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 like unto scorpions, and stings, and, in their tails, is their licence to injure men five months.
Daniel 8:9
and, out of the first of them, came forth a little horn, - which became exceedingly great, against the south and against the east, and against the beautiful land ;

Of the

Revelation 17:18
And, the woman whom thou sawest, is the great city, which hath sovereignty over the kings of the earth.

General references

Deuteronomy 32:11
As, an eagle, stirreth up his nest, Over his young ones, fluttereth, Spreadeth abroad his wings, taketh one, Beareth it up on his pinions,
Isaiah 66:7
Before she travaileth, she hath brought forth, - Before her pains come to her, she hath given birth to a man-child!
Daniel 7:21
I continued looking, when, this horn, made war with the holy ones, - and prevailed against them:
Matthew 2:7
Then Herod, privately, calling the wise men, ascertained from them the time of the appearing star;
Acts 7:19
The same, dealing craftily with our race, ill-treated our fathers, so as to cause their babes to be exposed, to the end they might not be suffered to live.
Revelation 12:13
And, when the dragon saw that he was cast to the earth, he pursued the woman who had brought forth the manchild.