The Beast (Koinē Greek: Θηρίον, Thērion) may refer to one of two beasts described in the Book of Revelation.
In Revelation 13:1–10, the first beast (interpreted as the Antichrist) rises "out of the sea" and is given authority and power by the dragon. This first beast is initially mentioned in Revelation 11:7 as emerging from the abyss. His appearance is described in detail in Revelation 13:1–10, and some of the mystery surrounding it is revealed in Revelation 17:7–18.
In Revelation 13:11–18, the second beast, later known as the false prophet, comes "out of the earth" and forces everyone on earth to worship the first beast.
In their fight against God, the two beasts join forces with the dragon. They persecute the "saints" and those who do not "worship the image of the beast [of the sea]" and influence the kings of the earth through three unclean spirits to gather for the battle of Armageddon. The two beasts are defeated by Christ and are thrown into the lake of fire mentioned in Revelation 19:18–20.

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