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Antichrist
        against Christ, or an opposition Christ, a rival Christ. The
        word is used only by the apostle John. Referring to false
        teachers, he says (1 John 2:18, 22; 4:3; 2 John 1:7), "Even now
        are there many antichrists."
        (1.) This name has been applied to the "little horn" of the
        "king of fierce countenance" (Dan. 7:24, 25; 8:23-25).
        (2.) It has been applied also to the "false Christs" spoken of
        by our Lord (Matt. 24:5, 23, 24).
        (3.) To the "man of sin" described by Paul (2 Thess. 2:3, 4,
        8-10).
        (4.) And to the "beast from the sea" (Rev. 13:1; 17:1-18).
Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Antichrist' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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