Revelation Chapter 21
1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earthfor the first heavenand the first earth were passed awayand there was no moresea.
2 And I John saw the holy citynew Jerusalemcoming down fromGod out of heavenprepared as a bride adorned for herhusband.
3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven sayingBeholdthetabernacle of God is with menand he will dwell with themand they shall be his peopleand God himself shall be withthemand be their God.
4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyesand thereshall be no more deathneither sorrownor cryingneithershall there be any more painfor the former things are passedaway.
5 And he that sat upon the throne saidBeholdI make allthings new. And he said unto meWritefor these words aretrue and faithful.
6 And he said unto meIt is done. I am Alpha and Omegathebeginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst ofthe fountain of the water of life freely.
7 He that overcometh shall inherit all thingsand I will be hisGodand he shall be my son.
8 But the fearfuland unbelievingand the abominableandmurderersand whoremongersand sorcerersand idolatersandall liarsshall have their part in the lake which burnethwith fire and brimstonewhich is the second death.
9 And there came unto me one of the seven angels which had theseven vials full of the seven last plaguesand talked withmesayingCome hitherI will shew thee the bridetheLamb s wife.
10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and highmountainand shewed me that great citythe holy Jerusalem descending out of heaven from God
11 Having the glory of Godand her light was like unto a stonemost preciouseven like a jasper stoneclear as crystal
12 And had a wall great and highand had twelve gatesand atthe gates twelve angelsand names written thereonwhich arethe names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel
13 On the east three gateson the north three gateson thesouth three gatesand on the west three gates.
14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundationsand in themthe names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
15 And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure thecityand the gates thereofand the wall thereof.
16 And the city lieth foursquareand the length is as large asthe breadthand he measured the city with the reedtwelvethousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the heightof it are equal.
17 And he measured the wall thereofan hundred and forty andfour cubitsaccording to the measure of a manthat isofthe angel.
18 And the building of the wall of it was of jasperand the citywas pure goldlike unto clear glass.
19 And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnishedwith all manner of precious stones. The first foundation wasjasperthe secondsapphirethe thirda chalcedonythefourthan emerald
20 The fifthsardonyxthe sixthsardiusthe seventhchrysolytethe eighthberylthe nintha topazthe tentha chrysoprasusthe eleventha jacinththe twelfthanamethyst.
21 And the twelve gates were twelve pearlsevery several gatewas of one pearland the street of the city was pure goldasit were transparent glass.
22 And I saw no temple thereinfor the Lord God Almighty and theLamb are the temple of it.
23 And the city had no need of the sunneither of the moontoshine in itfor the glory of God did lighten itand the Lambis the light thereof.
24 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in thelight of itand the kings of the earth do bring their gloryand honour into it.
25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by dayfor thereshall be no night there.
26 And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations intoit.
27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing thatdefilethneither whatsoever worketh abominationor maketh aliebut they which are written in the Lamb s book of life.