Revelation 13:5-8 NIV

5 The beast was given a mouth to utter proud words and blasphemies1 and to exercise his authority for forty-two months.2

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6 He opened his mouth to blaspheme God, and to slander his name and his dwelling place and those who live in heaven.3

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7 He was given power to make war4 against the saints and to conquer them. And he was given authority over every tribe, people, language and nation.5

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8 All inhabitants of the earth6 will worship the beast--all whose names have not been written in the book of life7 belonging to the Lamb8 that was slain from the creation of the world.a9

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    • b 13:8 - Or "written from the creation of the world in the book of life belonging to the Lamb that was slain"