a third1 of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.
The third angel sounded his trumpet, and a great star, blazing like a torch, fell from the sky2 on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water3--
the name of the star is Wormwood.a A third4 of the waters turned bitter, and many people died from the waters that had become bitter.512
The fourth angel sounded his trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third6 of them turned dark.7 A third of the day was without light, and also a third of the night.813
As I watched, I heard an eagle that was flying in midair9 call out in a loud voice: "Woe! Woe! Woe10 to the inhabitants of the earth,11 because of the trumpet blasts about to be sounded by the other three angels!"