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Summary

And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.

Seven crowns

General references

Bible References

Wonder

Revelation 12:1
A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of 12 stars on her head.

A great

Revelation 12:4
His tail swept away a third of the stars in heaven and hurled them to the earth. And the dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she did give birth he might devour her child.
Revelation 13:2
The beast I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like a bear’s, and his mouth was like a lion’s mouth. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority.
Revelation 16:13
Then I saw three unclean spirits like frogs coming from the dragon’s mouth, from the beast’s mouth, and from the mouth of the false prophet.
Revelation 17:3
So he carried me away in the Spirit to a desert. I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was covered with blasphemous names and had seven heads and 10 horns.
Revelation 20:2
He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent who is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for 1,000 years.
Isaiah 27:1
On that day the Lord with His harsh, great, and strong sword, will bring judgment on Leviathan, the fleeing serpent—Leviathan, the twisting serpent. He will slay the monster that is in the sea.
Isaiah 51:9
Wake up, wake up!
Put on the strength of the Lord’s power.
Wake up as in days past,
as in generations of long ago.
Wasn’t it You who hacked Rahab to pieces,
who pierced the sea monster?

Seven heads

Revelation 13:1
And I saw a beast coming up out of the sea. He had 10 horns and seven heads. On his horns were 10 diadems, and on his heads were blasphemous names.
Revelation 17:9
“Here is the mind with wisdom: The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman is seated.

Ten

Revelation 17:3
So he carried me away in the Spirit to a desert. I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was covered with blasphemous names and had seven heads and 10 horns.
Isaiah 9:15
The head is the elder, the honored one;
the tail is the prophet, the lying teacher.
Daniel 2:42
and that the toes of the feet were partly iron and partly fired clay—part of the kingdom will be strong, and part will be brittle.
Daniel 7:7
“While I was watching in the night visions, a fourth beast appeared, frightening and dreadful, and incredibly strong, with large iron teeth. It devoured and crushed, and it trampled with its feet whatever was left. It was different from all the beasts before it, and it had 10 horns.

Seven crowns

Revelation 13:1
And I saw a beast coming up out of the sea. He had 10 horns and seven heads. On his horns were 10 diadems, and on his heads were blasphemous names.

General references

Isaiah 66:7
Before Zion was in labor, she gave birth;
before she was in pain, she delivered a boy.
Daniel 7:21
As I was watching, this horn waged war against the holy ones and was prevailing over them
Matthew 2:7
Then Herod secretly summoned the wise men and asked them the exact time the star appeared.

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