Revelation 18:24

“And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And in her was found the blood of Prophets, and of Saints, and of all that were slaine vpon the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints and of all who have been slain on the earth."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all that have been slain upon the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in her was seen the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all who have been put to death on the earth.
- Basic English Bible

And in her was found [the] blood of prophets and saints, and of all the slain upon the earth.
- Darby Bible

And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.
- Webster's Bible

And in her was found the blood of Prophets and of God's people and of all who had been put to death on the earth."
- Weymouth Bible

In her was found the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all who have been slain on the earth."
- World English Bible

And the blood of prophetis and seyntis is foundun in it, and of alle men that ben slayn in erthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

and in her blood of prophets and of saints was found, and of all those who have been slain on the earth.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 18:24


18:24 And in her was found the blood of the prophets and saints - The same angel speaks still, yet he does not say in thee, but in her, now so sunk as not to hear these last words. And of all that had been slain - Even before she was built. See #Matt 23:35|. There is no city under the sun which has so clear a title to catholic blood - guiltiness as Rome. The guilt of the blood shed under the heathen emperors has not been removed under the Popes, but hugely multiplied. Nor is Rome accountable only for that which hath been shed in the city, but for that shed in all the earth. For at Rome under the Pope, as well as under the heathen emperors, were the bloody orders and edicts given: and whereever the blood of holy men was shed, there were the grand rejoicings for it. And what immense quantities of blood have been shed by her agents! Charles IX., of France, in his letter to Gregory XIII., boasts, that in and not long after the massacre of Paris, he had destroyed seventy thousand Hugonots. Some have computed, that, from the year 1518, to 1548, fifteen millions of Protestants have perished by the Inquisition. This may be overcharged; but certainly the number of them in those thirty years, as well as since, is almost incredible. To these we may add innumerable martyrs, in ancient, middle, and late ages, in Bohemia, Germany, Holland, France, England, Ireland, and many other parts of Europe, Afric, and Asia.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 18:24


Re 18:24 In her was found the blood of prophets, and of the saints. It is because she has slain the saints of the Most High that these judgments come upon her. As Jerusalem in the time of Christ filled up the measure of the sins of Israel (Mt 23:29,35,36 Lu 11:51 13:33), so the spiritual Babylon, the great persecutor, fills up the measure of the sins of the beast and false prophet, and is required to account for the blood of slaughtered prophets and saints of all ages.

Discussion for Revelation 18

  • 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.
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Babylon is a city. Rev. 18 is calling her a "great city" all through the chapter, verse 18-24.
  • AGE!
    I think it is religion. Revelation 18 refers to religion, not a nation not a race. Because babylon a woman is refer to t group of people with influence.
  • correct they couldnt be rich anymore because the city was burned to a crisp 1st century jerusalem
  • Norm
    But NYC does fit the description perfectly. Blessings to all and receive JESUS to day as JESUS does SAVE from the wrath of hell. Amen. Contrary to the wicked teachings of some, Jesus Christ is the SAVIOUR. His body of believers is the Church. Our LORD saves the faithful but pours out His wrath on the children of disobedience who love a lie. Psalms 5:9 For there is no faithfulness in their mouth their inward part is very wickedness their throat is an open sepulchre they flatter with their tongue.
  • Lu2677
    Babylon is a city Revelations 17:18, 18:10,16,18,21 that is the economic hub of the world in the last days. (Revelations 18) I don't believe the USA fits this description.

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