1And as I stood on the sand of the shore, I saw a beast of prey rise up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads blasphemous words. 2And the beast of prey which I saw was like a leopard, and his feet were like the feet of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion; and the dragon gave him his power and his throne, and great authority. 3And one of his heads was as though mortally wounded; but his deadly wound was healed; and all the world wondered about the beast of prey. 4And they worshipped the dragon because he had given power to the beast of prey, saying, “Who can prevail against him to fight him?” 5And there was given to him a mouth, that he might utter boastful things and blasphemies; and power was given to him to make war for forty-two months. 6And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against Elohim, to blaspheme His Name and His dwelling place, and those who dwell in heaven. 7And power was given to him over every tribe, and kindred, and tongue, and nation, and it was given to him to make war with the K’doshim, and to overcome them. 8And all who dwell upon the earth shall worship him, even those whose names are not written in the Sefer HaKhayim of HaSeh, slain from the foundation of the world. 9If any man has ears, let him hear. 10He who leads into captivity shall go into captivity; he who kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and HaEmunah of the K’doshim.
11And I beheld another beast of prey coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spoke as a dragon. 12And all the power of the first wild beast before him was exercised by him, and he caused the earth and those who dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. 13And he performed great wonders, to such an extent that he could even make fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, 14beguiling those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the wild beast who was wounded by the sword, and yet lived. 15And he had power to give life to the image of the beast of prey, and to cause all those who would not worship the image of the beast of prey to be killed. 16And he compelled all, both small and great, rich and poor, free men and slaves, to receive a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads, 17so that no man might buy or sell except he who had the mark of the name of the beast, or the number of his name. 18Here is wisdom: let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of the name of a man, and his number is six hundred, and sixty, and six.
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