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Revelation 13 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Beast from the Sea

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:1 - And the dragon stood on the sand of the [fn]seashore. Then I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and on his horns were ten diadems, and on his heads were blasphemous names.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:2 - And the beast which I saw was like a leopard, and his feet were like those of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. And the dragon gave him his power and his throne and great authority.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:3 - I saw one of his heads as if it had been [fn]slain, and his fatal wound was healed. And the whole earth was amazed and followed after the beast;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:4 - they worshiped the dragon because he gave his authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast, and who is able to wage war with him?”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:5 - There was given to him a mouth speaking [fn]arrogant words and blasphemies, and authority to act for forty-two months was given to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:6 - And he opened his mouth in blasphemies against God, to blaspheme His name and His tabernacle, that is, those who [fn]dwell in heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:7 - It was also given to him to make war with the [fn]saints and to overcome them, and authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation was given to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:8 - All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been [fn]written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:9 - If anyone has an ear, let him hear.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:10 - If anyone [fn]is destined for captivity, to captivity he goes; if anyone kills with the sword, with the sword he must be killed. Here is the [fn]perseverance and the faith of the [fn]saints.

The Beast from the Earth

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:11 - Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb and he spoke as a dragon.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:12 - He exercises all the authority of the first beast [fn]in his presence. And he makes the earth and those who dwell in it to worship the first beast, whose fatal wound was healed.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:13 - He performs great signs, so that he even makes fire come down out of heaven to the earth in the presence of men.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:14 - And he deceives those who dwell on the earth because of the signs which it was given him to perform [fn]in the presence of the beast, telling those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the beast who *had the wound of the sword and has come to life.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:15 - And it was given to him to give breath to the image of the beast, so that the image of the beast would even [fn]speak and cause as many as do not worship the image of the beast to be killed.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:16 - And he causes all, the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free men and the slaves, [fn]to be given a mark on their right hand or on their forehead,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:17 - and he provides that no one will be able to buy or to sell, except the one who has the mark, either the name of the beast or the number of his name.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:18 - Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for the number is that of a man; and his number is [fn]six hundred and sixty-six.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: sea
Literally: slaughtered to death
Literally: great things
Or, tabernacle
Or, holy ones
Or, written in the book...slain from the foundation of the world
Or, leads into captivity
Or, steadfastness
Or, holy ones
Or, by his authority
Or, by the authority of
One early ms reads speak, and he will cause
Literally: causes all,...that they give them a mark
One early ms reads 616
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