Ezekiel 1:7-17 NIV

7 Their legs were straight; their feet were like those of a calf and gleamed like burnished bronze.1

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8 Under their wings on their four sides they had the hands of a man.2 All four of them had faces and wings,

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9 and their wings touched one another. Each one went straight ahead; they did not turn as they moved.3

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10 Their faces looked like this: Each of the four had the face of a man, 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.4

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11 Such were their faces. Their wings5 were spread out upward; each had two wings, one touching the wing of another creature on either side, and two wings covering its body.

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12 Each one went straight ahead. Wherever the spirit would go, they would go, without turning as they went.6

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13 The appearance of the living creatures was like burning coals7 of fire or like torches. Fire moved back and forth among the creatures; it was bright, and lightning8 flashed out of it.

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14 The creatures sped back and forth like flashes of lightning.9

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15 As I looked at the living creatures,10 I saw a wheel11 on the ground beside each creature with its four faces.

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16 This was the appearance and structure of the wheels: They sparkled like chrysolite,12 and all four looked alike. Each appeared to be made like a wheel intersecting a wheel.

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17 As they moved, they would go in any one of the four directions the creatures faced; the wheels did not turn13 abouta as the creatures went.

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    • d 1:17 - Or "aside"