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Chapter 8

The Seventh Seal—the Trumpets

1 When the Lamb broke the aseventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.

2 And I saw athe seven angels who stand before God, and seven btrumpets were given to them.

3 aAnother angel came and stood at the baltar, holding a cgolden censer; and much dincense was given to him, so that he might 1add it to the dprayers of all the 2saints on the egolden altar which was before the throne.

4 And athe smoke of the incense, 1with the prayers of the 2saints, went up before God out of the angel’s hand.

5 Then the angel 1took the censer and afilled it with the fire of the altar, and bthrew it to the earth; and there followed cpeals of thunder and sounds and flashes of lightning and an dearthquake.

6 aAnd the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound them.

7 The first sounded, and there came ahail and fire, mixed with blood, and they were thrown to the earth; and ba third of the earth was burned up, and ba third of the ctrees were burned up, and all the green cgrass was burned up.

8 The second angel sounded, and something like a great amountain burning with fire was thrown into the sea; and ba third of the csea became blood,

9 and aa third of the creatures which were in the sea 1and had life, died; and a third of the bships were destroyed.

10 The third angel sounded, and a great star afell from heaven, burning like a torch, and it fell on a bthird of the rivers and on the csprings of waters.

11 The name of the star is called Wormwood; and a athird of the waters became bwormwood, and many men died from the waters, because they were made bitter.

12 The fourth angel sounded, and a athird of the bsun and a third of the bmoon and a athird of the bstars were struck, so that a athird of them would be darkened and the day would not shine for a athird of it, and the night in the same way.

13 Then I looked, and I heard 1an eagle flying in amidheaven, saying with a loud voice, “bWoe, woe, woe to cthose who dwell on the earth, because of the remaining blasts of the trumpet of the dthree angels who are about to sound!”

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