Revelation: Chapter 17

The Revelation. The 17th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
17:1 And one of the seven angels came, that had seven vials, and spake with me, saying, Come thou, I shall shew to thee the damnation of the great whore, that sitteth on many waters, And there came one of the seven angels, which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me: I will shew thee the judgment of the great whore, that sitteth upon many waters, Then there came one of the seven Angels, which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come: I will shew thee the damnation of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters, And there came one of the seven Angels, which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither, I will shew unto thee the judgement of the great Whore, that sitteth upon many waters:
17:2 with which kings of the earth did fornication; and they that dwell in the earth be made drunk of the wine of her lechery. with whom have committed fornication the kings of the earth, so that the inhabiters of the earth, are drunken with the wine of her fornication. With whom have committed fornication the Kings of the earth, and the inhabitants of the earth are drunken with the wine of her fornication. With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
17:3 And he took me away into desert in Spirit. And I saw a woman sitting on a red beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads, and ten horns. And he carried me away into the wilderness in the spirit. And I saw a woman sit upon a rose colored beast full of names of blasphemy, which had ten horns. So he carried me away into the wilderness in the Spirit, and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, which had seven heads, & ten horns. So he carried me away in the Spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads, and ten horns.
17:4 And the woman was environed with purple, and red, and engolded, and precious stone, and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand, full of abominations and uncleanness of her fornication. And the woman was arrayed in purple and rose color, and decked with gold, precious stone, and pearls, and had a cup of gold in her hand, full of abomination, and filthiness of her fornication. And the woman was arrayed in purple & scarlet, & gilded with gold, & precious stones, and pearls, and had a cup of gold in her hand, full of abominations, and filthiness of her fornication. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold, and precious stone & pearls, having a golden cup in her hand, full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication.
17:5 And in the forehead of her a name written, Mystery, Babylon the great, mother of fornications, and abominations of the earth. And in her forehead was a name written, a mystery, great Babylon the mother of whoredom, and abominations of the earth. And in her forehead was a name written, A Mystery, great Babylon, the mother of whoredoms, and abominations of the earth. And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS, AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
17:6 And I saw a woman drunken of the blood of saints, and of the blood of martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I wondered with great wondering. And I saw the wife drunken with the blood of saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. And when I saw her, I wondered with great marvel. And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of Saints, & with the blood of the Martyrs of Jesus: & when I saw her, I wondered with great marvel. And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the Saints, and with the blood of the Martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.
17:7 And the angel said to me, Why wonderest thou? I shall say to thee the sacrament of the woman, and of the beast that beareth her, that hath seven heads and ten horns. And the angel said unto me: wherefore marvelest thou? I will shew thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that beareth her, which hath seven heads, and ten horns. Then the Angel said unto me, Wherefore marvelest thou? I will shew thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast, that beareth her, which hath seven heads, and ten horns. And the Angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads, and ten horns.
17:8 The beast that thou saw, was, and is not; and she shall ascend up from the deepness, and she shall go into perishing. And men dwelling in earth shall wonder, whose names be not written in the book of life from the making of the world, seeing the beast, that was, and is not. The beast that thou seest, was, and is not, and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and shall go into perdition. and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder (whose names are not written in the book of life from the beginning of the world) when they behold the beast that was, and is not. The beast that thou hast seen, was, and is not, and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and shall go into perdition, and they that dwell on the earth, shall wonder (whose names are not written in the Book of life from the foundation of the world) when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is. The beast that thou sawest was, and is not, and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition, and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, (whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world) when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
17:9 And this is the wit, who that hath wisdom. The seven heads be seven hills, on which the woman sitteth, And here is a mind that hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth: Here is the mind that hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, whereon the woman sitteth: And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
17:10 and be seven kings. Five have fallen down, and one is, and another cometh not yet. And when he shall come, it behooveth him to dwell a short time. they are also seven kings. Five are fallen, and one is, and another is not yet come. When he cometh he must continue a space. they are also seven Kings. Five are fallen, and one is, and another is not yet come: and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. And there are seven Kings, five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come: and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.
17:11 And the beast that was, and is not, and she is the eighth, and is of the seven, and shall go into perishing. And the beast that was, and is not, is even the eighth, and is one of the seven, and shall go into destruction. And the beast that was, and is not, is even the eighth, and is one of the seven, & shall go into destruction. And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, & is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
17:12 And the ten horns which thou hast seen, be ten kings, that yet have not taken kingdom; but they shall take power as kings, one hour after the beast. And the ten horns which thou seest, are ten kings, which have received no kingdom, but shall receive power as kings at one hour with the beast. And the ten horns which thou sawest, are ten Kings, which yet have not received a kingdom, but shall receive power, as Kings at one hour with the beast. And the ten horns which thou sawest, are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet: but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
17:13 These have one counsel, and shall betake their virtue and power to the beast. These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast. These have one mind, and shall give their power, and authority unto the beast. These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
17:14 These shall fight with the lamb, and the lamb shall overcome them; for he is Lord of lords, and king of kings; and they that be with him, be called, and chosen, and faithful. These shall fight with the lamb, and the lamb shall overcome them: For he is lord of lords, and king of kings: and they that are on his side, are called, and chosen, and faithful. These shall fight with the Lamb, & the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of Lords, & King of Kings: & they that are on his side, called, and chosen, and faithful. These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: For he is Lord of Lords, and King of kings, and they that are with him, are called, & chosen, and faithful.
17:15 And he said to me, The waters which thou hast seen, where the whore sitteth, be peoples, and folks, and tongues. And he said unto me: the waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are people, and folk, and nations, and tongues. And he said unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are people, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
17:16 And the ten horns that thou hast seen in the beast, these shall hate the fornicary woman, and shall make her desolate, and naked, and shall eat the flesh of her, and shall burn her together with fire. And the ten horns, which thou sawest upon the beast, are they that shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate, and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire. And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, are they that shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, & shall eat her flesh, & burn her with fire. And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate, and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.
17:17 For God gave into the hearts of them, that they do that that is pleasant before him, that they give their kingdom to the beast, till the words of God be ended. For God hath put in their hearts, to fulfill his will, and to do with one consent, for to give her kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God be fulfilled. For God hath put in their hearts to fulfill his will, & to do with one consent for to give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God be fulfilled. For God hath put in their hearts to fulfill his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
17:18 And the woman whom thou hast seen, is the great city, that hath kingdom upon the kings of the earth. And the woman thou sawest, is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth. And the woman which thou sawest, is the great city, which reigneth over the Kings of the earth. And the woman which thou sawest, is that great City which reigneth over the kings of the earth.
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