New American Standard Bible
and were crying out as they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What city is like the great city?'
King James Bible
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!
Darby Bible Translation
and cried, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to the great city?
World English Bible
and cried out as they looked at the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What is like the great city?'
Young's Literal Translation
and were crying, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to the great city?
Revelation 18:18 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And cried ... - That is, as they had a deep interest in it, they would, on their own account, as well as hers, lift up the voice of lamentation.What city is like unto this great city? - In her destruction. What calamity has ever come upon a city like this?
LibraryDeath 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. "
And they will make their voice heard over you And will cry bitterly. They will cast dust on their heads, They will wallow in ashes.
"Moreover, in their wailing they will take up a lamentation for you And lament over you: 'Who is like Tyre, Like her who is silent in the midst of the sea?
they worshiped the dragon because he gave his authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who is able to wage war with him?"
"And the smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever; they have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name."
The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon the great was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of His fierce wrath.
"And the kings of the earth, who committed acts of immorality and lived sensuously with her, will weep and lament over her when they see the smoke of her burning,
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.'
Jump to PreviousAfar Aloud Burning City Cried Crying Exclaim Great Smoke Stood
Jump to NextAfar Aloud Burning City Cried Crying Exclaim Great Smoke Stood
LinksRevelation 18:18 NIV
Revelation 18:18 NLT
Revelation 18:18 ESV
Revelation 18:18 NASB
Revelation 18:18 KJV
Revelation 18:18 Bible Apps
Revelation 18:18 Biblia Paralela
Revelation 18:18 Chinese Bible
Revelation 18:18 French Bible
Revelation 18:18 German Bible
Revelation 18:18 Commentaries