And he was given (A)a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies, and he was given authority to [a]continue for (B)forty-two months. Then he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme His name, (C)His tabernacle, and those who dwell in heaven. It was granted to him (D)to make war with the saints and to overcome them. And (E)authority was given him over every [b]tribe, tongue, and nation. All who dwell on the earth will worship him, (F)whose names have not been written in the Book of Life of the Lamb slain (G)from the foundation of the world.

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  1. Revelation 13:5 M make war
  2. Revelation 13:7 NU, M add and people

A mouth was given to him (A)speaking [a]arrogant words and blasphemies, and authority to act for (B)forty-two months was given to him. And he opened his mouth in blasphemies against God, to blaspheme His name and His tabernacle, that is, (C)those who dwell in heaven.

It was also given to him to (D)make war with the [b]saints and to overcome them, and authority was given to him over (E)every tribe, people, language, and nation. All who (F)live on the earth will worship him, everyone (G)whose name has not been [c]written (H)since the foundation of the world in the (I)book of life of (J)the Lamb who has been slaughtered.

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  1. Revelation 13:5 Lit great things
  2. Revelation 13:7 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
  3. Revelation 13:8 Or written in the book...slain from the foundation of the world

And the beast was given a mouth (the power of speech), uttering great things and arrogant and blasphemous words, and he was given freedom and authority to act and to do as he pleased for [a]forty-two months (three and a half years).(A) And he opened his mouth to speak blasphemies (abusive speech, slander) against God, to blaspheme His name and His tabernacle, and those who live in heaven.

He was also [b]permitted to wage war against the saints (God’s people) and to overcome them, and authority and power over every tribe and people and language and nation.(B) All the inhabitants of the earth will fall down and worship him, everyone whose name has not been written since the foundation of the world in the Book of Life of the Lamb who has been slain [as a willing sacrifice].

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  1. Revelation 13:5 The last half of the Tribulation.
  2. Revelation 13:7 Lit given.

The beast was given a mouth to utter proud words and blasphemies(A) and to exercise its authority for forty-two months.(B) It opened its mouth to blaspheme God, and to slander his name and his dwelling place and those who live in heaven.(C) It was given power to wage war(D) against God’s holy people and to conquer them. And it was given authority over every tribe, people, language and nation.(E) All inhabitants of the earth(F) will worship the beast—all whose names have not been written in the Lamb’s book of life,(G) the Lamb(H) who was slain from the creation of the world.[a](I)

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  1. Revelation 13:8 Or written from the creation of the world in the book of life belonging to the Lamb who was slain

And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.

And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.

And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.

And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

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