Revelation 9:10

And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.
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AD 735
five months: Again he signifies this life, in which falsehood may avail either to catch the unprofitable, or torment for a time the spiritual. <a


AD 735
tails: As the scorpion goes along softly, but strikes with its tail, so the pernicious craftiness of the wicked seems in appearance gentle and harmless, but in that it secretly destroys as in some hidden manner, it brings with it death.

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
And their power was to hurt men five months. The duration of their power is here limited, but we dare not venture to explain what is meant by the dark expression, five months; time to come must clear up the difficulty. (Haydock)

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

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