Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 splendor and radiance (glory) of God illuminate it, and the Lamb is its lamp.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the city had no need of the sun neither of the moon to shine in her, for the clarity of God has illuminated it, and the Lamb is its lamp.

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.

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 
sun , east
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 
appear , shine , be seen , seem , think
Usage: 22

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

it



him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

of God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
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

Context Readings

A Description Of The New Jerusalem

22 And I saw no temple in it: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. 23 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. 24 And the nations of them who are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it.


Cross References

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto you: but the LORD shall be unto you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Revelation 21:11

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Revelation 22:5

And there shall be no night there; and they need no lamp, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God gives them light: and they shall reign forever and ever.

Isaiah 24:23

Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the LORD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his elders gloriously.

Isaiah 2:10

Enter into the rock, and hide in the dust, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty.

Isaiah 2:19

And they shall go into the caves of the rocks, and into the holes of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he arises to shake mightily the earth.

Isaiah 2:21

To go into the clefts of the rocks, and into the tops of the ragged rocks, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he arises to shake mightily the earth.

Habakkuk 3:3

God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

Mark 8:38

Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

Luke 2:32

A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.

John 1:4

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

John 1:9

That was the true Light, that lights every man that comes into the world.

John 1:14

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

John 1:18

No man has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

John 5:23

That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honors not the Son honors not the Father who has sent him.

John 17:24

Father, I will that they also, whom you have given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which you have given me: for you loved me before the foundation of the world.

Acts 22:11

And when I could not see for the glory of that light, being led by the hand of them that were with me, I came into Damascus.

Revelation 18:1

And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was made bright with his glory.

Revelation 21:25

And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.



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