Rev. 17

Rev. 17:10

and they are seven kings; five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; and when he comes, he must remain a little while. [NASB]

My Translation
[my translatio]
καὶ βασιλεῖς ἑπτά εἰσιν οἱ πέντε ἔπεσαν ὁ εἷς ἔστιν ὁ ἄλλος οὔπω ἦλθεν καὶ ὅταν ἔλθῃ ὀλίγον αὐτὸν δεῖ μεῖναι


Seven kings; five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come -- Seven Empires Controlled by Satan:
  • Five have fallen:
    1. Egypt - Fallen (not specifically identified in scripture)
    2. Assyria - Fallen (not specifically identified in scripture)
    3. Babylon - Fallen
    4. Medo-Persia - Fallen
    5. Greece - Fallen
  • ONE IS: Rome - John wrote while Rome was in power
  • THE OTHER WILL COME IN THE FUTURE: Feet of clay and iron mixed, having 10 toes (10 Kings). The Antichrist is an eighth kingdom, but he is also part of the seventh.
(by William Bell - - March 24, 2022, 11:21 a.m.
The seventh (last) Kingdom - CROSS REF --
Daniel 2:40-43

[ROME] 40 Then there will be a fourth kingdom as strong as iron; inasmuch as iron crushes and shatters all things, so, like iron that breaks in pieces, it will crush and break all these in pieces.

[THE LAST SATANIC KINGDOM] 41 In that you saw the feet and toes, partly of potter’s clay and partly of iron, it will be a divided kingdom; but it will have in it the toughness of iron, inasmuch as you saw the iron mixed with common clay. 42 As the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of pottery, so some of the kingdom will be strong and part of it will be brittle. 43 And in that you saw the iron mixed with common clay, they will combine with one another in the seed of men; but they will not adhere to one another, even as iron does not combine with pottery.

Characteristics of this Last Kingdom before God sets up His eternal Kingdom:

  • Divided kingdom. It has 10 parts (10 toes)
  • Some parts are stronger than others
  • The parts will not form a perfect union.
  • The cryptic statement about combining in the "seed of men" has raised many questions. Some have speculated that we will once again see combinations of fallen angels with mankind as occurred in Genesis before the flood.
(by William Bell - - May 3, 2022, 11:51 a.m.

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