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JERUSALEM ( Note: Jesus Christ's own words ):
Matthew 23:33-35 Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell? Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city: That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.NOTE IN REVELATION ABOUT WHORE:
Revelation 18:24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.Keep in mind that two different parties can never be guilty of "all" of the same thing. Jesus said Jerusalem was guilty of all of the blood shed on earth, and so was the whore in Revelation.
Luke 23:28-30 But Jesus turning unto them said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children. For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Cover us .NOTE IN REVELATION:
Revelation 6:16 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:JERUSALEM IS NOTED IN REVELATION AS THE GREAT CITY:
Revelation 11:8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified .So when we read after this verse, through the rest of the book, whenever we come across a reference to "that great city", its pointing back to the Great City noted above.
Revelation 17:18 And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.When we let the Bible interpret itself, by noting the references to Jerusalem as being identical to the points about the Great Whore in the book of Revelation, we clearly see that JERUSALEM was that whore. However, be careful to note that this speaks of Jerusalem of Jesus' day. In THAT GENERATION, forty years later, Jerusalem was judged in 70 AD. Revelation is about that judgment.