And he criedmightilywith a strongvoice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of everyfoulspirit, and a cage of everyunclean and hatefulbird.
For all nationshavedrunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earthhavecommittedfornicationwith her, and the merchants of the earth are waxedrichthrough the abundance of her delicacies.
The merchandise of gold, and silver, and preciousstones, and of pearls, and finelinen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyinewood, and all mannervessels of ivory, and all mannervessels of mostpreciouswood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
And theycastdust on theirheads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, thatgreatcity, whereinweremaderich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she madedesolate.
And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoevercraft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstoneshall be heard no more at all in thee;
And the light of a candleshallshine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the brideshall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchantswere the great men of the earth; for by thy sorcerieswere all nationsdeceived.