Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash 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 the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance as burning coals of fire, as the appearance of flames going about between the living creatures; and a shining to the fire, and from the fire will go forth lightning. 14 And the living creatures ran and turned back as the appearance of lightning. 15 And I shall see the living creatures, and behold, one wheel upon the earth by the living creatures, to his four faces.



Cross References

Zechariah 4:10

For who despised the day of small things? and they rejoiced, and they saw the stone of tin in the hand of Zerubbabel, these seven; they the eyes of Jehovah running to and fro in all the earth.

Matthew 24:27

For as the lightning comes forth from the sunrisings, and shines to the descents; so also shall be the arrival of the Son of man.

Psalm 147:15

Sending his word upon the earth, even till his word shall run quickly.

Daniel 9:21

And I yet speaking in prayer, and the man Gabriel, whom I saw in the vision in the beginning, being wearied with weariness, touched upon me about the time of the evening gift

Zechariah 2:3-4

And behold, the messenger speaking with me went forth, and another messenger went forth to meet him:

Matthew 24:31

And he shall send his messengers, with the great voice of the trumpet, and they shall bring together his chosen from the four winds, from the extremities of the heavens to the extremities.

Mark 13:27

And then shall he send his messengers, and gather together his chosen from the four winds, from extremity of earth to extremity of heaven.

Luke 17:24

For as lightning, flashing out from that under heaven, shines to that under heaven; so also shall be the Son of man in his day.

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