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

  • Obbie Beal
    WOW, WOW, WOW,: she is very good /great at what she do, so she knows how important it is to seduce / run-a-trick on each leader of every country /nation thereby uses the kings / leaders, elected officials, to artfully lead or force many to slaughter... WOW, WOW, WOW!
  • Jos
    This is a great chap. God deals with the ten kings to work with the devil for 1 hour to kill the great whore, just b-cuz devil wanted to be the alone object of worship, God has used many people thru out bible jus like Jehu Elijha sent him to Jerusalem to kill all baals ppl. he tricked them into filling the church w/ all baals ppl. once in his men locked em in and killed them all mission complete.
  • Michael osborne
    Back during the Tower of Babel days there religion was mystery Babylon they went on to name the city after it.There’s 2different religions; new Jerusalem and Babylon the sun worship. When they say Babylon it’s not literally Babylon it’s the religion,same w New Jerusalem. The women is portrayed as the church calling her the harlot/whore means she corrupts the church and the word. Rev 17 points 2 Rome hope this helps
  • Ann
    Ask God for understanding of the scriptures, he will give it to you, if you will humble yourselves to him, and ask him. Exodus 31:3 - Exodus 35:31 - Job 32:8. Amen!
  • A disciple
    Ann, Patricia, Bud, Truthseeker; Ye do err not knowing the Scriptures nor the power of God! Because you have itching ears!..the angels neither marry nor are given in marriage! "Who makes His angels SPIRITS, His ministers a FLAMING FIRE." It is a simple trick of the devil, that you all you ought to be aware of, and not so sillily misled after fantasy, when you have the Word of God and His Spirit!
  • Ann
    Isaiah 14:12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations! Lucifer is called a son, a male, not a female.

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