Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel. 10 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. 11 And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: and they beheld God, and did eat and drink.


Cross References

John 1:18

No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him .

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and behold, in the firmament that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Revelation 4:3

and he that sat was to look upon like a jasper stone and a sardius: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, like an emerald to look upon.

Genesis 32:30

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for,'said he , I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Exodus 33:20

And he said, Thou canst not see my face; for man shall not see me and live.

Exodus 33:23

and I will take away my hand, and thou shalt see my back; but my face shall not be seen.

Matthew 17:2

and he was transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun, and his garments became white as the light.

1 Timothy 6:16

who only hath immortality, dwelling in light unapproachable; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power eternal. Amen.

1 John 4:12

No man hath beheld God at any time: if we love one another, God abideth in us, and his love is perfected in us:

Exodus 3:6

Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.

Judges 13:21-22

But the angel of Jehovah did no more appear to Manoah or to his wife. Then Manoah knew that he was the angel of Jehovah.

1 Kings 22:19

And Micaiah'said, Therefore hear thou the word of Jehovah: I saw Jehovah sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left.

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, Fair as the moon, Clear as the sun, Terrible as an army with banners?

Isaiah 6:1-5

In the year that king Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and his train filled the temple.

Ezekiel 1:26-28

And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man upon it above.

John 6:46

Not that any man hath seen the Father, save he that is from God, he hath seen the Father.

John 14:9

Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and dost thou not know me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; how sayest thou, Show us the Father?

Revelation 1:16

And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God: her light was like unto a stone most precious, as it were a jasper stone, clear as crystal:

Revelation 21:18-23

And the building of the wall thereof was jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto pure glass.

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