there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown
of twelve stars:
2And she being with child
cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns
upon his heads.
4And his tail drew the third
part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered,
for to devour her child as soon as it was born.
she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to
6And the woman fled into the wilderness,
where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days.
7And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the
dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
9And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth
the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
10And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of
our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day
11And they overcame him by the
blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
12Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the
inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he
hath but a short time.
13And when the dragon
saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.
14And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might
fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the
15And the serpent cast out of his
mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
16And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed
up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God,
and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.