Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 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. From the mercy-seat you shall make the cherubs, on the two ends of it. 20 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. 21 And you shall put the mercy-seat above, upon the ark. And in the ark you shall put the testimony that I shall give you.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:7

For the cherubs spread forth their two wings over the place of the ark. And the cherubs covered the ark and the staves of it above.

1 Chronicles 28:18

and the altar of incense refined gold by weight, and gold for the pattern of the chariot of the cherubs, who spread out their wings, and covered the ark of the covenant of Jehovah.

Hebrews 9:5

And over it were the cherubs of glory overshadowing the mercy-seat (about which we cannot now speak piece by piece.

Genesis 28:12

And he dreamed. And behold! A ladder was set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to Heaven! And behold! The angels of God were ascending and descending on it!

Exodus 25:18

And you shall make two cherubs of gold; of beaten work you shall make them, in the two ends of the mercy-seat.

2 Chronicles 3:10

And in the most holy house he made two cherubs of carved work, and overlaid them with gold.

Isaiah 6:1-5

In the year that King Uzziah died I then saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and His train filled the temple.

Ezekiel 1:20

Wherever the spirit was to go, there they went; there the spirit was to go, and the wheels were lifted up along with them. For the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels.

Ezekiel 28:14

You were the anointed cherub that covers, and I had put you in the holy height of God where you were; 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 His elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.

John 1:51

And He said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Hereafter you shall see Heaven open, 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 last, the apostles, as it were appointed to death; for we have become a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men.

1 Corinthians 11:10

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

Ephesians 3:10

so that now to the rulers and powers in the heavenlies 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 for those who shall be heirs of salvation?

1 Peter 1:12

To them it was revealed that not to themselves, but to us, they ministered the things which are now reported to you by those who have preached the gospel to you in the Holy Spirit sent from Heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, having gone into Heaven, where the angels and authorities and powers are being subjected to Him.

Revelation 5:11-12

And I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne, and the living creatures and the elders. And the number of them was myriads and myriads, and thousands of thousands,

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