Modern Literal Version
[Revelation 11]




     11:1 And a reed similar to a rod was given to me and one says, Arise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who are worshiping in it. 11:2 And the courtyard outside the temple cast away outside {i.e. leave it out} and do not measure it, because it has been given to the nations and they will be trampling on the holy city forty-two months.



     11:3 And I will be giving to my two witnesses and they will be prophesying one thousand two hundred and sixty days, having been dressed in sackcloth. {Rev 11:9, 11:11, 12:6, 12:14, 13:5}11:4These are the two olive trees and the two lamp-stands, standing in the sight of the Lord of the earth. 11:5 And if anyone wishes to hurt them, fire travels out from their mouth and devours their enemies, and if anyone wishes to hurt them, it is essential for him to thus be killed. 11:6 These have the authority to lock the heaven, in order that no rainfall may rain on the days of their prophecy and they have authority over the waters to turn them into blood and to strike the earth with every kind of wound, whenever they will it.



     11:7 And whenever they completed their testimony, the beast which is ascending out of the abyss, will make* war with them and overcome them and kill them. 11:8 And the corpses of themlay in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified. 11:9 And some from among the peoples and tribes and languages and nations look upon their corpses three and a half days and they will not allow their corpses to be laid in a tomb. {Rev 11:3, 11:11, 12:6, 12:14, 13:5}11:10 And those who are dwelling upon the earth rejoice over them and will be joyous, and they will send gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who dwell upon the earth. 11:11 And after the three and a half days the spirit of life from God entered into them and they stood upon their feet, and great fear fell upon those who view them. {Rev 11:3, 11:9, 12:6, 12:14, 13:5}11:12 And they heard a loud voice out of heaven saying to them, ComeĎ up here. And they went up into heaven in the cloud, and their enemies viewed them. 11:13 And in that day there became a great earthquake and the tenth part of the city fell, and the names of seven thousand men were killed in the earthquake and the rest became fearful and gave glory to the God of heaven.




     11:14 The second Woe has gone away. Behold, the third Woe is coming shortly.




     11:15 And the seventh messenger sounded, and there became loud voices in heaven saying, The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ and he will be reigning forevermore.



     11:16 And the twenty-four elders, who sit in God's sight upon their thrones, fell upon their faces and worshiped God, 11:17 saying, We give-thanks to you, O Lord God, the Almighty, who are and who was, because you have taken your great power and reigned. 11:18 And the nations were angry and your wrath came and the time of the dead to be judged and the time to give the reward to your bondservants, the prophets, and to the holy-ones, and to those who fear your name, to the little and to the great, and to have decay for those who are corrupting the earth.




     11:19 And the temple of God which is in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant* was seen in his temple, and there became lightnings and voices and thunders and an earthquake and great hail.





Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1987, 1999, 2013 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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