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The dragon is referring to Satan who caused 1/3 of the Angels (symbolically 'stars') to rebel against God and tried to kill Christ as a baby (through Herod's fanticide in Bethlehem) see verse 4 Rev 17:3 talks again of this 7 headed dragon calling him a 'beast' and this time there is a woman sitting on him. A woman symbolically is a church or religion. This ...


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Dragons are never a safe creature to be around, especially the fire breathing variety. The "dragon" with seven heads in the book of Revelation (Rev. 17: 7-8) is metaphorical idea of the antichrist according to Cardinal John Henri Newman (1801-1890) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henry_Newman] in his four lectures on The Patristical Idea of Antichrist. ...


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Rev3:14 and Prov8:22 are in direct parallelism. In prov 8:22 what is said the way of God is the creation of God as it can be observed from the next ideas. So in prov8:22wisdom is said to be the beginning of the creation of God. We can observe that here it doesn’t say in the beginning of the way of God. If the Wisdom was said to be ‘in’ the beginning of the ...


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The meaning can be found in the preceding verses: Revelation 2:20-23: Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols. And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she ...


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Understanding of "Lamb" Since we are discussing symbols that are Figurative(representative of another reality), as opposed to "Literal"(the Historical/Grammatical meaning of the word) it would behoove us to know what the "lamb" represented, in order to understand the possible 'figurative' understanding of it's 2 horns. Rev. 13:11, "Καὶ εἶδον ἄλλο ...



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