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burn her with fire, 16. And it was di own : for he is a liar, and the father verse from all the beasts that were be- of it, John viii. 44. fore it; and it had ten horns. I considered the horns, and, behold, there

VER. 5. came up among them another little Και έτεκεν υιόν αρρενα, δς μέλλει ποιμαίhorn, before whom there were three νεις πάντα τα έθνη εν ράβδω σιδηρά και of the first horns plucked up by the inprácon τέκνον αυτής προς τον Θεόν και roots : and, behold, in this horn were tòp Opóvoy aúto, eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things, Dan. vii. 7, 8.

And she brought forth a man child,

a who was to rule all nations with a rod And of the ten horns that were in his of iron: and her child was caught up head, and of the other which came up, unto God, and to his throne. and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes, and a mouth a See on chap. ii. ver. 27. clause 1. that spake very great things, whose look was more stout than his fellows,

VER, 6. 20. And the ten horns out of this Και η γυνή έφυγεν εις την έρημον, όπου kingdom are ten kings that shall arise : fxet Tómoy Štopaduévov å ñò to BEū, ivce and another shall rise after them; and | εκεί τρέφωσιν αυτήν ήμέρας χιλίας διακοhe shall be diverse from the first, and oias e nxorta. he shall subdue three kings, 24. a And the woman fled into the wilder

ness, where she hath a place prepared of VER. 4.

God, that they should feed her there ba Και η ουρά αυτού σύρει το τρίτον των | thousand two hundred and threescore αστέρων του ουρανού, και έβαλεν αυτούς εις days. την γήν και ο δράκων έστηκεν ενώπιον της a See ver. 14. γυναικός της μελλούσης τεκείν, ίνα όταν b And I will give power unto my two τέκη, το τέκνον αυτής καταφάγη. witnesses, and they shall prophesy a

thousand two hundred and threescore a And his tail drew the third part of days, clothed in sackcloth, chap. xi. 3. the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: band the dragon stood be

VER. 7. fore the woman which was ready to be

Και εγένετο πόλεμος εν τω ουρανό και delivered, for to devour her child as soon

Μιχαήλ και οι άγγελοι αυτού επολέμησαν as it was born.

κατά του δράκοντος, και ο δράκων επολέa And out of one of them came forth μησε, και οι άγγελοι αυτού. a little hom which waxed exceeding 2 And there was war in heaven : b Mi. great, toward the south, and toward chael and his angels fought against the the east, and toward the pleasant dragon; and the dragon fought dand land. And it waxed great, even to the his angels, host of heaven ; and it cast down some

a And it was given unto him to of the host and of the stars to the

make war with the saints, and to ground, and stamped upon

them.

overcome them : and power was given Yea, he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and by him the him over all kindreds, and tongues, daily sacrifice was taken away, and and nations, chap. xiii. 7.

See on Jude 9. clause 2. the place of his sanctuary was cast

c See on ver. 3. down. And an host was given him

See on 2 Pet. ii. ver. 4. clauses 1,2. against the daily sacrifice by reason of transgression, and it cast down the

VER. 8. truth to the ground; and it practised, and prospered, Dan. viii. 9–12.

Και ουκ ίσχυσαν, ούτε τόπος ευρέθη αυYe are of your father the devil, Tâv, črı ev to oupavõ. and the lusts of your father ye will do : And prevailed not; neither was their he was a murderer from the beginning, place found any more in heaven. and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he

VER. 9. speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his Και εβλήθη ο δράκων ο μέγας, ο όφις και VOL. III.

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A. D. 96. åpxaños, ó xadoúfuevoç Aleßoros, sal o fa-up, and set a seal upon him, that he τανάς, ο πλανών την οικουμένην όλην, έβλήθη | should deceive the nations no more, εις την γήν και οι άγγελοι αυτώ μετ' αυ- | till the thousand years should be fulτου εβλήθησαν.

filled : and after that he must be

loosed. a little season, XX. 3. And And a the great dragon was cast out, the devil that deceived them was b that old serpent, called the c Devil, and

cast into the lake of fire and brimd Sutan, which deceiveth the whole world : " he was cast out into the earth, stone, where the beast and the false

prophet are, and shall be tormented and his angels were cast out with him.

day and night for ever and ever, 10. a See on ver. 3.

And the serpent said unto the woAnd he laid hold on the dragon, man, Ye shall not surely die : For that old serpent, which is the Devil, God doth know, that, in the day ye and Satan, and bound him a thousand eat thereof; then your eyes shall be years, chap. xx. 2. Now the serpent opened ; and ye shall be as gods, was more subtile than any beast of the knowing good and evil, Gen. iii. 4,5. field which the Lord God had made. For there shall arise false christs, and And he said unto the woman, Yea, false prophets, and shall shew great hath God said, Ye shall not eat of signs and wonders; insomuch that, if every tree of the garden? And the it were possible, they shall deceive woman said unto the serpent, We may the very elect, Matt. xxiv. 24. But eat of the fruit of the trees of the gar- I fear, lest by any means, as the ser. den: But of the fruit of the tree which pent beguiled Eve through his subis in the midst of the garden, God tilty, so your minds should be corhath said, Ye shall not eat of it, nei- rupted from the simplicity that is in ther shall ye touch it, lest ye die. And Christ, 2 Cor. xi. 3. the serpent said unto the woman, Ye "See on Luke x, ver. 18. clause 2. shall not surely die, Gen. iii, 1–4. In that day the LORD, with his sore,

VER. 10. and great, and strong sword, shall Και ήκουσα φωνήν μεγάλην λέγουσαν εν punish leviathan the piercing serpent, των ουρανώ "Αρτι εγένετο η σωτηρία και η even leviathan that crooked serpent; δύναμις και και βασιλεία του Θεού ημών, and he shall slay the dragon that is in και η εξουσία του Χριστού αυτού· ότι καthe sea, Isa. xxvii. 1.

τεβλήθη ο κατήγορος των αδελφών ημών, c See on Matt. iv. ver. 1. clause 4. ο κατηγορών αυτών ενώπιον του Θεού ημών

See chap. ii. 9. 13. 24. ; iii. 9.; nuépas xal vuxtós• 1 Chron. xxi. 1.; Job i. 6. 12.; ii. 1.; Psal. cix. 6.; Zech. iii. 1, 2.; Matt. heaven, Now is come salvation, and

a And I heard a loud voice saying in iv. 10.;

Luke ziii. 16.; xxii. 3: 31.; strength, and the kingdom of our God, Acts v. 3.; xxvi. 18.; Rom. xvi.20.; and the power of his Christ: bfor the 2 Cor. ü. 11.; xj. 14; xii.7.; 2 Thess. ii. 9.

accuser of our brethren is cast down, e And deceiveth them that dwell which accused them before our God day on the earth by the means of those mi

and night. racles which he had power to do in a See on chap. xi. ver. 15. clause 1. the sight of the beast; saying to them b Then Satan answered the LORD, that dwell on the earth, that they and said, Doth Job fear God for should make an image to the beast, nought? Hast not thou made an hedge which had the wound by a sword, and about him, and about his house, and did live, chap. xiii. 14. And the about all that he hath on every side ? beast was taken, and with him the Thou hast blessed the work of his false prophet that wrought miracles hands, and his substance is increased before him, with which he deceived in the land : But put forth thine band them that had received the mark of now, and touch all that he hath, and the beast, and them that worshipped he will curse thee to thy face, Job i. his image. These both were cast 9–11. And he shewed me Joshua alive into a lake of fire burning with the High Priest standing before the brimstone, xix, 20. And cast him angel of the Lord, and Satan standinto the bottomless pit, and shut him ling at his right hand to resist him,

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Zech. iii. 1. And the Lord said, Si- itself against the knowledge of God, mon, Simon, behold, Satan hath de- and bringing into captivity every sired to have you, that he may sift thought to the obedience of Christ, you as wheat, Luke xxii. 31.'

2 Cor. x. 3-5. Wherefore take unto

you the whole armour of God, that ye VER. 11.

may be able to withstand in the evil Kal auroi érixno ar airòr dià tò aina day, and, having done all, to stand, Toü &príou, sal die tón aézov rãs pagtu- Eph. vi. 13. I have fought a good ρίας αυτών και ουκ ηγάπησαν την ψυχήν | fight, I have finished my course, I αυτών άχρι θανάτου. .

have kept the faith: Henceforth 2 And they overcame him b by the there is laid up for me a crown of blood of the Lamb, and by the word of righteous Judge, shall give me at that

righteousness, which the Lord, the their testimony ;, and they loved not day: and not to me only, but unto their lives unto the death.

all

them also that love his appearing, a He that hath an ear, let him 2 Tim. iv. 7, 8. I write unto you, hear what the Spirit saith unto the young men, because ye have overcome churches; To him that overcometh the wicked one, 1 John ii. 13. will I give to eat of the tree of life, b And cried with a loud voice, saywhich is in the midst of the paradise ing, Salvation to our God which sitof God, chap. ii. 7. 11. 17. 26. ; iii. teth upon the throne, and unto the 5. 12. 21. These things I have spoken Lamb. And all the angels stood unto you, That in me ye might have round about the throne, and about the peace. In the world ye shall have elders and the four beasts, and fell tribulation : but be of good cheer; before the throne on their faces, and I have overcome the world, John worshipped God. Saying, Amen : xvi. 33. Who is he that condemneth? Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and It is Christ that died, yea rather, that thanksgiving, and honour, and power, is risen again, who is even at the and might, be unto our God for ever right hand of God, who also maketh and ever. Amen. And one of the intercession for us. Who shall se- elders answered, saying unto me, parate us from the love of Christ? What are these which are arrayed shall tribulation, or distress, or perse- in white robes ? and whence came cution, or famin or nakedness, or they? And I said unto him, Sir, thou peril, or sword ? As it is written, For knowest. And he said to me, These thy sake we are killed all the day are they which came out of great trilong; we are accounted as sheep for bulation, and have washed their robes, the slaughter. Nay, in all these and made them white in the blood of things we are more than conquerors, the Lamb, chap. vii. 10–14. through him that loved us. For I c See on Acts xx. ver. 24. clause 1.. am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities,

VER. 12. nor powers, nor things present, nor Διά τούτο ευφραίνεσθε οι ουρανοί και οι things to come, Nor height, nor žy aürois oXNVOŪVTES. Oủai tois xatadepth, nor any other creature, shall nouoi thu gñv sai vño Járattay, 076 xabe able to separate us from the love | τέβη ο διάβολος προς υμάς έχων θυμών of God, which is in Christ Jesus our μέγαν, ειδώς ότι ολίγον καιρών έχει. Lord, Rom. viii. 34–39. And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under

Therefore a rejoice, ye heavens, and

b IVoe to the your feet shortly, xvi. 20. But thanks ye that dwell in them. be to God, which giveth us the vic- inhabiters of the earth and of the sea ! tory through our Lord Jesus Christ, for the devil is come down unto you, 1 Cor. xv. 57. For though we walk that he hath but a short time.

having great wrath, because he knoweth in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh : (For the weapons of our war a Rejoice over her, thou heaven, fare are not carnal, but mighty through and ye holy apostles and prophets; God to the palling down of strong for God bath avenged you on her, holds ;) Casting down imaginations, chap. xviii. 20. And after these things and every high thing that exalteth I heard a great voice of much people

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in heaven, saying, Alleluia ; Salva a See on ver. 3. tion, and glory, and honour, and See on John xvi. ver. 33. clause 2. power, unto the Lord our God: For true and righteous are his judgments :

VER. 14. for he hath judged the great whore, Και εδόθησαν τη γυναικι δύο πτέρυγες which did corrupt the earth with her | του αετού του μεγάλου, ένα σέτηται εις fornication, and hath avenged the | την έρημον εις τον τόσον αυτής που τρέφεblood of his servants at her hand.

ται εκεί καιρών και καιρούς, και ήμισυ και. And again they said, Alleluia. And poữ, árò aporaTOU TO 885. her smoke rose up for ever and ever.

* And to the woman were given tio And the four and twenty elders and the four beasts féll down and wor- wings of a great eagle, that she might shipped God that sat on the throne, My into the wilderness, into her place, saying, Amen; Alleluia. And a voice where she is nourished for at time, and came out of the throne, saying, Praise times, and half a time, from the face of our God, all ye his servants, and ye

the serpent. that fear him, both small and great. a So he carried me away in the spiAnd I heard as it were the voice of rit into the wilderness : and I saw a a great multitude, and as the voice of woman sit upon a scarlet-coloured many waters, and as the voice of beast, full of names of blasphemy, mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia; having seven heads and ten horns, for the Lord God omnipotent reign. chap. xvii

. 3. eth. Let us be glad and rejoice, and b And he shall speak great words give honour to him: for the marriage against the most High, and sball of the Lamb is come, and his wife

wear out the saints of the most High, bath made herself ready, xix. 1—7. and think to change times and laws : Let the heavens rejoice, Psal. xcvi. and they shall be given into his band 11. Praise

ye the LORD. Praise ye until a time and times and the dividthe LORD from the heavens: praise ing of time, Dan. vii. 25. And I heard him in the heights. Praise ye him, the man clothed in linen, which was all his angels : praise ye him, all his upon the waters of the river, when he hosts. Praise ye him, sun and moon : held up his right hand and his left praise him, all ye stars of light. Praise hand unto heaven, and sware by him him, ye heavens of heavens, cxlviii. that liveth for ever, that it shall be for 1-4 Sing, O heavens; and be joy- a time, times, and an half; and when ful, 0 earth ; and break forth into he shall have accomplished to scatter singing, O mountains : for the LORD the power of the holy people, all these hath comforted his people, and will things shall be finished, xii. 7. have mercy upon his afflicted, Isa. xlix. 13. Likewise, I say unto you,

VER. 15. There is joy in the presence of the Και έβαλεν ο όφις οπίσω της γυναικός angels of God over one sinner that | εκ του στόματος αυτού ύδωρ ώς ποταμών, , repenteth, Luke xv. 10.

ίνα ταύτην ποταμοφόρητον ποιήση. . b And I beheld, and heard an angel

a And the serpent cast out of his mouth fiying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, might cause her to be carried away of

water as a food after the woman, that he woe to the inhabiters of the earth, by

the flood. reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet a And he saith unto me, The waters to sound! chap. viii. 13.

which thou sawest, where the whore

sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, VER. 13.

and nations, and tongues, chap. xvü. Και ότε είδεν ο δράκων ότι έβλήθη εις την

15. Now therefore, behold, the Lord γην, εδίωξε την γυναίκα ήτις έτεκε τον | bringeth up upon them the waters of άρρενα. .

the river, strong and many, even the And when a the dragon saw that he king of Assyria, and all his glory : wus cast unto the earth, bhe persecuted and he shall come up over all bis the woman which brought forth the man channels, and go over all his banks, child.

Isa. viii. 7.

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shall do according to his will ; and VER. 16.

he shall exalt himself, and magnify Kal Ecohencev s vñ rñ yuvaixi, xai himself above every god, and shall ήνοιξεν η γη το στόμα αυτής, και κατέπιε speak marvellous things against the τον ποταμόν δν έβαλεν ο δράκων εκ του | God of gods, and shall prosper till στόματος αυτού. .

the indignation be accomplished :

for that that is determined shall be a And the earth helped the womun, done, Dan. xi. 36. Let no man deand the earth opened her mouth, anit ceive you by any means: for that day swallowed

up

the fiood which the dragon shall not come, except there come a cast out of his mouth,

falling away first, and that man of a Thus saith the Lord God, Behold, sin be revealed, the son of perdition ; I will lift up mine hand to the Gen- Who opposeth and exalteth himself tiles, and set up my standard to the above all that is called God, or that people : and they shall bring thy sons is worshipped; so that he as God in their arms, and thy daughters shall sitteth in the temple of God, shewing be carried upon their shoulders. And himself that he is God, 2 Thess. ii. kings shall be thy nursing-fathers, 3, 4. and their queens thy nursing-mothers :

VER. 2. they shall bow down to thee with their

Και το θηρίον και είδον ήν όμοιον σαρδάface toward the earth, and lick up the λει, και οι πόδες αυτού ως άρκτου, και το dust of thy feet, Isa. xlix. 22, 23. στόμα αυτού ως στόμα λέοντος και έδω

κεν αυτώ ο δράκων την δύναμιν - αυτού, VER. 17.

και τον θρόνον αυτού, και εξουσίαν μεγάΚαι ώργίσθη ο δράκων επί τη γυναικι, λην. και απήλθε σοιήσαι πόλεμον μετά των λοιπών του σπέρματος αυτής, τών τηρούν

a And the beast which I saw was like Twv tàs irtonas To Bew, rai ixóstar feet of a bear, and his mouth as the

unto a leopard, and his feet were as the την μαρτυρίαν του Ιησού Χριστού.

Kai écrátny lai tie äufe or rūs sa- mouth of a lion: and b the dragon gave λάσσης.

him his power, C and his seat, and great

authority. a And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the

a After this I beheld, and lo anremnant of her seed, which keep the other, like a leopard, which had upon commandments of God, and have the the back of it four wings of a fowl : testimony of Jesus Christ.

the beast had also four heads; and a See on John xvi. ver. 33. clause 2.

dominion was given to it, Dan. vii. 6.

o See on chap. xii. ver. 3. CHAP. XIII.- VER. 1.

c And the fifth angel poured out his

vial Kai eldov in oña Janásons Impiav åva- his kingdom was full of darkness ;

upon the seat of the beast; and βαίνον, έχον κεφαλάς επτά και κέρατα and they gnawed their tongues for δέκα και επί των κεράτων αυτού δέκα διαδήματα, και επί τας κεφαλές αυτού όνομα

pain, chap. xvi. 10. βλασφημίας. .

VER 3. And I stood upon the sand of the sea, Και είδον μίαν τών κεφαλών αυτού ως αnd saw a beast rise up out of the sea, | εσφαγμένην εις θάνατον και η πληγή του having seven lheads and ten horns, and | θανάτου αυτού εθεραπεύθη, και έθαυμάσθη upon his horns ten crowns, and upon ivonn tiña ganónisu toữ Ongiau. his heads * the name of blasphemy.

And I saw one of his heads as it were • Or, names.

* wounded to death; and his deadly a See on chap xii. ver. 3.

wound was heuled : unul all the world b See ver. 5, 6. So he carried me wondered after the beast. away in the spirit into the wilder

* Gr. slain. ness : and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet-coloured beast, full of names

VER. 4. of blasphemy, having seven heads and Και προσεκύνησαν τον δράκοντα δς έδoικεν ten horns, xvii. 3. And the king εξουσίαν τα θηρία, και προσεκύνησαν το

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