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Revelation 21

Introduction

1A new heaven and a new earth.
10The heavenly Jerusalem, with a full description thereof.
23She needs no sun, the glory of God being her light.
24The kings of the earth bring their riches unto her.

Verse 1

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
a new
5; Isaiah 65:17-19; 66:22; 2 Peter 3:13
for
20:11
and there
13:1; Isaiah 27:1; 57:20; Daniel 7:3
Reciprocal: Job 14:12 - till the heavens;  Psalm 24:4 - pure;  Psalm 102:26 - They shall;  Ecclesiastes 1:9 - and there;  Isaiah 51:11 - and sorrow;  Isaiah 64:4 - have not;  Micah 4:1 - the mountain;  Matthew 16:18 - shall not;  Luke 16:17 - it;  Romans 8:19 - expectation;  2 Corinthians 5:17 - old;  Hebrews 1:11 - shall perish;  Hebrews 12:27 - signifieth;  2 Peter 3:7 - the heavens;  2 Peter 3:10 - in the which;  Revelation 21:4 - the former

Verse 2

And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
I
1:1,4,9
the holy
3:12; Psalms 48:1-3; 87:3; Isaiah 1:21; 52:1; Jeremiah 31:23; Hebrews 11:10; 12:22; Hebrews 13:14
coming
10; Galatians 4:25,26
as
19:7,8; Psalms 45:9-14; Isaiah 54:5; 61:10; 62:4; John 3:29; 2 Corinthians 11:2; Ephesians 5:25-27,30-32
Reciprocal: Nehemiah 11:18 - the holy;  Psalm 46:4 - city;  Psalm 68:16 - the hill;  Psalm 84:1 - How;  Psalm 107:7 - that they;  Song of Solomon 2:16 - beloved;  Song of Solomon 4:7 - GeneralSong of Solomon 4:9 - my spouse;  Song of Solomon 6:3 - my beloved's;  Song of Solomon 6:4 - comely;  Isaiah 48:2 - they call;  Isaiah 49:18 - as a bride;  Isaiah 65:11 - my holy;  Jeremiah 2:32 - a maid;  Jeremiah 33:2 - the maker;  Ezekiel 16:10 - clothed;  Ezekiel 43:7 - where I;  Daniel 9:20 - for;  Hosea 2:19 - And I will;  Matthew 5:35 - the city;  Matthew 9:15 - Can;  Matthew 25:1 - the bridegroom;  Matthew 27:53 - holy;  John 14:2 - I go;  Ephesians 5:32 - speak;  Revelation 11:2 - and the;  Revelation 21:9 - the Lamb's;  Revelation 22:17 - the bride;  Revelation 22:19 - and out

Verse 3

And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
a great
10:4,8; 12:10
Behold
7:15; Leviticus 26:11,12; 1 Kings 8:27; 2 Chronicles 6:18; Isaiah 12:6; Ezekiel 37:27; 43:7; John 1:14; 14:23; 2 Corinthians 6:16
they shall
7; Genesis 17:7,8; Jeremiah 31:33; 32:38; Zechariah 13:9; 2 Corinthians 6:18; Hebrews 8:10; 11:16
God himself
Zechariah 8:8
Reciprocal: Genesis 15:1 - and thy;  Exodus 6:7 - I will be;  Exodus 25:8 - I may dwell;  Exodus 26:1 - the tabernacle with ten curtains;  Exodus 29:45 - GeneralExodus 38:21 - tabernacle of testimony;  Exodus 40:18 - reared;  Exodus 40:34 - a cloud;  Numbers 5:3 - in the midst;  Numbers 9:16 - GeneralNumbers 18:20 - I am thy part;  Numbers 35:34 - I dwell;  1 Kings 6:13 - I will dwell;  1 Chronicles 17:24 - a God;  2 Chronicles 6:2 - I have built;  Psalm 15:1 - Lord;  Psalm 17:15 - I shall;  Psalm 37:29 - GeneralPsalm 46:4 - city;  Psalm 65:4 - we shall be;  Psalm 68:16 - the hill;  Psalm 68:18 - that;  Psalm 73:25 - Whom;  Psalm 73:26 - portion;  Psalm 84:1 - How;  Psalm 101:6 - that they;  Psalm 114:2 - GeneralSong of Solomon 2:16 - beloved;  Isaiah 65:11 - my holy;  Jeremiah 14:9 - art;  Jeremiah 30:22 - GeneralEzekiel 34:24 - I the Lord will;  Ezekiel 36:28 - be people;  Ezekiel 37:23 - they be;  Ezekiel 41:1 - to the temple;  Ezekiel 48:8 - the sanctuary;  Ezekiel 48:35 - The Lord;  Daniel 2:11 - whose;  Hosea 2:23 - Thou art my God;  Joel 2:27 - I am;  Joel 3:21 - for the Lord;  Zephaniah 3:15 - is in;  Zechariah 2:10 - and I;  Zechariah 8:3 - dwell;  Zechariah 14:7 - at;  Matthew 13:43 - shall;  Matthew 18:20 - there;  Luke 6:21 - ye that weep;  John 20:17 - your God;  Romans 5:2 - the glory;  1 Thessalonians 4:17 - and so;  1 Timothy 6:16 - dwelling;  Revelation 13:6 - and his

Verse 4

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
God shall
7:17; Isaiah 25:8
no
20:14; 22:3; Isaiah 25:8; Hosea 13:14; 1 Corinthians 15:26,54-58; Hebrews 2:14,15
neither sorrow
Isaiah 30:19; 35:10; 60:20; 61:3; 65:18,19; Jeremiah 31:13
the former
1; Psalms 144:4; Matthew 24:35; 1 Corinthians 7:31; 2 Corinthians 6:17; 2 Peter 3:10; 1 John 2:17
Reciprocal: Genesis 15:1 - and thy;  2 Samuel 7:10 - neither;  2 Kings 2:21 - there shall;  1 Chronicles 17:9 - and shall be;  Psalm 15:1 - Lord;  Psalm 17:15 - I shall;  Psalm 30:11 - turned;  Psalm 37:29 - GeneralPsalm 57:1 - until;  Psalm 65:4 - we shall be;  Psalm 73:26 - portion;  Psalm 116:8 - mine;  Isaiah 33:24 - the inhabitant;  Isaiah 51:11 - and sorrow;  Jeremiah 31:12 - and they;  Ezekiel 28:24 - a pricking;  Ezekiel 37:23 - they be;  Hosea 2:23 - Thou art my God;  Zephaniah 3:15 - is in;  Zechariah 13:9 - It is my people;  Zechariah 14:11 - there;  Matthew 5:4 - GeneralMatthew 6:13 - deliver;  Luke 16:17 - it;  Luke 20:36 - can;  John 11:25 - I am;  Acts 3:19 - that;  Acts 20:37 - wept;  Romans 7:24 - wretched;  2 Thessalonians 1:7 - who;  2 Timothy 1:4 - being;  Hebrews 4:9 - remaineth;  Revelation 7:15 - dwell;  Revelation 7:16 - the sun;  Revelation 21:22 - I saw

Verse 5

And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.
that sat
4:2,9; 5:1; 20:11
Behold
Isaiah 42:9; 43:19; 2 Corinthians 5:17
Write
1:11,19
these
19:9
Reciprocal: Psalm 104:30 - renewest;  Ecclesiastes 1:9 - and there;  Ezekiel 36:26 - new heart;  Daniel 11:2 - will I;  Habakkuk 2:2 - Write;  Matthew 19:28 - in the regeneration;  Luke 5:38 - GeneralGalatians 6:15 - but;  Colossians 3:10 - the new;  1 Timothy 1:15 - a faithful;  Revelation 3:7 - he that is true;  Revelation 7:10 - sitteth;  Revelation 14:13 - Write;  Revelation 21:1 - a new;  Revelation 21:22 - I saw;  Revelation 22:6 - These

Verse 6

And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
It is
16:17
I am
1:8,11,17; 22:13
I will
7:17; 22:17; Isaiah 12:3; 55:1-3; John 4:10,14; 7:37,38
the fountain
Psalms 36:9; Jeremiah 2:13; Joel 3:18
freely
Hosea 14:4; Romans 3:24; 8:32; 1 Corinthians 2:12; 3:5,12,21; 1 John 5:4,5
Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - God;  Numbers 21:16 - Gather;  Deuteronomy 30:20 - thy life;  Psalm 23:2 - leadeth;  Psalm 81:10 - open;  Psalm 87:7 - all my;  Proverbs 14:27 - a fountain;  Proverbs 25:25 - cold;  Isaiah 41:17 - seek;  Isaiah 43:20 - to give;  Isaiah 44:3 - pour water;  Jeremiah 17:13 - forsaken;  Ezekiel 39:8 - it is come;  Micah 5:2 - whose;  Zechariah 13:7 - the man;  John 1:1 - the beginning;  John 3:34 - for God;  John 5:26 - so hath;  John 15:25 - without;  Acts 3:15 - Prince;  Romans 11:36 - of him;  1 Corinthians 15:45 - a quickening;  Philippians 2:6 - thought;  Colossians 1:18 - the beginning;  1 Timothy 6:13 - who quickeneth

Verse 7

He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
overcometh
2:11,17,25
inherit
1 Samuel 2:8; Proverbs 3:35; Isaiah 65:9; Matthew 19:29; 25:34; Mark 10:17; 1 Corinthians 3:21-23; 1 Peter 1:3,4; 3:9
all things
or, these things. and I.
3; Zechariah 8:8; Romans 8:15-17; Hebrews 8:10; 1 John 3:1-3
Reciprocal: Exodus 6:7 - I will be;  Leviticus 26:12 - will be;  Psalm 37:29 - GeneralPsalm 73:26 - portion;  Proverbs 8:21 - fill;  Isaiah 60:21 - inherit;  Jeremiah 31:33 - and will;  Jeremiah 32:38 - GeneralEzekiel 14:11 - that they;  Ezekiel 36:28 - be people;  Ezekiel 37:23 - they be;  Zechariah 13:9 - It is my people;  Matthew 24:47 - That;  Matthew 25:21 - I will;  Luke 6:23 - your;  John 20:17 - your Father;  Romans 8:14 - they are;  Romans 8:17 - heirs of;  Romans 8:32 - how;  Romans 8:37 - Nay;  2 Corinthians 6:10 - and;  2 Corinthians 6:16 - I will be;  2 Corinthians 6:18 - a Father;  2 Corinthians 8:9 - that ye;  Galatians 3:26 - GeneralGalatians 3:29 - heirs;  Galatians 4:7 - heir;  Ephesians 1:5 - unto;  James 2:5 - rich;  Revelation 2:7 - To him;  Revelation 2:26 - he

Verse 8

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
the fearful
Deuteronomy 20:8; Judges 7:3; Isaiah 51:12; 57:11; Matthew 8:26; 10:28; Luke 12:4-9; John 12:42,43; 1 Peter 3:14,15; 1 John 5:4,5,10
and the
22:15; Malachi 3:5; 1 Corinthians 6:9,10; Galatians 5:19-21; Ephesians 5:5,6; 1 Timothy 1:9,10; Hebrews 12:24; 13:4; 1 John 3:15
and idolaters
1 Corinthians 10:20,21
and all
2:2; Proverbs 19:5,9; Isaiah 9:15; John 8:44; 2 Thessalonians 2:9; 1 Timothy 4:2; 1 John 2:22
the lake
19:20; 20:14,15
which is
20:14
Reciprocal: Genesis 2:17 - surely;  Genesis 19:28 - GeneralGenesis 39:9 - how then;  Exodus 20:14 - GeneralExodus 34:7 - that will by no means clear the guilty;  Leviticus 11:10 - they shall be;  Leviticus 13:57 - shalt burn;  Leviticus 19:11 - lie one;  Leviticus 19:31 - GeneralNumbers 19:13 - purifieth;  Deuteronomy 31:6 - fear not;  Joshua 23:6 - very;  1 Samuel 15:23 - stubbornness;  1 Samuel 15:24 - I feared;  1 Kings 21:26 - very abominably;  2 Kings 5:22 - My master;  Nehemiah 6:13 - that I should;  Job 18:15 - brimstone;  Psalm 5:6 - destroy;  Psalm 9:17 - The wicked;  Psalm 14:1 - abominable;  Psalm 15:2 - speaketh;  Psalm 31:18 - the lying;  Psalm 50:19 - tongue;  Psalm 52:5 - God;  Psalm 120:4 - arrows;  Psalm 140:10 - into deep;  Proverbs 2:18 - GeneralProverbs 5:11 - thou;  Proverbs 12:22 - Lying;  Proverbs 13:5 - and;  Proverbs 20:10 - abomination;  Proverbs 24:28 - deceive;  Isaiah 1:28 - the destruction;  Isaiah 30:9 - lying;  Isaiah 34:9 - GeneralIsaiah 47:9 - for the multitude;  Jeremiah 7:9 - steal;  Jeremiah 23:14 - walk;  Jeremiah 27:9 - hearken;  Jeremiah 50:36 - upon the liars;  Ezekiel 24:9 - I will;  Ezekiel 33:26 - work;  Ezekiel 47:11 - shall be;  Zephaniah 3:13 - nor;  Zechariah 5:3 - the curse;  Zechariah 8:16 - Speak;  Malachi 1:14 - cursed;  Malachi 2:11 - and an;  Matthew 13:42 - cast;  Matthew 15:20 - which;  Matthew 18:8 - everlasting;  Matthew 25:25 - GeneralMatthew 25:30 - outer;  Matthew 25:46 - everlasting;  Matthew 26:70 - GeneralMark 9:44 - the fire;  Mark 16:16 - but;  Luke 9:26 - of him;  Luke 13:28 - you;  John 3:36 - see;  John 9:22 - because;  John 14:27 - afraid;  John 15:6 - he;  Acts 28:4 - a murderer;  Romans 3:10 - none;  Romans 6:23 - For the wages;  1 Corinthians 5:1 - fornication;  1 Corinthians 5:11 - fornicator;  1 Corinthians 10:14 - flee;  2 Corinthians 12:21 - uncleanness;  Ephesians 4:25 - putting;  Ephesians 5:3 - fornication;  Philippians 3:2 - evil;  Philippians 3:19 - end;  Colossians 3:5 - fornication;  Colossians 3:9 - Lie;  1 Thessalonians 4:3 - that;  2 Thessalonians 1:8 - flaming;  2 Thessalonians 1:9 - be;  Titus 1:16 - being;  Hebrews 11:6 - without;  Hebrews 12:16 - any fornicator;  James 5:3 - and shall;  Revelation 2:11 - the second;  Revelation 2:14 - to commit;  Revelation 9:17 - brimstone;  Revelation 9:21 - their sorceries;  Revelation 14:10 - be;  Revelation 18:23 - for;  Revelation 20:6 - the second;  Revelation 21:27 - or maketh

Verse 9

And there came unto me one of the seven angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.
which
15:1-7; 16:1-17
the Lamb's
2; 19:7
Reciprocal: Psalm 45:9 - queen;  Song of Solomon 4:9 - my spouse;  Song of Solomon 6:9 - The daughters;  Isaiah 61:10 - as a;  Isaiah 62:4 - Beulah;  Hosea 2:19 - And I will;  Matthew 25:1 - the bridegroom;  Mark 2:20 - the bridegroom;  John 1:29 - Behold;  John 3:29 - hath;  Romans 7:4 - that ye;  Revelation 15:7 - seven;  Revelation 17:1 - one;  Revelation 22:17 - the bride

Verse 10

And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,
he carried
1:10; 4:2; 17:3; 1 Kings 18:12; 2 Kings 2:16; Ezekiel 3:14; 8:3; 11:1,24; 40:1-3; Acts 8:39; 2 Corinthians 12:2-4
that
2; Ezekiel 40:1-49; 48:15-22
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 34:1 - showed him;  1 Kings 11:36 - the city;  Ezra 3:11 - because;  Psalm 46:4 - city;  Psalm 48:1 - city;  Psalm 87:3 - Glorious;  Psalm 122:3 - builded;  Song of Solomon 4:9 - my spouse;  Song of Solomon 6:9 - The daughters;  Song of Solomon 6:10 - Who;  Isaiah 2:2 - the mountain;  Isaiah 49:16 - thy walls;  Isaiah 62:4 - Beulah;  Jeremiah 31:4 - build;  Jeremiah 33:2 - the maker;  Ezekiel 20:40 - in mine;  Ezekiel 40:2 - a very;  Ezekiel 42:20 - a separation;  Daniel 9:20 - for;  Hosea 2:19 - And I will;  Zechariah 2:5 - the glory;  Zechariah 8:3 - the holy;  Matthew 5:35 - the city;  John 14:2 - my;  Ephesians 5:27 - glorious;  Philippians 3:20 - conversation;  Hebrews 12:22 - the city;  Revelation 3:12 - the city

Verse 11

Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;
the glory
22,23; 22:5; Isaiah 4:5; 60:1,2,19,20; Ezekiel 48:35
her
19; Ezekiel 1:26; 28:13,14,16
clear
18; 4:6; 22:1; Job 28:17; Ezekiel 1:22
Reciprocal: Genesis 48:3 - God;  Exodus 24:10 - in his clearness;  Exodus 28:20 - a jasper;  1 Kings 8:11 - for the glory;  1 Kings 10:10 - and precious;  Psalm 3:3 - my;  Song of Solomon 6:10 - Who;  Zechariah 2:5 - the glory;  Acts 7:55 - and saw;  Romans 5:2 - the glory;  Revelation 4:3 - like a;  Revelation 21:21 - as it

Verse 12

And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:
a wall
17-20; Ezra 9:9; Nehemiah 12:27; Psalms 51:18; 122:7
twelve gates
21,25; Isaiah 54:12; 60:18; Ezekiel 48:31-34
twelve angels
Matthew 18:10; Luke 15:10; 16:22; Hebrews 1:14
and names
7:4-8; Numbers 2:2-32; Acts 26:7
Reciprocal: Exodus 28:21 - according to the twelve;  Exodus 39:14 - General1 Kings 18:31 - twelve stones;  2 Chronicles 9:19 - twelve lions;  Ezra 6:17 - according to;  Song of Solomon 8:9 - a wall;  Isaiah 26:1 - salvation;  Ezekiel 40:5 - a wall;  Ezekiel 42:20 - five hundred;  Matthew 10:1 - called;  Matthew 19:28 - the twelve;  Ephesians 2:19 - but

Verse 13

On the east three gates; on the north three gates; on the south three gates; and on the west three gates.
Ezekiel 48:31-34

Verse 14

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
foundations
19-21; Isaiah 54:11; Hebrews 11:10
and in
18:20; Matthew 10:2-4; 16:18; 1 Corinthians 3:10,11; Galatians 2:9; Ephesians 2:20; 3:5; 4:11; Jude 1:17
Reciprocal: Genesis 35:22 - Now the sons;  Exodus 24:4 - according;  Numbers 7:84 - the dedication;  1 Kings 5:17 - costly stones;  2 Chronicles 4:4 - It stood;  Matthew 5:14 - a city;  Luke 6:13 - twelve;  Luke 9:48 - he that;  Luke 22:29 - GeneralJohn 1:29 - Behold;  John 17:22 - the glory;  Acts 1:2 - the apostles;  2 Timothy 2:19 - the foundation;  Revelation 12:1 - crown

Verse 15

And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.
a golden
11:1,2; Exodus 40:3-5; Ezekiel 41:1-5; Zechariah 2:1
Reciprocal: Ezekiel 40:3 - with;  Ezekiel 47:3 - the man;  Amos 7:7 - a wall;  Zechariah 2:2 - unto;  Revelation 17:1 - talked

Verse 16

And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.
four square
Ezekiel 48:17,18,20,35
twelve
Ezekiel 48:8-19
Reciprocal: Exodus 38:1 - General1 Kings 6:2 - threescore;  Ezra 6:3 - the height;  Ezekiel 41:4 - twenty cubits;  Ezekiel 41:8 - a full;  Ezekiel 48:30 - the goings;  John 6:19 - furlongs;  John 11:18 - fifteen furlongs

Verse 17

And he measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.
an
7:4; 14:3
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 6:2 - threescore;  Isaiah 8:1 - a man's pen;  Revelation 13:18 - the number;  Revelation 21:12 - a wall

Verse 18

And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.
was of
11,19
like
11,21
Reciprocal: Exodus 24:10 - in his clearness;  Exodus 28:20 - a jasper;  1 Kings 6:30 - General1 Chronicles 29:2 - onyx stones;  2 Chronicles 3:6 - precious;  Isaiah 54:11 - I will lay;  1 Corinthians 3:12 - precious;  Revelation 15:2 - a sea

Verse 19

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;
the foundations
Job 28:16-19; Proverbs 3:15; Isaiah 54:11,12
sapphire
Exodus 28:17-21; 29:10-14
Reciprocal: Exodus 24:10 - of a sapphire stone;  Exodus 39:10 - the first row;  1 Kings 7:10 - the foundation;  Job 28:6 - sapphires;  Ezekiel 28:13 - every;  1 Corinthians 3:10 - I have;  Revelation 4:3 - like a;  Revelation 21:11 - her;  Revelation 21:14 - foundations;  Revelation 21:18 - was of

Verse 20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.
20
Reciprocal: Exodus 28:17 - a topaz;  Exodus 28:20 - a beryl;  1 Kings 7:10 - the foundation;  Job 28:19 - topaz;  Ezekiel 10:9 - as the;  Ezekiel 28:13 - every;  Daniel 10:6 - like the beryl;  Revelation 4:3 - like a;  Revelation 9:17 - jacinth

Verse 21

And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
the twelve
12; 17:4; Matthew 13:45,46
every several
pure
18; 17:4; 18:16; 22:2; 1 Kings 6:20; Isaiah 60:17,18
as it
11,18
Reciprocal: Job 28:18 - pearls;  Ezekiel 48:31 - General

Verse 22

And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.
I saw
4,5; 1 Kings 8:27; 2 Chronicles 2:6; 6:18; Isaiah 66:1; John 4:23
the Lord
1:8; 4:8; 11:17; 15:3; 16:7,14; 19:15
the Lamb
John 2:19-21; 10:30; Colossians 1:19; 2:9; Hebrews 9:1-12
Reciprocal: Genesis 28:3 - God;  Exodus 29:43 - sanctified;  Ruth 1:20 - the Almighty;  Psalm 73:25 - Whom;  Psalm 84:1 - How;  Isaiah 64:4 - have not;  Ezekiel 37:27 - tabernacle;  Ezekiel 48:8 - the sanctuary;  Matthew 13:43 - shall;  John 1:29 - Behold;  John 5:18 - God was;  John 13:32 - shall;  John 14:3 - I will;  John 14:23 - make;  John 17:24 - may;  1 Corinthians 13:10 - General2 Corinthians 6:18 - the Lord;  Ephesians 3:19 - that ye;  1 Thessalonians 4:17 - and so;  Revelation 19:6 - for;  Revelation 21:11 - the glory;  Revelation 22:3 - but;  Revelation 22:5 - no night;  Revelation 22:19 - and out

Verse 23

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
the city
11; 22:5; Isaiah 24:23; 60:19,20
for
11; 18:1; Isaiah 2:10,19,21; Habakkuk 3:3; Matthew 16:27; Mark 8:38; John 17:24; Acts 22:11
the Lamb
Luke 2:32; John 1:4,9,14,18; 5:23
Reciprocal: Genesis 1:16 - to rule;  Genesis 45:13 - my glory;  Exodus 25:37 - give;  Exodus 29:43 - sanctified;  Exodus 33:18 - GeneralExodus 40:34 - a cloud;  Deuteronomy 10:21 - thy praise;  Joshua 10:13 - So the sun;  2 Samuel 22:29 - lamp;  1 Kings 8:11 - for the glory;  2 Chronicles 7:1 - the glory;  Psalm 3:3 - my;  Psalm 5:4 - evil;  Psalm 13:3 - lighten;  Psalm 15:1 - Lord;  Psalm 17:15 - I shall;  Psalm 27:1 - light;  Psalm 36:9 - in thy;  Psalm 50:2 - God;  Psalm 56:13 - the light;  Psalm 73:25 - Whom;  Psalm 80:1 - shine;  Psalm 84:1 - How;  Psalm 84:11 - a sun;  Psalm 89:15 - in the light;  Psalm 97:11 - Light;  Psalm 132:14 - here will;  Proverbs 4:18 - GeneralProverbs 15:30 - light;  Song of Solomon 5:13 - as a;  Song of Solomon 6:10 - clear;  Isaiah 2:5 - come ye;  Isaiah 10:17 - the light;  Isaiah 30:26 - the light of the moon;  Isaiah 35:2 - they shall;  Isaiah 40:5 - the glory;  Ezekiel 43:2 - the earth;  Daniel 9:17 - cause;  Micah 7:8 - the Lord;  Habakkuk 3:4 - brightness;  Zechariah 2:5 - the glory;  Zechariah 14:7 - it shall be one day;  Matthew 13:43 - shall;  Matthew 17:4 - it is;  John 1:29 - Behold;  John 5:18 - God was;  John 9:5 - long;  John 13:32 - shall;  John 14:3 - I will;  Acts 9:3 - a light;  Acts 26:13 - above;  Romans 5:2 - the glory;  1 Corinthians 13:10 - General2 Corinthians 3:10 - had;  Colossians 1:12 - in;  Colossians 1:18 - in all;  1 Thessalonians 4:17 - and so;  2 Thessalonians 2:14 - to;  James 1:17 - from the;  1 John 1:5 - that God;  Revelation 5:6 - a Lamb;  Revelation 12:1 - clothed;  Revelation 22:3 - but

Verse 24

And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.
the nations
22:2; Deuteronomy 32:43; Psalms 22:27; Isaiah 2:2; 52:15; 55:5,10; 66:12,18; Jeremiah 4:2; Zechariah 2:11; 8:22,23; Romans 15:10-12,16,26
walk
Isaiah 2:5
the kings
Psalms 72:10,11; Isaiah 60:3-10,13; 66:11,12
Reciprocal: Exodus 40:34 - a cloud;  Ezra 7:15 - the silver;  Psalm 15:1 - Lord;  Psalm 22:29 - shall;  Psalm 45:9 - Kings';  Psalm 49:16 - glory;  Psalm 56:13 - the light;  Psalm 89:27 - higher;  Psalm 102:15 - GeneralPsalm 118:20 - This gate;  Psalm 138:4 - All the kings;  Psalm 140:13 - the upright;  Psalm 148:11 - Kings;  Isaiah 26:2 - Open;  Isaiah 49:23 - kings;  Isaiah 60:10 - their kings;  Daniel 4:30 - and for;  Micah 4:13 - I will consecrate;  John 8:12 - shall have;  2 Corinthians 3:10 - had;  Colossians 1:18 - in all;  Hebrews 12:14 - no man;  Revelation 21:26 - the glory

Verse 25

And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.
the gates
Isaiah 60:11
for
22:5; Isaiah 60:20; Zechariah 14:7
Reciprocal: Joshua 2:5 - of shutting;  Ezekiel 48:31 - GeneralRevelation 21:12 - twelve gates

Verse 26

And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it.
the glory
24
Reciprocal: Psalm 49:16 - glory;  Psalm 72:11 - all kings;  Isaiah 60:5 - be enlarged;  Isaiah 60:10 - their kings

Verse 27

And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.
there
Leviticus 13:46; Numbers 5:3; 12:15; Psalms 101:8; Isaiah 35:8; 52:1; 60:21; Joel 3:17; Matthew 13:41; 1 Corinthians 6:9,10; Galatians 5:19-21; Ephesians 5:5; Hebrews 12:14
worketh
17:4,5
or maketh
8; 22:14,15
they
3:5; 13:8; 20:12,15; Philippians 4:3 Reciprocal: Exodus 28:36 - HOLINESS;  Exodus 32:32 - blot me;  Leviticus 13:57 - shalt burn;  Numbers 26:53 - GeneralNumbers 35:34 - I dwell;  Deuteronomy 25:16 - all that do;  Deuteronomy 33:28 - Israel;  Psalm 5:4 - evil;  Psalm 24:4 - pure;  Psalm 45:7 - hatest;  Psalm 69:36 - they;  Psalm 93:5 - holiness;  Proverbs 6:16 - an;  Song of Solomon 4:12 - garden;  Isaiah 1:26 - thou shalt;  Isaiah 4:3 - written;  Isaiah 11:9 - not hurt;  Ezekiel 33:26 - work;  Ezekiel 41:12 - separate;  Ezekiel 43:12 - Upon;  Obadiah 1:17 - there shall be holiness;  Zephaniah 3:13 - nor;  Zechariah 8:3 - the holy;  Zechariah 14:21 - no more;  Matthew 5:20 - ye;  Matthew 15:20 - which;  Matthew 18:9 - to enter;  Matthew 22:13 - Bind;  Luke 10:20 - your;  John 1:29 - Behold;  John 3:7 - Ye;  Acts 26:18 - sanctified;  Galatians 5:21 - that they;  Ephesians 5:27 - but;  Colossians 3:9 - Lie;  1 Timothy 1:10 - for liars;  Titus 1:16 - being;  1 Peter 1:4 - undefiled;  2 Peter 3:13 - according

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Revelation 21". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/revelation-21.html.