Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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, Aaron, Nadab, Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel went up. 10 They saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was like a paved work of sapphire stone, like the skies for clearness. 11 He didn't lay his hand on the nobles of the children of Israel. They saw God, and ate and drank.


Cross References

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time. The one and only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and see, in the expanse 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

that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.

Genesis 32:30

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

Exodus 33:20

He said, "You cannot see my face, for man may not see me and live."

Exodus 33:23

then I will take away my hand, and you will see my back; but my face shall not be seen."

Matthew 17:2

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

1 Timothy 6:16

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

1 John 4:12

No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God remains in us, and his love has been perfected in us.

Exodus 3:6

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

Judges 13:21-22

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

1 Kings 22:19

Micaiah said, "Therefore hear the word of Yahweh. I saw Yahweh sitting on his throne, and all the army of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left.

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is she who looks forth as the morning, beautiful as the moon, clear as the sun, and awesome as an army with banners?

Isaiah 6:1-5

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

Ezekiel 1:26-28

Above the expanse that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and on the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man on it above.

John 6:46

Not that anyone has seen the Father, except he who is from God. He has seen the Father.

John 14:9

Jesus said to him, "Have I been with you such a long time, and do you not know me, Philip? He who has seen me has seen the Father. How do you say, 'Show us the Father?'

Revelation 1:16

He had seven stars in his right hand. Out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining at its brightest.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Revelation 21:18-23

The construction of its wall was jasper. The city was pure gold, like pure glass.

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