New Defender's Study Bible Notes
9:10 five months. As suddenly as they had come, these demons were gone, no doubt herded back into the bottomless pit to await the judgment. Quite probably, like the evil spirits who had drowned the swine whose bodies they possessed for a short time (Luke 8:32-33), they left the carcasses of their locust bodies behind them on the ground. Joel says that “his stink shall come up, and his ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things” (Joel 2:20).