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A N D in verse 13. The sixth angel sounded, and john heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar, which is before God. As

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As for the altar, 1 Inau not speak of that, for that hath been opened in my other writings, neither shall I speak of the voice which John heard, nor of the horns he speaketh of, for the thing is of no great concernment to know. But I shall proceed to verse 14. The voice that came from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God, saying to the sixth angel that had the trumpet, loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates. -

Now I would have the reader to understand, that these four angels that were bound in the great river Euphrates, were not good angels, but evil angels. That is, they were the dragon's angels, that is, they were four kings that were of the same seed and nature as he was, for they came from the old serpent, the devil, which beguiled Eve. He may be called the old serpent, because he was

the first angel that was thrown down from heaven unto this earth. And where

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the devil is, and that they are angels, as the serpent is, what he was before he

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