And when He had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.
2 And I saw the seven angels who stood before God (Elohim); and to them were given seven trumpets (shofarot).
3 And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all holy ones upon the golden altar which was before the throne.
4 And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the holy ones, ascended up before God (Elohim, יהוה (YHWH)) out of the angel’s hand.
5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth; and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake.
6 And the seven angels who had the seven trumpets (shofarot) prepared themselves to sound.
7 The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth; and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.
8 And the second angel sounded, and as it was a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea; and the third part of the sea became blood;
9 And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.
10 And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it was a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters;
11 And the name of the star is called Bitterness (Wormwood); and the third part of the waters became bitter; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
12 And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.
13 And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, “Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet (shofar) of the three angels, which are yet to sound!”