1And I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away; and the sea was no more. 2And I saw the consecrated city, Yerushalayim HaKhadashah, coming down from Elohim, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3And I heard a great voice from heaven saying, “Behold, the Mishkan of Elohim is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people, and Elohim shall be with them and be their Elohim; 4and He shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow nor wailing, neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things have passed away.” 5And He who sat upon the throne said, “Behold, I renew all things.” Then He said to me, “Write; for these are the trustworthy and true words of Elohim.” 6And He said to me, “I am Alef and Tav, the beginning and the end. I will freely give of the fountain of Mayim Khayim to him who is thirsty. 7He who overcomes shall inherit these things; and I will be his Elohim, and he shall be my son. 8But as for the fearful and the untrusting, and the sinful, and corrupt, the murderers, and those who commit adultery, and magicians, and idolators, and all liars, their portion shall be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
9And there came to me one of the seven Malakhim who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues, and he talked with me, saying, “Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of HaSeh.” 10And he carried me away in HaRu’akh to a great and high mountain, and showed me that great city, HaKadosh Yerushalayim, descending out of heaven from Elohim, 11having the glory of Elohim, radiant as a brilliant light, resembling a very precious gem, like a jasper stone, clear as crystal. 12It had a wall great and high, and it had twelve gates, with names inscribed thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of B’nei Yisra’el. 13On the east were three gates, on the north three gates, on the south three gates, and on the west three gates. 14And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them the twelve names of the twelve Shlikhim of HaSeh. 15And he who talked with me had a measuring rod of golden reed to measure the city and its gates and its wall. 16And the city was laid foursquare, the length the same as the breadth; and he measured the city with the reed, twelve furlongs, twelve thousand paces. And the length and breadth and the height were equal. 17And he measured the wall thereof, a hundred and forty-four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the Malakh. 18And the wall was constructed of jasper; and the city itself was pure gold, resembling clear glass. 19And the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald, 20the fifth sardonyx, the sixth sardius, the seventh chrysolyte, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprasus, the eleventh jacinth, the twelfth amethyst. 21And the twelve gates were adorned with twelve pearls, one for each of the gates, and each gate was made of a single pearl; and the great street of the city was of pure gold, as it were transparent glass. 22But I saw no Heikhal therein, for יהוה Okhez HaKol and HaSeh are the Heikhal of it. 23The city has no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it, for the glory of Elohim brightens it, and HaSeh is the lamp of it. 24And the people who have been saved shall walk by that very light; and the kings of the earth shall bring their own glory and the honor of the peoples into it. 25And the gates of it shall not be barred each day, for there is no night there. 26And they shall bring the glory and the honor of the peoples into it. 27And there shall not enter into it anything which defiles, nor he who works abominations and lies; only those shall enter whose names are written in Sefer HaKhayim Shel HaSeh.
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