Add parallel Print Page Options

but they were not strong enough and did not prevail, and there was no longer a place found for them in heaven.(A) And the great dragon was thrown down, the age-old serpent who is called the [a]devil and Satan, he who continually deceives and seduces the entire inhabited world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.(B) 10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying,

“Now the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom (dominion, reign) of our God, and the authority of His Christ have come; for the [b]accuser of our [believing] brothers and sisters has been thrown down [at last], he who accuses them and keeps bringing charges [of sinful behavior] against them before our God day and night.(C)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Revelation 12:9 The Greek for devil is diabolos, which is actually a translation of Satan, a Hebrew word meaning “adversary” or “accuser.” The Greek word additionally carries with it the concept of “slanderer.” See note v 10.
  2. Revelation 12:10 This is the activity of Satan from which he has earned his name (see note v 9). The activity is most clearly seen in Job 1-2 and in Zech 3.

Bible Gateway Recommends

Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black (indexed)
Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black (indexed)
Retail: $59.99
Our Price: $35.99
Save: $24.00 (40%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Holy Bible, softcover
Amplified Holy Bible, softcover
Retail: $19.99
Our Price: $11.99
Save: $8.00 (40%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black
Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $21.99
Save: $28.00 (56%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Study Bible, Hardcover
Amplified Study Bible, Hardcover
Retail: $44.99
Our Price: $24.99
Save: $20.00 (44%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy (indexed)
Amplified Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy (indexed)
Retail: $59.99
Our Price: $35.99
Save: $24.00 (40%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy
Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy
Retail: $69.99
Our Price: $41.49
Save: $28.50 (41%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors