Revelation 18:18

“And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Revelation 18:18

And cryed when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like vnto this great citie?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and were crying out as they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What {city} is like the great city?'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and cried out as they looked upon the smoke of her burning, saying, What `city' is like the great city?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And crying out when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What town is like the great town?
- Basic English Bible

and cried, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What [city] is like to the great city?
- Darby Bible

And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like this great city!
- Webster's Bible

stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, `What city is like this great city?'
- Weymouth Bible

and cried out as they looked at the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What is like the great city?'
- World English Bible

and crieden, seynge the place of the brennyng of it, seiynge, What is lijk this greet citee?
- Wycliffe Bible

and were crying, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What [city is] like to the great city?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Revelation 18:18

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 18:18


18:19 And they cast dust on their heads - As mourners. Most of the expressions here used in describing the downfall of Babylon are taken from Ezekiel's description of the downfall of Tyre, #Ezek 26:1 |- Eze 28:19.

18:20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven - That is, all the inhabitants of it; and more especially, ye saints; and among the saints still more eminently, ye apostles and prophets.


Discussion for Revelation 18:18



 

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