The angel will not Revelation. be worshipped.

CHAP. XXII. blessed is he that keepeth the | The river of the water of sayings of the prophecy of

life. 2 The tree of life. 5 this book. The light of the city of God 8 And I John saw these is himself. 9 The angel will things, and heard them. And not be worshipped. 18 No when I had heard and seen, I thing may be added to the fell down to worship before word of God, nor diminish- the feet of the angel which ed therefrom.

shewed me these things. AND he shewed me a pure

9 Then saith he unto me, river of water of life, clear as See thou do it not; for I am crystal, proceeding out of thy fellow-servant, and of thy the throne of God and of the brethren the prophets, and of Lamb.

them which keep the sayings 2 In the midst of the street of this book; worship God. of it and on either side of the 10 And he saith unto me, river, was there the tree of life, Seal not the sayings of the which bear twelve manner of prophecy of this book ; for the fruits, and yielded her fruit time is at hand. every month; and the leaves 11 He that is unjust, let of the tree were for the heal- him be unjust still, and he ing of the nations.

which is filthy, let him be fil3 And there shall be no thy still; and he that is righmore curse; but the throne of teous, let him be righteous God and of the Lamb shall be still; and he that is holy, let in it; and his servants shall him be holy still. serve him :

12 And, behold, I come 4. And they shall see his quickly, and iny reward is face; and his name shall be with me, to give every man acin their foreheads.

cording as his work shall be. And there shall be no 13 I am Alpha and Omega, night there; and they need no the beginning and the end, the candle, neither light of the first and the last. sun; for the Lord God giveth 14 Blessed are they that do them light; and they shall his commandments, that they reign forever and ever. may have right to the tree of

6 And he said unto me, life, and may enter in through These sayings are faithful and the gates into the city. true; and the Lord God of 15 For without are dogs, the holy prophets sent his an- and sorcerers, and whoremonggel to shew unto his servants ers, and murderers, and idolathe things which must shortly ters, and whosoever loveth and be done.

maketh a lie. 7 Behold, I come quickly; 16 I Jesus have sent mine

Nothing to be added nor Chap. xxii. taken from this book. angel to testify unto you these unto him the plagues that are things in the churches. I am written in this book : the root and the offspring of 19 And if any man shall David, and the bright and take away from the words of morning star.

the book of this prophecy, 17 And the spirit and the God shall take away his part bride say,

Come. And let him out of the book of life, and out that heareth say, Come. And of the holy city, and from the let him that is athirst come. things which are written in And whosoever will, let him this book. take the water of life freely. 20 He which testifieth these

18 For I testify unto every things saith, Surely I come man that heareth the words quickly; Amen. of the prophecy of this book, come, Lord Jesus. If any man shall add untó 21 The

grace of our Lord these things, God shall add Jesus Christ be with you all.


Even so,





PATRIARCHS, or Fathers Government during the capof Families, such as Abraham, tivity. Isaac, and Jacob, and his sons.

Judges, Temporary Su- Under the Grecian Monarchs. preme Governors, immediate.

Superior Officers. ly appointed by God over the children of Israel.

Maccabees, the Successors Kings, And they either of of. Judas Maccabeus, High the whole nation, or after the Priest, who presided with falling of the ten tribes, of kingly power. Judah or Israel.

Elders, Senators, the Lxx Under the Roman Emperors. or Sanhedrin.

Presidents, or Governors, Officers, Provosts, Sheriffs, sent from Rome with imperial or Executioners.

power. Judges, Inferior rulers, such Tetrarchs, who had kingly as determine controversies in power in four inces. particular cities.

Proconsuls, or Deputies of Israelites, Hebrews, descend Provinces. ants from Jacob.

An Hebrew of Hebrews, an Inferior Officers. Israelite by original extraction.

Publicans, or Taxgatherers. A Proselyte of the Covenant, Centurions, Captains of an who was circumcised, and sub- hundred men. mitted to the whole Law.

A Proselyte of the Gate, or Ecclesiastical, Officers, or Sects Stranger who worshipped one

of Men. God, but remained uncircum

High Priests, who only vised.

might enter the Holy of Ho

lies. Officers under the Assywan or

Second Priests, or Sagan, Persian Monarchs. who supplied the High Priest's

Office, in case he were disaTirshatha, or Governor ap- bled. pointed by the kings of Assy High Priests for the War, ria or Persia.

set apart for the occasion of Heads of the Captivity, The an expedition. chief of each tribe or family, Priests, Levites of the sons who exercised a precarious of Aaron, divided into twenty

Table of Offices and Conditions of men.

four ranks, each rank serving ed all events were determined weekly in the temple. by fatal necessity.

Levites, of the tribe of Levi, Simon Magus, Author of but not of Aaron's family; of the heresy of the Gnosticks, these were three orders, Ger- who taught that men, howevshenites, Kohathites, Mera

er vicious their practice was, rites, several sons of Levi. should be saved by their know

Nethinims, Inferior ser- ledge. vants to the P sts and Le Nicolaitans, the disciples vites (not of their tribe) to of Nicolas one of the first sevdraw water, and cleave wood, en Deacons, who taught the &c.

community of wives. Prophets, anciently called Nazarités, who under a vow Seers, who foretold future e- abstained from wine, &c. vents, and denounced God's Nazarenes, Jews professing judgments.

Christianity. Children of the Prophets, Zelots, sicarii, or Murdertheir disciples or scholars. ers, who, under pretence of

Wisemen, called so in imita- the law, thought themselves tion of the eastern Magi, or

authorized to commit any outGentile Philosophers.

rage. Scribes, Writers and ex Pharisees, Separatists, who pounders of the law.

upon the opinion of their own Disputers, that raised and godliness despised all others. determined questions out of Sadducees, who denied the the law.

resurrection of the dead, anRabbies, or Doctors, Teach- gels, and spirits. ers of Israel.

Samaritans, mongrel proLibertines, Freed men of fessors, partly Heathen, and Rome, who, being Jews or partly Jews, the offspring of Proselytes, had a synagogue the Assyrians sent to Samaria. or oratory for themselves. Apostles, Missionaries, or

Gaulonites, or Galilæans, persons sent; they who were who pretended it unlawful to sent by our Saviour, from obey an heathen magistrate.

their number were called, The Herodians, who shaped their Twelve. religion to the times, particu Bishops, Successors of the ly flattered Herod.

Apostles in the government of Epicureans, who placed all the Church. happiness in pleasure.

Deacons, Officers chosen by Stoicks, who denied the lib- the Apostles to take care of erty of the Will, and pretend- the poor.



Measures of Length.

Feet. Inc. Dec. A Cubit

1 9 883 A Span

half cubit


944 A Hand-breadth


0 3 648 A Finger


0 0 912 A Fathom

7 3 552 Ezekiel's Reed

6 10 11 328 The Measuring Line

80 145 11 040

Miles. pac. feet. Sabbath day's journey

2000 0 729 3 The Eastern mile

4000 1

403 Stadium or Furlong

400 0 145 4,6 Day's journey

96000 33 172 4 Note.' 5 Feet=1 Pace. 1056 Paces=1.Mile.

Measures of Liquids.

Gall. pt. sol.in. The Homer or Cor

75 5 7,6 The Bath

10th Hom. They 4 15,2 The Hin


1 2 2,5 The Log

720th 0

0 24,3 The Firkin (Metretes)

hp 4,9 Note. 29solid inches=a Pint, nearly.

The Homer
The Lethech
The Epaph
The Seah
The Omer
'The Cab

Measures of things dry.

Bush. pks. pts.

8 0 1,6 half Hom. 4

0,8 10th

0 3

8,4 30th

0 1 1,1 100th

0 5,1 180th


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