New International Version
Four great beasts, each different from the others, came up out of the sea.
King James Bible
And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another.
Darby Bible Translation
And four great beasts came up from the sea, different one from another.
World English Bible
Four great animals came up from the sea, diverse one from another.
Young's Literal Translation
and four great beasts are coming up from the sea, diverse one from another.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Four great beasts came up from the sea - The term sea, in Hebrew ים yam, from המה hamah, to be tumultuous, agitated, etc., seems to be used here to point out the then known terraqueous globe, because of its generally agitated state; and the four winds striving, point out those predatory wars that prevailed almost universally among men, from the days of Nimrod, the founder of the Assyrian or Babylonish monarchy, down to that time, and in the end gave birth to the four great monarchies which are the subject of this vision.
Diverse one from another - The people were different; the laws and customs different; and the administration of each differently executed.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
four. Four kingdoms, (ver.
) called [beasts] from their tyranny and oppression, emerging from the wars and commotions of the world.
LibraryChrist's Own Testimony Concerning Himself.
THERE is but one rational explanation, of this sublime mystery; and this is found in Christ's own testimony concerning his superhuman and divine origin and character.49 This testimony challenges at once our highest regard and belief from the absolute veracity which no one ever denied him, or could deny, without destroying at once the very foundation of his universally conceded moral purity and greatness. Christ strongly asserts his humanity, and calls himself; about eighty times in the Gospels, …
Philip Schaff—The Person of Christ
The Captivity of Judah.
The Danger of Deviating from Divine Institutions.
Jesus Stills the Storm.
The dragon stood on the shore of the sea. And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. It had ten horns and seven heads, with ten crowns on its horns, and on each head a blasphemous name.
The beast, which you saw, once was, now is not, and yet will come up out of the Abyss and go to its destruction. The inhabitants of the earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the creation of the world will be astonished when they see the beast, because it once was, now is not, and yet will come.
The four great beasts are four kings that will rise from the earth.
I looked up again, and there before me were four chariots coming out from between two mountains--mountains of bronze.
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