Revelation 11:1-9 NIV

The Two Witnesses

1 I was given a reed like a measuring rod and was told, “Go and measure the temple of God and the altar, with its worshipers.

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2 But exclude the outer court; do not measure it, because it has been given to the Gentiles. They will trample on the holy city for 42 months.

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3 And I will appoint my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.”

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4 They are “the two olive trees” and the two lampstands, and “they stand before the Lord of the earth.”a

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    • z 11:4 - See Zech. 4:3,11,14.
      5 If anyone tries to harm them, fire comes from their mouths and devours their enemies. This is how anyone who wants to harm them must die.

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      6 They have power to shut up the heavens so that it will not rain during the time they are prophesying; and they have power to turn the waters into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague as often as they want.

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      7 Now when they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the Abyss will attack them, and overpower and kill them.

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      8 Their bodies will lie in the public square of the great city—which is figuratively called Sodom and Egypt—where also their Lord was crucified.

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      9 For three and a half days some from every people, tribe, language and nation will gaze on their bodies and refuse them burial.

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