New International Version
The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and covered the ark and its carrying 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.
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.
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;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The feast - "That is, the feast of tabernacles, which was held in the seventh month." - Targum. See 1 Kings 8:2.
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The long-cherished plan of David to erect a temple to the Lord, Solomon wisely carried out. For seven years Jerusalem was filled with busy workers engaged in leveling the chosen site, in building vast retaining walls, in laying broad foundations,--"great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones,"--in shaping the heavy timbers brought from the Lebanon forests, and in erecting the magnificent sanctuary. 1 Kings 5:17. Simultaneously with the preparation of wood and stone, to which task many thousands …
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2 Chronicles 5:7
The priests then brought the ark of the LORD's covenant to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, and put it beneath the wings of the cherubim.
2 Chronicles 5:9
These poles were so long that their ends, extending from the ark, could be seen from in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are still there today.
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