Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Revelation 20:3

Context
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The angel 1  then 2  threw him into the abyss and locked 3  and sealed it so that he could not deceive the nations until the one thousand years were finished. (After these things he must be released for a brief period of time.)

XREF

Ps 90:4; Da 6:17; Mt 24:24; Mt 27:66; 2Co 11:3,13-15; 2Th 2:9-11; 2Pe 3:8; Re 12:9; Re 13:14; Re 16:14-16; Re 17:2; Re 17:8; Re 20:1; Re 20:7-10; Re 20:8

NET © Notes

tn Grk “he”; the referent (the angel introduced in v. 1) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the vision.

tn Or “and shut.” While the lexical force of the term is closer to “shut,” it is acceptable to render the verb ἔκλεισεν (ekleisen) as “locked” here in view of the mention of the key in the previous verse.



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