“And there before me was a second beast, which looked like a bear. It was raised up on one of its sides, and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth. It was told, ‘Get up and eat your fill of flesh!’(A)

“After that, I looked, and there before me was another beast, one that looked like a leopard.(B) And on its back it had four wings like those of a bird. This beast had four heads, and it was given authority to rule.

“After that, in my vision(C) at night I looked, and there before me was a fourth beast—terrifying and frightening and very powerful. It had large iron(D) teeth; it crushed and devoured its victims and trampled(E) underfoot whatever was left.(F) It was different from all the former beasts, and it had ten horns.(G)

“While I was thinking about the horns, there before me was another horn, a little(H) one, which came up among them; and three of the first horns were uprooted before it. This horn had eyes like the eyes of a human being(I) and a mouth that spoke boastfully.(J)

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