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Revelation 12

Introduction

Overview

Revelation 12:1, A woman clothed with the sun travails; Revelation 12:4, The great red dragon stands before her, ready to devour her child; Revelation 12:6, when she is delivered she flees into the wilderness; Revelation 12:7, Michael and his angels fight with the dragon, and prevail; Revelation 12:13, The dragon, being cast down into the earth, persecutes the woman.

Verse 1

there: Revelation 12:3, Revelation 11:19, Revelation 15:1, 2 Chronicles 32:31, Mark 13:25, Acts 2:19

wonder: or, sign, Matthew 12:38, Matthew 24:30, Luke 21:11, Luke 21:25

a woman: Isaiah 49:14-:, Isaiah 54:5-Judges :, Isaiah 60:1-Numbers :, Hosea 2:19, Hosea 2:20, John 3:29, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Ephesians 5:25-Daniel :, Ephesians 5:32

clothed: Revelation 21:23, Psalms 84:11, Isaiah 60:19, Isaiah 60:20, Isaiah 61:10, Malachi 4:2, Romans 3:22, Romans 13:14, Galatians 3:27

and the: Galatians 6:14, Titus 2:11, Titus 2:12

crown: Revelation 1:20, Revelation 21:14, Isaiah 62:3, Zechariah 9:16

Reciprocal: Job 41:34 - he is Song of Solomon 6:10 - clear Isaiah 66:7 - General Ezekiel 20:40 - there shall Micah 5:3 - she Matthew 2:7 - General Matthew 10:1 - called Matthew 19:28 - the twelve Luke 2:6 - the days Luke 6:13 - twelve Galatians 4:19 - of Revelation 1:16 - he had Revelation 2:1 - holdeth

Verse 2

travailing: Revelation 12:4, Isaiah 53:11, Isaiah 54:1, Isaiah 66:7, Isaiah 66:8, Micah 5:3, John 16:21, Galatians 4:19, Galatians 4:27

Reciprocal: Daniel 11:34 - they shall be Romans 8:22 - groaneth Revelation 12:5 - she

Verse 3

wonder: or, sign, Revelation 12:1

a great: Revelation 12:4, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 12:17, Revelation 13:2, Revelation 13:4, Revelation 16:13, Revelation 17:3, Revelation 17:4, Revelation 20:2, Isaiah 27:1, Isaiah 51:9

seven heads: Revelation 13:1, Revelation 13:3, Revelation 17:9, Revelation 17:10

ten: Revelation 17:3, Revelation 17:7, Revelation 17:12, Revelation 17:16, Isaiah 9:15, Daniel 2:42, Daniel 7:7, Daniel 7:8, Daniel 7:20, Daniel 7:24

seven crowns: Revelation 13:1

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 23:42 - bracelets Ezekiel 29:3 - the great Daniel 2:41 - the feet Daniel 7:21 - General Nahum 2:3 - made Zechariah 6:2 - red Revelation 6:4 - horse Revelation 12:7 - the dragon Revelation 13:11 - and he spake Revelation 19:12 - on his

Verse 4

his tail: Revelation 9:10, Revelation 9:19, Daniel 8:9-2 Kings :

of the: Revelation 17:18

the dragon: Revelation 12:2, Exodus 1:16, Matthew 2:3-Nehemiah :, John 8:44, 1 Peter 5:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:11 - General Psalms 22:9 - make me hope Ezekiel 29:3 - the great Daniel 7:21 - General Daniel 8:10 - to the host Matthew 2:13 - for John 8:40 - now Acts 7:19 - General 2 Timothy 3:12 - shall Revelation 6:8 - over Revelation 8:10 - a great Revelation 12:3 - a great Revelation 12:6 - the woman Revelation 12:7 - the dragon Revelation 12:13 - General Revelation 13:2 - dragon Revelation 13:11 - and he spake Revelation 16:13 - come out of

Verse 5

she: Revelation 12:2, Isaiah 7:14, Jeremiah 31:22, Micah 5:3, Matthew 1:25

rule: Revelation 2:26, Revelation 2:27, Revelation 19:15, Psalms 2:9, Psalms 2:10

caught: Revelation 11:12, Mark 16:19

Reciprocal: Psalms 22:9 - make me hope Acts 7:19 - General 2 Corinthians 12:2 - caught 1 Thessalonians 4:17 - caught Revelation 4:2 - and one Revelation 12:13 - General

Verse 6

the woman: Revelation 12:4, Revelation 12:14

that: 1 Kings 17:3-Joshua :, 1 Kings 17:9-Nehemiah :, 1 Kings 19:4-Ruth :, Matthew 4:11

a thousand: Revelation 11:2, Revelation 11:3

Reciprocal: Psalms 107:4 - wandered Song of Solomon 3:6 - this Song of Solomon 8:5 - from the Daniel 7:25 - a time Daniel 12:7 - that it Daniel 12:11 - a thousand Hosea 2:14 - and bring Matthew 2:13 - Arise Revelation 13:5 - and power Revelation 17:3 - into

Verse 7

war: Revelation 13:7, Revelation 19:11-Proverbs :, Isaiah 34:5, Ephesians 6:12,*Gr.

Michael: Isaiah 55:4, Daniel 10:13, Daniel 10:21, Daniel 12:1, Hebrews 2:10, Jude 1:9

and his: Matthew 13:41, Matthew 16:27, Matthew 24:31, Matthew 26:53, 2 Thessalonians 1:7

the dragon: Revelation 12:3, Revelation 12:4, Revelation 20:2

his angels: Revelation 12:9, Psalms 78:49, Matthew 25:41, 2 Corinthians 12:7,*Gr: 2 Peter 2:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:15 - it shall Numbers 33:4 - upon their gods Joshua 5:14 - but as captain Psalms 27:3 - war Isaiah 14:12 - How art thou fallen Isaiah 65:25 - dust Lamentations 2:1 - and cast Daniel 11:32 - shall be Matthew 12:29 - General Mark 3:27 - General Luke 10:18 - I beheld Satan John 16:11 - the 1 Timothy 5:21 - the elect 2 Timothy 3:12 - shall

Verse 8

prevailed not: Revelation 12:11, Psalms 13:4, Psalms 118:10-1 Chronicles :, Psalms 129:2, Jeremiah 1:19, Jeremiah 5:22, Matthew 16:18, Romans 8:31-Malachi :

their: Job 7:10, Job 8:18, Job 20:9, Job 27:21-Isaiah :, Psalms 37:10, Acts 1:25, Jude 1:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:15 - it shall Daniel 2:35 - no place Revelation 18:21 - and shall Revelation 20:11 - and there

Verse 9

the great: Revelation 12:3, Revelation 12:7, Luke 10:18, John 12:31

that: Revelation 12:14, Revelation 12:15, Revelation 20:2, Genesis 3:1, Genesis 3:4, Genesis 3:13, Isaiah 27:1, Isaiah 65:25

the Devil: Revelation 9:20, Revelation 16:14, Revelation 18:2, Matthew 4:1, Matthew 4:5, Matthew 4:8, Matthew 13:39, Luke 8:12, John 8:44, 1 Timothy 3:6, 1 Timothy 3:7, Hebrews 2:14, 1 John 3:8-2 Samuel :, Jude 1:9

and Satan: Revelation 2:9, Revelation 2:13, Revelation 2:24, Revelation 3:9, 1 Chronicles 21:1, Job 1:6-2 Kings :, Job 2:1, Psalms 109:6, Zechariah 3:1, Zechariah 3:2, Matthew 4:10, Luke 13:16, Luke 22:3, Luke 22:31, Acts 5:3, Acts 26:18, Romans 16:20, 2 Corinthians 2:11, 2 Corinthians 11:14, 2 Corinthians 12:7, 2 Thessalonians 2:9

deceiveth: Revelation 13:14, Revelation 18:23, Revelation 19:20, Revelation 20:3, Revelation 20:8, Revelation 20:10, Matthew 24:24, Romans 16:18, 2 Corinthians 11:3, Ephesians 4:14, 2 Thessalonians 2:3, 2 Thessalonians 2:9-1 Kings :, 1 Timothy 2:14, 2 Timothy 3:13, 1 John 5:19

he was: Revelation 9:1, Ezekiel 28:16, Luke 10:18, John 12:31

into: Job 1:7, Job 2:2, Isaiah 14:12, Isaiah 65:25, John 14:30, John 16:11, 2 Corinthians 4:4, 1 Peter 5:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:15 - thou Numbers 23:23 - no enchantment Deuteronomy 11:16 - your heart Deuteronomy 13:6 - entice 1 Kings 22:22 - a lying spirit 2 Chronicles 18:21 - General Job 26:13 - the crooked serpent Psalms 44:19 - in the Psalms 91:13 - the dragon Psalms 129:2 - yet they have Proverbs 12:26 - but Isaiah 13:11 - I will punish Isaiah 35:7 - in the Isaiah 44:20 - a deceived Isaiah 51:9 - the dragon Ezekiel 13:23 - for I Ezekiel 22:9 - men that carry tales Daniel 3:7 - all the people Matthew 3:7 - O generation Matthew 4:3 - the tempter Matthew 7:13 - for Matthew 12:26 - his Matthew 13:25 - enemy Matthew 23:33 - serpents Mark 4:15 - Satan Luke 4:6 - All Luke 21:8 - Take Luke 22:53 - the power John 15:19 - because John 17:9 - pray for Romans 8:39 - depth Romans 12:2 - be not 1 Corinthians 2:12 - not 1 Corinthians 5:10 - for 1 Corinthians 15:33 - Be 2 Corinthians 2:17 - which Galatians 1:7 - pervert Ephesians 2:2 - the prince Ephesians 6:11 - the wiles Colossians 2:4 - lest Colossians 2:15 - having Colossians 2:18 - no 1 Thessalonians 2:18 - Satan 1 Timothy 3:11 - not 1 Timothy 5:15 - General 2 Timothy 2:26 - out Titus 3:3 - deceived James 1:22 - deceiving James 3:6 - it is James 3:8 - full James 3:15 - devilish James 4:7 - Resist 2 Peter 2:2 - many 2 Peter 2:14 - beguiling 1 John 2:2 - for the 1 John 4:5 - are 2 John 1:7 - who Revelation 2:10 - the devil Revelation 9:11 - they had Revelation 13:2 - dragon Revelation 16:13 - come out of

Verse 10

I heard: Revelation 11:15, Revelation 19:1-Judges :

the kingdom: 1 Chronicles 29:11, Psalms 22:28, Psalms 45:6, Psalms 145:11-1 Chronicles :, Daniel 2:44, Matthew 6:10, Luke 11:2

the power: Revelation 2:26, Psalms 2:8-2 Kings :, Psalms 110:5, Psalms 110:6, Matthew 26:64, Matthew 28:18, 1 Corinthians 5:4, 2 Corinthians 12:9

the accuser: Job 1:9, Job 2:5, Zechariah 3:1, Zechariah 3:2, Luke 22:31, Titus 2:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:1 - an unrighteous witness 1 Kings 22:22 - a lying spirit 1 Chronicles 21:1 - Satan Ezra 4:6 - wrote Job 1:6 - Satan Psalms 50:20 - slanderest Psalms 52:2 - Thy Psalms 126:3 - General Psalms 145:12 - make known Isaiah 13:11 - I will punish Isaiah 29:20 - and all Isaiah 50:8 - mine adversary Isaiah 54:17 - every Isaiah 59:19 - the enemy Ezekiel 22:9 - men that carry tales Zephaniah 3:15 - he hath Matthew 3:7 - O generation Luke 3:14 - accuse Acts 4:26 - against his Romans 8:33 - Who Romans 16:20 - shall Ephesians 4:31 - evil speaking 1 Timothy 3:11 - not Revelation 2:7 - To him Revelation 19:6 - for Revelation 21:3 - a great

Verse 11

they overcame: Revelation 2:7, Revelation 2:11, Revelation 2:17, Revelation 2:26, Revelation 3:5, Revelation 3:12, Revelation 3:21, John 16:33, Romans 8:33-Malachi :, Romans 16:20, 1 Corinthians 15:57, 2 Corinthians 10:3-Deuteronomy :, Ephesians 6:13-Job :, 2 Timothy 4:7, 2 Timothy 4:8, Hebrews 2:14, Hebrews 2:15, 1 John 2:13, 1 John 2:14, 1 John 4:4, 1 John 5:5

the blood: Revelation 7:10-2 Chronicles :, Revelation 14:1-Numbers :, Revelation 15:3

the word: Revelation 12:17, Revelation 1:2, Revelation 1:9, Revelation 6:9, Revelation 11:7, Revelation 19:10

they loved not: Revelation 2:10, Revelation 2:13, Revelation 20:4, Luke 14:26, Acts 20:24, Acts 21:13, Hebrews 11:35-Zechariah :

Reciprocal: Judges 5:18 - their lives Judges 9:17 - adventured his life Judges 12:3 - put Psalms 17:4 - word Proverbs 4:13 - Take Proverbs 14:3 - but Proverbs 23:23 - sell Song of Solomon 8:6 - love Jeremiah 9:3 - valiant Ezekiel 13:23 - for I Daniel 3:18 - be it Daniel 3:28 - yielded Matthew 16:25 - General Mark 8:35 - will save Luke 9:24 - General Luke 21:16 - and some John 1:29 - Behold John 12:25 - that loveth Romans 8:37 - Nay 1 Corinthians 1:6 - the Ephesians 6:17 - which Philippians 1:30 - the same Philippians 2:30 - nigh 2 Timothy 1:8 - the testimony Hebrews 12:4 - General 1 Peter 2:21 - leaving 1 John 5:4 - overcometh Revelation 5:6 - a Lamb Revelation 7:14 - the blood Revelation 12:8 - prevailed not Revelation 15:2 - that had Revelation 17:6 - the martyrs

Verse 12

rejoice: Revelation 18:20, Revelation 19:1-Judges :, Psalms 96:11-1 Chronicles :, Psalms 148:1-Numbers :, Isaiah 49:13, Isaiah 55:12, Isaiah 55:13, Luke 2:14, Luke 15:10

Woe: Revelation 8:13, Revelation 9:12, Revelation 11:10, Revelation 11:14

because: Revelation 10:6, Hebrews 10:37, 2 Peter 3:8

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 4:7 - then Esther 3:6 - sought Job 1:7 - From going Isaiah 44:23 - Sing Ezekiel 16:23 - woe Daniel 11:30 - and have indignation Matthew 8:31 - General Mark 5:7 - that Mark 9:26 - cried Luke 4:35 - thrown Luke 9:42 - the devil John 8:40 - now Acts 19:28 - they 1 Peter 5:8 - as Revelation 12:17 - the dragon Revelation 13:6 - and them

Verse 13

Revelation 12:4, Revelation 12:5, Genesis 3:15, Psalms 37:12-2 Chronicles :, John 16:33

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 4:7 - then Psalms 102:23 - He weakened Isaiah 54:11 - thou afflicted Daniel 11:34 - they shall be John 8:40 - now Revelation 11:10 - dwell Revelation 13:2 - dragon Revelation 20:2 - the dragon

Verse 14

to the: Exodus 19:4, Deuteronomy 32:11, Deuteronomy 32:12, Psalms 55:6, Isaiah 40:31

she might: Revelation 12:6, Revelation 17:3

for a time: Revelation 11:2, Revelation 11:3, Daniel 7:25, Daniel 12:7

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:3 - hide thyself Proverbs 22:12 - eyes Song of Solomon 3:6 - this Jeremiah 48:9 - wings Ezekiel 4:6 - each day for a year Ezekiel 20:35 - I will Daniel 4:16 - seven times Daniel 8:14 - Unto Daniel 11:36 - till Hosea 2:14 - and bring Micah 4:10 - shalt thou Matthew 2:13 - Arise Revelation 12:9 - that Revelation 13:5 - and power

Verse 15

cast: Revelation 17:15, Psalms 18:4, Psalms 65:7, Psalms 93:3, Psalms 93:4, Isaiah 8:7, Isaiah 28:2, Isaiah 59:19

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:5 - the floods Psalms 32:6 - in the floods Psalms 69:1 - the waters Psalms 69:15 - waterflood Psalms 124:4 - the waters Psalms 144:7 - deliver me Isaiah 28:18 - when Jeremiah 46:7 - as a flood Jeremiah 47:2 - waters Daniel 11:22 - with Matthew 2:7 - General Revelation 12:9 - that Revelation 13:2 - dragon Revelation 13:8 - whose Revelation 20:2 - the dragon

Verse 16

Exodus 12:35, Exodus 12:36, 1 Kings 17:6, 2 Kings 8:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:11 - opened Numbers 16:32 - the earth 1 Samuel 23:27 - the Philistines 2 Samuel 22:5 - the floods Ezra 6:4 - the expenses Ezra 8:36 - they furthered Psalms 32:6 - in the floods Psalms 69:1 - the waters Psalms 69:15 - waterflood Psalms 124:4 - the waters Psalms 144:7 - deliver me Isaiah 8:7 - the Lord bringeth Jeremiah 26:24 - that Jeremiah 47:2 - waters Ezekiel 29:3 - the great Daniel 11:22 - with Acts 18:16 - General

Verse 17

the dragon: Revelation 12:12, John 8:44, 1 Peter 5:8

to make: Revelation 11:7, Revelation 13:7, Revelation 17:6, Revelation 17:14, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 19:19, Revelation 20:8, Revelation 20:9, Genesis 3:15, Daniel 7:23-Ezekiel :, Daniel 11:36

which: Revelation 14:12, Revelation 22:14, Matthew 28:20, 1 John 5:2

and have: Revelation 12:11, Revelation 1:2, Revelation 1:9, Revelation 6:9, Revelation 20:4, 1 Corinthians 2:1, 1 John 5:10

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 4:7 - then Ezekiel 29:3 - the great John 8:40 - now John 15:19 - because 1 Corinthians 1:6 - the 2 Thessalonians 2:9 - is 1 John 2:5 - whoso Revelation 12:3 - a great Revelation 13:11 - and he spake Revelation 19:10 - the testimony Revelation 20:2 - the dragon

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Revelation 12". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/revelation-12.html.