Revelation 19:1-5 CSB

Heaven Exults over Babylon

1 After this I heard something like the loud voice of a vast multitude in heaven, saying: Hallelujah!a Salvation, glory, and power belong to our God,

References for Revelation 19:1

    • a 19:1 - Lit Praise Yahweh; the Gk word is transliterated hallelujah from a Hb expression of praise and is used in many places in the OT, such as Ps 106:1.
      2 because His judgments are trueb and righteous,c because He has judged the notorious prostitute who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality; and He has avenged the blood of His servants that was on her hands.d

      References for Revelation 19:2

        • b 19:2 - Valid; see Jn 8:16; 19:35
        • c 19:2 - Rv 16:7; 15:3
        • d 19:2 - Rv 6:10; 16:6; 17:6; 18:24; Dt 32:43; 2 Kg 9:7
          3 A second time they said: Hallelujah!e Her smoke ascends forever and ever!f

          References for Revelation 19:3

            • e 19:3 - See note at Rv 19:1
            • f 19:3 - Isaiah 34:8-10; Rv 14:11
              4 Then the 24 elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God,g who is seated on the throne, saying: Amen! Hallelujah!h i

              References for Revelation 19:4

                • g 19:4 - Rv 5:8
                • h 19:4 - See note at Rv 19:1
                • i 19:4 - Ps 106:48
                  5 A voice came from the throne, saying: Praise our God, all you His servants, you who fear Him, both small and great!j

                  References for Revelation 19:5

                    • j 19:5 - Ps 115:13