For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.
(This is talking about Claudius who allowed free worship, this was
written when Claudius was in power and is why it says he who NOW
then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with
the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his
(This is talking about Nero coming next he was the Wicked One/The Anti-Christ that persecuted the Christians.)