18:6 Repay her the same way she repaid others; 1 pay her back double 2 corresponding to her deeds. In the cup she mixed, mix double the amount for her.
18:20 (Rejoice over her, O heaven,
and you saints and apostles and prophets,
1 tn The word “others” is not in the Greek text, but is implied. Direct objects were frequently omitted in Greek when clear from the context.
3 tn On the phrase “pronounced judgment” BDAG 567 s.v. κρίμα 4.b states, “The OT is the source of the expr. κρίνειν τὸ κρ. (cp. Zech 7:9; 8:16; Ezk 44:24) ἔκρινεν ὁ θεὸς τὸ κρίμα ὑμῶν ἐξ αὐτῆς God has pronounced judgment for you against her or God has pronounced on her the judgment she wished to impose on you (HHoltzmann, Hdb. 1893 ad loc.) Rv 18:20.”
sn This verse forms a parenthetical aside in the narrative.