Revelation 18:7 ESV
As she glorified herself and lived in luxury, so give her a like measure of torment and mourning, since in her heart she says, I sit as a queen, I am no widow, and mourning I shall never see.
Revelation: The End -- and a New Beginning
The reason many have difficulty in understanding this book lies not only in interpreting the symbols, but also in failing to take note of the suggestions that are given in the first eight verses.
Article from Biblical Perspectives Volume 12, Number 42
High Position, Lowly Walk
The first two chapters of Colossians contain some of the most exalted presentations in Scripture of Jesus Christ and the truths of the gospel.