11 “And the (A)merchants of the earth (B)weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargo any more— 12 cargo of (C)gold, silver, precious [a]stones, and pearls; fine linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; every kind of citron wood, every article of ivory, and every article made from very valuable wood, [b]bronze, iron, and marble; 13 cinnamon, [c]spice, incense, perfume, frankincense, wine, olive oil, fine flour, wheat, cattle, sheep, and cargo of horses, carriages, [d]slaves, and (D)human lives. 14 The fruit [e]you long for has left you, and all things that were luxurious and splendid have passed away from you and people will no longer find them. 15 The (E)merchants of (F)these things, who became rich from her, will (G)stand at a distance because of the fear of her torment, weeping and mourning, 16 saying, ‘(H)Woe, woe, (I)the great city, she who (J)was clothed in fine linen and purple and scarlet, and [f]adorned with gold, precious [g]stones, and pearls; 17 for in (K)one hour such great wealth has been laid (L)waste!’ And (M)every shipmaster and every [h]passenger and sailor, and all who [i]make their living by the sea, (N)stood at a distance,

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  1. Revelation 18:12 Lit stone
  2. Revelation 18:12 Or brass
  3. Revelation 18:13 Gr amomon, an Indian spice plant
  4. Revelation 18:13 Lit bodies
  5. Revelation 18:14 Lit of your soul’s desire
  6. Revelation 18:16 Lit gilded
  7. Revelation 18:16 Lit stone and pearl
  8. Revelation 18:17 Lit one who sails to a place
  9. Revelation 18:17 Lit work the sea

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