Ezekiel 1:1-7 CEB

First vision

1 In the thirtieth year, on the fifth day of the fourth month, I was with the exiles at the Chebar River when the heavens opened and I saw visions of God.

References for Ezekiel 1:1

      2 (It happened on the fifth day of the month, in the fifth year after King Jehoiachin's deportation.
      3 The LORD's word burst in on the priest Ezekiel, Buzi's son, in the land of Babylon at the Chebar River. There the LORD's power overcame him.)
      4 As I watched, suddenly a driving storm came out of the north, a great cloud flashing fire, with brightness all around. At its center, in the middle of the fire, there was something like gleaming amber.
      5 And inside that were forms of four living creatures. This was what they looked like: Each had the form of a human being,
      6 though each had four faces and four wings.
      7 Their feet looked like proper feet, but the soles of their feet were like calves' hooves, and they shone like burnished bronze.