Revelation 6:13

“And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the starres of heauen fell vnto the earth, euen as a figge tree casteth her vntimely figs when she is shaken of a mighty winde.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and the stars of the sky fell to the earth, as a fig tree casts its unripe figs when shaken by a great wind.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and the stars of the heaven fell unto the earth, as a fig tree casteth her unripe figs when she is shaken of a great wind.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the stars of heaven were falling to the earth, like green fruit from a tree before the force of a great wind.
- Basic English Bible

and the stars of heaven fell upon the earth, as a fig tree, shaken by a great wind, casts its unseasonable figs.
- Darby Bible

And the stars of heaven fell to the earth, even as a fig-tree casteth its untimely figs, when it is shaken by a mighty wind.
- Webster's Bible

The stars in the sky also fell to the earth, as when a fig-tree, upon being shaken by a gale of wind, casts its unripe figs to the ground.
- Weymouth Bible

The stars of the sky fell to the earth, like a fig tree dropping its unripe figs when it is shaken by a great wind.
- World English Bible

And the sterris of heuene felden doun on the erthe, as a fige tre sendith his vnripe figis, whanne it is mouyd of a greet wynd.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the stars of the heaven fell to the earth -- as a fig-tree doth cast her winter figs, by a great wind being shaken --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 6:13


6:13 And the stars fell to, or towards, the earth - Yea, and so they surely will, let astronomers fix their magnitude as they please. As a fig tree casteth its untimely figs, when it is shaken by a mighty wind - How sublimely is the violence of that shaking expressed by this comparison!


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 6:13


Re 6:13 The stars of heaven fell unto the earth. The falling of the stars would indicate the downfall of those who had high places on the earth, or rather within the Roman Empire.

Discussion for Revelation 6:13

  • Rodney smith for verse 13
    Genesis 26:4 And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;

    The stars of Heaven are the martyrs for Christ.
    They came from the fig tree of ISRAEL, as they were cast down to the earth.

    Then in rev 12:3 we find Nero, the great red dragon casting 1/3 of the stars of Heaven to the earth. Remember he burned the city of Rome, then blamed it on the Christians. The stars of Heaven were the seed of Abraham.

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