Revelation 18:5

“For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For her sinnes haue reached vnto heauen, and God hath remembred her iniquities.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for her sins have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for her sins have reached even unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For her sins have gone up even to heaven, and God has taken note of her evil-doing.
- Basic English Bible

for her sins have been heaped on one another up to the heaven, and God has remembered her unrighteousnesses.
- Darby Bible

For her sins have reached to heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
- Webster's Bible

For her sins are piled up to the sky, and God has called to mind her unrighteous deeds.
- Weymouth Bible

for her sins have reached to the sky, and God has remembered her iniquities.
- World English Bible

For the synnes of it camen `til to heuene, and the Lord hadde mynde of the wickidnesse of it.
- Wycliffe Bible

because her sins did follow -- unto the heaven, and God did remember her unrighteousness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 18:5


18:5 Even to heaven - An expression which implies the highest guilt.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 18:5


Re 18:5 Her sins have reached unto heaven. They call therefore for God's remembrance of her iniquities in judgments.

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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