2 Esdras 11:28-31

A Time of War

2 Esdras 11:28: “And I beheld, and, lo, the two” [The Fifth and the Sixth Contrary Feathers (The THIRD and FOURTH heads of the beast)] “that remained thought also in themselves to reign:”

2 Esdras 11:29: ““And when they” [The Fifth and the Sixth Contrary Feathers] “so thought, behold, there awaked one of the” [Three] “heads that were at rest, namely, it that was in the midst;” [Middle (The FIFTH head of the beast)] “for that was greater than the two other heads.”

2 Esdras 11:30: “And then I saw that the two other heads" [The Second and Third Heads (The SIXTH and SEVENTH heads of the beast)] "were joined” [Awoken] “with it.” The Head in the midst/middle (The Great Head).

2 Esdras 11:31: “And, behold, the head” [In the middle/FIFTH head of the beast] “was turned with them” [The two other heads/SIXTH and SEVENTH heads of the beast] “that were with it, and did eat up [Kill] “the two feathers under the wing that would have reigned.”

2 Esdras 12:23-25

2 Esdras 12:23: “In his” [The Eagle/Fourth Kingdom’s] “last days shall the most High raise up three kingdoms, and renew many things therein, and they” [The Three Heads] “shall have the dominion” [Ruler ship] “of the earth,”

2 Esdras 12:24: “And of those that dwell therein, with much oppression, above all those” [Feathers/Kings] “that were before them: therefore are they called the heads of the eagle.”

2 Esdras 12:25: “For these are they” [The Three Heads] “that shall accomplish his” [The Eagle’s] “wickedness, and that shall finish his last end.”