At the sounding of the fifth angel, a star falleth from heaven, to whom is given the key of the bottomless pit.
Revelation 9:1 And the fyfte Angel blewe, and I sawe a starre fall from heauen vnto the earth, And to hym was geuen the keye of the bottomlesse pyt.
He openeth the pit, and there come forth locusts like scorpions.
Revelation 9:2 And he opened the bottomlesse pyt, and there arose the smoke of a great fornace. And the sunne, and the ayer were darkened by the reason of the smoke of the pytt. Revelation 9:3 And there came out of the smoke locustes vpon the earth, and vnto them was geuen power as the Scorpions of the earth haue power. Revelation 9:4 And it was commaunded them, that they should not hurt the grasse of the earth, neyther any grene thinge, neither any tree, but onely those men which haue not the seale in their foreheades, Revelation 9:5 and to them was commaunded that they should not kyll them, but that they should be vexed fyue monethes, and theyr payne was as the payne that commeth of a scorpion, when he hath stonge a man. Revelation 9:6 And in those dayes shal men seke death, and shal not finde it, and shall desyre to dye, and death shal flye from them. Revelation 9:7 And the similitude of the locustes was lyke vnto horsses prepared vnto battayl, and on theyr heades were as it were crounes, lyke vnto gold and their faces were as it had bene the faces of men. Revelation 9:8 And they had heere as the heere of women. And theyr teeth were as the teeth of Lyons. Revelation 9:9 And they had habbergions, as it were habbergyons of Iron. And the sounde of theyr wynges, was as the sounde of charettes, when many horsses runne together to battayle. Revelation 9:10 And they had tayles lyke vnto Scorpyons, and there were stynges in theyr tayles. And their power was to hurte men fyue monethes. Revelation 9:11 And they had a kynge ouer them, whych is the angel of the bottomlesse pyt, whose name in the Hebrue tonge, is Abodon, but in the Greke tonge, Appollion.
The first woe past.
Revelation 9:12 One wo is paste, and behold two woes come after thys.
The sixth trumpet soundeth.
Revelation 9:13 And the syxte angel blewe, and I hearde a voyce from the .iiij. corners of the golden aultare, which is before God,
Four angels are let loose, that were bound.
Revelation 9:14 sayinge to the syxte angel, which had the trompe, louse the .iiij. angelles, whyche are bounde in the great riuer Euphrates. Revelation 9:15 And the .iiij. angels were loused, whyche were prepared for an houre, for a daye, for a moneth, and for an yere, for to slea the thyrd parte of men. Revelation 9:16 And the number of horsmen of warre, were twenty tymes ten thousand. And I heard the numbre of them. Revelation 9:17 And thus I sawe the horsses in a vision, and them that sate on them hauynge fyry habbergions of a Iacinct colour, and brimstone, and the heades of the horsses were as the heades of Lyons. And out of their mouthes wente forth fyre and smoke, and brymstone. Revelation 9:18 And of these .iij. was the thirde parte of men kylled, that is to say, of fyre, smoke, and brymstone, whych proceded out of the mouthes of them. Revelation 9:19 For theyr power was in their mouthes and in theyr tayles, for theyr tayles were lyke vnto serpentes, and had heades, and wyth them they dyd hurt. Revelation 9:20 And the remnaunt of the men which were not kylled by these plages, repented not of the dedes of their handes, that they should not worship deuyls, and Images of gold, and syluer, and brasse, and stone, and of wood, whych neyther can se, neyther heare, neyther go. Revelation 9:21 Also they repented not of theyr murther, and of theyr sorcery, neyther of their fornicacion, neither of their thefte.