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Revelation 14:8 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A second angel[a] followed, saying: “It has fallen, Babylon the Great has fallen,[b] who made all nations drink the wine of her sexual immorality,[c] which brings wrath.”

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 14:8 Lit Another angel, a second
  2. Revelation 14:8 Other mss omit the second has fallen
  3. Revelation 14:8 Or wine of her passionate immorality

Revelation 16:19 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 The great city split into three parts, and the cities of the nations[a] fell. Babylon the Great was remembered in God’s presence; He gave her the cup filled with the wine of His fierce anger.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 16:19 Or the Gentile cities

Revelation 17:5 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

On her forehead a cryptic name was written:

BABYLON THE GREAT

THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES

AND OF THE VILE THINGS OF THE EARTH.

Revelation 17:18 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 And the woman you saw is the great city that has an empire[a] over the kings of the earth.”

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 17:18 Or has sovereignty or rulership

Revelation 18:2 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He cried in a mighty voice:

It has fallen,[a]
Babylon the Great has fallen!
She has become a dwelling for demons,
a haunt for every unclean spirit,
a haunt for every unclean bird,
and a haunt[b] for every unclean and despicable beast.[c]

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 18:2 Other mss omit It has fallen
  2. Revelation 18:2 Or prison
  3. Revelation 18:2 Other mss omit the words and a haunt for every unclean beast. The words and despicable then refer to the bird of the previous line.

Revelation 18:10 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

10 They will stand far off in fear of her torment, saying:

Woe, woe, the great city,
Babylon, the mighty city!
For in a single hour[a]
your judgment has come.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 18:10 Suddenly

Revelation 18:21 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The Finality of Babylon’s Fall

21 Then a mighty angel picked up a stone like a large millstone and threw it into the sea, saying:

In this way, Babylon the great city
will be thrown down violently
and never be found again.

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