2 Thessalonians 2:9

Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
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Augustine of Hippo

AD 430
Thus it is that what is obscure in the words of the apostle has given rise to various conjectures. Yet, of one thing there is no doubt, namely, that Paul meant Christ will not come to judge the living and the dead until after his adversary, Antichrist, has come to seduce the souls of the dead. And, of course, the fact that those souls are to be seduced is already a part of God’s hidden judgment…. There seems to be some ambiguity in the expression “pretended signs and wonders.” It may be that Satan is to deceive men’s senses by means of phantasms, in which they imagine they see wonders which are nonexistent. Or perhaps true miracles will lead into deception those who ought to believe that miracles can be done only by God but who mistakenly ascribe them to the devil’s power, particularly at a time when Satan is to be given unheardof power…. What the devil does is done with his own wicked and malign purpose, but it is permitted by God’s just judgment so “that all may be judged who have no...

Cyril of Jerusalem

AD 386
“And his coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders.” This means that Satan will use him as his personal instrument. Realizing that his own condemnation will be no longer deferred, he will no longer wage war through his ministers in his usual way, but now openly, in person. “With all signs and lying wonders,” for the father of falsehood will display his lying works and cheating fantasies, to make the people think they see a dead man raised, when he is not raised, and the lame walking, and the blind receiving sight, when there have been no such cures.

Interlinear Gloss

AD 1480
The Antichrist will do everything with the Devil

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
But whichsoever of the two it is, I want to know why he comes "in all power, and with lying signs and wonders? "

Thomas Aquinas

AD 1274
To quote the words of Augustine (De Civ. Dei xx, 19), "it is a matter of debate whether they are called signs and lying wonders, because he will deceive the senses of mortals by imaginary visions, in that he will seem to do what he does not, or because, though they be real wonders, they will seduce into falsehood them that believe." They are said to be real, because the things themselves will be real, just as Pharaoh's magicians made real frogs and real serpents; but they will not be real miracles, because they will be done by the power of natural causes, as stated in the; whereas the working of miracles which is ascribed to a gratuitous grace, is done by God's power for man's profit.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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