Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

It had the splendor of God [shining from it], and was as brilliant as a very precious stone, as crystal-clear as jasper.

New American Standard Bible

having the glory of God. Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

King James Version

Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Holman Bible

arrayed with God’s glory. Her radiance was like a very precious stone, like a jasper stone, bright as crystal.

International Standard Version

The glory of God was its radiance, and its light was like a valuable gem, like jasper, as clear as crystal.

A Conservative Version

having the glory of God, the light of it similar to a most precious stone, like a jasper stone being crystal clear,

American Standard Version

having the glory of God: her light was like unto a stone most precious, as it were a jasper stone, clear as crystal:

Amplified

having God’s glory [filled with His radiant light]. The brilliance of it resembled a rare and very precious jewel, like jasper, shining and clear as crystal.

Anderson New Testament

having the glory of God: that which gave it light was like a most costly stone, like jasper-stone, brilliant as crystal.

Bible in Basic English

Having the glory of God: and her light was like a stone of great price, a jasper stone, clear as glass:

Common New Testament

having the glory of God, and its brilliance was like that of a very precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it blaz'd with the glory of God: her luminary was like that of a brilliant, even like a jasper, as transparent as crystal.

Darby Translation

having the glory of God. Her shining was like a most precious stone, as a crystal-like jasper stone;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

having the glory of God; (its luster was like that of a precious gem, even as a jasper stone, clear as crystal,)

Godbey New Testament

having the glory of God: and her light was like a stone most precious, as a crystalline, jasper stone;

Goodspeed New Testament

in all the glory of God. It shone with a radiance like that of some very precious stone, like jasper, clear as crystal.

John Wesley New Testament

Having the glory of God: her window was like the most precious stone, like a jasper stone,

Julia Smith Translation

Having the glory of God: and her luminary like a most precious stone, as jasper stone, shining like crystal;

King James 2000

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Lexham Expanded Bible

that has the glory of God. Its radiance [is] like a precious stone, [something] like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

Modern King James verseion

having the glory of God. And its light was like a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

having the brightness of God. And her shining was like unto a stone most precious, even a Jasper clear as Crystal:

Moffatt New Testament

with the glory of God. The sheen of it resembled some rare jewel like jasper, clear as crystal;

Montgomery New Testament

It had the glory of God. Its light was like some precious stone, like jasper, clear as crystal;

NET Bible

The city possesses the glory of God; its brilliance is like a precious jewel, like a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

New Heart English Bible

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Noyes New Testament

having the glory of God; her light was like to a most precious stone, as it were a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Sawyer New Testament

having the glory of God; its luminary was like the most precious stone, like a crystalline jasper.

The Emphasized Bible

having the glory of God, - her lustre, like unto a stone most precious, as a jasper stone, shining as crystal;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

having the glory of God: and her brilliance was like the most precious gem, as a jasper stone, transparent as crystal;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Its brilliance was like that of some very precious stone, like a jasper, transparent as crystal.

Webster

Having the glory of God: and her light was like to a stone most precious, even like a jasper-stone, clear as crystal;

Weymouth New Testament

and bringing with it the glory of God. It shone with a radiance like that of a very precious stone--such as a jasper, bright and transparent.

Williams New Testament

and it continued to retain the glory of God. The luster of it was like a very precious stone, like jasper, clear as crystal.

World English Bible

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Worrell New Testament

having the glory of God; her radiance was like a stone most precious, as a jasper stone clear as crystal;

Worsley New Testament

and her light was like a most precious stone, even as a Jasper-stone resembling crystal:

Youngs Literal Translation

having the glory of God, and her light is like a stone most precious, as a jasper stone clear as crystal,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

her

Usage: 0

φωστήρ 
Phoster 
Usage: 2

ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26

a stone
λίθος 
Lithos 
Usage: 41

τίμιος 
Timios 
Usage: 14

ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

a jasper
ἴασπις 
Iaspis 
Usage: 4

λίθος 
Lithos 
Usage: 41

Context Readings

A Description Of The New Jerusalem

10 So, he transported me away in [i.e., under the influence of] the Holy Spirit, to a very high mountain and showed me the holy city Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. 11 It had the splendor of God [shining from it], and was as brilliant as a very precious stone, as crystal-clear as jasper. 12 It had a very high wall [around it], with twelve angels [stationed] at its twelve gates. The names written on the gates were those of the twelve tribes of the Israelites.


Cross References

Revelation 4:6

And there was an ocean, as crystal-clear as glass, in front of the throne. And at the center, surrounding the throne were four living beings, covered with eyes in the front and back of them. [Note: In view of Isa. 6:1-3 and especially Eze. 10:20ff, these "living beings" appear to be some special order of heavenly beings who inhabit the presence of God].

Revelation 22:5

And it will never be nighttime there anymore; they will not need the light of a lamp or of the sun, for the Lord will give them light. And they [i.e., God's servants] will rule [with Christ, See 20:4] forever and ever.

Revelation 21:18-19

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18-2

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18-20

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18-14

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 21:18

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Revelation 4:3

And He who was seated [on it] appeared like jasper [i.e., possibly diamond. See 21:11] and carnelian [i.e., possibly a brilliant red stone], and there was a rainbow, resembling an emerald, surrounding the throne.

Revelation 15:8

And the Temple was filled with smoke from the splendor and power of God, and no one could enter the Temple until the seven plagues [brought on] by the seven angels were completed.

Revelation 21:22-23

But I did not see a Temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the city's Temple.

Revelation 22:1

Then the angel [See 21:9] showed me the river of the water of life. It was crystal-clear as it flowed out of the throne of God and the Lamb,

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