|Revelation 18:24 |
24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, each slain upon the earth.7
7 in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, each who were slain upon the earth. The Jews killed the prophets repeatedly. The Roman church also killed in their inquisitions and slaughters throughout Europe, in which during the Middle Ages (800 AD to 1500 AD) nine million souls were put to death, accused of witchcraft. This was followed by the Protestants of England and America who in 50 years were responsible for the deaths of over 869 Quakers in the 17th Century. The persecutors of the Quakers included Episcopalians, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, and Baptists. And the whore was drunk on the blood of the saints.
In this verse the word each was translated as all in most all Bibles; yet in this verse's the original Greek the word pantwn (3956) had several definitions from which to choose: all, each, individually, each, every, and the whole. Obviously there have been people killed by other than false religions, including the many wars fought without a trace of religious overtone.