Revelation 20 Commentary

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Revelation 20:1-3

Satan, the accuser and deceiver, is thrown, shut, and sealed into the pit for a thousand years where his powers will be weakened and he will no longer be able to deceive for a time.

Revelation 20:4-6

John’s vision continues with a description of the believers who will sit on the thrones and be co-rulers and priests with Jesus during the first resurrection—the thousand years during which Satan will be bound in the pit.

Revelation 20:7-10

After the thousand years of the first resurrection of the dead, Satan is released. The devil and his fellow conspirators are relocated to their final destination: the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:11-15

The dead are judged by their deeds and those whose names are not found in the book of life are thrown into the lake of fire, which is the second death