Revelation 21:21

“And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the twelue gates were twelue pearles, euery seuerall gate was of one pearle, and the streete of the city was pure golde, as it were transparent glasse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; each one of the gates was a single pearl. And the street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; each one of the several gates was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the twelve doors were twelve pearls; every door was made of one pearl; and the street of the town was clear gold, as clear as glass.
- Basic English Bible

And the twelve gates, twelve pearls; each one of the gates, respectively, was of one pearl; and the street of the city pure gold, as transparent glass.
- Darby Bible

And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl; and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
- Webster's Bible

And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; each of them consisting of a single pearl. And the main street of the city was made of pure gold, resembling transparent glass.
- Weymouth Bible

The twelve gates were twelve pearls. Each one of the gates was made of one pearl. The street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.
- World English Bible

And twelue yatis ben twelue margaritis, bi ech; `and ech yate was of ech margarete. And the stretis of the citee weren clene gold, as of glas ful schynynge.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the twelve gates [are] twelve pearls, each several one of the gates was of one pearl; and the broad-place of the city [is] pure gold -- as transparent glass.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Revelation 21:21


Re 21:21 The twelve gates [were] twelve pearls. Each gate composed of a single pearl. The street of the city [was] pure gold. The streets were paved with pure gold. As it were transparent glass. Transparency is the symbol of purity.

Discussion for Revelation 21

  • Wayne
    J, do you have scriptures for your statement, man is nothing and never will be anything?
  • Mari
    We must be born again. Jesus said
  • Charlie
    sabbath keppers wife you are deceived we are not angels nor will be
    ever be angels genesis2-7 we were formed from the dust of the
    ground and became a living soul not an angel.you need to
    be born again in order to enter the kingdom of heaven john3-3
  • J
    Man is nothing, and man shall be nothing forever forgetting the tree of life and that's a fact.
  • Mwendt
    In Matthew 22:30 Jesus says "For in the resurrection they neither marry,nor are given in marriage,but are as the angels of God in heaven."
  • Mikeo619
    Salvation isn't a process that happens in a few minutes, it requires a lot of patience and discipline....it takes months of repenting and the second a human commits a sin, he restarts his journey towards God...Romans 6:23For the wages of sin is death spirtual death ...when a human is saved he will recieve his guardian angel in his room as described in Hebrew part of my testimony in Jesus Christ

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