Revelation 12:13
New International Version
When the dragon saw that he had been hurled to the earth, he pursued the woman who had given birth to the male child.

New Living Translation
When the dragon realized that he had been thrown down to the earth, he pursued the woman who had given birth to the male child.

English Standard Version
And when the dragon saw that he had been thrown down to the earth, he pursued the woman who had given birth to the male child.

Berean Study Bible
And when the dragon saw that he had been thrown to the earth, he pursued the woman who had given birth to the male child.

Berean Literal Bible
And when the dragon saw that he had been thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who had brought forth the male child.

King James Bible
And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.

New King James Version
Now when the dragon saw that he had been cast to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male Child.

New American Standard Bible
And when the dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male Child.

NASB 1995
And when the dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child.

NASB 1977
And when the dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child.

Amplified Bible
And when the dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who had given birth to the male Child.

Christian Standard Bible
When the dragon saw that he had been thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who had given birth to the male child.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the dragon saw that he had been thrown to earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child.

American Standard Version
And when the dragon saw that he was cast down to the earth, he persecuted the woman that brought forth the man child .

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when the Dragon saw that it had been cast down to The Earth, it persecuted the woman who had given birth to The Male.

Contemporary English Version
When the dragon realized it had been thrown down to the earth, it tried to make trouble for the woman who had given birth to a son.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman, who brought forth the man child:

English Revised Version
And when the dragon saw that he was cast down to the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.

Good News Translation
When the dragon realized that he had been thrown down to the earth, he began to pursue the woman who had given birth to the boy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the serpent saw that it had been thrown down to earth, it persecuted the woman who had given birth to the boy.

International Standard Version
When the dragon saw that it had been thrown down to the earth, it pursued the woman who had given birth to the boy.

Literal Standard Version
And when the dragon saw that he was cast forth to the earth, he pursued the woman who brought forth the male,

NET Bible
Now when the dragon realized that he had been thrown down to the earth, he pursued the woman who had given birth to the male child.

New Heart English Bible
When the serpent saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child.

Weymouth New Testament
And when the Dragon saw that he was hurled down to the earth, he went in pursuit of the woman who had given birth to the male child.

World English Bible
When the dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child.

Young's Literal Translation
And when the dragon saw that he was cast forth to the earth, he pursued the woman who did bring forth the male,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Woman Persecuted
12Therefore rejoice, O heavens, and you who dwell in them! But woe to the earth and the sea; with great fury the devil has come down to you, knowing he has only a short time.” 13And when the dragon saw that he had been thrown to the earth, he pursued the woman who had given birth to the male child. 14But the woman was given two wings of a great eagle to fly from the presence of the serpent to her place in the wilderness, where she was nourished for a time, and times, and half a time.…

Cross References
Revelation 12:3
Then another sign appeared in heaven: a huge red dragon with seven heads, ten horns, and seven royal crowns on his heads.

Revelation 12:5
And she gave birth to a son, a male child, who will rule all the nations with an iron scepter. And her child was caught up to God and to His throne.


Treasury of Scripture

And when the dragon saw that he was cast to the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child.

Revelation 12:4,5
And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born…

Genesis 3:15
And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

Psalm 37:12-14
The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth…









(13) And when the dragon . . .--The wrath of the defeated dragon is manifested in persecution of the woman. The present verse explains the reason of the flight into the wilderness mentioned in Revelation 12:6.

Verse 13. - And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child. (For an explanation of the characters here alluded to, see on the previous verses.) The devil, defeated in his attempts against God in heaven, and foiled in his attack upon the man child - Christ Jesus (see ver. 5), now directs his efforts against the woman - the Church. The interpretation must not be confined to one peculiar form of evil which assails the Church, but must include all - the bodily persecutions with which those to whom St. John wrote were afflicted, the heresies which arose in the Church, the lukewarnmess of her members (Revelation 3:16), and all others.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
And
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

when
ὅτε (hote)
Adverb
Strong's 3753: When, at which time. From hos and te; at which too, i.e. When.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

dragon
δράκων (drakōn)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1404: A dragon or huge serpent; met: Satan. Probably from an alternate form of derkomai; a fabulous kind of serpent.

saw
εἶδεν (eiden)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3708: Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

he had been thrown
ἐβλήθη (eblēthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 906: (a) I cast, throw, rush, (b) often, in the weaker sense: I place, put, drop. A primary verb; to throw.

to
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

the
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

earth,
γῆν (gēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1093: Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe.

he pursued
ἐδίωξεν (ediōxen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1377: To pursue, hence: I persecute. A prolonged form of a primary verb dio; to pursue; by implication, to persecute.

the
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

woman
γυναῖκα (gynaika)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

who
ἥτις (hētis)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3748: Whosoever, whichsoever, whatsoever.

had given birth
ἔτεκεν (eteken)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 5088: A strengthened form of a primary teko tek'-o; to produce, literally or figuratively.

to the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

male [child].
ἄρσενα (arsena)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 730: Male. Arsen probably from airo; male.


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