New Living Translation
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.
King James Bible
And over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercyseat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.
Darby Bible Translation
and above over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy-seat; concerning which it is not now the time to speak in detail.
World English Bible
and above it cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat, of which things we can't speak now in detail.
Young's Literal Translation
and over it cherubim of the glory, overshadowing the mercy-seat, concerning which we are not now to speak particularly.
Hebrews 9:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:5 And over it were the cherubim of glory - Over which the glory of God used to appear. Some suppose each of these had four faces, and so represented the Three - One God, with the manhood assumed by the Second Person. With out - spread wings shadowing the mercy - seat - Which was a lid or plate of gold, covering the ark.
LibraryThe Blood of the Testament
BLOOD IS ALWAYS a terrible thing. It makes a sensitive mind shudder even to pronounce the word; but, to look upon the thing itself causes a thrill of horror. Although by familiarity men shake this off, for the seeing of the eye and the hearing of the ear can harden the heart, the instinct of a little child may teach you what is natural to us in referer to blood. How it will worry if its finger bleeds ever so little, shocked as the sight, actually there be no smart. I envy not the man whose pity would …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 58: 1912
An Unalterable Law
The Deity of the Holy Spirit.
The Book of the Covenant
"Then make the Ark's cover--the place of atonement--from pure gold. It must be 45 inches long and 27 inches wide.
Then make two cherubim from hammered gold, and place them on the two ends of the atonement cover.
The cherubim will face each other and look down on the atonement cover. With their wings spread above it, they will protect it.
The LORD said to Moses, "Warn your brother, Aaron, not to enter the Most Holy Place behind the inner curtain whenever he chooses; if he does, he will die. For the Ark's cover--the place of atonement--is there, and I myself am present in the cloud above the atonement cover.
1 Kings 8:7
The cherubim spread their wings over the Ark, forming a canopy over the Ark and its carrying poles.
They are the people of Israel, chosen to be God's adopted children. God revealed his glory to them. He made covenants with them and gave them his law. He gave them the privilege of worshiping him and receiving his wonderful promises.
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