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 like unto scorpions, and stings, and, in their tails, is their licence to injure men five months.
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 ;
And, the woman whom thou sawest, is the great city, which hath sovereignty over the kings of the earth.
As, an eagle, stirreth up his nest, Over his young ones, fluttereth, Spreadeth abroad his wings, taketh one, Beareth it up on his pinions,
Before she travaileth, she hath brought forth, - Before her pains come to her, she hath given birth to a man-child!
I continued looking, when, this horn, made war with the holy ones, - and prevailed against them:
Then Herod, privately, calling the wise men, ascertained from them the time of the appearing star;
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.
And, when the dragon saw that he was cast to the earth, he pursued the woman who had brought forth the manchild.