Revelation 21:1 LEB

The New Heaven, New Earth, and New Jerusalem

1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea did not exist [any] longer.

References for Revelation 21:1

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      • a 21:4 - Literally "or"
      • b 21:4 - Some manuscripts have "any longer, because the former [things]"
      • c 21:6 - Some manuscripts explicitly state "am"
      • d 21:6 - Or "without charge"
      • e 21:7 - Literally "to him God"
      • f 21:7 - Literally "to me a son"
      • g 21:12 - Literally "having," referring back to the city mentioned in v. 11
      • h 21:12 - Some manuscripts have "which are the names"
      • i 21:16 - Or "two thousand two hundred kilometers"; or "fourteen hundred miles" (a stade was a unit of length about 185 meters or 607 feet)
      • j 21:17 - This number in cubits amounts to 12 times 12; it would be about 65 meters (216 feet)
      • k 21:17 - Literally "according to the measure of a man"
      • l 21:27 - Some manuscripts have "and the one who practices"