Revelation 17:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
AndConj
1909 [e]ἐπὶ
epi
uponPrep
3588 [e]τὸ
to
theArt-ANS
3359 [e]μέτωπον
metōpon
foreheadN-ANS
846 [e]αὐτῆς
autēs
of herPPro-GF3S
3686 [e]ὄνομα
onoma
a nameN-NNS
1125 [e]γεγραμμένον,
gegrammenon
was written,V-RPM/P-NNS
3466 [e]μυστήριον,
mystērion
a mystery:N-NNS
897 [e]ΒΑΒΥΛΩΝ
BABYLŌN
BabylonN-NFS
3588 [e]Ο*
theArt-NFS
3173 [e]ΜΕΓΑΛΗ,
MEGALĒ
Great,Adj-NFS
3588 [e]Ο*
theArt-NFS
3384 [e]ΜΗΤΗΡ
MĒTĒR
motherN-NFS
3588 [e]ΤΩΝ
TŌN
of theArt-GFP
4204 [e]ΠΟΡΝΩΝ
PORNŌN
prostitutes,N-GFP
2532 [e]ΚΑΙ
KAI
andConj
3588 [e]ΤΩΝ
TŌN
of theArt-GNP
946 [e]ΒΔΕΛΥΓΜΑΤΩΝ
BDELYGMATŌN
abominationsN-GNP
3588 [e]ΤΗΣ
TĒS
of theArt-GFS
1093 [e]ΓΗΣ.
GĒS
earth.N-GFS









Greek Texts
ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ 17:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
καὶ ἐπὶ τὸ μέτωπον αὐτῆς ὄνομα γεγραμμένον, μυστήριον, ΒΑΒΥΛΩΝ Η ΜΕΓΑΛΗ, Η ΜΗΤΗΡ ΤΩΝ ΠΟΡΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΤΩΝ ΒΔΕΛΥΓΜΑΤΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΓΗΣ.

ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ 17:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
καὶ ἐπὶ τὸ μέτωπον αὐτῆς ὄνομα γεγραμμένον, μυστήριον, ΒΑΒΥΛΩΝ Η ΜΕΓΑΛΗ, Η ΜΗΤΗΡ ΤΩΝ ΠΟΡΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΤΩΝ ΒΔΕΛΥΓΜΑΤΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΓΗΣ.

ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ 17:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
καὶ ἐπὶ τὸ μέτωπον αὐτῆς ὄνομα γεγραμμένον, μυστήριον, ΒΑΒΥΛΩΝ Η ΜΕΓΑΛΗ, Η ΜΗΤΗΡ ΤΩΝ ΠΟΡΝΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΤΩΝ ΒΔΕΛΥΓΜΑΤΩΝ ΤΗΣ ΓΗΣ.

ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ 17:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
καὶ ἐπὶ τὸ μέτωπον αὐτῆς ὄνομα γεγραμμένον, Μυστήριον, Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη, ἡ μήτηρ τῶν πορνῶν καὶ τῶν βδελυγμάτων τῆς γῆς.

ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ 17:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
καὶ ἐπὶ τὸ μέτωπον αὐτῆς ὄνομα γεγραμμένον, μυστήριον· Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη, ἡ μήτηρ τῶν πορνῶν καὶ τῶν βδελυγμάτων τῆς γῆς.

ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ 17:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
καί ἐπί ὁ μέτωπον αὐτός ὄνομα γράφω μυστήριον Βαβυλών ὁ μέγας ὁ μήτηρ ὁ πόρνη καί ὁ βδέλυγμα ὁ γῆ

ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ 17:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
καὶ ἐπὶ τὸ μέτωπον αὐτῆς ὄνομα γεγραμμένον, Μυστήριον, Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη, ἡ μήτηρ τῶν πορνῶν καὶ τῶν βδελυγμάτων τῆς γῆς.

ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΙΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ 17:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
καὶ ἐπὶ τὸ μέτωπον αὐτῆς ὄνομα γεγραμμένον μυστήριον Βαβυλὼν ἡ μεγάλη ἡ μήτηρ τῶν πορνῶν καὶ τῶν βδελυγμάτων τῆς γῆς

Revelation 17:5 Hebrew Bible
ועל מצחה כתוב שם סוד בבל הגדולה אם הזנות ותועבות האדמה׃

Revelation 17:5 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܥܠ ܒܝܬ ܥܝܢܝܗ ܟܬܝܒ ܐܪܙܐ ܒܒܝܠ ܪܒܬܐ ܐܡܐ ܕܙܢܝܬܐ ܘܕܤܘܝܒܝܗ ܕܐܪܥܐ ܀

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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

upon.

Revelation 7:3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till …

Isaiah 3:9 The show of their countenance does witness against them; and they …

Philippians 3:19 Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory …

MYSTERY.

2 Thessalonians 2:7 For the mystery of iniquity does already work: only he who now lets …

2 Timothy 3:1-5 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come…

BABYLON.

Revelation 11:8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, …

Revelation 14:8 And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, …

Revelation 16:19 And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of …

Revelation 18:2,10,21 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great …

Jeremiah 51:47,48 Therefore, behold, the days come, that I will do judgment on the …

THE MOTHER.

Revelation 18:9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived …

Revelation 19:2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he has judged the great …

HARLOTS. or, fornications.

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