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12 It exercises all the authority of the first beast in its presence,[a] and makes the earth and its inhabitants worship the first beast, (A)whose mortal wound was healed.

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  1. Revelation 13:12 Or on its behalf

14 and by the signs that it is allowed to work in the presence of[a] the beast (A)it deceives those who dwell on earth, telling them to make an image for the beast (B)that was wounded by the sword and yet lived. 15 And it was allowed to give breath to the image of the beast, so that the image of the beast might even speak and might cause those who would not (C)worship the image of the beast (D)to be slain. 16 Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave,[b] (E)to be marked on the right hand or the forehead,

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  1. Revelation 13:14 Or on behalf of
  2. Revelation 13:16 Greek bondservant

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