And 1there will nolonger be any night; and they awill not haveneed2of the light of a lampnor the light of the sun, because the LordGod will illumine them; and they will 3reignforever and ever.
And 4he said to me, "5Thesewords are faithful and true "; and the Lord, the 6God of the spirits of the prophets, 7sent His angel to show to His bond-servants the things whichmustsoontakeplace.
7"And behold, 8I am comingquickly. 9Blessed is he who bheeds10the words of the prophecy of thisbook."811I, John, am the one who heard and sawthesethings. And when I heard and saw, 12I felldown to worship at the feet of the angel who showed me thesethings.
But 13he said to me, "Do not do that. I am a 14fellowservant of yours and of your brethren the prophets and of those who cheed the words of 15thisbook. WorshipGod."
And he said to me, "16Do not seal up 17the words of the prophecy of thisbook, 18for the time is near.
"19Let the one who doeswrong, stilldowrong; and the one who is filthy, still be filthy; and let the one who is righteous, stillpracticerighteousness; and the one who is holy, stillkeep himself holy."
12"Behold, 20I am comingquickly, and My 21reward is with Me, 22to render to everymandaccording to what he hasdone .13"I am the 23Alpha and the Omega, 24the first and the last, 25the beginning and the end."14Blessed are those who 26wash their robes, so that they may have the right to 27the tree of life, and may 28enter by the 29gates into the city.
1530Outside are the 31dogs and the sorcerers and the immoralpersons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practiceslying.