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A city is an instance of an environment for people to live, specifically the instance suitable for a large number of people. It can also mean the environment plus the people who inhabit it, or even just the people. God had promised Abraham that God Himself would build out of him a people who will be blessed and made great ("I will make you a great nation, ...


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I think that your relating this verse to Revelation 21:2-3 is correct and is supported in what is written further in the Epistle: Hebrews 13:14 (KJV 1900) For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come. The late Orthodox Archbishop Dmitry Royster comments: The Apostle now gives us the key to Abraham's understanding of the ...



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