Revelation Chapter 13
1 And I stood upon the sand of the seaand saw a beast rise upout of the seahaving seven heads and ten hornsand upon hishorns ten crownsand upon his heads the name of blasphemy.
2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopardand hisfeet were as the feet of a bearand his mouth as the mouth ofa lionand the dragon gave him his powerand his seatandgreat authority.
3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to deathandhis deadly wound was healedand all the world wondered afterthe beast.
4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto thebeastand they worshipped the beastsayingWho is like untothe beastwho is able to make war with him
5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things andblasphemiesand power was given unto him to continue fortyand two months.
6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against Godto blasphemehis nameand his tabernacleand them that dwell in heaven.
7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saintsand toovercome themand power was given him over all kindredsandtonguesand nations.
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship himwhosenames are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slainfrom the foundation of the world.
9 If any man have an earlet him hear.
10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivityhethat killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword.Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earthand hehad two horns like a lamband he spake as a dragon.
12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worshipthe first beastwhose deadly wound was healed.
13 And he doeth great wondersso that he maketh fire come downfrom heaven on the earth in the sight of men
14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means ofthose miracles which he had power to do in the sight of thebeastsaying to them that dwell on the earththat theyshould make an image to the beastwhich had the wound by aswordand did live.
15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast that the image of the beast should both speakand cause thatas many as would not worship the image of the beast should bekilled.
16 And he causeth allboth small and greatrich and poorfreeand bondto receive a mark in their right handor in theirforeheads
17 And that no man might buy or sellsave he that had the mark or the name of the beastor the number of his name.
18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count thenumber of the beastfor it is the number of a manand hisnumber is Six hundred threescore and six.