|Title:||The two witnesses: their prophecy, slaughter, resurection and ascention: or, An exposition of the eleventh chapter of the Revelation wherein is plainly proved that the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, are the witnesses there spoken of, who have prophesied in sackcloth one thousand two hundred and sixty years compleat; that they are already slain, revived, and ascended. That the tenth part of the city is fallen by our late earthquake, wherein seven thousand names of men were slain. The second wo is past. This is the first part of the chapter, the second part follows. By Tho. Tillam, a weak labourer in the Lords Harvest.|
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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The two witnesses: their prophecy, slaughter, resurection and ascention: or, An exposition of the eleventh chapter of the Revelation wherein is plainly proved that the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, are the witnesses there spoken of, who have prophesied in sackcloth one thousand two hundred and sixty years compleat; that they are already slain, revived, and ascended. That the tenth part of the city is fallen by our late earthquake, wherein seven thousand names of men were slain. The second wo is past. This is the first part of the chapter, the second part follows. By Tho. Tillam, a weak labourer in the Lords Harvest.
[London]: Printed by R.W. for Giles Calvert, and are to be sold at the [b]lack spread Eagle at the west end of Pauls, 1651.
|Alternate titles:||Two witnesses: their prophecy, slaughter, resurection and ascention Exposition of the eleventh chapter of the Revelation Seventh angel sounding|
Title page is on verso of first leaf.
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A poem, titled "The seventh angel sounding" follows title page.
Title page torn, affecting imprint.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Bible. -- N.T. -- Revelation XI -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800.
TO My Honoured Col. George Twissleton, Esq Governor of Denbigh.
An Exposition of the ele∣venth Chapter of the Revelation.
The eleventh Chapter of the Revelation.
The first Verse. And there was given me a Reed like unto a Rod; and the Angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the Temple of God, and the Altar, and them that worship therein.
The second Verse. But the Court which is without the Temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles, and the holy City shall they tread under foot forty and two months.
The third Verse. And I will give power unto my two Witnesses, and they shall Prophesie one thousand two hundred and threescore dayes clothed in Sackcloth.
The fourth Verse. These are the two Olive-trees, and the two Candlesticks standing before the God of the earth.
The fifth Verse.
The sixth Verse.
The seventh Verse. And when they shall he about (for so the word is to be translated) to finish their testimony, the Beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless Pit, shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.
The eighth Verse. And their dead bodies shall lie in the streets of the great City, which spiritually is called Sodome and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.
The ninth Verse. And they of the people and kindreds, and tongues, and nations, shall see their dead bodies three dayes and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves.
The tenth Verse. And they that dwell upon the earth shall re∣joyce over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another, because these two Prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.
The eleventh Vers. And after three dayes and a half the Spirit of life from God entred into them, and they stood upon their feet, and great fear fell up∣on them that saw them.
The twelfth Verse. And they heard a great voyce from Heaven, saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud, and their enemies beheld them.
The thirteenth Verse.
The fourteenth Verse. The second wo is past, and behold the third wo cometh quickly.
The Fifteenth Verse. And the seventh Angel sounded, and there were great voyces in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the king∣doms of our Lord, and of his Christ, and he shall reign for ever and ever.
1. The Saints Deceased Royal Jesus brings,
2. The Rest Released, mount on Angels wings.
3. To Israel mourning sounds a glorious call;
4. To Babel burning an eternal fall.
5. The world combined, hath a fatal blow.
6. Satan confined to his den below.
7. The whole Creation finds a full Release.
8. And every Nation flourishes with Peace.
9. The Mount asunder cleaves t' enlarge the Plain.
(That Vale of Wonder where the Lord must Reign)
10. The glorious City from Gods Throne doth glide.
11. The Nuptial ditty Ʋshers in the Bride.
12. Thus Saints regaining an immortal state,
13. In glory reigning while the Sun bears date.
14. The Nations bending, Virgins voyces raise.
15. (All Duties ending) with Joy, Love, and Praise.
The eighteenth Verse. And the Nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the Pro∣phets, and to the Saints, and them that fear thy Name smal and great, and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.
The ninteenth Verse. And the Temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his Temple the Ark of his Testament;—