Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

The appearance of the brilliant light all around was like that of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day. This was the appearance of the form of the Lord’s glory. When I saw it, I fell facedown and heard a voice speaking.

New American Standard Bible

As the appearance of the rainbow in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the surrounding radiance. Such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. And when I saw it, I fell on my face and heard a voice speaking.

King James Version

As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake.

International Standard Version

The appearance of the radiant light resembled that of a rainbow shining in a cloud on a rainy day. This was what the appearance of the form of the glory of the LORD resembled. When I saw all of this, I fell flat on my face. Then I heard a voice speaking.

A Conservative Version

As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I

American Standard Version

As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Jehovah. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake.

Amplified

As the appearance of the rainbow in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the surrounding radiance. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory and brilliance of the Lord. And when I saw it, I fell face downward and I heard a voice of One speaking.

Bible in Basic English

Like the bow in the cloud on a day of rain, so was the light shining round him. And this is what the glory of the Lord was like. And when I saw it I went down on my face, and the voice of one talking came to my ears.

Darby Translation

As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Jehovah. And when I saw, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of one that spoke.

Julia Smith Translation

As the appearance of the bow which will be in the cloud in the day of rain, so the appearance of the shining round about This the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Jehovah. And I shall see it and I shall fall upon my face, and I shall hear the voice of him speaking.

King James 2000

As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spoke.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like the appearance of a bow that is in the cloud on {a rainy day}, such [was] the radiance around it; [thus was] the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Yahweh. And I saw, and I fell on my face, and I heard a voice speaking.

Modern King James verseion

As the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain looks, so the brightness all around looked. This was how the likeness of the glory of Jehovah looked. And I saw. And I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of One speaking.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea the shine and glister that lightened round about, was like a rainbow, which in a rainy day appeareth in the clouds. Even so was the similitude, wherein the glory of the LORD appeared. When I saw it, I fell upon my face, and hearkened unto the voice of him that spake.

NET Bible

like the appearance of a rainbow in the clouds after the rain. This was the appearance of the surrounding brilliant light; it looked like the glory of the Lord. When I saw it, I threw myself face down, and I heard a voice speaking.

New Heart English Bible

As the appearance of the rainbow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness all around. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. When I saw it, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice speaking.

The Emphasized Bible

as the appearance of the bow which is in a cloud on a day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about, that was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Yahweh, and when I saw, I fell upon my face, and heard a voice of one speaking.

Webster

As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness around. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one speaking.

World English Bible

As the appearance of the rainbow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness all around. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Yahweh. When I saw it, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of one that spoke.

Youngs Literal Translation

As the appearance of the bow that is in a cloud in a day of rain, so is the appearance of the brightness round about.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As the appearance
מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

of the bow
קשׁת 
Qesheth 
Usage: 75

that is in the cloud
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of rain
גּשׁם 
Geshem 
Usage: 35

so was the appearance
מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

of the brightness
נגהּ 
Nogahh 
Usage: 19

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

of the likeness
דּמוּת 
D@muwth 
Usage: 25

of the glory
כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

of the Lord

Usage: 0

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

it, I fell
נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

upon my face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

a voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

References

Easton

Fausets

Bow

Hastings

Watsons

Images Ezekiel 1:28

Context Readings

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

27 From what seemed to be His waist up, I saw a gleam like amber, with what looked like fire enclosing it all around. From what seemed to be His waist down, I also saw what looked like fire. There was a brilliant light all around Him. 28 The appearance of the brilliant light all around was like that of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day. This was the appearance of the form of the Lord’s glory. When I saw it, I fell facedown and heard a voice speaking.



Cross References

Ezekiel 3:23

So I got up and went out to the plain. The Lord’s glory was present there, like the glory I had seen by the Chebar Canal, and I fell facedown.

Revelation 10:1

Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, surrounded by a cloud, with a rainbow over his head. His face was like the sun, his legs were like fiery pillars,

Ezekiel 8:4

I saw the glory of the God of Israel there, like the vision I had seen in the plain.

Daniel 8:17

So he approached where I was standing; when he came near, I was terrified and fell facedown. “Son of man,” he said to me, “understand that the vision refers to the time of the end.”

Revelation 4:3

and the One seated looked like jasper and carnelian stone. A rainbow that looked like an emerald surrounded the throne.

Genesis 17:3

Then Abram fell facedown and God spoke with him:

Exodus 24:16

The glory of the Lord settled on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days. On the seventh day He called to Moses from the cloud.

Acts 9:4

Falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?”

Genesis 9:13-16

I have placed My bow in the clouds, and it will be a sign of the covenant between Me and the earth.

Exodus 16:7

in the morning you will see the Lord’s glory because He has heard your complaints about Him. For who are we that you complain about us?”

Exodus 16:10

As Aaron was speaking to the entire Israelite community, they turned toward the wilderness, and there in a cloud the Lord’s glory appeared.

Exodus 33:18-23

Then Moses said, “Please, let me see Your glory.”

Leviticus 9:24

Fire came from the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell facedown on the ground.

Numbers 12:6-8

He said:

“Listen to what I say:
If there is a prophet among you from the Lord,
I make Myself known to him in a vision;
I speak with him in a dream.

1 Kings 8:10-11

When the priests came out of the holy place, the cloud filled the Lord’s temple,

Isaiah 54:8-10

In a surge of anger
I hid My face from you for a moment,
but I will have compassion on you
with everlasting love,”
says the Lord your Redeemer.

Ezekiel 10:19-20

The cherubim lifted their wings and ascended from the earth right before my eyes; the wheels were beside them as they went. The glory of the God of Israel was above them, and it stood at the entrance to the eastern gate of the Lord’s house.

Ezekiel 11:22-23

Then the cherubim, with the wheels beside them, lifted their wings, and the glory of the God of Israel was above them.

Ezekiel 43:3-5

The vision I saw was like the one I had seen when He came to destroy the city, and like the ones I had seen by the Chebar Canal. I fell facedown.

Ezekiel 44:4

Then the man brought me by way of the north gate to the front of the temple. I looked, and the glory of the Lord filled His temple. And I fell facedown.

Daniel 10:7-9

Only I, Daniel, saw the vision. The men who were with me did not see it, but a great terror fell on them, and they ran and hid.

Daniel 10:16-17

Suddenly one with human likeness touched my lips. I opened my mouth and said to the one standing in front of me, “My lord, because of the vision, anguish overwhelms me and I am powerless.

Matthew 17:5-6

While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud covered them, and a voice from the cloud said:

This is My beloved Son.
I take delight in Him.
Listen to Him!

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see indistinctly, as in a mirror,
but then face to face.
Now I know in part,
but then I will know fully,
as I am fully known.

Revelation 1:17-18

When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. He laid His right hand on me and said, “Don’t be afraid! I am the First and the Last,

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