New Living Translation
His head and his hair were white like wool, as white as snow. And his eyes were like flames of fire.
King James Bible
His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
Darby Bible Translation
his head and hair white like white wool, as snow; and his eyes as a flame of fire;
World English Bible
His head and his hair were white as white wool, like snow. His eyes were like a flame of fire.
Young's Literal Translation
and his head and hairs white, as if white wool -- as snow, and his eyes as a flame of fire;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:14 His head and his hair - That is, the hair of his head, not his whole head. Were white as white wool - Like the Ancient of Days, represented in Daniel's vision, Dan 7:9. Wool is commonly supposed to be an emblem of eternity. As snow - Betokening his spotless purity. And his eyes as a flame of fire - Piercing through all things; a token of his omniscience.
LibraryThe First and the Last
This title is used in Rev. i. 11. It is used again in 1. 17, ii. 8, and xxii. 13, but is never found in connection with "the Church of God." On the other hand, it is a title closely associated with "the Jew and the Gentile," as the following Scriptures will testify. Is. xli. 4, 5: "Who hath wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I, Jehovah, THE FIRST AND LAST; I am He. The isles saw it, and feared; the ends of the earth were afraid." Is. xliv. 6: "Thus saith the Lord, the …
E.W. Bullinger—Commentary on Revelation
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I watched as thrones were put in place and the Ancient One sat down to judge. His clothing was as white as snow, his hair like purest wool. He sat on a fiery throne with wheels of blazing fire,
His body looked like a precious gem. His face flashed like lightning, and his eyes flamed like torches. His arms and feet shone like polished bronze, and his voice roared like a vast multitude of people.
"Write this letter to the angel of the church in Thyatira. This is the message from the Son of God, whose eyes are like flames of fire, whose feet are like polished bronze:
His eyes were like flames of fire, and on his head were many crowns. A name was written on him that no one understood except himself.
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