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Revelation 16 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Bowls of Wrath

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Then I heard a loud voice from the [fn]temple, saying to the seven angels, “Go and pour out 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 on the earth; and a harmful and painful sore [fn]afflicted the people who had the mark of the beast and who worshiped his image.

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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, the One 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, 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 power to scorch people with fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:9 - And the people were scorched with [fn]fierce heat; and they blasphemed the name of God who has the power over these plagues, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory.
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And 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 pain and their sores; and they did not repent of their deeds.
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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.

Har-Magedon (Armageddon)

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:13 - And 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, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the entire [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 clothes, so that he will not walk about naked and people will not see his shame.”)
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:16 - And they gathered them together to the place which in Hebrew is called Har-Magedon.

The Seventh Bowl of Wrath

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Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl upon the air, and a loud voice came out of the [fn]temple 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 mankind came to be upon the earth, so great an earthquake was it, and so mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:19 - The great city [fn]was split into three parts, and the cities of the [fn]nations fell. Babylon the great was remembered in the sight of God, to give her the cup of the wine of [fn]His fierce wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:20 - And every island fled, and no mountains were found.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:21 - And huge [fn]hailstones, weighing about [fn]a talent each, *came down from heaven upon people; and people blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, because [fn]the hailstone plague *was extremely [fn]severe.
NASB20 Footnotes
Or sanctuary
Lit came upon
Lit soul
Lit are worthy
Lit great
Lit rising of the sun
Lit inhabited earth
Or sanctuary
Lit became three
Or Gentiles
Lit wrath of His anger
Lit hail
I.e., as a measure of weight about 100 lb. or 45 kg
Lit its plague
Lit great
See the NASB20 Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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