The Woman And Her Son Versus The Dragon

1 And a great sign was seen in heaven: a A woman clothed with the sun, and with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.

1 A great (A)sign appeared (B)in heaven: (C)a woman (D)clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars;

1 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:

1 A great sign(a) appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of 12 stars on her head.(A)

1 A spectacular sign appeared in the sky: a woman dressed with the sun, who had the moon under her feet and a victor's crown of twelve stars on her head.

2 And she was with child; and she gave a cry, in the pains of childbirth.

2 and she was with child; and she *(E)cried out, being in labor and in pain to give birth.

2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.

2 She was pregnant and cried out in labor and agony as she was about to give birth.

2 She was pregnant and was crying out from her labor pains, the agony of giving birth.

3 And there was seen another sign in heaven; a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven crowns.

3 Then (F)another sign appeared in heaven: and behold, a great red (G)dragon having (H)seven heads and (I)ten horns, and on his heads were (J)seven diadems.

3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.

3 Then another sign(b) appeared in heaven: There was a great fiery red dragon having seven heads and 10 horns,(B) and on his heads were seven diadems.(c)

3 Then another sign appeared in the sky: a huge red dragon with seven heads, ten horns, and seven royal crowns on its heads.

4 And his tail was pulling a third part of the stars of heaven down to the earth, and the dragon took his place before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when the birth had taken place he might put an end to her child.

4 And his tail *swept away a (K)third of the stars of heaven and (L)threw them to the earth. And the (M)dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she gave birth (N)he might devour her child.

4 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.

4 His tail swept away a third of the stars in heaven and hurled them to the earth.(C) And the dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she did give birth he might devour her child.

4 Its tail swept away one-third of the stars in the sky and knocked them down to the earth. Then the dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth so that it could devour her child when it was born.

5 And she gave birth to a son, a male child, who was to have rule over all the nations with a rod of iron: and her child was taken up to God and to his high seat.

5 And (O)she gave birth to a son, a male child, who is to (a)(P)rule all the (b)nations with a rod of iron; and her child was (Q)caught up to God and to His throne.

5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.

5 But she gave birth to a Son—a male who is going to shepherd(d) all nations with an iron scepter(D)—and her child was caught up to God and to His throne.

5 She gave birth to a son, a boy, who is to rule all the nations with an iron scepter. But her child was snatched away and taken to God and to his throne.

6 And the woman went in flight to the waste land, where she has a place made ready by God, so that there they may give her food a thousand, two hundred and sixty days.

6 Then the woman fled into the wilderness where she *had a place prepared by God, so that there (c)she would be nourished for (R)one thousand two hundred and sixty days.

6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days.

6 The woman fled into the wilderness, where she had a place prepared by God,(E) to be fed there(e) for 1,260 days.(F)

6 Then the woman fled into the wilderness, where a place had been prepared for her by God so that she might be taken care of for 1,260 days.

Satan Thrown Down From Heaven To Earth

7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels going out to the fight with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels made war,

7 And there was war in heaven, (S)Michael and his angels waging war with the (T)dragon. The dragon and (U)his angels waged war,

7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

7 Then war broke out in heaven: Michael(G) and his angels fought against the dragon. The dragon and his angels also fought,

7 Then a war broke out in heaven. Michael and his angels fought with the dragon, and the dragon and its angels fought back.

8 And they were overcome, and there was no more place for them in heaven.

8 and they were not strong enough, and there was no longer a place found for them in heaven.

8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

8 but he could not prevail, and there was no place for them in heaven any longer.

8 But it was not strong enough, and there was no longer any place for them in heaven.

9 And the great dragon was forced down, the old snake, who is named the Evil One and Satan, by whom all the earth is turned from the right way; he was forced down to the earth, and his angels were forced down with him.

9 And the great (V)dragon was thrown down, the (W)serpent of old who is called the devil and (X)Satan, who (Y)deceives the whole (d)world; he was (Z)thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

9 So the great dragon was thrown out—the ancient serpent,(H) who is called the Devil(f) and Satan,(g)(I) the one who deceives the whole world.(J) He was thrown to earth, and his angels with him.

9 The huge dragon was hurled down. That ancient serpent, called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, along with its angels.

10 And a great voice in heaven came to my ears, saying, Now is come the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ: because he who says evil against our brothers before our God day and night is forced down.

10 Then I heard (AA)a loud voice in heaven, saying,“Now the (AB)salvation, and the power, and the (AC)kingdom of our God and the authority of His Christ have come, for the (AD)accuser of our brethren has been thrown down, he who accuses them before our God day and night.

10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.

10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say:The salvation and the powerand the kingdom of our Godand the authority of His Messiahhave now come,because the accuser(K) of our brothershas been thrown out:the one who accuses thembefore our God day and night.

10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say, "Now the salvation, the power, the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Messiah have come. For the one who accuses our brothers, who accuses them day and night in the presence of our God, has been thrown out.

11 And they overcame him through the blood of the Lamb and the word of their witness; and loving not their lives they freely gave themselves up to death.

11 And they (AE)overcame him because of (AF)the blood of the Lamb and because of (AG)the word of their testimony, and they (AH)did not love their life even (e)when faced with death.

11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

11 They conquered himby the blood of the Lamband by the word of their testimony,for they did not love their livesin the face of death.(L)

11 Our brothers conquered him by the blood of the lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they did not cling to their lives even in the face of death.

12 Be glad then, O heavens, and you who are in them. But there is trouble for the earth and the sea: because the Evil One has come down to you, being very angry, having the knowledge that he has but a short time.

12 For this reason, (AI)rejoice, O heavens and (AJ)you who (f)dwell in them. (AK)Woe to the earth and the sea, because (AL)the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, knowing that he has only (AM)a short time.”

12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.

12 Therefore rejoice, you heavens,and you who dwell in them!Woe to the earth and the sea,for the Devil has come down to youwith great fury,because he knows he has a short time.

12 So be glad, heavens, and those who live in them! How terrible it is for the earth and the sea, because the Devil has come down to you, filled with rage, knowing that his time is short!"

The Woman Persecuted

13 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.

13 And when the (AN)dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted (AO)the woman who gave birth to the male child.

13 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.

13 When the dragon saw that he had been thrown to earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child.

13 When the dragon saw that it had been thrown down to the earth, it pursued the woman who had given birth to the boy.

14 And there were given to the woman two wings of a great eagle, so that she might go in flight into the waste land, to her place, where she is given food for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the snake.

14 But the (AP)two wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, so that she could fly (AQ)into the wilderness to her place, where she *was nourished for (AR)a time and times and half a time, from the (g)presence of the serpent.

14 And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.

14 The woman was given two wings of a great eagle, so that she could fly from the serpent’s presence to her place in the wilderness, where she was fed for a time, times, and half a time.(h)(M)

14 However, the woman was given the two wings of a large eagle so that she could fly away from the serpent to her place in the wilderness, where she could be taken care of for a time, times, and half a time.

15 And the snake sent out of his mouth after the woman a river of water, so that she might be taken away by the stream.

15 And the (AS)serpent (h)poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, so that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood.

15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.

15 From his mouth the serpent spewed water like a river flowing after the woman, to sweep her away in a torrent.

15 From its mouth the serpent spewed water like a river behind the woman in order to sweep her away with the flood.

16 And the earth gave help to the woman, and with open mouth took up the river which the dragon sent out of his mouth.

16 (i)But the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and drank up the river which the dragon (j)poured out of his mouth.

16 And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.

16 But the earth helped the woman. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed up the river that the dragon had spewed from his mouth.

16 But the earth helped the woman by opening its mouth and swallowing the river that the dragon had spewed from its mouth.

17 And the dragon was angry with the woman and went away to make war on the rest of her seed, who keep the orders of God, and the witness of Jesus:

17 So the dragon was enraged with the woman, and went off to (AT)make war with the rest of her (k)(AU)children, who (AV)keep the commandments of God and (AW)hold to the testimony of Jesus.

17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

17 So the dragon was furious with the woman and left to wage war(N) against the rest of her offspring(i)—those who keep God’s commands and have the testimony about Jesus.(O)

17 The dragon became angry with the woman and went away to do battle against the rest of her children, the ones who keep God's commandments and hold on to the testimony about Jesus.

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