"This calls for a mind with wisdom. The seven heads are seven hills on which the woman sits.
"Here is the mind which has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits,
"And now understand this: The seven heads of the beast represent the seven hills of the city where this woman rules. They also represent seven kings.
"But don't drop your guard. Use your head. The seven heads are seven hills; they are where the woman sits.
Here is the mind which has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman is seated:
"This calls for a mind that has wisdom: the seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman is seated; also, they are seven kings,
"Here is the mind which has wisdom: The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits.
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1 tn Grk “Here is the mind that has wisdom.”
2 tn It is important to note that the height of “mountains” versus “hills” or other topographical terms is somewhat relative. In terms of Palestinian topography, Mount Tabor (traditionally regarded as the mount of transfiguration) is some 1,800 ft (550 m) above sea level, while the Mount of Olives is only some 100 ft (30 m) higher than Jerusalem.