30 The king [a]reflected and said, ‘Is this not Babylon the (A)great, which I myself have built as a royal [b]residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?’

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  1. Daniel 4:30 Lit answered
  2. Daniel 4:30 Lit house

11 “And the (A)merchants of the earth (B)weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargoes any more— 12 cargoes of (C)gold and silver and precious [a]stones and pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, and every kind of citron wood and every article of ivory and every article made from very costly wood and [b]bronze and iron and marble, 13 and cinnamon and [c]spice and incense and perfume and frankincense and wine and olive oil and fine flour and wheat and cattle and sheep, and cargoes of horses and chariots and [d]slaves and [e](D)human lives. 14 The fruit [f]you long for has gone from you, and all things that were luxurious and splendid have passed away from you and men 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 [g]adorned with gold and precious [h]stones and pearls;

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  1. Revelation 18:12 Lit stone
  2. Revelation 18:12 Or brass
  3. Revelation 18:13 Gr amomon
  4. Revelation 18:13 Lit bodies
  5. Revelation 18:13 Lit souls of people (Gr anthropoi)
  6. Revelation 18:14 Lit of your soul’s desire
  7. Revelation 18:16 Lit gilded
  8. Revelation 18:16 Lit stone and pearl

19 And they threw (A)dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, ‘(B)Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea (C)became rich by her [a]wealth, for in (D)one hour she has been laid (E)waste!’

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  1. Revelation 18:19 Lit costliness

21 Then [a]a (A)strong angel (B)took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, “So will Babylon, (C)the great city, be thrown down with violence, and (D)will not be found any longer.

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  1. Revelation 18:21 Lit one

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