Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.

Abundance

Bible References

All

Revelation 18:9
And they shall weep and wail over her - shall the kings of the earth who, with her, committed lewdness and waxed wanton, - as soon as they see the smoke of her burning, -
Revelation 14:8
And, another, a second messengerfollowed, saying - Fallen! fallen! is Babylon the great, who, of the wine of the wrath of her lewdness, hath caused all the nations to drink.
Revelation 17:2
with whom the kings of the earth committed lewdness, - and they who were dwelling upon the earth were made drunk with the wine of her lewdness.
Jeremiah 51:7
A cup of gold, was Babylon in the hand of Yahweh, Making drunk all the earth, - Of her wine, have the nations drunk, For this cause have the nations been acting as men who are mad.

The merchants

Revelation 18:11
And, the merchants of the earth, weep and grieve over her, because, their cargo, no one, buyeth any more:
Isaiah 47:15
Such, have they become to thee, with whom thou hast wearied thyself, - Thy merchants - from thy youth, will every man stagger straight onwards - There is none to save thee.
2 Peter 2:1
But there arose false-prophets also among the people, as, among you also, there shall be, false-teachers, - men who will stealthily bring in destructive parties, even the Master that bought them, denying, bringing upon themselves speedy destruction;

Abundance

Proverbs 23:1
When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, thou shall consider well, what is before thee;

Her delicacies

Jeremiah 51:34
Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon - Hath devoured me Hath vexed me, Hath set me down as an empty vessel, He hath swallowed me like a sea-monster, He hath filled his belly with my dainties, - He hath driven me away!
Lamentations 4:5
They who used to eat delicacies, are deserted in the streets, - They who used to be carried on crimson, have embraced heaps of refuse.
Luke 7:25
But what went ye forth to see? A man, in soft garments, arrayed? Lo! they who in splendid apparel and luxury are found, are, in the kingly courts.

General references

Deuteronomy 20:18
lest they teach you to do, according to all their abominations, which they have done unto their gods, - and so ye sin against Yahweh your God.
Proverbs 7:12
Now outside, now in the broadways, and, near every corner, she lieth in wait:
Jeremiah 25:16
Yea they shall drink and reel to and fro and act as madmen, because of the sword which I am sending between them.
Revelation 17:2
with whom the kings of the earth committed lewdness, - and they who were dwelling upon the earth were made drunk with the wine of her lewdness.