Ezekiel 1:23
New International Version
Under the vault their wings were stretched out one toward the other, and each had two wings covering its body.

New Living Translation
Beneath this surface the wings of each living being stretched out to touch the others' wings, and each had two wings covering its body.

English Standard Version
And under the expanse their wings were stretched out straight, one toward another. And each creature had two wings covering its body.

Berean Study Bible
And under the expanse, their wings stretched out toward one another. Each one also had two wings covering its body.

New American Standard Bible
Under the expanse their wings were stretched out straight, one toward the other; each one also had two wings covering its body on the one side and on the other.

King James Bible
And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.

Christian Standard Bible
and under the expanse their wings extended one toward another. They each also had two wings covering their bodies.

Good News Translation
There under the dome stood the creatures, each stretching out two wings toward the ones next to it and covering its body with the other two wings.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And under the expanse their wings extended one toward another. Each of them also had two wings covering their bodies.

International Standard Version
and underneath the canopy, their wings spread out straight over their heads toward each other. They each also had two wings with which they covered themselves, one wing covering its body on one side and one wing covering itself on the other side.

NET Bible
Under the platform their wings were stretched out, each toward the other. Each of the beings also had two wings covering its body.

New Heart English Bible
Under the expanse their wings were straight, the one toward the other: each one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side, their bodies.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Under the dome, each creature had two wings that were stretched out straight, touching one another. Each creature had two wings that covered its body.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And under the firmament were their wings conformable the one to the other; this one of them had two which covered, and that one of them had two which covered, their bodies.

New American Standard 1977
And under the expanse their wings were stretched out straight, one toward the other; each one also had two wings covering their bodies on the one side and on the other.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And under the heaven their wings were straight, one toward the other: each one had two, and another two which covered their bodies.

King James 2000 Bible
And under the firmament were their wings spread out straight, the one toward the other: each one had two, which covered on this side, and each one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.

American King James Version
And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.

American Standard Version
And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side, their bodies.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And their wings were spread out under the firmament, reaching one to the other; two wings to each, covering their bodies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other, every one with two wings covered his body, and the other was covered in like manner.

Darby Bible Translation
And under the expanse were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side their bodies.

English Revised Version
And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side, their bodies.

Webster's Bible Translation
And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one towards the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.

World English Bible
Under the expanse were their wings straight, the one toward the other: each one had two which covered on this side, and every one had two which covered on that side, their bodies.

Young's Literal Translation
And under the expanse their wings are straight, one toward the other, to each are two covering on this side, and to each are two covering on that side -- their bodies.
Study Bible
The Divine Glory
22Spread out above the heads of the living creatures was the shape on an awesome expanse, gleaming like crystal. 23And under the expanse, their wings stretched out toward one another. Each one also had two wings covering its body. 24When the creatures moved, I heard the sound of their wings like the roar of many waters, like the voice of the Almighty, like the tumult of an army. When they stood still, they lowered their wings.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 1:6
but each had four faces and four wings.

Ezekiel 1:11
Such were their faces. Their wings were spread upward; each had two wings touching the wings of the creature on either side, and two wings covering its body.

Treasury of Scripture

And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.

their wings

Ezekiel 1:12,24
And they went every one straight forward: whither the spirit was to go, they went; and they turned not when they went…

which

Ezekiel 1:11
Thus were their faces: and their wings were stretched upward; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.

Job 4:18
Behold, he put no trust in his servants; and his angels he charged with folly:

Psalm 89:7
God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.







Lexicon
And under
וְתַ֙חַת֙ (wə·ṯa·ḥaṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

the expanse,
הָרָקִ֔יעַ (hā·rā·qî·a‘)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7549: An expanse, the firmament, visible arch of the sky

their wings
כַּנְפֵיהֶ֣ם (kan·p̄ê·hem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle

stretched out
יְשָׁר֔וֹת (yə·šā·rō·wṯ)
Adjective - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3477: Straight, right

toward
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

one
אִשָּׁ֖ה (’iš·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

another.
אֲחוֹתָ֑הּ (’ă·ḥō·w·ṯāh)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 269: Sister -- a sister

Each one
לְאִ֗ישׁ (lə·’îš)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

also had two
שְׁתַּ֤יִם (šə·ta·yim)
Number - fd
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

wings covering
מְכַסּוֹת֙ (mə·ḵas·sō·wṯ)
Verb - Piel - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover

its body.
גְּוִיֹּתֵיהֶֽם׃ (gə·wî·yō·ṯê·hem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1472: A body, corpse
(23) Two, which covered on this side.--The excessive literalness of this translation obscures the sense, for it seems to imply that each cherub used four wings to cover his body; whereas the true meaning is that "each had two wings covering his body on either side." The other two wings of each cherub were "straight," extended when they were in motion, but let down when at rest (Ezekiel 1:25).

Verse 23. - Under the firmament, etc. The description must be read as completing that of ver. 11. The two upper wings of the "living creatures" were not only stretched out, but they pointed to the azure canopy above them, not as sustaining it, but in the attitude of adoration. Nature, in all her life phenomena, adores the majesty of the Eternal. 1:15-25 Providence, represented by the wheels, produces changes. Sometimes one spoke of the wheel is uppermost, sometimes another; but the motion of the wheel on its own axletree is regular and steady. We need not despond in adversity; the wheels are turning round and will raise us in due time, while those who presume in prosperity know not how soon they may be cast down. The wheel is near the living creatures; the angels are employed as ministers of God's providence. The spirit of the living creatures was in the wheels; the same wisdom, power, and holiness of God, that guide and govern the angels, by them order all events in this lower world. The wheel had four faces, denoting that the providence of God exerts itself in all parts. Look every way upon the wheel of providence, it has a face toward you. Their appearance and work were as a wheel in the middle of a wheel. The disposals of Providence seem to us dark, perplexed, and unaccountable, yet are all wisely ordered for the best. The motion of these wheels was steady, regular, and constant. They went as the Spirit directed, therefore returned not. We should not have to undo that by repentance which we have done amiss, if we followed the guidance of the Spirit. The rings, or rims of the wheels were so vast, that when put in motion the prophet was afraid to look upon them. The consideration of the height and depth of God's counsel should awe us. They were full of eyes round about. The motions of Providence are all directed by infinite Wisdom. All events are determined by the eyes of the Lord, which are in every place beholding the evil and the good; for there is no such thing as chance or fortune. The firmament above was a crystal, glorious, but terribly so. That which we take to be a dark cloud, is to God clear as crystal, through which he looks upon all the inhabitants of the earth. When the angels had roused a careless world, they let down their wings, that God's voice might be plainly heard. The voice of Providence is to open men's ears to the voice of the word. Sounds on earth should awaken our attention to the voice from heaven; for how shall we escape, if we turn away from Him that speaks from thence.
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