Chapter 13

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1. The Sand of the Sea: Position of moral separation from the tumultuous movements of the people.
Beast: Revived form of the Roman Empire (Dan. 7).
Sea: The turbulent mass of unsettled, unreclaimed nations in anarchy and confusion (Isa. 57:2020But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. (Isaiah 57:20)).
Ten Crowns [Diadems]: Kingly power in an incomplete form.
Names of Blasphemy: Open enmity to God and His Christ.
Bear: Voracity; tenacity of grasp.
3. Deadly Wound by a Sword: Political calamity inflicted by war.
Earth: The Roman earth, including those who dwell, or have their portion in it.
16. Mark in the Right Hand or on the Forehead: Public profession or appearance before men.