13 The congregacyon of them whych at Babylon are companyons of youre eleccyon, saluteth you, and so doth Marcus my sonne.
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21 he chaungeth the tymes and ages he putteth downe kynges, he setteth vp kynges: he geueth wysdome vnto the wyse, & vnderstandinge to those that vnderstande, 22 he openeth the depe secretes: he knoweth the thinge that lyeth in darcknesse for the lyght dwelleth with hym. 23 I thancke the, & prayse the (O thou God of my fathers) that thou hast lent me wysdome & strength, & hast shewed me the thynge, that we desyred of the, for thou hast opened the kynges matter vnto me. 24 Upon this went Daniel in vnto Arioch, whom the kynge had ordened to destroye the wyse at Babylon he went vnto him, & sayde: destroye not soche as are wyse in Babylon, but brynge me in vnto the kyng, and I shall shewe the kynge the interpretacyon. 25 Then Arioch brought Daniel into the kynge in all the haste, and sayde vnto hym: I haue founde a man amonge the presoners of Iuda, that shall shewe the kynge the interpretacyon. 26 Then answered the kynge, & sayde vnto Daniel, whose name was Balthazar. Art thou he that canst shewe me the dreame, whiche I haue sene, & the interpretacyon therof? 27 Daniel answered the kynge to his face, & sayde: As for thys secrete, for the which the kynge maketh inquisicyon: it is nether the wyse, the sorcerer, the charmer ner the deuell coniurer, that can certifye the kynge of it. 28 Only God in heauen can open secretes, and he it is, that sheweth the kynge Nabuchodonosor, what is for to come in the latter dayes. Thy dreame, & that which thou hast sene in thyne head vpon thy bed, is this: 29 O kynge thou dydest cast in thy mynde, what shulde come herafter. So he that is the opener of mysteries, telleth the, what is for to come. 30 As for me, this secrete is not shewed me, for eny wysdome that I haue, more then eny other lyuinge: but onely that I myght shewe the kynge the interpretacyon, and that he myght knowe the thoughtes of his awne herte. 31 Thou kynge sawest, and beholde: there stode before the a greate Image, whose fygure was maruelous greate, and hys visage grymme. 32 The Image heade was of fyne golde, hys brest & armes of siluer, his body and loynes were of copper, 33 his legges were of yron, hys fete were parte of yron, and parte of earth. 34 This thou sawest tyll, the tyme that, without eny handes, there was hewen of, a stone which smote the Image vpon the fete, that were both of yron and earth, and brake them to poulder: 35 then was the yron, the earth, the copper, the syluer and golde broken altogether in peces: and became lyke the chaffe of corne, that the wynde bloweth awaye from the somer floores, that they can no more be founde. But the stone that smote the ymage, became a greate mountayne, which fulfylleth the whole earth: 36 This is the dreame. And nowe wyll we shewe before the kyng, what it meaneth. 37 O kynge, thou art a kynge of kynges: For the God of heauen hath geuen the a kyngdome, ryches, strength and maiesty: 38 & hath delyuered the all thynges, that are amonge the children of men: the beastes of the felde, & the foules vnder the heauen, and geuen the dominion ouer them all. Thou art that golden head.
10 The begynning of his kyngdome was Babel and Erech and Accad, and Calne, in the londe of Sinhar.
1 Nabuchodonosor the kynge caused a golden Image to be made, whych was .lx. cubytes hye, and syxe cubytes thycke. This he made to be set vp in the felde of Dura in the land of Babylo
13 These are the wordes that the Lorde spake to the prophete Ieremy concerning the comming of Nabuchodonosor the kinge of Babilon, which was sent to destroye the lande of Egipt. 14 Preach out thorowe the lande of Egipt: & cause it to be proclamed at Migdol, Noph and Taphnis, and saye: Stande styll, make the ready, for the swearde shall consume the rounde aboute. 15 Howe happeneth, it that thy mightye worthies are fallen? why stode they not fast? Euen because the Lord thrust them downe. 16 The slaughter was greate, for one fell euer still vpon another. One cryed vpon another. Up, let vs go agayne to oure awne people, and to oure awne naturall contrey from the cruell swearde. 17 They dyd crye euen there, O Pharao kyng of Egipt thou trobulous king: the tyme wil bring sedityon. 18 As truly as I lyue, sayth the king, whose name is the Lorde of hostes, it shall come as the mount of Thabor, and as Libanus yf it stode in the see. 19 O thou daughter of Egipte make ready thy geer to flyt. For Noph shalbe voyde and desolate, so that no man shall dwell therin. 20 The lande of Egipt is lyke a goodly fayre calfe: but destruccyon shall come out of the north I saye it commeth. 21 Her waged soudyers that ben with her, are like fat calues. They also shall fle awaye together, and not abyde: for the daye of theyr slaughter, and the tyme of their visytation shall come vpon them. 22 The crye of them shall make a noyse, as the blast of a trompete. For they shall enter in with their hostes, and come with axes, as it were hewers downe of wodde. 23 And they shall cut downe her wodde, sayth the Lorde. They shalbe innumerable: for they shalbe mo in nomber then the greshoppers, so that no man shalbe able to tell them. 24 The daughter of Egipte is confounded, and deliuered into the handes of the people of the north. 25 Thus sayth the Lorde of hostes the God of Israel. Beholde, I wyll viset that restles people of Alexandria, Pharao and Egypte: yee, bothe theyr goddes and theyr kynges: euen Pharao, and all them that putt theyr trust in hym. 26 Yee, I wyll delyuer them into the handes of those, that seke after theyr lyues. Namely into the power of Nabuchodonosor the kyng of Babilon, and into the power of hys seruauntes. And after all these thynges it shalbe inhabyted as afore tyme, sayth the Lorde.
28 Therfore thus saith the Lorde: beholde, I shall delyuer thys citye into the power of the Chaldees, and into the power of Nabuchodonosor the kynge of Babylon, they shall take it in.
8 O daughter of Babylon, wasted with miserye: yee, happye shall he be, that rewardeth the, as thou hast serued vs.
7 And the kynge of Egipt came nomore out of his lande: for the kynge of Babylon had taken from the ryuer of Egipt vnto the ryuer of Euphrates, all that pertayned to the kynge of Egipte.
1 And after that, I sawe another Angell come from heauen, hauyng gret power, and the erthe was lyghtened wyth hys bryghtnes. 2 And he cryed myghtely with a stronge voyce, sayinge: Great Babylon is fallen, is fallen, and is become the inhabitacion of deuyls, and the holde of all fowle spretes, and a cage of all vncleane and hatefull byrdes, 3 for all nacyons haue dronken of the wyne of the wrath of her fornicacion. And the kynges of the earth haue commytted fornicacion wyth her, and the merchauntes of the erth are wexed ryche of the aboundaunce of her pleasures. 4 And I herde another voyce from heauen saye, come awaye from her my people, that ye be not partakers of her synnes, and that ye receaue not of her plages. 5 For her synnes are gone vp to heauen, & God hath remembred her wickednes. 6 Rewarde her euen as she rewarded you, & geue her double accordyng to her workes. And powre in double to her in, the same cuppe which she filled vnto you. 7 And as moche as she glorifyed her selfe and liued wantanly, so moch powre ye in for her of punysshement and sorowe, for she sayde in her selfe: I syt beynge a quene, & am no wyddowe, and shall se no sorowe. 8 Therfore shal her plages come in one daye, deeth, & sorowe, and honger, & she shalbe brent with fyre: for stronge is the Lorde God which shal iudge her. 9 And the kynges of the erth shall bewepe her and wayle ouer her, which haue commytted fornicacion with her, & haue lyued wantanly with her, when they shall se the smoke of her burnyng, 10 & shall stande a farre of, for feare of her punishement, sayinge. Alas, Alas, that gret cytie Babylon, the myghtye citie: for at one hour is thy iudgement come. 11 And the marchauntes of the erth shal wepe and wayle in them selues, for no man wyll bye theyr ware eny more, 12 the ware of gold and siluer, & precious stones, nether of pearle, and raynes, and purple, and skarlet, and all thynne wodde, and all maner vessels of yuery, & all maner vessels of most precious wodde, & of brasse & yron, 13 & synamom, and odours, & oyntmentes, and franckinsence, & wyne, and oyle, and fyne floure, and wheate, beastes, and shepe, and horsses, and charetes, and bodyes, and soules of men. 14 And the apples that thy soule lusted after, are departed from the. And all thinges which were deyntie, and had in price, are departed from the, & thou shalt fynde them nomore. 15 The marchauntes of these thynges whyche were wexed ryche, shall stande a farre of from hir, for feare of the punyshement of her, wepynge and waylynge, 16 & saying: Alas, Alas, that gret cytie, that was clothed in raynes and purple, and scarlet, and decked with golde, and precious stones, & pearles: 17 for at one houre so great ryches is come to nought. And euery shyppe gouerner, and all they that occupied shyppes, and shypmen which worke in the see, stode a farre of, 18 and cryed, when they sawe the smoke of her burnyng, saying: what cytie is lyke vnto this gret citie? 19 And they cast dust on theyr heddes, and cryed wepyng, & waylyng, & sayde: Alas, Alas, that great cytie, wherin were made riche all that had shippes in the see, by the reason of her costlynes, for at one houre is she made desolate. 20 Reioyce ouer her thou heauen, and ye holy Apostles and Prophetes: for God hath geuen your iudgement on her. 21 And a mighty angell toke vp a stone lyke a gret milstone and cast it into the see, saying: with such vyolence shall that gret citie Babylon be cast, & shalbe founde no more. 22 And the voyce of harpers, and musycions, & of pypers, and trompetters shalbe herde no more in the: and no craftes man, of whatsoeuer craft he be, shalbe founde eny more in the. And the sounde of a myll shalbe herde no more in the, 23 and the voyce of the brydegrom and of the bryde, shalbe herd no more in the, for thy marchauntes were the gret men of the erth. And wt thyne inchauntment were deceaued al nacions: 24 & in her was founde the bloude of the Prophetes, & of the saynctes, & of all that were slayne vpon the erth.
19 And the great cytye was deuyded into thre partes, and the cyties of all nacyons fell. And greate Babylon came in remembraunce before God, to geue vnto hyr the cup of the wyne of the fearcenes of his wrathe.
1 And ther came one of the seuen Angels, whyche had the seuen vyalles: and talked wyth me, sayenge vnto me: come, I wyll shewe vnto the, the iudgement of the great whore that sytteth vpon many waters, 2 wyth whome haue commytted fornicacion the kynges of the erthe, and the inhabyters of the erth are droncken wyth the wyne of hir fornicacion. 3 And the sprete caryed me awaye in to the wyldernes. And I sawe a woman syt vpon a rose colored beast, full of names of blasphemye, whyche had seuen heades and ten hornes. 4 And the woman was arayed in purple and rose coloure, and decked wyth golde, precious stone, and pearles, and had a cup of golde in her hande, full of abhominacions and fylthynes of her fornicacion. 5 And in her forheade was a name written, a mystery, gret Babylon the mother of whordom and abominacions of the erth. 6 And I sawe the wyfe droncken wyth the bloude of saynctes, and with the bloude of the wytnesses of Iesu. And when I sawe her: I wondred with great meruayle. 7 And the Angell sayde vnto me: wherfore maruaylest thou? I wyll shewe the the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that beryth her, which hath seuen heades and ten hornes. 8 The beast that thon seest, was, and is not, and shall ascende out of the bottomlesse pyt, and shall go into perdicion, & they that dwel on the erth shall wondre (whose names are not written in the boke of lyfe from the begynnynge of the worlde) when they behold the beast that was and is not. 9 And here is a mynde that hath wysdome. The seuen heades are seuen mountaynes, on which the woman sytteth, 10 they are also seuen kynges. Fyue are fallen, and one is, and another is not yet come. And when he commeth, he must continew a shorte space. 11 And the beast that was, & is not, is euen the eyght and is one of the seuen, and shall go into destruccion. 12 And the ten hornes which thou sawest are ten kynges which haue receaued no kingdom as yet, but shall receaue power as kynges at one houre wyth the beast. 13 These haue one mynde, and shall geue their power and strength vnto the beast. 14 These shall fyght with the lambe, & the lambe shall ouercome them. For he is Lorde of lordes, and kynge of kynges, and they that are on his side, are called, and chosen, and faythfull. 15 And he sayde vnto me: the waters whych thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are people, and folke, & nacions, and tonges. 16 And the ten hornes, which thou sawest vpon the beast, are they that shall hate the whore, & shall make her desolate and naked, & shall eate her flesshe, & burne her wyth fyre. 17 For God hath put in theyr hertes to fulfyll his wyll, & to do wyth one consent, for to geue their kyngdome vnto the beast, vntyll the wordes of God be fulfylled. 18 And the woman which thou sawest, is the great cytye, whiche raygneth ouer the kynges of the erth.
1 The wordes that the Lorde spake vnto the prophete Ieremy, concernynge Babilon, and the lande of the Chaldees: 2 Preache amonge the Gentyles, let your voyce he hearde, make a token, crye out, kepe no silence, but saye: Babilon is wonne. Bel is confounded, and Merodach is ouercome. Yee, their goddes be brought to shame: and their ymages burst in peces. 3 For out of the north there doth come a people agaynst her: which make her lande so waste, that no body dwell therin, nether man nor beast: for they flye and departe from thence. 4 In those dayes and at that tyme, sayth the Lord: the chyldren of Israel shall come, they and the chyldren of Iuda, wepinge and making haste, and shall seke the Lorde their God. 5 They shall aske the waye to Sion, thyther shall they turne their faces, sayinge: Come and we wyll cleaue to the Lorde, in a couenaunt that neuer shalbe broken. 6 My people hathe bene a loste flocke, my shepherdes haue disceaued them, and haue made them go astraye vpon the hylles They haue gone frome the mountayne to the lytle hyll, and forgotten their folde. 7 All they that came vpon them, haue deuoured them: and theyr enemyes sayde: We haue made no faute agaynst them: for they haue displeased the Lorde: yee, euen the Lorde, which is the bewtye of theyr ryghteousnesse & that defended their fathers. 8 Yet shall ye flie from Babilon, and departe out of the lande of the Chaldees, and be ye as the rammes that goo before the flocke. 9 For loo, I wyll wake vp an hooste of people from the northren lande, and bringe them vpon Babylon: these shall laye sege to it, and wynne it. Theyr arowes shall not mysse, lyke as a connynge archer shuteth not wronge. 10 And the Chaldees shalbe spoyled, and all they that spoyle them, shalbe satisfied, sayth the Lorde, 11 although ye were so chearfull and gladd, to treade downe myne heritage, and fulfylled youre pleasures, as the calues in the grasse, and triumphed ouer them lyke the bulles, when ye had gotten the victory. 12 Youre mothers shalbe sore confounded, and they that bare you, shall come to shame. She shalbe the least sett by amonge the nacions, voyde, wasted and dryed vp. 13 No man shalbe able to dwell there, for the feare of the Lorde, but she shalbe whole desolate. All they that go by Babylon, shall stande styll, and be abashed, and shall wondre at all her plages. 14 Go forth in your araye against Babilon rounde about, all ye that can handle bowes: shute at her, spare no arowes: for she hathe synned agaynst the Lorde. 15 Crye out: vpon her, vpon her, agaynst her rounde about: she shall yelde her selfe, her foundations shall fall and her walles shall come downe: for it shalbe the vengeaunce of the Lorde. Yee, vengeaunce shalbe taken of her, and as she hath done, so deale ye with her. 16 Rote out the sower from Babilon, and him that handleth the syckle in haruest. For feare of the swearde of the enemye, euery man shall gett him to hys awne people: and euery man shall flee to his awne lande. 17 Israel is a scatred flocke, the lyons haue dispersed them. Fyrst the king of the Assirians deuoured them, last of all this Nabuchodonosor king of Babilon hath brosed all their bones. 18 Therfore, thus saith the Lorde of hostes the God of Israel: Beholde, I will viset the kyng of Babylon and his kingdome as I haue visited the kyng of the Assirians, 19 and wyll brynge Israel agayne to his pleasaunt pasture, that he maye fede vpon Charmel and Basan, and be satisfyed vpon the mount of Ephraim and Galaad. 20 In those dayes and at the same tyme, sayth the Lord, yf the offence of Israel be sought for, there shall none be founde. Yf men enquere for the synne of Iuda, there shalbe none: for I wyll be mercyfull vnto them, whom I suffre to remayne ouer. 21 Go downe, O thou auenger, into the enemyes lande, and viset them that dwell therin: downe with them, and smyte them vpon the backes, sayth the Lorde: do according to all that I haue commaunded the. 22 There is gone aboute the lande a crye of a slaughter and great murther, namely on this maner. 23 How happeneth it, that the hammer of the whole worlde is thus broken and brosed in sonder? Howe chaunceth it, that Babilon is become a wildernesse amonge the Heythen on thys maner? 24 I my selfe haue layed wayte for the, and thou art taken vnawares: art thou trapped and snared: for why? thou hast prouoked the Lorde vnto anger. 25 The Lorde hath opened his house of ordinaunce, & brought forth the weapens of hys wrath. For the thynge that is done in the lande of the Chaldees, it is the Lorde of hostes worcke. 26 Come agaynste her, for this is her ende: breake vp her chestes: threshe her as ye thresh corne: destroye her, that nothing shalbe left. 27 Slaye all their myghtye souldyers, and put them to death. Woo be vnto them, for the daye and tyme of their visitatyon is at hande. 28 Me thynke I heare allready a crye, of them that be fled and escaped out of the lande of Babilon, which shewe in Sion the vengeaunce of the Lorde our God, the vengeaunce of his temple: yee, a voyce of them, that crye agaynste Babylon. 29 Call vp all the archers agaynst Babilon, pitche your tentes rounde about her, that none escape. Recompence her, as she hath deserued: and accordynge as she hath done, so deale with her agayne, for she hath set vp her selfe agaynst the Lorde, agaynst the holye one of Israel. 30 Therfore shall her yonge men fall downe in the stretes, and all her men of warre shalbe roted out in that daye, sayth the Lorde. 31 Beholde, I speake vnto the, O thou proude, sayth the Lorde God of hostes: for thy daye shall come, euen the tyme of thy visitation. 32 And the proude shall stomble and fall and no man shall helpe him vp. I wyll burne vp his cityes with fyer, and it shall consume all that is rounde about him. 33 Thus sayth the Lorde of hoostes: The children of Israel and Iuda suffer violence together. All they that haue them in captiuitie, kept them fast, and wyl not let them go, 34 but their auenger and redemer is mightye, whose name is the Lorde of hoostes: he shall mainteyne their cause, he shall make the lande shake, and iudge them that dwell therin, one with another. 35 The swearde shall come vpon the Chaldees, sayth the Lorde, vpon them that dwell in Babilon, vpon their princes, and vpon their wyse men. 36 The swearde vpon their sothsayers, as for those, they shall become fooles. The swearde vpon their worthies, so that they shall stande in feare. 37 The swearde vpon their horsmen and charettes, and vpon all the comon people that dwell vnder them: so that they shall all become lyke women. The swearde vpon their treasure, so that it shalbe stollen awaye. 38 A drougth vpon their waters, so that they shalbe dried vp. For the lande worshippeth ymages, and delyteth in straunge wondrefull thinges. 39 Therfore shall wylde beastes, lamia & catte of mountaynes, and estryches dwell therin, for there shall neuer man dwell there, nether shall eny man haue his habitation there for euermore. 40 Like as God destroyed Sodom and Gomorre, with the cityes that laye ther aboute, sayth the Lorde. So shall no man dwell there also, nether shall eny man haue there his habitatyon. 41 Beholde, there shall come a people from the north with a greate bonde of men, and many kynges shall stande vp from the endes of the earthe. 42 They beare bowes and bucklers, cruell are they and vnmercyfull. Their voyce roareth like the raging see, they ryde vpon horsses, and come weapened to fyght agaynst the, O Babylon. 43 Assoone as the king of Babilon heareth tell of them, his handes shall waxe feable. Sorowe and heuynes shall come vpon him, as a woman trauelynge with chylde. 44 Beholde, lyke as the lyon commeth vp from the pleasaunt medowes of Iordane vnto the grene pastures of Ethan, so wyll I dryue them forth, and make them runne agaynst her. But whom shall I chose out: & ordeyne to soch a thynge? For who is lyke me, or who will stryue wt me? or what shepherd maye stande agaynst me? 45 Therfore, heare the councell that the Lord hath geuen vpon Babilon, and the deuyce that he hath taken vpon the land of the Chaldees: The least among the people shall teare them in peces, and loke what pleasaunt thing they haue: they shall laye it waste. 46 The noyse at the wynnynge of Babylon shall moue the earth, and the crye shalbe heard amonge the Gentiles.
58 Moreouer, thus sayeth the Lorde of Hostes. The thycke wall of Babylon shalbe broken, and her hye gates shalbe brent vp. And the thynge that the Gentyles and the people haue wrought with greate trauayle and labour, shall come to naught and be consumed in the fyre.