8 The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to come up from the abyssa and go to destruction.b Those who live on the earth whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the worldc will be astounded when they see the beast that was, and is not, and will be present [again].d

References for Revelation 17:8

    • n 17:8 - Rv 11:7
    • o 17:8 - Rv 1:18; 2:8
    • p 17:8 - Ps 69:28; Isaiah 4:3; Rv 3:5
    • q 17:8 - Rv 13:3,12,14