16. He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads,
17. and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18. Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666.
According to the BBC, some dutch people have organised a prayer vigil. So that’s alright then!
The fear of the number 666 is known as hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia.