21:2 And I saw the holy city – the new Jerusalem – descending out of heaven from God, made ready like a bride adorned for her husband.
21:10 So 1 he took me away in the Spirit 2 to a huge, majestic mountain 3 and showed me the holy city, Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God.
1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “so” to indicate the implied result of the angel’s invitation.
2 tn Or “in the spirit.” “Spirit” could refer either to the Holy Spirit or the human spirit, but in either case John was in “a state of spiritual exaltation best described as a trance” (R. H. Mounce, Revelation [NICNT], 75).
3 tn Grk “to a mountain great and high.”