16 He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, (A)to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, 17 and that no one may buy or sell except one who has [a]the mark or (B)the name of the beast, (C)or the number of his name.

18 (D)Here is wisdom. Let him who has (E)understanding calculate (F)the number of the beast, (G)for it is the number of a man: His number is 666.

The Lamb and the 144,000

14 Then I looked, and behold, [b]a (H)Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with Him (I)one hundred and forty-four thousand, [c]having His Father’s name (J)written on their foreheads.


  1. Revelation 13:17 NU, M the mark, the name
  2. Revelation 14:1 NU, M the
  3. Revelation 14:1 NU, M add His name and

Not Legalism but Christ

11 In Him you were also (A)circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by (B)putting off the body [a]of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, 12 (C)buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through (D)faith in the working of God, (E)who raised Him from the dead.

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  1. Colossians 2:11 NU omits of the sins

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