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 pointed tails like scorpions; and in their tails is their power to give men wounds for five months.
And out of one of them came another horn, a little one, which became very great, stretching to the south and to the east and to the beautiful land.
And the woman whom you saw is the great town, which is ruling over the kings of the earth.
As an eagle, teaching her young to make their flight, with her wings outstretched over them, takes them up on her strong feathers:
Before her pains came, she gave birth; before her pains, she gave birth to a man-child.
And I saw how that horn made war on the saints and overcame them,
Then Herod sent for the wise men privately, and put questions to them about what time the star had been seen.
He, having evil designs against our nation, was cruel to our fathers, and they were forced to put out their young children, so that they might not go on living.
And when the dragon saw that he was forced down to the earth, he made cruel attacks on the woman who gave birth to the male child.