Revelation 17:15

“And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he saith vnto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he *said to me, "The waters which you saw where the harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to me, The waters which you saw, where the evil woman is seated, are peoples, and armies, and nations and languages.
- Basic English Bible

And he says to me, The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.
- Darby Bible

And he saith to me, The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and languages.
- Webster's Bible

He also said to me, "The waters which you have seen, on which the Harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes, nations and languages.
- Weymouth Bible

He said to me, "The waters which you saw, where the prostitute sits, are peoples, multitudes, nations, and languages.
- World English Bible

And he seide to me, The watris whiche thou hast seyn, where the hoore sittith, ben puplis, and folkis, and langagis.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he saith to me, `The waters that thou didst see, where the whore doth sit, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Revelation 17:15


Re 17:15 The waters which thou sawest. These are symbolical of the many nations and races which support the scarlet woman.

Discussion for Revelation 17

  • Word
    Richard Burrill 1 Thess 4 subject starts vs 13 where are the dead. It tells us they are with Christ now and at the 7th trump we can't prevent them from coming because they are returning with Him and we that are on earth that remain will gather together with them and Christ. Air is spiritual body and clouds is street Greek as in Hebrews 12 when Paul was speaking of the race he used clouds for crowd
  • Richard Burrill
    where does the being caught up of the dead in Christ and we which are alive and remain fit in, (of 1st Thess. 4, 15-18) b/4 or after Armageddon
    email me please
  • GOD AMBASSADOR
    1 Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?
    2 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
    3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were o
  • Sakana
    As far as 7 mtns people bring up Rome (city on 7 hills) as Babylon, but really a 1-world system sits on 7 hills (continents, i.e. whole world). But if you need it literal, Israel ALSO sits on 7 hills. Mt. Zion, Mt Olivet and so on. Rev 11:8 shows us where 2 witnesses' bodies are lying, "where also our Lord was crucified." Jerusalem has always been focal point. Will be heart of 1-world system.
  • Word
    Babylon city of confusion scripture tells us Satan will be in Jerusalem claiming he is Christ. Satan as the false messiah can twist scripture faster than any of these preachers out here and he can make it sound so true when it's a lie but you can bet those preachers will jump on the antichrist wagon and bring all their ignorant sheep with them. Now if someone is smart they will hear two witnesses.
  • JCs
    It's Israel Jospehs dream- Revelation 12 and Revelation 14 Genesis 37 Why they going to hate her and burn her- When they say peace and security- ! When you see Israel surrounded know her desolation is near and when you see the abomination of desolation standing in the Holy ground know your redemption draws night-

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