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Quite many biblical scholars are agreed that John meant the number 666 to represent

July 7 2017 at 6:16 AM
Tomas  (Login TomasSedlacek)


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the emperor Nero, whose letters add to 666. Nero was the first Roman emperor to persecute the church, and he killed two important apostles in Rome, namely Peter and Paul. So it is likely that John who wrote Revelation meant 666 to represent Nero.

 
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  1. Now considered spurious - Wayne on Aug 4, 2017, 4:18 AM
    1. Whether or not Nero blamed the Christians for the fire, he was responsible for - Tomas on Aug 4, 2017, 5:05 AM
    2. Persecution of Christians in Rome - Deacon646 on Aug 13, 2017, 7:04 PM
      1. Good comment, except that Nero was not hated by Christians, Jesus teaches us - Tomas on Aug 14, 2017, 3:17 AM
        1. Jesus may teach that - Deacon646 on Aug 14, 2017, 3:24 AM
          1. They called him a beast, but still loved him and prayed for him. But he was beastly. - Tomas on Aug 14, 2017, 3:53 AM
     
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