And they asang1a newsongbefore the throne and before the 2fourlivingcreatures and the 3elders ; and 4noonecouldlearn the songexcept the 5onehundred and forty-fourthousand who had been 6purchased from the earth.
47These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they bhave kept themselveschaste. These are the ones who 8follow the Lambwherever He goes. These have been 9purchased from amongmen10as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.
And 11nolie was found in their mouth ; they are 12blameless.
And I sawanotherangelflying in 13midheaven, having14an eternalgospel to preach to 15those who clive on the earth, and to 16everynation and tribe and tongue and people ;
and he said with a loudvoice, "17FearGod, and 18give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come ; worship Him who 19made the heaven and the earth and sea and 20springs of waters."
And anotherangel, a secondone, followed, saying, "d21Fallen, fallen is 22Babylon the great, she who has 23madeall the nationsdrink of the 24wine of the epassion of her immorality."
9Thenanotherangel, a thirdone, followed them, saying with a loudvoice, "Ifanyone25worships the beast and his 26image, and receives a 27mark on his foreheador on his hand,
he also will drink of the 28wine of the wrath of God, which is mixedfin fullstrength29in the cup of His anger ; and he will be tormented with 30fire and gbrimstone in the presence of the 31holyangels and in the presence of the Lamb.
"And the 32smoke of their tormentgoes up forever and ever ; 33they havenorestday and night, those who 34worship the beast and his 35image, and hwhoeverreceives the 36mark of his name."
12Here is 37the iperseverance of the jsaints who 38keep the commandments of God and k39their faith in Jesus.
And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, "Write, '40Blessed are the dead who 41die in the Lord from now on!' " "Yes," 42says the Spirit, "so that they may 43rest from their labors, for their 44deedsfollow with them."