Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And the cherubim shall stretch forth their wings above, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and their faces shall face one another; toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubim be.

New American Standard Bible

The cherubim shall have their wings spread upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings and facing one another; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the mercy seat.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

The cherubim are to have wings spread out above, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and are to face one another. The faces of the cherubim should be toward the mercy seat.

International Standard Version

The cherubim are to spread their wings upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim is to be turned toward the Mercy Seat.

A Conservative Version

And the cherubim shall spread out their wings on high, covering the mercy-seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; the faces of the cherubim shall be toward the mercy-seat.

American Standard Version

And the cherubim shall spread out their wings on high, covering the mercy-seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the mercy-seat shall the faces of the cherubim be.

Amplified

The cherubim shall have their wings spread upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim are to be looking downward toward the mercy seat.

Bible in Basic English

And their wings are to be outstretched over the cover, and the winged ones are to be opposite one another, facing the cover.

Darby 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.

Julia Smith Translation

And the cherubs shall be spreading their wings on high, covering with their wings over the cover; and their faces each to the other; to the cover shall be the faces of the cherubs.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the cherubim will be [with] outspread wings above, covering with their wings over the atonement cover {and facing each other}; the faces of the cherubim will be toward the atonement cover.

Modern King James verseion

And the cherubs shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy-seat with their wings, and their faces each toward the other; toward the mercy-seat shall the cherubs' faces be.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the cherubims shall stretch their wings abroad over on high, and cover the mercy seat with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another: even to the mercy seat ward, shall the faces of the cherubims be.

NET Bible

The cherubim are to be spreading their wings upward, overshadowing the atonement lid with their wings, and the cherubim are to face each other, looking toward the atonement lid.

New Heart 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.

The Emphasized Bible

And the cherubim shall be spreading out two wings on high - making a shelter with their wings over the propitiatory, with their faces one towards the other, - towards the propitiatory, shall be the faces of the cherubim.

Webster

And the cherubim shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy-seat with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; towards the mercy-seat shall the faces of the cherubim be.

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.

Youngs 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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּרוּב 
K@ruwb 
Usage: 91

כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

on high
מעל 
Ma`al 
Usage: 140

שׂכך סכך 
Cakak 
Usage: 23

the mercy seat
כּפּרת 
Kapporeth 
Usage: 27

with their wings
כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

and their faces
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

to another
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

כּפּרת 
Kapporeth 
Usage: 27

shall the faces
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the cherubims
כּרוּב 
K@ruwb 
Usage: 91

Context Readings

Instructions For Making The Ark Of The Covenant

19 And make one cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other end: even of the mercy seat shall you make the cherubim on the two ends of it. 20  And the cherubim shall stretch forth their wings above, covering the mercy seat with their wings, and their faces shall face one another; toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubim be. 21 And you shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark; and in the ark you shall put the testimony that I shall give you.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:7

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

1 Chronicles 28:18

And for the altar of incense refined gold by weight; and gold for the plan of the chariot of the cherubim, that spread out their wings, and covered the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

Hebrews 9:5

And over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy seat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.

Genesis 28:12

And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.

Exodus 25:18

And you shall make two cherubim of gold, of hammered work shall you make them, on the two ends of the mercy seat.

2 Chronicles 3:10

And in the most holy place he made two cherubim of wood, and overlaid them with gold.

Isaiah 6:1-5

In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.

Ezekiel 1:20

Wherever the spirit was to go, they went, there was their spirit to go; and the wheels were lifted up with them: for the spirit of the living creatures was in the wheels.

Ezekiel 28:14

You are the anointed cherub that covers; and I have set you so: you were upon the holy mountain of God; you have walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.

Matthew 24:31

And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

John 1:51

And he said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter you shall see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.

1 Corinthians 4:9

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.

1 Corinthians 11:10

For this cause ought the woman to have authority on her head because of the angels.

Ephesians 3:10

To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Colossians 2:10

And you are complete in him, who is the head of all principality and power:

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister to them who shall be heirs of salvation?

1 Peter 1:12

Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

1 Peter 3:22

Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him.

Revelation 5:11-12

And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the living creatures and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;

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