Revelation 17:9

“And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And here is the mind which hath wisedome. The seuen heads are seuen mountaines, on which the woman sitteth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Here is the mind which has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Here is the mind that hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Here is the mind which has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman is seated:
- Basic English Bible

Here is the mind that has wisdom: The seven heads are seven mountains, whereon the woman sits.
- Darby Bible

And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
- Webster's Bible

Here is scope for the exercise of a mind that has wisdom! The seven heads are the seven hills on which the woman sits.
- Weymouth Bible

Here is the mind that has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sits.
- World English Bible

And this is the witt, who that hath wisdom. The seuene heedis ben seuene hillis, on whiche the womman sittith, and kyngis seuene ben.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Here [is] the mind that is having wisdom; the seven heads are seven mountains, upon which the woman doth sit,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 17:9


17:9 Here is the mind that hath wisdom - Only those who are wise will understand this. The seven heads are seven hills.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 17:9


Re 17:9 Here [is] the mind which hath wisdom. The mind that hath wisdom can interpret what follows. The seven heads are seven mountains. Since just one city in the world was called the city of seven mountains ("septem montes") in John's time, there must be a reference to that city.

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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