Revelation of John 15
Preparation for the Bowl Judgments1 Then I saw another great and awe-inspiring sign ▼
▼Or and awesome symbolic displayin heaven: b seven angels with the seven last plagues, for with them, God’s wrath will be completed. c 2I also saw something like a sea of glass d mixed with fire, and those who had won the victory over the beast, his image, ▼
▼Other mss add his markand the number of his name, were standing on the sea of glass with harps from God. ▼
▼Or harps of God; = harps belonging to the service of God, g 3They sang the song of God’s servant Moses h and the song of the Lamb:Great and awe-inspiring are Your works,
Lord God, the Almighty;
righteous and true are Your ways,
King of the Nations. ▼
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4 Lord, who will not fear
and glorify Your name?
Because You alone are holy,
for all the nations will come
and worship before You
because Your righteous acts
have been revealed.
5 After this I looked, and the heavenly sanctuary – the tabernacle of testimony j – was opened. k 6Out of the sanctuary came the seven angels with the seven plagues, dressed in ▼
▼clean: When something is clean, it is holy or acceptable to God. When it is unclean, it is unholy (such as an unclean spirit). The term can be used in a ritual sense to apply to moral standards for living.clean, bright linen, with gold sashes wrapped around their chests. 7 One of the four living creatures gave the seven angels seven gold bowls filled with the wrath of God who lives forever and ever. 8 Then the sanctuary was filled with smoke from God’s glory and from His power m and no one could enter the sanctuary until the seven plagues of the seven angels were completed.
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