New International Version
The power of the horses was in their mouths and in their tails; for their tails were like snakes, having heads with which they inflict injury.
King James Bible
For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails were like unto serpents, and had heads, and with them they do hurt.
Darby Bible Translation
For the power of the horses is in their mouth and in their tails: for their tails [are] like serpents, having heads, and with them they injure.
World English Bible
For the power of the horses is in their mouths, and in their tails. For their tails are like serpents, and have heads, and with them they harm.
Young's Literal Translation
for their authorities are in their mouth, and in their tails, for their tails are like serpents, having heads, and with them they do injure;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Their power is in their mouth - From these the destructive balls are projected; and in their tails, the breech where the charge of gunpowder is lodged.
Their tails were like unto serpents, and had heads - If cannons are intended, the description, though allegorical, is plain enough; for brass ordnance especially are frequently thus ornamented, both at their muzzles and at their breech.
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in their tails.
LibraryAnother Part of My Smoke' which You Frequently Laugh at is My Pretence
31. Another part of my smoke' which you frequently laugh at is my pretence, as you say, to know what I do not know, and the parade I make of great teachers to deceive the common and ignorant people. You, of course, are a man not of smoke but of flame, or rather of lightning; you fulminate when you speak; you cannot contain the flames which have been conceived within your mouth, and like Barchochebas, the leader of the revolt of the Jews, who used to hold in his mouth a lighted straw and blow it out …
Various—Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.
Jesus Heals Two Gergesene Demoniacs.
They had tails with stingers, like scorpions, and in their tails they had power to torment people for five months.
A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths.
The rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues still did not repent of the work of their hands; they did not stop worshiping demons, and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone and wood--idols that cannot see or hear or walk.
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