Revelation 21:3-13 GNT

3 I heard a loud voice speaking from the throne: "Now God's home is with people! He will live with them, and they shall be his people. God himself will be with them, and he will be their God. 1

References for Revelation 21:3

    • 161 21:3 - 21.3 Ez 37.27; Lv 26.11, 12.
      4 He will wipe away all tears from their eyes. There will be no more death, no more grief or crying or pain. The old things have disappeared." 2

      References for Revelation 21:4

        • 162 21:4 - 21.4 a Is 25.8; b Is 35.10; 65.19.
          5 Then the one who sits on the throne said, "And now I make all things new!" He also said to me, "Write this, because these words are true and can be trusted."
          6 And he said, "It is done! I am the first and the last, the beginning and the end. To anyone who is thirsty I will give the right to drink from the spring of the water of life without paying for it. 3

          References for Revelation 21:6

            • 163 21:6 - 21.6 Is 55.1.
              7 Those who win the victory will receive this from me: I will be their God, and they will be my children. 4

              References for Revelation 21:7

                • 164 21:7 - 21.7 2 S 7.14; Ps 89.26, 27.
                  8 But cowards, traitors, perverts, murderers, the immoral, those who practice magic, those who worship idols, and all liars - the place for them is the lake burning with fire and sulfur, which is the second death."
                  9 One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came to me and said, "Come, and I will show you the Bride, the wife of the Lamb."
                  10 The Spirit took control of me, and the angel carried me to the top of a very high mountain. He showed me Jerusalem, the Holy City, coming down out of heaven from God 5

                  References for Revelation 21:10

                    • 165 21:10 - 21.10 Ez 40.2+2 2 Esd 10.27.
                      11 and shining with the glory of God. The city shone like a precious stone, like a jasper, clear as crystal.
                      12 It had a great, high wall with twelve gates and with twelve angels in charge of the gates. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of the people of Israel. 6

                      References for Revelation 21:12

                        • 166 21:12 - 21.12, 13 Ez 48.30-35.
                          13 There were three gates on each side: three on the east, three on the south, three on the north, and three on the west.