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||Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.
||And it cometh to pass, in the thirtieth year, in the fourth `month', in the fifth of the month, and I `am' in the midst of the Removed by the river Chebar, the heavens have been opened, and I see visions of God.|
||In the fifth day of the month, which was the fifth year of king Jehoiachin's captivity,
||In the fifth of the month -- it is the fifth year of the removal of the king Jehoiachin -- |
||The word of the LORD came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and the hand of the LORD was there upon him.
||hath the word of Jehovah certainly been unto Ezekiel son of Buzi the priest, in the land of the Chaldeans, by the river Chebar, and there is on him there a hand of Jehovah. |
||And I looked, and, behold, a whirlwind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour of amber, out of the midst of the fire.
||And I look, and lo, a tempestuous wind is coming from the north, a great cloud, and fire catching itself, and brightness to it round about, and out of its midst as the colour of copper, out of the midst of the fire. |
||Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance; they had the likeness of a man.
||And out of its midst `is' a likeness of four living creatures, and this `is' their appearance; a likeness of man `is' to them,|
||And every one had four faces, and every one had four wings.
||and four faces `are' to each, and four wings `are' to each of them,|
||And their feet were straight feet; and the sole of their feet was like the sole of a calf's foot: and they sparkled like the colour of burnished brass.
||and their feet `are' straight feet, and the sole of their feet `is' as a sole of a calf's foot, and they are sparkling as the colour of bright brass;|
||And they had the hands of a man under their wings on their four sides; and they four had their faces and their wings.
||and hands of man under their wings -- on their four sides, and their faces and their wings -- `are' to them four;|
||Their wings were joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.
||joining one unto another `are' their wings, they turn not round in their going, each straight forward they go.|
||As for the likeness of their faces, they four had the face of a man, and the face of a lion, on the right side: and they four had the face of an ox on the left side; they four also had the face of an eagle.
||As to the likeness of their faces, the face of a man, and the face of a lion, toward the right `are' to them four, and the face of an ox on the left `are' to them four, and the face of an eagle `are' to them four.|
||Thus were their faces: and their wings were stretched upward; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.
||And their faces and their wings are separate from above, to each `are' two joining together, and two are covering their bodies.|
||And they went every one straight forward: whither the spirit was to go, they went; and they turned not when they went.
||And each straight forward they go, whither the spirit is to go, they go, they turn not round in their going. |
||As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, and like the appearance of lamps: it went up and down among the living creatures; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning.
||As to the likeness of the living creatures, their appearances `are' as coals of fire -- burning as the appearance of lamps; it is going up and down between the living creatures, and brightness `is' to the fire, and out of the fire is going forth lightning.|
||And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.
||And the living creatures are running, and turning back, as the appearance of the flash. |
||Now as I beheld the living creatures, behold one wheel upon the earth by the living creatures, with his four faces.
||And I see the living creatures, and lo, one wheel `is' in the earth, near the living creatures, at its four faces.|
||The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a beryl: and they four had one likeness: and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.
||The appearance of the wheels and their works `is' as the colour of beryl, and one likeness `is' to them four, and their appearances and their works `are' as it were the wheel in the midst of the wheel.|
||When they went, they went upon their four sides: and they turned not when they went.
||On their four sides, in their going they go, they turn not round in their going. |
||As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; and their rings were full of eyes round about them four.
||As to their rings, they are both high and fearful, and their rings `are' full of eyes round about them four.|
||And when the living creatures went, the wheels went by them: and when the living creatures were lifted up from the earth, the wheels were lifted up.
||And in the going of the living creatures, the wheels go beside them, and in the living creatures being lifted up from off the earth, lifted up are the wheels. |
||Whithersoever the spirit was to go, they went, thither was their spirit to go; and the wheels were lifted up over against them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels.
||Whither the spirit is to go, they go, thither the spirit `is' to go, and the wheels are lifted up over-against them, for a living spirit `is' in the wheels.|