Revelation 12:7
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English Standard Version
Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon. And the dragon and his angels fought back,

King James Bible
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

American Standard Version
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels going forth to war with the dragon; and the dragon warred and his angels;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there was a great battle in heaven, Michael and his angels fought with the dragon, and the dragon fought and his angels:

English Revised Version
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels going forth to war with the dragon; and the dragon warred and his angels;

Webster's Bible Translation
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

Weymouth New Testament
And war broke out in Heaven, Michael and his angels engaging in battle with the Dragon.

Revelation 12:7 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

There was (ἐγένετο)

Lit., there arose.

War in heaven

Compare 1 Kings 22; Job 1, Job 2:1-13; Zechariah 3:1-10; Luke 10:18.

Michael

See Daniel 10:13, Daniel 10:21; Daniel 12:1; and see on Jde 1:9.

Fought (ἐπολέμησαν)

The correct reading is τοῦ πολεμῆσαι to fight. So Rev., "going forth to war against the dragon (κατὰ τοῦ δράκοντος). The correct reading is μετά with.

Revelation 12:7 Parallel Commentaries

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war.

Revelation 13:7 And it was given to him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues...

Revelation 19:11-20 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat on him was called Faithful and True...

Isaiah 34:5 For my sword shall be bathed in heaven: behold, it shall come down on Idumea, and on the people of my curse, to judgment.

Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers...

*Gr:

Michael.

Isaiah 55:4 Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.

Daniel 10:13,21 But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, see, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me...

Daniel 12:1 And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which stands for the children of your people...

Hebrews 2:10 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory...

Jude 1:9 Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses...

and his.

Matthew 13:41 The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend...

Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

Matthew 24:31 And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds...

Matthew 26:53 Think you that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?

2 Thessalonians 1:7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,

the dragon.

Revelation 12:3,4 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns...

Revelation 20:2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,

his angels.

Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceives the whole world...

Psalm 78:49 He cast on them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels among them.

Matthew 25:41 Then shall he say also to them on the left hand, Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire...

2 Corinthians 12:7 And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh...

*Gr:

2 Peter 2:4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness...

Cross References
Daniel 10:13
The prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days, but Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I was left there with the kings of Persia,

Daniel 10:21
But I will tell you what is inscribed in the book of truth: there is none who contends by my side against these except Michael, your prince.

Daniel 12:1
"At that time shall arise Michael, the great prince who has charge of your people. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never has been since there was a nation till that time. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone whose name shall be found written in the book.

Matthew 25:41
"Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Jude 1:9
But when the archangel Michael, contending with the devil, was disputing about the body of Moses, he did not presume to pronounce a blasphemous judgment, but said, "The Lord rebuke you."

Revelation 12:3
And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems.

Revelation 12:4
His tail swept down a third of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it.

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