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9Then another angel, a third one, followed them and said in a loud voice, "If any worship the beast and its image, and receive a mark on their foreheads or their hands, 10they themselves will also drink the wine of God’s passionate anger, poured full strength into the cup of his wrath. They will suffer the pain of fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and the Lamb. 11The smoke of their painful suffering goes up forever and always. There is no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and its image, and those who receive the mark of its name."
12This calls for the endurance of the saints, who keep God’s commandments and keep faith with Jesus.
13And I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write this: Favored are the dead who die in the Lord from now on."
"Yes," says the Spirit, "so they can rest from their labors, because their deeds follow them."
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