|English Standard Version (© 2001)|
Then the kings of the earth and the great ones and the generals and the rich and the powerful, and everyone, slave and free, hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains,
King James Bible
And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;
American Standard Version
And the kings of the earth, and the princes, and the chief captains, and the rich, and the strong, and every bondman and freeman, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains;
Young's Literal Translation
and the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich, and the chiefs of thousands, and the mighty, and every servant, and every freeman, hid themselves in the dens, and in the rocks of the mountains,
Revelation 6:15 Additional TranslationsVincent's Word Studies
Of the earth
See on Revelation 6:10.
Great men (μεγιστᾶνες)
Rev., princes. See on high captains, Mark 6:21.
Chief captains (χιλίαρχοι)
See on Mark 6:21, and see on centurion, Luke 7:2.
The mighty (οἱ δυνατοὶ)
The best texts read οἱ ἰσχυροὶ. Rev., the strong. For the difference in meaning, see on the kindred words δύναμις and ἰσχύς might and power, 2 Peter 2:11.
Every free man
Omit every, and read as Rev., every bondman and free man.
In the dens (εἰς τὰ σπήλαια)
Rev., caves. The preposition εἰς into implies running for shelter into.
See on Matthew 16:18.
Revelation 6:15 Parallel CommentariesBondman Bond-Man Captains Caves Chief Chiefs Commanding Cover Dens Earth Free Free-Man Generals Great Hid Kings Mighty Military Mountains Officers Powerful Princes Rich Rocks Servant Slave Slaves Strong Themselves Wealth Wealthy WhetherBondman Bond-Man Captains Caves Chief Chiefs Commanding Cover Dens Earth Free Free-Man Generals Great Hid Kings Mighty Military Mountains Officers Powerful Princes Rich Rocks Servant Slave Slaves Strong Themselves Wealth Wealthy WhetherThe ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
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Genesis 3:8 And they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden.
Isaiah 2:10 Enter into the rock and hide in the dust from before the terror of the LORD, and from the splendor of his majesty.
Isaiah 2:19 And people shall enter the caves of the rocks and the holes of the ground, from before the terror of the LORD, and from the splendor of his majesty, when he rises to terrify the earth.
Isaiah 24:21 On that day the LORD will punish the host of heaven, in heaven, and the kings of the earth, on the earth.
Revelation 18:23 and the light of a lamp will shine in you no more, and the voice of bridegroom and bride will be heard in you no more, for your merchants were the great ones of the earth, and all nations were deceived by your sorcery.
Revelation 19:18 to eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of captains, the flesh of mighty men, the flesh of horses and their riders, and the flesh of all men, both free and slave, both small and great."