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Ezekiel 1:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— their wings were joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Their wings [were] joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— their wings touched one another; [their faces] did not turn when they moved, each went straight forward.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Their wings [were] joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— their wings were joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— joined to each other, were their wings,—they turned not when they went, each one straight before him, did they go;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— joining one unto another [are] their wings, they turn not round in their going, each straight forward they go.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the wings of one were joined to the wings of another. They turned not when they went: but every one went straight forward.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Their wings were ioyned one to another, they turned not when they went: they went euery one straight forward.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the faces of them four turned not when they went; they went everyone straight forward.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Their wings [were] joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Their wings 3671
{3671} Prime
כָּנָף
kanaph
{kaw-nawf'}
From H3670; an edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle.
[were] joined 2266
{2266} Prime
חָבַר
chabar
{khaw-bar'}
A primitive root; to join (literally or figuratively); specifically (by means of spells) to fascinate.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
one 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
to x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
another; 269
{0269} Prime
אָחוֹת
'achowth
{aw-khoth'}
Irregular feminine of H0251; a sister (used very widely (like H0250), literally and figuratively).
they turned 5437
{5437} Prime
סָבַב
cabab
{saw-bab'}
A primitive root; to revolve, surround or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
when they went; y3212
[3212] Standard
יָלַך
yalak
{yaw-lak'}
A primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively to carry (in various senses).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
x1980
(1980) Complement
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
they went y3212
[3212] Standard
יָלַך
yalak
{yaw-lak'}
A primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively to carry (in various senses).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x1980
(1980) Complement
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
every one 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
straight 5676
{5676} Prime
עֵבֶר
`eber
{ay'-ber}
From H5674; properly a region across; but used only adverbially (with or without a preposition) on the opposite side (especially of the Jordan; usually meaning the east).
forward. 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 1:9

_ _ they — had no occasion to turn themselves round when changing their direction, for they had a face (Ezekiel 1:6) looking to each of the four quarters of heaven. They made no mistakes; and their work needed not be gone over again. Their wings were joined above in pairs (see Ezekiel 1:11).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 1:4-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 1:9

Their wings — The wings of the two cherubim which went foremost, and the wings of the two hindermost, were joined together when they moved. Went — This explains the former words, assuring us, that every one of those living creatures are ready, and unwearied in doing the pleasure of their Creator.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezekiel 1:9

Their wings [were] (g) joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward.

(g) The wing of the one touched the wing of the other.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
joined:

Ezekiel 1:11 Thus [were] their faces: and their wings [were] stretched upward; two [wings] of every one [were] joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.
2 Chronicles 3:11-12 And the wings of the cherubims [were] twenty cubits long: one wing [of the one cherub was] five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing [was likewise] five cubits, reaching to the wing of the other cherub. ... And [one] wing of the other cherub [was] five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing [was] five cubits [also], joining to the wing of the other cherub.
1 Corinthians 1:10 Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and [that] there be no divisions among you; but [that] ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.

they turned:

Ezekiel 1:12 And they went every one straight forward: whither the spirit was to go, they went; [and] they turned not when they went.
Ezekiel 10:11 When they went, they went upon their four sides; they turned not as they went, but to the place whither the head looked they followed it; they turned not as they went.
Ezekiel 10:22 And the likeness of their faces [was] the same faces which I saw by the river of Chebar, their appearances and themselves: they went every one straight forward.
Proverbs 4:25-27 Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. ... Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.
Luke 9:51 And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,
Luke 9:62 And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
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2Ch 3:11. Pv 4:25. Ezk 1:11, 12; 10:11, 22. Lk 9:51, 62. 1Co 1:10.

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