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Revelation 16:16

Context
NETBible

Now 1  the spirits 2  gathered the kings and their armies 3  to the place that is called Armageddon 4  in Hebrew.

XREF

Jud 4:7; Jud 5:19; 2Ki 23:29,30; Joe 3:9-14; Zec 12:11; Zec 14:2,3; Joh 5:2; Joh 19:13,17; Ac 26:14; Re 9:11; Re 17:14; Re 19:17-21

NET © Notes

tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “now” to indicate the resumption and conclusion of the remarks about the pouring out of the sixth bowl.

tn Grk “they”; the referent (the demonic spirits, v. 14) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

tn Grk “gathered them”; the referent (the kings and [implied] their armies, v. 14) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

tc There are many variations in the spelling of this name among the Greek mss, although ῾Αρμαγεδών (&armagedwn) has the best support. The usual English spelling is Armageddon, used in the translation.

tn Or “Harmagedon” (a literal transliteration of the Greek), or “Har-Magedon” (NASB), meaning “the Mount of Magedon” in Hebrew.



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