666

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666The Number of the Beast (from Revelations in the Bible)
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But the chief reason for not carrying out his intention to enter the army lay in the vague idea that he was L'russe Besuhof who had the number of the beast, 666; that his part in the great affair of setting a limit to the power of the beast that spoke great and blasphemous things had been predestined from eternity, and that therefore he ought not to undertake anything, but wait for what was bound to come to pass.
A Heavy Metal fans may well go for this item, which would have come from the British band's 1982 album The Number of the Beast and their subsequent tour.
And it was more they got, as the band reappeared before the sold-out arena to play The Number of the Beast.
Wrathchild and Children Of The Damned were despatched early on, The Trooper was its usual pummelling self, while the Mayan stage set was enhanced by a huge inflateable Baphomet for the stone cold classic that is The Number Of The Beast.
The set was well balanced between new songs (The Red and The Black, Death or Glory), old classics (the pyro-fuelled The Number of the Beast, Wasted Years) and those treasures that the long-standing fans come to shows for, with Powerslave satisfying those very people with its huge, hulking Egyptian-esque riff and dramatic delivery.
Others to use the Bible for inspiration include heavy metal outfit Iron Maiden with The Number Of The Beast, which is from the Book of Revelations, while David Bowie's Lazarus is a commentary on his own impending df f death.
Other people read that one differently though - saying it looks like three sixes - and 666 is the number of the beast.
He later came to know that it was the Number of the Beast.
Spokesman Aran Mathai, who had the number of the beast branded into his chest, said: "It was incredibly painful, but nothing compared to the suffering factory farm animals endure.
Apparently, the sign for CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in Switzerland contains the numbers 666 - the Number of the Beast.
This is the number of the beast that is to come up out of the earth as revealed in the thirteenth chapter of the Book of Revelation.
During one of his onstage performances in Canada, images of RiRi were briefly flashed along with the number 666 the number popularly known as the number of the beast or Satan.