And I heard a voice from heaven, like1the sound of manywaters and like the 2sound of loudthunder, and the voicewhich I heard was like the sound of 3harpistsplaying on their harps.
And they asang4a newsongbefore the throne and before the 5fourlivingcreatures and the 6elders; and 7noonecouldlearn the songexcept the 8onehundred and forty-fourthousand who had been 9purchased from the earth.
410These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they bhave kept themselveschaste. These are the ones who 11follow the Lambwherever He goes. These have been 12purchased from amongmen13as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.
And 14nolie was found in their mouth; they are 15blameless.
And I sawanotherangelflying in 16midheaven, having17an eternalgospel to preach to 18those who clive on the earth, and to 19everynation and tribe and tongue and people;
and he said with a loudvoice, "20FearGod, and 21give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who 22made the heaven and the earth and sea and 23springs of waters."
And anotherangel, a secondone, followed, saying, "d24Fallen, fallen is 25Babylon the great, she who has 26madeall the nationsdrink of the 27wine of the epassion of her immorality."
9Thenanotherangel, a thirdone, followed them, saying with a loudvoice, "Ifanyone28worships the beast and his 29image, and receives a 30mark on his foreheador on his hand,
he also will drink of the 31wine of the wrath of God, which is mixedfin fullstrength32in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented with 33fire and gbrimstone in the presence of the 34holyangels and in the presence of the Lamb.
"And the 35smoke of their tormentgoes up forever and ever; 36they havenorestday and night, those who 37worship the beast and his 38image, and hwhoeverreceives the 39mark of his name."
12Here is 40the iperseverance of the jsaints who 41keep the commandments of God and k42their faith in Jesus.