Ezekiel 1:28
Good News Translation
that had in it all the colors of the rainbow. This was the dazzling light which shows the presence of the LORD. When I saw this, I fell face downward on the ground. Then I heard a voice

Contemporary English Version
as colorful as a rainbow that appears after a storm. I realized I was seeing the brightness of the LORD's glory! So I bowed with my face to the ground, and just then I heard a voice speaking to me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As the appearance of the rainbow when it is in a cloud on a rainy day: this was the appearance of the brightness round about.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

As the appearance of the rainbow when it is in a cloud on a rainy day: this was the appearance of the brightness round about.

at the appearance of the bow

Genesis 9:13-16 I will set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be the sign of a covenant between me and between the earth. . . .

Isaiah 54:8-10 In a moment of indignation have I hid my face a little while from thee, but with everlasting kindness have I had mercy on thee, said the Lord thy Redeemer. . . .

Revelation 4:3 And he that sat was to the sight like the jasper and the sardine stone. And there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

Revelation 10:1 And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud. And a rainbow was on his head: and his face, as the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire.

This

Ezekiel 8:4 And behold the glory of the God of Israel was there, according to the vision which I had seen in the plain.

Ezekiel 10:19,20 And the cherubims lifting up their wings, were raised from the earth before me: and as they went out, the wheels also followed: and it stood in the entry of the east gate of the house of the Lord: and the glory of the God of Israel was over them. . . .

Ezekiel 43:3 And I saw the vision according to the appearance which I had seen when he came to destroy the city: and the appearance was according to the vision which I had seen by the river Chobar: and I fell upon my face.

Exodus 16:7,10 And in the morning you shall see the glory of the Lord: for he hath heard your murmuring against the Lord: but as for us, what are we, that you mutter against us? . . .

Exodus 24:16 And the glory of the Lord dwelt upon Sinai, covering it with a cloud six days: and the seventh day he called him out of the midst of the cloud.

Exodus 33:18-23 And he said: Shew me thy glory. . . .

Numbers 12:6-8 He said to them: Hear my words: if there be among you a prophet of the Lord, I will appear to him in a vision, or I will speak to him in a dream. . . .

1 Kings 8:10,11 And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the sanctuary, that a cloud filled the house of the Lord, . . .

1 Corinthians 13:12 We see now through a glass in a dark manner: but then face to face. Now I know in part: but then I shall know even as I am known.

I fell

Ezekiel 3:23 And I rose up, and went forth into the plain: and behold the glory of the Lord stood there, like the glory which I saw by the river Chobar: and I fell upon my face.

Genesis 17:3 Abram fell flat on his face.

Leviticus 9:24 And, behold, a fire, coming forth from the Lord, devoured the holocaust, and the fat that was upon the altar: which when the multitude saw, they praised the Lord, falling on their faces.

Daniel 8:17 And he came, and stood near where I stood: and when he was come, I fell on my face, trembling, and he said to me: Understand, O son of man, for in the time of the end the vision shall be fulfilled.

Daniel 10:7-9,16,17 And I, Daniel alone, saw the vision: for the men that were with me saw it not: but an exceeding great terror fell upon them, and they fled away, and hid themselves. . . .

Matthew 17:5,6 And as he was yet speaking, behold a bright cloud overshadowed them. And lo a voice out of the cloud, saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased: hear ye him. . . .

Acts 9:4 And falling on the ground, he heard a voice saying to him: Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Revelation 1:17,18 And when I had seen him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying: Fear not. I am the First and the Last, . . .

Context
The Divine Glory
27And I saw as it were the resemblance of amber as the appearance of fire within it round about: from his loins and upward, and from his loins downward, I saw as it were the resemblance of fire shining round about. 28As the appearance of the rainbow when it is in a cloud on a rainy day: this was the appearance of the brightness round about.
Cross References
Romans 9:4
Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises:

Revelation 1:17
And when I had seen him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying: Fear not. I am the First and the Last,

Revelation 4:3
And he that sat was to the sight like the jasper and the sardine stone. And there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

Revelation 10:1
And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud. And a rainbow was on his head: and his face, as the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire.

Genesis 9:13
I will set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be the sign of a covenant between me and between the earth.

Genesis 17:3
Abram fell flat on his face.

Exodus 24:16
And the glory of the Lord dwelt upon Sinai, covering it with a cloud six days: and the seventh day he called him out of the midst of the cloud.

Exodus 24:17
And the sight of the glory of the Lord, was like a burning fire upon the top of the mount, in the eyes of the children of Israel.

Judges 13:20
And when the flame from the altar went up towards heaven, the angel of the Lord ascended also in the same. And when Manue and his wife saw this, they fell flat on the ground;

Ezekiel 3:23
And I rose up, and went forth into the plain: and behold the glory of the Lord stood there, like the glory which I saw by the river Chobar: and I fell upon my face.

Ezekiel 8:4
And behold the glory of the God of Israel was there, according to the vision which I had seen in the plain.

Ezekiel 10:4
And the glory of the Lord was lifted up from above the cherub to the threshold of the house: and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was filled with the brightness of the glory of the Lord.

Ezekiel 11:22
And the cherubims lifted up their wings, and the wheels with them: and the glory of the God of Israel was over them.

Ezekiel 11:23
And the glory of the Lord went up from the midst of the city, and stood over the mount that is on the east side of the city.

Ezekiel 43:2
And behold the glory of the God of Israel came in by the way of the east: and his voice was like the noise of many waters, and the earth shone with his majesty.

Ezekiel 43:3
And I saw the vision according to the appearance which I had seen when he came to destroy the city: and the appearance was according to the vision which I had seen by the river Chobar: and I fell upon my face.

Ezekiel 43:4
And the majesty of the Lord went into the temple by the way of the gate that looked to the east.

Ezekiel 43:5
And the spirit lifted me up and brought me into the inner court: and behold the house was filled with the glory of the Lord.

Ezekiel 44:4
And he brought me by the way of the north gate, in the sight of the house: and I saw, and behold the glory of the Lord filled the house of the Lord: and I fell on my face.

Daniel 8:17
And he came, and stood near where I stood: and when he was come, I fell on my face, trembling, and he said to me: Understand, O son of man, for in the time of the end the vision shall be fulfilled.

Additional Translations
The appearance of the brilliant light all around Him was like that of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell facedown and heard a voice speaking.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 on my face, and I heard a voice of one that spoke.

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.

As the appearance of the bow when it is in the cloud in days of rain, so was the form of brightness round about.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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