Revelation 9:10

“And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they had tayles like vnto Scorpions, and there were stings in their tayles: and their power was to hurt men fiue moneths.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They have tails like scorpions, and stings; and in their tails is their power to hurt men for five months.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they have tails like unto scorpions, and stings; and in their tails is their power to hurt men five months.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they have pointed tails like scorpions; and in their tails is their power to give men wounds for five months.
- Basic English Bible

and they have tails like scorpions, and stings; and their power [was] in their tails to hurt men five months.
- Darby Bible

And they had tails like scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.
- Webster's Bible

They had tails like those of scorpions, and also stings; and in their tails lay their power of injuring mankind for five months.
- Weymouth Bible

They have tails like those of scorpions, and stings. In their tails they have power to harm men for five months.
- World English Bible

And thei hadden tailis lijk scorpiouns, and prickis weren in the tailis of hem; and the myyt of hem was to noye men fyue monethis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they have tails like to scorpions, and stings were in their tails; and their authority [is] to injure men five months;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 9:10


9:10 And they have tails like scorpions - That is, each tail is like a scorpion, not like the tail of a scorpion. To hurt the unsealed men five months - Five prophetic months; that is, seventy - nine common years So long did these calamities last.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 9:10


Re 9:10 And they had tails like unto scorpions. They stung terribly, and left a string in their path.

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