6 And [kai] he opened [anoigo] his [autos] mouth [stoma] in [eis] blasphemy [blasphemia] against [pros] God, [theos] to blaspheme [blasphemeo]
his [autos] name, [onoma] and [kai] his [autos] tabernacle, [skene] and [kai] them that dwell [skenoo] in
[en] heaven. [ouranos] KJV-Interlinear
6 And he
opened his mouth in blasphemies against God, to blaspheme His name and His
tabernacle, that is, those who dwell in heaven. NASB
The quintessence of sour
grapes when one is defeated. Satan has been evicted by force, from heaven and
has nowhere to go, except to earth, in order to preserve himself.
He has had open access
to heaven and to God for many thousands of years, if not more. And when the
middle of the Tribulation arrives, he will be driven out from heaven, and will
no longer have the ear of God. His case, his argument is essentially finished.
He has lost and he is in panic and desperation.
He is facing the Lake of
Fire for all of eternity and he probably, better than most, knows exactly what
that means. And, he does not like it.
Thus the open criticism,
and complaint, and ridicule, and derision of God.
Satan does not stop with
insults toward God the Father. Have you ever heard someone complain against
someone else that they really hate? They criticize or mock their mother, their
dad, their siblings, their home, their family, they complain about everyone and
everything connected with them?
Is this not a typical characteristic
of a five-year old?
And so, Satan will have
gone full circle, from the greatest of all the angels, to an immature child.
He, through the
anti-christ, will criticize God and His reputation. He will criticize His home
or dwelling. He will criticize His family (believers and angels).