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6They have authority to shut the sky, so that no rain may fall during the days of their prophesying, and they have authority over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every kind of plague, as often as they desire.


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6. These … powerGreek, "authorized power."

it rain notGreek, "huetos brechee," "rain shower not," literally, "moisten" not (the earth).

smite … with all plaguesGreek, "with (literally, 'in') every plague."




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