Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance [was] like burning coals of fire, like the appearance of torches. It [was] moving to and fro between the living creatures, and {the fire was very bright} and lightning [was] going out from the fire. 14 And the living creatures {were speeding to and fro} like the appearance of lightning. 15 And I saw the living creatures, and look! A wheel was on the earth beside {each of the living creatures that had four faces}.



Cross References

Zechariah 4:10

For whoever has despised the day of small [things] will rejoice and will see the {plumb line} in the hand of Zerubbabel." These seven [are] the eyes of Yahweh which [are] ranging {throughout the whole earth}.

Matthew 24:27

For just as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so the coming of the Son of Man will be.

Psalm 147:15

[He] sends out his command to [the] earth; his word runs swiftly.

Daniel 9:21

And I [was] still speaking in prayer, and the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision {previously}, {in my weariness touched me} at [the] time of [the] evening offering.

Zechariah 2:3-4

And look, the angel who was talking to me [was] coming forward, and another angel [was] coming forward to meet him.

Matthew 24:31

And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect together from the four winds, from [one] end of heaven to the [other] end of it.

Mark 13:27

And then he will send out the angels, and will gather the elect together from the four winds, from the end of the earth to the end of heaven.

Luke 17:24

For just as the lightning shines forth, flashing from [one place] under heaven to [another place] under heaven, so the Son of Man will be in his day.

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