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first resurrection : on such them second death hath no power, but they shall be Priests of God and of Christ, and shall oreign with him a thou
7 And when the thousand years are expired, P Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
8 And shall go out to 9 deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, 'Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle : the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.
9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.
10 And the devil that u deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, 'where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.2
m Rev. xxi. 8. See on do. ii. 11.
r Ezek. xxxviii. 2 : Son of man, set thy face against Gog, the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. do. xxxix. 1: Therefore, thou son of man, prophesy against Gog, and say, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.
s See on Rev. xvi. 14.
+ Isa. viii. 8: He shall pass through Judah; he shall overflow and go over, he shall reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy land, 0 Immanuel. EZEK, xxxviii. 9, 16: Thou shalt ascend and come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy bands, and many people with thee. And thou shalt come up against my people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the land; it shall be in the latter days, and I* will bring thee against my land, that the heathen may know me, when I shall be sanctified in thee, O Gog, before their eyes. u Ver. 8.
Rev. xix. 20. See on do. xiv. 10, 11.
11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the Wearth and the heaven fled away ; and there was found no place for them.
12 And I saw the dead, * small and great, stand before God; and the y books were opened : and another book was opened, which is the a book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, a according to their works.
13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell 3 delivered up the dead which were in them : ' and they were judged every man according to their works.
14 And d death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the e second death.
15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
CHAP. XXI. 1 A new heaven and a new earth : 10 the heavenly Jerusalem, with a full description thereof : 23 she needeth no sun, the glory of God is her light : the kings of the earth bring their riches unto her. AND I saw a new heaven and a new earth :
3 the grave. A. V.
w Rev. xxi. 1. See on LUKE, xvi. 17. * Rev. xix. 5. See on do. xi. 18.
y Dan. vii. 10: Thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him : the judgment was set, and the books were opened.
z Rev. xxi. 27. See on LUKE, X. 20. a See on Mat. xvi. 27.
b Rev. vi. 8: And I looked, and behold a pale horse : and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger.
c Ver. 12.
for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a d bride adorned for her husband.
3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven, saying, Behold, the e tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
4 And God shall 5 wipe away all tears from their eyes ; and there shall be h no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain : for the former things are passed away
5 And he that "sat upon the throne said,
Rev. xx. 11. See on Luke, xvi. 17. c See on Gal. iv. 26. d See on Rev. xix. 7, 8.
e Lev. xxvi. 11 : And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you. See on 2 Cor. vị. 16.
f See on ver. 7.
i Isa. xxxv. 10: The ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads : they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away. do. Ixi. 3 : To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness : that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified. do. lxv. 19: And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people : and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, nor the voice of crying:
k Rev. iv. 2,9: Immediately I was in the spirit : and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne. And when those beasts give glory and honour and thanks to him that sat on the throne, who liveth for ever and ever. do. v. 1: And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the back side, sealed with seven seals. do. xx. 11.
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Behold, I'make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for mthese words are true and faithful.
6 And he said unto me, "It is done. •I Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is Pathirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things ;' and ? I will be his God, and he shall be
8 * But the fearful, and Sunbelieving, and the tabominable, and murderers, and whoremon
" these things. A. V. 2 a God to him. Ham. Pu. Ham. Pu. * cowardly and unfaithful. Ham.
3 a son to me.
I See on 2 Cor. y. 17.
» Rev. xvi. 17 : The seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.
• Rev. xxii. 13. See on Rev. i. 8.
9 Zec. viii. 8: I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem : and they shall be my people, and I will be their God, in truth and in righteousness. Heb. viii. 10: This is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord ; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts : and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.
ri Tim. i. $ : Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers. Rev. xxii. 15. See on 1 Cor. vi. 9, 10; and on Luke, xii. 4-9.
s 1 John, v. 4, 10: For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world : and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar ; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.
+ See on 1 Cor. vi. 9, 10.
u 1 John, ii. 15 : Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer : and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him. v See on 1 Cor, vi. 18.
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sorcerers, and *idolaters, and all y liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone : which is the second death.
9 And there came unto me one of the a seven angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will show thee the 5 bride, the Lamb's wife.
10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,
11 'Having the glory of God: and her light w Mal. ii. 5: And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.
* 1 Cor. x. 20, 21 : But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God : and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils. Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils : ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils.
y Pro. xix. 5, 9: A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish. REV. xxii. 15.
z Rev. xx. 14, 15. See on Rev, xiv. 10.
a Rev. xv. 1, 6, 7: I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvellous, seven angels having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the wrath of God. And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues.-And one of the four beasts gave unto the seven angels seven golden vials full of the wrath of God.
b See on Rev, xix. 7.
* Isa. vi. 1, 2: In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his