mark-beast

mark of the beast

noun Theology.
1.
the mark put on the forehead of those who worship the beast, the symbol of opposition to God.
2.
the stain of apostasy, regarded as both indelible and inescapable. Rev. 13:16.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English

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