Revelation 16:9

“And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the Name of God, which hath power ouer these plagues: and they repented not, to giue him glory.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Men were scorched with fierce heat; and they blasphemed the name of God who has the power over these plagues, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And men were scorched men with great heat: and they blasphemed the name of God who hath the power over these plagues; and they repented not to give him glory.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And men were burned with great heat: and they said evil things against the name of the God who has authority over these punishments; and they were not turned from their evil ways to give him glory.
- Basic English Bible

And the men were burnt with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who had authority over these plagues, and did not repent to give him glory.
- Darby Bible

And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory.
- Webster's Bible

And the men were severely burned; and yet they spoke evil of God who had power over the plagues, and they did not repent so as to give Him glory.
- Weymouth Bible

People were scorched with great heat, and people blasphemed the name of God who has the power over these plagues. They didn't repent and give him glory.
- World English Bible

And men swaliden with greet heete, and blasfemyden the name of God hauynge power on these plagis, nether thei diden penaunce, that thei schulden yyue glorie to hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and men were scorched with great heat, and they did speak evil of the name of God, who hath authority over these plagues, and they did not reform -- to give to Him glory.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 16:9


16:9 And the men blasphemed God, who had power over these plagues - They could not but acknowledge the hand of God, yet did they harden themselves against him.


Discussion for Revelation 16:9

  • Cynthia Baniassad for verse 9
    Looks like it 's coming soon!!! Lord, please forgive my sins, and make me fit for a life worthy of you, a life with You, and for Your Return!!!
  • Steven waters for verse 9
    i was wondering about this verse in relation to global warming. here is australia the summers are getting warmer and we are hitting record high temperature. i know of other places where it is getting very hot and another couple of rises will make things very hot. at the same time we are having extreme weather events with very cold and freezing temps in other places. the weather patterns are all out of whack. the freezing temperatures might relate to a passage in the bible that talks about women not having a baby when it gets very cold. so maybe these are signs of the times.

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