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Revelation 13 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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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 crowns, and on his heads were blasphemous names.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:2 - And the beast that 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]fatally wounded, 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 - A mouth was given to him 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 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 was given to him over every tribe, people, language, and nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:8 - All who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been [fn]written since the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slaughtered.
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 live on it 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 the sky to the earth in the presence of people.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:14 - And he deceives those who live on the earth because of the signs which it was given him to perform [fn]in the presence of the beast, telling those who live 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 all who 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, the rich and the poor, and the free and the slaves, [fn]to be given a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:17 - and he decrees 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 [fn]man; and his number is [fn]six hundred and sixty-six.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit sea
Lit slaughtered to death
Lit great things
Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
Or written in the book...slain from the foundation of the world
Or leads into captivity
Or steadfastness
See note v 7
Or by his authority
Or by the authority of
One early ms speak, and he will cause
Lit so that they give them a mark
Or human
I.e., spelled out in Gr as 600 + 60 + 6; one early ms has the letters for 616
See the NASB20 Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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