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The King Called Abaddon or Apollyon

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As I mentioned in earlier studies, real locusts don’t have a king (Proverbs 30:27), which further emphasizes that the locusts mentioned in Revelation 9 aren’t really locusts at all. They refer to something else, which I conclude was the Roman military machine, which did have a king. According to Revelation 9:11, his name was Abaddon in the Hebrew and Apollyon in the Greek. Both names point to destruction, but in the sense of ruin rather than obliteration. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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