Revelation 20:1
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New International Version
And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key to the Abyss and holding in his hand a great chain.

New Living Translation
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven with the key to the bottomless pit and a heavy chain in his hand.

English Standard Version
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain.

Berean Study Bible
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven with the key to the Abyss, holding in his hand a great chain.

Berean Literal Bible
And I saw an angel descending out of heaven, holding in his hand the key of the Abyss, and a great chain.

New American Standard Bible
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

King James Bible
And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven with the key to the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

International Standard Version
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key to the bottomless pit, with a large chain in his hand.

NET Bible
Then I saw an angel descending from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the abyss and a huge chain.

New Heart English Bible
I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I saw another Angel from Heaven who had with him the key of The Abyss and a great chain in his hand.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key to the bottomless pit and a large chain in his hand.

New American Standard 1977
And I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

King James 2000 Bible
And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

American King James Version
And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

American Standard Version
And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit, and a great chain in his hand.

Darby Bible Translation
And I saw an angel descending from the heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.

English Revised Version
And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

Weymouth New Testament
Then I saw an angel coming down from Heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit, and upon his arm he carried a great chain.

World English Bible
I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Young's Literal Translation
And I saw a messenger coming down out of the heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain over his hand,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
20:1-3 Here is a vision, showing by a figure the restraints laid on Satan himself. Christ, with Almighty power, will keep the devil from deceiving mankind as he has hitherto done. He never wants power and instruments to break the power of Satan. Christ shuts by his power, and seals by his authority. The church shall have a time of peace and prosperity, but all her trials are not yet over.
Study Bible
Satan Bound
1Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven with the key to the Abyss, holding in his hand a great chain. 2He seized the dragon, the ancient serpent who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years.…
Cross References
Luke 8:31
And the demons kept begging Jesus not to order them to go into the abyss.

2 Peter 2:4
For if God did not spare the angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell, delivering them in chains to be held in gloomy darkness until their judgment;

Revelation 1:18
the Living One. I was dead, and behold, now I am alive forever and ever! And I hold the keys of Death and of Hades.

Revelation 9:1
Then the fifth angel sounded his trumpet, and I saw a star that had fallen from heaven to earth, and it was given the key to the pit of the abyss.

Revelation 10:1
Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head. His face was like the sun, and his legs like pillars of fire.

Revelation 20:3
And he threw him into the Abyss, shut it, and sealed it over him, so that he could not deceive the nations until the thousand years were complete. After that, he must be released for a brief period of time.
Treasury of Scripture

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

I saw.

Revelation 10:1 And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with …

Revelation 18:1 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, …

having.

Revelation 1:18 I am he that lives, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for ever …

Revelation 9:1,2 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven to …

Luke 8:31 And they sought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.

a great.

2 Peter 2:4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down …

Jude 1:6 And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their …

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