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The tree of life

REVELATION. The angel will not be worshipped three gates; on the souta taree gates; and on 3 And there shall be no more curse. but the west three gates.

the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in 14 And the wall of the city had twelve foun- it; and his servants shall serve him. dations, and in chein the names of the twelve 4 And they shall see his face; and his namo apostles of the Lamb.

shall be in their foreheads. 15 And he that talked with me had a golden 5 And there shall be no night there; and reed to measure the city, and the gates there- they need no candie, neither light of the sun; of, and the wall thereof.

for the Lord God giveth them light : and they 16 and the city lieth foursquare, and the shall reign for ever and ever. length is as large as the breadth. And he mea- 6 And he said unto me, These sayings are sured the city with the reed, twelve thousand faithful and true : and the Lord God of the furlongs. The length and the breadth and the holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto height of it are equal.

his servants the things which must shortly be 17 And he measured the wall thereof, an clone. hundred and forty und four cubits, according 7 Behok), 1 come quickly: blessed is he to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel. Ithat keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this

18 And the building of the wall of it was of book. jasper : and the city was pure gold, like unto 8 And I John saw these things, and heard clear glass.

them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell 19 and the foundations of the wall of the down to worship before the feet of the angel city were garnished with all manner of pre-which shewed me these things. cious stones. The first foundation was jasper; 9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; for I am thy fellow-eervant, and of thy brethe fourth, an emerald;

thren the prophets, and of them which keep 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the sayings of this book : worship God. the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the 10 And he saith unto me, Seal pot the sayDinth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus : ings of the prophecy of this book : for the time the eleventh,ajacinth ; the twelfth, an ame- is at hand. thyst.

11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still : 21 And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still every several gate was of one pearl : and the and he that is righteous, let him be righteous street of the city was pure gold, as it were still : and he that is holy, let him be holy still transparent glass.

12 And behold, I come quickly; and my re22 And I saw no temple therein: for the ward is with me, to give every man according Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the as his work shall be. temple of it.

13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and 23 And the city had no need of the sun, the end, the first and the last. neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the 14 Blessed are they that do his command. glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is ments, that they may have right to the tree of the light thereof.

life, and may enter in through the gates into 24 And the nations of them which are saved the city. Bhall walk in the light of it: agd the kings 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, of the earth do bring their glory and honour and whoremongers, and murderers, and idoiuto it.

latérs, and whosoever loveth and maketh a 25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all lie. by day : for there shall be no night there. 16 I Jesus bave sent mine angel to testify 26 And they shall bring the glory and ho-Juno you these things in the churches.

1 am nour of the nations into it.

the root and the offspring of David, and the 27 And there shail in no wise enter into it bright and morning star. any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but And let him that heareth say, Come. And let they which are written in the Lamb's book of him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, life.

let him take the water of life freely. CHAP. XXII.

18 For I testify unto every man that hear. | The river of the water of life. 2 The treeeth the words of the prophecy of this book, If

of life. 5 The light of the city of God is him any man shall add unto these things, God shall self. 9 The angel vill not be worshipped: 18 add unto him the plagues that are written in Nothing may be added to the word of God, this book : nor taken therefrom.

19 And if any man shall take away from of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of shall take away his part out of the book of the throne of God and of the lamb.

life, and out of the holy city, and from the 2 In the midst of the street of it, and nothings which are written in this book. either side of the river, was there the tree 20 He which testifieth these things saith, of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, Surely I come quickly; Amen. Even so, come, and yielded her fruit every month : and the Lord Jesus. leaves of the tree were for the healing of the 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ ho pations.

with you all. Amen. 792


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