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John sees the new heaven and the new earth
John saw a new heavens and a new earth.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
New Earth, New Heaven
NEW EARTH, NEW HEAVEN The expression “new heaven, new earth” (Gk ouranos kainos kai gē kainē) is found in the preface to the vision of the new Jerusalem in Rev 21:1 (cf. 20:11). It is an element of the expectation of cosmic upheaval common to apocalyptic literature. It occurs in a partially plural
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
New Heavens and New Earth
New Heavens and New Earth. Concept first found in the Book of Isaiah. God declares, “For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind.… For as the new heavens and the new earth which I will make shall remain before me … so shall your descendants
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heavens, New
Heavens, New[Heb šāmayim haḏāšîm̂ (Isa. 65:17; 66:22); Gk. kainós ouranós (2 Pet. 3:13; Rev. 21:1)]. “New heavens and a new earth” is a technical term referring to an important element of biblical eschatology. The phrase itself is found in only four passages. In Isaiah the new creation is
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
New Heavens and New Earth
NEW HEAVENS AND NEW EARTH Concept of a new or renewed universe first found in the book of Isaiah. God declares, “For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind.… For as the new heavens and the new earth which I will make shall remain
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
New Heavens and New Earth
NEW HEAVENS AND NEW EARTH. The final consummation and goal of the kingdom of God will be created by God after the thousand year millennial reign of Christ. His reign on the earth with His saints (Rev 5:10; Rev 20:4–6 ff.) ends with the final loosing of Satan, the rebellion of Gog and Magog, and God’s
Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments
Heaven, New Heavens
Heaven, New HeavensHeaven signifies both the visible realm of sun, moon and stars as well as the invisible realm of God’s dwelling to which Christ has ascended. In this second sense heaven is also an expression of the believer’s hope for an enduring homeland and inheritance in the presence of God. Both
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Earth, the New
EARTH, THE NEW — the new physical universe that God will create at the end of time. After God created the heavens and the earth, humanity sinned and fell under God’s curse (Genesis 3). One aspect of that curse was the desolation of the land of Israel when God’s people rebelled against God. That desolation
Heavens, New
HEAVENS, NEW — a term that, when used with “new earth,” refers to the perfected state of the created universe and the final dwelling place of the righteous. The phrase is found in Isaiah 66:22, 2 Peter 3:13, and in a slightly modified form in Revelation 21:1.Rooted deep in Jewish thought was the dream
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Heavens, New
HEAVENS, NEW Technical, eschatological term referring to the final perfected state of the created universe. It often is connected with the concept of a new earth.The promise of a re-creation of the heavens and earth arose because of human sin and God’s subsequent curse (Gen. 3:17). The biblical hope
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
New Heaven and New Earth
New heaven and new earthGreek expression: kainos ouranos kai kainē gēPronunciation: kigh NAWSS; oo rah NAWSS; KIGH; kigh NAY; GAYStrong’s Numbers: 2537, 3772, 1093Key Verses2 Peter 3:13Since God is the Creator of the heavens and the earth, it is entirely appropriate that once they have served
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Heavens, New
heavens, new. The expression “new heaven(s) and a new earth” is a technical term in the eschatological language of the Bible to define and describe the final, perfected state of the created universe. See eschatology. The conception of a re-created universe has its origin in the biblical account of creation:
Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times
New Heaven and New Earth
New Heaven and New EarthIn the age to come, the place where God will live with his people is identified as “new heaven and a new earth” (Rev. 21:1). In the Old Testament, God had promised his people that one day he would usher in a new creation: “Behold, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The
Key passages
Re 21:1–8

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea did not exist any longer. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband. …