Revelation 21:1-9 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

      2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.
      3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Behold, the dwelling of God [is] with humanity, and he will take up residence with them, and they will be his people and God himself will be with them.
      4 And he will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death will not exist [any] longer, anda mourning or wailing or pain will not exist [any] longer. The former [things]b have passed away."

      References for Revelation 21:4

        • Â 21:4 - Literally "or"
        • Ã 21:4 - Some manuscripts have "any longer, because the former [things]"
          5 And the one seated on the throne said, "Behold, I am making all [things] new!" And he said, "Write, because these words are faithful and true."
          6 And he said to me, "It is done! I [am]c the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the one who is thirsty I will give [water] from the spring of the water of life freely.d

          References for Revelation 21:6

            • Ä 21:6 - Some manuscripts explicitly state "am"
            • Å 21:6 - Or "without charge"
              7 The one who conquers will inherit these [things], and I will be {his God}e and he will be {my son}f.

              References for Revelation 21:7

                • Æ 21:7 - Literally "to him God"
                • Ç 21:7 - Literally "to me a son"
                  8 But [as] for the cowards and unbelievers and detestable persons and murderers and sexually immoral people and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their share [is] in the lake that burns with fire and sulphur, which is the second death.

                  A Description of the New Jerusalem

                  9 And one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came and spoke with me, saying, "Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb."

                  References for Revelation 21:9