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

  • 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!
  • 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

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