The First Beast

13 And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, (A)with ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns and (B)blasphemous names on its heads.

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(A)This calls for a mind with wisdom: the seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman is seated;

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12 And (A)the ten horns that you saw are ten kings who have not yet received royal power, but they are to receive authority as kings (B)for one hour, together with the beast.

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