Revelation 18:23
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English Standard Version
and the light of a lamp will shine in you no more, and the voice of bridegroom and bride will be heard in you no more, for your merchants were the great ones of the earth, and all nations were deceived by your sorcery.

King James Bible
And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.

American Standard Version
and the light of a lamp shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the princes of the earth; for with thy sorcery were all the nations deceived.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the light of the lamp shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth, for all nations have been deceived by thy enchantments.

English Revised Version
and the light of a lamp shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the princes of the earth; for with thy sorcery were all the nations deceived.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the light of a candle shall shine no more in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.

Weymouth New Testament
Never again shall the light of a lamp shine in thee, and never again shall the voice of a bridegroom or of a bride be heard in thee. For thy merchants were the great men of the earth, and with the magic which thou didst practise all nations were led astray.

Revelation 18:23 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Bridegroom - bride

Compare Jeremiah 25:10.

Great men (μεγιστᾶνες)

Rev., princes. See on Revelation 6:15.

By thy sorceries (ἐν τῇ φαρμακείᾳ σου)

See on Revelation 9:21. Rev., more literally, with thy sorcery.

Were deceived (ἐπλανήθησαν)

Or led astray. See on Mark 12:24.

Revelation 18:23 Parallel Commentaries

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the light.

Revelation 22:5 And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God gives them light...

Job 21:17 How oft is the candle of the wicked put out! and how oft comes their destruction on them! God distributes sorrows in his anger.

Proverbs 4:18,19 But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shines more and more to the perfect day...

Proverbs 24:20 For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.

the voice. See on ver.

Revelation 18:22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in you; and no craftsman...

thy merchants.

Revelation 18:3,11-19 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her...

Isaiah 23:8 Who has taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes...

Ezekiel 27:24,25,33,34 These were your merchants in all sorts of things, in blue clothes, and broidered work, and in chests of rich apparel, bound with cords...

for.

Revelation 18:3,9 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her...

Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceives the whole world...

Revelation 13:13-16 And he does great wonders, so that he makes fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men...

Revelation 17:2,5 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication...

Revelation 21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters...

Revelation 22:15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and fornicators, and murderers, and idolaters, and whoever loves and makes a lie.

2 Kings 9:22 And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu? And he answered, What peace...

Isaiah 47:9 But these two things shall come to you in a moment in one day, the loss of children, and widowhood...

Nahum 3:4 Because of the multitude of the prostitutions of the well favored harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts...

Acts 8:11 And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries.

Cross References
Isaiah 23:8
Who has purposed this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose merchants were princes, whose traders were the honored of the earth?

Isaiah 47:9
These two things shall come to you in a moment, in one day; the loss of children and widowhood shall come upon you in full measure, in spite of your many sorceries and the great power of your enchantments.

Jeremiah 7:34
And I will silence in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, for the land shall become a waste.

Jeremiah 16:9
For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will silence in this place, before your eyes and in your days, the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride.

Jeremiah 25:10
Moreover, I will banish from them the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the grinding of the millstones and the light of the lamp.

Nahum 3:4
And all for the countless whorings of the prostitute, graceful and of deadly charms, who betrays nations with her whorings, and peoples with her charms.

Revelation 6:15
Then the kings of the earth and the great ones and the generals and the rich and the powerful, and everyone, slave and free, hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains,

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