Revelation 21:17
Modern Translations
New International Version
The angel measured the wall using human measurement, and it was 144 cubits thick.

New Living Translation
Then he measured the walls and found them to be 216 feet thick (according to the human standard used by the angel).

English Standard Version
He also measured its wall, 144 cubits by human measurement, which is also an angel’s measurement.

Berean Study Bible
And he measured its wall to be 144 cubits, by the human measure the angel was using.

New American Standard Bible
And he measured its wall, 144 cubits, by human measurements, which are also angelic measurements.

NASB 1995
And he measured its wall, seventy-two yards, according to human measurements, which are also angelic measurements.

NASB 1977
And he measured its wall, seventy-two yards, according to human measurements, which are also angelic measurements.

Amplified Bible
He measured its wall also—a hundred forty-four cubits (about 200 feet), according to man’s measurements, which are [also] angelic [measurements].

Christian Standard Bible
Then he measured its wall, 144 cubits according to human measurement, which the angel used.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he measured its wall, 144 cubits according to human measurement, which the angel used.

Contemporary English Version
Then the angel measured the wall, and by our measurements it was about 60 meters high.

Good News Translation
The angel also measured the wall, and it was 216 feet high, according to the standard unit of measure which he was using.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He measured its wall. According to human measurement, which the angel was using, it was 144 cubits.

International Standard Version
He also measured its wall. According to the human measurement that the angel was using, it was 144 cubits.

NET Bible
He also measured its wall, one hundred forty-four cubits according to human measurement, which is also the angel's.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.

New King James Version
Then he measured its wall: one hundred and forty-four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of an angel.

King James 2000 Bible
And he measured the wall thereof, a hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.

New Heart English Bible
Its wall is one hundred forty-four cubits, by human measurement, that is, of an angel.

World English Bible
Its wall is one hundred forty-four cubits, by the measure of a man, that is, of an angel.

American King James Version
And he measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.

American Standard Version
And he measured the wall thereof, a hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of an angel.

A Faithful Version
And he measured its wall, one hundred and forty-four cubits; the angel's measure was according to a man's.

Darby Bible Translation
And he measured its wall, a hundred [and] forty-four cubits, [a] man's measure, that is, [the] angel's.

English Revised Version
And he measured the wall thereof, a hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of an angel.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he measured the wall of it a hundred and forty four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And hee measured the wall thereof, an hundreth fourtie and foure cubites, by the measure of man, that is, of the Angell.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And he measured the wall thereof an hundreth and fourtie and foure cubites, by the measure of man, that is of the angell.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And he measured the wall therof, an cxliiij. cubittes, after ye measure of a man, which the angel had.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And he measured the wall therof. an cxliiii. cubittes: the measure that ye angell had was after the measure that man vseth.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And he measured its wall—one hundred forty-four cubits, the measure of a man, that is, of the messenger;

Berean Literal Bible
And he measured its wall, one hundred forty-four cubits, the measure of man, that is of the angel.

Young's Literal Translation
and he measured its wall, an hundred forty-four cubits, the measure of a man, that is, of the messenger;

Smith's Literal Translation
And he measured her wall, an hundred forty-four cubits, the measure of a man, which is the angel.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And he measured its wall, a hundred forty four cubits, the measure of man, that is, of an angel.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And he measured the wall thereof an hundred and forty-four cubits, the measure of a man, which is of an angel.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And he measured its wall as one hundred and forty-four cubits, the measure of a man, which is of an Angel.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he measured its wall 144 cubits by the measure of a man, that is, of the Angel.

Lamsa Bible
And he measured the wall thereof, a hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And he measured the wall of it, a hundred and forty-four cubits, the measure of a man, that is, of an angel.

Godbey New Testament
And he measured the wall of it, a hundred and forty-four cubits, the measure of the man, that is of the angel.

Haweis New Testament
He measured also the wall of it a hundred and forty-four cubits, according to the measure of a man, for such is that of an angel.

Mace New Testament
he measured the wall, and it was an hundred and forty four cubits, according to the common measure, which was what the angel employed.

Weymouth New Testament
And he measured the wall of it--a wall of a hundred and forty-four cubits, according to human measure, which was also that of the angel.

Worrell New Testament
And he measured its wall a hundred and forty-four cubits, a man's measure, that is, an angel's.

Worsley New Testament
And he measured the wall of it an hundred forty four cubits according to the measure of a man, for such was that of the angel.








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