Why did the Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob-Israel allow Babylon to take Judah and Jerusalem into captivity and slavery? One word explains and it is SIN. The Jerusalem Talmud was one result of the captivity. Babylon was the world’s first world empire. Jesus warned about leaven ruining the lump.
The Whore is associated with the Antichrist and the Beast of Revelation by connection with an equally evil kingdom. The Whore’s apocalyptic downfall is prophesied to take place in the hands of the image of the beast with seven heads and ten horns. There is much speculation within Christian eschatology on what the Whore and beast symbolize as well as the possible implications for contemporary interpretations.