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Summary

And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.

The thousand

And after

General references

Bible References

Cast

Revelation 20:1
Then I saw an angel descending from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the abyss and a huge chain.
Revelation 17:8
The beast you saw was, and is not, but is about to come up from the abyss and then go to destruction. The inhabitants of the earth -- all those whose names have not been written in the book of life since the foundation of the world -- will be astounded when they see that the beast was, and is not, but is to come.

And set

Daniel 6:17
Then a stone was brought and placed over the opening to the den. The king sealed it with his signet ring and with those of his nobles so that nothing could be changed with regard to Daniel.
Matthew 27:66
So they went with the soldiers of the guard and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone.

Should deceive

Revelation 20:8
and will go out to deceive the nations at the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to bring them together for the battle. They are as numerous as the grains of sand in the sea.
Revelation 12:9
So that huge dragon -- the ancient serpent, the one called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world -- was thrown down to the earth, and his angels along with him.
Revelation 13:14
and, by the signs he was permitted to perform on behalf of the beast, he deceived those who live on the earth. He told those who live on the earth to make an image to the beast who had been wounded by the sword, but still lived.
Revelation 16:14
For they are the spirits of the demons performing signs who go out to the kings of the earth to bring them together for the battle that will take place on the great day of God, the All-Powerful.
Revelation 17:2
with whom the kings of the earth committed sexual immorality and the earth's inhabitants got drunk with the wine of her immorality."
Matthew 24:24
For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by his treachery, your minds may be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
The arrival of the lawless one will be by Satan's working with all kinds of miracles and signs and false wonders,

The thousand

Psalm 90:4
Yes, in your eyes a thousand years are like yesterday that quickly passes, or like one of the divisions of the nighttime.
2 Peter 3:8
Now, dear friends, do not let this one thing escape your notice, that a single day is like a thousand years with the Lord and a thousand years are like a single day.

And after

Revelation 20:7
Now when the thousand years are finished, Satan will be released from his prison

General references

Matthew 12:29
How else can someone enter a strong man's house and steal his property, unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can thoroughly plunder the house.
Mark 3:27
But no one is able to enter a strong man's house and steal his property unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can thoroughly plunder his house.
Luke 11:22
But when a stronger man attacks and conquers him, he takes away the first man's armor on which the man relied and divides up his plunder.

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