17 for in (A)one hour such great wealth has been laid (B)waste!’ And (C)every shipmaster and every [a]passenger and sailor, and all who [b]make their living by the sea, (D)stood at a distance, 18 and were (E)crying out as they (F)saw the smoke of her burning, saying, ‘(G)What city is like (H)the great city?’ 19 And they threw (I)dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, ‘(J)Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea (K)became rich from her prosperity, for in (L)one hour she has been laid (M)waste!’ 20 (N)Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you [c]saints and (O)apostles and prophets, because (P)God has [d]pronounced judgment for you against her.”

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  1. Revelation 18:17 Lit one who sails to a place
  2. Revelation 18:17 Lit work the sea
  3. Revelation 18:20 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
  4. Revelation 18:20 Lit judged your judgment of her

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