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Revelation 16 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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The Seven Bowls of God’s Wrath

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Then I heard a loud voice from the sanctuary, saying to the seven angels, “Go and pour out [fn]on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God.”

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So the first angel went and poured out his bowl [fn]on the earth; and it became a loathsome and malignant sore on the [fn]people who have the mark of the beast and who worship his image.

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And the second angel poured out his bowl into the sea, and it became blood like that of a dead man, and every living [fn]thing in the sea died.

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Then the third angel poured out his bowl into the rivers and the springs of waters, and they became blood.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:5 - And I heard the angel of the waters saying, “Righteous are You, who is and who was, O Holy One, because You judged these things;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:6 - for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They [fn]deserve it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:7 - And I heard the altar saying, “Yes, O [fn]Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are Your judgments.”
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And the fourth angel poured out his bowl upon the sun, and it was given to it to scorch men with fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:9 - And men were scorched with [fn]fierce heat, and they blasphemed the name of God who has the authority over these plagues, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory.
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Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom became darkened; and they gnawed their tongues because of pain,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:11 - and they blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and they did not repent of their deeds.
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And the sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river, the Euphrates, and its water was dried up, so that the way would be prepared for the kings from the [fn]east.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:13 - Then I saw coming out of the mouth of the dragon and out of the mouth of the beast and out of the mouth of the false prophet, three unclean spirits like frogs;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:14 - for they are spirits of demons, doing signs, which go out to the kings of the whole [fn]world, to gather them together for the war of the great day of God, the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:15 - (“Behold, I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the one who stays awake and keeps his garments, so that he will not walk about naked and men will not see his shame.”)
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:16 - And they gathered them together to the place which in Hebrew is called [fn]Har-Magedon.

The Seventh Bowl

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Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl upon the air, and a loud voice came out of the sanctuary from the throne, saying, “It is done.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:18 - And there were flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder; and there was a great earthquake, such as there had not been since man came to be upon the earth, so great an earthquake was it, and so mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:19 - And the great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the [fn]nations fell. Babylon the great was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of the wrath of His rage.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:20 - And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:21 - And huge [fn]hailstones, about one [fn]talent each, *came down from heaven upon men; and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, because its plague *was extremely [fn]severe.
LSB Footnotes
Lit into
Lit into
Gr anthropoi
Lit soul
Lit are worthy
In OT, Yahweh, cf. Amos 4:13
Lit great
Lit rising of the sun
Lit inhabited earth
Two early mss Armagedon
Or Gentiles
Lit hail
Approx. 100 lb. or 45 kg
Lit great
See the LSB Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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