New International Version
But he was not strong enough, and they lost their place in heaven.
King James Bible
And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
and he prevailed not, nor was their place found any more in the heaven.
World English Bible
They didn't prevail, neither was a place found for him any more in heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
and they did not prevail, nor was their place found any more in the heaven;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And prevailed not - Against the cause of Christianity.
Neither was their place found any more in heaven - The advocates of the heathen idolatry were prevented from having any farther share in the government of the empire. The wonderful success of Constantine over all his enemies, and his final triumph over Licinius, correspond exactly to the symbolical language in this verse.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Text.--The effectual, fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.--James v. 16. THE last lecture referred principally to the confession of sin. To-night my remarks will be chiefly confined to the subject of intercession, or prayer. There are two kinds of means requisite to promote a revival; one to influence men, the other to influence God. The truth is employed to influence men, and prayer to move God. When I speak of moving God, I do not mean that God's mind is changed by prayer, or that his …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
In the Days of Queen Esther
Then war broke out in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back.
The great dragon was hurled down--that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him.
Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence, and there was no place for them.
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