Revelation 18:17

“For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For in one houre so great riches is come to nought. And euery shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailers, and as many as trade by sea, stood a farre off,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!' And every shipmaster and every passenger and sailor, and as many as make their living by the sea, stood at a distance,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for in an hour so great riches is made desolate. And every shipmaster, and every one that saileth any wither, and mariners, and as many as gain their living by sea, stood afar off,
- American Standard Version (1901)

For in one hour such great wealth has come to nothing. And every shipmaster, and all who are sailing on the sea, and sailors and all who get their living by the sea, were watching from far away,
- Basic English Bible

for in one hour so great riches has been made desolate. And every steersman, and every one who sailed to any place, and sailors, and all who exercise their calling on the sea, stood afar off,
- Darby Bible

For in one hour so great riches is come to naught. And every ship-master, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,
- Webster's Bible

because in one short hour all this great wealth has been laid waste!' And every shipmaster and every passenger by sea and the crews and all who ply their trade on the sea,
- Weymouth Bible

For in an hour such great riches are made desolate.' Every shipmaster, and everyone who sails anywhere, and mariners, and as many as gain their living by sea, stood far away,
- World English Bible

for in oon our so many richessis ben destitute. And ech gouernour, and alle that saylen bi schip in to place, and maryneris, and that worchen in the see, stoden fer,
- Wycliffe Bible

`And every shipmaster, and all the company upon the ships, and sailors, and as many as work the sea, far off stood,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Revelation 18

  • Obbie Beal
    9-19 'the great city' or 'babylon the great' received her plagues that day, and the moring after there is death, and mourning, and famine as she she is be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her. All Kings of the earth, merchants, captians of ships, cry, cry, cry, over her/ their partner in sin/ crime because their relationship is forever-over /finished with her. WOW!
  • Obbie Beal
    18 above... she earned the title 'Babylon the Great'; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived; She seduced all kings... now she shall receive her reward for her actions... Lots of blood is on her hand, now she must pay for her actions... The 'love' of / for money is the root to all evil; Ships sailed from afar to do buisness with her... She controled World-Wide buying and selling in 18.
  • Chaplain Bob Walker

    Jesus - Matthew 23:37 - O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. Jerusalem KILLED the PROPHETS


  • Curt
    Babylon San Francisco. The city will be destroyed by an earthquake. California's electricity will be knocked out. The United Nations Conference on International Organization (UNCIO) was a convention of delegates from 50 Allied nations that took place from 25 April 1945 to 26 June 1945 in San Francisco, United States.
  • A disciple
    The image of the dragon and the whore sitting on his back is much older than the Church of Rome; and is more deeply entrenched in the hearts and minds of the men of the world than merely the Catholic Church. It goes back to about 100 years after the flood, when Nimrod began to be mighty in the earth, and the turning away of the hearts and minds of men against God and against His Anointed. Psalm 2
  • Elijah St Jechisurs
    This chapter deals with organized religion the Catholic church is the topic of the discussion between John and the angel Gabriel

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