Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

As I continued to watch, there on the expanse above the heads of the cherubim was a massive sapphire stone that resembled a throne in form and appearance.

New American Standard Bible

Then I looked, and behold, in the expanse that was over the heads of the cherubim something like a sapphire stone, in appearance resembling a throne, appeared above them.

King James Version

Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament that was above the head of the cherubims there appeared over them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Holman Bible

Then I looked, and there above the expanse over the heads of the cherubim was something like sapphire stone resembling the shape of a throne that appeared above them.

A Conservative Version

Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

American Standard Version

Then I looked, and behold, in the firmament that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Amplified

Then I looked and behold, in the firmament that was over the heads of the cherubim there appeared above them something looking like a sapphire stone, in form resembling a throne.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

And I looked, and behold, in the expanse that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then I looked, and, behold, above the heaven that was above the head of the cherubim there appeared over them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall see, and behold, to the which is over the head of the cherubs, as a stone of sapphire, as the vision of the likeness of a throne was seen over them.

King James 2000

Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament that was above the head of the cherubim there appeared over them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I looked, and look! On the expanse that [was] above the head of the cherubim [something] like a stone of sapphire, [and] like [the] appearance of [the] shape of a throne it appeared above them.

Modern King James verseion

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as I looked, behold, in the firmament that was above the cherubims there appeared the similitude of a stool of sapphire upon them.

NET Bible

As I watched, I saw on the platform above the top of the cherubim something like a sapphire, resembling the shape of a throne, appearing above them.

New Heart English Bible

Then I looked, and saw, in the expanse that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

The Emphasized Bible

Then looked I. and lo! in the expanses which was over the head of the cherubim as a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne, appeared over them.

Webster

Then I looked, and behold, in the firmament that was above the head of the cherubim there appeared over them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

World English Bible

Then I looked, and see, in the expanse that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I look, and lo, on the expanse that is above the head of the cherubs, as a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne, He hath been seen over them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and, behold, in the firmament
רקיע 
Raqiya` 
Usage: 17

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the cherubims
כּרוּב 
K@ruwb 
Usage: 91

ספּיר 
Cappiyr 
Usage: 11

as the appearance
מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

of the likeness
דּמוּת 
D@muwth 
Usage: 25

References

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Context Readings

God's Presence Leaves The Temple

1 As I continued to watch, there on the expanse above the heads of the cherubim was a massive sapphire stone that resembled a throne in form and appearance. 2 The LORD spoke to the man who was clothed in white linen, telling him, "Go between the whirling wheels, under the cherubim, and fill your hands with burning coals from among the cherubim. Then scatter them over the city." So he entered as I watched.


Cross References

Exodus 24:10

and saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire, as clear as the sky.

Revelation 4:2-3

Instantly I was in the Spirit, and I saw a throne in heaven with a person seated on the throne.

Genesis 18:2

he glanced up and saw three men standing there, not far from him. As soon as he noticed them, Abraham ran from the tent entrance to greet them and bowed low to the ground.

Genesis 18:17

"Should I hide from Abraham what I'm about to do," the LORD asked,

Genesis 18:22

Then two of the men turned away from there and walked toward Sodom, while Abraham remained standing in the presence of the LORD.

Genesis 18:31

"Look," Abraham said, "I've presumed to speak to my LORD" so what if 20 are found there?" "For the sake of those 20," the LORD responded, "I won't destroy it."

Genesis 32:24

And so Jacob was left alone, and he struggled with a man until daybreak.

Genesis 32:30

Jacob would later call that place Peniel, because "I saw God face to face, but my life was spared."

Joshua 5:13-15

Now it happened that while Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and much to his amazement, he saw a man standing in front of him, holding a drawn sword in his hand! Joshua approached him and asked him, "Are you one of us, or are you with our enemies?"

Joshua 6:2

The LORD told Joshua, "Look! I have given Jericho over to your control, along with its kings and valiant soldiers.

Psalm 18:10

He rode upon a cherub and flew; he soared upon the wings of the wind.

Psalm 68:17-18

God's chariots were many thousands. The Lord was there with them at Sinai in holiness.

Isaiah 21:8-9

Then the lookout shouted: "Upon a watchtower I stand, O Lord, continually by day, and I am stationed at my post throughout the night.

Jeremiah 13:6

After a long time, the LORD told me, "Arise, go to the Euphrates, and get the belt that I commanded you to hide there."

Jeremiah 13:8

Then this message from the LORD came to me:

Jeremiah 13:18-22

Say to the king and the queen mother, "Come take a lowly seat, because your beautiful crowns have fallen off your heads."

Ezekiel 1:22-26

There was spread out over the heads of the living beings what looked like a canopy, in outward appearance resembling ice,

Ezekiel 10:20

These were the living beings that I had seen under the God of Israel on the bank of the Chebar River. I knew that they were cherubim.

Ezekiel 11:22

Then the cherubim arose, with their wheels alongside, and the glory of Israel's God remained above and over them.

Habakkuk 2:1

"I will stand at my guard post and station myself on a tower. I will wait and see what the LORD will say about me and what I will answer when he reprimands me."

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God. The unique God, who is close to the Father's side, has revealed him.

Ephesians 1:20

which he brought about in the Messiah when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realm.

1 Peter 3:22

who has gone to heaven and is at the right hand of God, where angels, authorities, and powers have been made subject to him.

Revelation 1:13

Among the lamp stands there was someone like the Son of Man. He was wearing a long robe with a gold sash around his chest.

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