New American Standard Bible
Whenever they moved, they moved in any of their four directions without turning as they moved.
King James Bible
When they went, they went upon their four sides: and they turned not when they went.
Darby Bible Translation
When they went, they went upon their four sides; they turned not when they went.
World English Bible
When they went, they went in their four directions: they didn't turn when they went.
Young's Literal Translation
On their four sides, in their going they go, they turn not round in their going.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Upon their four sides - i. e. straight in the direction toward which their faces looked. Since the four quarters express all directions, the construction of the living creatures was such that they could move in each direction alike.
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.
Under their wings on their four sides were human hands. As for the faces and wings of the four of them,
their wings touched one another; their faces did not turn when they moved, each went straight forward.
And each went straight forward; wherever the spirit was about to go, they would go, without turning as they went.
When they moved, they went in any of their four directions without turning as they went; but they followed in the direction which they faced, without turning as they went.
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