New Living Translation
But the earth helped her by opening its mouth and swallowing the river that gushed out from the mouth of the dragon.
King James Bible
And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
Darby Bible Translation
And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed the river which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
World English Bible
The earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed up the river which the dragon spewed out of his mouth.
Young's Literal Translation
and the land did help the woman, and the land did open its mouth and did swallow up the river, that the dragon did cast forth out of his mouth;
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The steady advancement made by the builders of the temple greatly discomfited and alarmed the hosts of evil. Satan determined to put forth still further effort to weaken and discourage God's people by holding before them their imperfections of character. If those who had long suffered because of transgression could again be induced to disregard God's commandments, they would be brought once more under the bondage of sin. Because Israel had been chosen to preserve the knowledge of God in the earth, …
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Then the dragon tried to drown the woman with a flood of water that flowed from his mouth.
And the dragon was angry at the woman and declared war against the rest of her children--all who keep God's commandments and maintain their testimony for Jesus.  Then the dragon took his stand on the shore beside the sea.
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