Revelation 17:18

“And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the woman which thou sawest, is that great Citie which reigneth ouer the kings of the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The woman whom you saw is the great city, which reigns over the kings of the earth."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the woman whom thou sawest is the great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the woman whom you saw is the great town, which is ruling over the kings of the earth.
- Basic English Bible

And the woman which thou sawest is the great city, which has kingship over the kings of the earth.
- Darby Bible

And the woman whom thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.
- Webster's Bible

And the woman whom you have seen is the great city which has kingly power over the kings of the earth."
- Weymouth Bible

The woman whom you saw is the great city, which reigns over the kings of the earth."
- World English Bible

And the womman whom thou hast seyn, is the greet citee, that hath kingdom on kyngis of the erthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the woman that thou didst see is the great city that is having reign over the kings of the land.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Revelation 17:18


Re 17:18 The woman . . . is that great city. The city named in Re 16:19. See PNT "Re 16:19".

Discussion for Revelation 17

  • Yarah Sakal
    Chapter 17 is revealed to us so we would have a detailed understanding of who the anti-Christ is. Daniel spells out what the beast line is in detail, Revelation 17 points out the final kingdom as well as the final kings of that kingdom. Investigate the Lateran Treaty of 1929 and then look at the popes from that point on in relation to the Angel's interpretation of John's vision.
  • Bruce
    Micyest: We will meet Christ in The Clouds: 1Thessalonians 4:16-17. The very Last Battle Will be all His: Revelation 20:7-9.
  • Micyest
    i don't know i always thought when they hit the final bomb that Christ would put his foot on mount Olive and we would all be caught up with him..., ww3
  • Insight777
    The 7 mountains with kings are the 7 nuclear empowered nations that will use the harlot, nuclear missile, to fight in war, the beast. The horns are nations without nuclear weapons in treaty with the 7 to fight. Threat of nuclear war rules over all the kings of the earth and all kings desire nuclear weapons.
  • Word
    Armageddon means the gathering. Revelation is revealing or to make known. They, those that have gone to Jerusalem that Are worshippers of Satan whom have gathered there will be flattened at the 7th trump after the two witnesses lay dead in the street. Rome as nothing to do with the Revelation that will happen in the end times except they as all churches, 99 percent of churches will follow Satan.
  • SabbathkeeperandWife
    Armageddon is a word that means " unveiling" and not some crazy end time future thing. We who are alive will be caught up with those who "sleep" in Christ (dead!). This will happen at last trump at last day just like the Word says. God's people suffered thru persecutions and will either suffer, following His commandments or opt out and receive the mark. We WILL suffer like all the rest. It's ok!

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