Revelation 12:7

“And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there was warre in heauen, Michael and his Angels fought against the dragon, & the dragon fought and his angels,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And there was war in heaven, Michael and his angels waging war with the dragon. The dragon and his angels waged war,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels `going forth' to war with the dragon; and the dragon warred and his angels;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels going out to the fight with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels made war,
- Basic English Bible

And there was war in the heaven: Michael and his angels went to war with the dragon. And the dragon fought, and his angels;
- Darby Bible

And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
- Webster's Bible

And war broke out in Heaven, Michael and his angels engaging in battle with the Dragon.
- Weymouth Bible

There was war in the sky. Michael and his angels made war on the dragon. The dragon and his angels made war.
- World English Bible

And a greet batel was maad in heuene, and Myyhel and hise aungels fouyten with the dragoun. And the dragoun fauyt, and hise aungels;
- Wycliffe Bible

And there came war in the heaven; Michael and his messengers did war against the dragon, and the dragon did war, and his messengers,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 12:7


12:7 And there was war in heaven - Here Satan makes his grand opposition to the kingdom of God; but an end is now put to his accusing the saints before God. The cause goes against him, verses 10, 11, #Rev 12:10|,11 and Michael executes the sentence. That Michael is a created angel, appears from his not daring, in disputing with Satan, #Jude 9|, to bring a railing accusation; but only saying, The Lord rebuke thee. And this modesty is implied in his very name; for Michael signifies, Who is like God? which implies also his deep reverence toward God, and distance from all self - exaltation. Satan would be like God: the very name of Michael asks, Who is like God? Not Satan; not the highest archangel. It is he likewise that is afterward employed to seize, bind, and imprison that proud spirit.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 12:7


Re 12:7,8 And there was war in heaven. The woman had been seen in heaven, and there she is seen to be assailed. She has, however, a champion who fights her battles.

Discussion for Revelation 12

  • Alex
    That Woman in Rev. 12 is US,unto US a child is born,unto US a son is given, we are all gonna birth a baby christ via his seed which is his Word,the Child is the H.G. HE SAID THAT WHICH IS BORN OF THE SPIRIT IS SPIRIT which is tHE H.G. IMMANUEL,MY LIL CHILDREN OF WHOM I TRAVAIL IN BIRTH TILL CHRIST BE FORMED IN YOU,THATS Y HE REFERS TO HIMSELF AS THE SON OF MAN,MANKIND IS GONNA BIRTH CHRIST.
  • Brenda Boze
    Never has there been so many facts that line up to Christ's return for His church. I believe that the Virgin is Israel and the manchild is the Holy Spirit that resides in each redeemed believer.
    The dragon represents the roman empire from which the whore of Babylon comes. She, the roman church has caused generations to drink of her poison and has led people to worship idols instead of God.
  • Scott phinn
    23 sept Jupiter will pass through constellation of Virgo in retrograde. Virgo is the woman. And the crown jewels on her head are planets n alignment. It did say there will be signs in the heavens. And the red dragon could be a meteor with comets. Or NIBIRU....BTW. THE SITE KEEPS DELETING MY COMMENTS. god bless you all
  • Daniel Burkwit
    Unfortunately for those of you seeking Truth or some level of tangible
  • A disciple
    Chris; This wonder is one of the many, many kinds of visions given by God to describe what's done in the spiritual realm; (in heaven); concerning God and men. The war in heaven has already been, and the devil and his angels ARE cast out. The woman who gave birth to the Anointed is not only Mary of Nazareth but spiritual. Mary wasn't given wings to fly into the wilderness. The flood is persecution.
  • Chris
    5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron

    This is Mary giving birth to Jesus.

    As for the war described, it has not occurred yet. Let's just hope your part of the right army when that day comes. The army headed up by the woman clothed with the sun.

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