Chapter 17

This chapter contains another representation of those things that had been revealed before concerning the wickedness and ruin of antichrist. This antichrist had been before represented as a beast, and is now described as a great whore. And here, I. The apostle is invited to see this vile woman, Rev. 17:1, 2. II. He tells us what an appearance she made, Rev. 17:3-6. III. The mystery of it is explained to him, Rev. 17:7-12. And, IV. Her ruin foretold, Rev. 17:13-18