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.

Bible References

His tail

Revelation 9:10
And they have tails similar to scorpions, and stings. And in their tails they have power to hurt men five months.
Daniel 8:9
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].

Of the

Revelation 17:18
And the woman whom thou saw is the great city having reign over the kings of the earth.

General references

Deuteronomy 32:11
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.
Isaiah 66:7
Before she travailed, she brought forth. Before her pain came, she was delivered of a man-child.
Daniel 7:21
I beheld, and the same horn made war with the sanctified, and prevailed against them
Matthew 2:7
Then Herod having called the wise men privately, ascertained from them what time the star appeared.
Acts 7:19
This man, who cunningly victimized our race, mistreated our fathers to make their infants be placed outside in order not to keep alive.
Revelation 12:13
And when the dragon saw that he was cast to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male.