and they saw the God of Israel. Beneath His feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire stone, as clear as the sky itself.
I speak with him directly, openly, and not in riddles; he sees the form of the LORD. So why were you not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?"
The shape of a throne with the appearance of sapphire stone was above the expanse. There was a form with the appearance of a human on the throne high above.
From what seemed to be His waist up, I saw a gleam like amber, with what looked like fire enclosing it all around. From what seemed to be His waist down, I also saw what looked like fire. There was a brilliant light all around Him.
The appearance of the brilliant light all around was like that of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day. This was the appearance of the form of the LORD's glory. When I saw [it], I fell facedown and heard a voice speaking.
No one has ever seen God. The One and Only Son-- the One who is at the Father's side-- He has revealed Him.
Jesus said to him, "Have I been among you all this time without your knowing Me, Philip? The one who has seen Me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?
If I had not done the works among them that no one else has done, they would not have sin. Now they have seen and hated both Me and My Father.
Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness"-- He has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus Christ.
who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be used for His own advantage.
He is the radiance of His glory, the exact expression of His nature, and He sustains all things by His powerful word. After making purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
the only One who has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom none of mankind has seen or can see, to whom be honor and eternal might. Amen.
By faith he left Egypt behind, not being afraid of the king's anger, for he persevered, as one who sees Him who is invisible.
He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son He loves,
I will also make him My firstborn, greatest of the kings of the earth.
The Word became flesh and took up residence among us. We observed His glory, the glory as the One and Only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
"For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.
When He again brings His firstborn into the world, He says, And all God's angels must worship Him.
because by Him everything was created, in heaven and on earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities-- all things have been created through Him and for Him.
He is before all things, and by Him all things hold together.
when He set a limit for the sea so that the waters would not violate His command, when He laid out the foundations of the earth.
I was a skilled craftsman beside Him. I was His delight every day, always rejoicing before Him.
I was rejoicing in His inhabited world, delighting in the human race.
"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: "The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Originator of God's creation says: