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Revelation 21:1 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

VI. The New Creation[a]

Chapter 21

The New Heaven and the New Earth. Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth. The former heaven and the former earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. 21:1–22:5 A description of God’s eternal kingdom in heaven under the symbols of a new heaven and a new earth; cf. Is 65:17–25; 66:22; Mt 19:28.
  2. 21:1 Sea…no more: because as home of the dragon it was doomed to disappear; cf. Jb 7:12.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Revelation 21:1 New International Version (NIV)

A New Heaven and a New Earth

21 Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,”[a] for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 21:1 Isaiah 65:17
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Revelation 21:1 King James Version (KJV)

21 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

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