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Ezekiel 8:2

    Ezekiel 8:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then I beheld, and lo a likeness as the appearance of fire: from the appearance of his loins even downward, fire; and from his loins even upward, as the appearance of brightness, as the colour of amber.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then I beheld, and see a likeness as the appearance of fire: from the appearance of his loins even downward, fire; and from his loins even upward, as the appearance of brightness, as the color of amber.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Then I beheld, and, lo, a likeness as the appearance of fire; from the appearance of his loins and downward, fire; and from his loins and upward, as the appearance of brightness, as it were glowing metal.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And looking, I saw a form like fire; from the middle of his body and down there was fire: and up from the middle of his body a sort of shining, like electrum.

    Webster's Revision

    Then I beheld, and, lo, a likeness as the appearance of fire; from the appearance of his loins and downward, fire; and from his loins and upward, as the appearance of brightness, as it were glowing metal.

    World English Bible

    Then I saw, and behold, a likeness as the appearance of fire; from the appearance of his waist and downward, fire; and from his waist and upward, as the appearance of brightness, as it were glowing metal.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Then I beheld, and, lo, a likeness as the appearance of fire; from the appearance of his loins and downward, fire: and from his loins and upward, as the appearance of brightness, as the colour of amber.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 8:2

    Loins - The lower back; waist.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 8:2

    The appearance of fire - See the note on Ezekiel 1:27.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 8:2

    The appearance of fire - In margin reference, seen as the appearance of a man enthroned upon the cherubim. Here He stands apart from the throne revealing Himself to His servant. Compare Daniel 3:25 note.

    Amber - See the margin reference note.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 8:2

    8:2 A likeness - Of a man; the man whom he had seen upon the throne. Fire - This fire might denote the wrath of God against Jerusalem.