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Revelation 16

1 And I heard [a] great voice from the temple saying to the seven angels: Be going and be pouring out the seven bowls of the anger of God upon the land. 2 And the first departed and poured out his bowl upon the land. And wicked1 and wicked sores came to pass upon the men having the mark of the wild-beast and those worshipping his image. 3 And the second poured out his bowl upon the sea, and it became blood as of [the] dead, and every zoe-living2 psyche-life3 died [which was] in the sea. 4 And the third poured out his bowl upon the rivers and springs of waters, and they became blood. 5 And I heard the angel of the waters saying: You are just, [who] is and [who] was, the approved, that you have judged thus. 6 For they have poured out the blood of [the] holy [ones] and of [the] prophets, and you have given to them blood to be drinking. They are worthy. 7 And I heard the [one] of the altar saying: Yes, O Lord God Almighty, your judgments [are] true and just. 8 And the fourth poured out his bowl upon the sun, and to him it was given to burn men with fire. 9 And men were burned with great burning, and they slandered the name of the God having authority over these plagues, and they did not repent to give him glory. 10 And the fifth poured out his bowl upon the throne of the wild-beast. And his kingdom became darkened, and they chewed their tongues for [the] pain, 11 and they slandered the God of heaven because of their pains and because of their sores, and they did not repent from their deeds. 12 And the sixth poured out his bowl upon the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up, in order that the way of the kings of the rising sun be prepared. 13 And I saw from the mouth of the dragon and from the mouth of the wild-beast and from the mouth of the false-prophet three unclean spirits like frogs. 14 For they are [the] spirits of demons doing signs, which proceeded out upon the kings of the entire inhabited-world, to gather them to the war of the great day of God almighty. 15 Behold I come as [a] thief. Blessed [is] the [one] staying awake, and keeping his garments, in order that he not be walking naked and they see his shame. 16 And he gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew Armageddon. 17 And the seventh [angel] poured out his bowl upon the air, and [a] great voice went out of the temple from the throne saying: It is come to pass. 18 And there came to pass lightnings and sounds and thunders, and [a] great earthquake came to pass, such as has not come to pass since man came to be upon the land, so mighty [an] earthquake [and] so great. 19 And the great city became into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And Babylon the great was remembered before God to give her the cup of the wine of the anger of his wrath. 20 And every island fled, and [the] mountains were not found. 21 And great hail as [about] the weight of [a] talent4 came down from heaven upon men, and men slandered God because of the plague of the hail. Great is this plague exceedingly.

1PONEROS (πoνηρoς ) here. The Greek word KAKOS (κακoς ) is always translated `evil', PONEROS is usually translated as `wicked' although occasionally as `bad'; it can also mean 'diseased', 'sickly' and is thus translated where appropriate. Like KAKOS, PONEROS also means `evil', but the harm that evil does is more in view, where KAKOS is more `evil as evil'.

2from ZOE "ZOH-ay" (ζωη)—Life 'collectively', interdependent, interconnected. Although it means 'life' in the conventional sense (for example: Matt.9:18, Matt.27:63, Luke.2:36, Acts.25:24, Rom.7:2, 2Cor.1:8, 1Thes.4:17, 1Tim.5:10, Rev.19:20), Jesus uses ZOE exclusively of 'life eternal' (with the possible exceptions of Luke.15:13, Luke.16:25). The other N.T. writers use ZOE in both senses—temporal and eternal, generally clear from the context. The Father is the 'zoe-living God' (see Matt.16:16). The Septuagint (LXX) in Gen.2:7 has "...[God] breathed into his nostrils the breath of zoe-life, and the man became a zoe-living psyche-life" (and see 1Cor.15:45); and Gen.3:20 (LXX) "And Adam called his wife's name ZOE, because she was the mother of all zoe-living." Contrast PSYCHE (ψυχη): an individual manifestation of life/consciousness. See John.12:25 where both ZOE and PSYCHE occur. Greek also has the word BIOS (βιoς ) for 'life' in the sense of biological processes.

3from PSYCHE (ψυχη): an individual manifestation of life/consciousness. Animals have PSYCHEs as well as humans. Contrast ZOE (ζωη)—Life 'collectively', interdependent, interconnected.

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