And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals,
And I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts
Come and see.
And I saw, and behold a white horse:
And he that sat on him had a bow;
And a crown was given unto
And he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
And there went out another horse that was red:
And power was given unto him
that sat thereon
To take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another:
And there was given unto him a great
And I beheld, and lo a black horse;
And he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
And I looked, and behold a
And his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.
And power was given unto them over the fourth part
of the earth,
To kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
And I saw under the altar the
souls of them that were slain for the word of God,
And for the testimony which they held:
And they cried with a loud voice,
How long, O Lord, holy and true,
Dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
robes were given unto every one of them;
And it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season,
fellowservants also and their brethren,
That should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.
And, lo, there was a great
And the sun became black as sackcloth of hair,
And the moon became as blood;
And the heaven departed as a scroll when
it is rolled together;
And every mountain and island were moved out of their places.
And the kings of the earth, and the great men,
and the rich men,
And the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man,
Hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the
And said to the mountains and rocks,
Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne,
the wrath of the Lamb:
For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?