Revelation 18:20

“Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Reioyce ouer her thou heauen, and ye holy Apostles and Prophets, for God hath auenged you on her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye saints, and ye apostles, and ye prophets; for God hath judged your judgment on her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Be glad over her, heaven, and you saints, and Apostles, and prophets; because she has been judged by God on your account.
- Basic English Bible

Rejoice over her, heaven, and [ye] saints and apostles and prophets; for God has judged your judgment upon her.
- Darby Bible

Rejoice over her thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.
- Webster's Bible

Rejoice over her, O Heaven, and you saints and Apostles and Prophets; for God has taken vengeance upon her because of you."
- Weymouth Bible

Rejoice over her, O heaven, you saints, apostles, and prophets; for God has judged your judgment on her.
- World English Bible

Heuene, and hooli apostlis, and prophetis, make ye ful out ioye on it, for God hath demed youre dom of it.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Be glad over her, O heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets, because God did judge your judgment of her!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 18:20


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.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 18:20


Re 18:20 Rejoice over her, [thou] heaven, and [ye] holy apostles and prophets. While there are mourners, another company is called upon to rejoice. She had exalted herself against God. All who have been for God, and who have suffered from her, are called to rejoice.

Discussion for Revelation 18:20

  • Carey wyatt for verse 20
    god brought judgement on the harlot church that rejected his word spoken by his holy apostles and prophets
  • Susan Dalton for verse 20
    "Rejoice over her. thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her." (Revelation 18:20)

    I don't want to live deliciously (luxuriously;
    self-indulging, excessive gratifying of lust).
    (Revelation 18:9)

    I don't want to be made rich by having ships in the sea of costliness. (Revelation 18:11-19)

    I guess I'm in verse 20 (Revelation 18:20).

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