mark of the beast

Definition of mark of the beast

1 : a mark of evil
2 : a labeling as unorthodox or heretical

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History and Etymology for mark of the beast

Middle English marke of the beast, translation of Late Latin character bestiae, translation of Greek charagma tou thēriou

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“Mark of the beast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mark%20of%20the%20beast. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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