The seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying: The kingdom of the world has become the [kingdom] of our Lord and of His Messiah, and He will reign forever and ever!a16
The 24 elders, who were seated before God on their thrones, fell on their faces and worshiped God,
saying: We thank You, Lord God, the Almighty, who is and who was,bc because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.d18
The nations were angry,e but Your wrath has come. The time has come for the dead to be judged, and to give the reward to Your servants the prophets,f to the saints, and to those who fear Your name, both small and great,g and the time has come to destroy those who destroy the earth.
God's sanctuary in heaven was opened, and the ark of His covenanth appeared in His sanctuary. There were lightnings, rumblings, thunders,i an earthquake,j and severe hail.