Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.
Then I stood on the sand of the sea. I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads. On his horns were ten crowns, and on his heads, blasphemous names.
When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them, and kill them.
The beast that you saw was, and is not; and is about to come up out of the abyss and to go into destruction. Those who dwell on the earth and whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world will marvel when they see that the beast was, and is not, and shall be present.
And he had
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.
For those who are such don't serve our Lord, Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by their smooth and flattering speech, they deceive the hearts of the innocent.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles.
And he spake
and that no one would be able to buy or to sell, unless he has that mark, the name of the beast or the number of his name.
Another sign was seen in heaven. Behold, a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven crowns.
I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. When I saw her, I wondered with great amazement.
I considered the horns, and behold, there came up among them another horn, a little one, before which three of the first horns were plucked up by the roots: and behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of a man, and a mouth speaking great things.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
he who opposes and exalts himself against all that is called God or that is worshiped; so that he sits as God in the temple of God, setting himself up as God.
that the godless man may not reign, that there be no one to ensnare the people.