Sepia. 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. Also by allowing none to enjoy natural or civil rights, who will not worship that beast which is the image of the pagan beast. 13 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. (W), 11 Then I saw a second beast, coming out of the earth. (AK) 16 It also forced all people, great and small,(AL) rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads,(AM) 17 so that they could not buy or sell unless they had the mark,(AN) which is the name of the beast or the number of its name.(AO). View Downloads. 1 Then I stood on the sand of the sea. Revelation 13 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. To make an image to the beast, whose deadly wound was healed, would be to give form and power to his worship, or to require obedience to his commands. 13 And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, owith ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns and pblasphemous names on its heads. 18 This calls for wisdom. (AH) It ordered them to set up an image in honor of the beast who was wounded by the sword and yet lived. A Revelation to John. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. By lying wonders, pretended miracles. 13 The dragon[ a] stood on the shore of the sea. The Revelation 13 depiction of the “beast” is one of the most detailed and exacting descriptions of anything in the Bible. 11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. See the notes on Philemon 4:3. (1-10) Another beast, which has two horns like a lamb, but speaks as a dragon. Revelation 13 English Standard Version (ESV) The First Beast. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. But he who has wisdom and understanding, will see that all the enemies of God are numbered and marked out for destruction; that the term of their power will soon expire, and that all nations shall submit to our King of righteousness and peace.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. Revelation 13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Beast from the Sea. And to it the dragon gave his power and his throne and great authority. 3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast. 4 People worshiped the dragon because he had given authority to the beast, and they also worshiped the beast and asked, “Who is like(J) the beast? What does Revelation 13:13 mean? Chapter 13. 13 The dragon[a] stood on the shore of the sea. 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To worship the image of the beast, implies being subject to those things which stamp the character of the picture, and render it the image of the beast. 13:2 And the beast which I saw was like to a leopardess, and its feet as of a bear, and its mouth as a lion's mouth; and the dragon gave to it his power, and his throne, and great authority; Douay Rheims 13:2 And the beast, which I saw, was like to a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion. And I saw # Dan. And by severe censures. It exercised infernal power and policy, requiring men to render that honour to creatures which belongs to God alone. 14 Because of the signs(AF) it was given power to perform on behalf of the first beast, it deceived(AG) the inhabitants of the earth. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Revelation 13:11,12. (Y) 12 It exercised all the authority(Z) of the first beast on its behalf,(AA) and made the earth and its inhabitants worship the first beast,(AB) whose fatal wound had been healed. 13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men. 5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months. It appears to mean that worldly, oppressing dominion, which for many ages, even from the times of the Babylonish captivity, had been hostile to the church. It was set up by the devil, and supported by him. 15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. (AC) 13 And it performed great signs,(AD) even causing fire to come down from heaven(AE) to the earth in full view of the people. 12:3 having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a # Dan. (H) The whole world was filled with wonder(I) and followed the beast. These were written in the name of King Xerxes himself and sealed with his own ring. Revelation 15. It is a spiritual dominion, professing to be derived from Christ, and exercised at first in a gentle manner, but soon spake like the dragon. Related Content previous next. Hide Footnotes. 11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints. And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. Revelation 13. This powerful motive and encouragement to constancy, is the great design of the whole Revelation.11-18 Those who understand the first beast to denote a worldly power, take the second to be also a persecuting and assumed power, which acts under the disguise of religion, and of charity to the souls of men. 13 And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, with ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns and blasphemous names on its heads. It pursues the same design, to draw men from worshipping the true God, and to subject the souls of men to the will and control of men. 7:2, 7 a beast rising up out of the sea, # Rev. Its speech betrayed it; for it gives forth those false doctrines and cruel decrees, which show it to belong to the dragon, and not to the Lamb. To almost every religious dispute this number has yet been applied, and it may reasonably be doubted whether the meaning has yet been discovered. It is made a qualification for buying and selling, as well as for places of profit and trust, that they oblige themselves to use all their interest, power, and endeavour, to forward the dominion of the beast, which is meant by receiving his mark. Revelation 13:1: And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. with ten crowns on its horns, and on each head a blasphemous name. Revelation 13. 2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. 1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. (11-15) It obliges all to worship its image, and receive its mark, as persons devoted to it. Revelation 13:5,6 And there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; … Revelation 17:3,5 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw … Daniel 7:25 And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear … Default. Night. Revelation 13 is the thirteenth chapter of the Book of Revelation or the Apocalypse of John in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. The False Prophet puts on quite a show to convince people that he is Israel's messiah. (G) 3 One of the heads of the beast seemed to have had a fatal wound, but the fatal wound had been healed. And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him - That is, as immediately stated, all whose names are not in the book of life. (16-18)1-10 The apostle, standing on the shore, saw a savage beast rise out of the sea; a tyrannical, idolatrous, persecuting power, springing up out of the troubles which took place. Revelation 13:16-17 (1) And he causes all, (2) the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free men and the slaves, (3) to be given a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads and (4) he provides that no one will be able to buy or to sell, (5) except the one who has the mark, (6) either the name of the beast or the number of his name. On the word “worship,” see the notes on Revelation 13:4.. Whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb - That is, of the Lord Jesus - the Lamb of God. (F) The dragon gave the beast his power and his throne and great authority. The source of its power was the dragon. Revelation 13 New International Version The Beast out of the Sea 1 The dragon  stood on the shore of the sea. The whole world was filled with wonder and followed the beast." Here is the patience and the faith of the saints. The world admired its power, policy and success. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] The second beast (Revelation 13:1–2; 13:11) is most commonly referred to as the "False Prophet." [b](S), 10 “If anyone is to go into captivity, into captivity they will go.If anyone is to be killed[c] with the sword, with the sword they will be killed.”[d](U), This calls for patient endurance and faithfulness(V) on the part of God’s people. They paid honour and subjection to the devil and his instruments. The relationship between Chapter 13 and Chapter 17: Revelation 13:1 and 13:7 are keys to interpreting this chapter. 12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. Revelation 13 - NIV: The dragon stood on the shore of the sea. 13 Dispatches were sent by couriers to all the king’s provinces with the order to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews—young and old, women and children—on a single day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, and to plunder their goods. 7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. Revelation. 17:3 blasphemous name. 4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? Revelation 13 (King James Version) 1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. The number of the beast is given, so as to show the infinite wisdom of God, and to exercise the wisdom of men. Chapter 13. ... Print. who is able to make war with him? And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. 10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. (C) 2 The beast I saw resembled a leopard,(D) but had feet like those of a bear(E) and a mouth like that of a lion. 16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. + Text Size —. The Beast from the Sea. Revelation 13:3, NIV: "One of the heads of the beast seemed to have had a fatal wound, but the fatal wound had been healed. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Theme. 2 And the beast that I saw was qlike a leopard; its feet were like ra bear’s, and its mouth was like sa lion’s mouth. Deuteronomy 13:1-3 If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and gives … Matthew 24:24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall … Mark 13:22 For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall show signs … Acts 8:9-11 But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the … (AP) Let the person who has insight calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man. Hymns for Revelation 13 from Hymnary.org, an authoritative index of hymns and hymnals. 8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. 18 Here is wisdom. However, in Rev 17:14, we see that Christ defeats this beast. And I saw a … (X) It had two horns like a lamb, but it spoke like a dragon. The second beast has carried on its designs, by methods whereby men should be deceived to worship the former beast, in the new shape, or likeness made for it. John said, I saw another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had ________ like a lamb, and _______as a dragon.. ... verse 1 verse 2 verse 3 verse 4 verse 5 verse 6 verse 7 verse 8 verse 9 verse 10 verse 11 verse 12 verse 13 verse 14 verse 15 verse 16 verse 17 verse 18. During the Church age (Christian era, gospel era), this beast is allowed to make war against the Church and to overcome them through persecution and death (Rev 13:7). It exercised all the power of the former beast. 6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven. 13. 1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. 12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. Downloads Male Voice (MP3) Female Voice (MP3) Entire Book (PDF) Text Settings. It was a frightful monster! Revelation 18. All rights reserved worldwide. Revelation 20. Revelation Rainbow Missions, Inc., Rainbow Missions, Inc.; revision of the American Standard Version of 1901, Ed. It had ten horns and seven heads, with ten crowns on its horns, and on each head a blasphemous name. (M) 7 It was given power to wage war(N) against God’s holy people and to conquer them. 14 ThenIlooked,andbehold,onvMountZionwstoodtheLamb,andwithhimx144,000whoyhadhisnameandhis… Revelation 13:3, ESV : "One of its heads seemed to have a mortal wound, but its mortal wound was healed, and the whole earth marveled as they followed the beast." This text introduces a new power which will exist along with the leopard-like beast since it works “in its presence” This lamb-like beast is pictured after the leopard-like beast’s mortal wound has healed (after 1929)(described in Rev. 13:3,12,14) Second time mortal wound described 2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. (AI) 15 The second beast was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that the image could speak and cause all who refused to worship(AJ) the image to be killed. Revelation 17. There are many theories today on the identity of this “beast,” in Revelation 13, but I couldn’t find any that can say they have run a scriptural test on each word and phrase to confirm their view. Revelation 14. The book is traditionally attributed to John the Apostle, but the precise identity of the author remains a point of academic debate. The Book of Revelation 13 - NKJV Audio Bible PLUS Text This is from the New King James Version of The Bible. Christ has a chosen remnant, redeemed by his blood, recorded in his book, sealed by his Spirit; and though the devil and antichrist may overcome the body, and take away the natural life, they cannot conquer the soul, nor prevail with true believers to forsake their Saviour, and join his enemies. The number is the number of a man, computed after the usual manner among men, and it is 666. Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible. Perseverance in the faith of the gospel and true worship of God, in this great hour of trial and temptation, which would deceive all but the elect, is the character of those registered in the book of life. The first beast then began to oppress and persecute the righteous for righteousness' sake, but they suffered most under the fourth beast of Daniel, (the Roman empire,) which has afflicted the saints with many cruel persecutions. And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. (O) 8 All inhabitants of the earth(P) will worship the beast—all whose names have not been written in the Lamb’s book of life,(Q) the Lamb(R) who was slain from the creation of the world. The wounding the head may be the abolishing pagan idolatry; and the healing of the wound, introducing popish idolatry, the same in substance, only in a new dress, but which as effectually answers the devil's design. 13 And it* stood still on the sand of the sea.. And I saw a wild beast+ ascending out of the sea,+ with ten horns and seven heads, and on its horns ten diadems,* but on its heads blasphemous names. And it was given authority over every tribe, people, language and nation. Who can wage war against it?”, 5 The beast was given a mouth to utter proud words and blasphemies(K) and to exercise its authority for forty-two months. 2 And the beast that I saw was like a leopard; its feet were like a bear's, and its mouth was like a lion's mouth. 13 And the dragon stood on the sand of the  seashore. (A) It had ten horns and seven heads,(B) with ten crowns on its horns, and on each head a blasphemous name. A wild beast rises out of the sea, to whom the dragon gives his power. Evidently God did not want any mistake being made as to its identity. 9.1", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. What or who is intended by this, remains a mystery. 7:8; 11:36; Rev. Revelation 19. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. (L) 6 It opened its mouth to blaspheme God, and to slander his name and his dwelling place and those who live in heaven. The author records visions of two beasts or monsters which he saw while "standing on the seashore", the monster from the sea and the monster … Revelation 13 (New International Version, ©2010) Revelation 13 The Beast out of the Sea 1 The dragon[a] stood on the shore of the sea. Yet the devil's power and success are limited. and a mouth like that of a lion. Od. 14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live. Revelation 16. This person is a partner in evil with the first beast, most often labelled as the Antichrist. [e](AQ) That number is 666. 13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down … Footnotes.