New International Version
Under their wings on their four sides they had human hands. All four of them had faces and wings,
King James Bible
And they had the hands of a man under their wings on their four sides; and they four had their faces and their wings.
Darby Bible Translation
And they had the hands of a man under their wings on their four sides; and they four had their faces and their wings:
World English Bible
They had the hands of a man under their wings on their four sides; and the four of them had their faces and their wings [thus]:
Young's Literal Translation
and hands of man under their wings -- on their four sides, and their faces and their wings -- are to them four;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They had the hands of a man under their wings - I doubt much whether the arms be not here represented as all covered with feathers, so that they had the appearance of wings, only the hand was bare; and I rather think that this is the meaning of their having "the hands of a man under their wings."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"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.
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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.
(Under the wings of the cherubim could be seen what looked like human hands.)
As they moved, they would go in any one of the four directions the cherubim faced; the wheels did not turn about as the cherubim went. The cherubim went in whatever direction the head faced, without turning as they went.
Each had four faces and four wings, and under their wings was what looked like human hands.
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