King James Bible

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1:1  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.
1:2  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 --
1:3  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.
1:4  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.
1:5  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,
1:6  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,
1:7  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;
1:8  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;
1:9  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.
1:10  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.
1:11  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.
1:12  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.
1:13  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.
1:14  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.
1:15  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.
1:16  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.
1:17  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.
1:18  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.
1:19  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.
1:20  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.

 

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