And they heard a loudvoice from heavensaying to them, "1Come up here." Then they 2went up into heaven in the cloud, and their enemieswatched them.
And in that hour there was a great3earthquake, and a tenth of the cityfell ; aseventhousandpeople were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and 4gaveglory to the 5God of heaven.
The second6woe is past ; behold, the thirdwoe is comingquickly.
15Then the 7seventhangelsounded; and there were 8loudvoices in heaven, saying, "9 The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of 10 His bChrist; and 11 He will reignforever and ever."
And the twenty-fourelders, who 12sit on their thronesbeforeGod, 13fell on their faces and worshipedGod,
17saying, "We give You thanks, 14O LordGod, the Almighty, who are and who were, because You have taken Your greatpower and have begun to 15reign.
"And 16the nations were enraged, and 17Your wrathcame, and 18the time came for the dead to be judged, and the time to creward Your 19bond-servants the prophets and the dsaints and those who fear Your name, 20the small and the great, and to destroythose who destroy the earth."
And 21the etemple of God which is in heaven was opened ; and 22the ark of His covenantappeared in His ftemple, and there were flashes of 23lightning and sounds and peals of thunder and an earthquake and a 24greatghailstorm.