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As concerning the rest of the beasts, they had their dominion taken away: yet their lives were prolonged for a season and time.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

7:12 prolonged. The fourth beast kingdom, led by the Beast, who is the man of sin, with all who have received his “mark” (Revelation 13:18; 14:9-11; 19:20), will be cast into the lake of fire. The other three beast kingdoms may have enough sheep left among their citizenry (Matthew 25:33-34) so that their nations will be able to continue as distinct nations during the millennial period that follows.

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