Revelation 17:15
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English Standard Version
And the angel said to me, “The waters that you saw, where the prostitute is seated, are peoples and multitudes and nations and languages.

King James Bible
And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

American Standard Version
And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to me: The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sitteth, are peoples, and nations, and tongues.

English Revised Version
And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he saith to me, The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and languages.

Weymouth New Testament
He also said to me, "The waters which you have seen, on which the Harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes, nations and languages.

Revelation 17:15 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The waters

The explanation of the symbol given here is in accordance with Isaiah 8:7; Psalm 18:4, Psalm 18:16; Psalm 124:4.

Peoples and multitudes, etc.

See on 1 Peter 2:9; see on Mark 12:37.

Revelation 17:15 Parallel Commentaries

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The waters. See on ver.

Revelation 17:1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying to me, Come here...

Psalm 18:4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

Psalm 65:7 Which stills the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.

Psalm 93:3-4 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves...

Isaiah 8:7,8 Now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up on them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory...

Jeremiah 51:13,42,55 O you that dwell on many waters, abundant in treasures, your end is come, and the measure of your covetousness...

are.

Revelation 10:11 And he said to me, You must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.

Revelation 11:9 And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half...

Revelation 13:7,8 And it was given to him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues...

Cross References
Isaiah 8:7
therefore, behold, the Lord is bringing up against them the waters of the River, mighty and many, the king of Assyria and all his glory. And it will rise over all its channels and go over all its banks,

Jeremiah 47:2
"Thus says the LORD: Behold, waters are rising out of the north, and shall become an overflowing torrent; they shall overflow the land and all that fills it, the city and those who dwell in it. Men shall cry out, and every inhabitant of the land shall wail.

Ezekiel 31:4
The waters nourished it; the deep made it grow tall, making its rivers flow around the place of its planting, sending forth its streams to all the trees of the field.

Revelation 5:9
And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Revelation 17:1
Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and said to me, "Come, I will show you the judgment of the great prostitute who is seated on many waters,

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