The Glory of the New Jerusalem

22 (A)But I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple. 23 (B)The city had no need of the sun or of the moon to shine [a]in it, for the [b]glory of God illuminated it. The Lamb is its light. 24 (C)And the nations [c]of those who are saved shall walk in its light, and the kings of the earth bring their glory and honor [d]into it. 25 (D)Its gates shall not be shut at all by day (E)(there shall be no night there). 26 (F)And they shall bring the glory and the honor of the nations into [e]it. 27 But (G)there shall by no means enter it anything [f]that defiles, or causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s (H)Book of Life.

The River of Life

22 And he showed me (I)a [g]pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding from the throne of God and of the Lamb. (J)In the middle of its street, and on either side of the river, was (K)the tree of life, which bore twelve fruits, each tree yielding its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree were (L)for the healing of the nations. And (M)there shall be no more curse, (N)but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it, and His (O)servants shall serve Him. (P)They shall see His face, and (Q)His name shall be on their foreheads. (R)There shall be no night there: They need no lamp nor (S)light of the sun, for (T)the Lord God gives them light. (U)And they shall reign forever and ever.

Footnotes

  1. Revelation 21:23 NU, M omit in it
  2. Revelation 21:23 M very glory
  3. Revelation 21:24 NU, M omit of those who are saved
  4. Revelation 21:24 M of the nations to Him
  5. Revelation 21:26 M adds that they may enter in.
  6. Revelation 21:27 NU, M profane, nor one who causes
  7. Revelation 22:1 NU, M omit pure