11 But refuse to put younger widows on the list, for when they feel (A)sensual desires in disregard of Christ, they want to get married,

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For all the nations [a]have drunk of the (A)wine of the [b]passion of her immorality, and (B)the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality with her, and the (C)merchants of the earth have become rich by the [c]wealth of her [d](D)sensuality.”

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  1. Revelation 18:3 Two early ancient mss read have fallen by
  2. Revelation 18:3 Lit wrath
  3. Revelation 18:3 Lit power
  4. Revelation 18:3 Or luxury

(A)To the degree that she glorified herself and (B)lived [a]sensuously, to the same degree give her torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, ‘(C)I sit as a queen and I am not a widow, and will never see mourning.’

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  1. Revelation 18:7 Or luxuriously

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