Revelation: Chapter 18

The Revelation. The 18th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
18:1 And after these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened of his glory. And after that I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power, and the earth was lightened with his brightness. And after these things, I saw another Angel come down from heaven, having great power, so that the earth was lightened with his glory. And after these things, I saw another Angel come down from heaven, having great power, and the earth was lightened with his glory.
18:2 And he cried with a strong voice, saying, Great Babylon fell down, fell down, and is made the habitation of devils, and the keeping of each unclean spirit, and the keeping of each unclean fowl, and hateful. And he cried mightily with a strong voice saying: Great Babylon is fallen is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of all foul spirits, and a cage of all unclean and hateful birds, And he cried out mightily with a loud voice, saying, It is fallen, it is fallen, Babylon the great city, & is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of all foul spirits, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird:
18:3 For all folks drunk of the wrath of the fornication of her, and kings of the earth, and merchants of the earth, did fornication with her; and they be made rich of the virtue of the delights of her. for all nations have drunken of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. And the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and her merchants are waxed rich of the abundance of her pleasures. For all nations have drunken of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the Kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich of the abundance of her pleasures. For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the Kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, & the Merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.
18:4 And I heard another voice of heaven, saying, My people, go ye out of it, and be ye not partners of the trespasses of it, and ye shall not receive of the plagues of it. And I heard another voice from heaven say: come away from her my people, that ye be not partakers in her sins, that ye receive not of her plagues. And I heard another voice from heaven say, Go out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers in her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues:
18:5 For the sins of it came unto heaven, and the Lord had mind of the wickednesses of it. For her sins are gone up to heaven, and God hath remembered her wickedness. For her sins are come up unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities. For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
18:6 Yield ye to it, as and she yielded to you; and double ye double things, after her works; in the drink that she meddled to you, mingle ye double to her. Reward her even as she rewarded you, and give her double according to her works. And pour in double to her in the same cup which she filled unto you. Reward her, even as she hath rewarded you, and give her double according to her works: & in the cup that she hath filled to you, fill her the double. Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled, fill to her double.
18:7 How much she glorified herself, and was in delights, so much torment give ye to her, and weeping; for in her heart she saith, I sit a queen, and I am not a widow, and I shall not see weeping. And as much as she glorified herself and lived wantonly, so much pour ye in for her of punishment, and sorrow, for she said in her heart: I sit being a queen and am no widow and shall see no sorrow. Inasmuch as she glorified herself, and lived in pleasure, so much give ye to her torment and sorrow: for she saith in her heart, I sit being a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no mourning. How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a Queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
18:8 And therefore in one day her plagues shall come, death, and mourning, and hunger; and she shall be burnt in fire, for God is strong, that shall deem her. Therefore shall her plagues come at one day, death, and sorrow, and hunger, and she shall be burnt with fire: for strong is the lord god which judgeth her. Therefore shall her plagues come at one day, death, and sorrow, and famine, & she shall be burnt with fire: for strong is the Lord God which will condemn her. Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine, and she shall be utterly burnt with fire, for strong is the Lord God, who judgeth her.
18:9 And the kings of the earth shall beweep, and bewail themselves on her, which did fornication with her, and lived in delights, when they shall see the smoke of burning of her; And the kings of the earth shall beweep her, and wail over her, which have committed fornication with her, and have lived wantonly with her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning, And the Kings of the earth shall bewail her, & lament for her, which have committed fornication, & lived in pleasure with her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning, And the Kings of the earth, who have committed fornication, and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning:
18:10 standing far for dread of torments of her, saying, Woe! woe! that great city Babylon, and that strong city; for in one hour thy doom cometh. and shall stand afar off, for fear of her punishment, saying: Alas, Alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city: For at one hour is her judgment come. And shall stand afar off for fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, the great city Babylon, the mighty city: for in one hour is thy judgement come. Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city: for in one hour is thy judgement come.
18:11 And merchants of earth shall weep upon her, and mourn, for no man shall buy more the merchandise of them; And the merchants of the earth shall weep and wail in themselves, for no man will buy their ware any more, And the merchants of the earth shall weep and wail over her: for no man buyeth their ware any more. And the Merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her, for no man buyeth their merchandise any more.
18:12 the merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and margarites, and bis, and purple, and silk, and cotton, and each tree thyme, and all vessels of ivory, and all vessels of precious stone, and of brass, and iron, and marble. the ware of gold, and silver, and precious stones, neither of pearl, and raines, and purple, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and of iron, The ware of gold and silver, and of precious stone, and of pearls, and of fine linen, and of purple, and of silk, and of scarlet, & of all manner of Thyine wood, and of all vessels of ivory, and of all vessels of most precious wood, & of brass, and of iron, and of marble, The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all Thyine wood, and all manner vessels of Ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
18:13 and cinnamon, and of odourments, and ointments, and incense, and of wine, and oil, and flour, and wheat, and of work beasts, and sheep, and horses, and carts, and of servants, and of souls of men. and cinnamon. and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and bodies and souls of men. And of cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, & beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, & servants, and souls of men. And Cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, & wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.
18:14 And thine apples, the desires of thy life, went away from thee, and all fatted things, and full clear perished away from thee. And the apples that thy soul lusted after, are departed from thee. And all things which were dainty, and had in price are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more. (And the apples that thy soul lusted after, are departed from thee, & all things which were fat and excellent, are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more) And the fruits that thy soul lusted after, are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty, and goodly, are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.
18:15 And merchants of these things shall no more find these goods. They that be made rich of her, shall stand afar, for dread of torments of her, weeping, and mourning, The merchants of these things which were waxed rich shall stand afar off from her, for fear of the punishment of her, weeping and wailing, The merchants of these things which were waxed rich, shall stand afar off from her, for fear of her torment, weeping and wailing, The Merchants of these things which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing.
18:16 and saying, Woe! woe! that great city, that was clothed with bis, and purple, and red scarlet, and was over-gilt with gold, and precious stone, and margarites, and saying: alas alas, that great city, that was clothed in raines, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stone, and pearls: And saying, Alas, alas, the great city, that was clothed in fine linen and purple, and scarlet, and gilded with gold, and precious stone, and pearls. And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls:
18:17 for in one hour so many riches be destitute. And each governor, and all that ship into place, and mariners, and they that work in the sea, stood far, for at one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every ship governor, and all they that occupied ships, and shipmen which work in the sea, stood afar off, For in one hour so great riches are come to desolation. And every ship master, and all the people that occupy ships, and shipmen, and whosoever travail on the sea, shall stand afar off, For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,
18:18 and cried, seeing the place of burning of her, saying, What city is like to this great city? and cried, when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying: what city is like unto this great city? And cry, when they see the smoke of her burning, saying, What city was like unto this great city? And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city?
18:19 And they cast powder on their heads, and cried, weeping, and mourning, saying, Woe! woe! that great city, in which all that have ships in the sea be made rich of the prices of it; for in one hour it is desolate. And they cast dust on their heads, and cried weeping, and wailing, and saying: Alas Alas that great city wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea, by the reason of her ware, for at one hour is she made desolate. And they shall cast dust on their heads, and cry weeping, and wailing, & say, Alas, alas, the great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships on the sea by her costliness: for in one hour she is made desolate. And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping, and wailing, saying, Alas alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea, by reason of her costliness, for in one hour is she made desolate.
18:20 Heaven, and holy apostles, and prophets, glad ye on it, for God hath deemed your doom on it. Rejoice over her thou heaven, and ye holy Apostles, and prophets: for god hath given your judgment on her. O heaven, rejoice of her, and ye holy Apostles and Prophets: for God hath given your judgement on her. Rejoice over her thou heaven, and ye holy Apostles and Prophets, for God hath avenged you on her.
18:21 And one strong angel took up a stone, as a great millstone, and cast into the sea, saying, In this force that great city Babylon shall be sent, and now it shall no more be found. And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying: with such violence shall that great city Babylon be cast, and shall be found no more. Then a mighty Angel took up a stone like a great millstone, & cast it into the sea, saying, With such violence shall the great city Babylon be cast, and shall be found no more. And a mighty Angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.
18:22 And the voice of harpers, and of men of music, and singing with pipe and trump, shall no more be heard in it. And each craftsman, and each craft, shall no more be found in it. And the voice of a millstone shall no more be heard in thee, And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more in thee: and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee, and the sound of a mill shall be heard no more in thee, And the voice of harpers, & musicians, and of pipers, & trumpeters shall be heard no more in thee, and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee: and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more in thee. And the voice of harpers and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee: and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee: and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee:
18:23 and the light of the lantern shall no more shine in thee, and the voice of the husband and of the wife shall no more be heard in thee; for thy merchants were princes of the earth. For in thy witchcrafts all folks erred. and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride, shall be heard no more in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth. And with thine enchantment were deceived all nations: And the light of a candle shall shine no more in thee: and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth: and with thine enchantments were deceived all nations. And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy Merchants were the great men of the earth: for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.
18:24 And the blood of prophets and of saints is found in it, and of all men that be slain in earth. and in her was found the blood of the prophets, and of the saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth. And in her was found the blood of the Prophets, and of the Saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth. And in her was found the blood of Prophets, and of Saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.
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