Bible: Rev 16:2-21

16:2 So 1  the first angel 2  went and poured out his bowl on the earth. Then 3  ugly and painful sores 4  appeared on the people 5  who had the mark of the beast and who worshiped his image.

16:3 Next, 6  the second angel 7  poured out his bowl on the sea and it turned into blood, like that of a corpse, and every living creature that was in the sea died.

16:4 Then 8  the third angel 9  poured out his bowl on the rivers and the springs of water, and they turned into blood. 16:5 Now 10  I heard the angel of the waters saying:

“You are just 11 the one who is and who was,

the Holy One – because you have passed these judgments, 12 

16:6 because they poured out the blood of your saints and prophets,

so 13  you have given them blood to drink. They got what they deserved! 14 

16:7 Then 15  I heard the altar reply, 16 Yes, Lord God, the All-Powerful, 17  your judgments are true and just!

16:8 Then 18  the fourth angel 19  poured out his bowl on the sun, and it was permitted to scorch people 20  with fire. 16:9 Thus 21  people 22  were scorched by the terrible heat, 23  yet 24  they blasphemed the name of God, who has ruling authority 25  over these plagues, and they would not repent and give him glory.

16:10 Then 26  the fifth angel 27  poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast so that 28  darkness covered his kingdom, 29  and people 30  began to bite 31  their tongues because 32  of their pain. 16:11 They blasphemed the God of heaven because of their sufferings 33  and because of their sores, 34  but nevertheless 35  they still refused to repent 36  of their deeds.

16:12 Then 37  the sixth angel 38  poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates and dried up its water 39  to prepare the way 40  for the kings from the east. 41  16:13 Then 42  I saw three unclean spirits 43  that looked like frogs coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. 16:14 For they are the spirits of the demons performing signs who go out to the kings of the earth 44  to bring them together for the battle that will take place on the great day of God, the All-Powerful. 45 

16:15 (Look! I will come like a thief!

Blessed is the one who stays alert and does not lose 46  his clothes so that he will not have to walk around naked and his shameful condition 47  be seen.) 48 

16:16 Now 49  the spirits 50  gathered the kings and their armies 51  to the place that is called Armageddon 52  in Hebrew.

16:17 Finally 53  the seventh angel 54  poured out his bowl into the air and a loud voice came out of the temple from the throne, saying: “It is done! 16:18 Then 55  there were flashes of lightning, roaring, 56  and crashes of thunder, and there was a tremendous earthquake – an earthquake unequaled since humanity 57  has been on the earth, so tremendous was that earthquake. 16:19 The 58  great city was split into three parts and the cities of the nations 59  collapsed. 60  So 61  Babylon the great was remembered before God, and was given the cup 62  filled with the wine made of God’s furious wrath. 63  16:20 Every 64  island fled away 65  and no mountains could be found. 66  16:21 And gigantic hailstones, weighing about a hundred pounds 67  each, fell from heaven 68  on people, 69  but they 70  blasphemed God because of the plague of hail, since it 71  was so horrendous. 72 

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