New International Version
Their rims were high and awesome, and all four rims were full of eyes all around.
King James Bible
As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; and their rings were full of eyes round about them four.
Darby Bible Translation
As for their rims, they were high and dreadful; and they four had their rims full of eyes round about.
World English Bible
As for their rims, they were high and dreadful; and the four of them had their rims full of eyes all around.
Young's Literal Translation
As to their rings, they are both high and fearful, and their rings are full of eyes round about them four.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As for their rings - The strakes which form the rim or periphery.
They were dreadful - They were exceedingly great in their diameter, so that it was tremendous to look from the part that touched the ground to that which was opposite above.
Were full of eyes - Does not this refer to the appearance of nails keeping on the spokes, or strakes or bands upon the rim?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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"Now as I beheld the living creatures, behold one wheel upon the earth by the living creatures, with his four faces. The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a beryl: and they four had one likeness: and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel. When they went, they went upon their four sides: and they turned not when they went. As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; and their rings were full of eyes round …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 54: 1908
This State of Prayer not one of Idleness, but of Noble Action, Wrought by the Spirit of God, and in Dependence Upon Him --The Communication Of
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
An Advance Step in the Royal Programme
Also in front of the throne there was what looked like a sea of glass, clear as crystal. In the center, around the throne, were four living creatures, and they were covered with eyes, in front and in back.
Each of the four living creatures had six wings and was covered with eyes all around, even under its wings. Day and night they never stop saying: "'Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty,' who was, and is, and is to come."
Their entire bodies, including their backs, their hands and their wings, were completely full of eyes, as were their four wheels.
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