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35 Bible Verses about Cherubim

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Ezekiel 10:14

And every one had four faces: the first face was the face of a cherub, and the second face the face of a man, and the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.

Ezekiel 28:14

Thou wast the anointed covering cherub, and I had set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou didst walk up and down in the midst of stones of fire.

Ezekiel 10:9

And I looked, and behold, four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside one cherub, and another wheel beside another cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was as the look of a chrysolite stone.

Genesis 3:24

And he drove out Man; and he set the Cherubim, and the flame of the flashing sword, toward the east of the garden of Eden, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Psalm 18:10

And he rode upon a cherub and did fly; yea, he flew fast upon the wings of the wind.

Isaiah 6:2

Seraphim were standing above him: each had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he flew.

Exodus 25:20

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.

Ezekiel 1:6

And every one had four faces, and every one of them had four wings.

Ezekiel 10:5

And the sound of the wings of the cherubim was heard to the outer court, as the voice of the Almighty God when he speaketh.

Ezekiel 10:12

And their whole body, and their backs, and their hands, and their wings, and the wheels were full of eyes round about, in them four and their wheels.

Exodus 25:18

And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat.

Hebrews 9:5

and above over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy-seat; concerning which it is not now the time to speak in detail.

Ezekiel 10:15

And the cherubim mounted up. This was the living creature that I saw by the river Chebar.

Ezekiel 10:8

And there appeared in the cherubim the form of a man's hand under their wings.

Ezekiel 10:18

And the glory of Jehovah departed from over the threshold of the house, and stood over the cherubim.

Exodus 25:19

And make one cherub at the end of the one side, and one cherub at the end of the other side; out of the mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubim at the two ends thereof.

1 Kings 8:7

for the cherubim stretched forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its staves above.

Exodus 25:22

And there will I meet with thee, and will speak with thee from above the mercy-seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, everything that I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.

2 Chronicles 3:11

And the wings of the cherubim were twenty cubits long: one wing of five cubits touched the wall of the house; and the other wing of five cubits touched the wing of the other cherub.

Ezekiel 10:2

And he spoke unto the man clothed with linen, and said, Come in between the wheels, under the cherub, and fill the hollow of thy hands with coals of fire from between the cherubim, and scatter them over the city. And he went in in my sight.

Ezekiel 10:16

And when the cherubim went, the wheels went beside them; and when the cherubim lifted up their wings to mount up from the earth, the same wheels also turned not from beside them.

Ezekiel 11:22

And the cherubim lifted up their wings, and the wheels were beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.

Exodus 37:9

And the cherubim spread out their wings over it, covering over with their wings the mercy-seat; and their faces were opposite to one another: the faces of the cherubim were turned toward the mercy-seat.

Ezekiel 9:3

And the glory of the God of Israel was gone up from the cherub, whereupon it was, to the threshold of the house; and he called to the man clothed with linen, who had the writer's ink-horn by his side;

Ezekiel 10:4

And the glory of Jehovah mounted up from the cherub, and came over the threshold of the house; and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was full of the brightness of Jehovah's glory.

Revelation 4:8

And the four living creatures, each one of them having respectively six wings; round and within they are full of eyes; and they cease not day and night saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, who was, and who is, and who is to come.

Exodus 26:31

And thou shalt make a veil of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus; of artistic work shall it be made, with cherubim.

Psalm 80:1

{To the chief Musician. On Shoshannim-Eduth. Of Asaph. A Psalm.} Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that sittest between the cherubim, shine forth.

Isaiah 37:16

Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, who sittest between the cherubim, thou, the Same, thou alone art the God of all the kingdoms of the earth: thou hast made the heavens and the earth.

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Cherubim » Images of

Numbers 7:89

And when Moses went into the tent of meeting to speak with Him, then he heard the voice speaking to him from off the mercy-seat which was upon the ark of testimony, from between the two cherubim; and he spoke to Him.

Exodus 25:18

And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat.

1 Kings 6:35

And he carved on them cherubim, and palm-trees, and half-open flowers; and overlaid them with gold fitted on the carved work.

Exodus 37:9

And the cherubim spread out their wings over it, covering over with their wings the mercy-seat; and their faces were opposite to one another: the faces of the cherubim were turned toward the mercy-seat.

1 Samuel 4:4

So the people sent to Shiloh, and they brought from thence the ark of the covenant of Jehovah of hosts, who sitteth between the cherubim; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there by the ark of the covenant of God.

Cherubim » The glory of God exhibited upon

Ezekiel 1:22

And there was the likeness of an expanse over the heads of the living creature, as the look of the terrible crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.

Ezekiel 1:26-28

And above the expanse that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it. And I saw as the look of glowing brass, as the appearance of fire, within it round about; from the appearance of his loins and upward, and from the appearance of his loins and downward, I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and it had brightness round about. As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Jehovah. And when I saw, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of one that spoke.

Ezekiel 10:4

And the glory of Jehovah mounted up from the cherub, and came over the threshold of the house; and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was full of the brightness of Jehovah's glory.

Ezekiel 10:18

And the glory of Jehovah departed from over the threshold of the house, and stood over the cherubim.

Ezekiel 10:20

This is the living creature that I saw under the God of Israel by the river Chebar; and I knew that they were cherubim.

Cherubim » Angelic

Genesis 3:24

And he drove out Man; and he set the Cherubim, and the flame of the flashing sword, toward the east of the garden of Eden, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Ezekiel 10:20

This is the living creature that I saw under the God of Israel by the river Chebar; and I knew that they were cherubim.

Ezekiel 10:5

And the sound of the wings of the cherubim was heard to the outer court, as the voice of the Almighty God when he speaketh.

Ezekiel 11:22

And the cherubim lifted up their wings, and the wheels were beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.

Cherubim » Of gold » God's presence manifested between

2 Samuel 6:2

And David arose and went with all the people that were with him from Baale-Judah, to bring up from thence the ark of God which is called by the name, the name of Jehovah of hosts who sitteth between the cherubim.

Psalm 80:1

{To the chief Musician. On Shoshannim-Eduth. Of Asaph. A Psalm.} Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that sittest between the cherubim, shine forth.

Psalm 99:1

Jehovah reigneth: let the peoples tremble. He sitteth between the cherubim: let the earth be moved.

2 Kings 19:15

And Hezekiah prayed before Jehovah and said, Jehovah, God of Israel, who sittest between the cherubim, thou, the Same, thou alone art the God of all the kingdoms of the earth: thou hast made the heavens and the earth.

Cherubim » Of gold » Placed over the ark of the covenant

1 Samuel 4:4

So the people sent to Shiloh, and they brought from thence the ark of the covenant of Jehovah of hosts, who sitteth between the cherubim; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there by the ark of the covenant of God.

1 Kings 8:6-7

And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of Jehovah to its place, into the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, under the wings of the cherubim; for the cherubim stretched forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its staves above.

2 Chronicles 5:7-8

And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of Jehovah to its place, into the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, under the wings of the cherubim; and the cherubim stretched forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its staves above.

Cherubim » Engaged in accomplishing the purposes of God

Ezekiel 1:15

And I looked at the living creatures, and behold, one wheel upon the earth beside the living creatures, toward their four faces.

Ezekiel 10:9-11

And I looked, and behold, four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside one cherub, and another wheel beside another cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was as the look of a chrysolite stone. And as for their appearance, they four had one likeness, as if a wheel were in the midst of a wheel. When they went, they went upon their four sides; they turned not as they went, but to the place whither the head looked they followed it: they turned not as they went.

Ezekiel 10:16-17

And when the cherubim went, the wheels went beside them; and when the cherubim lifted up their wings to mount up from the earth, the same wheels also turned not from beside them. When they stood, these stood; and when they mounted up, these mounted up with them: for the spirit of the living creature was in them.

Cherubim » The ark of the covenant rested beneath the wings of

Hebrews 9:5

and above over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy-seat; concerning which it is not now the time to speak in detail.

1 Kings 8:6-7

And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of Jehovah to its place, into the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, under the wings of the cherubim; for the cherubim stretched forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its staves above.

2 Chronicles 5:7-8

And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of Jehovah to its place, into the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, under the wings of the cherubim; and the cherubim stretched forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and its staves above.

Cherubim » Riding on, illustrative of majesty and power of God

2 Samuel 22:11

And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly; And he was seen upon the wings of the wind.

Psalm 18:10

And he rode upon a cherub and did fly; yea, he flew fast upon the wings of the wind.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Bases of brazen lavers

1 Kings 7:29

And on the panels that were between the fillets were lions, oxen and cherubim; and over the fillets there was a base above; and beneath the lions and oxen were garlands of festoon-work.

1 Kings 7:36

And he engraved on the plates of its stays and on its panels cherubim, lions and palm-trees, according to the space upon each; and garlands were round about.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Doors of the temple

1 Kings 6:32

The two doors were of olive-wood; and he carved on them carvings of cherubim, and palm-trees and half-open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm-trees.

1 Kings 6:35

And he carved on them cherubim, and palm-trees, and half-open flowers; and overlaid them with gold fitted on the carved work.

Cherubim » Of gold » The oracles or answers of God delivered from between

Numbers 7:89

And when Moses went into the tent of meeting to speak with Him, then he heard the voice speaking to him from off the mercy-seat which was upon the ark of testimony, from between the two cherubim; and he spoke to Him.

Exodus 25:22

And there will I meet with thee, and will speak with thee from above the mercy-seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, everything that I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.

Cherubim » Sound of their wings was as the voice of God

Ezekiel 10:5

And the sound of the wings of the cherubim was heard to the outer court, as the voice of the Almighty God when he speaketh.

Ezekiel 1:24

And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, a tumultuous noise, as the noise of a host: when they stood, they let down their wings;

Cherubim » Animated by the spirit of God

Ezekiel 1:12

And they went every one straight forward: whither the Spirit was to go, they went; they turned not when they went.

Ezekiel 1:20

Whithersoever the Spirit was to go, they went, thither would their spirit go; and the wheels were lifted up along with them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Curtains of the tabernacle

Exodus 26:1

And thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of twined byssus, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of artistic work shalt thou make them.

Exodus 26:31

And thou shalt make a veil of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus; of artistic work shall it be made, with cherubim.

Cherubim » In the temple

1 Kings 6:23-29

And he made in the oracle two cherubim of olive-wood, ten cubits high; and one wing of the cherub was five cubits, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub, ten cubits from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing; and the other cherub was ten cubits: both the cherubim were of one measure and one form. read more.
The height of the one cherub was ten cubits, and so of the other cherub. And he set the cherubim in the midst of the inner house; and the wings of the cherubim were stretched forth, so that the wing of the one touched the wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched, wing to wing, in the midst of the house. And he overlaid the cherubim with gold. And he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved sculptures of cherubim, and palm-trees, and half-open flowers, within and without.

2 Chronicles 3:10-13

And in the house of the most holy place he made two cherubim of image work, and they overlaid them with gold. And the wings of the cherubim were twenty cubits long: one wing of five cubits touched the wall of the house; and the other wing of five cubits touched the wing of the other cherub. And the wing of the other cherub of five cubits touched the wall of the house; and the other wing was five cubits joining the wing of the other cherub. read more.
The wings of these cherubim spread forth were twenty cubits; and they stood on their feet, and their faces were toward the house.

Cherubim » Figures of » On the walls

1 Kings 6:29-35

And he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved sculptures of cherubim, and palm-trees, and half-open flowers, within and without. And the floor of the house he overlaid with gold, within and without. And for the entrance of the oracle he made doors of olive-wood: the lintel and side posts were the fifth part of the breadth of the house. read more.
The two doors were of olive-wood; and he carved on them carvings of cherubim, and palm-trees and half-open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm-trees. And he also made for the doorway of the temple posts of olive-wood, of the fourth part of the breadth of the house. And the two folding-doors were of cypress-wood: the two leaves of the one door were folding, and the two leaves of the other door were folding. And he carved on them cherubim, and palm-trees, and half-open flowers; and overlaid them with gold fitted on the carved work.

2 Chronicles 3:7

And he covered the house, the beams, the threshold, and its walls, and its doors with gold, and engraved cherubim on the walls.

Cherubim » In the tabernacle

Exodus 25:18-20

And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat. And make one cherub at the end of the one side, and one cherub at the end of the other side; out of the mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubim at the two ends thereof. 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.

Exodus 37:7-9

And he made two cherubim of gold; of beaten work did he make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat; one cherub at the end of one side, and one cherub at the end of the other side; out of the mercy-seat he made the two cherubim at the two ends thereof. And the cherubim spread out their wings over it, covering over with their wings the mercy-seat; and their faces were opposite to one another: the faces of the cherubim were turned toward the mercy-seat.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Vail of the temple

2 Chronicles 3:14

And he made the veil of blue, and purple, and crimson, and byssus, and made cherubim upon it.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Walls of the temple

2 Chronicles 3:7

And he covered the house, the beams, the threshold, and its walls, and its doors with gold, and engraved cherubim on the walls.

Cherubim » Figures of, embroidered » And on the curtain

Exodus 26:31

And thou shalt make a veil of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus; of artistic work shall it be made, with cherubim.

Exodus 36:35

And he made the veil of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus: of artistic work he made it with cherubim.

Cherubim » Of gold » Formed out of, and at each end of the mercy seat

Exodus 25:18-20

And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat. And make one cherub at the end of the one side, and one cherub at the end of the other side; out of the mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubim at the two ends thereof. 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.

Cherubim » In ezekiel's vision of the temple

Ezekiel 41:18-20

And it was made with cherubim and palm-trees, and a palm-tree was between cherub and cherub; and the cherub had two faces: the face of a man was toward the palm-tree on the one side, and the face of a young lion toward the palm-tree on the other side: so was it made upon all the house round about. From the ground unto above the entry were the cherubim and the palm-trees made, and on the wall of the temple.

Ezekiel 41:25

And there were made on them, on the doors of the temple, cherubim and palm-trees, as there were made upon the walls; and there was a wooden portal in front of the porch without,

Cherubim » Figures of, embroidered » On the walls of the tabernacle

Exodus 26:1

And thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of twined byssus, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of artistic work shalt thou make them.

Exodus 36:8

And every wise-hearted man among those that wrought the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains of twined byssus, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of artistic work did he make them.

Cherubim » Representations of, made on the » Vail of the tabernacle

Exodus 26:31

And thou shalt make a veil of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus; of artistic work shall it be made, with cherubim.

Cherubim » Placed at the entrance of eden

Genesis 3:24

And he drove out Man; and he set the Cherubim, and the flame of the flashing sword, toward the east of the garden of Eden, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Cherubim » Form and appearance of » Eze 1:5-11

Cherubim » Figures of » On the lavers

1 Kings 7:29

And on the panels that were between the fillets were lions, oxen and cherubim; and over the fillets there was a base above; and beneath the lions and oxen were garlands of festoon-work.

1 Kings 7:36

And he engraved on the plates of its stays and on its panels cherubim, lions and palm-trees, according to the space upon each; and garlands were round about.

Cherubim » Called the cherubim of glory

Hebrews 9:5

and above over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy-seat; concerning which it is not now the time to speak in detail.

Cherubim » Figurative

Ezekiel 14:16

though these three men should be in it, as I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, they should deliver neither sons nor daughters: they only should be delivered, and the land should be a desolation.

Cherubim » Symbolical

Cherubim » Figures of » On the curtain

2 Chronicles 3:14

And he made the veil of blue, and purple, and crimson, and byssus, and made cherubim upon it.

Cherubim » Eastward of the garden of eden

Genesis 3:24

And he drove out Man; and he set the Cherubim, and the flame of the flashing sword, toward the east of the garden of Eden, to guard the way to the tree of life.

Holy of holies » Contained » Cherubim

Exodus 25:18-22

And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat. And make one cherub at the end of the one side, and one cherub at the end of the other side; out of the mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubim at the two ends thereof. 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. read more.
And thou shalt put the mercy-seat above on the ark, and shalt put in the ark the testimony that I shall give thee. And there will I meet with thee, and will speak with thee from above the mercy-seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, everything that I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.

1 Kings 6:23-28

And he made in the oracle two cherubim of olive-wood, ten cubits high; and one wing of the cherub was five cubits, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub, ten cubits from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing; and the other cherub was ten cubits: both the cherubim were of one measure and one form. read more.
The height of the one cherub was ten cubits, and so of the other cherub. And he set the cherubim in the midst of the inner house; and the wings of the cherubim were stretched forth, so that the wing of the one touched the wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched, wing to wing, in the midst of the house. And he overlaid the cherubim with gold.

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Cherubim Depicted

2;25;18

And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat.

Cherubim, As Decorations

2;26;1

And thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of twined byssus, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of artistic work shalt thou make them.

Cherubim, At God's Throne

9;4;4

So the people sent to Shiloh, and they brought from thence the ark of the covenant of Jehovah of hosts, who sitteth between the cherubim; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there by the ark of the covenant of God.

Cherubim, Description of

26;1;4-14

And I looked, and behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the look of glowing brass, out of the midst of the fire.

Cherubim, Functions Of

1;3;22-24

And Jehovah Elohim said, Behold, Man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he stretch out his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever ...!