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Revelation

CHAPTER 8

The seventh seal:
seven angels are given trumpets
8:1-6

1 And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.

When he opened the seventh seal,

it was silent in heaven for about a half-hour. [1]

2 And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.

3 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.

4 And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.

I saw the seven angels standing in front of God.

A trumpet was given to each of them. [2]

5 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 earthquake.

An angel took a censer, filled it with fire, and cast it to the earth.

This caused voices, thunders, lightnings, and earthquakes.

6 And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.

And the seven angels got ready to blow their trumpets.

The first trumpet:
hail, fire, and blood burn all grass and 1/3 of trees
8:7

7 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.

When the first trumpet was blown,

hail and fire mixed with blood was cast down on the earth.

This burned all of the grass and a third of the trees.

The second trumpet: 1/3 of sea becomes blood,
1/3 sea life dies, 1/3 ships destroyed
8:8-9

8 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;

When the second trumpet was blown,

a large, burning mountain was cast into the sea.

And one-third of the sea became blood.

9 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.

A third of the living things in the sea died,

And a third of the world's ships were destroyed.

The third trumpet:
a star named Wormwood falls to earth
8:10-11

10 And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters;

When the third trumpet was blown,

a great, burning star fell from heaven

on a third of the rivers and springs.

11 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.

The name of the star is Wormwood,

and a third of the waters became wormwood,

which killed many people who drank the bitter water.

The fourth trumpet:
1/3 of sun, moon, and stars are destroyed
8:12-13

12 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 likewise.

When the fourth trumpet was blown,

one-third of the sun, moon, and stars were destroyed,

another third was darkened,

and days and nights were one-third shorter.

13 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!

I saw and heard an angel flying through heaven

saying in a loud voice,

Woe, woe, woe to inhabitants of the earth,

because there are another three angels

which haven't yet blown their trumpets.