He must not be a recent convert, or he may become conceited(A) and fall under the same judgment(B) as the devil.

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And the angels who did not keep their positions of authority but abandoned their proper dwelling—these he has kept in darkness, bound with everlasting chains for judgment on the great Day.(A)

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The Thousand Years

20 And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven,(A) having the key(B) to the Abyss(C) and holding in his hand a great chain.

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He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil, or Satan,(A) and bound him for a thousand years.(B)

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