29 “All (A)who handle the oar,
The mariners,
All the pilots of the sea
Will come down from their ships and stand on the [a]shore.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 27:29 Lit. land

17 (A)For in one hour such great riches [a]came to nothing.’ (B)Every shipmaster, all who travel by ship, sailors, and as many as trade on the sea, stood at a distance 18 (C)and cried out when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, (D)‘What is like this great city?’

19 (E)“They threw dust on their heads and cried out, weeping and wailing, and saying, ‘Alas, alas, that great city, in which all who had ships on the sea became rich by her wealth! (F)For in one hour she [b]is made desolate.’

20 (G)“Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you [c]holy apostles and prophets, for (H)God has avenged you on her!”

Finality of Babylon’s Fall

21 Then a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, (I)“Thus with violence the great city Babylon shall be thrown down, and (J)shall not be found anymore. 22 (K)The sound of harpists, musicians, flutists, and trumpeters shall not be heard in you anymore. No craftsman of any craft shall be found in you anymore, and the sound of a millstone shall not be heard in you anymore. 23 (L)The light of a lamp shall not shine in you anymore, (M)and the voice of bridegroom and bride shall not be heard in you anymore. For (N)your merchants were the great men of the earth, (O)for by your sorcery all the nations were deceived. 24 And (P)in her was found the blood of prophets and saints, and of all who (Q)were slain on the earth.”

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 18:17 have been laid waste
  2. Revelation 18:19 have been laid waste
  3. Revelation 18:20 NU, M saints and apostles

10 Yes, I will make many peoples astonished at you, and their kings shall be horribly afraid of you when I brandish My sword before them; and (A)they shall tremble every moment, every man for his own life, in the day of your fall.

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16 Then all the (A)princes of the sea will (B)come down from their thrones, lay aside their robes, and take off their embroidered garments; they will clothe themselves with trembling; (C)they will sit on the ground, (D)tremble every moment, and (E)be astonished at you.

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