Revelations A Study. Section 13.

Revelations A Study. Section 13. Chapter 17:1 thru 19:3, The judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters. The anti-christ, to try to defeat Jesus must take as many kingdoms as he can by force, to gain a great army. He also knows prophecy but still trys to change it. Rev 17:1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters = :peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
Rev 17:2 = A false sense of Power.
Rev 17:3 So he carried me away in the spirit = not in body, into the wilderness = of man: and I saw a woman {Dan_7:23;} sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads = seven mountains = seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come = {Dan_12:4, Dan_12:8-10; Hos_14:9; Mat_13:11, Mat_24:15}; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space, on which the woman sitteth.and ten horns = ten kings.
Rev 17:4 = Earthly Riches.
Rev 17:5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH. = False religion. This introduces us to the one world religion that many Kings are speaking of today to help stop war.
Rev 17:6 thru 17:7 are Literial and self explanitory.
Rev 17:8 The beast = Satan, that thou sawest was, and is not = Satan is present but without power.; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition = Hell [Ref:Mar_9:44;] and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when {dont let this next line confuse you. Satan at this point