Andrews University Seminary Studies
"Then Satan will have an end, and sorrow will be led away with him." These words, which according to the Testament of Moses 1O:l were included in Moses' farewell speech, foretell the end of Satan.' Though not expressed anywhere in the Hebrew Bible, the event of his end became a subject of some discussion in Jewish apocalyptic documents, especially 1 (Ethiopic) Enoch. In the NT it is briefly alluded to in the following ways: as binding a strong man in Matt 12:29, in connection with everlasting fire prepared for him in Matt 25:41, his destruction by Christ in Heb 2:14, and his knowing his time is short in Rev 12:12. The most explicit, detailed account of his end is found in Rev 2O:I-3, 10. The purpose of this article is to explore the history of metaphors employed to describe Satan's end in Rev 20.'
Thompson, S. (1999). The end of Satan. Andrews University Seminary Studies, 37(2), 257-268.