1 Enoch 86:1


1 And again I observed with my eyes as I slept, and I saw the heavens above, and behold a star fell from heaven, and it rose and ate and grazed among 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 herds, and began to live together. 3 And again I saw in the vision, and looked toward the heavens, and behold I saw many stars descend and cast themselves down from heaven to that first star, and they transformed into bulls among those cattle and grazed with them. 4 And I observed them and saw, and behold they all exposed their privy members, like horses, and began to mate with the cows of the oxen, and they all became pregnant and bore elephants, camels, and donkeys. 5 And all the oxen feared them and were terrified by them, and began to bite with their teeth and to devour, and to gore with their horns. 6 And they also began to devour those oxen; and behold all the people of the earth began to tremble and quake before them and to flee from them.

Revelation 8:10

New Testament

7 The first angel blew his trumpet, and there was hail and fire mixed with blood, and it was thrown at the earth so that a third of the earth was burned up, a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up. 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 (compare 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) The 'great star' falling from heaven at the third trumpet sound is a symbol of Satan himself in his rebellion against God (compare Revelation 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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