4609 beast, the

4609 beast, the

In apocalyptic literature, symbol of the ultimate adversary of God in the great final spiritual battle.

Beasts represent rulers and nations opposed to God

Da 7:3-7,11-12,17,19-23

The beast represents the antichrist in the final spiritual battle

The emergence of the beast Rev 11:7; Rev 13:1,11; Rev 17:3

The power and authority of the beast Rev 13:2-7,12-15

Those who will worship the beast, and those who will not Rev 13:8,16-18; Rev 14:9-11; Rev 16:2; Rev 20:4

The defeat of the beast and the fulfilment of God’s purposes Rev 16:10-11; Rev 17:7-14,16-17; Rev 19:19-20

See also

2372Christ, victory
4121Satan, enemy of God
8704apostasy
9105last things
9115antichrist, the
9240last judgment

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