A woman clothed with the sun travaileth.
Revelation 12:1 And ther appered a gret wonder in heve A woman clothed with the sunne and the mone vnder her fete and apon her heed a croune of xii. starres. Revelation 12:2 And she was wt chylde and cryed travayllinge in byrth and payned redy to be delyvered. Revelation 12:3 And ther appered another wonder in heven for beholde a gret red drago havynge .vii. heddes and ten hornes and crounes vpo his heddes:
The great red dragon standeth before her, ready to devour her child.
Revelation 12:4 and his tayle drue the thyrde parte of the starres and cast them to the erth. And the dragon stode before the woman which was reddy to be delyvred: for to devoure her chylde as sone as it were borne. Revelation 12:5 And she brought forth a man chylde which shulde rule all nacions with a rode of yron And her sonne was taken vp vnto God and to his seate.
When she was delivered she fleeth into the wilderness.
Revelation 12:6 And the woman fleed into wyldernes where she had a place prepared of god that they shulde fede her there a M.ii.C and lx. dayes.
Michael and his angels fight with the dragon, and prevail.
Revelation 12:7 And ther was grett battayll in heven Michael and his angells fowght with the dragon and the dragon fowght and his angelles Revelation 12:8 and prevaylled not: nether was their place founde eny more in heven. Revelation 12:9 And the grett dragon that olde serpent called the devyll and Sathanas was cast out. Which desceaveth all the worlde. And he was cast into the erth and his angelles were cast out also. Revelation 12:10 And I harde a lowde voyce sayinge: in heve is nowe made salvacio and strengthe and ye kyngdome of oure God and the power of his Christ For he is cast doune which accused them before god daye and nyght. Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the bloude of the lambe and by the worde of their testimony and they loved not their lyves vnto the deeth. Revelation 12:12 Therfore reioyce hevens and ye that dwell in them. Woo to the inhabiters of the erth and of the see: for ye devyll is come doune vnto you which hath greet wrath because he knoweth that he hath but a short tyme.
The dragon being cast down into the earth, persecuteth the woman.
Revelation 12:13 And when the dragon sawe that he was caste vnto the erth he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man chylde. Revelation 12:14 And to the woman were geven two wynges of a great egle that she myght flye into the wyldrenes into her place where she is norysshed for a tyme tymes and halffe a tyme from the presence of the sarpent. Revelation 12:15 And the dragon cast out of his mouth water after the woman as it had bene a ryver because she hulde have bene caught of the floud. Revelation 12:16 And the erth holpe the woman and the erth opened her mouth and swalowed vp the rever which the dragon cast out of hys mouth. Revelation 12:17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman: and went and made warre with the remnaunt of hyr sede which kepe the commaundmentes of god and have the testimony of Iesus Christe. And I stode on the see sonde.