18 The wall was made of jasper,(A) and the city of pure gold, as pure as glass.(B) 19 The foundations of the city walls were decorated with every kind of precious stone.(C) The first foundation was jasper,(D) the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald, 20 the fifth onyx, the sixth ruby,(E) the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth turquoise, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst.[a] 21 The twelve gates(F) were twelve pearls,(G) each gate made of a single pearl. The great street of the city was of gold, as pure as transparent glass.(H)

22 I did not see a temple(I) in the city, because the Lord God Almighty(J) and the Lamb(K) are its temple. 23 The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God(L) gives it light,(M) and the Lamb(N) is its lamp. 24 The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their splendor into it.(O) 25 On no day will its gates(P) ever be shut,(Q) for there will be no night there.(R) 26 The glory and honor of the nations will be brought into it.(S) 27 Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful,(T) but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.(U)

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  1. Revelation 21:20 The precise identification of some of these precious stones is uncertain.

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