Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Hastings

Watsons

Images Ezekiel 1:28

Context Readings

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

27 And I saw [something] like [the] outward appearance of amber, [something] like [the] appearance of fire, [with] a covering around [it], from the likeness of his loins and {upward}. And from the likeness of his loins and {downward} I saw [something] like [the] appearance of fire, and {it was radiant all around}. 28 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.



Cross References

Ezekiel 3:23

And I rose up, and I went to the valley, and, look, there the glory of Yahweh [was] standing, like the glory that I saw near the {Kebar River}, and I fell on my face.

Revelation 10:1

And I saw another powerful angel descending from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, and a rainbow over his head, and his face [was] like the sun, and his feet [were] like pillars of fire,

Ezekiel 8:4

And look! There [was] the glory of the God of Israel like the vision that I saw in the valley.

Daniel 8:17

And he came beside {where I was standing}, and {when he came} I became terrified and I fell prostrate on my face. And he said to me, "Understand, son of man, that the vision [is] for [the] time of [the] end."

Revelation 4:3

And the one seated [was] similar in appearance to jasper and carnelian stone, and a rainbow [was] around the throne similar in appearance to emerald.

Genesis 17:3

Then Abram fell upon his face and God spoke with him, saying,

Exodus 24:16

And the glory of Yahweh settled on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it [for] six days, and he called to Moses on the seventh day from the midst of the cloud.

Acts 9:4

And falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

Genesis 9:13-16

My bow I have set in the clouds, and it shall be for a sign of [the] covenant between me and between the earth.

Exodus 16:7

and [in the] morning, you will see the glory of Yahweh, {for he hears} your grumblings against Yahweh, and what [are] we that you grumble against us?"

Exodus 16:10

And at the moment of Aaron's speaking to all the community of the {Israelites}, they turned to the desert, {and just then} the glory of Yahweh appeared in the cloud.

Exodus 33:18-23

And he said, "Please show me your glory."

Leviticus 9:24

Then a fire went out {from before} Yahweh, and it consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And all the people saw [it], so they shouted [for joy], and they fell on their faces.

Numbers 12:6-8

and he said, "Please hear my words: If there is a prophet among you, I, Yahweh, will make myself known to him in a vision. I will speak to him in a dream.

1 Kings 8:10-11

When the priests went out from the holy place, the cloud filled the house of Yahweh.

Isaiah 54:8-10

I hid my face from you [for] a moment, in the flowing of anger, but I will have compassion on you with everlasting faithfulness" says your redeemer, Yahweh.

Ezekiel 10:19-20

And the cherubim lifted up their wings, and they rose from the earth before my eyes. At their going out, the wheels [were] beside them. And he stood [at] the doorway of the eastern gate of the temple of Yahweh, and the glory of the God of Israel {was over them}.

Ezekiel 11:22-23

Then the cherubim lifted up their wings, and their wheels [were] beside them, and the glory of the God of Israel {was over them}.

Ezekiel 43:3-5

And the appearance of the vision which I saw [was] as the vision which I saw at his coming to destroy the city, and [these] visions [were] [also] as the vision which I saw by the {Kebar River}, and I fell on my face.

Ezekiel 44:4

Then he brought me [by] the way of the gate of the north to the front of the temple, and I looked, and look! The glory of Yahweh filled the temple of Yahweh, and I fell on my face.

Daniel 10:7-9

And I saw, I, Daniel {alone}, the vision; and the people who were with me {did not see} the vision; nevertheless, a great trembling fell upon them and they fled [in order] to hide themselves.

Daniel 10:16-17

Then look, there was {one in the form of a human}; he touched my lips and I opened my mouth and I spoke and I said to the [one] standing {before me}, "My lord, because of the vision my anxieties fell upon me and I [have] not retained [my] strength.

Matthew 17:5-6

[While] he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice from the cloud said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased. Listen to him!"

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see through a mirror {indirectly}, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know completely, just as I have also been completely known.

Revelation 1:17-18

And when I saw him, I fell at his feet like a dead person, and he placed his right hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid! I am the first and the last,

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