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Ezekiel 1:23

    Ezekiel 1:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side, their bodies.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Under the arch their wings were straight, one stretched out to another: every one had two wings covering their bodies on this side and two covering their bodies on that side.

    Webster's Revision

    And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side, their bodies.

    World English Bible

    Under the expanse were their wings straight, the one toward the other: each one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side, their bodies.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side, their bodies.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 1:23

    Firmament - Expanse or vault over the earth; sky.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 1:23

    Every one had two, which covered on this side - While they employed two of their wings to form a foundation for the firmament to rest on, two other wings were let down to cover the lower part of their bodies: but this they did only when they stood, Ezekiel 1:24.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 1:23

    Every one had two, which covered ... - Or, each one had two wings covering his body on either side.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 1:23

    1:23 Under - Below at a great distance, stood these living creatures. Straight - Stretched forth, ready for motion. One - Each of the four had two other wings with which they covered their bodies.