New Living Translation
The cherubim will face each other and look down on the atonement cover. With their wings spread above it, they will protect it.
King James Bible
And the cherubims shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubims be.
Darby Bible Translation
And the cherubim shall stretch out their wings over it, covering over with their wings the mercy-seat, and their faces opposite to one another: toward the mercy-seat shall the faces of the cherubim be turned.
World English Bible
The cherubim shall spread out their wings upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces toward one another. The faces of the cherubim shall be toward the mercy seat.
Young's Literal Translation
And the cherubs have been spreading out wings on high, covering the mercy-seat over with their wings, and their faces are one towards another -- towards the mercy-seat are the faces of the cherubs.
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Above the Ark were the cherubim of divine glory, whose wings stretched out over the Ark's cover, the place of atonement. But we cannot explain these things in detail now.
Mold the cherubim on each end of the atonement cover, making it all of one piece of gold.
1 Kings 6:27
He placed them side by side in the inner sanctuary of the Temple. Their outspread wings reached from wall to wall, while their inner wings touched at the center of the room.
1 Kings 8:7
The cherubim spread their wings over the Ark, forming a canopy over the Ark and its carrying poles.
1 Chronicles 28:18
He designated the amount of refined gold for the altar of incense. Finally, he gave him a plan for the LORD's "chariot"--the gold cherubim whose wings were stretched out over the Ark of the LORD's Covenant.
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