New American Standard Bible
"Here is the mind which has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits,
King James Bible
And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
Darby Bible Translation
Here is the mind that has wisdom: The seven heads are seven mountains, whereon the woman sits.
World English Bible
Here is the mind that has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sits.
Young's Literal Translation
Here is the mind that is having wisdom; the seven heads are seven mountains, upon which the woman doth sit,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And here is the mind which hath wisdom - Here is what requires wisdom to interpret it; or, here is a case in which the mind that shows itself able to explain it will evince true sagacity. So in Revelation 13:18. See the notes on that place. Prof. Stuart renders this, "Here is a meaning which compriseth wisdom." It is undoubtedly implied that the symbol might be understood - whether in the time of John, or afterward, he does not say; but it was a matter which could not be determined by ordinary minds, or without an earnest application of the understanding.
The seven heads are seven mountains - Referring, undoubtedly, to Rome - the seven-hilled city - Septicollis Roma. See the notes on Revelation 12:3. (d).
On which the woman sitteth - The city represented as a woman, in accordance with a common usage in the Scriptures. See the notes on Isaiah 1:8.
LibraryGod's Law Immutable.
[Illustration: Chapter header.] "The temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in His temple the ark of His testament."(716) The ark of God's testament is in the holy of holies, the second apartment of the sanctuary. In the ministration of the earthly tabernacle, which served "unto the example and shadow of heavenly things," this apartment was opened only upon the great day of atonement, for the cleansing of the sanctuary. Therefore the announcement that the temple of God was opened …
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Meditations to Stir us up to Morning Prayer.
Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for the number is that of a man; and his number is six hundred and sixty-six.
And he carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness; and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast, full of blasphemous names, having seven heads and ten horns.
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