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7 Heads & 10 Horns Of Revelation 17:3 #194130
06/07/21 09:28 PM
06/07/21 09:28 PM
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Vision:

Rev 17:3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.

Interpretation of Vision:

[A.]

Rev 17:9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.

[B.]

Rev 17:10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.

The "woman" of Revelation 17:3 is clearly identified in Revelation 17:18:

Rev 17:18? And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.?

The "woman" is "that great city", spiritually (1 Corinthians 15:46) "Babylon", "which reigneth over the kings of the earth". The "great city" is identified over and over again:

Rev 17:1? And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:?

Rev_14:8? And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city[b], because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.

Please notice, that this spiritual "Babylon" falls twice. That is important in considering Revelation 17 and the 7 and 8th "kings".

Rev_16:19? And [b]the great city
was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.

Rev 17:5? And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.?

Rev_18:2? And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

Rev_18:10? Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

Rev_18:16? And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!

Rev_18:18? And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!

Remember, Revelation 17 spake of the burning of this "great city" by the "kings of the earth", the "ten horns", who would turn on her

Rev_18:19? And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.

Rev_18:21? And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.

Is it merely a "city", or is there deeper things to consider? A city is always made up of people.

Peter helps also:

1Pe_5:13? The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Marcus my son.

Peter says, that there is a "church that is at Babylon". A "church" in scripture is likened unto a spiritual woman.

?a woman? (faithful) ? God?s people ((OT) Israel or (NT) Christians), flock, church, a body, bone of the man?s (Adam; Gen. 2:23; 1 Cor. 15:44-46) bone and flesh of His flesh, and the city (Mat. 12:10-11) in which they reside (New Jerusalem); see Jer. 6:2; Isa. 54:5, 61:10, 62:5 ; Act. 7:38; 1 Cor. 6:17; 2 Cor. 11:2; Gal. 4:26; Eph. 5:23-32; Rev. 19:7, 21:2-3,9; see also Jesus as the ?bridegroom? ? Mat. 9:15, 25:1,5-6,10; Mar. 2:19-20; Luk. 5:34-35; Jhn. 2:9, 3:29; Rev. 18:23; Jer. 7:34, 16:9, 25:10, 33:11; Joe. 2:16 and Song of Solomon (entire); see also (unfaithful) Jer. 3:14,20; Hos. 1:2, 2:2, etc.

This "great whore" (city/church) also "sitteth upon many waters", which combined make up a "beast" (or kingdom, nation, state power/authority):

Waters, in scripture are 'peoples':

Rev 17:15 ? ?? the waters which thou sawest ? are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues ??

Psa 65:7 Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.

Isa 17:12 Woe to the multitude of many people, which make a noise like the noise of the seas; and to the rushing of nations, that make a rushing like the rushing of mighty waters!

Isa 17:13 ?The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters ??

Jer 51:41 ?How is Sheshach taken! ? how is Babylon become an astonishment among the nations!?

Jer 51:42 The sea is come up upon Babylon: she is covered with the multitude of the waves thereof.

There are good waters and evil waters on earth:

Earthly, carnal, evil, impure and bitter waters:

Peoples of the nations that served the devil, and issued forth at his command, see 2 Sam. 22:5; Psa. 18:3-4, 32:6, 89:9-10, 93:3-4, 98:7-9, 124:1-5; Son. 8:7; Isa. 8:7, 17:12-13, 28:2, 59:19; Jer. 46:8, 47:2, 51:13; Eze. 31:15; Dan. 9:26, 11:22; Amo. 8:8, 9:5; Mat. 7:25,27; Jud. 1:13; Rev. 17:1,15.

Heavenly minded, spiritual, good, clean and sweet waters of earth:

even as Abraham (who was to be made into a nation) was called out of Babylon and the peoples thereof, and so God divided the waters, with a space between them, just as in Gen. 1:6-7 (more on this another time, for all of human history is found in Gen. 1-2), and Jacob (Israel), Christians, etc.

Gen 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

Gen 35:10 And God said unto him, Thy name is Jacob: thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name: and he called his name Israel.

Gen 35:11 And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;

1 Pet 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

There are also 'waters' (peoples, unfallen beings) in the actual Heavens (Psalms 104:3-4, 148:4; Isaiah 14:14; Jeremiah 4:13; Daniel 7:10,13; Matthew 24:30, 26:64; Mark 8:38, 13:26, 14:62; Luke 21:27; Acts 1:9; 1 Thessalonians 4:17; Hebrews 12:1; Revelation 1:7; Daniel 4:17, &c.), but that is not the focus of these waters in Revelation 17, which exist on earth, and protect (surround) and supply "Babylon".

A beast is simply a kingdom, or nation, or state power/authority, whether good or evil:

Psalms 74:13,14; Daniel 7:6,12,17,23, 8:4; Isaiah 5:29, 27:1; Ezekiel 17:3,7, 29:3,4,5, 32:2,3,4,9, 34:8,13; Jeremiah 4:7, 48:40, 49:22, 50:17; Joel 1:6; Revelation 13;1, 16:10, 17:3,7,8,11,12, 19:19,20, 20:4,10; &c.

We can compare Revelation 12's and 13's 7 heads and 10 horns also, along with Daniel 7's 7 Heads and 10 horns.

Daniel 7

[1] Lion with Eagles wings - Babylon (1 Head, 0 Horns)
[2] Bear raised up on one side with 3 rib in its mouth - Medo-Persia (1 Head, 0 Horns)
[3] 4 Headed Leopard with 4 wings of a fowl - Greece (4 Heads, 0 Horns)
[4] Dreadful, Terrible Beast with Iron teeth and brass claws - Rome (1 Head, 10 Horns, even with an 11th or 8th)

7 Heads, 10 Horns, and an 8th.

Revelation 12, Pagan Rome, with:

Rev 12:3? And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.?

7 Heads, 10 Horns, with 7 crowns upon its Heads (not Horns), because the Heads ruled. Pagan Rome was then ruling.

?a great red dragon? ? (a fiery serpent, a beast; Isa. 13:22, 30:6, 43:20); The devil and Pagan Rome (a terrible dreadful Beast, which is a political body, or nation-state, kingdom (Gen. 49:9; Isa. 27:1, 46:11; Jer. 4:7, 5:6, 12:8, 25:38, 49:19, 50:44; Eze. 17:3,7, 32:2; Dan. 7:7,17,19,23, 8:20,21; Joe. 1:6; Mic. 5:8; Rev. 13:1,2,3,7,11,12, 17:3,7,8,11,12, etc.), which symbol was used of the Roman cavalry units on their standards/flags, ?draco?) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draco_(military_standard) & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dacian_Draco ); see Gen. 3:1; Num. 21:6-9; Psa. 91:13; Isa. 1:18; Jer. 10:22, 46:22, 51:34; Mat. 23:33; Rev. 12:4,9, 13:2,4, 20:2.

?having seven heads? ? Chronological in time: Babylon (Lion, 1 Head), Medo-Persia (Bear, 1 Head), Greece (Leopard, 4 Heads), Pagan Rome (Dreadful & Terrible Beast, 1 Head) = 7 Heads, bring us down to the time of Pagan Rome; see Dan. 7:3-8,17,19,23.

?and ten horns? ? Chronological in time: The Ten Horns came later as Pagan Rome began to be divided and broken in pieces into individual nation-states; see Dan. 2:40, 7:7-8,20,24, 11:20; Psa. 72:4; ?ten? is also the symbol of the ?whole? (wholly divded); see Ecc. 12:13-14, etc.

?and seven crowns? ? (These crowns are not on the horns, which were not yet ruling individually, for Pagan Rome was not yet divided, but were upon the Heads, as Pagan Rome was ruling, as it conquered the territory of the previous beasts), A crown, or royal diadem, is a symbol of rulership, judgment and glory and of the leading city, or capitol, of the nation (Isa. 7:8-9, 23:8), or of a king; see Exo. 39:30; Lev. 8:9; 2 Sam. 1:10, 12:30; 2 Ki. 11:12; 1 Chr. 20:2; 2 Chr. 23:11; Est. 1:11, 2:17, 6:8, 8:15; Job. 19:9, 29:14; Psa. 8:5; Isa. 28:5, 62:3; Jer. 13:18; Eze. 21:26; Rev. 13:1, 19:12.

?upon his heads? ? That which rules a body, such as a city (capitol) over a nation, a King to a Kingdom, or Husband to Wife, or Christ to the Church; and it also deals with the heart or mind (Isa. 1:5); see Deut. 28:13,44; Judg. 10:18; 1 Chr. 29:11; Psa. 18:43; Isa. 1:6, 7:8-9, 23:8; Jer. 22:6; Eze. 16:12; Dan. 2:32,38; Hos. 1:11; Jhn. 20:12; 1 Cor. 11:3; Eph. 1:22, 4:15, 5:23; Col. 1:8, 2:10,19.

For more, see the Revelation 12 Powerpoint - https://archive.org/download/revela...2%80%93%20The%20Great%20Controversy.pptx

Revelation 13:

Rev 13:1? And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.

Rev 13:2? And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.

This time the "crowns" are not on the "heads", but the "horns". A differing phase of the Dragon, not the 4th, the Pagan Rome, but the 5th, Papal Rome. This ties directly to Daniel 7.

See Daniel 7 and Revelation 13 language compared - https://ia803201.us.archive.org/31/...lation-13-language-and-time-parallel.pdf

Revelation 13:1-10 is tied, by language and time, to Daniel 7:2-8,17,19-21,23-25.

Daniel, looking in time from his present:

saw (vision/dream) - Daniel 7:1,2,5,6,7,9,11,13,21
Sea - Daniel 7:2,3
1,260 - Daniel 7:25
war - Daniel 7:21
saints - Daniel 7:18,21,22,25,27
books - Daniel 7:10
angels - Daniel 7:10,13,16
God (Ancient of days; Father) - Daniel 7:9,13,18,22,25,27
Son of man (Jesus; Lamb) - Daniel 7:13,14
peoples, nations, languages - Daniel 7:14,23,27
worship (times and laws of God) - Daniel 7:25
Lion - Daniel 7:4
Bear - Daniel 7:5
Leopard - Daniel 7:6
a Dreadful terrible beast - Daniel 7:7-8
seven heads [1 Lion, 1 Bear, 4 Leopard, 1 Beast] - Daniel 7:4-8,11,12,17,19,23
ten horns - Daniel 7:7-8,20,24
kingdom (kings have kingdoms, dominions, thrones, and wear crowns) - Daniel 7:4,5,6,7,8,9,12,14,17,18,22,23,24,26,27
a mouth speaking great things, the great words, mouth that spake very great things, speak great words against the most High - Daniel 7:8,11,20,25
little horn (with the mouth (and eyes of man, thus head) speaking and warring) - Daniel 7:8,11,20,21,24,25
killed - Daniel 7:11,26

John, looking in time from his present (which also covers the past):

saw (vision/dream) - Revelation 13:1,2,3
Sea - Revelation 13:1
1,260 - Revelation 13:5
war - Revelation 13:4,7
saints - Revelation 13:6,7,10
book - Revelation 13:8
angels - Revelation 13:7
God - Revelation 13:6
Lamb (Jesus) - Revelation 13:8
peoples, nations, languages - Revelation 13:3,4,7,8
worship (times and laws of God) - Revelation 13:4,8
a beast - Revelation 13:1,2,3,4
body of a leopard - Revelation 13:2
feet of a bear - Revelation 13:2
mouth of a lion - Revelation 13:2
seven heads - Revelation 13:1
ten horns - Revelation 13:1
kingdom (kings have kingdoms, dominions, thrones, and wear crowns) - Revelation 13:1,2,7
mouth speaking great things and blasphemies - Revelation 13:1,5,6
one of its heads (with the mouth (being a head, has eyes) speaking and warring) - Revelation 13:3,5,6,7
killed - Revelation 13:10

The Horns were ruling (crowns), the division of the 4th, under the 5th.

So, then what are the 7 heads and 10 horns of Revelation 17? Well, they are identified for us in Revelation 17:9-10.

[1] The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.

[2] And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.

It is simple, going from the symbol to the reality (as is found in Daniel 2,4,7,8 & 11; Revelation 12, 13, &c) :

[A.]

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So we have a city which sits upon 7 hills/mountains, which also is connected to a "woman", being religious, and has persecuted God's people, dressing in purple and scarlet and has gold, silver and pearls. ROME, even Papal Rome. She claims to have authority over kings (more details as needful from her own mouth). She even calls herself the "mother" of all churches (more details as needful from her own mouth).

What then are the 7 heads that are "kings"?

For, this we need to go to Daniel, and have a King James Bible (for modern 'Bibles' (counterfeits) change something very important, and the connection is lost).

Dan 7:17? These great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise out of the earth.?

Dan 7:23? Thus he said, [bThe fourth beast[/b] shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.?

4 Beasts of Daniel 7 (Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece, Rome) are not merely "kingdoms", but are also "kings". Why both? They are a kingdom that is for certain, but these "kingdoms" also ruled over other "kingdoms", and thus were "kings". They were world ruling powers/authorities, they were chief cities over other lesser cities (see for example Isaiah 7:8-9). Other (counterfeit) Bibles, which change vs 17 from "kings" to "kingdoms" do an injustice to what God said they were.

Why do we start in Daniel, and not with Egypt and Assyria? Because that is (Daniel) where Revelation 12 and 13 also starts, as just shown. Additionally, Egypt never ruled over Israel as a "nation". Israel wasn't a city-state nation yet when Egypt ruled. Assyria never ruled over all of the 12 tribes, and never ruled over the Southern tribes of Judah, Benjamin and Levi, neither the city Jerusalem.

Therefore, we connect the "five are fallen" to the time of the "wilderness" period of this entity (AD 1798 and afterward, when it was given a deadly wound by the 6th Beast of Revelation 9-11), not the "wilderness" period of the true people of God in Revelation 12 (1,260; Daniel 7:25, 12:7; Revelation 11:2-3, 12:6,14, 13:5; Luke 21:24). People confuse the two wildernesses and their two entities. They are distinct from the other. The Anti-Christ follows the Christ power in all that it does.

See Angels Of Lie-ght (powerpoint & video): https://archive.org/download/angels-of-lie-ght_202009/Angels%20Of%20Lie-ght.pptx

https://ia803204.us.archive.org/31/...-ght%20Sermon%20By%20Brother%20Aaron.mp4

See also the Chart: https://ia803206.us.archive.org/9/i...08%20Vs%2014%20And%20Its%20Sub-Parts.jpg

So, what Kingdoms were "fallen" by the time of AD 1798, and the wilderness period of the Papacy:

[1] Babylon - Lion (1 Head); Daniel 7

[2] Medo-Persia - Bear (1 Head); Daniel 7

[3] Greece - He-Goat (1 Head); Daniel 8

Dan 8:21 And the rough goat is the king of Grecia: and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king.

Did you notice that "the rough goat" is "the king" over all "Greecia" (many city-states). Thus again, like Daniel 7:17,23, it is both a King and Kingdom.

[4] Pagan Rome - Dreadful Terrible Beast (1 Head); Daniel 7

Dan 8:23? And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.?

The ?transgressors? [of the covenant and Law of God] are the Jews, in the days of Jesus, in the time of the Romans, for He said [KJB]:

Matthew 23:32 KJB - Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.​

Their [nation of Israel] cup of iniquity was not yet full during the era of Greece, but it was soon to be in the era of Rome [and their Temple and city to be destroyed], for their 490 years [Daniel 9, 70 weeks] was almost up [and that generation [AD 31], within 40 years later, would see it, AD 70], some sooner than others [like the High priests, etc]. Paul speaks about this further:

1 Thessalonians 2:16 KJB - Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins alway: for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.​

And thus the ?king of fierce countenance? is a fulfillment of the ?Iron? [Daniel 2:33,40, 7:7,19,23 KJB], Roman Empire [whose standard was the 'eagle', and came from afar, from the west, and besieged them in all their lands], as it is given in scripture [KJB] itself:
Deuteronomy 28:48 KJB - Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

Deuteronomy 28:49 KJB - The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;

Deuteronomy 28:50 KJB - A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young:

Deuteronomy 28:51 KJB - And he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed: which also shall not leave thee either corn, wine, or oil, or the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee.

Deuteronomy 28:52 KJB - And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls come down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout all thy land: and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.

Deuteronomy 28:53 KJB - And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the LORD thy God hath given thee, in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee:

That was Pagan Rome. Even whose symbol also used the "eagle". Rome beseiged the Jews in all their gates until they were destroyed.

[5] Papal Rome (king north, religious humanism, fallen) - Man of Sin, Little Horn (face as of a man, having a head with eyes and mouth), Beast (1 Head, see Psa 73:22; Dan 4:16, etc); Dan. 7-11; 2 Thes. 2:3. It too is a "king", see also Daniel 8:23 latter part. For Rome has several phases.

Dan 8:23 And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.

The ?understanding dark sentences? deals with the second major phase of the Roman element [as per Daniel 8:10 KJB], that of Papal Rome, for it means, according to scripture [KJB], to speak and understand parables, proverbs, ie religious/spiritual matters:

Psalms 49:4 KJB - I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.

Psalms 78:2 KJB - I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:

Proverbs 1:6 KJB - To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.

Ezekiel 17:2 KJB - Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;

Matthew 13:34 KJB - All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them:

Mark 4:13 KJB - And he said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?

Mark 4:34 But without a parable spake he not unto them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.​

See also ?mystery? and ?mysteries? in Matthew 13:11; Mark 4:11; Luke 8:10; Romans 11:25, 16:25; 1 Corinthians 2:7, 4:1, 13:2, 14:2, 15:51; Ephesians 1:9, 3:3,4,9, 5:32, 6:19; Colossians 1:26,27, 2:2, 4:3; 2 Thessalonians 2:7; 1 Timothy 3:9,16; Revelation 1:20, 10:7, 17:5,7.

See also ?riddle? in Numbers 12:8; Judges 14:12-19.

See also ?hard questions? in 1 Kings 10:1; 2 Chronicles 9:1.

See also ?...take up a parable ? a taunting proverb...? Habakkuk 2:6;p.

To speak in proverbs is to speak in symbols,

John 16:29 KJB - His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.​

Thus, as it is written,

Proverbs 25:2 KJB - [It is] the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings [is] to search out a matter.

Thus, this "king" power/authority would also have a religious aspect, in that it would claim to be able to expound or explain the parables of the word of God. Indeed, a wolf (Captoline) in sheep's (Christian) clothing:

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2Th 2:3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;

2Th 2:4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

A counterfeit king-priest (kings and priests, royal priesthood, etc):

1Pe_2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

Dan 11:21 And in his estate shall stand up a vile person [man of sin/iniquity], to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom: but he shall come in peaceably [Gospel], and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.

[6] Secular Humanism (king south, one is, it gave the deadly wound to the previous head/king of the north (Papal Rome)), began in France (spiritual Sodom/Egypt) - the Beast Of Pit (1 Head); Rev. 9 & 11, for even ideology can rule the minds of men and cities and laws of the land.

Rev 9:11? And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.?

Rev 11:7? And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.?

Rev 11:8? And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.?

Rev 11:13? And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.?

Can you think of a time when Secular Humanism (aka atheism, evolutionism, communism, etc) ruled the minds of men? See Daniel 11, for spiritual Pharaoh ruled over spiritual Egypt, even now it is being overthrown:

Dan 11:40? And at the time of the end shall the king of the south push at him: and the king of the north shall come against him like a whirlwind, with chariots, and with horsemen, and with many ships; and he shall enter into the countries, and shall overflow and pass over.?

For more on Daniel 11:40-45, 12:1-3, see:

https://archive.org/download/michae...ssages%2C%20a%20work%20in%20progress.pdf

https://archive.org/download/michae...%20-%20Daniel%2011.40-45%2C%2012.1-3.pdf

[7] Apostate Protestantism of USA - Beast from the Earth (1 Head, was yet to come); Revelation 13

Rev 13:11? And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

Rev 13:12? And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

Ten Horns sit on the 7th Head, and 10 means "whole" (Ecclesiastes 12:13-14, etc, like the Ten Commandments are the Whole Law of God), and thus all the "kings of the earth" are represented by the "ten" (for "ten" is representational of all. see Genesis 18:32; Matthew 25 (ten virgins, ten coins); Luke 17:12 (ten lepers), etc, etc,), and is thus the United Nations as represented by their leaders, that literally is on the 7th, that have no real authority yet to enforce a global law. So the Ten Horns are not on any of the other heads. it is on the 7th Head in Revelation 17 (most art work is representationally incorrect).

[8] Papal Rome Revived, final Tri-umvirate (#5, which is of the 7, thus is the 8th, just like Daniel 7) Revelation 13 & 17

How do we know, without guessing? Scripture tells us (Genesis 40:8; 2 Peter 1:20; Isaiah 28:10,13, etc)

These 7 (and 8th), are as a counterfeit Candlestick (Tree), emitting the false light (Luke 11:35; 2 Corinthians 11:13-15), of satan's kingdom, from alpha to omega. In Genesis 3:1, the serpent had only 1 head, but by Revelation 17, the dragon(serpent)-beast reveals the sum total of the fullness of his government and rule, and thus will have been seen, witnessed and demonstrated by all. It may then be uprooted forever by God, being shown to be an evil tree. The Ten are also rulers, like unto authorities or commandments, the counterfeit governing of humanity, human laws (see Daniel 8:7, "power" in connection with "horns").

Hab_3:4? And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand: and there was the hiding of his power.

Power, simply means authority, or that which rules or regulates:

Mat_28:18? And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

For the "kings of the earth" (United Nations, represented by the number 10), will implement the fullness of the laws of Satan. A counterfeit 10, dictated by the counterfeit 2 (Beast Sea, Beast Earth)).

And the 8th is merely #5 (which is of the 7) revived by #7 (deadly wound will be fully healed when the Beast from the earth becomes the sword of the state in the hands of the Beast from the Sea, and Mother and daughters and kings of the earth unite to persecute the last Elijah, the last John the Baptist)- see Revelation 13. 1929 (Lateran treaty) is not the healing of the Deadly wound (I do not care how many newspapers or evangelistic series you've heard. The Bible is the final authority in all matters of faith and practice, and type was not met in anti-type in full there). It is only in part, even as AD 1800-1801 began the healing, when the Papal crown was given back, and a pope instituted.

?? For this expedition for Berthier's entry into Rome and the proclamation of the Roman Republic (10-15 February, 1798), and for the captivity of Pius VI, who was carried off a prisoner to Valence, see PIUS VI [died in exile, see ?(29 Aug., 1799)?]. ??
? Roman Catholic Encyclopedia; Online, section ?N?, ?Napoleon I (Bonaparte)? ? https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/10687a.htm

?? The new pope (Barnaba Niccol? Maria Luigi Chiaramonti) was crowned (Papier-m?ch? Triple Tiara) as Pius VII on 21 March, 1800, at Venice. ?? ? Roman Catholic Encyclopedia, section ?P?, ?Pope Pius VII? ? https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12132a.htm

?? The Concordat with the Holy See was signed on 17 July, 1801 ?? ? Roman Catholic Encyclopedia; Online, section ?N?, ?Napoleon I (Bonaparte)? ? https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/10687a.htm

Thus the Deadly wound to the Papacy, in it?s state powers, given by Secular Humanism of atheistically led France, was already, 3 ?prophetic days? (3 Years) later (1798-1800/1801 (inclusive/exclusive), being resurrected from the ?political grave?, just as Jesus was raised in 3 days.

Some have incorrectly taught that AD 1929 with the representative of the Roman Catholic Church signing of the Lateran Treaty (Concordat in the Lateran Palace; for Pope Pius XI by Cardinal Secretary Pietro Gasparri) with Benito Mussolini (Italian Dictator) was the healing of the deadly wound, but this is not so! The AD 1929 Concordat was the end result of the AD 1870 removal of the Papal States (Lazio (Rome), Marche, Umbria, Romagna & portions of Emilia; which had existed since at least the 8th century!) 60 years earlier (it is only a part of the great healing still going on).

Each Kingdom, was more than a kingdom, but as each ruled the whole, they were truly a King of the whole kingdom, and more than this, each had a specific philosophy or way of government,a ideology, a religion.

[1] Mystery (occult) religion (Revelation 17:5)
[2] Infallibility (law could not be changed) (Daniel 6:8)
[3] Sophistry, Immortal soul theology (Greek, leopard mindset) (1 Corinthians 1:22)
[4] Unmerciful, Implacable, Corrupt (see Romans 1:31; 2 Timothy 3:1-5)
[5] Religious humanism (2 Timothy 3:5; 2 Thessalonians 2:4; Daniel 11:37-38, etc)
[6] Secular humanism (Revelation 11:8)
[7] Apostasy (2 Thessalonians 2:3)
[8] Total Tyranny (Revelation 3:10, 17:12, etc)

Satan's government fully revealed in time, as all his character is now witnessed and seen.

Some attempt to place natural Egypt and Assyria into this, but in Egypt they (Israel, peoples of God, were not a formal nation), and Assyria never had control over the southern tribes (Judah, Benjamin, Levi).

The '7 pope theory' is demonstrably error and simply eisegesis (personal 'exit-jesus', in other words they left out Jesus and went with themselves in explanaiton). There have been more 'popes' than 7 since 1798, see - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_popes

Some attempt to start counting 'popes' since AD 1929 (Lateran treaty), thus beginning with Pius XI (Ambrogio), inclusively, instead and ending with the "8th" (Francis I, the Jesuit), but this is simply shifting the goal post and does not address the "wilderness" period of this power properly, when it received it's deadly wound (AD 1798). It also doesn't take into account the crowning in 1800-1801, etc. Whether Francis I (Jorge Bergoglio) is the last 'pope' or not is truly irrelevant to the prophecy as given in Revelation 17.

Some have even "wrested" (Psalms 56:5; 2 Peter 3:16) scripture so far as to attempt to change the words "five are fallen" (Revelation 17:10; past tense), to five shall fall (future tense). This too can be demonstrated to be error upon request.

Re: 7 Heads & 10 Horns Of Revelation 17:3 [Re: Matthew 10vs8] #194748
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While you can to an extent apply the 7 mountains to the 7 hills of Rome, in a deeper way it applies to the 7 empires of Daniel 2, who was to rule over most of God's people from Zedekiah, the last son of David to rule over God's people, until once again THE Son of David rules over God's people. Nations would have their sacred mountains. Babylon was flat so they built a sacred mountain, the tower of Babel. Greece had Mt. Olympus. Israel had Mt. Zion.

These 7 are: 1. Babylon,

2, Medio-Persia,

3. Greece,

4. Rome,

5. The Holy Roman Empire/Papal Supremacy *the feet of iron and clay. In the Bible clay represents what God molds, but here the clay is being molded by the iron, the state, thus a church state).

6. The toes of iron and clay/the deadly wound, where the crowns are on the horns and not on the head. A period of independent countries.

7. The deadly wound being healed, the toes joining together for a short time but it will not last. Once again a world empire, but different from the others since it does not conquer by politics and war like the other heads, but it is economic cooperation that unites the world for the last empire. It would look like the earth is about to fall apart, but it unites together under this system for a period of peace and prosperity like never before. But we need to go along with this carefully balanced system. But to go along with it will either mean that you need to do something that goes against your conscience, and/or will not respect others consciences and to use external control and force to try to get others into line. When this falls apart, those who followed their conscience instead of going along with the system will get the blame and the idea that if they are killed then things can become good again. But instead of another head, it will be the stone that comes, and God's people once again ruled by a and not merely an "a" but THE Son of David.


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