Revelation

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Revelation 9:11

“And they had a king ouer them, which is the Angel of the bottomlesse pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greeke tongue hath his name Apollyon.”

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Other Translations

And they had a king over them, [which is] the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue [is] Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath [his] name Apollyon.
- King James Version

They have as king over them, the angel of the abyss; his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek he has the name Apollyon.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They have over them as king the angel of the abyss: his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek `tongue' he hath the name Apollyon.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They have over them as king the angel of the great deep: his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek language Apollyon.
- Basic English Bible

They have a king over them, the angel of the abyss: his name in Hebrew, Abaddon, and in Greek he has [for] name Apollyon.
- Darby Bible

And they had a king over them, who is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew language is Abaddon, but in the Greek language he hath his name Apollyon.
- Webster's Bible

The locusts had a king over them--the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in Hebrew is `Abaddon,' while in the Greek he is called `Apollyon.'
- Weymouth Bible

They have over them as king the angel of the abyss. His name in Hebrew is "Abaddon," but in Greek, he has the name "Apollyon."
- World English Bible

And thei hadden on hem a kyng, the aungel of depnesse, to whom the name bi Ebrew is Laabadon, but bi Greek Appollion, and bi Latyn `he hath a name `Extermynans, that is, a distriere.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they have over them a king -- the messenger of the abyss -- a name [is] to him in Hebrew, Abaddon, and in the Greek he hath a name, Apollyon.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 9:11


9:11 And they have over them a king - One by whom they are peculiarly directed and governed. His name is Abaddon - Both this and Apollyon signify a destroyer. By this he is distinguished from the dragon, whose proper name is Satan.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 9:11


Re 9:11 They had a king over them. The real king was not the star, but the power of the bottomless pit. Apollyon. The destroyer; either the devil or one of his angels.

Discussion for Revelation 9

  • Obbie Beal
    verse 20-21 above perfectly describe the whole world /human race as of 2019.
  • MaS
    The fifth Trump sounded(1948).
    Immanuel-Christ-Jesus gave all of the info: but it’s in Seals/Signs(7),
    Trumps(7), and Vials(7).
    The fallen star, cause the release of “locust” which also started the locust swarm, which is felt around the world🕠🎺
  • Bruce
    43: And he Causeth All, Both Small and Great Rich or Poor, Free and Bond to Receive a Mark in Their Right Hand or in Their Forehead and that No Man Might Buy or Sell, save he That had The Mark (Revelation13:16-17) Without The Mark,no Place to Live, no car, no Food etc.
  • 43taylor1
    It may have something to do with taking the mark of the beast.What ever the mark is may have something to do with people not being able to die from these demonic things that are unleashed upon the Earth.The mark of the beast may promise long life to those who take it.
  • Servant of the most high God
    Ok first of all read the whole bible cover to cover praying for the true interpretation before you make yourself a false witness read the book of gen slowly praying for the will of God if it be to reveal to you the truth. It is very clear in Gen talking about the falling angels breeding with the daughters of man wich produced The giants and when the giant died each one they became evil spirits !!!
  • Word
    Are you waiting for the 7th trump when all change That's everyone in the flesh at same exact time, changed in spiritual bodies, when hail stones are hitting earth and fire you will hear that 7th trump, anyway the spiritually dead didn't wait because they thought Jesus had returned and they left the fields that they work but notice the one that stayed in the watch tower, a watchman for CHRIST. WAIT

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