# 3334 Revelation 17 reveals the epitome of evil: mystery Babylon the great, the mother of harlots and abomination of the earth. Who is this identity? Is it ancient Babylon, or will the city of Babylon be rebuilt and become mystery Babylon? Or is it Jerusalem, the beloved city, the city of peace? The chapter concludes "...the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth" (Revelation 17:18).