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

  • Irene123
    To Priscilla on Rev.21 -- Read Acts ch. 2, but PRAY first for Jesus to open your (spiritual) eyes. Take note of vs. 37-38.
  • Irene123
    To Curt on 2 Cor. 6:18 -- ye shall be my sons and daughters - refers to life here on earth, to coming out from among the sinners.
  • Curt
    As far as gender in heaven, Paul taught the saints in Corinth that "ye shall be my sons and daughters" (2 Corinthians 6:18). This is very similar to what these verses teach and demonstrate that gender is consistent with what we experience on earth. There will be Sons and Daughters.
  • 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

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