1 Enoch 86:1


1 And again I saw with mine eyes as I slept, and I saw the heaven above, and behold a star fell from heaven, and it arose and eat and pastured amongst those oxen. 2 And after that I saw the large and the black oxen, and behold they all changed their stalls and pastures and their cattle, and began to live with each other. 3 And again I saw in the vision, and looked towards the heaven, and behold I saw many stars descend and cast themselves down from heaven to that first star, and they became bulls amongst those cattle and pastured with them ⌈amongst them⌉. 4 And I looked at them and saw, and behold they all let out their privy members, like horses, and began to cover the cows of the oxen, and they all became pregnant and bare elephants, camels, and asses.

Revelation 8:10

New Testament

8 Then the second angel blew his trumpet, and something like a great mountain of burning fire was thrown into the sea. A third of the sea became blood, 9 and a third of the creatures living in the sea died, and a third of the ships were completely destroyed. 10 Then the third angel blew his trumpet, and a huge star burning like a torch fell from the sky; it landed on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water. 11 (Now the name of the star is Wormwood.) So a third of the waters became wormwood, and many people died from these waters because they were poisoned. 12 Then the fourth angel blew his trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, and a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened. And there was no light for a third of the day and for a third of the night likewise.

 Notes and References

"... Stars in the Bible often symbolize angels. In Job 38:7, angels are called stars. The same is true in Revelation (cf. 1:20; 9:1). In Revelation 12:4, Satan pulls a third of the stars of heaven down to earth. These stars are evidently the angels who were thrown out of heaven with Satan (12:9). The 'great star' fallen from heaven reminds us of Isaiah 14:12-15 ... Jesus spoke of Satan as falling from heaven like lightning (Luke 10:18). To the Jewish people, the stars symbolized 'divine beings, who by disobedience could become demonic and evil.' (compare with 1 Enoch 86:1; 88:1; 90:24 (Charlesworth, 1:63-64, 70); Testament of Solomon 6:2; 8:1-2; 20:14-17 (Charlesworth, 1:967, 969-970, 983)) The 'great star' falling from heaven at the third trumpet sound is a symbol of Satan himself in his rebellion against God (cf. Rev. 12:9-10). It is the same fallen star symbolically portrayed in Revelation 9:1 and identified in 9:11 as 'the angel of the abyss.' ..."

Stefanović, Ranko Revelation of Jesus Christ: Commentary on the Book of Revelation (p. 292) Andrews University Press, 2002

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