Revelation 17:2

“With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

With whom the kings of the earth haue committed fornication, and the inhabiters of the earth haue beene made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

with whom the kings of the earth committed {acts of} immorality, and those who dwell on the earth were made drunk with the wine of her immorality."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

with whom the kings of the earth committed fornication, and they that dwell in the earth were made drunken with the wine of her fornication.
- American Standard Version (1901)

With whom the kings of the earth made themselves unclean, and those who are on the earth were full of the wine of her evil desires.
- Basic English Bible

with whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication; and they that dwell on the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
- Darby Bible

With whom the kings of the earth have committed lewd deeds, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her lewdness.
- Webster's Bible

The kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication."
- Weymouth Bible

with whom the kings of the earth committed sexual immorality, and those who dwell in the earth were made drunken with the wine of her sexual immorality."
- World English Bible

and thei that dwellen in the erthe ben maad drunkun of the wyn of her letcherie.
- Wycliffe Bible

with whom the kings of the earth did commit whoredom; and made drunk from the wine of her whoredom were those inhabiting the earth;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 17:2


17:2 With whom the kings of the earth - Both ancient and modern, for many ages. Have committed fornication - By partaking of her idolatry and various wickedness. And the inhabitants of the earth - The common people. Have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication - No wine can more thoroughly intoxicate those who drink it, than false zeal does the followers of the great whore.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 17:2


Re 17:2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication. There has been an unholy relationship between this false church and the rulers and kingdoms of the earth. The inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication. The nations have received her spirit and partaken of her sins.

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