Revelation of John 81 And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven, for about half an hour. 2 And I saw the seven angels, who stood before God; and to them were given, seven trumpets. 3 And another angel came and stood by the altar; and he held a golden censer: and much incense was given him, so that he might offer, with the prayers of all the saints, upon the golden altar before the throne. 4 And the smoke of the incense of the prayers of the saints went up before God from the hand of the angel. 5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire from the altar, and cast it upon the earth: and there were thunders, and lightnings, and voices, and an earthquake. 6 And the seven angels, who had the seven trumpets, prepared themselves to sound. 7 And the first sounded; and there was hail, and fire, which were mingled with water: and these were thrown upon the earth; and a third part of the earth was burned up, and a third part of the trees were burned, and all green grass was burned. 8 And the second angel sounded, and, as it were a great mountain burning with fire, was cast into the sea; and also a third part of the sea became blood. 9 And a third part of all the creatures in the sea, that had life, died; and a third part of the ships were destroyed. 10 And the third angel sounded, and there fell from heaven a star, burning like a lamp; and it fell upon a third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of water. 11 And the name of the star was called Wormwood; and a third part of the waters became wormwood; and many persons died from the waters, because they were bitter. 12 And the fourth angel sounded, and a third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so that the third part of them were dark, and they became dark; and the day did not give light for the third part of it, and the night in like manner. 13 And I saw and heard an eagle, which flew in the midst, and it had a tail of blood, ▼
▼ The Greek word is, . . . . . . . . . . ., in mid heaven; compounded of . . . . ., middle, and . . . . . . ., heaven. But the Syriac translator supposed it to be a compound of . . . . middle, . . . tail, and . . . . blood; and he rendered it accordingly.while it said, with a loud voice: Woe, woe, to them who dwell on the earth, because of the remaining sounds of the trumpets of the three angels, who are to sound.
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