Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

And they offered worship to the Dragon, because it was to him that the Wild Beast owed his dominion; and they also offered worship to the Wild Beast, and said, "Who is there like him? And who is able to engage in battle with him?"

New American Standard Bible

they worshiped the dragon because he gave his authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who is able to wage war with him?"

King James Version

And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

Holman Bible

They worshiped the dragon because he gave authority to the beast. And they worshiped the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast? Who is able to wage war against him?”

International Standard Version

They worshipped the dragon because it had given authority to the beast. They also worshipped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who can fight a war with it?"

A Conservative Version

And they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the beast. And they worshiped the beast, saying, Who is like the beast, and who is able to war against it?

American Standard Version

and they worshipped the dragon, because he gave his authority unto the beast; and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? And who is able to war with him?

Amplified

They fell down and paid homage to the dragon, because he had bestowed on the beast all his dominion and authority; they also praised and worshiped the beast, exclaiming, Who is a match for the beast, and, Who can make war against him?

An Understandable Version

And they [all] worshiped the dragon because he had given authority to the beast. And they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast?" and "Who is able to wage war against him?"

Anderson New Testament

And they worshiped the dragon, because he gave authority to the beast: and they worshiped the beast, saying, Who is like the beast? and, Who is able to make war with him?

Bible in Basic English

And they gave worship to the dragon, because he gave authority to the beast; and worshipping the beast, they said, Who is like the beast? and who is able to go to war with him?

Common New Testament

Men worshipped the dragon, because he had given his authority to the beast, and they worshipped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who can make war against him?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

They worshipped the dragon which had given his power to the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, "who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?"

Darby Translation

And they did homage to the dragon, because he gave the authority to the beast; and they did homage to the beast, saying, Who is like to the beast? and who can make war with it?

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

and they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the wild beast, saying, Who is like to the beast? who can war against it?

Godbey New Testament

and they worshiped the dragon, because he gave authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying; Who is like the beast? and who is able to make war with him?

Goodspeed New Testament

and worshiped the dragon for having given the animal his authority, and they worshiped the animal, and said, "Who is there like the animal? Who can fight with it?"

John Wesley New Testament

because he gave the authority to the wild beast; and worshiped the wild beast, saying, Who is like the wild beast? and who can war with him?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they worshipped the dragon which had given the authority unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast; saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with it?

Julia Smith Translation

And they worshipped the dragon which gave power to the wild beast: and they worshipped the wild beast, saying, Who like the beast? who shall be able to war with him

King James 2000

And they worshiped the dragon who gave power unto the beast: and they worshiped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they worshiped the dragon because he had given authority to the beast, and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who [is] like the beast, and who is able to make war with him?

Modern King James verseion

And they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the beast. And they worshiped the beast, saying, Who is like the beast? Who is able to make war with it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and they worshipped the dragon, which gave power unto the beast, and they worshipped the beast, saying, "Who is like unto the beast? who is able to war with him?"

Moffatt New Testament

worshipping the dragon for having given authority to the Beast, and worshipping the Beast with the cry, "Who is like the Beast? Who can fight with him?"

Montgomery New Testament

Men worshiped the dragon because he gave his authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying. "Who is like the beast? Who can fight with him?"

NET Bible

they worshiped the dragon because he had given ruling authority to the beast, and they worshiped the beast too, saying: "Who is like the beast?" and "Who is able to make war against him?"

New Heart English Bible

They worshiped the dragon, because he gave his authority to the beast, and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast? Who is able to make war with him?"

Noyes New Testament

And they worshipped the dragon, because he gave the authority to the beast; and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like to the beast, and who is able to make war with him?

Sawyer New Testament

and they worshipped the dragon, because he gave power to the beast, and worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like the beast, and who is able to make war with him?

The Emphasized Bible

and did homage unto the dragon, because he gave his authority unto the wild-beast; and they did homage unto the wild-beast, saying - Who is like unto the wild-beast? and Who can make war with him?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And they worshipped the dragon who had given authority to the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like to the beast? who is able to wage war with him?

Twentieth Century New Testament

and men worshiped the Dragon, because he had given his dominion to the Beast; while, as they worshiped the Beast, they said-- 'Who can compare with the Beast? and who can fight with it?'

Webster

And they worshiped the dragon which gave power to the beast: and they worshiped the beast, saying, Who is like the beast? who is able to make war with him?

Williams New Testament

and worshiped the dragon for giving the wild beast his authority; they also worshiped the wild beast, and said, "Who is there like the wild beast? Who is there to make war on him?"

World English Bible

They worshiped the dragon, because he gave his authority to the beast, and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast? Who is able to make war with him?"

Worrell New Testament

And they worshiped the dragon, because he gave his authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who is able to make war with him?"

Worsley New Testament

And they worshipped the dragon, who gave his power to the beast, and they worshipped the beast likewise, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war against him?

Youngs Literal Translation

and they did bow before the dragon who did give authority to the beast, and they did bow before the beast, saying, 'Who is like to the beast? who is able to war with it?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

προσκυνέω 
Proskuneo 
προσκυνέω 
Proskuneo 
Usage: 49
Usage: 49

the dragon
δράκων 
Drakon 
Usage: 13

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

unto the beast
θηρίον 
therion 
Usage: 46

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the beast
θηρίον 
therion 
θηρίον 
therion 
Usage: 46
Usage: 46

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is like unto
ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is able
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

to make war
πολεμέω 
Polemeo 
Usage: 6

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

References

Context Readings

The First Beast From The Sea

3 I saw that one of his heads seemed to have been mortally wounded; but his mortal wound was healed, and the whole world was amazed and followed him. 4 And they offered worship to the Dragon, because it was to him that the Wild Beast owed his dominion; and they also offered worship to the Wild Beast, and said, "Who is there like him? And who is able to engage in battle with him?" 5 And there was given him a mouth full of boastful and blasphemous words; and liberty of action was granted him for forty-two months.


Cross References

Revelation 13:2

The Wild Beast which I saw resembled a leopard, and had feet like the feet of a bear, and his mouth was like the mouth of a lion; and it was to the Dragon that he owed his power and his throne and his wide dominion.

Revelation 18:18

stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, 'What city is like this great city?'

Revelation 18:18

stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, 'What city is like this great city?'

Revelation 18:18

stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, 'What city is like this great city?'

Revelation 18:18

stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, 'What city is like this great city?'

Revelation 18:18-38

stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, 'What city is like this great city?'

Revelation 18:18-37

stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, 'What city is like this great city?'

1 Corinthians 10:20-22

No, but that which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, not to God; and I would not have you have fellowship with one another through the demons.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the god of this present age has blinded their unbelieving minds so as to shut out the sunshine of the Good News of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

and exalts himself above, every so-called 'god' or object of worship, and goes the length of taking his seat in the very temple of God, giving it out that he himself is God.

Revelation 9:20

But the rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues, did not even then repent and leave the things they had made, so as to cease worshipping the demons, and the idols of gold and silver, bronze, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear, nor move.

Revelation 12:3

And another marvel was seen in Heaven--a great fiery-red Dragon, with seven heads and ten horns; and on his heads were seven kingly crowns.

Revelation 13:12-13

And the authority of the first Wild Beast--the whole of that authority--he exercises in his presence, and he causes the earth and its inhabitants to worship the first Wild Beast, whose mortal wound had been healed.

Revelation 13:15

And power was granted him to give breath to the statue of the Wild Beast, so that the statue of the Wild Beast could even speak and cause all who refuse to worship it to be put to death.

Revelation 17:14

They will make war upon the Lamb, and the Lamb will triumph over them; for He is Lord of lords and King of kings. And those who accompany Him--called, as they are, and chosen, and faithful--shall share in the victory."

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