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Revelation

CHAPTER 12

A woman clothed with the sun
(and a 7-headed, 10-horned, baby-eating dragon)
12:1-6

1 And 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:

A great wonder appeared in heaven.

A woman clothed with the son, with the moon under her feet, [1]

and a crown of 12 stars.

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

She was pregnant and about to give birth.

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

Another appeared in heaven.

A huge red dragon, with seven heads,

ten horns, and seven crowns on his heads.

4 And 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.

He threw a third of the stars onto the earth.

The dragon stood in front of the woman,

waiting to eat the baby as soon as it was born.

5 And 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.

She delivered a baby boy,

who would rule all nations with an iron rod.

The baby went up to God and his throne.

6 And 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.

The woman ran into the wilderness,

where she was fed for 1260 days. [2]

The war in heaven (Michael vs. the dragon)
12:7-17

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

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

There was a war in heaven, [3]

in which Michael and his angels

fought against the dragon and his angels.

9 And 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.

The dragon lost the battle and was cast out of heaven [4]

to the earth, where that old serpent (the Devil, and his Satan),

deceives the whole world.

10 And 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.

I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying,

Salvation, strength, and God's kingdom has come.

For the accuser is cast down.

11 And 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.

They overcame him with the lamb's blood.

12 Therefore 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.

Woe to everyone who lives on the earth or sea.

Because the devil has come down to you.

He's angry since he knows he doesn't have much time.

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

When the dragon saw he was cast onto the earth,

he persecuted the woman who delivered the baby boy.

14 And 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.

The woman was given the wings of an eagle,

so she could fly into the wilderness,

where she is fed for a time, and times, and half a time.

15 And 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.

The serpent spit out water to flood the woman.

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

But the earth helped the woman by swallowing the flood.

17 And 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.

And the dragon was angry with the woman,

and went to make war with the remnant of her seed.