* a mighty.
This was to represent the violence of her fall, and that she
should never rise again; which is further illustrated by
varied emphatic expressions taken from the ancient prophets.
But Rome is still standing and flourishing, and honoured by
many nations as the metropolis of the Christian world; she
still resounds with singers and musicians; she still excels in
arts, which serve for pomp and luxury; she still abounds with
candles, and lamps, and torches, burning even by day, as well
as by night; and consequently this prophecy has not been, but
remains to fulfilled.
Ex 15:5 Ne 9:11 Jer 51:63,64
* and shall.
22 12:8 16:20 20:11 Job 20:8 Ps 37:36 Eze 26:21 Da 11:19