Promise (epaggelma). As in Isaiah 1:4 . The reference is to Isaiah 65:17 ; Isaiah 66:22 . See also Revelation 21:1 . For kaino (new) see on "Mt 26:29". For the expectant attitude in prosdokwmen (we look for) repeated from verse Revelation 12 and again in verse Revelation 14 , see apekdecomeqa (we eagerly look for) in Philippians 3:20 . Wherein (en oi). The new heavens and earth. Dwelleth (katoikei). Has its home (oiko). Certainly "righteousness" (dikaiosunh) is not at home in this present world either in individuals, families, or nations.