Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because God’s glory illuminates it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

New American Standard Bible

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

King James Version

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

International Standard Version

The city doesn't need any sun or moon to give it light, because the glory of God gave it light, and the lamb was its lamp.

A Conservative Version

And the city has no need of the sun, nor of the moon, so that they might shine in it, for the glory of God illuminated it, and the light of it is the Lamb.

American Standard Version

And the city hath no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine upon it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the lamp thereof is the Lamb.

Amplified

And the city has no need of the sun nor of the moon to give light to it, for the glory (splendor, radiance) of God has illumined it, and the Lamb is its lamp and light.

An Understandable Version

And the city does not need the sun or the moon to illuminate it, for the splendor of God provides the light for it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Anderson New Testament

And the city had no need of the sun, nor of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God gave it light, and the lamp of it is the Lamb.

Bible in Basic English

And the town has no need of the sun, or of the moon, to give it light: for the glory of God did make it light, and the light of it is the Lamb.

Common New Testament

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the city had no need either of the sun, or of the moon to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the lamb is the luminary thereof.

Darby Translation

And the city has no need of the sun nor of the moon, that they should shine for it; for the glory of God has enlightened it, and the lamp thereof is the Lamb.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it; for the glory of the Lord enlightened it, and the Lamb is the light of it.

Godbey New Testament

And the city has no need of the sun, nor of the moon, that they may light it:

Goodspeed New Testament

The city does not need the sun nor the moon to shine in it, for the glory of God lighted it, and the Lamb is its lamp.

John Wesley New Testament

And the city hath no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine on it; for the glory of God hath inlightened it, and the Lamb is the lamp thereof.

Julia Smith Translation

And the city has no need of the sun, nor of the moon, that they shine in her: for the glory of God enlightened her, and her light the Lamb.

King James 2000

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God is its light, and the Lamb is its lamp.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon, that they shine on it, for the glory of God illuminates it, and its lamp [is] the Lamb.

Modern King James verseion

And the city had no need of the sun, nor of the moon, that they might shine in it, for the glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the city hath no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to lighten it. For the brightness of God did light it: and the lamb was the light of it.

Moffatt New Testament

And the City needs no sun or moon to shine upon it, for the glory of God illumines it, and the Lamb lights it up.

Montgomery New Testament

And the city has no need of the sun, Nor of the moon, to shine upon it; For the glory of God has lightened it, And its lamp is the Lamb.

NET Bible

The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because the glory of God lights it up, and its lamp is the Lamb.

New Heart English Bible

The city has no need for the sun, neither of the moon, to shine, for the very glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Noyes New Testament

And the city hath no need of the sun, nor of the moon, to shine upon it; for the glory of God lightened it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

Sawyer New Testament

And the city has no need of the sun, nor of the moon, to give a light to it; for the glory of God lights it, and its light the Lamb.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the city, hath no need of the sun, nor of the moon, that they should shine therein; for, the glory of God, illumined it, and, the lamp thereof, was the Lamb.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon to shine upon it: for the glory of God illuminates it, and the Lamb is the lamp thereof.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The City has no need of 'the sun or the moon to shine upon it, for the Glory of God illuminated it,' and its Lamp was the Lamb.

Webster

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God enlightened it, and the Lamb is the light of it.

Weymouth New Testament

Nor has the city any need of the sun or of the moon, to give it light; for the glory of God has shone upon it and its lamp is the Lamb.

Williams New Testament

The city does not need the sun or moon to shine in it, for the glory of God has lighted it, and the Lamb is its lamp.

World English Bible

The city has no need for the sun, neither of the moon, to shine, for the very glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Worrell New Testament

And the city has no need of the sun, nor of the moon, to shine upon it; for the glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Worsley New Testament

And the city hath no need of the sun, nor of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God enlighteneth it, and the Lamb is it's light.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the city hath no need of the sun, nor of the moon, that they may shine in it; for the glory of God did lighten it, and the lamp of it is the Lamb;

Interlinear

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

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

the city
πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

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

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

of the sun
ἥλιος 
helios 
Usage: 25

οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

of the moon
σελήνη 
Selene 
Usage: 6

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

φαίνω 
Phaino 
Usage: 22

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

it



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10

and

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

the Lamb
ἀρνίον 
Arnion 
Lamb i.e. Christ, lamb
Usage: 29

is the light
λύχνος 
Luchnos 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals about Revelation 21:23

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Images Revelation 21:23

Context Readings

A Description Of The New Jerusalem

22 I did not see a sanctuary in it, because the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb are its sanctuary. 23 The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because God’s glory illuminates it, and its lamp is the Lamb. 24 The nations will walk in its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it.


Cross References

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun will no longer be your light by day,
and the brightness of the moon will not shine on you;
but the Lord will be your everlasting light,
and your God will be your splendor.

Revelation 21:11

arrayed with God’s glory. Her radiance was like a very precious stone, like a jasper stone, bright as crystal.

Revelation 22:5

Night will no longer exist, and people will not need lamplight or sunlight, because the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign forever and ever.

Isaiah 24:23

The moon will be put to shame
and the sun disgraced,
because the Lord of Hosts will reign as king
on Mount Zion in Jerusalem,
and He will display His glory
in the presence of His elders.

Isaiah 2:10

Go into the rocks
and hide in the dust
from the terror of the Lord
and from His majestic splendor.

Isaiah 2:19

People will go into caves in the rocks
and holes in the ground,
away from the terror of the Lord
and from His majestic splendor,
when He rises to terrify the earth.

Isaiah 2:21

They will go into the caves of the rocks
and the crevices in the cliffs,
away from the terror of the Lord
and from His majestic splendor,
when He rises to terrify the earth.

Habakkuk 3:3

God comes from Teman,
the Holy One from Mount Paran.Selah
His splendor covers the heavens,
and the earth is full of His praise.

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of Man is going to come with His angels in the glory of His Father, and then He will reward each according to what he has done.

Mark 8:38

For whoever is ashamed of Me and of My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation to the Gentiles
and glory to Your people Israel.

John 1:4

Life was in Him,
and that life was the light of men.

John 1:9

The true light, who gives light to everyone,
was coming into the world.

John 1:14

The Word became flesh
and took up residence among us.
We observed His glory,
the glory as the One and Only Son from the Father,
full of grace and truth.

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God.
The One and Only Son
the One who is at the Father’s side
He has revealed Him.

John 5:23

so that all people will honor the Son just as they honor the Father. Anyone who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.

John 17:24

Father,
I desire those You have given Me
to be with Me where I am.
Then they will see My glory,
which You have given Me
because You loved Me before the world’s foundation.

Acts 22:11

“Since I couldn’t see because of the brightness of that light, I was led by the hand by those who were with me, and came into Damascus.

Revelation 18:1

After this I saw another angel with great authority coming down from heaven, and the earth was illuminated by his splendor.

Revelation 21:25

Each day its gates will never close because it will never be night there.

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