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Revelation 13

1 And I saw [the] wild-beast coming up from the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and upon his horns ten diadems, and upon his heads [were] names of slander [against God]. 2 And the wild-beast which I saw was like [a] leopard, and his feet [were] like [a] bear, and his mouth [was] like [the] mouth of [a] lion. And the dragon gave to him his ability, and his throne, and his great authority. 3 And one of his heads [was as though] sealed for death, and the wound of his death was healed. And the whole land marveled after the wild-beast, 4 and worshipped the dragon, because he gave authority to the wild-beast, and they worshipped the wild-beast saying: Who is like the wild-beast, and who is able to make war with him? 5 And to him was given [a] mouth to be speaking great [things] and slanders, and to him was given authority to continue forty two months. 6 And his mouth was opened for slander against God, to slander his name and his tent1, and those tenting in heaven. 7 And to him was given to make war with the holy [ones] and to overcome them, and to him was given authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation. 8 And all those dwelling on the land worship him, of whom his name is not written in the scroll of zoe-life2 of the lamb [that was] slain from the foundation of the world. 9 If anyone has ears, let3 him be hearing. 10 If anyone [leads] into captivity, into captivity does he go. If anyone kills with the sword, he must be killed with sword. Here is the endurance and faith of the holy [ones]. 11 And I saw another wild-beast coming up out of the land, and he had two horns like [a] lamb, and he was speaking like [a] dragon. 12 And he exercised all the authority of the first wild-beast before him. And he causes the land and those dwelling in it that they worship the first wild-beast, of whom his wound of death was healed. 13 And he does great signs, in order that he even make fire to be coming down from heaven to earth before men. 14 And he deceives those dwelling on the land by the signs which were given to him to do before the wild-beast, saying to those dwelling on the land to make [an] image of the wild-beast, who has the wound of the sword and he zoe-lived2. 15 And it was given to him to give spirit to the image of the wild-beast, in order that the image of the wild-beast even speak, and cause that as many as do not worship the image of the beast be killed. 16 And he causes all, small and great, and wealthy and poor, and free and slave, that they give to them [a] mark on their right hand or upon their forehead, 17 and that no one be able to buy or sell except the [one] having the mark, the name of the wild-beast, or the number of his name. 18 Here is wisdom. The [one] having understanding, let3 him count the number of the wild-beast, for it is [the] number of [a] man. And his number [is] six hundred sixty six.

1i.e. Tabernacle

2from ZOE "ZOH-ay" (ζωη)—Life 'collectively', interdependent, interconnected. Although it means 'life' in the conventional sense (for example: Matt.9:18, Matt.27:63, Luke.2:36, Acts.25:24, Rom.7:2, 2Cor.1:8, 1Thes.4:17, 1Tim.5:10, Rev.19:20), Jesus uses ZOE exclusively of 'life eternal' (with the possible exceptions of Luke.15:13, Luke.16:25). The other N.T. writers use ZOE in both senses—temporal and eternal, generally clear from the context. The Father is the 'zoe-living God' (see Matt.16:16). The Septuagint (LXX) in Gen.2:7 has "...[God] breathed into his nostrils the breath of zoe-life, and the man became a zoe-living psyche-life" (and see 1Cor.15:45); and Gen.3:20 (LXX) "And Adam called his wife's name ZOE, because she was the mother of all zoe-living." Contrast PSYCHE (ψυχη): an individual manifestation of life/consciousness. See John.12:25 where both ZOE and PSYCHE occur. Greek also has the word BIOS (βιoς ) for 'life' in the sense of biological processes.