Revelation 18:15
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New American Standard Bible
"The merchants of these things, who became rich from her, will stand at a distance because of the fear of her torment, weeping and mourning,

King James Bible
The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,

Darby Bible Translation
The merchants of these things, who had been enriched through her, shall stand afar off through fear of her torment, weeping and grieving,

World English Bible
The merchants of these things, who were made rich by her, will stand far away for the fear of her torment, weeping and mourning;

Young's Literal Translation
The merchants of these things, who were made rich by her, far off shall stand because of the fear of her torment, weeping, and sorrowing,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The merchants of these things - Who trafficked in these things, and who supplied the city with them, Revelation 18:11.

Which were made rich by her - By traffic with her.

Shall stand afar off - Revelation 18:10.

For fear of her torment - Struck with terror by her torment, so that they did not dare to approach her, Revelation 18:10.

Revelation 18:15 Parallel Commentaries

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Death Swallowed up in victory
Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory! D eath, simply considered, is no more than the cessation of life --that which was once living, lives no longer. But it has been the general, perhaps the universal custom of mankind, to personify it. Imagination gives death a formidable appearance, arms it with a dart, sting or scythe, and represents it as an active, inexorable and invincible reality. In this view death is a great devourer; with his iron tongue
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

"If So be that the Spirit of God Dwell in You. Now if any Man have not the Spirit of Christ, He is None of His. "
Rom. viii. 9.--"If so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his." "But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth?" 2 Chron. vi. 18. It was the wonder of one of the wisest of men, and indeed, considering his infinite highness above the height of heavens, his immense and incomprehensible greatness, that the heaven of heavens cannot contain him, and then the baseness, emptiness, and worthlessness of man, it may be a wonder to the
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Revelation 18:3
"For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the passion of her immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich by the wealth of her sensuality."

Revelation 18:10
standing at a distance because of the fear of her torment, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For in one hour your judgment has come.'

Revelation 18:11
"And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargoes any more--

Revelation 18:12
cargoes of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, and every kind of citron wood and every article of ivory and every article made from very costly wood and bronze and iron and marble,

Revelation 18:13
and cinnamon and spice and incense and perfume and frankincense and wine and olive oil and fine flour and wheat and cattle and sheep, and cargoes of horses and chariots and slaves and human lives.

Revelation 18:14
"The fruit you long for has gone from you, and all things that were luxurious and splendid have passed away from you and men will no longer find them.

Revelation 18:19
"And they threw dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea became rich by her wealth, for in one hour she has been laid waste!'

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