Then the third angel poured out his bowl on the rivers and springs, and they became blood.
And I heard the angel who had authority over all water saying, "You are just in sending this judgment, O Holy One, who is and who always was.
For your holy people and your prophets have been killed, and their blood was poured out on the earth. So you have given their murderers blood to drink. It is their just reward."
And I heard a voice from the altar saying, "Yes, Lord God Almighty, your punishments are true and just."
Then the fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, causing it to scorch everyone with its fire.
Everyone was burned by this blast of heat, and they cursed the name of God, who sent all of these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.
Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom was plunged into darkness. And his subjects ground their teeth in anguish,
and they cursed the God of heaven for their pains and sores. But they refused to repent of all their evil deeds.
Then the sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great Euphrates River, and it dried up so that the kings from the east could march their armies westward without hindrance.
And I saw three evil spirits that looked like frogs leap from the mouth of the dragon, the beast, and the false prophet.
These miracle-working demons caused all the rulers of the world to gather for battle against the Lord on that great judgment day of God Almighty.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)