Revelation 18:24

In her (en auth). In Rome. Was found (eureqh). First aorist passive indicative of euriskw. See Mark 16:6 ; Mark 17:6 for the blood already shed by Rome. Rome "butchered to make a Roman holiday" (Dill, Roman Society, p. 242) not merely gladiators, but prophets and saints from Nero's massacre A.D. 64 to Domitian and beyond. Of all that have been slain (pantwn twn espagmenwn). Perfect passive articular participle genitive plural of spazw, the verb used of the Lamb slain ( Mark 5:9 Mark 5:12 ; Mark 13:8 ). Cf. Matthew 23:35 about Jerusalem.