Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 13 There were three gates on the east, three gates on the north, three gates on the south, and three gates on the west.


Cross References

Ezekiel 48:31-34

are to be the gates of the city. Named after the tribes of Israel, three gates are to serve the north site: one named the Reuben Gate, one named the Judah Gate, and one named the Levi Gate.

Revelation 21:25

Its gates will never be shut at the end of the day because there will be no night there.

Numbers 2:2-32

"Every single Israeli is to encamp beneath his standard with the emblem of his ancestral house. The Israelis are to encamp in front of and surrounding the Tent of Meeting."

Ezra 9:9

Even though we are slaves, our God has not abandoned us in our slavery. Instead, he has extended gracious love to us in the presence of the kings of Persia, to grant us revival, to set up the Temple of our God, to repair its damage, and to give us a protective wall for Judah and Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 12:27

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, they invited the descendants of Levi to come from wherever they lived to Jerusalem so they could celebrate the dedication with joy, thanksgiving, and songs, accompanied by cymbals, lyres, and harps.

Psalm 51:18

Show favor to Zion in your good pleasure; and rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 122:7

May peace be within your ramparts, and prosperity within your fortresses."

Isaiah 54:12

And I'll make your battlements of rubies, and your gates of jewels, and all your walls of precious stones.

Isaiah 60:18

Then violence will no longer be heard in your land, nor devastation or destruction within your borders; but you'll call your walls "Salvation', and your gates "Praise'.

Matthew 18:10

"See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, because I tell you, their angels in heaven always have access to my Father in heaven.

Luke 15:10

In the same way, I tell you that there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents."

Luke 16:22

"One day, the beggar died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried.

Acts 26:7

Our twelve tribes, worshiping day and night with intense devotion, hope to attain it. It is because of this hope, O King, that I am accused by the Jews.

Hebrews 1:14

All of them are spirits on a divine mission, sent to serve those who are about to inherit salvation, aren't they?

Revelation 7:4-8

I heard the number of those who were sealed: 144,000. Those who were sealed were from every tribe of Israel:

Revelation 21:17-21

He also measured its wall. According to the human measurement that the angel was using, it was 144 cubits.

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