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Revelation 18:9 CSB

The World Mourns Babylon's Fall

9 The kings of the earth who have committed sexual immorality and lived luxuriously with her will weep and mourn over her when they see the smoke of her burning.

References for Revelation 18:9

      Study tools for Revelation 18:9

      • a 18:2 - Other mss omit It has fallen
      • b 18:2 - Rv 14:8; Isaiah 21:9
      • c 18:2 - Or prison
      • d 18:2 - Or prison
      • e 18:2 - Or prison
      • f 18:2 - Other mss omit the words and a haunt for every unclean beast. The words and despicable then refer to the bird of the previous line.
      • g 18:2 - Isaiah 13:20-22
      • h 18:3 - Other mss read have collapsed; other mss read have fallen
      • i 18:3 - Rv 14:8; 17:2
      • j 18:4 - Isaiah 52:11; Jr 50:8; 51:6,9,45; 2 Co 6:17
      • k 18:5 - Or sins have reached up
      • l 18:5 - Jr 51:9
      • m 18:6 - Jr 50:29
      • n 18:6 - Isaiah 40:2; Jr 16:18; 17:18
      • o 18:6 - Rv 14:8
      • p 18:7 - Isaiah 47:7-8
      • q 18:8 - Suddenly
      • r 18:10 - Suddenly
      • s 18:12 - Or bronze, or copper
      • t 18:13 - Other mss omit spice
      • u 18:13 - Or amomum, an aromatic plant
      • v 18:13 - Or perfume
      • w 18:13 - Or carriages; and slaves, namely, human beings
      • x 18:13 - Slaves; "bodies" was the Gk way of referring to slaves; "souls of men" was the Hb way.
      • y 18:13 - Gn 36:6; Nm 31:32-35; 1 Ch 5:21; Ezk 27:13
      • z 18:17 - Suddenly
      • { 18:18 - Ezk 27:32
      • | 18:19 - Ezk 27:30
      • } 18:19 - Rv 18:10, 16
      • ~ 18:19 - Suddenly
      •  18:20 - Rv 12:12
      • € 18:20 - Or God pronounced on her the judgment she passed on you; see Rv 18:6
      •  18:21 - Rv 5:2; 10:1
      • ‚ 18:21 - Jr 51:59-64
      • ƒ 18:21 - Rv 16:20; 18:11,14,22-23
      • „ 18:22 - Isaiah 24:8
      • … 18:23 - Jr 25:10
      • † 18:23 - Ancient sorcery or witchcraft often used spells and drugs. Here the term may be non-literal, that is, Babylon drugged the nations with her beauty and power.
      • ‡ 18:24 - Lit in her
      • ˆ 18:24 - Rv 6:10; 16:6