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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
His head, and his haires were white like wooll as white as snow, and his eyes were as a flame of fire,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
His head and His hair were white like white wool, like snow; and His eyes were like a flame of fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
And his head and his hair were white as white wool, `white' as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
- American Standard Version (1901)
And his head and his hair were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
- Basic English Bible
his head and hair white like white wool, as snow; and his eyes as a flame of fire;
- Darby Bible
His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
- Webster's Bible
His head and His hair were white, like white wool--as white as snow; and His eyes resembled a flame of fire.
- Weymouth Bible
His head and his hair were white as white wool, like snow. His eyes were like a flame of fire.
- World English Bible
And the heed of hym and his heeris weren whijt, as whijt wolle, and as snow; and the iyen of hym as flawme of fier,
- Wycliffe Bible
and his head and hairs white, as if white wool -- as snow, and his eyes as a flame of fire;
- Youngs Literal Bible
1:14 His head and his hair - That is, the hair of his head, not his whole head. Were white as white wool - Like the Ancient of Days, represented in Daniel's vision, #Dan 7:9|. Wool is commonly supposed to be an emblem of eternity. As snow - Betokening his spotless purity. And his eyes as a flame of fire - Piercing through all things; a token of his omniscience.
Re 1:14 His head and [his] hairs [were] white. White is the color of purity and of triumph. The idea here is not age but heavenly glory. His eyes [were] as a flame of fire. Bright, piercing, all seeing, flashing light, and also a consuming fire of the wicked.
NANCY JEFCOAT's comment on 2014-01-01 09:49:54:
WAS RECOMMENDED TO CHOSE ONE WORD THAT WILL SET A GOAL FOR ME IN 2014. MY WORD IS "JESUS"
A Believer's comment on 2012-02-24 23:33:27:
The resurrected Jesus could appear in any countenance he wants to be like in order to bring about the message to the person he is manifesting. Here the message is clear: to comfort John's heart. Only the king, the wisdom bearer, with vehement passion could direct the old apostle's step what should be done next under the persecution tempest.
Mstpaul's comment on 2011-04-19 01:34:16:
lets keep an open mind an not be too freeked out no matter what GOD looks like.
Courtney's comment on 2011-02-01 13:00:37:
I think it's sad how everyone has the immage of God in their head as a man with long hair, little do most people know, a gay man drew that picture and homosexuality is total contrary to the word of God. People try to argue with me and they joke about God and say he must be albino but that's terrible because I'm sure that hurts him and they should be the one who shoved the crown on him or the one roman solider who beat him until he was un-noticable. I know I have tons of spelling errors but that's what i think!
I LOVE JESUS!!!!!!!:)
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