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Ezekiel 1:5

    Ezekiel 1:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Also out of the middle thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance; they had the likeness of a man.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance: they had the likeness of a man.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And in the heart of it were the forms of four living beings. And this was what they were like; they had the form of a man.

    Webster's Revision

    And out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance: they had the likeness of a man.

    World English Bible

    Out of its midst came the likeness of four living creatures. This was their appearance: they had the likeness of a man.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance; they had the likeness of a man.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 1:5

    Also out on the midst thereof came - four living creatures - As the amber-coloured body was the center of the fire, and this fire was in the center of the cloud; so out of this amber-coloured igneous center came the living creatures just mentioned.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 1:5

    Living creatures - The Hebrew word answers very nearly to the English "beings," and denotes those who live, whether angels, men (in whom is the breath of life), or inferior creatures.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 1:5

    1:5 The likeness - Such a representation of the holy angels as God saw fit to make use of, came out of the midst of the fire: for angels derive their being and power from God: their glory is a ray of his.