Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

It had a great and high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names were written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.

King James Version

And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:

Holman Bible

The city had a massive high wall, with 12 gates. Twelve angels were at the gates; the names of the 12 tribes of Israel’s sons were inscribed on the gates.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

which has a great and high wall having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve agents, and names inscribed, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel:

American Standard Version

having a wall great and high; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:

Amplified

It had a massive and high wall, with twelve [large] gates, and at the gates [were stationed] twelve angels; and on the gates the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel were written.

Anderson New Testament

It had a wall, great and high; and it had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel;

Bible in Basic English

She had a wall great and high, with twelve doors, and at the doors twelve angels; and names on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

Common New Testament

It had a great, high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and on the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.

Daniel Mace New Testament

her walls were large and high; the gates were twelve; and at the gates twelve angels, with the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel inscrib'd thereon.

Darby Translation

having a great and high wall; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names inscribed, which are those of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

having a great and high wall; having also twelve gates, and over the gates twelve angels, and names written upon them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel:

Godbey New Testament

having a wall great and high, having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written upon them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.

Goodspeed New Testament

It had a great, high wall with twelve gates, and twelve angels at the gates, which had carved upon them the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

John Wesley New Testament

clear as crystal, Having a wall great and high, having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and the names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel: On the east three gates,

Julia Smith Translation

And having a wall great and high, having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and the names inscribed, which are of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel:

King James 2000

And having a wall great and high, and having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:

Lexham Expanded Bible

It has a great and high wall that has twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written on [the gates] which are of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel--

Modern King James verseion

And it had a great and high wall, with twelve gates. And on the gates were twelve angels, and having names inscribed, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel:

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and had walls great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels: and names written, which are the twelve tribes of Israel:

Moffatt New Testament

it has a huge, high wall with twelve gates, twelve angels at the twelve gates, and names inscribed thereon which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel,

Montgomery New Testament

with a wall great and high, and twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names written thereon, the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

NET Bible

It has a massive, high wall with twelve gates, with twelve angels at the gates, and the names of the twelve tribes of the nation of Israel are written on the gates.

New Heart English Bible

having a great and high wall; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

Noyes New Testament

having a wall great and high; having 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;

Sawyer New Testament

It had a great and high wall, it had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names inscribed, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

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, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and she had a great wall and lofty, having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names inscribed on them, which are those of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It had a great high wall, in which were twelve gates; and at these gates there were twelve angels, and there were names inscribed on the gates, the names of the twelve tribes of the Israelites.

Webster

And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

Weymouth New Testament

It has a wall, massive and high, with twelve large gates, and in charge of the gates were twelve angels. And overhead, above the gates, names were inscribed which are those of the twelve tribes of the descendants of Israel.

Williams New Testament

It had a great, high wall, with twelve huge gates, and twelve angels in charge of the gates, which had inscribed upon them the names of the twelve tribes of Israel.

World English Bible

having a great and high wall; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

Worrell New Testament

having a wall great and high; having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names inscribed, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel;

Worsley New Testament

having also a great and high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and there were names inscribed, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

having also a wall great and high, having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve messengers, and names written thereon, which are those of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

had
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

a wall
τεῖχος 
Teichos 
Usage: 9

μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

and





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

ὑψηλός 
Hupselos 
Usage: 10

and had
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

δώδεκα 
Dodeka 
δώδεκα 
Dodeka 
Usage: 65
Usage: 65

πυλών 
Pulon 
Usage: 17

at
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the gates
πυλών 
Pulon 
Usage: 17

G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

ἐπιγράφω 
Epigrapho 
Usage: 5

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

are
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the names of the twelve
δώδεκα 
Dodeka 
Usage: 65

φυλή 
Phule 
Usage: 28

of the children
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Context Readings

A Description Of The New Jerusalem

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. 13 There were three gates on the east side [of the wall]; three gates on the north side; three gates on the south side; and three gates on the west side.


Cross References

Revelation 21:25

And the gates of the city will never be closed during the daytime (for there will never be nighttime there).

Revelation 21:25-32

And the gates of the city will never be closed during the daytime (for there will never be nighttime there).

Revelation 21:25

And the gates of the city will never be closed during the daytime (for there will never be nighttime there).

Revelation 21:25

And the gates of the city will never be closed during the daytime (for there will never be nighttime there).

Revelation 21:25

And the gates of the city will never be closed during the daytime (for there will never be nighttime there).

Revelation 21:25

And the gates of the city will never be closed during the daytime (for there will never be nighttime there).

Revelation 21:25

And the gates of the city will never be closed during the daytime (for there will never be nighttime there).

Revelation 21:25

And the gates of the city will never be closed during the daytime (for there will never be nighttime there).

Matthew 18:10

Make sure you do not look down on any one of these little ones [i.e., humble followers of Christ]. For I tell you, their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven. {[{[Some ancient manuscripts include verse

Luke 15:10

In the same way, there is joy in the presence of God's angels [i.e., in heaven ?] over one sinful person who repents."

Luke 16:22

And it happened that the beggar died and [his spirit] was carried away by angels to a place close to Abraham. And the rich man also died and [his body] was buried.

Acts 26:7

This is the promise our twelve tribes [i.e., family groups], who earnestly serve God night and day, hope to see fulfilled. It is because [I advocate] this hope, O King, that I am being charged [with wrongdoing] by the Jews.

Hebrews 1:14

Are not all angels ministering spirits sent out [by God] to serve those people who will inherit salvation?

Revelation 7:4-8

Then I heard the number of those who were sealed. [It was] one hundred forty-four thousand [in all] from every tribe of the Israelites [Note: This could refer to Christians of Jewish descent].

Revelation 21:17-21

And he measured its wall [and found it to be] two hundred and sixteen feet [high], according to human measurements which the angel was using.

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