Revelation 13:17

“And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And that no man might buy or sell, saue he that had the marke, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and {he provides} that no one will be able to buy or to sell, except the one who has the mark, {either} the name of the beast or the number of his name.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and that no man should be able to buy or to sell, save he that hath the mark, `even' the name of the beast or the number of his name.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that no man might be able to do trade but he who has the mark, even the name of the beast or the number of his name.
- Basic English Bible

and that no one should be able to buy or sell save he that had the mark, the name of the beast, or the number of its name.
- Darby Bible

And that no man might buy or sell, save him that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
- Webster's Bible

in order that no one should be allowed to buy or sell unless he had the mark--either the name of the Wild Beast or the number which his name represents.
- Weymouth Bible

and that no one would be able to buy or to sell, unless he has that mark, the name of the beast or the number of his name.
- World English Bible

ethir sille, but thei han the caracter, ether the name of the beeste, ethir the noumbre of his name.
- Wycliffe Bible

and that no one may be able to buy, or to sell, except he who is having the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Revelation 13:17


Re 13:17 That no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, etc. It has been common for Catholics to be forbidden to patronize those who were not loyal to the Pope. At least three councils are named, those of Tours, of Constance and the Lateran, which have expressly forbidden business intercourse with heretics.

Discussion for Revelation 13

  • Word
    Vs. 1 and almost all the water and seas you read about in Revelation you should go to Revelation 17 vs 15 because the waters are the people. In verse one here we have a sea of people that the beast rises up from. It's good to know Revelation 17 because it explains a lot of symbolism of what is being read.
  • Norm
    Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? For after all these things do the Gentiles seek: for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
  • Word
    The only thing that Rome will have to do with the 2 and a half months Satan will be here acting a role of the True Christ is what the rest of the world will be doing. DECEIVED. Satan comes to deceive the whole world and looks like the Lamb of God with powers given to him to fulfill his role as false messiah. The dragon is coming for half of 5 months and when he gets here buy food and pay rent fast
  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    The most important thing you have to do is understand the book of Daniel first. It is the key for revelations. Same beasts from a different vantage point in time. If you understand the 70 wks, it started in 457 BC. So did the 2300 days(years) which ended in 1844 when scroll of Dan. was unlocked- at appointed time like 70 wks, which was 490 yrs(7x70). All the lies is Babylon. Still about Rome folks
  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    Beast out of the sea is from populated area(nations,peoples,kindreds and tongues) and has crowns. Killed saints. Dark ages Rome/Europe. The earth beast rises( about same time 1 st falls) out if an unpopulated area, has no crowns and then also rules world. It will adopt a system of 1st one, image- Senate, tyrannical oppression and commandment trampling self righteousness. Any guesses? God help us.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    Everything in its proper time frame indeed. I don't the the antichrist is going to baptise with the Holy Spirit Tongues do any of you? God will send Elijah to baptise His chosen elect Zion and be brought into our Blessed Lords sheepfold as His Holy Word has spoken, Glory Amen. Calling Elijah the dragon comes straight out of the Vatican itself. Their not going to stop my Abba Dad

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