Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

New American Standard Bible

The material of the wall was jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass.

King James Version

And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.

Holman Bible

The building material of its wall was jasper, and the city was pure gold like clear glass.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

And the structure of its wall was jasper. And the city was pure gold, similar to clear glass.

American Standard Version

And the building of the wall thereof was jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto pure glass.

Amplified

The wall was built of jasper; and the city was pure gold, transparent like clear crystal.

Anderson New Testament

And the wall of it was built of jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass.

Bible in Basic English

And the building of its wall was of jasper, and the town was clear gold, clear as glass.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

the wall was built of jasper; and the city was of pure gold, as pure as glass.

Darby Translation

And the building of its wall was jasper; and the city pure gold, like pure glass:

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And the wall was built of jasper, and the city was pure gold, like refined glass.

Godbey New Testament

And the building of the wall was jasper: and the city pure gold, like transparent glass.

Goodspeed New Testament

The material of the wall was jasper, but the city was pure gold, as transparent as glass.

John Wesley New Testament

And the building of the wall thereof was jasper, and the city was of pure gold, like clear glass.

Julia Smith Translation

And the interior construction of her wall was a jasper: and the city pure gold, like pure crystal.

King James 2000

And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the material of its wall [is] jasper, and the city [is] pure gold, similar in appearance to pure glass.

Modern King James verseion

And the foundation of its wall was jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the building of the wall of it was of jasper. And the city was pure gold like unto clear glass

Moffatt New Testament

The material of the wall is jasper, but the City is made of pure gold, transparent like glass.

Montgomery New Testament

And its wall is made of jasper; but the city is of pure gold, like pure glass.

NET Bible

The city's wall is made of jasper and the city is pure gold, like transparent glass.

New Heart English Bible

The construction of its wall was jasper. The city was pure gold, like pure glass.

Noyes New Testament

And the material of its wall was jasper; and the city was of pure gold, like to clear glass.

Sawyer New Testament

And the building of its wall was jasper, and the city was of pure gold like clear glass.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the structure of the wall thereof, was jasper, and, the city, was pure gold, like unto pure glass.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The structure of the wall of it was jasper, and the city pure gold, like clear glass.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The material of the wall of the City was jasper, and the City was built of pure gold, which shone like clear glass.

Webster

And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like clear glass.

Weymouth New Testament

The solid fabric of the wall was jasper; and the city itself was made of gold, resembling transparent glass.

Williams New Testament

The material of its wall was jasper, but the city itself was pure gold, as transparent as glass.

World English Bible

The construction of its wall was jasper. The city was pure gold, like pure glass.

Worrell New Testament

And the material of its wall was jasper; and the city was pure gold, like pure glass.

Worsley New Testament

And the structure of its wall was of Jasper, and the city pure gold, like transparent glass.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the building of its wall was jasper, and the city is pure gold -- like to pure glass;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

the building
ἐνδόμησις 
Endomesis 
Usage: 1

of the wall
τεῖχος 
Teichos 
Usage: 9

of it

Usage: 0

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

of jasper
ἴασπις 
Iaspis 
Usage: 4

and

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

the city
πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

καθαρός 
Katharos 
Usage: 21

χρυσίον 
Chrusion 
Usage: 8

ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26

καθαρός 
Katharos 
Usage: 21

Context Readings

A Description Of The New Jerusalem

17 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. 18 The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass. 19 The foundation of the city's wall was decorated with all kinds of precious stones [Note: Not all of the following stones listed can be accurately identified today]. The first foundation stone was jasper [i.e., a bluish-colored stone]; the second was sapphire; the third was chalcedony [i.e., a translucent quartz of pale blue or gray]; the fourth was emerald;


Cross References

Revelation 21:11

It had the splendor of God [shining from it], and was as brilliant as a very precious stone, as crystal-clear as jasper.

Revelation 21:21

And the twelve gates were made of twelve pearls, with each gate being made of a single pearl. And the street of the city was made of pure gold, as transparent as glass.

Revelation 21:19

The foundation of the city's wall was decorated with all kinds of precious stones [Note: Not all of the following stones listed can be accurately identified today]. The first foundation stone was jasper [i.e., a bluish-colored stone]; the second was sapphire; the third was chalcedony [i.e., a translucent quartz of pale blue or gray]; the fourth was emerald;

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