Revelation 13:3

“And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death, and his deadly wound was healed: and al the world wondered after the beast.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{I saw} one of his heads as if it had been slain, and his fatal wound was healed. And the whole earth was amazed {and followed} after the beast;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And `I saw' one of his heads as though it had been smitten unto death; and his death-stroke was healed: and the whole earth wondered after the beast;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I saw one of his heads as if it had been given a death-wound; and his death-wound was made well: and all the earth was wondering at the beast.
- Basic English Bible

and one of his heads [was] as slain to death, and his wound of death had been healed: and the whole earth wondered after the beast.
- Darby Bible

And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.
- Webster's Bible

I saw that one of his heads seemed to have been mortally wounded; but his mortal wound was healed, and the whole world was amazed and followed him.
- Weymouth Bible

One of his heads looked like it had been wounded fatally. His fatal wound was healed, and the whole earth marveled at the beast.
- World English Bible

And Y sai oon of hise heedis, as slayn in to deth; and the wounde of his deth was curid. And al erthe wondride after the beeste.
- Wycliffe Bible

And I saw one of its heads as slain to death, and its deadly stroke was healed, and all the earth did wonder after the beast,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Revelation 13:3


Re 13:3 I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death. The Greek says "slain". This deadly wound of the head was a deadly wound of the beast itself. See Re 13:12. This wound was given by the sword; that is, by war. See Re 13:14. It is in this verse suggested that the beast was restored after the wound by the efforts of the second beast first named in Re 13:11. The symbolism implies that a mortal wound was inflicted on the power represented by the beast; that when it was dead, or about to perish, its power was restored by the arts of the second beast. All the world wondered after the beast. Gave it their wonder and admiration.

Discussion for Revelation 13

  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    Beast out of the sea is from populated area(nations,peoples,kindreds and tongues) and has crowns. Killed saints. Dark ages Rome/Europe. The earth beast rises( about same time 1 st falls) out if an unpopulated area, has no crowns and then also rules world. It will adopt a system of 1st one, image- Senate, tyrannical oppression and commandment trampling self righteousness. Any guesses? God help us.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    Everything in its proper time frame indeed. I don't the the antichrist is going to baptise with the Holy Spirit Tongues do any of you? God will send Elijah to baptise His chosen elect Zion and be brought into our Blessed Lords sheepfold as His Holy Word has spoken, Glory Amen. Calling Elijah the dragon comes straight out of the Vatican itself. Their not going to stop my Abba Dad
  • Word
    Continents there are 7 and the beast rises up out of the sea, let me guess? Oh, waters are the people and they have 10 horns with crowns well, let me guess that's 10 kings! That means 10 kings over 7 continents over all the people of the world and I wonder who there leader is who comes to deceive the whole world who looks like the Lamb and speaks like the dragon and who is over the 1st beast. SEA!
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    Rest assure Vatican Rome shall face open Justice once and before all before this age closes out and they know it. There Truly is a God in Israel and our Blessed Lord Christ is Truly seated at His Right Hand. Gods Holy Word will be fulfilled Glory Amen and Amen. Elijah is neigh at hand and they know it. The True Bride will be throughly purged with the Living Fire of the Holy Ghost Glory to God Amen
  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    Rome. 7 heads, 10 horns just like in Daniel. The sea is "nations,kindreds
  • Word
    There are two 2 beasts in Revelation Satan the son of perdition the false messiah the antichrist who is instead of Christ who will preach fly away for those who want to rapture with him. That beast has a religious whore who is a second beast who rises up from out of the water and the waters in Revelation are the people. Mystery in Greek if you look it up and search its religious whore.

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