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Explanatio: Rev. 17:6-8

“And I wondered with great wonder on seeing her. And the angel said to me, “At what do you wonder? I will tell you the mystery of the woman and the beast carrying her, having seven heads and ten horns. … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 17:3-6

“And I saw a woman sitting upon a beast.” (Rev. 17:3) Here the ‘beast’ is shown ‘to be’Caes the people. For [the angel] promises to show [John] the one “sitting upon many waters.” (Rev. 17:1) The beast and the waters … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 17:3-13

“And I saw a woman sitting upon a scarlet beast full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. And the woman was clothed round about with purple, and with scarlet cloth, [cocco] and adorned with gold and … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 17:1-3

THE EXPLANATION OF THE ABOVE-WRITTEN ACCOUNT BEGINS “And there came one out of the seven angels holding the basins, and he was speaking to me, saying, “Come, I will show you the condemnation of the great harlot sitting upon the … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 17:1-3

THE NINTH BOOK BEGINS, CONCERNING THE HARLOT WOMAN “And there came one out of the seven angels holding the basins, and he was speaking to me, saying, “Come, I will show you the condemnation of the great harlot sitting upon … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 16:17-21

“And the seventh angel poured out his basin into the air, and the great voice came out of the Temple and from the Throne, saying, “It is done.”” (Rev. 16:17, VL) We have already spoken above about the earth, the … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 16:17-21

THE SEVENTH ANGEL AND THE SEVENTH BASIN BEGINS “And the seventh angel poured his basin into the air and the great voice came out of the Temple and from the Throne, saying, “It is done.” And there were lightnings and … Continue reading

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