Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



In the first year of Cyrus the king, Cyrus the king, issued an edict, as to the house of God in Jerusalem, Let the house be built, the place where they used to offer sacrifices, and let the foundations thereof be reared, - the height thereof, sixty cubits, the breadth thereof, sixty cubits;

and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.


Hence, then - no longer, are ye strangers and sojourners, but ye are fellow-citizens of the saints, and members of the household of God, - Having been built up on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, there being, for chief corner stone, Jesus Christ himself, -

and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

But, seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain, - and, when he had taken a seat, his disciples came unto him; and, opening his mouth, he began teaching them, saying: - Happy, the destitute, in spirit; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens; read more.
Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted: Happy, the meek; for, they, shall inherit the earth: Happy, they who hunger and thirst for righteousness; for, they, shall be filled: Happy, the merciful; for, they, shall receive mercy: Happy, the pure, in heart; for, they, shall, see God: Happy, the peacemakers; for, they, shall be, called sons of God: Happy, they who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake; for, theirs, is the kingdom of the heavens. Happy, are ye, whensoever they may reproach you and persecute you, and say every evil thing against you, falsely, for my sake: Rejoice and exult, because, your reward, is great in the heavens; for, so, persecuted they the prophets who were before you. Ye, are the salt of the earth; but, if the salt become tasteless, wherewith shall it be salted? it is good, for nothing, any more, save, being cast out, to be trampled on by men. Ye, are the light of the world: it is impossible for a city to be hid, on the top of a mountain, lying. Neither light they a lamp, and place it under the measure; but upon the lampstand, and it giveth light to all that are in the house. In like manner, let your light shine before men, - that they may see your good works, - and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.

While yet he was speaking unto the multitudes, lo! his mother and brethren, were standing without, seeking to speak with him. And one said to him, Lo! thy mother and thy brethren, without, are standing, seeking, to speak, with thee. But, he, answering, said unto him that was telling him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren? read more.
And, stretching forth his hand towards his disciples, he said, Lo! my mother and my brethren! For, whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in the heavens, he, is my, brother, and sister, and mother.

And Jesus, answering, said to him - Happy, art thou, Simon Bar-yona, - because, flesh and blood, revealed it not unto thee, but my Father who is in the heavens. And, I also, unto thee, say - Thou, art Peter, - and, upon this rock, will I build my assembly, and, the gates of hades, shall not prevail against it.

And there come his mother and his brethren, and, standing, outside, they sent unto him, calling him. And there was sitting around him a multitude, and they say unto him - Lo! thy mother and thy brethren, outside, are seeking thee! And, answering them, he saith - Who are my mother and my brethren? read more.
And, looking around on them who, about him, in a circle, were sitting, he saith, See! my mother and my brethren! Whosoever shall do the will of God, the same, is my brother and sister and mother.

For I think that, God, hath set forth, us the apostles, to be last of all, as men devoted to death, - in that, a spectacle, have we been made, unto the world, - both unto messengers and unto men. We, are foolish for Christ's sake, but, ye, prudent in Christ; we are weak, but, ye, mighty; ye, all-glorious, but, we, dishonoured. Until the present hour, we both hunger and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and are wanderers, read more.
And toil, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless, being persecuted, we hold on, Being defamed, we beseech: as the sweepings of the world have we become, the offscouring of all - until even now.


Hence, then - no longer, are ye strangers and sojourners, but ye are fellow-citizens of the saints, and members of the household of God, - Having been built up on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, there being, for chief corner stone, Jesus Christ himself, -

and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

And Jesus, answering, said to him - Happy, art thou, Simon Bar-yona, - because, flesh and blood, revealed it not unto thee, but my Father who is in the heavens. And, I also, unto thee, say - Thou, art Peter, - and, upon this rock, will I build my assembly, and, the gates of hades, shall not prevail against it.


and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Be it known unto the king, - that, the Jews who came up from thee unto us, are come to Jerusalem, - the rebellious and wicked city, are they building, and, the walls, have they finished, and, the foundations, will they repair.



And he carried me away, in spirit, unto a mountain great and high, and pointed out to me the holy city, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God; having the glory of God, - her lustre, like unto a stone most precious, as a jasper stone, shining as crystal; 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, - read more.
on the east, three gates, and, on the north, three gates, and, on the south, three gates, and, on the west, three gates; and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. And, he that was talking with me, had, for a measure, a reed of gold, that he might measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof. And, the city, four-square, lieth, and, the length thereof, is as great as the breadth. And he measured the city, with the reed, - twelve thousand furlongs: the length, and the breadth, and the height thereof, are, equal. And he measured the wall thereof, - a hundred and forty-four cubits: the measure of a man, which is the measure of a messenger. And, the structure of the wall thereof, was jasper, and, the city, was pure gold, like unto pure glass. The foundations of the wall of the city, with every precious stone were adorned: the first foundation, was jasper, the second, sapphire, the third, chalcedony, the fourth, emerald, the fifth, sardonyx, the sixth, sardius, the seventh, chrysolite, the eighth, beryl, the ninth, topaz, the tenth, chrysoprase, the eleventh, hyacinth, the twelfth, amethyst; and, the twelve gates, were twelve pearls, - each one of the gates, severally, was of one pearl; and, the broadway of the city, was pure gold, as transparent glass. And, sanctuary, saw I none therein; for, the Lord, God, the Almighty, is the sanctuary thereof, and the Lamb. 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. And the nations, shall walk, through her light; and, the kings of the earth, do bring their glory into it, and, the gates thereof, shall in nowise be shut, by day, - night, in fact, shall not be there, - and they shall bring the glory and the honour of the nations into it. And in nowise shall there enter into it, anything common, or he that doeth abomination and falsehood, - but only they who are written in the Lamb's book of life.


These, are they, who with women, were not defiled, for they are, virgin. These, are they who follow the Lamb whithersoever he is going. These, were redeemed from mankind, as a firstfruit unto God and the Lamb;






And there came one of the seven messengers which had the seven bowls, that were full of the seven last plagues, and spake with me, saying - Hither! I will point out to thee the bride, the wife of the Lamb.

And, when he took the scroll, the four living creatures, and the four-and-twenty elders, fell down before the Lamb, having, each one, a harp, and bowls of gold full of incense, - which are the prayers of the saints;

Because, the Lamb that is in the midst of the throne, shall shepherd them, and shall lead them unto life's fountains of waters; and God shall wipe away every tear out of their eyes.

and they sing the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb, saying - Great and marvelous, are thy works, Lord, God, the Almighty! Righteous and true, are thy ways, O King of the ages!


and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

and they say, unto the mountains and unto the rocks - Fall upon us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth upon the throne, and from the anger of the Lamb;

And I saw, and lo! the Lamb, standing upon the mount Zion, - and, with him, a hundred and forty-four thousand, having his name and his Father's name written upon their foreheads.

And I saw, in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, a Lamb, standing, showing that it had been slain, - having seven horns, and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.

And I saw another wild-beast, coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns, like unto a lamb, and began speaking as a dragon.

After these things, I saw, and 1o! a great multitude, - which, to number it! no one was able, - of every nation, and of all tribes, and peoples, and tongues; standing before the throne, and before the Lamb; arrayed in white robes, and palm-branches in their hands; - and they cry out with a loud voice, saying - Salvation unto our God who sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb!

And, sanctuary, saw I none therein; for, the Lord, God, the Almighty, is the sanctuary thereof, and the Lamb. 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.



These, are they, who with women, were not defiled, for they are, virgin. These, are they who follow the Lamb whithersoever he is going. These, were redeemed from mankind, as a firstfruit unto God and the Lamb;






And there came one of the seven messengers which had the seven bowls, that were full of the seven last plagues, and spake with me, saying - Hither! I will point out to thee the bride, the wife of the Lamb.

Because, the Lamb that is in the midst of the throne, shall shepherd them, and shall lead them unto life's fountains of waters; and God shall wipe away every tear out of their eyes.

and they sing the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb, saying - Great and marvelous, are thy works, Lord, God, the Almighty! Righteous and true, are thy ways, O King of the ages!

and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

And he pointed out to me a river of water of life, bright as crystal, issuing forth out of the throne of God and of the Lamb,

and they say, unto the mountains and unto the rocks - Fall upon us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth upon the throne, and from the anger of the Lamb;

And I saw, and lo! the Lamb, standing upon the mount Zion, - and, with him, a hundred and forty-four thousand, having his name and his Father's name written upon their foreheads.

And, no curse, shall there be, any more; and, the throne of God and of the Lamb, shall be, therein, - and his servants will render divine service unto him,

And I saw one messenger, standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying, unto all the birds that fly in mid-heaven, - Hither! be gathered together unto the great supper of God, -

After these things, I saw, and 1o! a great multitude, - which, to number it! no one was able, - of every nation, and of all tribes, and peoples, and tongues; standing before the throne, and before the Lamb; arrayed in white robes, and palm-branches in their hands; - and they cry out with a loud voice, saying - Salvation unto our God who sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb!

And, sanctuary, saw I none therein; for, the Lord, God, the Almighty, is the sanctuary thereof, and the Lamb. 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.






and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.


and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

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, -

And he measured the wall thereof, - a hundred and forty-four cubits: the measure of a man, which is the measure of a messenger. And, the structure of the wall thereof, was jasper, and, the city, was pure gold, like unto pure glass. The foundations of the wall of the city, with every precious stone were adorned: the first foundation, was jasper, the second, sapphire, the third, chalcedony, the fourth, emerald, read more.
the fifth, sardonyx, the sixth, sardius, the seventh, chrysolite, the eighth, beryl, the ninth, topaz, the tenth, chrysoprase, the eleventh, hyacinth, the twelfth, amethyst; and, the twelve gates, were twelve pearls, - each one of the gates, severally, was of one pearl; and, the broadway of the city, was pure gold, as transparent glass.