The differences and similarities of the beast(s) in Revelation 12 and 13:1-10

Rodrigo Galiza

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Abstract: The creatures described in Revelation 12: and 13:1-10 are very similar. However, they have some important differences, namely: the number of horns, the presence of crowns in different places and the relation or identification with the dragon. While almost all interpreters of prophecy have interpreted them to be the same power based on their similarities, how they account for their differences? In the present article, I investigate the similarities and differences of these two beasts of Revelation 12 and 13:1-10 and evaluate the arguments articulated by some Adventist interpreters about this issue.

Keywords: Beasts; Revelation 12; Revelation 13:1-10.


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