New International Version
I did not see a temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple.
King James Bible
And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.
Darby Bible Translation
And I saw no temple in it; for the Lord God Almighty is its temple, and the Lamb.
World English Bible
I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God, the Almighty, and the Lamb, are its temple.
Young's Literal Translation
And a sanctuary I did not see in it, for the Lord God, the Almighty, is its sanctuary, and the Lamb,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I saw no temple - There was no need of a temple where God and the Lamb were manifestly present.
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"Do you see all these things?" he asked. "Truly I tell you, not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down."
"Woman," Jesus replied, "believe me, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty."
Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain, standing at the center of the throne, encircled by the four living creatures and the elders. The Lamb had seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent out into all the earth.
Therefore, "they are before the throne of God and serve him day and night in his temple; and he who sits on the throne will shelter them with his presence.
For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; 'he will lead them to springs of living water.' 'And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.'"
These are those who did not defile themselves with women, for they remained virgins. They follow the Lamb wherever he goes. They were purchased from among mankind and offered as firstfruits to God and the Lamb.
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