The number 12 is commonly associated with the idea of God's government and authority. There were 12 tribes of Israel and 12 disciples of Jesus. The New Jerusalem mentioned in Revelation 21 has 12 gates, upon which are written the names of the 12 tribes and 12 foundations upon which are written the 12 names of the disciples.
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