Parallel Verses

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.

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

Like the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud on 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 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 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 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. 28 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.



Cross References

Ezekiel 3:23

Then I arose and went out into the plain; and, behold, the glory of Jehovah stood there, like the glory which I saw by the river Chebar. And I fell on my face.

Revelation 10:1

And I saw another mighty angel coming down out of the heaven, clothed with a cloud. And a rainbow was on his head, and his face was as the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire.

Ezekiel 8:4

And, behold! The glory of the God of Israel was there, according to the vision that I saw in the plain.

Daniel 8:17

So he came near beside my place. And when he came, I was afraid and fell on my face. But he said to me, Understand, O son of man, for the vision is for the time of the end.

Revelation 4:3

And He who sat there looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. And a rainbow was around the throne, looking like an emerald.

Genesis 17:3

And Abram fell on his face. And God talked with him, saying,

Exodus 24:16

And the glory of Jehovah abode upon Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days. And the seventh day He called to Moses out of the midst of the cloud.

Acts 9:4

And he fell to the earth and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute Me?

Genesis 9:13-16

I set my rainbow in the cloud. And it shall be a token of a covenant between Me and the earth.

Exodus 16:7

And in the morning, then you shall see the glory of Jehovah. For He hears your murmurings against Jehovah. And what are we, that you murmur against us?

Exodus 16:10

And it happened as Aaron spoke to the whole congregation of the sons of Israel, they turned toward the wilderness. And behold! The glory of Jehovah appeared in the cloud!

Exodus 33:18-23

And he said, I beseech You, let me see Your glory.

Leviticus 9:24

And there came a fire out from before Jehovah, and burned up the burnt offering and the fat on the altar. And all the people saw and shouted and fell on their faces.

Numbers 12:6-8

And He said, Hear now My words. If there is a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make Myself known to him in a vision, and will speak to him in a dream.

1 Kings 8:10-11

And it happened when the priests had come out of the Holy of Holies, the cloud filled the house of Jehovah.

Isaiah 54:8-10

In a little wrath I hid My face from you for a moment; but with everlasting kindness I will have mercy on you, says Jehovah your Redeemer.

Ezekiel 10:19-20

And the cherubs lifted up their wings and rose up from the earth in my sight. When they went out, the wheels also were beside them. And he stood at the door of the eastern gate of Jehovah's house. And the glory of the God of Israel was over them from above.

Ezekiel 11:22-23

And the cherubs lifted up their wings, and the wheels beside them. And the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.

Ezekiel 43:3-5

And it looked the same as the vision which I saw, even according to the vision which I saw when I came to destroy the city. And the visions were like the vision that I saw by the river Chebar. And I fell on my face.

Ezekiel 44:4

And He brought me by the way of the north gate before the house. And I looked, and, behold, the glory of Jehovah filled the house of Jehovah. And I fell on my face.

Daniel 10:7-9

And I, Daniel, alone saw the vision. For the men who were with me did not see the vision; but a great quaking fell on them, so that they fled to hide themselves.

Daniel 10:16-17

And behold, one looking like the sons of men touched my lips. Then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who stood before me, O lord, my sorrows are turned on me by the vision, and I have kept no strength.

Matthew 17:5-6

While he yet spoke, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them. And behold a voice out of the cloud which said, This is My beloved Son in whom I am well pleased, hear Him.

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I shall fully know even as I also am fully known.

Revelation 1:17-18

And when I saw Him, I fell at His feet as dead. And He laid His right hand upon me, saying to me, Do not fear, I am the First and the Last,

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