Bible: Rev 13:3-9
13:3 One of the beast’s 1 heads appeared to have been killed, 2 but the lethal wound had been healed. 3 And the whole world followed 4 the beast in amazement; 13:4 they worshiped the dragon because he had given ruling authority 5 to the beast, and they worshiped the beast too, saying: “Who is like the beast?” and “Who is able to make war against him?” 6 13:5 The beast 7 was given a mouth speaking proud words 8 and blasphemies, and he was permitted 9 to exercise ruling authority 10 for forty-two months. 13:6 So 11 the beast 12 opened his mouth to blaspheme against God – to blaspheme both his name and his dwelling place, 13 that is, those who dwell in heaven. 13:7 The beast 14 was permitted to go to war against the saints and conquer them. 15 He was given ruling authority 16 over every tribe, people, 17 language, and nation, 13:8 and all those who live on the earth will worship the beast, 18 everyone whose name has not been written since the foundation of the world 19 in the book of life belonging to the Lamb who was killed. 20 13:9 If anyone has an ear, he had better listen!
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