Revelation Chapter 12

Sun and moon and 11 stars.

Revelation 12:1

Genesis 37:9 (G)

7 SIGNS

1st SIGN: Woman clothed with the sun, the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of 12 stars. See references below.

Revelation 12:1 (P)

Genesis 37:9

Sun and moon and 11 stars bowed down to Joseph.

Psalms 81:3

New moon.

JND v5, pp35,36

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp203-207

JND Collected writings. Notes on Revelation.

JND v11, pp320

JND Collected writings.

JND v0, pp133

JND Notes and Jottings.

JND v0, pp147

JND Notes and Jottings. Chs. 12-14 complete in themselves.

7 SIGNS

7 SIGNS. This is the 1st SIGN: See Rev 12:1,2,5, 7-9,17,13:1 and 13:11. See also Gen 37:9, sun and moon and 11 stars.

Revelation 12:1 (P)

Genesis 37:9

Revelation 13:1,11

Revelation 12:1-2,5,7-9,17

JND v2, pp370-383

JND Collected writings. Lecture 11 on Rev. 12.

JND v11, pp320

JND Collected wtitings.

JND v11, pp241-265

JND Collected writings. Lecture 3 on Rev.12.

The woman being with child is in travail,and in pain to bring forth. See references below.

Revelation 12:2 (P)

Isaiah 26:16,17

Isaiah 66:6-9

Micah 4:9

Matthew 24:8

Mark 13:8

JND v5, pp35,36

JND Collected writings.

Like a woman in travail.

Revelation 12:2

Isaiah 26:17 (G)

Isaiah 66:6-9

Micah 4:9

Matthew 24:8

Mark 13:8

Beast and False Prophet

Description of the beast. See references below.

Revelation 12:3,9

The dragon gave to the beast power.

Daniel 7:1-27

The great image has featutes of the beast and out of the 4th. image arises the beast.

Daniel 7:4

Beast has a mouth like a lion.

Daniel 7:5

Beast has feet like a bear.

Daniel 7:6

Beast like a leopardess.

Revelation 13:2 (P)

7 SIGNS

2nd SIGN: Great red dragon having 7 heads and 10 horns. See references below.

Revelation 12:3 (P)

Isaiah 14:12-20

Luifer, satan, the dragon ect.

Revelation 11:7

The beast who comes out of the abyss.

Revelation 13:1

Beast similar to dragon in Rev.12:3 with 7 heads and 10 horns.

JND v2, pp195

JND Collected writing. Notes on the Revelation.

JND v2, pp326

JND Collected writings.

Satan

Lucifer in setting of the king of Babylon. Note Lucifer's 5 "I will"s compared to Christ's "I love" in Ex.21. Also called the Devil,Satan,Serpent and the Dragon. Compare with Christ's exaltation Heb.1:3,Eph.1:20-22,Ps.48:2,Eph.4:8-11,Heb7:1,17,18.

Revelation 12:3,7,9

Genesis 3:1

Job 1:6-11

Isaiah 14:12-20 (P)

Compare Ezek. 28:16-19.Prince of Tyre likened to Satan.

Ezekiel 28:11-19

Matthew 4:1

Matthew 4:8-9

Matthew 7:22

Mark 1:12-13

Mark 3:23-26

Luke 4:5-13

Luke 10:18

John 8:44

John 12:31

John 14:30

John 16:11

Romans 5:12-14

1 Corinthians 5:5

2 Corinthians 4:4

2 Corinthians 11:14

Ephesians 2:2

1 Thessalonians 2:18

1 Thessalonians 3:5

1 Timothy 1:20

1 Timothy 5:15

2 Timothy 2:26

Hebrews 2:14

1 Peter 5:8

Revelation 9:1,11

Revelation 13:8

Revelation 20:1-3,10

JND v2, pp318,319

JND Collected writings.

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Abomination of desolation, probably when the false prophet defiles the temple. This begins the great Tribulation and God provides a place of protection for the remnant. See scripture links in Mark 13:14,15 and Luke 21:20-25. Numerous links below.

Revelation 12:4-6,13-17

Satan tries to destroy the faithful remnant, but God protects them for 3 and 1/2 yrs.

Psalms 27:5

Applies mostly to David ,but also prehaps a hint of protection for the remnant during the great tribulation.

Psalms 31:20

Keepest them concealed.

Psalms 57:1

I take refuge in thee.

Psalms 83:3

Hidden ones.

Psalms 91:4

Hint of protection for the remnant during the great tribulation.

Isaiah 2:12

Day of the Lord.

Isaiah 26:20,21

A hiding place for the remnant during the great tribulation.

Jeremiah 30:7-11

Time of Jacobs trouble, the great tribulation.

Daniel 2:32,33,41-45

The great image, ending in the beast and the destruction of the image by the stone that smote it.

Daniel 9:20-27

70 wks. of Daniel's prophecy, and details of the beast in vss. 26 and 27.

Daniel 11:36-39

The beast.

Daniel 12:5-7

Probably the time of the great tribulation. Day of the Lord.

Zechariah 11:15-17

Could be a reference to the false prophet.

Matthew 10:15

Day of the Lord.

Matthew 24:15-21 (P,M)

Mark 13:14,15

Link with Matt. 24:15-21.

Luke 21:20-25

Link with Matt. 24:15-21.

2 Thessalonians 2:3-10

Man of sin and his end by the breath of his (the Lord Jesus) mouth.

Revelation 13:1-18

The beast and the false prophet.

Angels who kept not their own original state. He keeps in eternal chains of darkness. See many references below.

Revelation 12:4

Genesis 6:1,2

Sons of God generally viewed as angels.

Matthew 25:41

Luke 8:31

2 Peter 2:4

Jude 1:6 (P)

Revelation 1:18

Christ has control of these beings. He is head of all principalities and authorities. He has the keys of death and of hades.

Angels who sinned not spared. See history Gen 6:1-3 and Rev 12:49 (1/3 part of the stars of the heavens).

Revelation 12:4

Genesis 6:1,2

2 Peter 2:4 (P)

Jude 1:6

Revelation 1:18

Christ has the keys of death and of hades.

Satan

Dragon's tail draws a third part of the stars of heaven; and he cast them to the earth. He stands before the woman that when she brings forth he might devour her child. See references below.

Revelation 12:4 (P)

Matthew 2:16-18

Herod destroys children in Bethlehem and its borders. Sadly this fulfills Jer.31:15.

Matthew 25:41

Eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. We see in Rev.12:4 the devil and 1/3 of the angels.

2 Peter 2:4

Angels who had sinned.

Jude 1:6

Angels who had sinned.

JND v2, pp195

JND Collected writings. Notes on Revelation.

JND v2, pp326

JND Collected writings.

Satan

The dragon when he was cast out persecutes the woman who bore the male child. See Rev 12:5, Gen 3:15, Matt 24:15-21.

Revelation 12:13 (P)

Genesis 3:15

Satan shall bruise his heel. He ever hates Isreal and Christ.

Matthew 24:15-21

Revelation 12:5

Revelation 12:17

JND v11, pp163

JND Collected writings.

7 SIGNS

3rd SIGN: She brings forth a male son, who shall shepherd the the nations with an iron rod. He is caught up to God. See references below.

Revelation 12:5 (P)

Psalms 2:6-9

Psalms 68:18

Isaiah 9:6,7

Isaiah 32:1,2

Micah 5:2

Acts 1:9

Revelation 2:27

JND v5, pp35,36

JND Collected writings.

JT v48, pp438

JND v11, pp242

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp246,249

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp113

The Coming Messiah

From Bethlehem Ephraphah comes a ruler of Israel. (the Messiah).

Revelation 12:5

Brought forth a male son,one who would crush the serpents head, see Gen 3:15.

Isaiah 9:6

Son born and Child given.

Micah 5:2 (P,M)

Matthew 2:5,6

Luke 2:1-4,5,7

John 7:42

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

The Lord coming for His saints (called the Rapture). See many references in Gen 5:23,24 and John 14:1-3. This is the key scripture that helps make the other links valid.

Revelation 12:5

Her child caught up to God.

Genesis 5:23,24

Mark 16:19

The Lord taken up to heaven.

Luke 24:51

The Lord carried up to heaven.

John 14:1-3

Acts 1:9

The Lord taken up. Will come back in the manner in which ye have beheld him going into heaven vs.11 ( see Zech 14:3,4).

Ephesians 4:8-10

Christ ascended up on high.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 (P)

1 Timothy 3:16

Christ received up in glory.

Revelation 4:1

Door, voice, trumpet, come up hear. Similar to 1Thess.4:16.

Revelation 11:11,12

Two witnesses went up to the heaven in a cloud.

JT v5, pp252

JT v5, pp238

JT v7, pp501-504

JT v48, pp270-285

JT v48, pp286-305

JND v2, pp296,298

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp308

JND Collected wtitings.

JND v5, pp115

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp153,154

JND v11, pp209

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp234,235

JBS v2, pp476,478

JBS v2, pp471,476,478

JND v11, pp116,117

Christ's ascension at God's right hand.

Revelation 12:5

Psalms 68:18 (P,M)

Psalms 110:1

Mark 16:19

John 6:62

John 20:17

Acts 1:9-11

Acts 2:34

Ephesians 4:8

Hebrews 1:3

Hebrews 4:14

Hebrews 8:1

Hebrews 10:12

The Coming Messiah

See most references in Psalm 72:1-19 re Millennium. Note "unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given", see links below in Luke and Rev.

Revelation 12:5

Child , male son.

Psalms 72:1-19

Isaiah 9:6,7 (P,M)

Isaiah 22:22

Isaiah 66:7,8

Man child.

Luke 1:32,33

Luke 1:35,36

Luke 2:6,7

JT v48, pp488

JND v11, pp128-129

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp248

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp269-270

JND Collected writings.

Tabernacle for shade. Protection and care for the remnant during the time of tribulation.

Revelation 12:6,14

Isaiah 4:6 (P)

Isaiah 26:20

Isaiah 32:2

Matthew 24:16

The woman flees into the wilderness, where she has a place of safety prepared by God. She is nourished there for 1260 days. See links below.

Revelation 12:6 (P)

Isaiah 26:20

Daniel 7:25

1260 days

Matthew 24:15-21

Romans 11:26

Revelation 12:14

Hiding place for God's people (remnant), during the great Tribulation.

Revelation 12:6,14

Psalms 31:20

Psalms 83:3

J.N.D. Bible see footnote "f" hidden ones Psalm 31:20.

Psalms 91:4

Isaiah 26:20,21 (P)

Daniel 11:41

Possibly the nations of (Edom),Moab and Ammon escape the beast, because it is a hiding place for the remnant of Isreal.

Matthew 24:17,18

Mark 13:14

Luke 21:20,21

JND v11, pp130,131

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Christ as warrior to fight for and deliver His people. See many references in Isaiah 2:12. He appears to have further issues with Edom in the last days, as seen in Isaiah11:14,21, Isaiah 34:5, Jeremiah 49:7-22, and Amos 9: 11,12.

Revelation 12:6,14

Psalms 60:9-12

Psalms 108:10-13

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 11:14

Isaiah 33:16

Isaiah 34:5

Especial link with Isaiah 63:1-6 about Edom.

Isaiah 34:6-8

Bozrah.

Isaiah 42:11-13

Isaiah 52:12

Isaiah 59:16-18

Isaiah 63:1-6 (P,M)

Jeremiah 49:7-22

Daniel 11:41

Edom escapes the realm of the beast. Area of Jordan today. Where the remnant will be kept safe .

Amos 9:11,12

Obadiah 1:21

Saviours come up on mount Zion to judge the mount oF Esau, probably in the last days, similar to Isaiah 63:1-6

Micah 2:12-13

Revelation 19:11-20

Woman given two wings of a great eagle to fly into the desert where she is nourished for a time, and times, and a half time (1260 days), from the serpent. See Isaiah 26:20 and other references.

Revelation 12:14 (P)

Isaiah 16:1-4 (P)

Isaiah 26:20

Isaiah 40:31

Wings as eagles.

Jeremiah 30:7

He shall be saved out of it, which would include the hiding place of safety for the remnant.

Romans 11:26,27

All Isreal shall be saved, which would probably include the hiding place for the remnant for 3 1/2 yrs.

Revelation 12:6

JND v5, pp39

JND Collected writings.

Beast and False Prophet

Beast speaks against the Most High, and wears out the saints of the Most High. Note references to a time,times and a 1/2 time, or 1260 days, or 42 months. Also see JND collected writings Vol.11 pgs 318-321, Vol.32 pg 245 for possible 1/2wk explanations.

Revelation 12:6

She is nourished 1260 days.

Revelation 12:14

A time,and times,and a half time.

Daniel 7:25 (P)

A time times and a half time.

Daniel 9:27

Conferming covenant for one week.

Daniel 11:36

Daniel 12:11,12

1290 and 1335 days. See chart on 1260,1290,& 1335 days in Dan.12

Daniel 12:7

A time ,times, and a half.

Revelation 11:2

The holy city they shall tread under 42 months.

Revelation 11:3

And they shall prophecy 1260 days.

Revelation 13:1

Revelation 13:5

To pursue its career 42 months.

Revelation 20:4

JND v11, pp318-321

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp318

JND Collected writings. See footnote about the saints of the most high.

JND v32, pp246

JND Collected writings.

Satan

Prince of Tyre likened to Satan. See Isaiah 14:12-14. Note references to "cast down" below. Satan's path is continually downward compared to Christ's upward path of exultation.

Revelation 12:7-9

Isaiah 14:12-14

Note Isaiah 14, Satan likened to the king of Babylon compared to Ezekiel 28, prince of Tyre.

Ezekiel 28:11-19 (P)

Luke 10:18

John 12:31

1 Peter 5:8

Revelation 20:1-3,10

7 SIGNS

4th SIGN: Michael and his angels go to war with the dragon (Satan, the devil) and his angels. He and his angels are then cast out of heaven to the earth. See references below.

Revelation 12:7-9 (P)

Isaiah 14:12-20

Ezekiel 28:11-19

Daniel 10:12

Micheal wars with the prince of Persia.

Daniel 12:1 (G)

Luke 10:18

John 12:31

Revelation 20:1-3,10

Satan cast into the abyss and chained during the 1,000 yr. millenium, then after that he is cast forever into the lake of fire.

JND v5, pp37

JND Collected writings.

JT v48, pp439

JND v2, pp209

JND Collected writings. Notes on Revelation.

JND v11, pp249,250

JND Collected writings.

Michael the archangel, the Prince.

Revelation 12:7-9

Daniel 10:13 (P)

Daniel 12:1

The great white throne. Earth and heaven fled from him who sat on the throne. See many references below.

Revelation 12:8

Job 21:30

Psalms 143:2

Daniel 2:35

Joel 1:15

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:35

John 5:22-29

Acts 24:25

Romans 2:5,16

2 Peter 2:9

2 Peter 3:7-13

Revelation 20:11 (P)

JND v5, pp94,95

JND Collected writings.

God bruising Satan under the saints' feet shortly. See Gen 3:15.

Revelation 12:10-12

Genesis 3:15

Romans 16:20 (P)

The kingdom of our God and Lord is come, for the accuser of our brethren has been cast out, and our brethren have overcome him by reason of the blood of the Lamb and word of their testimony. See Rom 16:20 and Luke 10:18.

Revelation 12:10,11 (P)

Luke 10:18

Romans 16:20

JT v48, pp439

JT v48, pp438

Ref. to Luke 10:18.

JND v2, pp210-217

JND Collected writings. Notes on Revelation.Comments on vs. 10 and ch.12.

JND v11, pp163,165

JND Collected writings.

JND v0, pp155

JND Notes ande Jottings. Comment on Rev. 12:10, the beginning of the 3 1/2 yrs.

Those who had gained victory over the beast, its image and over the number of the name. They are standing upon the glass sea and have harps of God. See references below.

Revelation 12:11

Revelation 13:7,14-17

Revelation 15:2 (P)

Revelation 15:2

JND v5, pp49

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

May also connect with the desolation of Israel after the Babylonian invasions. Note JND's references to "those that dwell on the earth" (Rev. 3). Link with Isaiah 24:17 "O inhabitant of the earth". See also many references in Isaiah 2:12.

Revelation 12:12

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 24:1-23 (P)

Revelation 3:10

JND v2, pp177,190

JND Collected writings,notes on the Revelation.

JND v11, pp270,307

JND Collected writings. See also comments on Isaiah 25 Pg. 270.

2nd WOE has passed. The 3rd WOE comes quickly. See Rev 12:12.

Revelation 12:12

Revelation 11:14 (P)

JND v5, pp34

JND Collected writings.

3rd WOE. Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil has come down to the earth having great rage, because his time is short. See comment about the third woe comes quickly in Rev 11:14. See satan Isaiah 24:1-23 and 1st woe Rev 8:13.

Revelation 12:12 (P)

Isaiah 24:1-23

Revelation 8:13

Revelation 11:14

JND v5, pp37

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp165

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp250,251

THREE WOES. See 3 other references in Rev.9:1-12, 11:14 and 12:12.

Revelation 12:12

3rd. WOE.

Revelation 8:13 (P)

Revelation 9:1-12

1st. WOE.

Revelation 11:14

2nd. WOE.

Hint of the protection of the remnant in the time of the great tribulation.

Revelation 12:14

Psalms 27:5

Psalms 91:1-4 (G)

Isaiah 2:10

Isaiah 26:20

Isaiah 33:16

Zephaniah 2:3 (G)

Matthew 24:15-21

JT v48, pp308

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

If those days had not been cut short no flesh would survive. On account of the elect were those days cut short. See scripture links in Mark 13:19,20. Also Joel 3:2(Armageddon) and other links below.

Revelation 12:14

Isaiah 65:8,9

Daniel 7:25

Joel 3:2

Matthew 24:22 (P,M)

Mark 13:19,20

Link with Matt. 24:22.

The Remnant

Hint of protection of the remnant during the Tribulation.

Revelation 12:14

Psalms 27:5 (G)

Psalms 31:20

Psalms 83:3

Hidden ones.

Psalms 91:1-4

Isaiah 26:20

Matthew 24:15-21

JT v48, pp308

Judgement on Egypt, Bearing Israel on eagles' wings.

Revelation 12:14

Exodus 9:9,23

Exodus 19:4 (G)

JND v2, pp349,350

JND Collected writings.

They that wait on Jehovah shall renew their strength, and mount up as eagles' wings.

Revelation 12:14

Isaiah 40:31 (G)

Covenants

New covenant for those that turn from transgression in Jacob. See most references in Gen. 17:19

Revelation 12:15-16

Isaiah59:19, the enemy comes in like a flood, compare to the serpent cast's out of his mouth a river Rev.12:15-16.

Genesis 17:19

Isaiah 59:19-21 (P)

Satan

The serpent cast out of his mouth a river that she might be carried away by it. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed the river. See Isaiah 59:19.

Revelation 12:15,16 (P)

Isaiah 8:7,8

Isaiah 59:19-21

JND v5, pp39

JND Collected wtitings.

Immanuel, God With Us

Immanuel

Revelation 12:15,16

Note link with waters of the river, in Isaiah 8:7,8 and Rev. 12:15,16.

Isaiah 8:7,8 (P,M)

Matthew 1:23

JND v5, pp39,40

JND Collected writings.

The Remnant

See also chart of the headings of the Psalms, for many references to the remnant.

Revelation 12:17

Isaiah 1:9

Isaiah 7:3

A remnant shall return, see foot note "i" in J.N.D. bible.

Isaiah 8:16,17

Isaiah 10:20-22 (P)

Note interesting footnote"f" in J.N.D.bible about a consumption and scripture links.

Isaiah 11:11,16

Isaiah 14:1-3

Isaiah 17:6,7

Hint only of the remnant.

Isaiah 25:4

Isaiah 28:5,6

Isaiah 33:14-17

Isaiah 37:31-32

Isaiah 46:3

Jeremiah 6:9

Jeremiah 23:3

Jeremiah 31:7

Ezekiel 6:8

Ezekiel 12:16 (P)

Ezekiel 20:33-38

10 tribes, Isreal pass under the rod.

Joel 2:32

Micah 2:12

Micah 4:6-8

Micah 5:3

Zephaniah 3:13

Zechariah 8:6,12

Zechariah 12:10

Zechariah 13:8,9

One third of Judah saved. Compare this to the 10 tribes who pass under the rod, Ezek.20:33-38.

Matthew 10:21-23

Matthew 24:9-14

Romans 9:27-29

Romans 11:5,13

Revelation 19:17,18,21

JND v11, pp121

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp127

JND Collected writings. Note most interesting comments about the remnant and the Church related to the latter days.

7 SIGNS

5th SIGN: The dragon was angry with the woman and makes war with the remnant of her seed. They are those who keep the commandments of God and have the testimony of Jesus. See Gen 3:15. Note again the remark about the seed of the woman and comment in Gen 3

Revelation 12:17 (P)

Also see links about the remnant.

Genesis 3:15

Isaiah 10:20-22

The remnant.

Seed of the woman. Christ to defeat Satan. Note seed of the woman a unique expression as seed is mostly related to man. See also Rev 12 : 17.

Revelation 12:17

Genesis 3:15 (P,M)

Matthew 27:27 - 50

Mark 15:1 - 47

Luke 23:1 - 58

John 19:1 - 42

Romans 16:20

Galatians 4:4-5

Christ coming in at the fullness of time.