Revelation 21:1-8 CSB

The New Creation

1 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth,a for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea existed no longer.b

References for Revelation 21:1

    • a 21:1 - 2 Pt 3:13; Isaiah 65:17
    • b 21:1 - Rv 13:1
      2 I also saw the Holy City, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,c prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.d

      References for Revelation 21:2

        • c 21:2 - Gl 4:26; Heb 11:10; Rv 3:12
        • d 21:2 - Rv 19:7
          3 Then I heard a loud voice from the throne:e Look! God's dwellingf is with men, and He will live with them. They will be His people,g and God Himself will be with them and be their God.h

          References for Revelation 21:3

            • e 21:3 - Other mss read from heaven
            • f 21:3 - Or tent, or tabernacle
            • g 21:3 - Lv 26:11-12; Jr 31:33; Ezk 37:27; Zch 8:8
            • h 21:3 - Other mss omit and be their God
              4 He will wipe away every tear from their eyes.i Death will exist no longer;j grief, crying, and pain will exist no longer,k because the previous thingsl have passed away.m

              References for Revelation 21:4

                • i 21:4 - Isaiah 25:8
                • j 21:4 - Isaiah 25:8; 1 Co 15:54
                • k 21:4 - Isaiah 35:10; 65:19
                • l 21:4 - Or the first things
                • m 21:4 - Isaiah 42:9
                  5 Then the One seated on the throne said, "Look! I am making everything new." He also said, "Write, because these wordsn are faithful and true."o

                  References for Revelation 21:5

                    • n 21:5 - Other mss add of God
                    • o 21:5 - Rv 22:6
                      6 And He said to me, "It is done!p I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End.q I will give to the thirstyr from the spring of living water as a gift.s

                      References for Revelation 21:6

                        • p 21:6 - Rv 16:17
                        • q 21:6 - Isaiah 44:6; 48:12
                        • r 21:6 - Isaiah 55:1
                        • s 21:6 - Ps 36:9; Jr 2:13; Jn 4:14
                          7 The victort will inherit these things, and I will be his God, and he will be My son.u

                          References for Revelation 21:7

                              8 But the cowards, unbelievers,v vile, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars-their share will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur,w which is the second death."

                              References for Revelation 21:8

                                • v 21:8 - Other mss add the sinful
                                • w 21:8 - Rv 19:20