Enlarged passage describes the challenging age of 1070AD-Reformation. Surrounding passages are provided for context.
Bold red = Satan-devil and those he deceives into attacking the Camp of the Saints-holy beloved city-New Jerusalem.
Each time John writes, "I foresaw
", he introduces another mini-vision describing immediate consequences of Bablyon-Jerusalem's 70AD Fall.
Bold blue = the Saints
Coloring and highlighting associates the words thrones-reigned-reign
Revelation 20:4-10 ~foreseen around 63AD in the predictive vision to Christ's exiled Apostle John about "things shortly ot come to pass," Rev 1:1 and Rev 4:1
And I foresaw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was committed to them. Then I foresaw the souls of those who had been beheaded for their witness to Jesus and for the word of God, who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received his mark on their foreheads or on their hands. And they lived and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. 5 But the rest of the dead did not live again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. 6 Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years. 7 Now when the thousand years have expired, Satan will be released from his prison 8 and will go out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle, whose number is as the sand of the sea. 9 They went up on the breadth of the earth and surrounded the CAMP of the saints and the beloved CITY. And fire came down from God out of heaven and devoured them. 10 The Devil, who deceived them, was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone where the beast and the false prophet are. And they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.
Revelation 21:1-3, 9-10
1 Now I foresaw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea. 2 Then I, John, foresaw the holy CITY, NEW JERUSALEM, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. ...
9 Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls filled with the seven last plagues came to me and talked with me, saying, "Come, I will show you the bride, the Lamb's wife." 10 And he carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the great CITY, the holy JERUSALEM, descending out of heaven from God, ...
And they shall reign forever and ever.
QUESTION: Revelation 20:9 - Who gets devoured by fire from heaven?
The beloved CITY
B) The Devil-led armies surrounding her