Bible: Rev 13:11-18

13:11 Then 1  I saw another beast 2  coming up from the earth. He 3  had two horns like a lamb, 4  but 5  was speaking like a dragon. 13:12 He 6  exercised all the ruling authority 7  of the first beast on his behalf, 8  and made the earth and those who inhabit it worship the first beast, the one whose lethal wound had been healed. 13:13 He 9  performed momentous signs, even making fire come down from heaven in front of people 10  13:14 and, by the signs he was permitted to perform on behalf of the beast, he deceived those who live on the earth. He told 11  those who live on the earth to make an image to the beast who had been wounded by the sword, but still lived. 13:15 The second beast 12  was empowered 13  to give life 14  to the image of the first beast 15  so that it could speak, and could cause all those who did not worship the image of the beast to be killed. 13:16 He also caused 16  everyone (small and great, rich and poor, free and slave 17 ) to obtain a mark on their right hand or on their forehead. 13:17 Thus no one was allowed to buy 18  or sell things 19  unless he bore 20  the mark of the beast – that is, his name or his number. 21  13:18 This calls for wisdom: 22  Let the one who has insight calculate the beast’s number, for it is man’s number, 23  and his number is 666. 24 

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