AND after these things I saw another
of her burning, saying, Whath city is like Is. 13. 19. 21. 9.
unto this great city! angel come down from heaven, having Je. 51.8.
19 And they cast dusti on their heads, great power; and the earth was lightened mchap. 17. 2. and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, with his glory.k.
15. 34. 11,14. Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were ? And he cried mightily with a strong
Je. 50. 39. made rich all that had ships in the sea by voice, saying, Babylon' the great is fallen, is
reason of her costliness! for in one hour
n Je. 51. 48. fallen, and is become the habitation of de
is she made desolate.
o Is. 47. 15. vils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.
20 Rejoicen over her, thou heaven, and p chap. 19. 2. De. 32. 43.
ye holy apostles and prophets; for God 3 For all nations have drunko of the Lu. 18.7,8. hath avenged P you on her. wine of the wrath of her fornication, and 9 ver. 11, 15. 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone the kings of the earth have committed Je. 51. 64. like a great millstone, and cast it into the fornication with her, and the merchants? | 8 or, power. sea, saying, Thusr with violence shall that of the earth are waxed rich through the
8 Is. 48. 20. great city Babylon be thrown down, and 8 abundance of her delicacies.
shall be found no more at all. 4 And I heard another voice from hea- Je. 50.8. 22 And the voice of harpers, and musiven, saying, Come out of her, my peo- 51.6, 45. cians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall ple, that ye be not partakers of her sins,
2 Co. 6. 17. be heard no more at all in thee; and no
t Je. 51. 9. and that ye receive not of her plagues.
craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, 5 For her sins have reachedt unto hea- chap.16.19. shall be found any more in thee; and the
v Je. 25. 10. ven, and God hath remembered her
sound of a millstonev shall be heard no
w Ps. 137.8. iniquities. 6 Reward herr even as she rewarded « Je.7. 34.
Je.50.15,29. more at all in thee;
23 And the light of a candle shall shine you, and double unto her double accord- 16. 9. no more at all in thee; and the voice of ing to her works : in the cup which she 33. 11. the bridegroom* and of the bride shall hath filled, fill to her double.
y Is. 23. 8. be heard no more at all in thee: for thy 7 How much she hath glorified herself,
merchants y were the great men of the
Triumphant song in heaven. REVELATION, XIX. The Millennium and resurrection. earth; for by thy sorceries a were all na- A.D. 96. mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of tions deceived.
them that sit on them, and the flesh of all 24 And in her was found the blood of a 2 Ki. 9. 22. men, both free and bond, both small and great. prophets, and of saints, and of all that Na. 3. 4. 19 And I saw the beast, and the kings
6 Je. 51. 49. were slainupon the earth.
of the earth, and their armies, gathered CHAPTER XIX.
c ch.16.14,16. together to make war against him that AND after these things I heard a great d chap. 11.15. sat on the horse, and against his army. voiced of much people in heaven, saying, ech.16.13,14. 20 And the beaste was taken, and with Alleluia ;' Salvation, 9 and glory, and ho- Sver. 3, 4, 6. him the false prophet that wrought mira. nour, and power, unto the Lord our God:
g ch.7.10, 12.
cles before him, with which he deceived 2 For trueh and righteous are his judg.
them that had received the mark of the ments: for he hath judged the great
chap. 16. 7.
beast, and them that worshipped his whore, which did corrupt the earth with chap. 18.20. image. These both were cast alive into her fornication, and hath avengedi the k chap 20.10. a lakek of fire burning with brimstone.
Da. 7. 11. blood of his servants at her hand.
21 And the remnant were slain with the
Iverse 15. 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And
chap. 1. 16.
sword? of him that sat upon the horse, her smokem rose up for ever and ever. mch. 18.9, 18.
which sword proceeded out of his mouth:and 4 And the four and twenty elders and Is. 34. 10.
all the fowls were filled with their flesh. the four beasts fell down and worshipped
CHAPTER XX. God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; o chap. 7. 18. AND I saw an angel come down from Alleluia.
9.1. heaven, having the key of the bottomless 5. And a voice came out of the throne, PPs. 135. 1. pit and a great chain in his hand. saying, Praise Pour God, all ye his ser: 2 chap. 12. 9. 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that vants, and ye that fear him, both small r2 Pe. 2. 4. old serpent, which is the Devil, and Saand great.
Jude 6. tan, and bound" him a thousand years, 6 And I heard as it were the voice of a : Da. 6. 17. 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, great multitude, and as the voice of many
t Ps.97.1, 12. and shut him up, and set a seal. upon him, waters, and as the voice of mighty thun
u Mat. 25. 10. that he should deceive the nations no
v Da. 7. 9, derings, saying, Alleluia; fort the Lord
more, till the thousand years should be
22, 27. God omnipotent reigneth.
Lu. 22. 30.
fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give w1Co.6.2, 3. a little season. honour to him: for the marriage of the ~ Is. 52. 1. 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon Lamb is come, and his wife hath made y chap. 6. 9. them, and judgments was given unto herself ready..
< chap. 3. 4. them; and I saw the soulsy of them that 8 And to her was granted that she
Is. 61. 10. were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, should be arrayed: in fine linen, clean Bor, bright. and for the word of God, and which had and B white: for the fine linen is the a Pg. 132. 9. pot worshipped the beast, neither his righteousness of saints.
0 Lu. 14. 15. image, neither had received his mark 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed
cchap. 5. 10. upon their foreheads, or in their hands; are they which are called unto the mar
and they lived and reignede with Christ riage supperd of the Lamb. And he saith
d chap. 3. 20.
a thousand years. unto me, Thesee are the true sayings of
e chap. 22. 6.
5 But the rest of the dead lived not God.
f ch.22.8, 9. again until the thousand years 10 And I fell at his feet to worship chap. 2. 11. finished. This is the first resurrection. him. And he said unto me, See thou do it
6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in pot: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy k chap; 1. 6. the first resurrection : on such the second brethren that have the testimony of Jer Ac.
10.43., priestsh of God and of Christ, and shall
deathy hath no power, but they shall be sus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesusi is the spirit of prophecy.
k chap. 6. 2. reign with him a thousand years. 11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold, Ichap. 3. 14.
* And when the thousand years a white horse; and he that sat upon him » Ps. 45.3, 4. expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his was called Faithful? and True, and in right
Is. 11. 4.
prison, eousnessm he doth judge and make war.
* chap. 1. 14.
8 And shall go out to deceive the na12 Hisn eyes were as a flame of fire, 2. 18. tions which are in the four quarters of and on his head were many crowns ;' and o chap. 6. 2. the earth, GogP and Magog, to gather he had a namer written, that no man
Ca. 3. 11. them together to battle: the number of knew but he himself.
Is. 62. 3. whom is as the sa
of the sea. 13 And he was clothed with a vesture
Zec. 9. 16.
9 And theys went up on the breadth of
He. 2. 9. dipped in blood: and his name is called
the earth, and compassed the camp of the
p Eze. 38. 2. Thet Word of God.
saints about, and the beloved city: and 14 And the armies which were in hea- a chap.16.14. fire came down from God out of heaven, ven followed him upon white horses,
and devoured them. clothed« in fine linen, white and clean.
r chap. 3. 12.
10 And the devil that deceived them
s Is. 8. 8. 15 And out of his mouth” goeth a sharp
was cast into the lake of fire and brimsword, that with it he should smite the John 1.1. stone, where the beast and the false pronations: and he shall rule them with a u Mat. 28. 3. phet are, and shall be tormented day and roda of iron: and hey treadeth the wine- v chap. 1. 16. night for ever and ever. press of the fierceness and wrath of Al-w chap. 19.20. 1l And I saw a great white throne, and mighty God.
* Ps. 2. 9. him that sat on it, from whose face the 16 Ånd he hath on his vesture and on
y Is. 63. 3. earths and the heaven fled away; and his thigh a name written, KING OF 2Pe.3,10,12 there was found no place for them. KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
a chap. 17.14.
12 And I saw the dead, small and great, 17 And I saw an angel standing in the cchap.21.27. stand before God; and the books' were sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying, Da, 12. 1.
opened: and another booke was opened, to all the fowls that fly in the midst of d Eze. 39. 17.. which is the book of life: and the dead heaven, Comed and gather yourselves to
20. were judged out of those things which gether unto the supper of the great God; e Je. 32. 19. were written in the books, accordinge to 18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings,
Mat. 16. 27. their works. and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of
13 And the sea gave up the dead which
A new heaven and earth. REVELATION, XXII.
The new Jerusalem. were in it; and death and B hell deliver- A. D. 96. an hundred and forty and four cubits, ed up the dead which were in them: and
according to the measure of a man, that they were judged every man according to B the grave. is, of the angel. their works.
a Ho. 13. 14. 18 And the building of the wall of it 14 And death a and hell were cast into 1 Co. 15.26, was of jasper ; and the city was pure gold, the lake of fire. This is the second death.
54. like unto clear glass, 15 And whosoever was not found writ. Is. 54. 11. 19 And the foundations b of the wall of ten in the book of life was cast into the c Mat. 25.41. the city were garnished with all manner of lake of fire.c
d Is. 65.17..19
precious stones. The first foundation was
66. 22. CHAPTER XXI. AND I saw a new & heaven and a new
jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, 2 Pe. 3. 13.
a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald ;
e Is. 52. 1. earth: for the first heaven and the first
20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sar
He. 11. 10. earth were passed away; and there was
dius ; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth,
12. 22. no more sea.
s Is. 54. 5.
beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Ps.45.9..14. chrysoprasus ; the eleventh, a jacinth; Jerusalem, coming down from God, out 12 Co. 6. 16. the twelfth, an amethyst. of heaven, prepared as as brides adorned i Zec. 8. 8. 21 And the twelve gates were twelve for her husband.
k chap. 7. 17. pearls; every several gate was of one 3 And I heard a great voice out of hea- Is. 25. 8. pearl: and the street of the city was pure ven, saying, Behold, the tabernacleh of 'chap: 22.5. gold, as it were transparent glass. God is with men, and he will dwell with
Is.60.19,20. 22 And I saw no temple therein: for them, and they shall be his people, and m1 Co. 15.26, the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb God himself shall be with them, and be
are the temple of it. their God.
n Is. 35. 10.
23. And the city had no need of the
o John 1. 4. 4 And God shall wipe away allk tears
sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it:
PIs. 60.3..11. from their eyes ;, and there shall be no
for the glory of God did lighten it, and more death,m neither sorrow," nor crying,
the Lamb is the light' thereof.
q Ps. 72. 11. neither shall there be any more pain: for
rZec. 14. 7.
24 And the nations P of them which are the former things are passed away.
schap. 16.17. saved shall walk in the light of it: and 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, chap. 1. 8. the kings of the earth do bring their Behold, I make all things new. And he 22. 13. glory and honour into it. said unto me, Write; for these words are u chap.22.17. 25 And the gates of it shall not be true and faithful.
Is. 55. 1. shut at all by day: for, there shall be 6 And he said unto me, Its is done. It
Jno.4.10,14 no night there.
7. 37. am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and
26 And they shall bring the glory and
vIs. 35. 8. the end. I will give unto him that is u
honour of the nations into it.
52.1. athirst of the fountain of the water of life
27 And there shall in no wise enter freely.
Joel 3. 17. into it any thing that defileth, neither whatv He that overcometh shall inherit y all Mat. 13. 41. soever worketh abomination, or maketh a things; and I will be his God, and he iCo.6.9, 10. lie: but they which are written in the shall be my son.
Ga.5.19..21 Lamb's book y of life. 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving,* and Ep.5.5.
He. 12. 14. the abominable, and murderers, a. and
CHAPTER XXII. whoremongers, and sorcerers, c and idola- yor, these. AND he shewed me a pure river of waters,d and all liars, shall have their part w Lu. 12. 4..9. ter of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out in the lake which burneth with fire and -1Jno.5.4,10 of the throne of God and of the Lamb. brimstone: which is the second death. y chap. 13. 8.
2 In the midst of the streets of it, and 9 And there came unto me one of the 100,6.9, 10. on either side of the river, was there the
al . seven k angels which had the seven vials
6 He. 13. 4.
tree of life, which bare twelve manner full of the seven last plagues, and talked c Mal. 3. 5.
of fruits, and yielded her fruit every with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew diCo.10.20,21 month: and the leaves of the tree were thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.&
e chap.22.15. for the healing of the nations. 10 And he carried me away in the spirit Pr. 19. 5, 9.
3 And there shall be no more curse : to a great and high mountain, and shewed Eze.47.1,12 but the throne of God mand of the Lamb me that great city," the holy Jerusalem, y chap.21.21. shall be in it; and his servants o shall serve descending out of heaven from God,
h ch.15.1,6,7. him : 11 Having the glory P of God: and her ichap. 2. 1. 4 And they shall see his face; and his light was like unto a stone most precious, chap. 19. 7. name shall be in their foreheads. even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal ;
i Zec. 14. 11.
5 And there shall be no night there : 12 And had a wall great and high, and mEze. 18. 35. and they need no candle, neither light of
XL. had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve
the sun; for the Lord God giveth them angels, and names written thereon, which
:u and they shall reign for ever are the names of the twelve tribes of the chap: 7, 15. and ever. children of Israel :
p Is. 60. 1, 2.
6 And he said unto me, These sayings 13 On the east three gates; on the John 12.26. are faithful and true: and the Lord God north three gates ; on the south three 17. 24. of the holy, prophets sent w his angel to gates; and on the west three gates.
1 Co. 13.12. shew unto his servants the things which 14 And the wall of the city had twelve 1 John 3.2. must shortly be done. foundations, and* in them the names of rchap. 3. 12. 7 Behold, I come quickly :blessed is the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
sch.21.23,25. he that keepeth the sayings of the pro15 And he that talked with me had a
phecy of this book.
16 Ps. 36. 9. golden reed to measure the city, and the
v Ro. 5. 17.
8 And I John saw these things, and gates thereof, and the wall thereof.
w chap. 1. i. heard them. And when I had heard and 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the
* Ep. 2. 20. seen, I fell down to worship before the length is as large as the breadth ; and he yver.10,12,20 feet of the angel which shewed me these measured the city with the reed, twelve chap. 11. 1. things. thousand furlongs. The length, and the Eze. 40. 3. 9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it breadth, and the height of it are equal.
Zec. 2.1. not: for I am thy fellowservant, and of 17 And he measured the wall" thereof,
thy brethren the prophets, and of them Christ's advent foretold.
REVELATION, XXII. Invitation and warning. which keep the sayings of this book : A.D. 96. tify unto you these things in the churches, worship God.
I am the a root and the offspring of David, 10 And he saith unto me, Seal noto the 6 Da. 8. 26.
a chap. 5.5.
and the bright and morning star. sayings of the prophecy of this book: for
17 And the Spirit and the bridec say,
c ch. 21. 2, 9. the time is at hand.
d Is. 2. 5.
And let him that heareth say, 11 Hee that is unjust, let him be unjust & Pr. 1.24..33 Come. And let him that is athirst come: still: and he which is filthy, let him be Ec. 11.3. and whosoever will, let him take the wafilthy still : and he that is righteous,9 let Mat. 25. 10. ter of life freely. him be righteous still: and he that is 2 Ti. 3. 13. 18 For I testify unto every man that holy, let him be holy still.
s chap. 21. 6. heareth the words of the prophecy of 12 And behold, I come quickly ;h and Pr. 4. 18. this book, If any man shall add i unto
Mat. 5. 6. my reward is with me, to give every man
these things, God shall add unto him accordingk as his work shall be.
h Zep. 1. 14.
the plagues that are written in this 13 I? am Alpha and Omega, the be- k chap.20.12. book: ginning and the end, the first and the IIs. 14. 6. 19 And if any man shall take away from last.
m Lu.12.37,38 the words of the book of this prophecy, 14 Blessed m are they that do his com- nchap. 3. 5. God shall take away" his part Bout of mandments, that they may have right to Bor, from the book of life, and out of the holy city, the tree of life, and may enter in through
and from the things which are written in the gates into the city.
och. 21.8, 27.
pPhi. 3, 2. 15 For without are dogs, P and sorcer
20 He which testifieth these things saith, ers, and whoremongers, and murderers, - He: 9.28.
q ver. 7, 12.
Surely 9 I come quickly; Amen. Even and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and Is. 25. 9. so, come, Lord Jesus. maketh a lie.
8 2 Th. 3. 18. 21 The 8 grace of our Lord Jesus Christ 16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to tes.
be with you all. Amen. 188
HARMONY OF THE FOUR EVANGELISTS,
AFTER THE MANNER OF THE GREEK OF ARCHBISHOP
containing the space of Thirty Years and Six Months.
flight into Egypt. Herod's cruelty.}] 2. 1—23.
until the beginning of the ensuing Passover.
the First Passover.
the traders out of the temple
asserts the superior dignity of Jesus :
ment. Passing through Samaria, he makes dis-
Cana, he heals the son of King Herod's officer, who
lay sick at Capernaum
to Nazareth, where he preserves his life by}
Jesus, attended by some of his disciples, teaches
and works miracles throughout Galileo
the Second Passover.
on the sabbath