REVELATION 11:18

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.”

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Revelation 11:18 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
the τὰ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
nations ἔθνη A race (as of the same habit), i.e., a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan) nations
were angry, ὠργίσθησαν To provoke or enrage, i.e., (passively) become exasperated angry
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
thy σου Of thee, thy thy
wrath is ὀργή Properly, desire (as a reaching forth or excitement of the mind), i.e., (by analogy), violent passion (ire, or (justifiable) abhorrence); by implication punishment wrath
come, ἦλθεν To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) come
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
time of καιρὸς An occasion, i.e., set or proper time time
the τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
dead, νεκρῶν Dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun) dead
that they should be judged, κριθῆναι By implication, to try, condemn, punish should judged
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
that thou shouldest give δοῦναι To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) shouldest give
reward μισθὸν Pay for service (literally or figuratively), good or bad reward
unto thy σου Of thee, thy unto thy
servants δούλοις A slave (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary; frequently, therefore in a qualified sense of subjection or subserviency) servants
the τοῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
prophets, προφήταις A foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet prophets
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
to ἁγίοις Sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) to
the τοῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
saints, ἁγίοις Sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) saints
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
them τοῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) them
that fear φοβουμένοις To frighten, i.e., (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e., revere fear
thy σου Of thee, thy thy
name, ὄνομά A "name" (literally or figuratively) (authority, character) name
small μικροῖς Small (in size, quantity, number or (figuratively) dignity) small
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
great; μεγάλοις, Big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application) great
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
shouldest destroy διαφθεῖραι To rot thoroughly, i.e., (by implication) to ruin (passively, decay utterly, figuratively, pervert) shouldest destroy
them τοὺς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) them
which destroy διαφθείροντας To rot thoroughly, i.e., (by implication) to ruin (passively, decay utterly, figuratively, pervert) destroy
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
earth. γῆν Soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) earth

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  • 16  And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God,

  • 17  Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.

  • 18  And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.

  • 19  And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.




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