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Ezekiel 1:24

    Ezekiel 1:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of speech, as the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of speech, as the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings like the noise of great waters, like the voice of the Almighty, a noise of tumult like the noise of a host: when they stood, they let down their wings.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when they went, the sound of their wings was like the sound of great waters to my ears, like the voice of the Ruler of all, a sound like the rushing of an army: when they came to rest they let down their wings.

    Webster's Revision

    And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings like the noise of great waters, like the voice of the Almighty, a noise of tumult like the noise of a host: when they stood, they let down their wings.

    World English Bible

    When they went, I heard the noise of their wings like the noise of great waters, like the voice of the Almighty, a noise of tumult like the noise of an army: when they stood, they let down their wings.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, like the voice of the Almighty, a noise of tumult like the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 1:24

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 1:24

    The noise of their wings - When the whirlwind drove the wheels, the wind rustling among the wings was like the noise of many waters; like a waterfall, or waters dashing continually against the rocks, or rushing down precipices.

    As the voice of the Almighty - Like distant thunder; for this is termed the voice of God Psalm 18:13; Exodus 9:23, Exodus 9:28, Exodus 9:29; Exodus 20:18.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 1:24

    The voice of the Almighty - Thunder.

    The voice of speech - Rendered in Jeremiah 11:16 "a great tumult." Some take it to describe the rushing of a storm.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 1:24

    1:24 The voice - Thunder. Speech - The prophet heard the voice in an articulate manner. An host - A tumultuous voice of men. Stood - Having done their office they present themselves before God, waiting for the commands of their Lord.