1 And I saw another mighty angel coming down from Heaven, clothed with a cloud.
And a rainbow was on his head, his face was like the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire.
2 And he had a little book open in his hand. And he set his right foot on the sea and his
left foot on the land,
3 and cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roars. When he cried out, seven thunders
uttered their voices.
4 Now when the seven thunders uttered their voices, I was about to write; but I heard a
voice from Heaven saying to me, Seal up the things which the seven thunders uttered,
and do not write them.
5 And the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land raised up his hand to
6 and swore by Him who lives forever and ever, who created the heavens and the things that are in it, the earth and the things that are in it, and the sea and the things that are in it, that there should be no more time;
7 but in the days of the sounding of the seventh angel, whenever he is about to sound,
the mystery of God would be finished, as He declared to His servants the prophets.
8 And the voice which I heard from Heaven spoke to me again and said, Go, take the
little book which is open in the hand of the angel who stands on the sea and on the earth.
9 So I went to the angel and said to him, Give me the little book. And he said to me,
Take and eat it; and it will make your stomach bitter, but it will be as sweet as honey in
10 And I took the little book out of the angel's hand and ate it, and it was as sweet as honey in my mouth. But when I had eaten it, my stomach was made bitter.
11 And he said to me, You must prophesy again before many peoples, nations, tongues,