Curtains for the Beast and the False Prophet

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Revelation 19:11-21

This section details the final judgment of the beast and the false prophet, the beast from the earth. For the most part, it uses images we have already seen. Verses 11-16 identify the victorious Christ as the rider on the white horse who will make war on the dragon and his allies, which as we saw in chapter 16 had gathered for their final attempt to destroy God and His people. Notice His sword “coming out of His mouth” representing the Word of God.

The action begins in verse 17, when an angel cries out to all of the birds of the air to gather around to feast on the dead, reminiscent of Ez. 39:4-5, 17-22 (cf. Zeph. 1:7-6). On one side is the King of kings and His army, on the other side are the Beast and the armies of this world…

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