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[Just to make my bias clear up front, I don't agree with the NASB's interpretation in this instance.] I don't know any of the NASB translators personally (I'm not famous or anything thankfully), so I don't know for sure why they interpreted this passage in this way. C. Stirling Bartholomew explained the most likely possibilities (in my opinion). I'm ...


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Rev. 1:10 I was in the spirit on the Lord’s day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet Rev. 4:1   After this I looked, and there in heaven a door stood open! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.” Rev. 1:10 ἐγενόμην ἐν ...


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The "man-child" caught up to the Throne of God is clearly Christ. From Hippolytus(An Early Church Father) "On Christ and Antichrist" pgr. 61 by which is meant that the Church, always bringing forth Christ, the perfect man-child of God, who is declared to be God and man, becomes the instructor of all the nations. And the words, her child was caught ...


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There is a completely different view that has not been mentioned. I'm merely pointing it out. Walid Shoebat has stated that he believes this was not originally Greek but that John had written what he had seen and in transcription the copyists went letter by letter not how those letters have looked.See the video He puts forth the idea that it was actually ...


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There are no significant manuscript or translation issues with this verse, though some versions do offer a somewhat different verb tense. In response to the good report that even demons were subject to his name, Jesus said to the 70, “I was watching Satan fall from heaven like lightning” (Lk.10:18b, NASB). According to the gospel writer, Jesus did ...


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When I need to look a Bible Passage up on the internet I usually go to BibleHub.com or BibleGateway.com. when I went to BibleHub I found that every translation they had listed used the name Satan, except for one, Young's Literal Translation which follows and he said to them, 'I was beholding the Adversary, as lightning from the heaven having fallen; ...


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The 9th century codex that cites 646 for revelation is the numerical value total for the expression "amil marduk" (man of marduk). 666 is the numerical value total for "nebekednesser" (e = eta). 6l6 is the numerical value total for the son and successor of nebekednesser, namely, "ewil marduk" (e = epsilon). 665 is an example of the kabalistic rule of colel ...


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The context of the passage points to the second beast. Chapter 13 begins with the beast who comes up out of the sea (ἐκ τῆς θαλάσσης θηρίον ἀναβαῖνον). However, the subject changes to 'another beast' in v. 11, who was 'coming up from the earth' (ἄλλο θηρίον ἀναβαῖνον ἐκ τῆς γῆς). It is within the context of this second beast where discussion of its number ...


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From the NET footnotes: 55 tc A few MSS (𝔓115 C, along with a few MSS known to Irenaeus {and two minuscule MSS, 5 and 11, no longer extant}), read 616 here, and several other witnesses have other variations. Irenaeus’ mention of MSS that have 616 is balanced by his rejection of such witnesses in this case. As intriguing as the reading 616 is (since the ...



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