And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the
space of half an hour.
And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven
And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there
was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints
upon the golden altar which was before the throne.
And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended
up before God out of the angel’s hand.
And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it
into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an
And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to
The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and
they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green
grass was burnt up.
And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was
cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood;
And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and
the third part of the ships were destroyed.
And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it
were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of
And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters
became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the
third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them
was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night
And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a
loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices
of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to sound!