Revelation 18:18
New International Version
When they see the smoke of her burning, they will exclaim, 'Was there ever a city like this great city?'

New Living Translation
They will cry out as they watch the smoke ascend, and they will say, “Where is there another city as great as this?”

English Standard Version
and cried out as they saw the smoke of her burning, “What city was like the great city?”

Berean Study Bible
and cry out at the sight of the smoke rising from the fire that consumes her. ’What city was ever like this great city?’ they will exclaim.

Berean Literal Bible
and were crying out, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What is like the great city?'

New American Standard Bible
and were crying out as they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What city is like the great city?'

New King James Version
and cried out when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, ‘What is like this great city?’

King James Bible
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!

Christian Standard Bible
as they watched the smoke from her burning and kept crying out: "Who was like the great city?"

Contemporary English Version
When they saw the smoke from her fire, they shouted, "This was the greatest city ever!"

Good News Translation
and cried out as they saw the smoke from the flames that consumed her: "There never has been another city like this great city!"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
as they watched the smoke from her burning and kept crying out: "Who is like the great city?"

International Standard Version
When they saw the smoke rising from the fire that consumed her, they began to cry out, "What city was like that great city?"

NET Bible
and began to shout when they saw the smoke from the fire that burned her up, "Who is like the great city?"

New Heart English Bible
and exclaimed as they looked at the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What is like the great city?'

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they lamented her when they saw the smoke of her burning and they were saying, “Who is like The Great City?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When they saw the smoke rise from her raging fire, they repeatedly cried out, 'Was there ever a city as important as this?'

New American Standard 1977
and were crying out as they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, ‘What city is like the great city?’

Jubilee Bible 2000
and cried out when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city was like unto this great city!

King James 2000 Bible
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!

American King James Version
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to this great city!

American Standard Version
and cried out as they looked upon the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like the great city?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And cried, seeing the place of her burning, saying: What city is like to this great city?

Darby Bible Translation
and cried, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What [city] is like to the great city?

English Revised Version
and cried out as they looked upon the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like the great city?

Webster's Bible Translation
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like this great city!

Weymouth New Testament
stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, 'What city is like this 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?
Study Bible
Lament over Babylon
17For in a single hour such fabulous wealth has been destroyed!” Every shipmaster, passenger, and sailor, and all who make their living from the sea, will stand at a distance 18and cry out at the sight of the smoke rising from the fire that consumes her, saying, ‘What city was ever like this great city?’ 19Then they will throw dust on their heads as they weep and mourn and cry out: “Woe, woe to the great city, where all who had ships on the sea were enriched by her wealth! For in a single hour she has been destroyed.”…
Cross References
Ezekiel 27:30
They will raise their voices for you and cry out bitterly. They will throw dust on their heads and roll in ashes.

Ezekiel 27:32
As they wail and mourn over you, they will take up a lament for you: Who was ever like Tyre, silenced in the middle of the sea?

Revelation 13:4
They worshiped the dragon who had given authority to the beast, and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who can wage war against it?"

Revelation 14:11
And the smoke of their torment will rise forever and ever. Day and night there will be no rest for those who worship the beast and its image, or for anyone who receives the mark of its name."

Revelation 16:19
The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations collapsed. And God remembered Babylon the great and gave her the cup of the wine of the fury of His wrath.

Revelation 18:9
Then the kings of the earth who committed sexual immorality and lived in luxury with her will weep and wail at the sight of the smoke rising from the fire that consumes her.

Revelation 18:10
In fear of her torment, they will stand at a distance and cry out: "Woe, woe to the great city, the mighty city of Babylon! For in a single hour your judgment has come."

Revelation 18:16
saying: "Woe, woe to the great city, clothed in fine linen and purple and scarlet, adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls!

Treasury of Scripture

And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to this great city!

when.

Revelation 18:9
And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

What.

Revelation 18:10
Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

Revelation 13:4
And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

Isaiah 23:8,9
Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth? …







Lexicon
and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

cry out
ἔκραζον (ekrazon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2896: To cry aloud, shriek. A primary verb; properly, to 'croak' or scream, i.e. to call aloud.

at the sight
βλέποντες (blepontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 991: (primarily physical), I look, see, perceive, discern. A primary verb; to look at.

of the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

smoke [rising]
καπνὸν (kapnon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2586: Smoke. Of uncertain affinity; smoke.

from
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

the fire that consumes
πυρώσεως (pyrōseōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4451: A burning, trial, fiery test. From puroo; ignition, i.e., smelting.

her,
αὐτῆς (autēs)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

saying,
λέγοντες (legontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

‘What [city was ever]
Τίς (Tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

like
ὁμοία (homoia)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3664: Like, similar to, resembling, of equal rank. From the base of homou; similar.

[this]
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

great
μεγάλῃ (megalē)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3173: Large, great, in the widest sense.

city?’
πόλει (polei)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4172: A city, the inhabitants of a city. Probably from the same as polemos, or perhaps from polus; a town.
Verse 18. - And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying. The same description as in ver. 9 (which see). What city is like unto this great city! (cf. Ezekiel 27:32, "And lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?"). 18:9-19 The mourners had shared Babylon's sensual pleasures, and gained by her wealth and trade. The kings of the earth, whom she flattered into idolatry, allowing them to be tyrannical over their subjects, while obedient to her; and the merchants, those who trafficked for her indulgences, pardons, and honours; these mourn. Babylon's friends partook her sinful pleasures and profits, but are not willing to share her plagues. The spirit of antichrist is a worldly spirit, and that sorrow is a mere worldly sorrow; they do not lament for the anger of God, but for the loss of outward comforts. The magnificence and riches of the ungodly will avail them nothing, but will render the vengeance harder to be borne. The spiritual merchandise is here alluded to, when not only slaves, but the souls of men, are mentioned as articles of commerce, to the destroying the souls of millions. Nor has this been peculiar to the Roman antichrist, and only her guilt. But let prosperous traders learn, with all their gains, to get the unsearchable riches of Christ; otherwise; even in this life, they may have to mourn that riches make to themselves wings and fly away, and that all the fruits their souls lusted after, are departed from them. Death, at any rate, will soon end their commerce, and all the riches of the ungodly will be exchanged, not only for the coffin and the worm, but for the fire that cannot be quenched.
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