For all the nations 1 have fallen 2 from the wine of her immoral passion, 3 and the kings of the earth have committed sexual immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have gotten rich from the power of her sensual behavior.” 4
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1 tn Or “all the Gentiles” (the same Greek word may be translated “Gentiles” or “nations”).
2 tc ‡ Several
4 tn According to BDAG 949 s.v. στρῆνος and στρηνιάω, these terms can refer either to luxury or sensuality. In the context of Rev 18, however (as L&N 88.254 indicate) the stress is on gratification of the senses by sexual immorality, so that meaning was emphasized in the translation here.