New International Version
and the wings of one touched the wings of another. Each one went straight ahead; they did not turn as they moved.
King James Bible
Their wings were joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.
Darby Bible Translation
their wings were joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.
World English Bible
their wings were joined one to another; they didn't turn when they went; each one went straight forward.
Young's Literal Translation
joining one unto another are their wings, they turn not round in their going, each straight forward they go.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Their wings were joined one to another - When their wings were extended, they formed a sort of canopy level with their own heads or shoulders; and on this canopy was the throne, and the "likeness of the man" upon it, Ezekiel 1:26.
They turned not when they went - The wings did not flap in flying, or move in the manner of oars, or of the hands of a man in swimming, in order to their passing through the air; as they glided in reference to their feet, so they soared in reference to their wings.
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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
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Each one went straight ahead. Wherever the spirit would go, they would go, without turning as they went.
As they moved, they would go in any one of the four directions the creatures faced; the wheels did not change direction as the creatures went.
Their faces had the same appearance as those I had seen by the Kebar River. Each one went straight ahead.
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