What does Revelation mean?
Pain and sorrow are inevitable in this life. Even Job, a righteous man in God's sight, experienced personal pain and sorrow.
REVELATION 21:4 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
Nevertheless, he retained faith in the Lord and the assurance that he would ultimately be resurrected and would see his Redeemer on the earth Job — Christians, too, look beyond suffering and sorrow to the eternal day, when "what is mortal may be swallowed up by life" 2 Corinthians Death shall be no more; nor sorrow, nor wail of woe, nor pain; for the first things have passed away.
Death will be no more; neither will there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain, any more. The first things have passed away. Isaiah He will swallow up death forever. The Lord GOD will wipe away the tears from every face and remove the disgrace of His people from the whole earth. For the LORD has spoken. Isaiah and the ransomed of the LORD will return.
They will enter Zion with singing, crowned with everlasting joy. Joy and gladness will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee. Isaiah Your sun will no longer set, and your moon will not wane; for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and the days of your sorrow will be over.
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Isaiah I will rejoice in Jerusalem and take delight in My people. The sounds of weeping and crying will no longer be heard in her.
Jeremiah They will come and shout for joy on the heights of Zion; they will be radiant in the bounty of the LORD--the grain, the new wine, the fresh oil, and the young of the flocks and herds. Their life will be like a well-watered garden, and never again will they languish. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!
Revelation NIV - ‘He will wipe every tear from their - Bible Gateway
Hebrews The words, "Once more," signify the removal of what can be shaken--that is, created things--so that the unshakable may remain. Revelation For the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd. He will lead them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Revelation Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.
NIV Bible. The first book of the Bible Genesis begins with an intimate interaction between God and man and the last book ends in a similar fashion, with God Himself wiping every tear from our eyes. What a way to end the story! With our Heavenly Father bringing us on His knee to wipe away every tear from our eyes. Maybe it will be at that moment when we will realize that we are finally home.