Spread out above the heads of the living creatures was what looked like an expanse, sparkling like ice, and awesome.
Now over the heads of the living beings there was something like an expanse, like the awesome gleam of crystal, spread out over their heads.
There was a surface spread out above them like the sky. It sparkled like crystal.
Over the heads of the living creatures was something like a dome, shimmering like a sky full of cut glass, vaulted over their heads.
And over the heads of the living beings there was the form of an arch, looking like ice, stretched out over their heads on high.
Over the heads of the living creatures there was something like a dome, shining like crystal, spread out above their heads.
The likeness of the firmament above the heads of the living creatures was like the color of an awesome crystal, stretched out over their heads.
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|NET © Notes||
1 tn Or “like a dome” (NCV, NRSV, TEV).
2 tn Or “like crystal” (NRSV, NLT).