Revelation 20:1-3 NIV

The Thousand Years

1 And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven,1 having the key2 to the Abyss3 and holding in his hand a great chain.

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2 He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil, or Satan,4 and bound him for a thousand years.5

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3 He threw him into the Abyss,6 and locked and sealed7 it over him, to keep him from deceiving the nations8 anymore until the thousand years were ended. After that, he must be set free for a short time.

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