CHAPTER FOURTEEN
14:1I saw, and behold, the Lamb standing on Mount Tziyon, and with him a number, one hundred forty-four thousand, having his name, and the name of his Father, written on their foreheads.
Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?
The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the LORD and against his Anointed One.

"Let us break their chains," they say, "and throw off their fetters."
The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.
Then he rebukes them in his anger and terrifies them in his wrath, saying,

"I have installed my King on Tziyon, my holy hill."
I will proclaim the decree of the LORD: He said to me, "You are my Son ; today I have begotten you. Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession. You will rule them with an iron scepter ; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
Psalm 2:1-9

14:2I heard a sound from heaven, like the sound of many waters, and like the sound of a great thunder. The sound which I heard was like that of harpists playing on their harps. 14:3They sing a new song before the throne, and before the four living creatures and the Zakenim. No one could learn the song except the one hundred forty-four thousand, those who had been redeemed out of the eretz.14:4These are those who were not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These were redeemed by Yeshua from among men, the first fruits to God and to the Lamb. 14:5In their mouth was found no lie, for they are blameless.

14:6I saw an angel flying in mid heaven, having an eternal Good News to proclaim to those who dwell on the eretz, and to every nation, tribe, language, and people. 14:7He said with a loud voice, "Fear the Lord, and give him glory; for the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heaven, the eretz, the sea, and the springs of waters!"

14:8Another, a second angel, followed, saying, "Bavel the great has fallen, which has made all the nations to drink of the wine of the wrath of her sexual immorality."

14:9Another angel, a third, followed them, saying with a great voice, "If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead, or on his hand, 14:10he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is prepared unmixed in the cup of his anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb. 14:11The smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever. They have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name. 14:12Here is the patience of the holy ones, those who keep the mitzvot of God, and the faith of Yeshua."

14:13I heard the voice from heaven saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.'"

"Yes," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors; for their works follow with them."

14:14I looked, and behold, a white cloud; and on the cloud one sitting like a son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.

And he took me and led me where the sun goes forth; and he showed me a chariot and four, under which burnt a fire, and in the chariot was sitting a man, wearing a crown of fire, (and) the chariot (was) drawn by forty angels.
3 Baruch 6:1-3, Greek Apocalypse
14:15Another angel came out from the temple, crying with a loud voice to him who sat on the cloud, "Send forth your sickle, and reap; for the hour to reap has come; for the harvest of the eretz is ripe!" 14:16He who sat on the cloud thrust his sickle on the eretz, and the eretz was reaped.

14:17Another angel came out from the temple which is in heaven. He also had a sharp sickle. 14:18Another angel came out from the altar, he who has power over fire, and he called with a great voice to him who had the sharp sickle, saying, "Send forth your sharp sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine of the eretz, for the eretz's grapes are fully ripe!" 14:19The angel thrust his sickle into the eretz, and gathered the vintage of the eretz, and threw it into the great winepress of the wrath of God. 14:20The winepress was trodden outside of the city, and blood came out from the winepress, even to the bridles of the horses, as far as one thousand six hundred stadia.


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