The name of the beast is the human name "prosperity" (ευπορια = 666)

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Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number [is] Six hundred threescore [and] six.

(Revelation 13:18)

If the Lord God asks us riddles in the Bible, then the answers are also in the Bible.

There is one very strange verse in 1 Coninthians:

If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageth it me, if the dead rise not? let us eat and drink; for to morrow we die.

(1 Coninthians 15:32)

We do not know the episode of the life of the apostle Paul, when he struggled with natural beasts - lions, tigers, bears. But we know the episode of the life of the apostle Paul, when he confronted the brutalized crowd in Ephesus. Those people behaved like beasts:

And the same time there arose no small stir about that way.
For a certain [man] named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen;
Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this craft we have our wealth.
Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul hath persuaded and turned away much people, saying that they be no gods, which are made with hands:
So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.
And when they heard [these sayings,] they were full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great [is] Diana of the Ephesians.
And the whole city was filled with confusion: and having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul’s companions in travel, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.
And when Paul would have entered in unto the people, the disciples suffered him not.
And certain of the chief of Asia, which were his friends, sent unto him, desiring [him] that he would not adventure himself into the theatre.
Some therefore cried one thing, and some another: for the assembly was confused; and the more part knew not wherefore they were come together.
And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander beckoned with the hand, and would have made his defence unto the people.
But when they knew that he was a Jew, all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great [is] Diana of the Ephesians.

(Acts 19:23-34)

In translation NASB:

these he gathered together with the workmen of similar trades, and said, "Men, you know that our prosperity depends upon this business.

(Acts 19:25)

Prosperity! - that's the key word after which people turned into beasts.

In the Greek script this word is written as "euporia" (ευπορια). In ancient languages, there were no special signs for writing numbers. Numbers were recorded using ordinary letters of the alphabet, each letter corresponded to a certain number. For example, "alpha" was 1, "beta" - 2, "iota" - 10, "rho" - 100 ... (see Isopsephy)

ε = 5
υ = 400
π = 80
ο = 70
ρ = 100
ι = 10
α = 1
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666

ευπορια = 666


So, we found a biblical "pointer" (1 Coninthians 15:32 -> Acts 19:25) to the clue to the mystery of the name of the beast from the 13th chapter of Revelation.

Now we can say that this "beast" is not a concrete person, but some universal phenomenon, and its name is "a human name", that is, a property that determines the life of most people: the desire for prosperity.

I think that this definition of the beast is Civilization, the whole human civilization from ancient Sumerians to modern Western civilization.

This beast has seven "heads", seven empires were the main world empires, the first six such empires are described in the Bible: Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia, Greece, Rome.

And here [is] the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, [and] the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.

(Revelation 17: 9,10)

At the time when the book of Revelation was written, Rome was the ruling empire, he was the sixth: five are fallen, and one is.

Today the main empire of the world is the United States.

Now that we have understood what are the "heads" of the beast, it is easy enough to explain everything else that was written in the 13th chapter of Revelation.

But first we need to correctly interpret the four beasts from the book of the prophet Daniel. If we look closely, we see that the seven-headed beast from the 13th chapter of Revelation contains the features of all the four beasts from the 7th chapter of the book of the prophet Daniel.

The first [was] like a lion, and had eagle’s wings: I beheld till the wings thereof were plucked, and it was lifted up from the earth, and made stand upon the feet as a man, and a man’s heart was given to it.
And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and [it had] three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh.
After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion was given to it.
After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it [was] diverse from all the beasts that [were] before it; and it had ten horns.
I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn [were] eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.


(Daniel 7:4-8)

The first beast is Judaism. The symbol of Judah is a lion:

Judah [is] a lion’s whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up?

(Genesis 49: 9)

lion’s and gone up!

The Jews will receive a "man’s heart" when they build Ezekiel's Temple and the saints from all nations will enter this Temple through the Eastern gate, according to the prophecy of Ezekiel.

The second beast is Islam, he has three horns (three ribs) in his mouth, he bit off these three horns from the fourth beast. Islam requires a lot of praying, five times a day - that is, a lot of flesh, carnal exercise.

The third beast is Oriental religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Shintoism.

The fourth beast is a Christian religion. It is religion, not the teaching of Jesus Christ. It would be more correct to call this religion Roman, because this aggressive movement began from the time of the first Caesar, when Jesus Christ was not yet born. The key to understanding this fourth beast is in a book that is not included in the canon of the Holy Books, but this book is used in many churches.

The eagle, whom thou sawest come up from the sea, is the kingdom which was seen in the vision of thy brother Daniel.

(2 Esdras 12:11)

Eagle was a symbol of the Roman Empire. Eagle is also a symbol of the Eastern Roman Empire, Constantinople. The eagle is a symbol of the United States. The Roman Empire created Catholicism, Constantinople created Orthodoxy, the USA is the center of Protestantism. This is a three-headed eagle from the second book of Ezra, and this is the fourth beast from the prophecy of Daniel. Is it possible to consider the policy of Rome, Constantinople or the United States as a policy of the disciples of Jesus Christ? Can we consider the religious organizations of Rome, Constantinople or the United States as Christian? The state power in these empires rests on the Christian religion, but is this religion Christian, that is, what does it have to do with the teaching of Jesus Christ? However, this religion uses the name of Jesus Christ as its trademark.

Of course, we must not forget about the saints, the righteous, who also turned out to be citizens of these empires, and participants in these religious communities. Therefore, the beast-666 will become obvious to all only when the saints leave these empires.

In Revelation there is another beast that looks like a lamb, but speaks like a dragon, that is, the devil. This is the spirit of pseudo-Christianity, which encourages everyone to build a prosperity empire in place of the Heavenly Kingdom, instead of righteous relations between people.

And in Revelation there is an "image of the beast" - this is a concrete person, the Antichrist, who will be the leader of all carnal Christians in the last days.

I explained everything?
 
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The sea is the world, the beast of civilization appears from the world. The earth is flesh, carnal believers. The second beast comes from the carnal aspirations of carnal Christians.

For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I [am] of Apollos; are ye not carnal? (1 Corinthians 3:4)

Replace the names of Paul and Apollos with the names of specific denominations of religion. "Heaven" - this may be a synonym for the Kingdom of Heaven or God's Kingdom. There are no denominations in heaven: God is one.

That they all may be one; as thou, Father, [art] in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. (John 17:21)

As we can see, the world can not believe in Jesus Christ precisely because the believers are divided into denominations. Therefore, the Third Temple must first be built, in accordance with the prophesy of Ezekiel, then "elected from the four winds" will gather around this Temple, and only then the world will believe in Jesus Christ.

When the elect gather in one place, those who remain in the former denominations will have to make a choice: where is God? in the former denominations, or in the newborn unity of the saints?

And then very, very many will make the wrong choice. Because they choose prosperity.
 

KJV1611

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I think we should do what the verse says and count the number 666.

66 tens + 6 ones... Obviously it’s a man who adds to the 66 books. 😊
 

luigi

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I don't know if the beasts name is prosperity, but one of the criteria of the little horn, (aka the beasts mouth and Antichrist), will be his bringing about prosperity.

Daniel 8:25 And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.
 

Locutus

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Actually "craft" in Dan 8:25 is deceit, nothing to do with prosperity.

Now if Dan had said graft BigSmile.gif
 

Dino246

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Speculation and numerology. Not worth the time.

If you do a little research, you will find that many people have found many ways to make "666" fit with something or somebody. Most of them must be wrong.
 
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Yes, a Lot of people in the government corupt because want prosper. They don't know they looking for a beast/ monster. They take a Risk for monster.
 

luigi

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I think the materialistic great prosperity the beast and his mouth (the Antichrist) will usher in an age of hedonism,
as in the days of Noah.

Luke 17:26 And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man.
27 They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
 

Locutus

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I think the materialistic great prosperity the beast and his mouth (the Antichrist) will usher in an age of hedonism,
as in the days of Noah.

Luke 17:26 And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man.
27 They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
Yer reading too much into what Christ said here - all he is saying is that things will be continuing as normal

Peter conveys the very same idea:

2 Peter 3:4 and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation.”
 

luigi

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And the great materialistic prosperity the beast and Antichrist usher in will have the whole materialistic world in love with them.

Revelation 13:4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?
 

luigi

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And the power the dragon (aka, the fallen star Abaddon/Apollyon, Satan) will give to the beast causing his socioeconomic system to rise from the sea, and the whole materialistic world to love it will be fusion energy.

Fusion, the same energy that powers our sun and the stars, requires hydrogen.
The sea has an unlimited amount of hydrogen (a bottomless pit), to produce all the energy industry will ever want.