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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Revelation Chapters 10,11,12 in the AWPR and KJV Versions (Repost for Alex Jones @ Infowars and World-wide To Read And Study)




The following Alternate Word Pictures With Reiterations Translation is my personal work-product.  It is done to help those who want the rich fullness of the Koine Greek Text that the New Testament was in to transcend also into the English language for the English reader.  -  Brianroy 



King James Version in Aqua Blue

Alternate Word Pictures with reiterations in Yellow

Commentary in Green


Explanatory Definitions May Also Appear In Fuchsia 





Revelation 10

 1And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:   (KJV)

          (1)   And behold, look and see;
                  I saw another Angel of the same kind,
                  strong - valiant - severe,
                  descending / coming down out of Heaven,
                  having been clothed round about (with) a cloud;
                  also an iris/ circular rainbow upon the head
                  and the face of him as the sun,
                  and the feet of him as pillars / columns of fire;    
                  (AWPR)



 2And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth,       (KJV)

          (2)   And he held - possessed - had in the hand of him
                 a small / little   scroll / book  having been open-opened.

                 And he set - placed - laid his right foot upon 
                 the enclosed - contained Sea,
                 then the left [foot] upon the land / earth,  
                 (AWPR)



 3And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.    (KJV)

          (3)   And (he) hoarsely cried out with a great sound/voice
                  just as - exactly like a lion roars.

                  And when he hoarsely cried out,
                  the 7 Thunders talked / spoke at random, 
                  themselves (having) voices.       (AWPR)


 4And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Seal up those things which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not.     (KJV)

          (4)   And when the 7  Thunders   talked / spoke at random,
                  the voices themselves, 
                  I was at the point of - about to    
                  inscribe / write;
                  and I heard attentively a Voice sounding out of Heaven
                  saying / speaking to me, 
                       'Seal - enclose up and make secure 
                 [as though sealing and making secure with a signet ring]
                        what things the 7 Thunders spoke at random,
                        and should not these things write.'      
                  (AWPR)


 5And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven,    (KJV)

          (5)   And the Angel whom I beheld / saw standing fast 
                 upon the enclosed - contained Sea
                 and upon the land / earth
                 lifted / raised up the hand of him into Heaven,    
                (AWPR)



 6And sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer:     (KJV)

          (6)   and declared an oath / swore 
                  by Him living into the Ages of the Ages --
                  who Created / Produced From Nothing
                  the heavens and the things in it,
                  and the Earth and the things in it,
                  and the enclosed / contained sea and the things in it --
                  that TIME  [as it is measured]
                  shall certainly be no longer / no longer be : 
                 (AWPR) 


   7But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.    (KJV)

          (7)   But on the contrary, 
                 in the days of the Voice of the 7th Angel, 
                 whenever or so often as he is at the point of - about to
                 trumpet,   also may be ended - accomplished - completed 
                 the hidden esoteric knowledge of - the mystery of GOD,
                 as He preached / carried about the Good Message
                 to the slaves of Himself, the prophets.   
                 (AWPR)



 8And the voice which I heard from heaven spake unto me again, and said, Go and take the little book which is open in the hand of the angel which standeth upon the sea and upon the earth.    (KJV)

          (8)   Also the sound of the Voice  
                 which I heard attentively out of Heaven
                 (came) back again, speaking randomly with me, 
                 and saying / speaking,
                      'Go away / depart.
                       Take -seize - lay hold of the small - little scroll
                        having been open - opened in the hand of the Angel
                        standing fast upon the enclosed - contained Sea
                        and upon the land / earth.'   
                       (AWPR)


 9And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey.     (KJV)

          (9)   And I went away / departed after,
                  up to and alongside the Angel,
                  speaking / saying to him, 
                       'Give up - deliver over to - bestow upon   me
                        the small / little    scroll / book 
                        having been open-opened
                        in the hand of the Angel standing fast
                        upon the enclosed - contained Sea
                        and upon the land / earth.'    
                       (AWPR)



 10And I took the little book out of the angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in my mouth sweet as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter.     (KJV)

          (10)  And he spoke / said to me, 
                        'Take up - seize - lay hold of  and eat / devour it,
                          and it will make your 
                          stomach and colon bitter / in (sharp) pain;
                          but on the contrary, in the mouth of you it will be 
                          sweet / pleasant to the taste, even as honey.'
                          
                          And when I ate it, my stomach and colon 
                          was made embittered and pained (sharply).    
                         (AWPR)                



 11And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.     (KJV)

          (11)  And he says / speaking to me, 
                          '(It is) necessary and inevitable (for) you to again 
                           prophesy - foretell those things yet to come
                           upon peoples [joined together as a common nation]
                           and ethnicities [those of the same race]
                           and tongues / languages
                           and many kings / chiefs / rulers.'    
                         (AWPR) 


Commentary:

Note on Verse 2:  Notice the absence of sand or a shoreline in the verse.  The Angel puts one foot on the sea and another directly on what may likely be either top-soil of the Land or Earth, or something of the Earth that is dry (possibly inclusive of laid rocks, timber, or what have you).  If the latter is the case, it would mean that the Sea would be at the brim in its fullness, ready to overflow (if this is a correct understanding of what is being said here).  

It seems to me that the original intent of this verse is that the strong - valiant - severe Angel is placing one foot upon -- not in, but upon --  the Sea of Galilee (upon which Jesus walked), and the other directly upon the earthen topsoil at a location due east of Har Megiddo on the Western side of the Sea of Galilee.  The right foot being in the Sea, the left foot being on the Western shoreline necessarily makes the Angel facing NORTH on a virtual straight line  toward an area west of Moscow.  

Google Earth Coordinates:  
circa 32 degrees 42 hours 47.59 minutes North Latitude 
circa 35 Degrees 34 hours 35.75 minutes East Longitude.

The Northern Latitude coordinates with Mount Megiddo, would place the Angel as standing at the shoreline of the town of Beit Yerah on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, about East-North-East (ENE)  of the Google Earth listed town center. 

Taking a straight line north, the Angel would likely possibly be looking in a direct line to a point 78.5 miles West of the Kremlin, or at the Kremlin with spiritual eyes that can thus see even around the curvature of the Earth and at such a distance.  It is possible, though only speculation, that a  literal location some 78.5 miles west of the Kremlin on the same Longitude as listed above, could also be a future Russian underground facility from which the Beast (the ruler of Moscow and Russia, etc.) will have his command center from.  But this is all speculation on likely possibilities of the verse as seen in a literalistic sense on my part.    


Note on verse 10:  It seems to me that this little book was a papyrus made out of manna, the same sweet tasting "angel's food" that Israel ate in the Wilderness for 40 years.  The book itself was a sweet tasting food, but the writing upon it made the stomach and colon pain sharply as bitter.  










Revelation 11


 1And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.    (KJV)

          (1)   And was given - bestowed upon - delivered over 
                  to me a stalk / reed  just like - the same kind or nature as 
                  a staff - rod , 
                  and the Angel stood fast speaking / saying,
                       'Arise from sleep and lying down,  
                                                                     [Cf Zechariah 4:1]

                        and measure the area of 
                        the Dwelling - Sanctuary - Temple of GOD
                        and the Sacrificial Altar and those in it
                        (who are) falling down prostrate before - doing obeisance - 
                        worshiping - paying respect and 
                        homage with the lips.'    (AWPR)




 2But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months.      (KJV)

          (2)  And the exterior Courtyard from 
                  without / outside of the Area
                 of the Dwelling - Sanctuary - Temple, 
                 also (you) should not measure it;
                 because it was given - delivered over - bestowed upon 
                 freely by good accord and good will to 
                 the Ethnicities,  the Nations  
                 [of the Gentiles];
                 and the city, the Holy - Consecrated - Set Apart,
                 they will tread down upon 
                 [as though in a wine-press] / have in subjection
                 42 months.    (AWPR)



 3And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.     (KJV)

         (3)    And I will give - deliver over - bestow 
                  to the 2 WITNESSES of Me,
                  and they will foretell the
                 future - prophesy  1260 days, 
                  having been cast about 
                  and clothed in sackcloth - a garment 
                  of black goat-hair.  (AWPR)



 4These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth.     (KJV)

          (4)  These, they are the Two Olive Trees and
                  the Two Lamp-stands standing fast
                 before the face / countenance / eye of - in the presence of 
                 the GOD of the Earth.  (AWPR) 



 5And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed.     (KJV)

          (5)   And if anyone has in mind / purpose / will / intent
                  to do wrong - hurt -damage - injure them,
                  fire goes forth - proceeds from
                  out of the mouths of them
                  and eats - swallows up - devours - consumes - destroys
                  the hostile adversaries / enemies  of them.

                 And if anyone has in mind / purpose / will / intent
                 to do them wrong - hurt -damage - injury,
                 (it is) in this manner (that it) is necessary / inevitable
                 be be killed / (immediately) put to 
                 death / slain / destroyed.     (AWPR)



 6These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will.    (KJV)

          (6)   These have - hold - possess 
                  permission - authority - the removal of 
                  hindrance - ability - power
                  to shut / close - close the heaven 
                  in order that its should not rain 
                  seasonal (or any other) rains 
                  in the days of the Prophecy,
                  and have - hold -possess
                  permission - authority - the removal of 
                  hindrance - ability - power
                  upon the [living / moving fresh and potable] waters - 
                  fresh water streams - fresh water rivers - fresh 
                  water lakes - fresh water seas,
                  to turn - change - convert them into blood,
                  and to touch - tap -strike - smite the Earth
                  every stroke - blow - injury - plague   however many
                  if / whensoever they desire.     (AWPR)

                 

 7And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.     (KJV)

          (7)   And whensoever they carry through and
                 bring to a final completion / make a full end
                 the witness of them,
                 the Therion,
             the (one) ascending up / coming up
             out of the Abyss
                 will make / will cause / will bring about war with them,
                 and will overcome - prevail - conquer - subdue them,
                 and will kill / put to death / slay them.     (AWPR) 



 8And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.     (KJV)

          (8)   And the fallen dead bodies / corpses of them
                 upon the Plateias / the (traveled) 
                 broad way / the outer darkness 
                      [inclusive of forked or adjoining valleys used for travel]
                  of the Great City, 
                 which is called by name Spiritually 
                 Sodom and Egypt,
                 where also the LORD of us was crucified.    
                 (AWPR)



 9And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves.     (KJV)

          (9)   And will be able to 
                  see - look at / upon - discern / understand   (they)
                 out of the peoples (joined together as a nation)
                 and the tribes / those descended from a
                 common tribal ancestor
                 and tongues / languages 
                 and ethnicities [those of the same race]
                 the fallen dead bodies/corpses of them 
                 three and a half days;  
                 and the fallen dead bodies/corpses of them 
                 they certainly do not allow
                 to be dismissed - let go - sent away
                 to be set - laid out - placed into Sepulchers - Memorial Tombs.  
                (AWPR)          

                

 10And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.     (KJV)

           (10)  And those dwelling in 
                   permanent structures upon the Earth
                   will celebrate in joy / rejoice  over them,
                   and will make joyful in mind [to extravagance],
                   and gifts of giving
                   they will dispatch / send by messengers (to) one another
                   because these, the Two Prophets
                   afflicted with pain - harassed with hurtful words - 
                   physically tormented - vexed - tortured
                   those dwelling in permanent structures upon the Earth.  
                  (AWPR)



 11And after three days and an half the spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them.      (KJV)

          (11)  And after 3 1/2 days 
                  (the) Spirit of Eternal Life
                   out of GOD 
                  came upon / entered into them, 
                  and they stood fast upon the feet of them,
                  and great terror - fear with 
                  astonishment / amazement / awe
                  fell down [from on High] upon those 
                  gazing / looking / viewing attentively 
                  - beholding them.   (AWPR) 



 12And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them.    (KJV)

          (12)  And they attentively heard / listened 
                   to a great Voice out of Heaven
                  speaking / saying to them,
                        'Ascend and 
                        Come Up Here / to this place.'
                 
                  And they went / ascended up 
                  into Heaven in the small cloud,
                  and beheld - viewed attentively 
                  - gazed upon  them 
                   [while looking carefully]
                  the hostile adversaries / enemies of them.  
                  (AWPR)   




 13And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.
(KJV)

          (13)  And in that very hour, came into being - occurred
                  a great shaking - earthquake,
                  and the tenth of the City fell down [into ruins];
                  and were slain - killed -destroyed 
                  in the shaking - earthquake
                  names of men, 7,000;
                  and the remaining ones - the rest
                  became fearfully  astonished -awed -
                  amazed / terrified,
                  and gave of their own will and accord 
                  glory - thought and recognition - honor and 
                  praise duly rendered
                  to the GOD of Heaven.             (AWPR)

  

14The second woe is past; and, behold, the third woe cometh quickly.     (KJV)

          (14)  The Second WOE - Alas - Calamity - Disaster
                  went / passed away - departed;
                  and behold, look and see,
                  a Third is coming forth  
                             [to make a public appearance]
                  quickly - speedily with haste, 
                  (AWPR)


 15And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.    (KJV)

          (15)  And the 7th Angel trumpeted, 
                  and there came into being 
                  great voices / sounds in Heaven, speaking / saying,
                       'Became / Came into Being
                       the kingdoms - dominions - realms 
                       of this world system and its peoples
                       of the LORD of us, and of the Christ of Him,
                       and He shall rule and reign 
                      (over all as King)
                        to the Ages of the Ages. '
                       (AWPR)


 16And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God,     (KJV)

          (16)  And the 24 Presbyters / Elders,
                  those before the eye/face of - in the
                  presence of GOD,
                  sitting down upon the thrones of them
                  fell down upon the eye - fell down upon 
                  the faces of them,
                  and gave (praises of) respect or 
                  homage with the lips - worshiped GOD.  
                  (AWPR) 



 17Saying, We give thee thanks, O LORD God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.     (KJV)

          (17)  Speaking, saying,
                        'We give thanks and gratitude to You, 
                         LORD GOD, the Almighty,
                         the Being who continuously is, and 
                         who was, and who is Coming;
                         because You 
                         took - seized - laid hold on - possessed
                         the great miraculous power and might of You,
                         and ruled and reigned as King. '  
                         (AWPR)


 18And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.     (KJV)

          (18)  Also, the Nations [living together]
                  became angry - were wrathful 
                  [through provocation because of grief];
                  and came forth publicly [because of grief] 
                  the Anger/Wrath of You,
                  and the time of 
                  the dead corpses / the dead ones 
                  to be Judicially Judged,
                  and to give over - bestow upon - entrust
                  the pay - wages - reward to the Servants / Slaves of You:
                  to the Prophets,
                  and to the set apart and separate holy ones / the Saints,
                  and to those reverently fearful of the NAME of You;
                  to the small / little
                  and to the large / great 
                  and to decay - corrupt - make perish
                  those who are decaying - corrupting - making perish 
                  the Earth.
                  (AWPR)         



19And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.    (KJV)

          (19)  And was open-opened 
                   the Dwelling - Sanctuary - Temple of GOD in Heaven,
                  and was seen - heard - looked upon - beheld
                  the Ark of the Covenant of Him 
                   in the Dwelling - Sanctuary - Temple of Him,
                  and came into being - occurred
                  Lightnings
                  and sounding Voices
                  and (clapping) Thunders
                  and a Shaking - Earthquake
                  and a great Hail. 
                 (AWPR)



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Commentary:
   Note on verse 4 -   The Two Witnesses are the fulfilling of Zechariah 4:1-5, 11-15 as both two great Olive Trees and Two great Menorah's of Temple design and service. 
Zechariah 4   King James Version (KJV)
 1And the angel that talked with me came again, and waked me, as a man that is wakened out of his sleep.
 2And said unto me, What seest thou? And I said, I have looked, and behold a candlestick all of gold, with a bowl upon the top of it, and his seven lamps thereon, and seven pipes to the seven lamps, which are upon the top thereof:
 3And two olive trees by it, one upon the right side of the bowl, and the other upon the left side thereof.
 4So I answered and spake to the angel that talked with me, saying, What are these, my lord?
 5Then the angel that talked with me answered and said unto me, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord.

 11Then answered I, and said unto him, What are these two olive trees upon the right side of the candlestick and upon the left side thereof?
 12And I answered again, and said unto him, What be these two olive branches which through the two golden pipes empty the golden oil out of themselves?
 13And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these be? And I said, No, my lord.
 14Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the LORD of the whole earth.




Commentary regarding verse 7:
          Regarding Therion an excerpt of a previous post I wrote:

The Therion - an Overview

For the believer, we need to both unlearn some interpretations and relearn what the Scriptures themselves actually say (in Hebrew and Greek).

The Bible tells us that we either will worship the invisible GOD, He who made the Heavens and the Earth, or we will find ourselves worshiping a limited yet tyrannical and fiercely rotten creature. In effect, the unsaved will find themselves worshiping the invisible Therion...the serpentine beast of Revelation 17 (though called a poisonous viper in Acts 28:4,5...reminiscent of Satan in the Garden of Eden slithering words to Eve).

In Revelation 11:7, we find that the First time that Therion rises, is when he is loosed from the bottomless pit, and will slay the Two great Witnesses on Day 1286 1/2 ff. the restart of the Last Week of years.

The second time we see the 7 headed Beast is at the assault upon Heaven in Revelation 12:1. Satan's "unsecret" weapon, no matter how fearsome and persuasive an entity it might be, is no match for the assault ambush attempt to prevent the Elijahn Rapture.

The Day of the Elijahn Rapture being known, the Therion is finally allowed to awaken and slay the Two great Witnesses at the appointed time that they have completed their assignments. The authority of the Two great Witnesses given them by G-D to prevail against any man (hence inclusive of angels and cherubim) in Revelation 11:5, prevents Satan himself from killing the Two great Witnesses, and shows his feebility even next to GOD's own being empowered.


The third time we see this 7 headed Therion, is when he rises from the Sea in Revelation 13:1. Notice that in Rev. 13:4, the Dragon (Satan) is a separate entity from the Therion having 7 heads and 10 horns who rises from the Sea. This, indeed is the Therion of Revelation 17:3, that had risen from the bottomless pit and attempted to devour Heaven's Rapture Saint Snatchers, was cast out and down (not having strength or capability), that is slain 3 1/2 years later in Isaiah 27:1 at the 2nd Coming of Christ.

The Therion must empower an entity -- such as the coming One World Government -- in the natural...somehow. We see that in Revelation 13:18, that a man who visibly heads that organization, then, takes on the same number as the Therion, and that Satan himself. Satan, who demonstrates his claim to the kingdoms of the world in Matthew 4:8, before casting a lie, hands over ALL that he has to the Therion to persecute and kill every last remnant of Judeo-Christianity from the face of the Earth. That is, a human element carries out the will of the Therion unblinkingly.

What is missing? The power of deception is not able to be carried out now to the same scale capacity as when the 7 headed Therion is unleashed from the Bottomless Pit. The 5th Angel sounds his trump, and a star falls from Heaven, having been given possession of the key to the bottomless pit, from which the unnatural demon locusts ascend, and torment for 5 months…yet no Therion is made known to rise as yet.

The rise of the 7 headed Therion from the abyss leads to what is termed as a “war” (Gr., polemon) with the Two great Witnesses. It may be that the means of hail, lightnings, fire, tornado, are all used to no avail by the command of the Two great Witnesses; but we cannot know for sure. We do know that the event will happen before the 7th Trump sounds and the Second Woe comes. Traditionally, we have been perceiving the 6th Trump at the end, near to the Second Coming, and attributing the 200,000,000 to China. But this doesn’t appear to be the case regarding the 6th trump.

When the 4 angels of Revelation 9:15, which are bound in the Euphrates River until the 6th Judgment trump, are loosed for the time to head a 200,000,000 man (mechanized / horseless, by description) cavalry driven army and destroy the third part of mankind, this appears to more or less correspond with the Ezekiel 38’s Invasion of Israel by Islamic forces, while the 7 headed Therion and the other forces of Satan attempt to STOP the Elijahn Rapture by laying ambush.

It is at the Elijahn Rapture, in the same hour, that the second woe comes and departs, a 100 % worldwide Earthquake in which the Earth shakes off its own axis, and reels to and fro like a hut, while every island on Earth slips and disappears from existence.

It is the cast down Satan (and his Therion which was cast into the sea), that is the Third Woe. Following this are 1335 more days until the Second Coming of Jesus at the end of the 7 years.

 Note on verse 8
          The Two Witnesses will be killed at the Juncture of the Hinom Valley (spiritually called Sodom, the place of burning) and Egypt (the Kidron, which flashed flooded as a wadi in Winter in ancient times).  This is where Plateias or "street" Jesus was crucified.  For example, see:

  While I personally believe the Cross was LIKELY to have been made of an Acacia horizontal cross-beam set upon a vertical beam of Cedar
 it is clear that from Justin Martyr, First Apology / Defense, .55 that the Cross was neither an X nor a vertical stake alone.   The Cross must have a vertical beam with a 90 degree horizontal cross beam to it. 


CHAPTER LV -- SYMBOLS OF THE CROSS.
But in no instance, not even in any of those called sons of Jupiter, did they imitate the being crucified; for it was not understood by them, all the things said of it having been put symbolically. And this, as the prophet foretold, is the greatest symbol of His power and role; as is also proved by the things which fall under our observation. For consider all the things in the world, whether without this form they could be administered or have any community.  
For the sea is not traversed except that trophy which is called a sail abide safe in the ship; 

and the earth is not ploughed without it: 
diggers and mechanics do not their work, except with tools which have this shape. 

And the human form differs from that of the irrational animals in nothing else than in its being erect and having the hands extended, 

and having on the face extending from the forehead what is called the nose, through which there is respiration for the living creature; and this shows no other form than that of the cross. 

And so it was said by the prophet, "The breath before our face is the Lord Christ." And the power of this form is shown by your own symbols on what are called "vexilla" [literally, "little sails"] and trophies, with which all your state possessions are made, using these as the insignia of your power and government, even though you do so unwittingly. And with this form you consecrate the images of your emperors when they die, and you name them gods by inscriptions. Since, therefore, we have urged you both by reason and by an evident form, and to the utmost of our ability, we know that now we are blameless even though you disbelieve; for our part is done and finished.





Revelation 12  

 1And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:       (KJV)

          (1)   And a great sign - public miracle of significance
                 was seen - beheld  with contemplation - witnessed
                 as an experience
                 in Heaven,
                 a Woman having been cast round about and clothed
                (with) the sun,
                 and the moon in its brightness 
                 down under / underneath the feet of her,
                 and upon the head of her a victory crown of 
                 12 luminaries / stars;   
                (AWPR)



 2And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.      (KJV)

          (2)   Also in (the) womb, 
                  having - possessing - carrying / being pregnant 
                  with an unborn baby
                  she hoarsely cries out, 
                  being in the pain - labor - sorrow of giving birth,
                  and having been in physical torments - tortured with 
                 pains
                  to bear and bring forth.   (AWPR)



 3And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.     (KJV)

           (3)   And was seen - beheld with 
                   contemplation - witnessed as an experience
                  another like of the same kind of 
                  sign - public miracle of significance in Heaven;
                  and behold, look and see, 
                  a great fiery red / flaming red  Dragon - Serpent
                  having - possessing  7 heads and
                  10 [fully shaped] horns, 
                  and 7 diadems (bound/tied) upon the 7 heads of him;   
                 (AWPR)



 4And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.     (KJV)

          (4)   And the tail of him (violently) drags down 
                  the third of the luminaries / stars of Heaven, 
                  and casts them off / throws them off 
                  into the Earth.  

                  And the Dragon - Serpent stood fast
                  in the presence of - before the eye/face of 
                  the Woman being at the point of - being about to
                  bring forth / bear,
                  in order that when she brings forth / bears
                  the child of her (he might) eat up and 
                  swallow down, devouring.         (AWPR)



 5And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.     (KJV)

          (5)   And she bore / brought forth a son,
                 a male, who was being at the point of - about to
                 Shepherd - care for, watch over, provide for
                 the nations by a rod - sceptre - wand -staff of iron.

                 And was seized upon with force and snatched away
                 the child of her, up to and alongside of GOD 
                 and the Throne of Him.              (AWPR)




 6And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days.     (KJV)

          (6)   Also, the woman hastily escaped - ran in fear
                  into the desolate wastelands - the desert - the
                  uncultivated and uninhabited wilderness
                  where she has - holds fast onto  - seizes -possesses
                  a (dwelling) Place
                  having been put in readiness - prepared from GOD,
                  in order that there in that Place,
                 they might feed - nurture - pamper her 1260 Days.    
                 (AWPR)



 7And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,     (KJV)

          (7)   And it came into being - it came to pass, 
                  that the fulfillment occurred
                  there was war, 
                  by means of the production of
                  shaking and destroying, with the hand -
                  a battle of war.

                  In Heaven Michael and the angels of him 
                  made war - battled - fought
                  against the Dragon - Serpent;
                  and the Dragon - Serpent and the angels of him 
                  made war - battled - fought.  
                  (AWPR)



 8And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.      (KJV)

          (8)   And the certainly had NOT strength / ability to prevail;
                  not a (dwelling) place was to be found of them
                 [whether by search or by inquiry] still in Heaven.    
                (AWPR)



 9And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.     (KJV)

          (9)    And was cast off and thrust down the Dragon-Serpent:
                   the Great (one) [in stature - position -violence],
                   the Serpent / Snake,
                   the Old [one dating back to and from] 
                   from the very Beginning,
                   being called / named   
                   Devil / False Accuser,
                   and the Satan - the Adversary who has
                   set himself against all;
                   the (one) causing to err / go astray -
                   who causes distraction, divergence and misdirection -
                   the (one) deceiving - the whole habitable world
                   indeed was cast off and thrust down into the Earth,
                   and the angels of him with him were
                   cast off and thrust down.   
                  (AWPR)



 10And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.      (KJV)

          (10)  And I attentively heard a great/large voice
                   saying / speaking in Heaven:
                         'Now - at this moment  
                          has come into being the 
                          Saving Deliverance / the Salvation
                          and the miraculous power
                          and the Kingdom of the GOD of us,
                          and (having the hindrance removed) the 
                          permissive and unencumbered Authority
                          of the Christ of Him;
                          because is cast off and thrown down
                          the Accuser who publicly speaks against 
                          the brothers of us,
                          the (one) speaking against / accusing them
                          in the face of -  in the presence of - before  
                          the GOD of us
                          by day and by night.     (AWPR)



 11And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.     (KJV)

          (11)  And they overcame - subdued - conquered him 
                   through the blood of the Lamb
                   and through the word / saying /
                   declaration of the 
                   martyr's witness - certification - testimony 
                   of them,
                   and they certainly did NOT 
                   love - esteem - favor - joyously have 
                   affection for
                   the spiritual manifest body of 
                   their being / their lives
                   continually until - unto death.     (AWPR)

 12Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
 (KJV)

          (12)  Through as to this, 
                   making merry - being joyful - being glad,
                   the heavens and those in them 
                   encamping together - tabernacling.

                   Woe - alas - calamity - disaster
                   (to) those inhabiting the fixed / permanent dwellings
                   (of) the Earth and the (enclosed) sea / lake
                   because descended and came down 
                  the Devil / False Accuser
                   up to and alongside of you
                   having - holding - possessing a great 
                   outburst of anger / wrath / indignation / fury and 
                   violence of the mind
                   seeing and perceiving that 
                   he has a small / little  time / while of opportunity. ' 
                 (AWPR)




 13And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.     (KJV)

          (13)  And when the Dragon - Serpent saw and perceived
                  that he was cast off and down into the Earth,
                  he repeatedly and relentlessly pursued after 
                  (with eagerness)
                  the woman who bore / brought forth the male.      
                  (AWPR)           


 14And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.   (KJV)

          (14)  And was bestowed upon - given up and 
                   delivered over to
                   the Woman Two Wings of 
                   the Great Eagle / Vulture
                   in order that she may fly 
                   [like a bird or fowl in flight]  into the
                   desolate wastelands - the desert - the uncultivated and 
                   uninhabited wilderness
                   into the (dwelling) Place of her,
                   where - in what place
                   she is fed - nourished - pampered   
                    in that place - there
                   a time and times and half a time  
                   [3 and 1/2 years]
                   from (the) face / countenance of 
                   the Serpent - Snake.     (AWPR)


  
 15And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.      (KJV)

          (15)  And the Serpent threw / cast 
                   backwards - behind the back (at) the Woman
                   -- out of the mouth / opening of him --
                   water as an 
                   overflowing stream - torrent - river / a (rushing) flood,
                   in order that this one / she 
                   (be) tossed about and carried off
                   by an 
                   overflowing stream - torrent - river / a (rushing) flood,
                   that he might make - produce - cause.    
                   (AWPR)



 16And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.     (KJV)

          (16)  And the Earth  ran at the sound of the Woman's cry,
                  and helped / came to the assistance of 
                  the Woman,
                  and the Earth open-opened the mouth - opening of it,
                  and swallowed down the
                  overflowing stream - torrent - river / a (rushing) flood
                  which the Dragon - Serpent threw - cast 
                  out of the mouth - opening of him.  
                 (AWPR)



 17And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.     (KJV)

          (17)  And the Dragon - Serpent was 
                  enraged with anger as if provoked
                  over the Woman
                  and went away - departed - withdrew
                  to make - produce - bring about - cause
                  a War after - in the midst of
                  the rest / others of
                  the Seed / Descendants - family - stock  of her,
                  those keeping an eyeful watch - attentively observing
                  the Commandments of GOD
                  and having - holding - possessing
                  the Martyr's witness - certification - testimony 
                 of Jesus Christ.  (AWPR)



 Disclaimer:  The Alternate Word Pictures with Reiterations (AWPR) translation should be used as a Bible Study Aid only, and it is recommended that a direct literal translation or the King James Bible be used for regular and ecclesiastical purposes, and that the AWPR be used in association only as a Bible study aid so as to help the reader / user in their Bible Studying to clarify context and Scriptural Intent.     Thanks.  -- Brianroy

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Commentary:

Revelation 12:7

And there was war.

Kai egeneto polemos

(kai) and,
(egeneto) it came to pass, that the fulfillment occurred
(polemos) war, by means of the production of shaking and destroying, with the hand.

In reading the Greek, it seems more correct to end the sentence here, and then to start up again with the ff.:

In heaven, Michael and his angels fought

en to ourano ο Michael kai oi aggeloi autou tou polemesai

(polemesai) warred, as by means of the production of shaking and destroying, with the hand. However, this warring action is tied into the last word of verse 9, eblethesan. It is an immediate impulsive reaction action throw and cast off; but from that of a height, to cast off and cast down or throw down, as if vomiting forth that which is immediately recognized as toxic.


against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

Meta tou drakontos kai o drakon epolemesen kai oi aggeloi autou

(drakon) In Greek literature, the dragon was that which guarded the golden fleece as the malicious many headed hydra that was capable of seeing sharply in all directions at once. The emphasis that is placed on drakon, as with apocalyptic translations (cf. 1 Enoch 20:7) is that it is equal in capability to the all-seeing 4 faced cherub/seraph. In Revelation, the dragon is imitated and imaged after a spiritual sense by the Therion, which has 7 heads and 10 horns (Revelation 13:1). In the Greek, Therion is an aggressive predator beast of heat and consumption, which knows no taming of its fierce hostility and desire to attack, devour, consume. The Therion tends to display serpentine behavior and travel in packs like jackals, wolves, and other fierce beasts.

Currently, this many headed spiritual beast of Revelation is (apparently chained up) in the Abyssos, the pit of darkness, awaiting the hour of its release. The first victims will be the Two Great Witnesses (Revelation 11:7), who have power over material Creation in regard to weather, waters, plagues, and who knows what else. Since the Therion is primarily a spiritual creature that can be made tangible or intangible as needed, and the prophecy allows for their defeat without Heaven's intervention, we are to learn that even Enoch and Elijah though they had all earthly powers at their disposal, cannot conquer the spirit world without the direct and spiritual intercessory intervention of Yeshua HaMesshiach / Jesus the Christ himself and / or the authorization of Prophecy to do so.  The timing of the battle with the Two Witnesses is chosen with a dependency that the time of the 1260 days of the prophecy of the Two Witnesses is closing, and it is about the hour in which GOD has already pre-authorized their deaths. It is a tactical move that probably spares the Therion as many as 5 of its other 6 heads from being slain, even if it itself is not allowed to be fully slain by the Two Witnesses. However, it seems to me, that just before the battle, there will be a visible confrontation between Anti-Christ and the Two Witnesses of some sort, and at that point, the Therion will become visible and remain visible upon battling the Two Witnesses while any Jew who wishes to remain alive and not slaughtered by the rise of the pseudo-Palestinians / Arab descendents (et al.) to massacre all the Jews in Israel, will flee for their lives into the Wilderness regions southwards.  It appears to me that the Therion will be likened to the Leviathan of old, in which it will literally be huge like some great dinosaur monstrosity of old that was huge enough to feed many thousands off of one beast in the Old Testament:
“Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness.” (Psalm 74:14 - KJV)

For such to be so, to feed many thousands (perhaps even tens of thousands) off of one beast, it seems to me that the very heads of this Therion may perhaps even exceed the Museum size examples of  their dinosaur displays, such as the size of the head of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, perhaps by as many as least several times (?).  
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Revelation 12:8  

And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

Kai ouk ischusen oude topos eurethe auton eti en to ourano

And certainly NOT was there found any effective capability, availment or strength to carry out effective results



9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent,

Kai eblethe o drakon o megas o ophis o archaios

And was cast off immediately ,and thrown down, the great old strong possessor holding rank - dignity - power -and importance over material wealth, that sharply seeing and malicious serpentine dragon from antiquity’s Beginning,

called the Devil,

o kaloumenos diabolos

the one being called to stay and remain a false accuser: as if through the casting of arrows or darting words, and javelin arguments, or as if casting down a plummet to measure the depths of the sea (he causes to know the shallowness and depths of the souls of men).


and Satan, which deceiveth

Kai o satanas o planon

And the Adversary who has set himself against all;
The Deceiving One who causes distraction, divergence and misdirection

the whole world:

Ten oikoumenen olen

The whole habitable world, every last bit, especially encapsulating power /authority where houses dwell closely together


he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

eblethe eis ten gen kai oi aggeloi autou met autou eblethesan

Was cast off immediately and thrown down, as if vomited out into the Earth, and the angels of him were likewise immediately cast off and thrown down as if toxic and by an immediate impulsive reaction action.


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Regarding the War of the Heavens in the literal heavens (Revelation 12:7-9; Judges 5:19-22), that war is to be fought primarily upon the unseen roadway in the heavens that leads to Heaven.

Came Kings. They fought.
Then the Kings in Canaan fought in Taanach
 [in the Valley of Jezreel],
by the water of Megiddo.
The unjust gain of silver, they took not.
From the heavens, fought the stars: 
[the angelic hosts]
from their courses, they fought with Sisera.
The torrential river Kishon swept them away.
That ancient torrential river, the torrential river Kishon.
Then from the galloping galloping of His mighty stallions
did the horses beat the hooves.
‘Curse Meroz’, said the Angel of YHVeH, ‘Bitterly curse its inhabitants,
for they did not come to the Divine assistance and help of YHVeH,
to the help of YHVeH (as to be) among the warriors and mighty men.’”
(Judges 5:18-23 -- AWPR,  i.e, translation mine)


It appears that the inter-dimensional “window on high” that opens up (Isaiah 24:18) will be directly above the southeast section of Megiddo, over part of the Valley of Jezreel. The inter-dimensional window will be a portal -- like the concept of an inter-dimensional "worm hole" -- that warps instantaneously, the distance between Heaven and Earth. The Scriptures describe the "in between" / "the inter-dimensional", as though a long winding path or road as described in the expanded and reiterated Greek of 1 Thessalonians 4:16.

The time equivalency in our comprehension is that is traversed in anywhere from seconds to 15 minutes to perhaps as much as over half and hour (cf. Revelation 4:1, 8:1). Therefore, we are dealing with three dimensions, as described in Judges 5:18-23.

1) The First dimension is of this present reality that we perceive as Earth and Space.

2) The Second Dimension is some kind of in-between reality unseen and unperceived to those of the First Dimension.

3) The Third Dimension is that of Heaven itself, hence, the title of the “Third Heaven” by Paul in 2 Corinthians 12:2.


Jesus tells us of the battle tactics of that time of the Elijahn Rapture on Day 1290-1291, the transition of the first 3 1/2 years of the 7 year Tribulation to second 3 1/2 years called the Great Day of the LORD's Wrath or the Day of the LORD, and it is necessary that the transition be immediately preceded or have inserted directly between them, a  pre-Wrath evacuation protocol, saying,

“But in those days, after that Tribulation, [of 1290 days]
the sun shall be darkened, [Joel 2:31, cf. vv. 30,32]
and the moon shall not give her light.
And the stars of Heaven shall fall,

[refers to a literal disappearance of the astronomical stars, as well as the casting down of angelic beings from Heaven to earth. That is, from the third dimension, into the second, and then perhaps also into the first dimension as well. If this last part of my analysis is correct, those angels which follow Satan as of post-Day 1291 will be as having had their “wings clipped” and thereafter be visible to the naked human eye, those dwelling upon the Earth. The technology explosion would then become incomprehensibly fast, so that speculation now is futile.
If this scenario of the clipped fallen angels becoming manifest post-Day-1291 is the case, the “kings of the East” will be angels heading humans, to fight other angels heading humans at Megiddo and elsewhere: becoming the house divided that shall not stand (Matthew 12:25-26).]

and the powers that are in Heaven shall be shaken.

[refers to a literal rippling of cosmic elements, and a bringing of war or a
“shaking” to the presence of “the Powers”; i.e., war in Heaven against GOD
the Father and the Lamb. The reverberation likened to a rippling of walls and floors as if by strikes against the foundation and support columns of a building.]

And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.
And then shall He send His angels,

 [His Heavenly Troops and Messengers]
and shall gather His elect from the four winds,
from the uttermost part of the Earth to the uttermost part of Heaven.”
(Mark 13:24-27, KJV - Commentary mine)

In Gematria, the word “Sisera” סיסרא holds a value of 331. This word is numerically synonymous with Ephraim אפרים, which means “Doubly fruitful”; with Chasabyahu חשביהו, which means “YH has regarded”; and with Yishyahu ישיהו, which translates as “YH will either lend or borrow, with interest.”
In Gematriac synonym, those of Sisera are borrowed or delivered from Sheol שאלThis deliverance is by GOD’s perfect and atoning work of the Cross, and the power of His eternal life and Resurrection (I Peter 3:19-20, 4:6; Matthew 27:62-28:20, 27:52-53).

In effect, Sisera represents the angelic hosts and translated believers, in the “Song of Deborah” of Judges 5.

Further, the Song of Deborah informs us of the initial success of the powers of Darkness in this battle. In Gematria, Kishon קישין holds a value of 470. It is found to be as Kimriyr [Kaf-Mem-Rosh-Yod-Rosh], “an eclipse of blackness, twice intertwined and shriveled back”. They Yedithun ידיתון , “use the hand meant for laud and worship”, to Arar ערר “to demolish and make bare”, by Ashuq עשק“pressing upon, quarreling with, and overflowing violently upon” the Saints and Sons of Light.

They do so along the Telem תלם , “the bank, or ridge of (the Heavenly sky-way), forming an accumulation.” In other words, knowing the Day of the Elijahn Rapture, they lie in wait as a force that is Token תכן, “a fixed and measured out / balanced quantity” of Kenath כנת “Companions and colleagues” thought to get the job of ambushing done. Yet, for all the intensity and fierceness of the battle, it is seen by GOD as but a Shetseph שצף, as but “a small outburst of anger”. This, in spite of the fact, that it appears at the first that the victory is granted unto the powers of darkness, who seriously pounce the Elijahn Rapture translation of believers and their Heavenly Escort.

Now whether it will be participated in by hundreds of fighter or some kind of more technologically advanced warfare aircraft who enter into the temporarily opened up vector warp-stream or inter-dimensional passageway that leads from earth to Heaven, or the battle is fought solely by angelic hosts against angelic hosts and translated/transformed believers, we shall have to wait and see.   I use the term fighter aircraft loosely. I believe that we will enter an era of a highly revolutionary and new technology in an extremely tight period of months or weeks, which will be the manifestation from or with the minds of fallen angels and Satan the fallen cherub, now being free to utilize earthly resources in the developing kingdom of Anti-Christ. This New Technology Revolution will be a pre-cursor to the coming Hyper-Technology that will follow this failed assault on Heaven in Days 1290-1291. Satan will then utilize the kingdom of the Beast and Anti-Christ to develop mechanized sorceries even more highly advanced than what Science Fiction writers can now only dream about. The purpose of those wizardries of craft will be for the “War of Return”, to fight against Christ and all His Heavenly hosts, when He returns with them on Day 2625 (being Day 1335 from the first failed assault). This will not explode into being until the days following the destruction of exactly half the Earth’s population on Days 1290-1291.

Isaiah 24:18 speaks of "windows on high are opened", and I take from this that an interdimensional portal or window or worm-hole is meant. In all likelihood, it will be a combination assault through this "window on high", as indicated by the curse against Meroz (which appears to be telling us) of man-machine-and spirit beings assaulting spirit beings accessing the portal over Megiddo. It is these that those of “Meroz”, the armies and air forces of the Jordanians and Saudis, to which the curse of GOD appears in Ezekiel 35:3-5. Further, we learn in Obadiah 11-14, that in the time Israel needed assistance most, during this battle and invasion of Heaven and the Land of Israel, those of Esau (the so called “Palestinians”), stood in the crossways and laid ambush and slaughtered their Jewish “cousins”. And even, after all this, it is not we -- the saints and angels -- who will be victorious to save (Luke 10:18-20), but YHVeH Himself must intervene to save us and those of Israel’s remnant upon the Earth at this time. For, according to the Scripture,

“YHVeH shall be seen over them,
and His arrow shall go forth as lightning:
and YHVeH GOD shall blow the trumpet,
and shall go with the whirlwinds of the south.
YHVeH of hosts shall defend them…."
(Zechariah 9:14-15a)

"...The LORD shall roar from on high, and utter his voice from his holy habitation; he shall mightily roar upon his habitation; he shall give a shout, as they that tread the grapes, against all the inhabitants of the earth.

A noise shall come
even to the ends of the earth; for the LORD hath a controversy with the nations, he will plead with all flesh; he will give them that are wicked to the sword, saith the LORD.
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Behold, evil shall go forth from nation to nation,
and a great whirlwind shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth.


And the slain of the LORD shall be at that day from one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth: they shall not be lamented, neither gathered, nor buried; they shall be dung upon the ground."
 (Jeremiah 25:30-33)

The battle between Satan and his angels and Christ and his angels and those who are the redeemed believers, must not be taken lightly. It will not be a couple of blows, then a cry for help, and no more pain. Rather, this battle is so fierce, that we who will engage in the battle, must fight with all our existence, so that we love not even our second life unto death. That means a violence threatening those who are eternal with extinction is made by Satan and those who follow him. We are told that in order to overcome, and protect those at the seen or Elijahn Rapture, we must fight (John 18:26) after this manner:
“…they overcame by the blood of the Lamb,
and by the word of their testimony,
and they loved not their lives unto the death.”
  (Revelation 12:11) KJV

The key word in Revelation 12:11 is “lives”. Those engaged in the battle had already died once, they are covered in the blood of Jesus, so that it is said, “Where, O death, is thy sting?” (Isaiah 25:8, I Corinthians 15:55).   When we make ourselves glad - joyous and make merry in Christ Jesus and what he done for us at the Cross, we are as if being given the power and equality to take on angelic beings of great power and stature. We saints will not be discouraged in the battle, but we will enter into it joyfully as if an exciting opportunity in the LORD, not holding back because no matter how fierce, we are promised that we who believe into Christ will not suffer the second death,
He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.

Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

and that word of such testimony will also be included to bear our witness in the battle so as to show that we Saints are destined to overcome in and through Christ, even as we will then have in our own lives overcome the world by having a believing faith into Christ that the world will not have conquered,  into the grave, and thus have been victorious in overcoming the world through faith and trust which will then be rewarded upon us with eternal life and reward of only the good, all judgements of punishments taken away having been forgiven and paid for us at the Cross.  Amen. 








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