New International Version
but each of them had four faces and four wings.
King James Bible
And every one had four faces, and every one had four wings.
Darby Bible Translation
And every one had four faces, and every one of them had four wings.
World English Bible
Everyone had four faces, and each one of them had four wings.
Young's Literal Translation
and four faces are to each, and four wings are to each of them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Every one had four faces - There were four several figures of these living creatures, and each of these figures had four distinct faces: but as the face of the man was that which was presented to the prophet's view, so that he saw it more plainly than any of the others; hence it is said, Ezekiel 1:5, that each of these figures had the likeness of a man; and the whole of this compound image bore a general resemblance to the human figure.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And every one had four faces. These living creatures were probably hieroglyphical representations of the holy angel, the attendants on `the King of Glory,' and the ministers of his providence. They were four, apparently to denote that they were employed in the four corners of the world; and they had the likeness of a man, to signify that they were intelligent and rational creatures.
every one had four wings
"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
Their faces looked like this: Each of the four had the face of a human being, and on the right side each had the face of a lion, and on the left the face of an ox; each also had the face of an eagle.
Under the vault their wings were stretched out one toward the other, and each had two wings covering its body.
Each of the cherubim had four faces: One face was that of a cherub, the second the face of a human being, the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.
Each had four faces and four wings, and under their wings was what looked like human hands.
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