9And there cameuntome one of the sevenangelswhichhad the sevenvialsfull of the sevenlastplagues,andtalkedwithme,saying , Come hither , I will shewthee the bride, the Lamb'swife.10And he carriedmeawayin the spiritto a greatandhighmountain,andshewedme that greatcity, the holyJerusalem,descending out ofheavenfromGod,11Having the glory of God:andherlight was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasperstone, clear as crystal ;
12Andhad a wallgreatandhigh, and hadtwelvegates,andat the gatestwelveangels,andnames written thereon , whichare the names of the twelvetribes of the children of Israel:13On the eastthreegates;on the norththreegates;on the souththreegates;andon the westthreegates.14And the wall of the cityhadtwelvefoundations,andinthem the names of the twelveapostles of the Lamb.15And he that talkedwithmehad a goldenreedtomeasure the city,and the gatesthereof,and the wallthereof.16And the cityliethfoursquare,and the lengthis as largeasthebreadth:and he measured the city with the reed , twelvethousandfurlongs. The lengthand the breadthand the height of itareequal.17And he measured the wallthereof, an hundred and forty and fourcubits, according to the measure of a man, that is , of the angel.18And the building of the wall of itwas of jasper:and the city was puregold,like unto clearglass.19And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner ofpreciousstones. The firstfoundation was jasper; the second,sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;20
The fifth,sardonyx; the sixth,sardius; the seventh,chrysolite; the eighth,beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.21And the twelvegates were twelvepearls;everyseveralgatewasofonepearl:and the street of the city was puregold, as it weretransparentglass.22And I sawnotempletherein : for the LordGodAlmightyand the Lambare the temple of it.23And the cityhadnoneed of the sun,neither of the moon,toshineinit:for the glory of God did lightenit,and the Lamb is the lightthereof.24And the nations of them which are saved shall walkin the light of it:and the kings of the earth do bringtheirgloryandhonourintoit.25And the gates of itshallnot be shut at all by day:for there shall benonightthere.26And they shall bring the gloryandhonour of the nationsintoit.27And there shall in no wiseenterintoit any thing that defileth , neither whatsoever workethabomination,or maketh a lie:but they which are writtenin the Lamb'sbook of life.