New International Version
(Under the wings of the cherubim could be seen what looked like human hands.)
King James Bible
And there appeared in the cherubims the form of a man's hand under their wings.
Darby Bible Translation
And there appeared in the cherubim the form of a man's hand under their wings.
World English Bible
There appeared in the cherubim the form of a man's hand under their wings.
Young's Literal Translation
And there appeareth in the cherubs the form of a hand of man under their wings,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The form of a man's hand under their wings - I am still of opinion that the hands and wings were not distinct. The arms were feathered like wings, and the hand terminated the arm; but as the long front feathers of the wings would extend much beyond the fingers, hence the hands would appear to be under the wings. See on Ezekiel 1:8 (note). The human hand might be intended to show that God helps and punishes man by man; and that, in the general operations of his providence, he makes use of human agency.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Under their wings on their four sides they had human hands. All four of them had faces and wings,
Then one of the cherubim reached out his hand to the fire that was among them. He took up some of it and put it into the hands of the man in linen, who took it and went out.
I looked, and I saw beside the cherubim four wheels, one beside each of the cherubim; the wheels sparkled like topaz.
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