New Jerusalem Wikipedia

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In the book of Ezekiel, the Prophecy of New Jerusalem (or City (where) God (is) there (יְהוָה שָׁמָּהJehovah-shammah), [1] also titled Heavenly Jerusalem, in the Book of Revelation as well as Zion in other books of the Bible) is Ezekiel‘s prophetic vision of a city to be established to the south [2] of the Temple Mount that will be inhabited by the twelve tribes of Israel [3] in the Messianic era.[citation needed] The prophecy is recorded by Ezekiel as taking place on Yom Kippur of the year 3372 of the Hebrew calender. [4]

Contents

• 1 Interpretation

• 2 Origin and development

• 2.1 Antiochene Persecutions, Hasmonean High Priesthood

• 2.2 4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, 3 Baruch

• 3 Christianity

• 3.1 The Book of Revelation

• 3.1.1 Description

• 3.1.1.1 Gates

• 3.1.1.2 Foundation stones

• 3.1.1.3 Geometry

• 3.1.2 Revelation 21:22

• 3.2 Montanism

• 3.3 Catholicism

• 3.4 Eastern Christianity

• 3.5 Puritan

• 3.6 Swedenborgian

• 3.7 Latter Day Saint

• 3.8 Jehovah’s Witnesses

• 3.9 Universal Friends

• 3.10 British Israelism

• 3.11 Bedwardism

• 3.12 Kimbanguism

• 4 Bahá’í faith

• 5 See also

• 6 Notes

• 7 References

• 8 External links

 • New Jerusalem
 • Tabernacle of God
 • Holy City
 • City of God
 • Celestial City
 • Heavenly Jerusalem
 • Jerusalem above
 • Zion
 • Shining City on a Hill

 • New Jerusalem

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John of Patmos watches the descent of the New Jerusalem from God in a 14th century tapestry.

Area

 • Total4,950,625 km2 (1,911,447 sq mi)

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