but by precious blood like that of an unblemished and spotless lamb, namely Christ.
cargo such as gold, silver, 1 precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple cloth, silk, 2 scarlet cloth, 3 all sorts of things made of citron wood, 4 all sorts of objects made of ivory, all sorts of things made of expensive wood, bronze, iron and marble,
If anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, or straw, 1
Marriage must be honored among all and the marriage bed kept undefiled, for God will judge sexually immoral people and adulterers.
The city possesses 1 the glory of God; its brilliance is like a precious jewel, like a stone of crystal-clear jasper. 2
But a Pharisee 1 whose name was Gamaliel, 2 a teacher of the law who was respected by all the people, stood up 3 in the council 4 and ordered the men to be put outside for a short time.
saying, “Woe, woe, O great city – dressed in fine linen, purple and scarlet clothing, 1 and adorned with gold, 2 precious stones, and pearls –
But I do not consider my life 1 worth anything 2 to myself, so that 3 I may finish my task 4 and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the good news 5 of God’s grace.
So be patient, brothers and sisters, 1 until the Lord’s return. 2 Think of how the farmer waits 3 for the precious fruit of the ground and is patient 4 for it until it receives the early and late rains.
Through these things 1 he has bestowed on us his precious and most magnificent promises, so that by means of what was promised 2 you may become partakers of the divine nature, 3 after escaping 4 the worldly corruption that is produced by evil desire. 5
Now 1 the woman was dressed in purple and scarlet clothing, 2 and adorned with gold, 3 precious stones, and pearls. She held 4 in her hand a golden cup filled with detestable things and unclean things from her sexual immorality. 5
The foundations of the city’s wall are decorated 1 with every kind of precious stone. The first foundation is jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, 2 the fourth emerald,