Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.

Bible References

The twelve

Revelation 21:12
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.
Revelation 17:4
And the woman was dressed in purple and red [clothing], and was adorned with gold [jewelry] and precious stones and pearls. In her hand she held a golden cup full of disgusting things and of the pollutions of her sexual immorality.
Matthew 13:45
"Again, the kingdom of heaven is similar to a [retail] merchant searching to buy some fine pearls.

Pure

Revelation 21:18
The material for the city's wall was jasper, and the city [itself] was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.
Revelation 17:4
And the woman was dressed in purple and red [clothing], and was adorned with gold [jewelry] and precious stones and pearls. In her hand she held a golden cup full of disgusting things and of the pollutions of her sexual immorality.
Revelation 18:16
saying, 'It is too bad for the great city that was dressed in expensive linen and purple and scarlet [clothing], and that was adorned with gold, precious stones and pearl [jewelry]!
Revelation 22:2
and down the middle of the city's street. And on each side of the river stood the tree of life; it produced twelve crops of fruit, yielding a crop every month. And the leaves of the tree [served as medicine] for healing the nations.

As it

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.