The Marriage Supper of the Lamb
Then I heard what seemed to be w the voice of a great multitude, like x the roar of many waters and y like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, crying out,
For the Lord our God
the Almighty z reigns.
Let us rejoice and exult
and give him the glory,
for a the marriage of the Lamb has come,
and b his Bride has made herself ready;
c it was granted her to clothe herself
with fine linen, bright and pure" -
for the fine linen is d the righteous deeds of the saints.
And the angel said to me, "Write this: e Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb." And he said to me, f "These are the true words of God."
Then g I fell down at his feet to worship him, h but he said to me, "You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to i the testimony of Jesus. Worship God." For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
His body was like beryl, his face like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.
After this I heard what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, "Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God.
His feet were like burnished bronze, refined in a furnace, and his voice was like the roar of many waters.
Now I watched when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, "Come!
And I heard a voice from heaven like the roar of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder. The voice I heard was like the sound of harpists playing on their harps.
Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.
Saying, "We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, for you have taken your great power and begun to reign.
The Lord reigns, let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad!
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And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
Then came one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues and spoke to me, saying, "Come, I will show you the Bride, the wife of the Lamb.
For your Maker is your husband, the Lord of hosts is his name; and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer, the God of the whole earth he is called.
Hosea 2:19 - 20
And I will betroth you to me forever. I will betroth you to me in righteousness and in justice, in steadfast love and in mercy.
Psalms 45:13 - 15
All glorious is the princess in her chamber, with robes interwoven with gold.
I clothed you also with embroidered cloth and shod you with fine leather. I wrapped you in fine linen and covered you with silk.
Let your priests be clothed with righteousness, and let your saints shout for joy.
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord ; my soul shall exult in my God, for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation; he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself like a priest with a beautiful headdress, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
When one of those who reclined at table with him heard these things, he said to him, "Blessed is everyone who will eat bread in the kingdom of God!
Let us rejoice and exult and give him the glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his Bride has made herself ready.
And he who was seated on the throne said, "Behold, I am making all things new." Also he said, "Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.
And he said to me, "These words are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants what must soon take place.
I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed them to me.
But he said to me, "You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers the prophets, and with those who keep the words of this book. Worship God.
But Peter lifted him up, saying, "Stand up; I too am a man.
Who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.
When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the witness they had borne.
Then the dragon became furious with the woman and went off to make war on the rest of her offspring, on those who keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony of Jesus. And he stood on the sand of the sea.