New American Standard Bible
They were imploring Him not to command them to go away into the abyss.
King James Bible
And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.
Darby Bible Translation
And they besought him that he would not command them to go away into the bottomless pit.
World English Bible
They begged him that he would not command them to go into the abyss.
Young's Literal Translation
and he was calling on him, that he may not command them to go away to the abyss,
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LibrarySeed among Thorns
'And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares, and riches, and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.'--Luke viii. 14. No sensible sower would cast his seed among growing thorn-bushes, and we must necessarily understand that the description in this verse is not meant to give us the picture of a field in which these were actually growing, but rather of one in which they had been grubbed up, and so preparation been made …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
One Seed and Diverse Soils
Sundry Sharp Reproofs
Thankfulness for Mercies Received, a Necessary Duty
Now there was a herd of many swine feeding there on the mountain; and the demons implored Him to permit them to enter the swine. And He gave them permission.
or 'WHO WILL DESCEND INTO THE ABYSS?' (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead)."
Then the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star from heaven which had fallen to the earth; and the key of the bottomless pit was given to him.
They have as king over them, the angel of the abyss; his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek he has the name Apollyon.
When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.
"The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to come up out of the abyss and go to destruction. And those who dwell on the earth, whose name has not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, will wonder when they see the beast, that he was and is not and will come.
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.
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