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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Revelation 18:24


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    King James Bible - Revelation 18:24

    And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.

    World English Bible

    In her was found the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all who have been slain on the earth."

    Douay-Rheims - Revelation 18:24

    And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.

    Greek Textus Receptus


    και
    2532 εν 1722 αυτη 846 αιμα 129 προφητων 4396 και 2532 αγιων 40 ευρεθη 2147 5681 και 2532 παντων 3956 των 3588 εσφαγμενων 4969 5772 επι 1909 της 3588 γης 1093

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    VERSE (24) -
    Re 11:7; 16:6; 17:6; 19:2 Jer 2:34 Eze 22:9,12,27 Da 7:21 Mt 23:27

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 18:24

    Y en ella es hallada la sangre de profetas y de santos, y de todos los que han sido muertos en la tierra.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - Revelation 18:24

    Verse 24. In her was found the
    blood of prophets, &c.] She was the persecutor and murderer of prophets and of righteous men.

    And of all that were slain upon the earth.] This refers to her counsels and influence, exciting other nations and people to persecute and destroy the real followers of God. There is no city to which all these things are yet applicable, therefore we may presume that the prophecy remains yet to be fulfilled.

    Bishop Bale, who applies this, as before, to the Romish Church, has, on ver. 22, given some information to the curious antiquary.

    "But be certaine," says he, "and sure, thou myserable Church, that thou shalt no longer enjoy the commodious pleasures of a free cittye. - The merry noyes of them that play upon harpes, lutes, and fidels; the sweet voice of musicians that sing with virginals, vials, and chimes; the armony of them that pipe in recorders, flutes, and drums; and the shirle showt of trumpets, waits, and shawmes, shall no more be heard in thee to the delight of men. Neyther shall the sweet organs containing the melodious noyse of all maner of instruments and byrdes be plaied upon, nor the great belles be rong after that, nor yet the fresh discant, prick-song, counter-point, and faburden be called for in thee, which art the very sinagog of Sathan. Thy lascivious armonye, and delectable musique, much provoking the weake hartes of men to meddle in thy abhominable whordom, by the wantonnes of idolatry in that kinde, shall perish with thee for ever. No cunning artificer, carver, paynter, nor gilder, embroderer, goldsmith, nor silk- worker; with such other like of what occupacion soever they be, or have bene to thy commodity, shall never more be found so agayne.

    "Copes, cruettes, candelstickes, miters, crosses, sensers, crismatoris, corporasses, and chalices, which for thy whorishe holines might not somtime be touched, will than for thy sake be abhorred of all men. Never more shall be builded for marchants of thi livery and mark, palaces, temples, abbeys, collages, covents, chauntries, fair houses, and horcherds of plesure. The clapping noise of neyther wyndmil, horsemil, nor watermil, shal any more be heard to the gluttenous feeding of thy puffed up porklings, for the maintenaunce of thine idle observacions and ceremonies. For thy mitred marchaunts were sumtimes princes of the earth, whan they reigned in their roialty. Thy shorn shavelinges were lordes over the multitude whan they held their priestly authority over the soules and bodies of men. Yea, and with thy privy legerdemain, with thy juggling castes, with thy craftes and inchauntmentes of thy subtile charmes, were all nacions of the world deceyved." This is very plain language, and thus on all hands a monstrous system of superstition and idolatry was attacked by our Reformers; and with these unfurbished weapons, directed by the Spirit of the living God, popery was driven from the throne, from the bench, from the universities, and from the churches of this favoured kingdom. And by a proper application of Scripture, and by the universal diffusion of the word of God, it may be soon driven from the face of the universe. And when the inventions of men are separated from that Church, and it becomes truly regenerated, (and of this it is highly capable, as, among its monstrous errors and absurdities, it contains all the essential truths of God,) it will become a praise and a glory in the earth. Protestants wish not its destruction, but its reformation.

    Some there may be, who, in their zeal for truth, would pull the whole edifice to pieces; but this is not God's method: he destroys what is evil, and saves what is good. It is reformation, not annihilation, that this Church needs.


    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 24. And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints , etc.] Such as before mentioned, in ( Revelation 18:20) this is another reason of her destruction, besides her luxury and idolatry, namely, her shedding the blood of the saints, with which she is said to be drunk, and therefore blood is now given her to drink, ( Revelation 17:6 16:6) for she will now be found guilty of slaying the witnesses, who are meant by the prophets and saints, that have been from the beginning of the apostasy: and of all that were slain upon the earth : not only of those that have been slain in the city of Rome, but of all those that have been slain throughout the empire; they being slain by her order, or with her consent, and she conniving at it, encouraging it, and therefore will be justly chargeable with it all; (see Matthew 23:31,32,35) the Ethiopic version adds, for the name of Christ.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 20-24 - That which is matter of rejoicing to the
    servants of God on earth, i matter of rejoicing to the angels in heaven. The apostles, who ar honoured and daily worshipped at Rome in an idolatrous manner, wil rejoice in her fall. The fall of Babylon was an act of God's justice And because it was a final ruin, this enemy should never molest the any more; of this they were assured by a sign. Let us take warning from the things which brought others to destruction, and let us set ou affections on things above, when we consider the changeable nature of earthly things __________________________________________________________________


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    και
    2532 CONJ εν 1722 PREP αυτη 846 P-DSF αιμα 129 N-ASN προφητων 4396 N-GPM και 2532 CONJ αγιων 40 A-GPM ευρεθη 2147 5681 V-API-3S και 2532 CONJ παντων 3956 A-GPM των 3588 T-GPM εσφαγμενων 4969 5772 V-RPP-GPM επι 1909 PREP της 3588 T-GSF γης 1093 N-GSF


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