All definitions taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, Holman Bible Publishers.
+ (addition) denotes a rendering in the AV of one or more Hebrew words in connection with the one under consideration.
x (multiplication) denotes a rendering in the AV that results from an idiom peculiar to the Hebrew.
() (parenthesis), in the renderings from the AV, denotes a word or syllable sometimes given in connection with the principal word to which it is annexed.
 (brackets), in the rendering from the AV, denotes the inclusion of an additional word in the Hebrew.
"Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance; they had the likeness of a man."
Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of FOUR
702 'arba'; masculine 'arba'ah; from 7251; four;--four.
7251 raba'; a primitive root [rather identical with 7250 through the idea of sprawling "at all fours" (or possibly the reverse is the order, of derivation); compare 702]; properly to be four (sided); used only as denominative of 7253; to be quadrate:-- (four-) square (-d).
7250 raba'; a primitive root: to squat or lie out flat, i.e. (specifically) in copulation:--let gender, lie down.
7253 reba'; from 7251; a fourth (part or side):--fourth part, side, square.
2416 chay; from 2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:-- + age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life (-time), live (-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
2421 chayah; a primitive root [compare 2331, 2421]; to live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively to revive:--keep (leave, make) alive, x certainly, give (promise) life, (let, suffer to) live, nourish up, preserve (alive), quicken, recover, repair, restore (to life), revive, (x God) save (alive, life, lives), x surely, be whole.
2331 chavah; a primitive root; [compare 2324, 2421]; properly, to live; by implication (intensive) to declare or show:--show
2416 same as LIVING above
And this was THEIR
846 [Greek] autos; from the particle au [perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind] (backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comp. 1438) of the third person, and (with the proper person pronoun) of the other persons:--her, it (-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, ([self-], the) same, ([him-, my- thy-]) self, [your-] selves, she, that, their (-s), them ([-selves]), there [-at, -by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with], they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which.
1992 hem; or hemmah; masculine plural from 1931; they (only used when emphatic):--it, like, x (how, so) many (soever, more as) they (be), (the) same, x so, x such, their, them, these, they, those, which, who, whom, withal, ye.
1931 hiy'; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrated) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are:--he, as for her, him (-self), it, the same, she (herself), such, that (... it), these, they, this, those, which (is), who.
had the likeness of a MAN.
120 'adam; from 119; ruddy, i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.):-- x another, + hypocrite, + common sort, x low, man (mean, of low degree), person.
119 'adam; to show blood (in the face), i.e. flush or turn rosy:--be (dyed, made) red (ruddy).
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