Originally posted by Brain Damage
Quote Messenger 1 Revelation a book replete with obvious symbolism, it is not difficult to understand that she is "Spiritually" called babylon. Just as Revelation chapter 11 speaks of that city "Spiritually" Called Egypt and Sodom.
The Witnesses Killed
8And their dead bodies will lie in the street of the great city which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.
"Where also our lord was crucified". I just "had" to get that one in
Great point! This city babylon has Jerusalem written all over it. And have you compared the writings against Jerusalem in 2nd Chronicles?
2Ch 21:11 Moreover he made high places in the mountains of Judah, and caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem to commit fornication, and compelled Judah thereto.
12 And there came a writing to him from Elijah the prophet, saying, Thus saith the LORD God of David thy father, Because thou hast not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat thy father, nor in the ways of Asa king of Judah,
13 But hast walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and hast made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to go a whoring, like to the whoredoms of the house of Ahab, and also hast slain thy brethren of thy father's house, which were better than thyself:
14 Behold, with a great plague will the LORD smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods:
Yes, Jerusalem has Babylon written all over it when we compare scripture with scripture thus getting our interpretations from God's Word.