Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, as clear as the sky itself.

King James Version

And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness.

Holman Bible

and they saw the God of Israel. Beneath His feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire stone, as clear as the sky itself.

International Standard Version

and saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire, as clear as the sky.

A Conservative Version

And they saw the God of Israel. And there was under his feet as it were a paved work of sapphire stone, and as it were the very heaven for clearness.

American Standard Version

And they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of sapphire stone, and as it were the very heaven for clearness.

Amplified

And they saw the God of Israel [that is, a convincing manifestation of His presence], and under His feet it was like pavement of bright sapphire stone, like the very heavens in clearness.

Bible in Basic English

And they saw the God of Israel; and under his feet there was, as it seemed, a jewelled floor, clear as the heavens.

Darby Translation

and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were work of transparent sapphire, and as it were the form of heaven for clearness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone like unto the heaven when it is clear.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will see the God of Israel: and under his feet as the work of the whiteness of sapphire, and as the body of the heavens for cleanness.

King James 2000

And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the very heaven in its clearness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they saw the God of Israel, and [what was] under his feet [was] like sapphire tile work and like the very heavens for clearness.

Modern King James verseion

And they saw the God of Israel. And there was under His feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as the essence of the heavens for clearness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and saw the God of Israel, and under his feet as it were a brick work of sapphire, and as it were the fashion of heaven when it is clear,

NET Bible

and they saw the God of Israel. Under his feet there was something like a pavement made of sapphire, clear like the sky itself.

New Heart English Bible

They saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was like a paved work of sapphire stone, like the skies for clearness.

The Emphasized Bible

and they saw the God of Israel, - and under his feet, like a pavement of sapphire, and like the very heavens for brightness; and

Webster

And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire-stone, and as it were the body of heaven in its clearness.

World English Bible

They saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was like a paved work of sapphire stone, like the skies for clearness.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they see the God of Israel, and under His feet is as the white work of the sapphire, and as the substance of the heavens for purity;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

as it were a paved
לבנה 
Libnah 
Usage: 1

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

ספּיר 
Cappiyr 
Usage: 11

and as it were the body
עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

of heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

Context Readings

The Covenant Ceremony

9 Then Moses went up with Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, 10 and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, as clear as the sky itself. 11 Yet He did not stretch out His hand against the nobles of the sons of Israel; and they saw God, and they ate and drank.


Cross References

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and behold, in the expanse that was over the heads of the cherubim something like a sapphire stone, in appearance resembling a throne, appeared above them.

Revelation 4:3

And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.

Genesis 32:30

So Jacob named the place Peniel, for he said, "I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been preserved."

Exodus 33:20

But He said, "You cannot see My face, for no man can see Me and live!"

Exodus 33:23

"Then I will take My hand away and you shall see My back, but My face shall not be seen."

Matthew 17:2

And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as light.

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.

1 John 4:12

No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.

Exodus 3:6

He said also, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob " Then Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look at God.

Judges 13:21-22

Now the angel of the LORD did not appear to Manoah or his wife again. Then Manoah knew that he was the angel of the LORD.

1 Kings 22:19

Micaiah said, "Therefore, hear the word of the LORD. I saw the LORD sitting on His throne, and all the host of heaven standing by Him on His right and on His left.

Song of Songs 6:10

'Who is this that grows like the dawn, As beautiful as the full moon, As pure as the sun, As awesome as an army with banners?'

Isaiah 6:1-5

In the year of King Uzziah's death I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, lofty and exalted, with the train of His robe filling the temple.

Ezekiel 1:26-28

Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, like lapis lazuli in appearance; and on that which resembled a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man.

John 6:46

"Not that anyone has seen the Father, except the One who is from God; He has seen the Father.

John 14:9

Jesus said to him, "Have I been so long with you, and yet you have not come to know Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has seen the Father; how can you say, 'Show us the Father'?

Revelation 1:16

In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun shining in its strength.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

Revelation 21:18-23

The material of the wall was jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass.

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