REVELATION 13:13

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,”

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Revelation 13:13 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
he doeth ποιεῖ To make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct) doeth
great μεγάλα Big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application) great
wonders, σημεῖα An indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally wonders
so ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) so
that καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words that
he maketh ποιῇ To make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct) maketh
fire πῦρ "fire" (literally or figuratively, specially, lightning) fire
come down καταβαίνειν To descend (literally or figuratively) come down
from ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) from
heaven οὐρανοῦ The sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) heaven
on εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases on
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
earth γῆν Soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) earth
in the sight ἐνώπιον In the face of (literally or figuratively) sight
of ἀνθρώπων Man-faced, i.e., a human being of
men, ἀνθρώπων Man-faced, i.e., a human being men

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 13  And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,

  • 14  And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.

  • 15  And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.




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