New International Version
and in the fire was what looked like four living creatures. In appearance their form was human,
King James Bible
Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance; they had the likeness of a man.
Darby Bible Translation
Also out of the midst thereof, the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance: they had the likeness of a man.
World English Bible
Out of its midst came the likeness of four living creatures. This was their appearance: they had the likeness of a man.
Young's Literal Translation
And out of its midst is a likeness of four living creatures, and this is their appearance; a likeness of man is to them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Also out on the midst thereof came - four living creatures - As the amber-coloured body was the center of the fire, and this fire was in the center of the cloud; so out of this amber-coloured igneous center came the living creatures just mentioned.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"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."
Above the vault over their heads was what looked like a throne of lapis lazuli, and high above on the throne was a figure like that of a man.
Then the cherubim rose upward. These were the living creatures I had seen by the Kebar River.
When the cherubim stood still, they also stood still; and when the cherubim rose, they rose with them, because the spirit of the living creatures was in them.
These were the living creatures I had seen beneath the God of Israel by the Kebar River, and I realized that they were cherubim.
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