I will put hostility between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed. He will strike your head, and you will strike his heel.
You ascended to the heights, taking away captives; You received gifts from people, even from the rebellious, so that the LORD God might live [there].
Can the prey be taken from the mighty, or the captives of the righteous be delivered?
For this is what the LORD says: "Even the captives of a mighty man will be taken, and the prey of a tyrant will be delivered; I will contend with the one who contends with you, and I will save your children.
Therefore I will give Him the many as a portion, and He will receive the mighty as spoil, because He submitted Himself to death, and was counted among the rebels; yet He bore the sin of many and interceded for the rebels.
How can someone enter a strong man's house and steal his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can rob his house.
He said to them, "I watched Satan fall from heaven like a lightning flash.
But when one stronger than he attacks and overpowers him, he takes from him all his weapons he trusted in, and divides up his plunder.
Now is the judgment of this world. Now the ruler of this world will be cast out.
and about judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged.
For it says: When He ascended on high, He took prisoners into captivity; He gave gifts to people.
Now since the children have flesh and blood in common, He also shared in these, so that through His death He might destroy the one holding the power of death-- that is, the Devil--
So the great dragon was thrown out-- the ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the one who deceives the whole world. He was thrown to earth, and his angels with him.
He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent who is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for 1,000 years.
He threw him into the abyss, closed it, and put a seal on it so that he would no longer deceive the nations until the 1,000 years were completed. After that, he must be released for a short time.
The Devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet are, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.
because by Him everything was created, in heaven and on earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities-- all things have been created through Him and for Him.
Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world powers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens.
Then one of the criminals hanging there began to yell insults at Him: "Aren't You the Messiah? Save Yourself and us!"
But the other answered, rebuking him: "Don't you even fear God, since you are undergoing the same punishment?
We are punished justly, because we're getting back what we deserve for the things we did, but this man has done nothing wrong."
Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when You come into Your kingdom!"
And He said to him, "I assure you: Today you will be with Me in paradise."
As for Me, if I am lifted up from the earth I will draw all [people] to Myself."
When Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, "It is finished!" Then bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.
Though He was delivered up according to God's determined plan and foreknowledge, you used lawless people to nail Him to a cross and kill Him.
God raised Him up, ending the pains of death, because it was not possible for Him to be held by it.
"God has resurrected this Jesus. We are all witnesses of this.
Therefore, since He has been exalted to the right hand of God and has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit, He has poured out what you both see and hear.
For it was not David who ascended into the heavens, but he himself says: The Lord said to my Lord, 'Sit at My right hand
until I make Your enemies Your footstool.'
"Therefore let all the house of Israel know with certainty that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah!"