New Living Translation
The spirit stopped, but I couldn't see its shape. There was a form before my eyes. In the silence I heard a voice say,
King James Bible
It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying,
Darby Bible Translation
It stood still; I could not discern the appearance thereof: a form was before mine eyes; I heard a slight murmur and a voice:
World English Bible
It stood still, but I couldn't discern its appearance. A form was before my eyes. Silence, then I heard a voice, saying,
Young's Literal Translation
It standeth, and I discern not its aspect, A similitude is over-against mine eyes, Silence! and a voice I hear:
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:16 Stood - Having passed by him to, and again, he made a stand, and addressed himself to speak. The form - Exactly and distinctly. An image - I saw some visible resemblance, though in a confused manner. Silence - The spirit, which possibly had made some noise with his motion, now standing still made no noise; all other persons and things about me were silent, and I also kept in my voice and breath, that I might distinctly hear. In the Hebrew, the words run thus, silence and a voice I heard.
LibraryThe Difference Between Union and Rapture. What Rapture Is. The Blessing it is to the Soul. The Effects of It.
1. I wish I could explain, with the help of God, wherein union differs from rapture, or from transport, or from flight of the spirit, as they speak, or from a trance, which are all one.  I mean, that all these are only different names for that one and the same thing, which is also called ecstasy.  It is more excellent than union, the fruits of it are much greater, and its other operations more manifold; for union is uniform in the beginning, the middle, and the end, and is so also interiorly. …
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And after the earthquake there was a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire there was the sound of a gentle whisper.
A spirit swept past my face, and my hair stood on end.
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