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Revelation 16:1-21

16  And I heard a loud voice out of the temple say to the seven angels “Go and pour out the seven saucers full of the wrath of God on the earth.” 2  And the first went and poured out his saucer on the earth, and it became a rank malignant sore on the men who had the beast’s stamp and who did reverence to its image. 3  And the second poured out his saucer on the sea, and it became blood like that of a dead man, and all animate life died, what was in the sea. 4  And the third poured out his saucer on the rivers and the springs of water, and they became blood; 5  and I heard the angel of the water say “Thou art just, O holy Who Is and Was, in that thou didst pronounce these sentences, 6  because they shed the blood of holy men and of prophets and thou hast given them blood to drink: they deserve it”; 7  and I heard the altar say “Yes, Lord God Almighty, true and just are thy judgments.” 8  And the fourth poured out his saucer on the sun, and it was given to the sun to scorch men with fire, 9  and men suffered a great scorching and blasphemed the name of the God who has dominion over these plagues, and did not repent to give him glory. 10  And the fifth poured out his saucer on the beast’s throne, and its empire was thrown into darkness, and they chewed their tongues for pain 11  and blasphemed the God of heaven for their pains and their sores, and did not repent of their deeds. 12  And the sixth poured out his saucer on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up that the road for the kings from the sunrise might be prepared. 13  And I saw three unclean spirits, like frogs, out of the serpent’s mouth and out of the beast’s mouth and out of the pretended prophet’s mouth; 14  for there are spirits of demons, doing tokens, that go out after the kings of the whole world of men to bring them together for the war of the great day of God Almighty.— 15  I am coming like a thief: happy is he who keeps awake and guards his clothes, that he may not go naked and have people see his indecent condition.— 16**  And he brought them together to the place called in Hebrew Har Magedon. 17  And the seventh poured out his saucer on the air, and there came out of the temple from the throne a loud voice saying “It is done”; 18  and there were lightnings and noises and thunderclaps, and there was a great earthquake, such an earthquake as there has not been since there was a man on earth, 19  and the great city went into three parts and the cities of the nations fell. And great Babylon was remembered before God, to give her the wine-cup of his fierce anger. 20  And every island took flight, and mountains left no trace. 21  And great hailstones, about a hundredweight each, came down upon men out of the sky; and men blasphemed God at the plague of the hail, because it was a very great plague.

Footnotes

16:16 Or they brought
16:16 Or Ar Magedon