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And he (the DRAGON) stood on the sand of the sea.

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And he (the GREAT DECEIVER) stood between life and death.


1: “the sea”

Satan stands at the intersection of life and death in order to draw the living toward death. This clause appears in three different places in the Greek manuscripts, therefore, it is included here and at the end of 12:17 and at the beginning of 13:1 so that any way you look for it, you will find it.