And he took hold of the (A)dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil and Satan, and (B)bound him for a thousand years; and he threw him into the (C)abyss and shut it and (D)sealed it over him, so that he would (E)not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were completed; after these things he must be released for a short time.

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Satan Freed and Doomed

When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be (A)released from his prison, and will come out to (B)deceive the nations which are at the (C)four corners of the earth, (D)Gog and Magog, to (E)gather them together for the war; the number of them is like the (F)sand of the [a]seashore. And they (G)came up on the [b]broad plain of the earth and surrounded the (H)camp of the [c]saints and the (I)beloved city, and (J)fire came down from heaven and devoured them. 10 And (K)the devil who (L)deceived them was thrown into the (M)lake of fire and [d]brimstone, where the (N)beast and the (O)false prophet are also; and they will be (P)tormented day and night forever and ever.

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 20:8 Lit sea
  2. Revelation 20:9 Lit breadth of the earth
  3. Revelation 20:9 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
  4. Revelation 20:10 I.e., burning sulfur