Revelation 18:18
Modern Translations
New International Version
When they see the smoke of her burning, they will exclaim, 'Was there ever a city like this great city?'

New Living Translation
They will cry out as they watch the smoke ascend, and they will say, “Where is there another city as great as this?”

English Standard Version
and cried out as they saw the smoke of her burning, “What city was like the great city?”

Berean Study Bible
and cry out at the sight of the smoke rising from the fire that consumes her. “What city was ever like this great city?” they will exclaim.

New American Standard Bible
and were crying out as they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, ‘What city is like the great city?’

NASB 1995
and were crying out as they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What city is like the great city?'

NASB 1977
and were crying out as they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, ‘What city is like the great city?’

Amplified Bible
and exclaimed as they watched the smoke of her burning, saying, ‘What could be compared to the great city?’

Christian Standard Bible
as they watched the smoke from her burning and kept crying out, “Who was like the great city? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
as they watched the smoke from her burning and kept crying out: "Who is like the great city?"

Contemporary English Version
When they saw the smoke from her fire, they shouted, "This was the greatest city ever!"

Good News Translation
and cried out as they saw the smoke from the flames that consumed her: "There never has been another city like this great city!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When they saw the smoke rise from her raging fire, they repeatedly cried out, 'Was there ever a city as important as this?'

International Standard Version
When they saw the smoke rising from the fire that consumed her, they began to cry out, "What city was like that great city?"

NET Bible
and began to shout when they saw the smoke from the fire that burned her up, "Who is like the great city?"
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!

New King James Version
and cried out when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, ‘What is like this great city?’

King James 2000 Bible
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!

New Heart English Bible
and exclaimed as they looked at the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What is like the great city?'

World English Bible
and cried out as they looked at the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What is like the great city?'

American King James Version
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to this great city!

American Standard Version
and cried out as they looked upon the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like the great city?

A Faithful Version
And they will cry out as they watch the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What city is like this great city?'

Darby Bible Translation
and cried, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What [city] is like to the great city?

English Revised Version
and cried out as they looked upon the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like the great city?

Webster's Bible Translation
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like this great city!

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And crie, when they see that smoke of that her burning, saying, What citie was like vnto this great citie?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And cryed, when they sawe the smoke of her burnyng, saying: what citie is lyke vnto this great citie?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
and cryed, when they sawe the smoke of her burnynge, and sayde: what cite is like vnto this greate cite?

Tyndale Bible of 1526
and cryed when they sawe the smoke of her burnynge sayinge what cite is lyke vnto this grett cite?
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and were crying, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What [city is] like to the great city?

Berean Literal Bible
and were crying out, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What is like the great city?'

Young's Literal Translation
and were crying, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to the great city?

Smith's Literal Translation
And cried, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What like the great city!

Literal Emphasis Translation
And cried seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What is similar to the great city?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And cried, seeing the place of her burning, saying: What city is like to this great city?

Catholic Public Domain Version
And they cried out, seeing the place of her conflagration, saying: ‘What city resembles this great city?’

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they lamented her when they saw the smoke of her burning and they were saying, “Who is like The Great City?”

Lamsa Bible
And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to this great city!

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
and cried, when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying: "What city is like the great city?

Godbey New Testament
and they continued to cry seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, Who is like unto the great city?

Haweis New Testament
and cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What is like that great city!

Mace New Testament
and cry out, when they see the smoke of her burning, what city could be compar'd to this great city?

Weymouth New Testament
stood afar off, and cried aloud when they saw the smoke of her burning. And they said, 'What city is like this great city?'

Worrell New Testament
and they cried out, when beholding the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What city is like the great city?'

Worsley New Testament
and cried out, when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to this great city?








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