At the opening of the seventh seal,
Revelation 8:1 And when he had opened the seuenth seale, there was silence in heauen about the space of halfe an houre.
seven angels had seven trumpets given them.
Revelation 8:2 And I saw angelles standing before God, and to them were geuen .vij. trompettes.
Another angel putteth incense to the prayers of the saints on the golden altar.
Revelation 8:3 And another angel came and stode before the aultare hauynge a golden senser, and muche of odoures was geuen vnto hym, that he shoulde offer of the prayers of al sainctes vpon the golden aultare, which was before the seate. Revelation 8:4 And the smoke of the odours, whiche came of the prayers of al sainctes ascended vp before God out of the angelles hand. Revelation 8:5 And the angell toke the senser, and fylled it wyth fyre of the aultare, and caste it into the earth, and voyces were made, and thonderinges and lighteninges, and earth quakes.
Four of the seven angels sound their trumpets, and great plagues follow.
Revelation 8:6 And the .vij. angelles, whiche had the .vij. trompettes prepared them selues to blowe. Revelation 8:7 The fyrste angel blewe, and these was made hayle and fyre, whiche were myngled wyth bloude, and they were cast into the earth, and the thyrde parte of the trees was burnte, and al grene grasse was brente. Revelation 8:8 And the seconde angel blewe: and as it were a greate mountaine burning wyth fyre was caste into the sea, and the thyrde parte of the sea turned to bloud, Revelation 8:9 and the thirde parte of the creatures, whiche had lyfe, dyed, and the thyrd parte of shyppes were destroyed. Revelation 8:10 And the thyrd angel blewe, and there fell a great starre from heauen burninge, as it were a lampe, and it fell into the thyrde parte of the riuers, and into fountaines of waters, Revelation 8:11 & the name of the starre is called wormwod. And the thyrde parte was turned to wormwode. And manye men dyed of the waters, because they were made bitter. Revelation 8:12 And þe fourth angel blew, and the thyrde parte of the sunne was smytten and the thyrd part of the mone, and the thirde parte of the starres, so that the thirde part of them was darckened. And the daye was smitten, that the thirde parte of it shoulde not shyne, and lykewise the nyghte. Revelation 8:13 And I behelde and hearde an angell fliynge thorowe the middes of heauen, sayinge wyth a loude voyce: Wo, wo, to the inhabiters of the earth, because of the voyces to come of the trompe of the .iij. angels, whyche were yet to blowe.