who or what is the beast


To find out who or what is the beast of Revelation,we first have to know the difference between the beast and the woman. We also have to know how they work together to get us to worship the beast. Otherwise we will be mixing up the beast and the woman, as I did until I studied it more closely.

Let’s begin by looking at Revelation 17:

Rev 17:3  So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.


So we have 4 things there to look at:

  1. Woman
  2. Beast (scarlet colored)
  3. 7 heads
  4. 10 horns




Revelation 17:18
And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.

So it tells us plainly who the woman is: a great city that reigns over the kings of the earth. Right away, many may say New York City, being the economic hub and the seat of the United Nations which rules over all the “kings” of the earth. However, we have to look at more aspects of the prophecy to get greater understanding.






Revelation 17:9,18
[9]And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
[18]And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.

So the woman (great city) which reigns over the kings of the earth sits on 7 mountains. Big clue!

Now the original city of 7 mountains is Rome, but there is a long list of cities claiming to be on seven hills. Indeed, even Staten Island in New York City itself is said to be on seven hills (Fort Hill, Ward Hill, Fox Hill, Grymes Hill, Emerson Hill, Todt Hill, and Richmond Hill).

However, New York City itself is not built on seven hills. And we are going to get more clues about the woman to get to understand what that great city is.

Revelation 17:3-4
So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman (great city) sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.

And the woman (great city) was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:



The woman was arrayed in scarlet and purple. This confirms Rome, through Vatican City, the home of Christianity, the home of the leaders of Christianity, the Roman Catholics.

The bishops of Rome wear scarlet whilst the cardinals wear scarlet and they are famous in their masses to display this purple and scarlet color.


cardinal and 3 bishops



More evidence that the city is Rome (more specifically the Vatican City). The Vatican is lavishly decked in gold and precious stones and their worship is famous for the use of a golden cup in their hand.


golden cup

Credit: Stephen Driscoll.



Yet even more evidence that the woman is not New York City, nor any other city in the world. There is only one city from which millions of worshipers of Yahusha have been martyred:

Revelation 17:6
And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Yahusha: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.



The Roman Catholic Church conducted several purges over the centuries in order to preserve its church as the only church by destroying and forcing people to accept their religion and none else.

The English term “Inquisition” can apply to any one of several institutions that worked against heretics (or other offenders against canon law) within the judicial system of the Roman Catholic Church.

The inquisitorial tribunal was required by law to hand the person over to secular authorities for final sentencing, at which point a magistrate would determine the penalty, which was usually burning at the stake. Source.

In this manner, and through a system of tortures and various methods of killing, millions of the true followers of Yahusha were martyred. It is estimated by some to be as high as between 50 to 68 million, although it is also claimed that this is a great exaggeration. either way, we get to understand that the woman can only be Rome.


Inquisition - burning at the stake




Looking from a different angle, we simply have to look to the number of the beast to find the woman. Indeed, it all begins with the number, and the number also points you to the beast as well as the image of the beast.

So we had seen that the number of the beast is a man Jesus Christ on the Cross. This is perfectly illustrated by the number of a man: 666, from Revelation 13:18.

Rev 13:18  Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six (chi xi stigma).






This Jesus Christ on a cross is the symbol of the Catholic Church. It is such an integral part of their worship that it is everywhere. In their processions there is one leading with Jesus Christ on the cross. The cross is on their garments, in the church decorations; they even wear it around their necks as pendants. They make the sign of the cross in their worship and in prayers.

However, the Protestant Christian churches will tell you they are not Catholic and the are separate and apart from the Catholic Church. Yet, most still sing about the cross, still worship Jesus, still venerate Sunday, still keep Easter, Christmas and a host of other traditions given to them by the Catholic Church.

In reality, the other Christian churches are nothing more than the daughters of the universal Catholic Church as the verses below tell us:

Rev 17:4  And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication (Catholic Church):

Rev 17:5  And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER (universal Catholic Church) OF HARLOTS (Other Christian Churches are daughters of the Mother Catholic Church) AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.


So the Jesus Christ on a cross is the symbol of all Christians. Jesus Christ, the Greco-Roman Messiah is different from the Hebrew Messiah Yahusha in name and nature.




So the number leads us to the beast. Remember, the woman sits on the beast and the beast has seven heads and ten horns. We previously saw that the 7 heads are 7 mountains on which the woman sits, which means the beast sits on the same 7 mountains as the woman.

Rev 17:3  So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.


Vatican City, Rome.



Scarlet is a shade of red and the beast is scarlet colored. If we take a look at the banners (flags) that represent the nations of the earth today, we see that almost the entire world has red in their flag.

countries with red in flag

Now by saying the woman sits on the scarlet colored beast means the woman rules over the nations of the world. This is confirmed by this verse:

Rev 17:18  And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.


So it is Rome which rules over the kings of the earth and is therefore synonymous with the beast! Indeed, Christianity based in Rome/The Vatican, led by the false prophets, the Popes. The catholic Church (the mother of all Christianity) is the beast behind all that is happening in the thrust for the New World Order today.

Indeed, it was the Pope who opened the United Nations in 2015 signalling the start of UN Agenda 2030, which is the constitution for the NWO. As we speak, the Pope is working on the new age religion where all faiths are accepted and there is no one way to the Father as Christianity professes. This is the NWO religion of the anti-messiah.




The significance of the NWO is that it is a one world government dictatorship system. It will be administered under the guise of the UN Agenda 2030, with the promise of bringing, peace, prosperity and safety to the world. In actuality, these evil men simply want total control of the world and all its inhabitants.

The significance of these Popes one after the other calling for a NWO is that they all want to form their totalitarian beast system to enslave the entire world.

It is this thrust through which we will have the mark of the beast being ushered in on the world.




From back in 2004, then Pope John Paul II had called for a New World Order.

In his homily, the Pope said the new world order he wanted “would be able to provide solutions to the problems of today … based on the dignity of human beings, an integrated development of society, solidarity between rich and poor nations, and on the sharing of resources and the extraordinary results of scientific and technological progress.” Source.




Right after John Paul II came Benedict XVI continuing the call for a New World Order.




And the call for this NWO has not ceased as Pope Francis stridently continues his call for a one world order.

Globalist Pope Francis has made it very clear to the world that his goal is to usher in the rise of a global dictating body (aka New World Order). A body of globalists who ‘rule over the dictates of the world’ and ‘enforce their tyrannical Agenda 2030 policies’ on the masses. This body, would of course put him as one of the leading agents, along with some type of ‘Anti-Christ ruler.’

This sounds eerily similar to what the Bible warned about in the Book of Revelation 13, when it says:

“[The Antichrist] was allowed to make war on the saints and to conquer them and authority was given it over every tribe and people and language and nation”

While the Pope has been clear about his agenda, he is now making headway. In his latest attempt, he not only called for a “supranational body to dictate the world’ but he has also called for a ‘global religious and political education pact.’ Source.




What we are seeing in this thrust by the Popes for a New World Order, is the push towards the revival of the Holy Roman Empire.

What is the Holy Roman Empire? The Holy Roman Empire (official name: sacrum romanum imperium, 1254; more details below) designates a political entity that covered a large portion of Europe, centered on Germany, from 962 to 1806. It was a European empire led by an emperor appointed by the Vatican. Underneath this emperor are kings.

There are two prophecies that foretell the re-emergence of the Holy Roman Empire. They are found in Daniel 2:31-47 and Revelation 17:17-17. Over the last 1,200 years, the Holy Roman Empire has always been led by two men, a political leader and a spiritual leader.

However, it has struggled to stay together as church and state do not work well together.

The Holy Roman Empire has risen six times in Europe. Each time, it has soaked the continent in blood. The seventh head is going to shed blood around the world. Its past strongly indicates what it will do in the future. Its history alone should make people tremble with fear today!

Thankfully, this will be the seventh and last head of this empire. Then this world is going to be filled with peace, joy and abundance forever! That too is prophesied in the Bible and must be fulfilled—just as the prophesied seven heads of the Holy Roman Empire have been. Source.




So all we see the Vatican doing today is to move toward their goal of world domination and control. This of course, is under the guise of globalism: a global thrust which according to them, will benefit all people. Of course, only a fool would believe we are in for anything less than a blood bath. This is proof from the six times that the Holy Roman Empire has reared its head.

So the beast hides behind a religion, calling itself holy, but of course, led by their father the devil:

John 8:44  Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Can the beast speak the truth? I don’t think so, and neither does the Bible.


So the beast refers to a world power, led by Satan working in the background through the Catholic Church, to achieve his will over the world. Let us not forget: the earth is given into the hand of the wicked (Job 9:24).



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