Revelation 17:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
and on her foreheadμετώπον
(metōpon)
3359: the foreheadfrom meta and óps (an eye, face)
a nameὄνομα
(onoma)
3686: a name, authority, causea prim. word
[was] written,γεγραμμένον
(gegrammenon)
1125: to writea prim. verb
a mystery,μυστήριον
(mustērion)
3466: a mystery or secret doctrinefrom mustés (one initiated); from mueó
"BABYLONΒαβυλὼν
(babulōn)
897: "gate of god(s)," Babylon, a large city situated astride the Euphrates riverof Akk. origin, cf. Babel
THE GREAT,μεγάλη
(megalē)
3173: greata prim. word
THE MOTHERμήτηρ
(mētēr)
3384: mothera prim. word
OF HARLOTSπορνῶν
(pornōn)
4204: a prostituteprobably from pernémi (to export for sale)
AND OF THE ABOMINATIONSβδελυγμάτων
(bdelugmatōn)
946: a detestable thingfrom bdelussomai
OF THE EARTH."γῆς
(gēs)
1093: the earth, landa prim. word







KJV Lexicon
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
επι  preposition
epi  ep-ee':  meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e. over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
το  definite article - accusative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
μετωπον  noun - accusative singular neuter
metopon  met'-o-pon:  the forehead (as opposite the countenance) -- forehead.
αυτης  personal pronoun - genitive singular feminine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
ονομα  noun - nominative singular neuter
onoma  on'-om-ah:  a name (authority, character) -- called, (+ sur-)name(-d).
γεγραμμενον  verb - perfect passive participle - nominative singular neuter
grapho  graf'-o:  to grave, especially to write; figuratively, to describe -- describe, write(-ing, -ten).
μυστηριον  noun - nominative singular neuter
musterion  moos-tay'-ree-on:  a secret or mystery (through the idea of silence imposed by initiation into religious rites) -- mystery.
βαβυλων  noun - nominative singular feminine
Babulon  bab-oo-lone':  Babylon, the capitol of Chaldaea (literally or figuratively (as a type of tyranny) -- Babylon.
η  definite article - nominative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
μεγαλη  adjective - nominative singular feminine
megas  meg'-as:  big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application) -- (+ fear) exceedingly, great(-est), high, large, loud, mighty, + (be) sore (afraid), strong, to years.
η  definite article - nominative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
μητηρ  noun - nominative singular feminine
meter  may'-tare:  a mother (literally or figuratively, immediate or remote) -- mother.
των  definite article - genitive plural feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
πορνων  noun - genitive plural feminine
porne  por'-nay:  a strumpet; figuratively, an idolater -- harlot, whore.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
των  definite article - genitive plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
βδελυγματων  noun - genitive plural neuter
bdelugma  bdel'-oog-mah:  a detestation, i.e. (specially) idolatry -- abomination.
της  definite article - genitive singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
γης  noun - genitive singular feminine
ge  ghay:  soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) -- country, earth(-ly), ground, land, world.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and on her forehead a name was written, a mystery, "BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH."

King James Bible
And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On her forehead a cryptic name was written: BABYLON THE GREAT THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES AND OF THE VILE THINGS OF THE EARTH.

International Standard Version
On her forehead was written a secret name: BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES AND DETESTABLE THINGS OF THE EARTH

NET Bible
On her forehead was written a name, a mystery: "Babylon the Great, the Mother of prostitutes and of the detestable things of the earth."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And upon her forehead was written: “Mystery Babylon The Great, The Mother of Harlots and of the Filth of The Earth.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A name was written on her forehead. The name was Mystery: Babylon the Great, the Mother of Prostitutes and Detestable Things of the Earth.

King James 2000 Bible
And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
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