The seventh angel sounded his trumpet,1 and there were loud voices2 in heaven, which said: "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ,3 and he will reign for ever and ever."416
And the twenty-four elders,5 who were seated on their thrones before God, fell on their faces6 and worshiped God,
saying: "We give thanks7 to you, Lord God Almighty,8 the One who is and who was,9 because you have taken your great power and have begun to reign.1018
The nations were angry;11 and your wrath has come. The time has come for judging the dead,12 and for rewarding your servants the prophets13 and your saints and those who reverence your name, both small and great14-- and for destroying those who destroy the earth."
Then God's temple15 in heaven was opened, and within his temple was seen the ark of his covenant.16 And there came flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder,17 an earthquake and a great hailstorm.18