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20 And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven,o having the keyp to the Abyssq and holding in his hand a great chain. 2 He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil, or Satan,r and bound him for a thousand years.s 3 He threw him into the Abyss,t and locked and sealedu it over him, to keep him from deceiving the nationsv anymore until the thousand years were ended. After that, he must be set free for a short time.
4 I saw thronesw on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge.x And I saw the souls of those who had been beheadedy because of their testimony about Jesusz and because of the word of God.a Theya had not worshiped the beastb or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands.c They came to life and reignedd with Christ a thousand years. 5 (The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended.) This is the first resurrection.e 6 Blessedf and holy are those who share in the first resurrection. The second deathg has no power over them, but they will be priestsh of God and of Christ and will reign with himi for a thousand years.
7 When the thousand years are over,j Satan will be released from his prison 8 and will go out to deceive the nationsk in the four corners of the earthl—Gog and Magogm—and to gather them for battle.n In number they are like the sand on the seashore.o 9 They marched across the breadth of the earth and surroundedp the camp of God’s people, the city he loves.q But fire came down from heavenr and devoured them. 10 And the devil, who deceived them,s was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur,t where the beastu and the false prophetv had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night for ever and ever.w
11 Then I saw a great white thronex and him who was seated on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence,y and there was no place for them. 12 And I saw the dead, great and small,z standing before the throne, and books were opened.a Another book was opened, which is the book of life.b The dead were judgedc according to what they had doned as recorded in the books. 13 The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hadese gave up the deadf that were in them, and each person was judged according to what they had done.g 14 Then deathh and Hadesi were thrown into the lake of fire.j The lake of fire is the second death.k 15 Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of lifel was thrown into the lake of fire.
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