Bible: Rev. 17:8, 11
17:8 The beast you saw was, and is not, but is about to come up from the abyss 1 and then go to destruction. The 2 inhabitants of the earth – all those whose names have not been written in the book of life since the foundation of the world – will be astounded when they see that 3 the beast was, and is not, but is to come. 17:11 The 4 beast that was, and is not, is himself an eighth king and yet is one of the seven, and is going to destruction.
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