Parallel Verses

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.

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

And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne in appearance like a sapphire stone, and seated above the likeness of a throne was a likeness with the appearance of a Man.

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.

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 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 expanse which was over their heads, in their standing still, and they let down their wings. 26 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. 27 And I saw Him looking like the color of polished bronze, looking like fire all around within it. From the likeness of His loins even upward, and from the likeness of His loins even downward, I saw Him, looking like fire, and it had brightness all around.



Cross References

Ezekiel 10:1

And I looked, and behold! In the expanse over the head of the cherubs was seen the appearance of the form of a throne, like a sapphire stone, above them.

Exodus 24:10

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.

Revelation 1:13

And having turned, I saw seven golden lampstands. And in the midst of the seven lampstands I saw One like the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the feet, and tied around the breast with a golden band.

Isaiah 6:1

In the year that King Uzziah died I then saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and His train filled the temple.

Isaiah 54:11

Afflicted one, storm-tossed and not comforted, behold, I will lay your stones among antimony, and lay your foundations with sapphires.

Ezekiel 1:22

And there was a likeness over the heads of the living creature; an expanse, like the color of awesome crystal stretched out over their heads from above.

Genesis 32:24-30

And Jacob was left alone. And a Man wrestled there with him until the breaking of the day.

Joshua 5:13-2

And it happened, when Joshua was beside Jericho, he lifted up his eyes and looked. And, behold, there stood a Man in front of him with His sword drawn in His hand. And Joshua went to Him and said to Him, Are You for us, or for our foes?

Psalm 45:6

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; the staff of Your kingdom is a staff of righteousness.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given; and the government shall be on His shoulder; and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold, the days come, says Jehovah, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and act wisely, and shall do judgment and justice in the earth.

Daniel 7:9-10

I watched until the thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days sat, whose robe was white as snow, and the hair of His head like the pure wool. His throne was like flames of fire, and His wheels like burning fire.

Daniel 7:14

And dominion and glory was given Him, and a kingdom, that all peoples, nations and languages, should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion which shall not pass away, and His kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.

Daniel 10:18

Then again one like a man in form came and touched me, and he made me stronger

Zechariah 6:13

Even He shall build the temple of Jehovah; and He shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule on His throne. And He shall be a priest on His throne; and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.

Matthew 25:13

Therefore watch, for you do not know either the day or the hour in which the Son of Man comes.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All authority is given to Me in Heaven and in earth.

Ephesians 1:21-22

far above all principality and authority and power and dominion, and every name being named, not only in this world, but also in the coming age.

Philippians 2:9-10

Therefore God has highly exalted Him, and has given Him a name which is above every name,

Hebrews 1:8

But to the Son He says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. A scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.

Hebrews 8:1

Now the sum of the things which we have spoken is this: We have such a High Priest, who has sat down on the right of the throne of the Majesty in Heaven,

Hebrews 12:2

looking to Jesus the Author and Finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and sat down at the right of the throne of God.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, having gone into Heaven, where the angels and authorities and powers are being subjected to Him.

Revelation 3:21

To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me in My throne, even as I also overcame and have sat down with My Father in His throne.

Revelation 4:2-3

And immediately I became in spirit. And behold, a throne was set in Heaven, and One sat upon the throne.

Revelation 5:13

And I heard every creature which is in the Heaven and on the earth, and under the earth, and those that are in the sea, and all who are in them, saying, Blessing and honor and glory and power be to Him sitting on the throne, and to the Lamb forever and ever.

Revelation 14:14

And I looked, and behold, a white cloud. And on the cloud sat one like the Son of man, having a golden crown on His head, and a sharp sickle in His hand.

Revelation 20:11

And I saw a great white throne, and Him sitting on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away. And a place was not found for them.

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