2 Chronicles 5:8
New International Version
The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and covered the ark and its carrying poles.

New Living Translation
The cherubim spread their wings over the Ark, forming a canopy over the Ark and its carrying poles.

English Standard Version
The cherubim spread out their wings over the place of the ark, so that the cherubim made a covering above the ark and its poles.

Berean Study Bible
For the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and overshadowed the ark and its poles.

New American Standard Bible
For the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark, so that the cherubim made a covering over the ark and its poles.

King James Bible
For the cherubims spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubims covered the ark and the staves thereof above.

Christian Standard Bible
And the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark so that the cherubim formed a cover above the ark and its poles.

Contemporary English Version
whose wings covered both the chest and the poles used for carrying it.

Good News Translation
Their outstretched wings covered the Box and the poles it was carried by.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark so that the cherubim formed a cover above the ark and its poles.

International Standard Version
The wings of the cherubim extended over where the ark and its carrying poles had been placed,

NET Bible
The cherubs' wings extended over the place where the ark sat; the cherubs overshadowed the ark and its poles.

New Heart English Bible
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its poles above.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The angels' outstretched wings were over the place where the ark [rested] so that the angels became a covering above the ark and its poles.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.

New American Standard 1977
For the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark, so that the cherubim made a covering over the ark and its poles.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its staves from above.

King James 2000 Bible
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its poles.

American King James Version
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.

American Standard Version
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the cherubs stretched out their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubs covered the ark, and its staves above.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So that the cherubims spread their wings over the place, in which the ark was set, and covered the ark itself and its staves.

Darby Bible Translation
and the cherubim stretched forth [their] wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its staves above.

English Revised Version
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above:

Webster's Bible Translation
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark, and the staffs of it above.

World English Bible
For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its poles above.

Young's Literal Translation
and the cherubs are spreading out wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubs cover over the ark, and over its staves, from above;
Study Bible
The Ark Enters the Temple
7Then the priests brought the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, beneath the wings of the cherubim. 8For the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and overshadowed the ark and its poles. 9The poles were so long that their ends could be seen from the Holy Place in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are there to this day.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 5:7
Then the priests brought the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, beneath the wings of the cherubim.

2 Chronicles 5:9
The poles were so long that their ends could be seen from the Holy Place in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are there to this day.

Treasury of Scripture

For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.

the staves

Exodus 25:12-15
And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in the four corners thereof; and two rings shall be in the one side of it, and two rings in the other side of it…

Exodus 37:3-5
And he cast for it four rings of gold, to be set by the four corners of it; even two rings upon the one side of it, and two rings upon the other side of it…

Numbers 4:6
And shall put thereon the covering of badgers' skins, and shall spread over it a cloth wholly of blue, and shall put in the staves thereof.







Lexicon
For
וַיִּהְי֤וּ (way·yih·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

the cherubim
הַכְּרוּבִים֙ (hak·kə·rū·ḇîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3742: Probably an order of angelic beings

spread
פֹּרְשִׂ֣ים (pō·rə·śîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6566: To break apart, disperse

their wings
כְּנָפַ֔יִם (kə·nā·p̄a·yim)
Noun - fd
Strong's Hebrew 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle

over
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the place
מְק֖וֹם (mə·qō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

of the ark
הָאָר֑וֹן (hā·’ā·rō·wn)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 727: A chest, ark

and overshadowed
וַיְכַסּ֧וּ (way·ḵas·sū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover

the ark
הָאָר֥וֹן (hā·’ā·rō·wn)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 727: A chest, ark

and
וְעַל־ (wə·‘al-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

its poles.
בַּדָּ֖יו (bad·dāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 905: Separation, a part of the body, branch of a, tree, bar for, carrying, chief of
(8) For the cherubims spread forth their wings.--Rather, And the cherubim were spreading forth wings. Kings has for (ki); making the sentence an explanation of the last clause of 2Chronicles 5:7.

Covered.--Kings has the technical term for the cherubim "covering" the ark (Exodus 25:20; 1Chronicles 28:18). In Hebrew writing, the difference is marked by the transposition of a single letter. Perhaps, therefore, our present reading is a clerical error.

5:1-10 The ark was a type of Christ, and, as such, a token of the presence of God. That gracious promise, Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world, does, in effect, bring the ark into our religious assemblies, if we by faith and prayer plead that promise; and this we should be most earnest for. When Christ is formed in a soul, the law written in the heart, the ark of the covenant settled there, so that it becomes the temple of the Holy Ghost, there is true satisfaction in that soul.
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