Revelation 13:5–10 further describes the actions of the figure most commonly called ”Antichrist:” the first beast of this chapter and the sixth of seven major characters in this part of Revelation. This beast from the sea is both an empire and a ferocious ruler. He is also mentioned in Daniel 7:23–24 and Revelation 17:9–11. Matthew 4:8 demonstrates the fact that the Devil possesses the kingdoms and therefore can grant the final world empire to the beast from the sea. Daniel 2:36–41 predicts the beast’s kingdom.
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“Revelation 13:7” Bibleref.com
7 It was given to him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them. Authority over every tribe, people, language, and nation was given to him.