I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud:
and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun,
and his feet as pillars of fire:
2 And he had in his
hand a little book open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his
left foot on the earth,
3 And cried with a
loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven
thunders uttered their voices.
4 And when the seven
thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write: and I heard a
voice from heaven saying unto me, Seal up those things which the seven
thunders uttered, and write them not.
the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up
his hand to heaven,
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6 And sware by him
that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that
therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the
sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no
7 But in the days of
the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the
mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants
8 And the voice which I heard from heaven spake unto me again, and said,
Go and take the little book which is open in the hand of the angel which
standeth upon the sea and upon the earth.
9 And I went unto the
angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me,
Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall
be in thy mouth sweet as honey.
10 And I took the
little book out of the angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in my
mouth sweet as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was
11 And he said unto
me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and
tongues, and kings.
Revelation Chapter 11