Rev. 18:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
And
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
he cried
krazo (Greek #2896)
properly, to "croak" (as a raven) or scream, i.e. (genitive case) to call aloud (shriek, exclaim, intreat)
KJV usage: cry (out).
Pronounce: krad'-zo
Origin: a primary verb
mightily
ischus (Greek #2479)
forcefulness (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: ability, might(-ily), power, strength.
Pronounce: is-khoos'
Origin: from a derivative of ἰς (force; compare ἔσχον, a form of 2192)
with
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
a strong
megas (Greek #3173)
big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application)
KJV usage: (+ fear) exceedingly, great(-est), high, large, loud, mighty, + (be) sore (afraid), strong, X to years.
Pronounce: meg'-as
Origin: (including the prolonged forms, feminine μεγάλη, plural μεγάλοι, etc.; compare also 3176, 3187)
voice
phone (Greek #5456)
a tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication, an address (for any purpose), saying or language
KJV usage: noise, sound, voice.
Pronounce: fo-nay'
Origin: probably akin to 5316 through the idea of disclosure
, saying
lego (Greek #3004)
properly, to "lay" forth, i.e. (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas 2036 and 5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while 4483 is properly to break silence merely, and 2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean
KJV usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say(-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
Pronounce: leg'-o
Origin: a primary verb
, Babylon
Babulon (Greek #897)
Babylon, the capitol of Chaldaea (literally or figuratively (as a type of tyranny))
KJV usage: Babylon.
Pronounce: bab-oo-lone'
Origin: of Hebrew origin (0894)
l the great
megas (Greek #3173)
big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application)
KJV usage: (+ fear) exceedingly, great(-est), high, large, loud, mighty, + (be) sore (afraid), strong, X to years.
Pronounce: meg'-as
Origin: (including the prolonged forms, feminine μεγάλη, plural μεγάλοι, etc.; compare also 3176, 3187)
is fallen
pipto (Greek #4098)
(which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); probably akin to 4072 through the idea of alighting; to fall (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: fail, fall (down), light on.
Pronounce: pip'-to
Origin: πέτω (pet'-o)
, is fallen
pipto (Greek #4098)
(which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); probably akin to 4072 through the idea of alighting; to fall (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: fail, fall (down), light on.
Pronounce: pip'-to
Origin: πέτω (pet'-o)
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
is become
ginomai (Greek #1096)
to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.)
KJV usage: arise, be assembled, be(-come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, X soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought.
Pronounce: ghin'-om-ahee
Origin: a prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb
m the habitation
katoiketerion (Greek #2732)
a dwelling-place
KJV usage: habitation.
Pronounce: kat-oy-kay-tay'-ree-on
Origin: from a derivative of 2730
of devils
daimon (Greek #1142)
a dæmon or supernatural spirit (of a bad nature)
KJV usage: devil.
Pronounce: dah'-ee-mown
Origin: from δαίω (to distribute fortunes)
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
the hold
phulake (Greek #5438)
a guarding or (concretely, guard), the act, the person; figuratively, the place, the condition, or (specially), the time (as a division of day or night), literally or figuratively
KJV usage: cage, hold, (im-)prison(-ment), ward, watch.
Pronounce: foo-lak-ay'
Origin: from 5442
of every
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
foul
akathartos (Greek #169)
impure (ceremonially, morally (lewd) or specially, (demonic))
KJV usage: foul, unclean.
Pronounce: ak-ath'-ar-tos
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of 2508 (meaning cleansed)
spirit
pneuma (Greek #4151)
a current of air, i.e. breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e. (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit
KJV usage: ghost, life, spirit(-ual, -ually), mind. Compare 5590.
Pronounce: pnyoo'-mah
Origin: from 4154
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
a cage
phulake (Greek #5438)
a guarding or (concretely, guard), the act, the person; figuratively, the place, the condition, or (specially), the time (as a division of day or night), literally or figuratively
KJV usage: cage, hold, (im-)prison(-ment), ward, watch.
Pronounce: foo-lak-ay'
Origin: from 5442
of every
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
unclean
akathartos (Greek #169)
impure (ceremonially, morally (lewd) or specially, (demonic))
KJV usage: foul, unclean.
Pronounce: ak-ath'-ar-tos
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of 2508 (meaning cleansed)
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
hateful
miseo (Greek #3404)
to detest (especially to persecute); by extension, to love less
KJV usage: hate(-ful).
Pronounce: mis-eh'-o
Origin: from a primary μῖσος (hatred)
bird
orneon (Greek #3732)
a birdling
KJV usage: bird, fowl.
Pronounce: or'-neh-on
Origin: neuter of a presumed derivative of 3733
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cried.
Babylon.
Rev. 18:10,21• 10standing afar off, through fear of her torment, saying, Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! for in one hour thy judgment is come.
21And a strong angel took up a stone, as a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall Babylon the great city be cast down, and shall be found no more at all;
(Rev. 18:10,21)
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Rev. 14:8• 8And another, a second, angel followed, saying, Great Babylon has fallen, has fallen, which of the wine of the fury of her fornication has made all nations drink. (Rev. 14:8)
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Rev. 16:19• 19And the great city was divided into three parts; and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon was remembered before God to give her the cup of the wine of the fury of his wrath. (Rev. 16:19)
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Rev. 17:5,18• 5and upon her forehead a name written, Mystery, great Babylon, the mother of the harlots, and of the abominations of the earth.
18And the woman which thou sawest is the great city, which has kingship over the kings of the earth.
(Rev. 17:5,18)
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Isa. 13:19• 19And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldeans' pride, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. (Isa. 13:19)
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Isa. 21:9• 9--And behold, there cometh a chariot of men; horsemen by pairs. And he answered and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground. (Isa. 21:9)
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Jer. 51:8,60‑64• 8Babylon is suddenly fallen and ruined. Howl over her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.
60And Jeremiah wrote in a book all the evil that should come upon Babylon, all these words that are written against Babylon.
61And Jeremiah said to Seraiah, When thou comest to Babylon, see that thou read all these words;
62and say, Jehovah, thou hast spoken concerning this place, that thou wilt cut it off, so that none shall dwell in it, neither man nor beast, but that it shall be desolate for ever.
63And it shall be, when thou hast ended reading this book, that thou shalt bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of the Euphrates;
64and shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise, because of the evil that I will bring upon it: and they shall be weary. Thus far the words of Jeremiah.
(Jer. 51:8,60‑64)
become.
Lev. 11:13‑19• 13And these shall ye have in abomination of the fowls; they shall not be eaten; an abomination shall they be: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the sea-eagle,
14and the falcon, and the kite, after its kind;
15every raven after its kind;
16and the female ostrich and the male ostrich, and the sea-gull, and the hawk, after its kind;
17and the owl, and the gannet, and the ibis,
18and the swan, and the pelican, and the carrion vulture,
19and the stork; the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe, and the bat.
(Lev. 11:13‑19)
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Isa. 13:20‑22• 20It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in, even to generation and generation; nor shall Arabian pitch tent there, nor shepherds make fold there.
21But beasts of the desert shall lie there, and their houses shall be full of owls; and ostriches shall dwell there, and wild goats shall dance there.
22And jackals shall cry to one another in their palaces, and wild dogs in the pleasant castles. And her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.
(Isa. 13:20‑22)
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Isa. 14:23• 23And I will make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water; and I will sweep it with the besom of destruction, saith Jehovah of hosts. (Isa. 14:23)
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Isa. 21:8• 8And he cried as a lion, Lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights. (Isa. 21:8)
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Isa. 34:11‑15• 11And the pelican and the bittern shall possess it, and the great owl and the raven shall dwell in it. And he shall stretch out upon it the line of waste, and the plummets of emptiness.
12Of her nobles who should proclaim the kingdom, none are there; and all her princes shall be nought.
13And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in her fortresses; and it shall be a dwelling-place of wild dogs, a court for ostriches.
14And there shall the beasts of the desert meet with the jackals, and the wild goat shall cry to his fellow; the lilith also shall settle there, and find for herself a place of rest.
15There shall the arrow-snake make her nest, and lay, and hatch, and gather under her shadow; there also shall the vultures be gathered one with another.
(Isa. 34:11‑15)
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Jer. 50:39‑40• 39Therefore wild beasts of the desert with jackals shall dwell there, and ostriches shall dwell therein; and it shall be no more inhabited for ever, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation.
40As when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and their neighbour cities, saith Jehovah, no one shall dwell there, neither shall a son of man sojourn therein.
(Jer. 50:39‑40)
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Jer. 51:37• 37And Babylon shall become heaps, a dwelling-place of jackals, an astonishment, and a hissing, without inhabitant. (Jer. 51:37)
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Mark 5:3‑5• 3who had his dwelling in the tombs; and no one was able to bind him, not even with chains;
4because he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been torn asunder by him, and the fetters were shattered; and no one was able to subdue him.
5And continually night and day, in the tombs and in the mountains, he was crying and cutting himself with stones.
(Mark 5:3‑5)
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Luke 8:27‑28• 27And as he got out of the ship on the land, a certain man out of the city met him, who had demons a long time, and put on no clothes, and did not abide in a house, but in the tombs.
28But seeing Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus Son of the Most High God? I beseech thee torment me not.
(Luke 8:27‑28)
 the Papacy, which for ages has claimed to be exclusively the church of God, and thus " the habitation of God through the Spirit," will, in its terrible end, " become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird." (Revelation 18: The Great City Babylon by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And he cried with a strong voice, saying, Great Babylon has fallen, has fallen, and has become the habitation of demons, and a holdf of every unclean spirit, and a holdf of every unclean and hated bird;

JND Translation Notes

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Or "prison," where they are confined.

W. Kelly Translation

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And he cried with a strong voice, saying, Fallen [fallen] is Babylon the great, and is become a habitation of demons, and a haunt of every unclean spirit, and a haunt of every unclean and hated bird1.

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[whole verse]: There are various insertions and omissions in the copies which call for no special notice here. (Bible Treasury 14:224)
he cried: ἐκέκραξεν A. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.49)
^ with a strong voice: ἐν (B. 2. 7. 8. 13. 14. 32. 33. 34. 35. 39. 41. 43. 48. 50.... 87. 92. 94. 95. 97. Are., cat. omit) ἰσχ. φ. A., about twenty mss., Compl., Am. Fuld. Lipss. Demid., Vv.; ἐν ἰσχ. φ. μεγάλῃ 12. Hipp.; ἐν ἰοχ. φ. κ. μ. 36. Prim. ἰσχμρὰν φωνήν 16. 22. 30. 39. 40. 47.... 93. 98.; ἐν ἰσχύϊ φωνῆ μ. a few cursives, Rec. (Vulg., Tisch. = ἐν ἰσχύϊ.). (Rev. of John, 1860, p.49)
^with a strong voice: Rec. ἐν ἰσχύι, φ. μ., the edd. ἐν ἰσχυρᾷ φ. (Prospect 1:162)
^ with a strong voice: it should be "cried with a strong voice," not ἴσχυϊ φ. μ. as in the Received Text without known authority, but ἰσχυρᾷ φ. with the best and most. (Bible Treasury 14:224)
[fallen]: ἔπ. twice, A. and, it would seem, the majority of mss., Vulg., Syr. Slav., Hipp., Tisch.; once, B., about thirty mss., Cop., Æth., Arr., Slav.3.4.10. Are., cat., Prim. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.49)
[fallen]: Matthiae omits ἔπεσε, Treg. hesitates. (Prospect 1:162)
[fallen]: A and many cursives and versions have ἔπεσεν "is fallen" twice, P has it thrice; but א B, very many cursives and old versions and writers, read it but once. (Bible Treasury 14:224)
Babylon the: ἠ Βαβ. B. 14. etc., 92. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.49)
of demons: δαιμονίων A B. 95.; -όνων almost all cursives, Hipp., And., Are., cat. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.49)
of demons: Ln. Tisch. and edd. δαιμονίων. (Prospect 1:162)
haunt... unclean... haunt... unclean: "Hold" = φ. the prison where they are forcibly kept. "Foul" and "unclean" in the Authorized Version represent ἀκαθάρτου. (Bible Treasury 14:224)
^spirit: καὶ μεμισημένου after 1st ἀκαθ. A. 16. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.49)
^spirit: Ln. πν. ἀ. καὶ μεμισημένου. (Prospect 1:162) a haunt of every unclean and hated bird: Some, as 32. etc., omit κ. φ. π. πν. ἀκ., others, as 7. 12. 14. 31. 48., κ. φ. π. ὀρ. ἀκ. [κ. μ.] (Rev. of John, 1860, p.49)
bird: θηρίου A. for ὀρνέου. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.49)