The beast that you saw (A)was, and is not, and (B)is about to rise from (C)the bottomless pit[a] and (D)go to destruction. And (E)the dwellers on earth whose names have not been written in (F)the book of life from the foundation of the world will marvel to see the beast, because (G)it was and is not and is to come.

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 17:8 Greek the abyss

17 saying,

“We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty,
    (A)who is and who was,
for you have taken your great power
    and (B)begun to reign.

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