61and swore by 2Him who livesforever and ever, 3WHOCREATEDHEAVEN AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE EARTH AND THE THINGS IN IT, AND THE SEA AND THE THINGS IN IT, that 4there will be delaynolonger,
but in the days of the voice of the 5seventhangel, when he is about to sound, then6the mystery of God is finished, as He apreached to His servants the prophets.
8Then7the voicewhich I heard from heaven, I heard againspeaking with me, and saying, "Go, take8the bbook which is open in the hand of the angel who 9stands on the sea and on the land."
9So I went to the angel, telling him to give me the littlebook. And he said to me, "10Take it and eat it; it will make your stomachbitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey."
I took the littlebook out of the angel'shand and ate it, and in my mouth it was sweet as honey ; and when I had eaten it, my stomach was madebitter.
And 11they said to me, "You must12prophesyagainconcerning13manypeoples and nations and tongues and 14kings."