And it had a wall great and high, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel:
And the gates of the city shall be according to the names of the tribes of Israel: three gates northward; the gate of Reuben, one; the gate of Judah, another; the gate of Levi, another.
And her gates shall never be shut by day; for there shall be no night there.
Each man of the sons of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, according to the ensigns of the houses of their fathers; round about the tabernacle of the testimony shall they pitch.
For we were slaves; yet our God did not forsake us in our bondage, but has extended mercy over us before the king of Persia, that we may be given life to lift up the house of our God and to cause the desolations thereof to be restored and to give us a wall of protection 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 with gladness, both with thanksgiving and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.
Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion; build thou the walls of Jerusalem.
Peace be within thy walls and rest within thy palaces.
And I will make thy windows of precious stones, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of stones of great price.
Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Saving Health and thy gates Praise.
Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in the heavens their angels always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.
Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.
And it came to pass that the beggar died and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom; the rich man also died and was buried;
unto which promise our twelve tribes, constantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, King Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth in service for the love of those who are the heirs of saving health?
And I heard the number of those that were sealed: and there were sealed a hundred and forty-four thousand of all the tribes of the sons of Israel.
And he measured its wall, a hundred and forty-four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.