Revelation 9:11
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English Standard Version
They have as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit. His name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek he is called Apollyon.

King James Bible
And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.

American Standard Version
They have over them as king the angel of the abyss: his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek tongue he hath the name Apollyon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A king, the angel of the bottomless pit; whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek Apollyon; in Latin Exterminans,

English Revised Version
They have over them as king the angel of the abyss: his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek tongue he hath the name Apollyon.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they had a king over them, who is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew language is Abaddon, but in the Greek language he hath his name Apollyon.

Weymouth New Testament
The locusts had a king over them--the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in Hebrew is 'Abaddon,' while in the Greek he is called 'Apollyon.'

Revelation 9:11 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

They had a king over them (ἔχουσιν ἐφ' αὐτῶν βασιλέα).

Render, as Rev., they have over them as king. Compare Proverbs 30:27. Hence distinguished from the natural locusts.

In Hebrew (Ἑβραΐ̀στὶ)

Used only by John. Compare John 5:2; John 19:13, John 19:17, John 19:20; Revelation 16:16.

Abaddon

Meaning destruction. Compare Job 26:6; Job 28:22; Proverbs 15:11. Here the Destroyer, as is evident from the Greek equivalent Ἁπολλύων Apollyon destroyer. Perdition is personified. It is after John's manner to give the Hebrew with the Greek equivalent. Compare John 1:38, John 1:42; John 4:25; John 9:7; John 11:16, etc.

Revelation 9:11 Parallel Commentaries

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they had.

Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceives the whole world...

John 12:31 Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

John 14:30 Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world comes, and has nothing in me.

John 16:11 Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

2 Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ...

Ephesians 2:2 Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air...

1 John 4:4 You are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

1 John 5:19 And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.

the angel.

Revelation 9:1 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven to the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.

Abaddon. that is, a destroyer.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning...

Cross References
Job 26:6
Sheol is naked before God, and Abaddon has no covering.

Job 28:22
Abaddon and Death say, 'We have heard a rumor of it with our ears.'

Job 31:12
for that would be a fire that consumes as far as Abaddon, and it would burn to the root all my increase.

Psalm 88:11
Is your steadfast love declared in the grave, or your faithfulness in Abaddon?

Proverbs 15:11
Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the LORD; how much more the hearts of the children of man!

Luke 8:31
And they begged him not to command them to depart into the abyss.

John 5:2
Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaic called Bethesda, which has five roofed colonnades.

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