having a wall great and high, having twelve gates, and, at the gates, twelve messengers, and names inscribed, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel, -
And the gates of the city, shall be after the names of the tribes of Israel; three gates, northward,-the gate of Reuben, one the gate of Judah, one the gate of Levi one;
and, the gates thereof, shall in nowise be shut, by day, - night, in fact, shall not be there, -
Every man - near his standard with the ensigns belonging to their ancestral houses, shall the sons of Israel encamp, - at a distance round about the tent of meeting, shall they encamp.
For, bondmen, we are, but, in our bondage, hath our God not forsaken us, - but extended unto us lovingkindness before the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up on high the house of our God, to raise up the desolations thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.
And, at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, they sought the Levites, out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, - to keep the dedication and the rejoicing, both with thanksgiving and with music, cymbals, harps, and with lyres.
Do good, in thy good-pleasure, unto Zion, Wilt thou build the walls of Jerusalem!
Peace be within thy walls, prosperity within thy palaces:
Violence, shall no more be heard, in thy land, Wasting nor destruction within thy boundaries, - But thou shalt call Thy walls, Victory, and Thy gates, Praise.
Beware! do not despise one of these little ones; For I say unto you - that, their messengers in the heavens, do, continually, behold the face of my Father in the heavens.
Thus, I say unto you, there ariseth joy in presence of the messengers of God, over one sinner repenting.
And it came to pass that the beggar died, and was carried away by the messengers, into the bosom of Abraham. And, the rich man also, died, and was buried.
unto which hope , our twelve-tribed nation, with intensity, night and day, rendering divine service, is hoping to attain - concerning which hope, I am being accused by Jews, O King!
Are they not, all, spirits, doing public service, - for ministry, sent forth, for the sake of them who are about to inherit salvation?
And I heard the number of the sealed, - a hundred and forty-four thousand, - sealed out of every tribe of the sons of Israel: -
And he measured the wall thereof, - a hundred and forty-four cubits: the measure of a man, which is the measure of a messenger.