Dragon


Greek: δρακων [drakôn] (Noun masculine). A dragon.

δρακων [drakôn] appears 13 times in the NT:


(1) Revelation 12: 3
And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. - δρακων [drakôn] Nom. sing.

(2) Revelation 12: 4
And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. - ο δρακων [ho drakôn] Nom. sing.

(3, 4) Revelation 12: 7
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon¹; and the dragon² fought and his angels, - ¹του δρακοντος [tou drakontos] Gen. sing. ("against dragon" - κατα του δρακοντος [kata tou drakontos]. Variant: μετα του δρακοντος [meta tou drakontos] Lit: "with the dragon"). / ²ο δρακων [ho drakôn] Nom. sing.

(5) Revelation 12: 9
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. - ο δρακων [ho drakôn] Nom. sing.

(6) Revelation 12: 13
And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man [child]. - ο δρακων [ho drakôn] Nom. sing.

(7) Revelation 12: 16
And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth. - ο δρακων [ho drakôn] Nom. sing.

(8) Revelation 12: 17
And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ. - ο δρακων [ho drakôn] Nom. sing.

(9) Revelation 13: 2
And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as [the feet] of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. - ο δρακων [ho drakôn] Nom. sing.

(10) Revelation 13: 4
And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who [is] like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him? - τω δρακοντι [tô drakonti] Dat. sing. / Variant: - τον δρακοντα [ton drakonta] Accus. sing.

(11) Revelation 13: 11
And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. - δρακων [drakôn] Nom. sing.

(12) Revelation 16: 13
And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs [come] out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. - του δρακοντος [tou drakontos] Gen. sing.

(13) Revelation 20: 2
And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, - τον δρακοντα [ton drakonta] Accus. sing.

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