Bible Verses About Going To Heaven: 12 Powerful Verses


Revelation 21:4

ESVHe will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”
KJVAnd God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
NASBand He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.”
NIVHe will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
NLTHe will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.”

John 14:2

ESVIn my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?
KJVIn my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
NASB“In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.
NIVMy Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?
NLTThere is more than enough room in my Father’s home. If this were not so, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you?

1 Corinthians 2:9

ESVBut, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”—
KJVBut as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
NASBbut just as it is written, “THINGS WHICH EYE HAS NOT SEEN AND EAR HAS NOT HEARD, AND which HAVE NOT ENTERED THE HEART OF MAN, ALL THAT GOD HAS PREPARED FOR THOSE WHO LOVE HIM.”
NIVHowever, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived” — the things God has prepared for those who love him—
NLTThat is what the Scriptures mean when they say, “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him.”

John 3:16

ESV“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
KJVFor God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
NASB“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
NIVFor God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
NLT“For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 23:43

ESVAnd he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”
KJVAnd Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
NASBAnd He said to him, “Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise.”
NIVJesus answered him, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.”
NLTAnd Jesus replied, “I assure you, today you will be with me in paradise.”

Hebrews 11:16

ESVBut as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city.
KJVBut now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.
NASBBut as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God; for He has prepared a city for them.
NIVInstead, they were longing for a better country—a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.
NLTBut they were looking for a better place, a heavenly homeland. That is why God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.

2 Peter 3:13

ESVBut according to his promise we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells.
KJVNevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
NASBBut according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.
NIVBut in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells.
NLTBut we are looking forward to the new heavens and new earth he has promised, a world filled with God’s righteousness.

John 3:13

ESVNo one has ascended into heaven except he who descended from heaven, the Son of Man.
KJVAnd no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.
NASB“No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven: the Son of Man.
NIVNo one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven—the Son of Man.
NLTNo one has ever gone to heaven and returned. But the Son of Man has come down from heaven.

Hebrews 13:14

ESVFor here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come.
KJVFor here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.
NASBFor here we do not have a lasting city, but we are seeking the city which is to come.
NIVFor here we do not have an enduring city, but we are looking for the city that is to come.
NLTFor this world is not our permanent home; we are looking forward to a home yet to come.

Revelation 21:1

ESVThen I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.
KJVAnd I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
NASBThen I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea.
NIVThen I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea.
NLTThen I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the old heaven and the old earth had disappeared. And the sea was also gone.

Revelation 21:27

ESVBut nothing unclean will ever enter it, nor anyone who does what is detestable or false, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s book of life.
KJVAnd there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life.
NASBand nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.
NIVNothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.
NLTNothing evil will be allowed to enter, nor anyone who practices shameful idolatry and dishonesty—but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.

2 Corinthians 5:1

ESVFor we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
KJVFor we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
NASBFor we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
NIVFor we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.
NLTFor we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands.

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