New American Standard Bible
Such were their faces. Their wings were spread out above; each had two touching another being, and two covering their bodies.
King James Bible
Thus were their faces: and their wings were stretched upward; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.
Darby Bible Translation
And their faces and their wings were parted above; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.
World English Bible
Such were their faces. Their wings were spread out above. Two wings of each one touched another, and two covered their bodies.
Young's Literal Translation
And their faces and their wings are separate from above, to each are two joining together, and two are covering their bodies.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thus ... - Rather, And their faces and their wings were separated above. All four formed a whole, yet the upper parts of each, the heads and the wings (though touching), rose distinct from one another. Two wings of each, as in the case of Isaiah's Seraphim, were folded down over the body: and two were in their flight Ezekiel 1:9 "stretched upward" parted) so as to meet, each a wing of the neighboring living creature, just as the wings of the cherubim touched one another over the mercy-seat of the ark.
Library'Deliver us from Evil'
'But deliver us from evil.'--MATT. vi. 13. The two halves of this prayer are like a calm sky with stars shining silently in its steadfast blue, and a troubled earth beneath, where storms sweep, and changes come, and tears are ever being shed. The one is so tranquil, the other so full of woe and want. What a dark picture of human conditions lies beneath the petitions of this second half! Hunger and sin and temptation, and wider still, that tragic word which includes them all--evil. Forgiveness and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
How Subjects and Prelates are to be Admonished.
Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
Under the expanse their wings were stretched out straight, one toward the other; each one also had two wings covering its body on the one side and on the other.
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