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Exodus 25:17-22

"And you will make an atonement cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits its length and a cubit and a half its width. And you will make two cherubim of gold; you will make them of hammered work at the two ends of the atonement cover. And make one cherub {at one end} and one cherub {at the other end} of the atonement cover; you will make the cherubim on its two ends.read more.
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. And you will put the atonement cover above onto the ark, and into the ark you will put the testimony that I will give you. And I will meet you there, and I will speak with you from over the atonement cover, from between the two cherubim that [are to be] on the ark of the testimony--all that I will command you to the {Israelites}.

Hebrews 9:5

And above it [were] the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat, about which it is not now [possible] to speak in detail.

Exodus 25:17

"And you will make an atonement cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits its length and a cubit and a half its width.

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Exodus 25:17

"And you will make an atonement cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits its length and a cubit and a half its width.

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Leviticus 16:14-15

And he shall take {some of} the bull's blood, and he shall spatter [it] with his finger on the atonement cover's surface on the eastern [side], and {before} the atonement cover he shall spatter {some of} the blood with his finger seven times. "And he shall slaughter the sin offering's goat, which [is] for the people, and he shall bring its blood {from behind} the curtain, and he shall do with its blood as that which he did with the bull's blood, and he shall spatter it on the atonement cover and {before} the atonement cover.

Leviticus 16:2

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Tell your brother Aaron [that] he should not enter at any time into the sanctuary {behind} the curtain {in front of} the atonement cover that [is] on the ark, so that he might not die, because I appear in the cloud over the atonement cover.

Hebrews 9:5-12

And above it [were] the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat, about which it is not now [possible] to speak in detail. Now these things having been prepared in this way, the priests enter into the first tent {continually} [as they] accomplish their service, but only the high priest [enters] into the second [tent] once a year, not without blood, which he offers on behalf of himself and the [sins] of the people committed in ignorance.read more.
The Holy Spirit [was] making this clear, [that] the way [into] the holy place [was] not yet revealed, [while] the first tent was still in existence, which [was] a symbol for the present time, in which both the gifts and sacrifices which were offered were not able to perfect the worshiper with respect to the conscience, concerning [instead] only food and drink and different washings, regulations of outward things imposed until the time of setting [things] right. But Christ has arrived [as] a high priest of the good [things] to come. Through the greater and more perfect tent not made by hands, that is, not of this creation, and not by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood, he entered once for all into the [most] holy place, obtaining eternal redemption.

Exodus 25:22

And I will meet you there, and I will speak with you from over the atonement cover, from between the two cherubim that [are to be] on the ark of the testimony--all that I will command you to the {Israelites}.

Exodus 26:34

And you will put the atonement cover on the ark of the testimony in the {most holy place}.

Exodus 30:6

And you will put it before the curtain that [is] upon the ark of the testimony, before the atonement cover, which [is] on the testimony, there where I will meet with you.

Numbers 7:89

And when Moses came to the tent of assembly to speak with him, he would hear the voice speaking to him from the atonement cover, which [is] on the ark of the testimony, from between the two cherubim, and he would speak to him.

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