Revelation 21:14

“And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the wall of the citie had twelue foundations, and in them the names of the twelue Apostles of the Lambe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them {were} the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the wall of the town had twelve bases, and on them the twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.
- Basic English Bible

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
- Darby Bible

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
- Webster's Bible

The wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and engraved upon them were twelve names--the names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.
- Weymouth Bible

The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.
- World English Bible

And the wal of the citee hadde twelue foundementis, and in hem the twelue names of twelue apostlis, and of the lomb.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 21:14


21:14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb - Figuratively showing that the inhabitants of the city had built only on that faith which the apostles once delivered to the saints.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 21:14


Re 21:14 The wall of the city had twelve foundations. The twelve apostles of the Lamb are foundations of the Church, Jesus Christ being the chief corner-stone (Eph 2:20).

Discussion for Revelation 21

  • BB
    Mike Kim, that is a very interesting subject. Rev. 21:7 indicates exactly what you said. I have often considered and wondered the answer to the gender question as it will be in heaven. I tend to think there will be no gender difference between us as spiritual beings but still wonder. We will be like him!
  • Nancy martin
    do love ones recognize each other in heaven
  • Priscilla
    Well,, I'm thinking these chapter are talking about who will enter heaven,, am i right or wrong????seeking help
  • JJ
    Male or female distinction is not made. Those who have a heavenly hope await "release from their bodies" Romans 8:23, resurrected as spirit sons of God. And those that will live on paradise on earth (Psalm 37:11), will have earthly human, male/female bodies.

    2 Peter 3:13 "But there are a new heaven and a new earth that we are awaiting according to his promise..."
  • Mike Kim
    In Heaven, there are no female and male. We shall be his son. We shall be called my son like sons of God in heaven, am I right?
  • Delores
    If we believe and become rooted and grounded in Jesus we will take joy in our trials and tribulations. We will overcome and rise again the way Jesus did and be glorified in God.

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