Ɔsoro Foforɔ Ne Asase Foforɔ
1Afei, mehunuu ɔsoro foforɔ ne asase foforɔ, na kane ɔsoro ne kane asase no atwam, na ɛpo nso nni hɔ bio. 2Na mehunuu Kuro Kronkron a ɛyɛ Yerusalem foforɔ sɛ ɛfiri Onyankopɔn hɔ wɔ ɔsoro reba fam, a wasiesie ne ho te sɛ ayeforɔ a ɔrekɔhyia ne kunu. 3Metee nne denden bi firi ahennwa no so sɛ, “Afei, Onyankopɔn atenaeɛ wɔ nnipa mu. Ɔne wɔn bɛtena na wɔayɛ ne nkurɔfoɔ. Onyankopɔn no ankasa ne wɔn bɛtena na wayɛ wɔn Onyankopɔn. 4Na ɔbɛpepa wɔn aniwa mu nisuo nyinaa. Na owuo nni hɔ bio, na awerɛhoɔ ne osu ne yea nni hɔ bio. Na kane nneɛma no atwam.”
5Afei, deɛ ɔte ahennwa no so no kaa sɛ, “Afei, mereyɛ nneɛma nyinaa foforɔ!” Ɔka kyerɛɛ me nso sɛ, “Twerɛ yei, ɛfiri sɛ, saa nsɛm yi yɛ nokorɛ a wɔde wɔn ho to so.”
6Na ɔka kyerɛɛ me sɛ, “Wɔawie! Me ne Alfa ne Omega, Ahyɛaseɛ ne Awieeɛ no. Obiara a sukɔm de no no, mɛma no nsuo a ɛfiri nkwa asutire mu anom kwa. 7Obiara a ɔbɛdi nkonim no bɛnya yei afiri me nkyɛn. Mɛyɛ ne Onyankopɔn na ɔno nso ayɛ me ba. 8Nanso, ahufoɔ ne wɔn a wɔnnye nni ne akyiwadeyɛfoɔ ne awudifoɔ ne adwamanfoɔ ne adutofoɔ ne abosonsomfoɔ ne atorofoɔ nyinaa bɛnya wɔn kyɛfa wɔ ɔtadeɛ a ogya ne sɔfe dɛre wɔ mu no. Ɛno ne owuprenu no.”
Yerusalem Foforɔ No
9Abɔfoɔ baason a wɔkurakura nkuruwa nson a ɔhaw nson a ɛtwa toɔ no ahyɛ ma wɔ mu baako baa me nkyɛn bɛkaa sɛ, “Bra, na mɛkyerɛ wo Ayeforɔ a ɔyɛ Odwammaa no yere no.” 10Honhom no faa me, na ɔbɔfoɔ no de me kɔɔ bepɔ tenten bi atifi. Ɔkyerɛɛ me Yerusalem, Kuro Kronkron a ɛfiri ɔsoro, Onyankopɔn hɔ, resiane aba fam. 11Ɛhyerɛn Onyankopɔn animuonyam mu, na ne hyerɛn no te sɛ aboɔdenboɔ a ɛsɛ ahwehwɛboɔ a ani te sɛ ahwehwɛ. 12Na ne ɔfasuo no wɔ ahoɔden na ɛware yie nso. Apono dumienu gu ano a, abɔfoɔ dumienu na wɔhwɛ so. Na ɛpono biara so no wɔatwerɛ Israel mmusuakuo dumienu no mu baako din. 13Apono mmiɛnsa wɔ apueeɛ; mmiɛnsa wɔ anafoɔ; mmiɛnsa wɔ atifi ɛnna mmiɛnsa wɔ atɔeɛ. 14Wɔsii kuro no afasuo sii aboɔ dumienu a wɔatwerɛ Odwammaa no asomafoɔ dumienu no din wɔ so no so.
15Ɔbɔfoɔ a ɔkasa kyerɛɛ me no kura sikakɔkɔɔ poma susudua a wɔde bɛsusu kuro no, nʼapono ne nʼafasuo. 16Na kuro no yɛ ahinanan a ne tenten ne ne trɛ yɛ pɛ. Ɔbɔfoɔ no de ne susudua no susuu kuro no. Na ne tenten yɛ kilomita mpem mmienu ne ahanan (2,400), na ne tɛtrɛtɛ, ne ɔsorokɔ ne ne tenten nyinaa yɛ pɛ. 17Ɔbɔfoɔ no susuu ɔfasuo no nso a na ne ɔsorokɔ nso bɛyɛ sɛ mita aduosia. 18Ahwehwɛboɔ na ɔde too afasuo no. Na kuro no deɛ, sikakɔkɔɔ amapa a ɛhyerɛn te sɛ ahwehwɛ na wɔde toeɛ. 19Wɔde aboɔdenboɔ ahodoɔ a ɛyɛ fɛ na ɛhyehyɛɛ kuro no fapem. Fapem a ɛdi ɛkan yɛ ahwehwɛboɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so mmienu yɛ aboɔdemmoɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so mmiɛnsa yɛ omununkumboɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so ɛnan yɛ ahahammonoboɔ. 20Fapem a ɛtɔ so enum yɛ ɛtɔnboɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so nsia yɛ bogyanamboɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so nson yɛ sikabereɛboɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so nwɔtwe yɛ apopobibirieboɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so nkron yɛ akraateboɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so edu yɛ dɛnkyɛmmoɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so dubaako yɛ wisiboɔ. Fapem a ɛtɔ so dumienu yɛ beredumboɔ. 21Na wɔde nhwene pa dumienu na ɛyɛɛ apono dumienu no. Apono no mu biara, wɔde ahene pa baako na ɛyɛeɛ. Na kuro no abɔntene kɛseɛ yɛ sika amapa kronn a ɛte sɛ ahwehwɛ.
22Na manhunu asɔredan wɔ kuro no mu baabiara ɛfiri sɛ, Awurade Onyankopɔn Otumfoɔ ne Odwammaa no ne asɔredan. 23Na owia anaa ɔsrane hann nhia kuro no ɛfiri sɛ, na Onyankopɔn ne Odwammaa no animuonyam hyerɛn wɔ hɔ. 24Ne hann no bɛhyerɛn asase so aman nyinaa so, na asase so aman so ahene de wɔn ahodeɛ bɛba hɔ. 25Wɔntoto kuro no apono mu. Ɛda biara ano da hɔ. Ɛfiri sɛ, esum nnuru wɔ hɔ. 26Wɔde aman no kɛseyɛ ne wɔn ahonya bɛba kuro no mu. 27Nanso, biribiara a ɛho nte nkɔ kuro no mu. Saa ara na obi a ɔyɛ aniwudeɛ anaa ɔtwa atorɔ nkɔ mu. Wɔn a wɔatwerɛ wɔn din ahyɛ Odwammaa no nkwa nwoma no mu no nko ara na wɔbɛkɔ kuro no mu.
A New Heaven and a New Earth
1Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,”21:1 Isaiah 65:17 for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. 2I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. 3And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. 4‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’21:4 Isaiah 25:8 or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
5He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” Then he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.”
6He said to me: “It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To the thirsty I will give water without cost from the spring of the water of life. 7Those who are victorious will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children. 8But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars—they will be consigned to the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”
The New Jerusalem, the Bride of the Lamb
9One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.” 10And he carried me away in the Spirit to a mountain great and high, and showed me the Holy City, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. 11It shone with the glory of God, and its brilliance was like that of a very precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal. 12It had a great, high wall with twelve gates, and with twelve angels at the gates. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. 13There were three gates on the east, three on the north, three on the south and three on the west. 14The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
15The angel who talked with me had a measuring rod of gold to measure the city, its gates and its walls. 16The city was laid out like a square, as long as it was wide. He measured the city with the rod and found it to be 12,000 stadia21:16 That is, about 1,400 miles or about 2,200 kilometers in length, and as wide and high as it is long. 17The angel measured the wall using human measurement, and it was 144 cubits21:17 That is, about 200 feet or about 65 meters thick.21:17 Or high 18The wall was made of jasper, and the city of pure gold, as pure as glass. 19The foundations of the city walls were decorated with every kind of precious stone. The first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald, 20the fifth onyx, the sixth ruby, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth turquoise, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst.21:20 The precise identification of some of these precious stones is uncertain. 21The twelve gates were twelve pearls, each gate made of a single pearl. The great street of the city was of gold, as pure as transparent glass.
22I did not see a temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple. 23The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp. 24The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their splendor into it. 25On no day will its gates ever be shut, for there will be no night there. 26The glory and honor of the nations will be brought into it. 27Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.