Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.
And they have tails similar to scorpions, and stings. And in their tails they have power to hurt men five months.
And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which grew exceedingly great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the glorious [land].
And the woman whom thou saw is the great city having reign over the kings of the earth.
As an eagle that stirs up her nest, that flutters over her young, he spread abroad his wings. He took them. He bore them on his pinions.
Before she travailed, she brought forth. Before her pain came, she was delivered of a man-child.
I beheld, and the same horn made war with the sanctified, and prevailed against them
Then Herod having called the wise men privately, ascertained from them what time the star appeared.
This man, who cunningly victimized our race, mistreated our fathers to make their infants be placed outside in order not to keep alive.
And when the dragon saw that he was cast to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male.