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In the Year of our LORD Jesus Christ
2017
-- As of January 20, 2017
A Sigh Of Relief With The Inauguration Of Donald John Trump as President of the United States of America, And Hope For A Prosperous Future For All United States Citizens (we who are a nation called "the melting pot of the world"). We shall be great and exceptionally great again.


Peace and Liberty. Semper Fidelis.









Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Every United States Citizen Should Have This Text Submitted To Their State Representatives Ahead Of The 2016 Primaries and / or Elections

Proposal of a Bill for State Legislature


Be it known that the Constitution of the United States declares in
Article. II.
 Section. 1.
The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America. He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years, and, together with the Vice President, chosen for the same Term, be elected, as follows
Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress****
and that since
No Person except a natural born Citizen *** shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States

henceforth, in order to subscribe to the meaning and intent of the Constitution for the Office of President, that he be at birth 100% subject to the jurisdiction of the United States alone at birth, that from this day henceforth, all Electors of the State of   ________   are henceforth forbidden to subscribe, support, or in any way affirm any candidate (regardless of Party or political affirmation or the lack thereof) who at birth was not:  born to two United States Citizen parents  at the time of birth and born on soil that is exclusively the jurisdiction of the United States of America.  

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Revelation Chapters 16 and 17 in the AWPR and KJV Versions (Repost for Alex Jones @ Infowars and World-wide To Read And Study)

The following Alternate Word Pictures With Reiterations Translation is my personal work-product.  It is done to help those who want the rich fullness of the Koine Greek Text that the New Testament was in to transcend also into the English language for the English reader.  -  Brianroy 



King James Version in Aqua Blue

Alternate Word Pictures with reiterations in Yellow

Commentary in Green

Explanatory Definitions May Also Appear In Fuchsia 





Revelation 16


 1And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.      (KJV)

          (1)   And I attentively heard a great-large voice out of the Temple,
                  speaking / saying to the 7 Angels,
                        'Go - depart 
                        (secretly, in stealth, and out of sight);
                         and pour out / spill forth the 
                        (wide-mouthed) pans - basins - bowls - vials
                         of the outburst of anger - wrath - indignation - 
                         fury  and violence of
                         the mind of GOD onto the Earth.'    
                       (AWPR)



 2And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.     (KJV)

          (2)   And went away - departed the First of all,
                 and poured out - spilled forth 
                 the (wide-mouthed) pan - basin - bowl - vial
                 of him upon / onto the Earth.

                 And it came into being - became as a bad - hurtful - harmful
                 ulcerous sore and painfully malignant - evil
                 into men 
                 [an externally based extremely painful malignant
                  cancer which eats it way into men] ;
     
                  those having - possessing the stamped or 
                  engraved mark of the       Therion,

                  [the mark of the Beast or Therion being the
                    origin - starting point - source  of the
                   evil malignancy]

                  and those adoringly - respecting - kissingly paying
                  homage/praise - falling  or bowing down - worshiping 
                   the Image 
                 (that earthly likeness / copy
                  as drawn or impressed from the original).  
                 (AWPR)


                 
 3And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.      (KJV)

          (3)   And the Second Angel poured/spilled out 
                  the (wide-mouthed)  pan - basin - bowl - vial 
                  of him into the (enclosed) Sea,
                  and it came into being - became blood as of the dead:*
                  and every living - breathing soul in the (enclosed) Sea
                  died off.    
                 (AWPR)

               

 4And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.      (KJV)

          (4)   And the Third Angel poured/spilled out
                  the (wide-mouthed) pan - basin - bowl - vial into the
                  flowing drinkable waters - the rivers (and streams)                
                  and into the fountains - wells (sources of the flowing waters);
                  and it came into being - became blood.    
                 (AWPR)


 5And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus.      (KJV)

          (5)   And I heard attentively
                  the Angel of the Flowing Waters utter definite words,
                  speaking / saying,
                        'Righteous - just - and true are You, LORD;
                         the Being / who is and who was and
                         who is coming,
                         because these You separated and judged /
                         removing the good from the evil /
                         sat and passed judgment over,    
                        (AWPR)                    


 6For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.      (KJV)

          (6)    Because the blood of the 
                    set apart - holy - separated - sanctified - saints
                   and the prophets they spilled/poured out,
                   and blood to them you gave over - bestowed upon
                   them to drink,
                   for they are 
                   found heavy upon the scales / are deserving / are worthy.'
                   (AWPR)



 7And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.     (KJV)

          (7)   And I heard attentively 
                  another (Angel) of the same kind
                  out of the Sacrificial Altar,
                  saying / speaking,
                        'Certainly Yes, LORD,
                         the GOD, 
                        the Almighty - omnipotent - all powerful - ruler over all,
                         true - upright - sincere and cannot lie
                         and righteous - just - true (are) the Krises / Crises -
                         the lawful judgments and rendering of verdicts of You.'
                         (AWPR)                       



 8And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.      (KJV)

          (8)   And the Fourth Angel poured/spilled out
                  the (wide-mouthed) pan - basin - bowl - vial of him
                  onto / upon the sun,
                  and it was given over - bestowed upon it
                  to scorchingly burn the men in fire.     (AWPR)



 9And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory.      (KJV)

          (9)    And were scorchingly burned the men 
                   (with) great burning heat,
                   and blasphemed - hurtfully slandered - used 
                   smiting words against
                   the Name of GOD,
                   the (One) having - holding - possessing the
                   power - authority to do or not do
                   upon / over    
                   this one / these  strokes - blows - plagues / calamities;
                   and certainly not repented / changed their mind - thinking - 
                   comprehension
                   to give over / bestow upon Him
                   glory / thoughtful recognition and 
                   praise duly rendered.   
                   (AWPR)


 10And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,     (KJV)

          (10)  And the Fifth Angel spilled / poured out
                   the (wide-mouthed)  pan - basin - bowl - vial of  him
                   upon / onto the Throne / seat of dominion 
                   of the Therion;
                   and came into being - became  the kingdom of it
                   darkened / filled with darkness;
                   and the squeezed and chewed / gnawed and squeezed
                   the tongues of them out from the
                   pain - travail - toil 
                  (which labor required all their strength) [to endure].
                   (AWPR) 



 11And blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and repented not of their deeds.      (KJV)

          (11)   And they blasphemed - hurtfully slandered - used
                    smiting words against
                    the GOD of Heaven  out from the
                    pain - travail - toil    
                    (which labor required all their strength) [to endure],
                    and out from their ulcerous sores;
                    and they certainly not repented of their
                    works - performances - deeds - acts.       (AWPR)



 12And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.      (KJV)

          (12)   And the Sixth Angel spilled/poured out
                    the (wide-mouthed) pan - basin - bowl - vial of him
                    upon / onto the overflowing river, the great, the Euphrates;
                    and was made dry - dried up the flowing water of it,
                    in order that might be prepared / made ready
                    the wide way - path - highway of the kings,
                    the (ones) from (the) rising sun.      (AWPR)



 13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.      (KJV)

          (13)   And behold, look and see, I saw
                    from out of the mouth - opening of the dragon - serpent,
                    and from out of the mouth of the Therion,
                    and from out of the mouth of the false prophet,
                    3 spiritually unclean and polluted spirits,
                    one and the same as frogs.      (AWPR)


 14For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.     (KJV)

          (14)   For they are spirits of demons
                    producing - causing to externally manifest and 
                    bring about miraculous signs
                    and wonders / notable miracles of significance
                    which go out / come forth upon the kings of the Earth
                    and the whole inhabitable world,
                    to assemble / gather and accept them
                    into the Hostilities / into the War
                    of the Day / of the Time,
                    that one there,
                    the Great of GOD Almighty.       (AWPR)

          

 15Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.      (KJV)

          (15)   'Lo - behold!   I am coming forth
                   (so as to make an appearance)
                    as a Thief  (who steals in secret)
                   [discreetly and unseen, leaving behind only that evidence
                     that they had come and gone].

                    Blessed - having fullness and 
                    not being in need - fully satisfied (is)
                    the (one) mindfully watching / refraining from sleep while 
                    arousing oneself to alertness and keeping an 
                    eye on / watching /
                    guarding over while attentively observing,
                    and maintaining (their) 
                    outer garment - clothing - mantle / cloak **
                    in order that he may not walk / pass his life / go about
                    naked - uncovered
                    and they may see - look on and perceive/discern 
                    the indecent and ugly shame / deformity of him. '   
                   (AWPR)



 16And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.    (KJV)

          (16)   And he assembled - gathered together - accepted into 
                    the place - region
                    having been called - named - regarded  in Hebrew (as) 
                    Har Megiddon - Mount / Hill of 
                    [the plain of] Megiddo  -  Armageddon.
                    (AWPR)



 17And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.      (KJV)

          (17)   And the Seventh Angel poured / spilled out his 
                   (wide-mouthed)  pan - basin - bowl - vial into the air, 
                    and came out a great voice from 
                   the Temple - Sanctuary of Heaven,
                    from the Throne, speaking / saying,
                            'It has come into existence - 
                             It has happened.'                         (AWPR)                 



 18And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.     (KJV)

         (18)    And came into being - occurred
                    sounding voices 
                   [that shone forth / echoed in the mind]

                    and (clapping) thunders

                    and lightnings.
                    
                   And a great - large shaking - earthquake
               came into being - happened - occurred,
               what kind or sort has certainly not come into
               being - occurred
               upon the Earth,
               so great -vast - mighty - huge a 
               shaking - earthquake,
               in this manner / thus / (it was) so   
               great - large - huge!       
                  (AWPR)      

   

Isaiah 24
18  ...the windows from on high are open, and the foundations of the earth do shake.

19 The earth is utterly broken down, the earth is clean dissolved, the earth is moved exceedingly.

20 The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.

Isaiah 40
4 Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain:







 19And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.  (KJV)

          (19)   And it came into being, the city, the Great,
                     into 3 sides / parts;
                    and the cities of the nations - ethnicities
                    fell down (into ruins).

                    And Babylon the Great 
                   was mindfully remembered in the 
                    eye/face of - in the presence of - before GOD,
                    to give - bestow upon her the drinking vessel / cup
                    of the (intoxicating) wine of 
                    His Wrath / Grievous Anger
                    (as if provoked).     
                    (AWPR)



 20And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.     (KJV)

          (20)   And every island hastily escaped 
                   and fled; ***
                   and mountains / hills 
                   certainly not were found by any 
                   search  or inquiry.     
                   (AWPR)



 21And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great.   (KJV)


          (21)   And a great - huge hail, 
                    in what manner or way as [the size] of a Talent
                    [about 75 1/2 US lbs.] 
                    comes down / descending from out of Heaven 
                    upon the men;
                    and the men blasphemed - hurtfully slandered - 
                    used smiting words against  GOD
                    out from the stroke - blow -plague / calamity of
                    the hail,
                    because stroke - blow - plague / calamity of it is 
                    exceedingly / very vehemently great -large -
                    excessively violent.
                    (AWPR)






My Comments:   Revelation 16  

* verse 2:    -  blood as of the dead
                  As in a state of lividity - the separation of a clear to pinkish Plasma     (near 0% up to a 10% Solutes in near 100% to as little as 90% water),                     the watery plasma rises as the red blood cells settles. The water or watery plasma solution in this dead state  is normally floating above a thin layer          of Leukocytes (white blood cells) and Thrombocytes (platelets),                   which in turn are above the gravitated / very dense and high reddish                     solution of Erythrocytes (red blood cells).

  The discoloration may possibly appear to be as if  the Sea were  to behave as the blood of the dead, in which the currents cease and the waters stop,  and from at the first appears as if were black and blue mixed in with the greater red volume,, before the bloody Sea settles in its stillness into a watery  solution floating atop the crimson depths.


** verse 15  -  outer garment - clothing - mantle / cloak: 
                        refers back to Isaiah 59:17, where a believer's "zeal" or "doing the
                        will of GOD and maintaining his honor, 
                        especially including state in which one is provoked with 
                        the passions of jealousy and envy to the point of violence"
                        is as the mantle / cloak of their spiritual armor in the LORD. 
                   

 *** verse 20 -  And every island hastily escaped and fled:
                    Disappeared beneath the waves, receded into the Earth,
                    ceasing their mountainous elevation above the waves...as
                    is apparent by the next part of the verse ... and mountains / hills 
                    certainly not were found by any search or inquiry.









Revelation 17

 1And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:    (KJV)

          (1)   And goes / comes from one of the 7 Angels,
                  the (ones) having - holding - possessing the 7
                  (wide-mouthed) pans - basins - bowls - vials,
                  and spoke at random with / in the midst of - in the 
                  presence of me,
                  speaking - uttering definite words - saying to me,

                        'Come here - come hither to this place,
                         I will cause you to see -
                         I will exhibit / display to your view - show
                         you the judgment decision
                        [usually that of punishment or condemnation]
                         of the Harlot
               
                          [she who sells herself for gain / wealth,
                           and is inclusive of merchants and 
                           those who sell themselves
                           in finance and merchant related fields 
                           for gain/wealth]

                         the great - large,
                         the one sitting down upon the 
                         many flowing fresh water
                         lakes, ponds, rivers, streams;     
                        (AWPR)



 2With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.      (KJV)

          (2)        With / in the midst of    
                        who the kings of the Earth
                        have voluntarily committed
                        sexual intercourse outside the 
                        marriage spouse relationship - fornication

                        and became deeply drunk
                        [to the point of reveling and orgy]
                        from out of the (intoxicating) wine
                        [the addiction to the indulgences] of the
                        sexual intercourse outside the
                        marriage spouse relationship - fornication
                        of her,
                        those inhabiting the permanent dwellings
                        of the Earth.'*                     (AWPR)




 3So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.     (KJV)

          (3)   And he carried / borne me away into a
                  desolate wilderness - a lonely and 
                  uninhabited land - a desert
                  by (the) Spirit.

                  And behold, look and see; 

                  I saw a woman
                  [generally a young fully developed woman
                    of marriageable age]
                  sitting down n the crimson red / scarlet Therion,
                  stuffed full (to overflowing) of names of blasphemy -
                  hurtful slander - smiting and 
                  abusive false reports or characterizations,
                  having - holding - possessing 7 heads
                  and 10 (fully developed / large) horns.   
                  (AWPR)




 4And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:      (KJV)

          (4)   And the woman
                  [generally a young fully developed woman
                    of marriageable age]
                  was clothed - wrapped about in a covering of
                  purple
                  [includes the reddish-purple tint ]
                  and crimson red / scarlet,
                  and overlaid / adorned with gold
                  and a costly - highly esteemed and
                  desired - precious stone 
                  and pearls,
                  having - holding - possessing in the hand of her
                  a drinking vessel - cup made of gold,
                  stuffed full (to overflowing) of  that which is
                  foul smelling - disgusting - abhorrent - abominations
                  and without cleanness - unclean - filthy of the
                  sexual intercourse outside the
                  marriage spouse relationship - fornication
                  of her.**    
                 (AWPR)

 5And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.     (KJV)

           (5)   And upon the forehead / above the eye of her,
                   a name having been 
                  carved - inscribed - engraved - written:
                         'Mystery - hidden /concealed secret
                          knowledge not readily discerned,
                          Babylon the Great.
                          The mother / ancestor of the Harlots
                 
                          [those who sell themselves for gain / wealth,
                           and is inclusive of merchants and those who sell themselves
                           in finance and merchant related fields for gain/wealth]

                         and of the 
                         foul smelling - disgusting - abhorrent - abominations
                         of the Earth.   
                         (AWPR)



 6And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.      (KJV)


            (6)   And behold, look and see;
                     I saw the woman being deeply drunk
                     [to the point of reveling and orgy]
                     out from the blood of the
                    holy - consecrated - sanctified set apart - saints,
                    and out from the blood of the 
                    martyrs - those giving testimony - witnesses
                    of Jesus.
                   
                   And I was struck with wonder - awe - admiration /
                   And I marveled beholding - looking at - observing - 
                   seeing her
                   (with) a great wonder and 
                   admiration of what I beheld. ***
                   (AWPR)




 7And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.      (KJV)


          (7)   And said - asked - inquired of me the Angel,
                       'Why  / Wherefore / Through what (reason) did you
                        wonder - awe -admire?'

                        I will certainly - exactly tell / declare to you 
                        the mystery -  the hidden /concealed secret
                        knowledge not readily discerned,  
                        of the [young fully developed] woman  
                       [of marriageable age],
                        and of the Therion,
                        the (one) taking up - holding - bearing - 
                        carrying -supporting - enduring          her,
                        the (one) having - holding - possessing 7 heads
                        and 10 (fully developed / large) horns.  
                       (AWPR)  



 8The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
  (KJV)

          (8)        The Therion, which you looked upon - beheld - saw,
                       was, and certainly is not (now),
                       and is at the point of - about to
                       ascend - rise up - climb up - go up - come up out 
                      of the Abyss,
                       and into the destruction - waste - loss - perdition
                       [of the second Death]
                       goes  / departs in stealth - withdraws secretly;
                       and those dwelling in permanent structures 
                       upon the Earth
                       will wonder - awe -admire,
                       of  whom / (those) whom certainly not have been
                       carved - inscribed - engraved - written the names 
                      (of them)
                       upon the Scroll - Book - Volume of Life
                       from (the) laying / casting down - Foundation 
                       of (the) World (System),
                       seeing - perceiving - observing - looking to the Therion,
                       which one / someone who was, and certainly is not (now),
                       although indeed it is.**** 
                      (AWPR)



 9And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.      (KJV)

          (9)   Here - in this place - in this thing
                  (is) the mind
                  the (one) having - holding - possessing 
                  skill and expert knowledge - deep insight - wisdom.
                  
                  The 7 heads are 7 mountains where - in what place
                  the woman sits down on / upon them;      
                 (AWPR)



 10And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.      (KJV)

          (10)        And they are 7 kings;
                         the 5 fell, and the 1 he is;
                         the other (of the same kind) certainly not
                         came forth (so as to make a public appearance);
                         a small - brief - little (while / period of time) he must
                         necessarily - inevitably needs to
                         remain - wait - retain 
                         [his power - kingdom - authority].
                         (AWPR)




 11And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.      (KJV)

          (11)       And the Therion, which was, 
                        and certainly not is,
                        even he is eighth;
                        and out from the 7 he is,
                        and into destruction - waste - loss -ruin - perdition
                        it goes - departs - withdraws 
                       (secretly - in stealth and out of sight).
                       (AWPR)




 12And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.      (KJV)

          (12)     And the 10 (fully developed / large) horns,
                      that which you saw - looked upon - beheld- perceived:
                      10 kings they are,
                      (every one) who certainly not (have) yet
                       taken hold of - seized - taken up - received a kingdom;
                       but rather - but indeed as kings  (for) one
                       brief / short time - hour - day
                       take hold of - seize - receive
                       permission - authority - power (to do or not do)
                       (together) with / in the midst of the Therion.   
                       (AWPR)


                      
 13These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.     (KJV)

          (13)       These have - hold - possess one  knowing /
                        one mind - will  - inclination - judgment,
                        and the through a giving over by succession -
                        give up through a 
                        bestowing upon - deliver / deal out / distribute
                        the power - might - authority - ability - capability  
                        and the  permission - authority - power 
                        (to do or not do) 
                         to the Therion.
                        (AWPR)            

      


 14These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.      (KJV)

          (14)       These in the midst of / amongst / with 
                       [against]   the Lamb
                        will make war,
                        and the Lamb will 
                        prevail - overcome - conquer - subdue them,
                        because - for He is LORD of lords and King of kings,
                        and (of) those in the midst of / amongst / with Him,
                        (the) called -  (the) invited (ones) and
                        [the thoughtfully and favorably]
                        chosen  / elect
                        and faithful - trustworthy - believing (ones).'
                        (AWPR)




 15And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.      (KJV)

          (15)  And he speaks / says to me,
                     'The flowing fresh waters which you 
                      looked upon - beheld - saw,
                      where the Harlot
                           
                      [she who sells herself for gain / wealth,
                        and is inclusive of merchants and 
                        those who sell themselves
                        in finance and merchant related fields
                        for gain/wealth]
                
                       sits down,
                       are a people - a nation 
                       [of peoples joined together into a common society]

                        and a great crowd / a confused multitude 
                        (great in number),
                         and / also / even nations - ethnicities 
                         and tongues - languages.*****
                           (AWPR)



 16And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.     (KJV)

          (16)     And the 10 (fully developed / large) horns which you 
                      looked upon - saw   on/upon the Therion,
                      these will hate - abhor - persecute - detest the Harlot

                      [who sits upon and is represented in the last Days 
                        by the United States of America]

                      and will make - form - produce - bring about - 
                      cause her (to be)
                      laid waste - desolated - destroyed
                      and stripped - uncovered / (made) stark naked - bare.
                           
                      And the flesh of her (they will) eat,
                      and they will burn her up / they will burn her down
                      in fire.   
                    (AWPR)
                              


                           
 17For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.      (KJV)

           (17)        For GOD gave - bestowed into the hearts
                 
                         [the inner mind and feelings comprised of: the will, 
                           rationale, passionate desires, impulses, inclinations, 
                          and disposition to behave or do one way or another]

                         of them 
                         to make - form - produce - bring about - cause - do
                         the mind - will - inclination - determination -
                         judgment of Him,
                         and to do (thus with) one mind,
                         and to give over - bestow the kingdom of them  
                         to the Therion  continually, 
                         until the spoken words of GOD 
                         shall be accomplished - completed - fulfilled.     
                         (AWPR)




 18And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.      (KJV)

          (18)   And the  woman
                     [a young fully developed woman 
                      of marriageable age]
                        whom you saw - looked upon - beheld
                         is the city, the great,
                         having - holding - possessing 
                         a kingdom upon / over
                         the kings of the Earth.'    
                        (AWPR) 
                      





My Comments:  Revelation 17  

verse 2  -  This verse effectually defines who and what the Harlot is.  The Harlot is a lumping together of all those who have worshiped and served any religion, ideology, belief, business, government, institution, or what have you, that was to the detriment and expense of believing into Jesus Christ as LORD and Savior (including His pre-incarnate state as Creator - GOD of Israel in those relevant time periods) in return for wealth/gain and a permanent dwelling structure. She is Mamonism, a worship of material gain and wealth as the focus of existence, worth of self or others, and of worship. 

**  verse 4 -  The cup of filth is that associated with filthy acts ingested by those who commit oral sex upon the anus, phallus or vagina.  The cup would be filled with feces and/or diarrhea, urine,  semen and sperm, clear - urine- bloody fluxes, and possibly vomit thrown in for good measure.  Remember, abomination is something that is viewed as truly abhorrent and disgusting, as well as foul smelling and meant to fully rejected.

*** verse 6 - She was very likely by at least the outward appearance exceedingly fit / firm, beautiful face and figure, and voluptuous - large and well shaped  breasted, unseen in John's day and only in recent decades in ours.  She was so fascinating a figure, that John not only marveled, but looked upon with great pleasure and admiration to the point that he was likely just about to lust with his eyes before the Angel interrupted and perhaps instantly sobered him up. 

**** verse 8 - This verse suggests that the knowledge of destiny of each individual through the ages was not known since Adam and Eve, as is generally thought in modern Christianity, a destiny from the foundation of the World, such as when the "world" is synonymously assumed to be the Earth itself.  Rather, the verse clearly teaches us from the Greek that we are instead to look to from the Casting or Laying down of the World System found in the worship of wealth or Mamon...we are to look to our ancestors after the Noachian Flood, at the Tower of Babel. 

 Genesis 11  (King James version - KJV)
 1And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
 2And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
 3And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar.
 4And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
 5And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.
 6And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
 7Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
 8So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
 9Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.


      When GOD came down and visited and dispersed our ancestors at the Tower of Babel, it was then that GOD in his Omniscience looked into the hearts and souls of each human there, and saw each and every one of us down through history, and chose us before we were born.  The question is, will you of your own free will answer the call to be chosen and born from above / born again, or go away into perdition, the destruction that must result from experiencing the second death if you choose unwisely to reject the loving Savior, Jesus Christ, who with the Father calls to whosoever will to freely come fully welcome and without reservation or hesitation to be loved and accepted as set apart with a sincere and repentant heart and willingness to be saved.  

*****   verse 15 (cf. v. 18)  - There is no doubt in my mind that in the Aleitheia, the true reality, that this Harlot is specifically to be identified as lastly sitting upon and manifesting the waters/ peoples of the United States of America.  America sees this harlotry spiritually through its uncontrollable grip to the forces of Secular Materialism and Leftist Liberalism, especially in the last 4 years (2008 to present / i.e. 2012).  In verse 18,  we see that the kingdom of the peoples that make up these United States become the harlot in a living spiritual form.
       Those who are born from above, or born again in Jesus Christ, do not suffer the second death.  They / we become the chaste virgin, the bride of the LORD Jesus Christ as an entire people.  However the distinction is this, the bride of Christ subsumes all the living spirits of believers both in this body now and those who have been taken to paradise of Heaven, believers now living (2 Corinthians 5:1-8) going back to our first father Adam and our first mother Eve, those who have properly believed into the Creator, YHVeH Messiah - the LORD Christ (Lamentations 4:20, Genesis 2:7, John 14:6, John 3:15-16, et al.), while the post-Noachian flood city of Babel created Harlot lives in a perpetual state of the physical dead ones who have not even died a first time, and who must also die a second time as well...first the body must die, then the soul/spirit when it is cast with death and hell into the Lake of Fire, as we shall see in chapter 20, verses 6 and 14, etc. 





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