16 The city lies foursquare, its length the same as its width. And he measured the city with his rod, 12,000 stadia.[a] Its length and width and height are equal. 17 He also measured its wall, 144 cubits[b] by (A)human measurement, which is also (B)an angel's measurement.

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 21:16 About 1,380 miles; a stadion was about 607 feet or 185 meters
  2. Revelation 21:17 A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters

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