Ezekiel 1:1-9 CJB

1 In the thirtieth year, on the fifth day of the fourth month, while I was among the exiles by the K'var River, the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.
2 On the fifth day of the month, which was during the fifth year of King Y'hoyakhin's exile,
3 the word of ADONAI came to the cohen Yechezk'el son of Buzi, in the land of the Kasdim by the K'var River; there the hand of ADONAI was on him.
4 I looked and saw a windy storm approaching from the north and a huge cloud with flashing fire, glowing brightly all around with the color of gleaming amber from within the fire.
5 Inside, there appeared to be four living creatures that looked like human beings;
6 but each one had four faces and four wings.
7 Their legs were straight, with feet like calves' hoofs. They glittered like burnished bronze.
8 Beneath their wings they had human hands on their four sides. The four of them had faces and wings as follows:
9 they touched one another with their wings; they did not turn when they moved, but each one moved straight forward;