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Heaven is the spiritual realm[1] in which God Himself dwells[2] alongside the Angels[3] and Christians who have died.[4]

Description of the New Jerusalem


Heaven is described as having twelve gates with each gate having a tribe of Israel written on it.[5] Three gates were on each side.[6] On the north side, gates representing the tribes of Reuben, Judah and Levi.[7] The east gates were of Joseph, Benjamin and Dan.[8] The south consists of Simeon, Issachar and Zebulun[9] while the west contains Gad, Asher and Naphtali.[10]

Each of the gates were made of one singular pearl.[11]


  1. John 3:31 (Link)
  2. 2 Chronicles 6:30; John 14:2 (Link)
  3. Genesis 28:12; Deuteronomy 4:19 (Link)
  4. Revelation 6:9-11 (Link)
  5. Revelation 21:12 (Link)
  6. Revelation 21:13 (Link)
  7. Ezekiel 48:31 (Link)
  8. Ezekiel 48:32 (Link)
  9. Ezekiel 48:33 (Link)
  10. Ezekiel 48:34 (Link)
  11. Revelation 21:21 (Link)
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