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Revelation 11 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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The Two Witnesses

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:1 - Then I was given a measuring stick, and I was told, “Go and measure the Temple of God and the altar, and count the number of worshipers.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:2 - But do not measure the outer courtyard, for it has been turned over to the nations. They will trample the holy city for 42 months.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:3 - And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they will be clothed in burlap and will prophesy during those 1,260 days.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:4 - These two prophets are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of all the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:5 - If anyone tries to harm them, fire flashes from their mouths and consumes their enemies. This is how anyone who tries to harm them must die.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:6 - They have power to shut the sky so that no rain will fall for as long as they prophesy. And they have the power to turn the rivers and oceans into blood, and to strike the earth with every kind of plague as often as they wish.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:7 - When they complete their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the bottomless pit[fn] will declare war against them, and he will conquer them and kill them.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:8 - And their bodies will lie in the main street of Jerusalem,[fn] the city that is figuratively called “Sodom” and “Egypt,” the city where their Lord was crucified.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:9 - And for three and a half days, all peoples, tribes, languages, and nations will stare at their bodies. No one will be allowed to bury them.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:10 - All the people who belong to this world will gloat over them and give presents to each other to celebrate the death of the two prophets who had tormented them.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:11 - But after three and a half days, God breathed life into them, and they stood up! Terror struck all who were staring at them.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:12 - Then a loud voice from heaven called to the two prophets, “Come up here!” And they rose to heaven in a cloud as their enemies watched.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:13 - At the same time there was a terrible earthquake that destroyed a tenth of the city. Seven thousand people died in that earthquake, and everyone else was terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:14 - The second terror is past, but look, the third terror is coming quickly.
The Seventh Trumpet Brings the Third Terror

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:15 - Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices shouting in heaven:
“The world has now become the Kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ,[fn]
and he will reign forever and ever.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:16 - The twenty-four elders sitting on their thrones before God fell with their faces to the ground and worshiped him.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:17 - And they said,
“We give thanks to you, Lord God, the Almighty,
the one who is and who always was,
for now you have assumed your great power
and have begun to reign.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:18 - The nations were filled with wrath,
but now the time of your wrath has come.
It is time to judge the dead
and reward your servants the prophets,
as well as your holy people,
and all who fear your name,
from the least to the greatest.
It is time to destroy
all who have caused destruction on the earth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:19 - Then, in heaven, the Temple of God was opened and the Ark of his covenant could be seen inside the Temple. Lightning flashed, thunder crashed and roared, and there was an earthquake and a terrible hailstorm.
NLT Footnotes
Or the abyss, or the underworld.
Greek the great city.
Or his Messiah.
NLT

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