Revelation 18:13

“And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Cynamome, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, & wine, and oile, and fine floure, and wheat, and beasts, and sheepe, and horses, and chariots, and slaues, and soules of men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and cinnamon and spice and incense and perfume and frankincense and wine and olive oil and fine flour and wheat and cattle and sheep, and {cargoes} of horses and chariots and slaves and human lives.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and cinnamon, and spice, and incense, and ointment, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep; and `merchandise' of horses and chariots and slaves; and souls of men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And sweet-smelling plants, and perfumes, and wine, and oil, and well crushed grain, and cattle and sheep; and horses and carriages and servants; and souls of men.
- Basic English Bible

and cinnamon, and amomum, and incense, and unguent, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep, and of horses, and of chariots, and of bodies, and souls of men.
- Darby Bible

And cinnamon, and odors, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.
- Webster's Bible

Also cinnamon and amomum; odors to burn as incense or for perfume; frankincense, wine, oil; fine flour, wheat, cattle and sheep; horses and carriages and slaves; and the lives of men.
- Weymouth Bible

and cinnamon, incense, perfume, frankincense, wine, olive oil, fine flour, wheat, sheep, horses, chariots, and people's bodies and souls.
- World English Bible

and canel, and amonye, and of swete smellinge thingis, and oynementis, and encense, and of wyn, and of oyle, and of flour, and of whete, and of werk beestis, and of scheep, and of horsis, and of cartis, and of seruauntis, and other lyues of men.
- Wycliffe Bible

and cinnamon, and odours, and ointment, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep, and of horses, and of chariots, and of bodies and souls of men.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 18:13


18:13 Amomum - A shrub whose wood is a fine perfume. And beasts - Cows and oxen. And of chariots - a purely Latin word is here inserted in the Greek. This St. John undoubtedly used on purpose, in describing the luxury of Rome. And of bodies - A common term for slaves. And souls of men - For these also are continually bought and sold at Rome. And this of all others is the most gainful merchandise to the Roman traffickers.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 18:13


Re 18:13 And bodies, and souls of men. The Greek reads, "the bodies and souls of men". The first seems to refer to the traffic in slaves, a common traffic until modern times and sanctioned by the Papacy. The latter expression seems to me to refer to a spiritual traffic. What is the whole system of masses for the dead, paid for out of the money drawn from mourning relatives, but a traffic in the souls of men?

Discussion for Revelation 18

  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    Babylon comes from the word "confusion", to have. Jabbering. Fast paced brain washing that keeps you from searching the word of God. Satan comes from angles we don't even know of and thorough knowledge of Scripture is our ONLY defence as it was Christ's in the wilderness when satan tempted him. These churches are pushing spirit spirit and feeling good instead of Jesus n repentance for being filthy
  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    She has her hands deep in capitalism. Notice that EVERYTHING in list are things desired, but not needed. We are talking about the most wealthy organization on the face of the earth. Notice that the last on the list, the souls of men. She used to control world with fear. Now it's money and products, food, fresh drinking water . How much do we spend on STUFF the TV makes you THINK you need? Think!
  • Obbie Beal
    Huumm... in 18 she has earned the title Babylon; She was / is soooo good at what she do therefore all nations of the world do business with her (directly or indirectly)... And she shall receive her reward for her actions... Lots of inesent blood is on her hands, now she must pay for her actions... The 'love' of/for money is the root to all evil. World-wide buying and selling in 18.
  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    It's was all about Rome at the end of Dan. It's the same in Rev. She has daughters(apostate churches). Rome had names of blasphemy (forgiving sins in God's place and calling herself God) Her apparel like the high priests in Lev. but no blue thread which is to remind us of the commandments. A so-called Christ. worship that does not keep commandments. All 10! Come out of her. Satan gave it's power
  • Orville
    At the 7th trumpet we are all changed into spiritual bodies.......another dimension, hence the reason flesh and blood cannot inherit the Kingdom of God, God and the angels reside in another dimension....the merchants of the earth realize it's basically over for them....bye, bye! Same earth different age......the Lord's Day, mankind was given 6 days (6,000 years) and failed.
  • Julie
    I also believe that Babylon is the U.S. we have been and are the most powerful nation on earth. we have made all other nations rich and we are a proud people and we think that nothing bad will ever happen to destroy us. And we have turned our back on God, we have idols in all forms. We have walked away from God, therefor God will not hear our nation when our day of judgment comes.

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