Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

God's Presence Leaves The Temple

1 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. 2 He spoke to the man clothed in linen, and said, Go in between the whirling [wheels], even under the cherub, and fill both your hands with coals of fire from between the cherubim, and scatter them over the city. He went in as I watched.


Cross References

Exodus 24:10

They saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was like a paved work of sapphire stone, like the skies for clearness.

Revelation 4:2-3

Immediately I was in the Spirit. Behold, there was a throne set in heaven, and one sitting on the throne

Genesis 18:2

He lifted up his eyes and looked, and saw that three men stood opposite him. When he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth,

Genesis 18:17

Yahweh said, "Will I hide from Abraham what I do,

Genesis 18:22

The men turned from there, and went toward Sodom, but Abraham stood yet before Yahweh.

Genesis 18:31

He said, "See now, I have taken it on myself to speak to the Lord. What if there are twenty found there?" He said, "I will not destroy it for the twenty's sake."

Genesis 32:24

Jacob was left alone, and wrestled with a man there until the breaking of the day.

Genesis 32:30

Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for, he said, "I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved."

Joshua 5:13-15

It happened, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man stood in front of him with his sword drawn in his hand. Joshua went to him, and said to him, "Are you for us, or for our adversaries?"

Joshua 6:2

Yahweh said to Joshua, "Behold, I have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and the mighty men of valor.

Psalm 18:10

He rode on a cherub, and flew. Yes, he soared on the wings of the wind.

Psalm 68:17-18

The chariots of God are tens of thousands and thousands of thousands. The Lord is among them, from Sinai, into the sanctuary.

Isaiah 21:8-9

He cried like a lion: "Lord, I stand continually on the watchtower in the daytime, and every night I stay at my post.

Jeremiah 13:6

It happened after many days, that Yahweh said to me, Arise, go to the Euphrates, and take the belt from there, which I commanded you to hide there.

Jeremiah 13:8

Then the word of Yahweh came to me, saying,

Jeremiah 13:18-22

Say to the king and to the queen mother, Humble yourselves, sit down; for your headdresses have come down, even the crown of your glory.

Ezekiel 1:22-26

Over the head of the living creature there was the likeness of an expanse, like the awesome crystal to look on, stretched forth over their heads above.

Ezekiel 10:20

This is the living creature that I saw under the God of Israel by the river Chebar; and I knew that they were cherubim.

Ezekiel 11:22

Then did the cherubim lift up their wings, and the wheels were beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.

Habakkuk 2:1

I will stand at my watch, and set myself on the ramparts, and will look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time. The one and only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

Ephesians 1:20

which he worked in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and made him to sit at his right hand in the heavenly places,

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, angels and authorities and powers being made subject to him.

Revelation 1:13

And among the lampstands was one like a son of man, clothed with a robe reaching down to his feet, and with a golden sash around his chest.

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