16 The city is laid out as a square, and its length is as great as the width; and he measured the city with the [a]rod, [b]twelve thousand stadia; its length, width, and height are equal. 17 And he measured its wall, [c]144 cubits, by (A)human [d]measurements, which are also (B)angelic measurements. 18 The material of the wall was (C)jasper; and the city was (D)pure gold, like [e]clear (E)glass.

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  1. Revelation 21:16 Lit reed
  2. Revelation 21:16 Possibly about 1,380 miles or 2,220 km; a Roman stadion perhaps averaged 607 ft. or 185 m
  3. Revelation 21:17 Possibly about 216 ft. or 65 m; a cubit is about 18 in. or 45 cm
  4. Revelation 21:17 Lit measure
  5. Revelation 21:18 Lit pure

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