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Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.

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Bible References


1 Kings 22:19
And he said, Give ear now to the word of the Lord: I saw the Lord seated on his seat of power, with all the army of heaven in their places round him at his right hand and at his left.
Job 1:6
And there was a day when the sons of the gods came together before the Lord, and the Satan came with them.
Daniel 7:10
A stream of fire was flowing and coming out from before him: a thousand thousands were his servants, and ten thousand times ten thousand were in their places before him: the judge was seated and the books were open.
Zechariah 3:4
And he made answer and said to those who were there before him, Take the unclean robes off him, and let him be clothed in clean robes;
Luke 1:10
And all the people were offering prayers outside, at the time of the burning of perfumes.
Revelation 7:11
And all the angels were round about the high seat, and about the rulers and the four beasts; and they went down on their faces before the high seat, and gave worship to God, saying,


Psalm 104:4
He makes winds his angels, and flames of fire his servants.
Ezekiel 1:4
And, looking, I saw a storm-wind coming out of the north, a great cloud with flames of fire coming after one another, and a bright light shining round about it and in the heart of it was something coloured like electrum.
Hebrews 1:7
And of the angels he says, Who makes his angels winds, and his servants flames of fire:


Exodus 25:20
And their wings are to be outstretched over the cover, and the winged ones are to be opposite one another, facing the cover.
Exodus 37:9
And their wings were stretched out over the cover; the faces of the winged ones were opposite one another and facing the cover.
1 Kings 6:24
With outstretched wings five cubits wide; the distance from the edge of one wing to the edge of the other was ten cubits.
1 Kings 8:7
For their wings were outstretched over the place where the ark was, covering the ark and its rods.
Ezekiel 1:6
And every one had four faces, and every one of them had four wings.
Ezekiel 10:21
Every one had four faces and every one had four wings; and hands like a man's hands were under their wings.
Revelation 4:8
And the four beasts, having every one of them six wings, are full of eyes round about and inside: and without resting day and night, they say, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God, Ruler of all, who was and is and is to come.

Covered his face

Genesis 17:3
And Abram went down on his face on the earth, and the Lord God went on talking with him, and said,
Exodus 3:6
And he said, I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses kept his face covered for fear of looking on God.
1 Kings 19:13
And Elijah, hearing it, went out, covering his face with his robe, and took his place in the opening of the hole. And there a voice came to him saying, What are you doing here, Elijah?
Psalm 89:7
God is greatly to be feared among the saints, and to be honoured over all those who are about him.

His feet

Job 4:18
Truly, he puts no faith in his servants, and he sees error in his angels;
Job 15:15
Truly, he puts no faith in his holy ones, and the heavens are not clean in his eyes;
Ezekiel 1:11
And their wings were separate at the top; two of the wings of every one were joined one to another, and two were covering their bodies.

Did fly

Isaiah 6:6
Then a winged one came to me with a burning coal in his hand, which he had taken from off the altar with the fire-spoon.
Psalm 18:10
And he went in flight through the air, seated on a storm-cloud: going quickly on the wings of the wind.
Psalm 103:20
Give praise to the Lord, you his angels, who are great in strength, doing his orders, and waiting for his voice.
Ezekiel 10:16
And when the winged ones went, the wheels went by their side: and when their wings were lifted to take them up from the earth, the wheels were not turned from their side.
Daniel 9:21
Even while I was still in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at first when my weariness was great, put his hand on me about the time of the evening offering.
Revelation 8:13
And there came to my ears the cry of an eagle in flight in the middle of heaven, saying with a great voice, Trouble, trouble, trouble, to all on the earth, because of the other voices of the horns of the three angels, whose sounding is still to come.
Revelation 14:6
And I saw another angel in flight between heaven and earth, having eternal good news to give to those who are on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and language and people,

General references

Psalm 89:7
God is greatly to be feared among the saints, and to be honoured over all those who are about him.

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