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Revelation 20 DBY

1 And I saw an angel descending from the heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.
2 And he laid hold of the dragon, the ancient serpent who is [the] devil and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,

References for Revelation 20:2

    • a 20:2 - Lit. 'the Satan.' The adversary: see ch. 12.9.
      3 and cast him into the abyss, and shut [it] and sealed [it] over him, that he should not any more deceive the nations until the thousand years were completed; after these things he must be loosed for a little time.
      4 And I saw thrones; and they sat upon them, and judgment was given to them; and the souls of those beheaded on account of the testimony of Jesus, and on account of the word of God; and those who had not done homage to the beast nor to his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and hand; and they lived and reigned with the Christ a thousand years:

      References for Revelation 20:4

        • b 20:4 - In Daniel no one was seen sitting on them.
        • c 20:4 - Hostis, as Matt. 7.24.
        • d 20:4 - See Note h, ch. 3.9.
        • e 20:4 - Or 'on the forehead, and on their hand.'
          5 the rest of the dead did not live till the thousand years had been completed. This [is] the first resurrection.
          6 Blessed and holy he who has part in the first resurrection: over these the second death has no power; but they shall be priests of God and of the Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

          References for Revelation 20:6

            • f 20:6 - Exousia, right or title; by adding 'over' we get the full sense.
              7 And when the thousand years have been completed, Satan shall be loosed from his prison,

              References for Revelation 20:7

                • g 20:7 - See Note c, ver. 2.
                  8 and shall go out to deceive the nations which [are] in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to the war, whose number [is] as the sand of the sea.

                  References for Revelation 20:8

                    • h 20:8 - Or 'to war.'
                      9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city: and fire came down [from God] out of the heaven and devoured them.
                      10 And the devil who deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where [are] both the beast and the false prophet; and they shall be tormented day and night for the ages of ages.
                      11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled, and place was not found for them.
                      12 And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is [that] of life. And the dead were judged out of the things written in the books according to their works.
                      13 And the sea gave up the dead which [were] in it, and death and hades gave up the dead which [were] in them; and they were judged each according to their works:

                      References for Revelation 20:13

                        • i 20:13 - See ch. 1.18.
                          14 and death and hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death, [even] the lake of fire.

                          References for Revelation 20:14

                            • j 20:14 - Or 'This second death is the lake of fire.'
                              15 And if any one was not found written in the book of life, he was cast into the lake of fire.

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                              • a 20:2 - Lit. 'the Satan.' The adversary: see ch. 12.9.
                              • b 20:4 - In Daniel no one was seen sitting on them.
                              • c 20:4 - Hostis, as Matt. 7.24.
                              • d 20:4 - See Note h, ch. 3.9.
                              • e 20:4 - Or 'on the forehead, and on their hand.'
                              • f 20:6 - Exousia, right or title; by adding 'over' we get the full sense.
                              • g 20:7 - See Note c, ver. 2.
                              • h 20:8 - Or 'to war.'
                              • i 20:13 - See ch. 1.18.
                              • j 20:14 - Or 'This second death is the lake of fire.'