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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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1 Kings 22:19
Then he said, Therefore, hear thou the word of Yahweh, - I saw Yahweh, sitting upon his throne, and all the host of the heavens, standing by him, on his right hand, and on his left.
Job 1:6
Now there came a certain day, when the sons of God entered in to present themselves unto Yahweh, - so the accuser also entered, in their midst.
Daniel 7:10
A stream of fire, was flowing on and issuing forth from before him, a thousand thousand, waited upon him and, ten thousand times ten thousand, before him, stood up, - Judgment, took its seat, and, books, were opened.
Zechariah 3:4
Then responded he and spake unto those who were standing before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from off him; and he said unto him, See! I have caused to pass from off thee, thine iniquity, And will cause thee to be clothed in robes of state.
Luke 1:10
and, all the throng of the people, was praying outside, at the hour of the incense offering.
Revelation 7:11
And, all the messengers, were standing round about the throne and the elders and the four living creatures; and they fell down before the throne upon their faces, and rendered homage unto God,


Psalm 104:4
Making His messengers, winds, His attendants, a flaming fire;
Ezekiel 1:4
So then I beheld and lo! a tempestuous wind coming out of the North, a great cloud and a fire catching hold of itself, and it had a brightness round about, -
Hebrews 1:7
Even as to the messengers, indeed, he saith - Who maketh his messengers, winds, and his ministers of state, a fiery flame;


Exodus 25:20
And the cherubim shall be spreading out two wings on high - making a shelter with their wings over the propitiatory, with their faces one towards the other, - towards the propitiatory, shall be the faces of the cherubim.
Exodus 37:9
and the cherubim were spreading out their wings on high making a shelter with their wings over the propitiatory, with, their faces, one towards the other, towards the propitiatory, were the faces of the cherubim,
1 Kings 6:24
and, five cubits, was the one wing of the cherub, and, five cubits, the second wing of the cherub, - ten cubits, from the one end of his wings unto the other end of his wings.
1 Kings 8:7
For, the cherubim, were spreading forth their two wings, over the place of the ark, - and the cherubim made a covering over the ark and over the staves thereof, above.
Ezekiel 1:6
and four faces each, and four wings each, had they;
Ezekiel 10:21
Four faces severally, had each one, and four wings, had each one, - and the likeness of the hands of a man, was under their wings.
Revelation 4:8
and, the four living creatures, each one of them, have severally six wings, round about and within, full of eyes; and they, cease, not, day and night, saying - Holy! holy! holy! Lord, God, the Almighty, - Who was, and Who is, and Who is coming.

Covered his face

Genesis 17:3
And Abram fell on his face, - and God spake with him, saying:
Exodus 3:6
And he said - I, am the God of thy father, God of Abraham, God of Isaac and God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look upon God.
1 Kings 19:13
And it came to pass, when Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went forth, and stood at the entrance of the cave, - and lo! unto him, a voice; and it said - What doest thou here, Elijah?
Psalm 89:7
A GOD inspiring awe in the circle of the holy ones, exceedingly, And to be reverenced above all who are round about him.

His feet

Job 4:18
Lo! in his own servants, he trusteth not, and, his own messengers, he chargeth with error:
Job 15:15
Lo! in his holy ones, he putteth not confidence, and, the heavens, are not pure in his eyes:
Ezekiel 1:11
and their wings were spread above, - two of each joined one another, and two covered their bodies;

Did fly

Isaiah 6:6
Then flew unto me one of the seraphim, And in his hand, a live coal, - With tongs, had he taken it from off the altar.
Psalm 18:10
Then he rode on a cherub, and flew, and darted on the wings of the wind;
Psalm 103:20
Bless Yahweh, ye messengers of his, - Heroes of vigour, doing his word, To hearken again to the voice of his word;
Ezekiel 10:16
When the cherubim went, then went the wheels beside them, - and when the cherubim lifted up their wings, to arise from off the earth, the wheels themselves turned not from beside them;
Daniel 9:21
while yet I was speaking in prayer, then, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in vision at the beginning, wearied with rapid flight, touched me, about the time of the evening present.
Revelation 8:13
And I saw, and I heard one eagle, flying in mid-heaven, saying with a loud voice - Woe! woe! woe! unto them that are dwelling upon the earth, by reason of the remaining voices of the trumpet, of the three messengers who are about to sound.
Revelation 14:6
And I saw another messenger, flying in mid-heaven, having an age-abiding glad-message to announce unto them who are dwelling upon the earth, even unto every nation and tribe and tongue and people,

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Psalm 89:7
A GOD inspiring awe in the circle of the holy ones, exceedingly, And to be reverenced above all who are round about him.