4 And his tail * swept away a athird of the stars of heaven and bthrew them to the earth. And the cdragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she gave birth dhe might devour her child.
9 And the great adragon was thrown down, the bserpent of old who is called the devil and cSatan, who ddeceives the whole 1world; he was ethrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
10 Then I heard aa loud voice in heaven, saying,
“Now the bsalvation, and the power, and the akingdom of our God and the authority of His Christ have come, for the caccuser of our brethren has been thrown down, he who accuses them before our God day and night.
12 “For this reason, arejoice, O heavens and byou who 1dwell in them. cWoe to the earth and the sea, because dthe devil has come down to you, having great wrath, knowing that he has only ea short time.”
14 But the atwo wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, so that she could fly binto the wilderness to her place, where she * was nourished for ca time and times and half a time, from the 1presence of the serpent.
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