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Revelation 21 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:1 - Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the old heaven and the old earth had disappeared. And the sea was also gone.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:2 - And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven like a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:3 - I heard a loud shout from the throne, saying, “Look, God’s home is now among his people! He will live with them, and they will be his people. God himself will be with them.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:4 - He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:5 - And the one sitting on the throne said, “Look, I am making everything new!” And then he said to me, “Write this down, for what I tell you is trustworthy and true.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:6 - And he also said, “It is finished! I am the Alpha and the Omega—the Beginning and the End. To all who are thirsty I will give freely from the springs of the water of life.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:7 - All who are victorious will inherit all these blessings, and I will be their God, and they will be my children.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:8 - “But cowards, unbelievers, the corrupt, murderers, the immoral, those who practice witchcraft, idol worshipers, and all liars—their fate is in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:9 - Then one of the seven angels who held the seven bowls containing the seven last plagues came and said to me, “Come with me! I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:10 - So he took me in the Spirit[fn] to a great, high mountain, and he showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:11 - It shone with the glory of God and sparkled like a precious stone—like jasper as clear as crystal.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:12 - The city wall was broad and high, with twelve gates guarded by twelve angels. And the names of the twelve tribes of Israel were written on the gates.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:13 - There were three gates on each side—east, north, south, and west.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:14 - The wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were written the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:15 - The angel who talked to me held in his hand a gold measuring stick to measure the city, its gates, and its wall.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:16 - When he measured it, he found it was a square, as wide as it was long. In fact, its length and width and height were each 1,400 miles.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:17 - Then he measured the walls and found them to be 216 feet thick[fn] (according to the human standard used by the angel).

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:18 - The wall was made of jasper, and the city was pure gold, as clear as glass.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - The wall of the city was built on foundation stones inlaid with twelve precious stones:[fn] the first was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:20 - the fifth onyx, the sixth carnelian, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, the twelfth amethyst.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:21 - The twelve gates were made of pearls—each gate from a single pearl! And the main street was pure gold, as clear as glass.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:22 - I saw no temple in the city, for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - And the city has no need of sun or moon, for the glory of God illuminates the city, and the Lamb is its light.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:24 - The nations will walk in its light, and the kings of the world will enter the city in all their glory.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:25 - Its gates will never be closed at the end of day because there is no night there.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:26 - And all the nations will bring their glory and honor into the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:27 - Nothing evil[fn] will be allowed to enter, nor anyone who practices shameful idolatry and dishonesty—but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.
NLT Footnotes
Some manuscripts read God himself will be with them, their God.
Or in spirit.
Greek 12,000 stadia [2,220 kilometers].
Greek 144 cubits [65 meters].
The identification of some of these gemstones is uncertain.
Or ceremonially unclean.

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