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Bible in Basic English

And on the top of the arch which was over their heads was the form of a king's seat, like a sapphire stone; and on the form of the seat was the form of a man seated on it on high.

New American Standard Bible

Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, like lapis lazuli in appearance; and on that which resembled a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man.

King James Version

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 the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

Holman Bible

The shape of a throne with the appearance of sapphire stone was above the expanse. There was a form with the appearance of a human on the throne high above.

International Standard Version

From above the canopy that was spread out over their heads, there appeared to be something reminiscent of a throne, resembling sapphire in form.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, it appeared like [it was made of] sapphire or lapis lazuli; and [seated] on that which looked like a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man.

Darby Translation

And above the expanse 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 above upon it.

Julia Smith Translation

And from above to the expansion which was over their head as the appearance of a sapphire stone: the likeness of a throne, and over the likeness of a throne, the likeness as the appearance of a man upon it from above.

King James 2000

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 the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And from above the expanse that [was] above their heads [there was] the likeness of a throne, {looking like a sapphire}, and above the likeness of the throne [was] a likeness similar to [the] appearance of a human on it, [but] {above it}.

Modern King James verseion

And from above the expanse that was over their heads was a likeness like a sapphire stone, the likeness of a throne. And on the likeness of the throne was a likeness looking like a man on it from above.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Above the firmament that was over their heads, there was the fashion of a seat, as it had been made of Sapphire. Upon the seat there sat one like a man.

NET Bible

Above the platform over their heads was something like a sapphire shaped like a throne. High above on the throne was a form that appeared to be a man.

New Heart English Bible

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.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

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 the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

And above the expanse that is over their head, as an appearance of a sapphire stone, is the likeness of a throne, and on the likeness of the throne a likeness, as the appearance of man upon it from above.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the firmament
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

דּמוּת 
D@muwth 
דּמוּת 
D@muwth 
Usage: 25
Usage: 25

of a throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

as the appearance
מראה 
Mar'eh 
מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104
Usage: 104

of a sapphire
ספּיר 
Cappiyr 
Usage: 11

and upon the likeness
דּמוּת 
D@muwth 
Usage: 25

of the throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

of a man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

References

Context Readings

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

25 And there was a voice from the top of the arch which was over their heads: when they came to rest they let down their wings. 26 And on the top of the arch which was over their heads was the form of a king's seat, like a sapphire stone; and on the form of the seat was the form of a man seated on it on high. 27 And I saw it coloured like electrum, with the look of fire in it and round it, going up from what seemed to be the middle of his body; and going down from what seemed to be the middle of his body I saw what was like fire, and there was a bright light shining round him.



Cross References

Ezekiel 10:1

Then looking, I saw that on the arch which was over the head of the winged ones there was seen over them what seemed like a sapphire stone, having the form of a king's seat.

Exodus 24:10

And they saw the God of Israel; and under his feet there was, as it seemed, a jewelled floor, clear as the heavens.

Revelation 1:13

And in the middle of them one like a son of man, clothed with a robe down to his feet, and with a band of gold round his breasts.

Isaiah 6:1

In the year of King Uzziah's death I saw the Lord seated in his place, high and lifted up, and the Temple was full of the wide skirts of his robe.

Isaiah 54:11

O troubled one, storm-crushed, uncomforted! see, your stones will be framed in fair colours, and your bases will be sapphires.

Ezekiel 1:22

And over the heads of the living beings there was the form of an arch, looking like ice, stretched out over their heads on high.

Genesis 32:24-30

Then Jacob was by himself; and a man was fighting with him till dawn.

Joshua 5:13-2

Now when Joshua was near Jericho, lifting up his eyes he saw a man in front of him, with his sword uncovered in his hand: and Joshua went up to him and said, Are you for us or against us?

Psalm 45:6

Your seat of power, O God, is for ever and ever; the rod of your kingdom is a rod of honour.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child has come, to us a son is given; and the government has been placed in his hands; and he has been named Wise Guide, Strong God, Father for ever, Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

See, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will give to David a true Branch, and he will be ruling as king, acting wisely, doing what is right, and judging uprightly in the land.

Daniel 7:9-10

I went on looking till the seats of kings were placed, and one like a very old man took his seat: his clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head was like clean wool; his seat was flames of fire and its wheels burning fire.

Daniel 7:14

And to him was given authority and glory and a kingdom; and all peoples, nations, and languages were his servants: his authority is an eternal authority which will not come to an end, and his kingdom is one which will not come to destruction.

Daniel 10:18

Then again one having the form of a man put his hand on me and gave me strength.

Zechariah 6:13

And he will be the builder of the Temple of the Lord; and the glory will be his, and he will take his place as ruler on the seat of power; and Joshua will be a priest at his right hand, and between them there will be a design of peace.

Matthew 25:13

Keep watch, then, because you are not certain of the day or of the hour.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came to them and said, All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.

Ephesians 1:21-22

Far over all rule and authority and power and every name which is named, not only in the present order, but in that which is to come:

Philippians 2:9-10

For this reason God has put him in the highest place and has given to him the name which is greater than every name;

Hebrews 1:8

But of the Son he says, Your seat of power, O God, is for ever and ever; and the rod of your kingdom is a rod of righteousness.

Hebrews 8:1

Now of the things we are saying this is the chief point: We have such a high priest, who has taken his place at the right hand of God's high seat of glory in heaven,

Hebrews 12:2

Having our eyes fixed on Jesus, the guide and end of our faith, who went through the pains of the cross, not caring for the shame, because of the joy which was before him, and who has now taken his place at the right hand of God's seat of power.

1 Peter 3:22

Who has gone into heaven, and is at the right hand of God, angels and authorities and powers having been put under his rule.

Revelation 3:21

To him who overcomes I will give a place with me on my high seat, even as I overcame, and am seated with my Father on his high seat.

Revelation 4:2-3

Straight away I was in the Spirit: and I saw a high seat in heaven, and one was seated on it;

Revelation 5:13

And to my ears came the voice of everything in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and of all things which are in them, saying, To him who is seated on the high seat, and to the Lamb, may blessing and honour and glory and power be given for ever and ever.

Revelation 14:14

And I saw a white cloud, and on the cloud I saw one seated, like a son of man, having on his head a crown of gold, and in his hand a sharp curved blade.

Revelation 20:11

And I saw a great white seat, and him who was seated on it, before whose face the earth and the heaven went in flight; and there was no place for them.

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