1 Enoch 9:4


1 And then Michael, Uriel, Raphael, and Gabriel looked down from heaven and saw much blood being shed on the earth, and all lawlessness being committed on the earth. 2 And they said to one another: 'The earth, left without inhabitants, cries out, and the voice of their crying reaches the gates of heaven.' 3 'And now to you, the holy ones of heaven, the souls of men plead, saying, "Present our case before the Most High."' 4 And they said to the Lord of the ages: 'Lord of lords, God of gods, King of kings, and God of the ages, the throne of Your glory stands through all generations, and Your name is holy and glorious and blessed through all ages! 5 You have created all things, and over all things, You have power: all things are open and visible in Your sight, and You see all things, and nothing can hide from You. 6 You see what Azâzal has done, who has taught all unrighteousness on earth and revealed the eternal secrets that were kept in heaven, which men were eager to learn: 7 And Semjâzâ, to whom You gave authority to lead his companions. 8 And they have gone to the daughters of men on the earth, and have lain with the women, and have defiled themselves, and revealed to them all kinds of sins.

Revelation 17:14

New Testament

12 The ten horns that you saw are ten kings who have not yet received a kingdom, but will receive ruling authority as kings with the beast for one hour. 13 These kings have a single intent, and they will give their power and authority to the beast. 14 They will make war with the Lamb, but the Lamb will conquer them, because he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those accompanying the Lamb are the called, chosen, and faithful.” 15 Then the angel said to me, “The waters you saw (where the prostitute is seated) are peoples, multitudes, nations, and languages. 16 The ten horns that you saw, and the beast—these will hate the prostitute and make her desolate and naked. They will consume her flesh and burn her up with fire. 17 For God has put into their minds to carry out his purpose by making a decision to give their royal power to the beast until the words of God are fulfilled. 18 As for the woman you saw, she is the great city that has sovereignty over the kings of the earth.”

 Notes and References

"... The basis for the lamb's victory lies in the fact that He is 'Lord of Lords and King of Kings.' This precise title occurs only twice in biblically-related material previous to the N.T., i.e., 1 Enoch 9:4 and Daniel 4:37 (LXX). It is possible that the 1 Enoch 9 reference is in mind, since its context concerns eschatological judgment (i.e., of the fallen Watchers), as does that of Revelation 17. However, Daniel 4:37 (LXX) is the more probable influence for the following reasons. (1) The wording of Daniel is closer to that of Revelation. (2) Whereas the Enoch phrase forms part of an address to God, in Daniel and Revelation it is viewed as the causal basis of the divine power to take away the rule of evil kings. (3) Almost the same title appears also in the LXX of Daniel 2:37, 47 and 3:2 so that these three texts together with Daniel 4:37 (LXX) could have formed a collective impression upon John ..."

Beale, G. K. The Use of Daniel in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature and in the Revelation of St. John (pp. 262-263) Wipf & Stock, 1984

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