Revelation 12

Chapter 12

12:6  And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days.

a thousand

Revelation 11:2 Revelation 11:3 ; 13:5 ; Daniel 9:27 ; 7:14 (See Scofield "Daniel 7:14") .

12:7  And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,


(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

12:9  And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

world "oikoumene" = inhabited earth. (See Scofield "Luke 2:1") .

angels (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

12:10  And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.

kingdom of our God

The Dispensation of the Kingdom ( 2 Samuel 7:16 refs.) begins with the return of Christ to the earth, runs through the "thousand years" of His earth-rule, and ends when He has delivered up the kingdom to the Father. (See Scofield "1 Corinthians 15:24") .

salvation (See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .