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Revelation 21:11 Commentary - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

11. Having the glory of God ] i.e. the visible cloud of glory (cf. Heb 9:5), the Shechinah of the divine Presence. See Rev 21:23.

and her light ] Omit “and”. The word for light is peculiar it would properly be used of a star, as we say “luminary.”

a jasper stone ] See on Rev 4:3.

clear as crystal ] Expressed by one word, and that strictly a participle, crystallizing. Are we to understand that the comparison is not with an ordinary jasper, but with a stone combining the pure and full colours of this with the crystalline structure of other more precious jewels?

Consult other comments:

Revelation 21:11 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Revelation 21:11 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Revelation 21:11 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Revelation 21:11 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Revelation 21:11 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

Revelation 21:11 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Revelation 21:11 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

Revelation 21:11 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

Revelation 21:11 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Revelation 21:11 - Gnomon of the New Testament

Revelation 21:11 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Revelation 21:11 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

Revelation 21:11 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

Revelation 21:11 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Revelation 21:11 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

Revelation 21:11 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

Revelation 21:11 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Revelation 21:11 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Revelation 21:11 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

Revelation 21:11 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Revelation 21:11 - Combined Bible Commentary

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges