Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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

Clothed in God's glory [in all its splendor and radiance]. The luster of it resembled a rare and most precious jewel, like jasper, shining clear as crystal.

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.

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

having the clarity of God; and her light was like unto a most precious stone, even like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

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 He carried me away in the Spirit to a large, high mountain and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven. 11 The glory of God was its radiance, and its light was like a valuable gem, like jasper, as clear as crystal. 12 It had a large, high wall with twelve gates. Twelve angels were at the gates, and the names of the twelve tribes of Israel were written on the gates.


Cross References

Revelation 4:6

In front of the throne was something like a sea of glass as clear as crystal. In the center of the throne and on each side of the throne were four living creatures full of eyes in front and in back.

Revelation 22:5

There will be no more night, and they will not need any light from lamps or the sun because the Lord God will shine on them. They will rule forever and ever.

Revelation 21:18-19

Its wall was made of jasper. The city was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

Job 28:17

It cannot be compared to gold and fine glass crystal, nor can it be exchanged for gold-plated weaponry.

Isaiah 4:5

Then the LORD will create over the entire site of Mount Zion including over those who assemble there a cloud by day

Isaiah 60:1-2

"Arise, shine! For your light has come; the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.

Isaiah 60:19-20

"The sun will no longer be your light by day, nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.

Ezekiel 1:22

There was spread out over the heads of the living beings what looked like a canopy, in outward appearance resembling ice,

Ezekiel 1:26

From above the canopy that was spread out over their heads, there appeared to be something reminiscent of a throne, resembling sapphire in form.

Ezekiel 28:13-14

You used to be in Eden God's paradise! You wore precious stones for clothing: ruby, topaz, diamond, beryl, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and carbuncle. Your settings were crafted in gold, along with your engravings. On the day of your creation they had been prepared!

Ezekiel 28:16

Since your vast business dealings filled you with violent intent from top to bottom, you sinned, so I cast you away as defiled from the mountain of God. I destroyed you, you guardian cherub, from the midst of the fiery stones.

Ezekiel 43:2

and the glory of the God of Israel was coming from the east. His voice sounded like roaring water, and the land shimmered from his glory.

Ezekiel 48:35

A perimeter is to measure 18,000 units, and the name of the city from that time on is to be: "THE LORD IS THERE.'"

Revelation 4:3

The person sitting there looked like jasper and carnelian, and there was a rainbow around the throne that looked like an emerald.

Revelation 15:8

The Temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God and his power, and no one could enter the Temple until the seven plagues of the seven angels came to an end.

Revelation 21:22-23

I saw no temple in it, because the Lord God Almighty and the lamb are its temple.

Revelation 22:1

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal. It was flowing from the throne of God and the lamb.

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