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Revelation 18:16

Context
18:16 saying,

“Woe, woe, O great city –

dressed in fine linen, purple and scarlet clothing, 1 

and adorned with gold, 2  precious stones, and pearls –

Revelation 21:19

Context
21:19 The foundations of the city’s wall are decorated 3  with every kind of precious stone. The first foundation is jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, 4  the fourth emerald,

1 tn The word “clothing” is supplied to clarify that the words “purple” and “scarlet” refer to cloth or garments rather than colors.

2 tn Grk “gilded with gold” (an instance of semantic reinforcement, see L&N 49.29).

3 tn The perfect participle here has been translated as an intensive (resultative) perfect.

4 sn Agate (also called chalcedony) is a semiprecious stone usually milky or gray in color (L&N 2.32).



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