Revelation 17:6
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English Standard Version
And I saw the woman, drunk with the blood of the saints, the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. When I saw her, I marveled greatly.

King James Bible
And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.

American Standard Version
And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I wondered with a great wonder.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And I wondered, when I had seen her, with great admiration.

English Revised Version
And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. And when I saw her, I wondered with a great wonder.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.

Weymouth New Testament
And I saw the woman drinking herself drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. And when I saw her I was filled with utter astonishment.

Revelation 17:6 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Saints - martyrs

The saints include the martyrs or witnesses, but the latter word emphasizes the testimony of the saints which has been the cause of their death. For martyr; see on 1 Peter 5:1.

Revelation 17:6 Parallel Commentaries

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drunken.

Revelation 13:7,15 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...

Revelation 16:6 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and you have given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.

Revelation 18:20-24 Rejoice over her, you heaven, and you holy apostles and prophets; for God has avenged you on her...

Daniel 7:21,25 I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and prevailed against them...

the martyrs.

Revelation 2:13 I know your works, and where you dwell, even where Satan's seat is: and you hold fast my name, and have not denied my faith...

Revelation 6:9,10 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God...

Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death.

Acts 22:20 And when the blood of your martyr Stephen was shed, I also was standing by, and consenting to his death...

I wondered.

Habakkuk 1:13 You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, and can not look on iniquity: why look you on them that deal treacherously...

Cross References
John 2:10
and said to him, "Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. But you have kept the good wine until now."

Revelation 2:13
"'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not deny my faith even in the days of Antipas my faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

Revelation 16:6
For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and you have given them blood to drink. It is what they deserve!"

Revelation 18:24
And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all who have been slain on earth."

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