Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And the living beings went out and came back as quickly as a thunder-flame.

New American Standard Bible

And the living beings ran to and fro like bolts of lightning.

King James Version

And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Holman Bible

The creatures were darting back and forth like flashes of lightning.

International Standard Version

The living beings moved around, in appearance resembling lightning.

A Conservative Version

And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.

American Standard Version

And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Amplified

And the living beings moved rapidly back and forth like flashes of lightning.

Darby Translation

And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Julia Smith Translation

And the living creatures ran and turned back as the appearance of lightning.

King James 2000

And the living creatures ran back and forth like the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the living creatures {were speeding to and fro} like the appearance of lightning.

Modern King James verseion

And the living creatures kept running and returning, like the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the beasts ran and returned after the fashion of lightning.

NET Bible

The living beings moved backward and forward as quickly as flashes of lightning.

New Heart English Bible

The living creatures darted back and forth, like the appearance of a flash of lightning.

The Emphasized Bible

And the living ones ran and returned, - like the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Webster

And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.

World English Bible

The living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the living creatures are running, and turning back, as the appearance of the flash.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

ran
רצא 
Ratsa' 
run
Usage: 1

and returned
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

as the appearance
מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Date Of Vision Of Living Creatures And Glory Of The Throne Of Yahweh

13 And between the living beings it was like burning coals of fire, as if flames were going one after the other between the living beings; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went thunder-flames. 14 And the living beings went out and came back as quickly as a thunder-flame. 15 Now while I was looking at the four living beings, I saw one wheel on the earth, by the side of the living beings, for the four of them.



Cross References

Zechariah 4:10

For who has had a poor opinion of the day of small things? for they will be glad when they see the weighted measuring-line in the hand of Zerubbabel. Then he said in answer to me, These seven lights are the eyes of the Lord which go quickly up and down through all the earth.

Matthew 24:27

Because as in a thunderstorm the bright light coming from the east is seen even in the west; so will be the coming of the Son of man.

Psalm 147:15

He sends out his orders to the earth; his word goes out quickly.

Daniel 9:21

Even while I was still in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at first when my weariness was great, put his hand on me about the time of the evening offering.

Zechariah 2:3-4

And the angel who was talking to me went out, and another angel went out, and, meeting him,

Matthew 24:31

And he will send out his angels with a great sound of a horn, and they will get his saints together from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

Mark 13:27

And then he will send out the angels, and will get together his saints from the four winds, from the farthest part of the earth to the farthest part of heaven.

Luke 17:24

For as in a thunderstorm the bright light is seen from one end of the sky to the other, so will the Son of man be when his time comes.

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