Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
and they roar'd out, Jesus, thou son of God, what injury have we done you? are you come here to torment us before the time?
and every one that abandons his family, his brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my sake, shall receive in that age an hundred times the value, and shall inherit hereafter everlasting life.
and crying with a loud voice, said, "what injury have I done you, Jesus, thou son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, not to torment me."
but if I cast out demons by the finger of God, it follows, that the reign of the Messiah is now begun among you.
now is this world condemn'd: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.
of judgment, because the prince of this world is condemn'd.
the God of peace will soon bruise Satan under your feet. the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.
Since then the children were made subject to a state of mortality, so he himself likewise was subject to the same condition: that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;
So the devils entreated him, saying, if you force us out, suffer us to retire into the herd of swine.
besides, how could any one enter into the house of a man of might to rob him of his goods, except he first master the strong man? and then indeed he might plunder his house.
no one can enter into a strong man's house, and plunder his goods, unless the man be first secur'd.
but if a stronger than he should assault, and overcome him, he will strip him of all his furniture on which he relyed, and divide the plunder.
When the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,