And I looked, and behold, a [a]whirlwind came out of the North, a great cloud and a fire wrapped about it, and a brightness was about it, and in the midst thereof, to wit, in the midst of the fire came out as the likeness of [b]amber.

Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of [c]four beasts, and this was their form: they had the appearance of a man,

And every one had four faces, and every one had four wings.

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  1. Ezekiel 1:4 By this diversity of words he signifieth the fearful judgment of God and the great afflictions that should come upon Jerusalem.
  2. Ezekiel 1:4 Or, pale fellow.
  3. Ezekiel 1:5 Which were the four Cherubims that represented the glory of God, as Ezek. 3:23.