revelation

Rev. 21 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Against Celsus Book VI

and let him peruse also, from the Apocalypse of John, what is related of the city of God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and of its foundations and gates.[129]

Rev. 21:1 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V

And He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall be no more, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain, because the former things have passed away."[330]

Rev. 21:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Hermogenes

says He. "The first heaven and the first earth passed away,"[364]

Rev. 21:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Hermogenes

Even" the sea shall be no more."[373]

Rev. 21:1 - NIV, NAB - in Dubious Hippolytus Fragments

in fornications, in adulteries, and in lies and uncleanness, and in idolatries, and in murders, and in battles. For there shall be the new heaven and the new earth.[111]

Rev. 21:2 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V

He does not say this with any thought of an erratic Aeon, or of any other power which departed from the Pleroma, or of Prunicus, but of the Jerusalem which has been delineated on [God's] hands. And in the Apocalypse John saw this new [Jerusalem] descending upon the new earth.[325]

Rev. 21:2 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book III

"let down from heaven,"[355]

Rev. 21:2 - NIV, NAB - in Revelation of Saint John the Theologian

And then the heavens shall be rent from the rising of the sun even to the setting, and an innumerable multitude of angels shall come down to the earth; and then the treasures of the heavens shall be opened, and they shall bring down every precious thing, and the perfume of incense, and they shall bring down to the earth Jerusalem robed like a bride.[29]

Rev. 21:2 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XIV

of Paul and of those like unto him, so there may be a mother of others after the analogy of Jerusalem, the mother, for example, of Syene in Egypt, or Sidon, or as many cities as are named in the Scriptures. Then, as Jerusalem is "a bride adorned for her husband,"[99]

Rev. 21:3 - NIV, NAB - in The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs VII

And no longer shall Jerusalem endure desolation, nor Israel be led captive; for the Lord shall be in the midst of her, dwelling among men,[8]

Rev. 21:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Resurrection of the Flesh

from the same eyes indeed which had formerly wept, and which might weep again, if the loving-kindness of God did not dry up every fountain of tears. And again: "God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death,"[448]

Rev. 21:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

for "the old things are passed away,"[51]

Rev. 21:4 - NIV, NAB - in Revelation of Saint John the Theologian

After that there is no pain, there is no grief, there is no groaning; there is no recollection of evils, there are no tears, there is no envy, there is no hatred of brethren, there is no unrighteousness, there is no arrogance, there is no slander, there is no bitterness, there are none of the cares of life, there is no pain from parents or children, there is no pain from gold, there are no wicked thoughts, there is no devil, there is no death, there is no night, but all is day.[52]

Rev. 21:5 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V

And the Lord says, Write all this; for these words are faithful and true. And He said to me, They are done."[335]

Rev. 21:6 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book VI

The sensible types of these, then, are the sounds we pronounce. Thus the Lord Himself is called "Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end,"[270]

Rev. 21:6 - NIV, NAB - in Pseudo-Tertullian Against All Heresies

For they affirm that without those letters truth cannot be found; nay more, that in those letters the whole plenitude and perfection of truth is comprised; for this was why Christ said, "I am the Alpha and the Omega."[64]

Rev. 21:6 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

In the Apocalypse too: "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto Him that is thirsting from the fountain of the water of life freely."[125]

Rev. 21:6 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

He that overcometh shall possess these things, and their inheritance; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son."[168]

Rev. 21:6 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

He who shall overcome shall possess these things, and their inheritance; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son."[783]

Rev. 21:7 - NIV, NAB - in Lactantius Divine Institutes Book VII

Let those who are hungry come, that being fed with heavenly food, they may lay aside their lasting hunger; let those who are athirst come, that they may with full mouth draw forth the water of salvation from an ever-flowing fountain.[166]

Rev. 21:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Scorpiace

"But the fearful," says John-and then come the others-" will have their part in the lake of fire and brimstone."[91]

Rev. 21:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

In short, this Apocalypse, in its later passages, has assigned "the infamous and fornicators," as well as "the cowardly, and unbelieving, and murderers, and sorcerers, and idolaters," who have been guilty of any such crime while professing the faith, to "the lake of fire,"[237]

Rev. 21:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian De Fuga in Persecutione

Last of all, in the Revelation, He does not propose flight to the "fearful,"[30]

Rev. 21:9 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

And he took me in the Spirit to a great mountain, and he showed me the holy city Jerusalem descending out of heaven from God, having the glory of God."[244]

Rev. 21:10 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Vision First

I fell asleep. And the Spirit carried me away, and took me through a pathless place,[4]

Rev. 21:10 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book III

and the Apostle John beheld.[360]

Rev. 21:11 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Similitude Ninth

And the gate glittered to such a degree under the sunbeams, that I marvelled at the splendour of the gate;[4]

Rev. 21:14 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle LXVIII

Peter speaks there, on whom the Church was to be built,[21]

Rev. 21:16 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Vision Third

" She said to me, "Lo! do you not see opposite to you a great tower, built upon the waters, of splendid square stones? "For the tower was built square[8]