Bible Verses About Biblical Cherubim (KJV)

Ezekiel 10:18
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The Cherubim are a class of celestial beings mentioned in a wide variety of ancient religious texts and artworks. They are typically described as having human-like heads with wings, and are often associated with aspects of the divine such as wisdom, purity, and protection.

The word “cherub” is derived from the Hebrew word kərūb, which can be translated to mean “strong one,” “mighty one,” or “hero.” Cherubim are mentioned several times in the Hebrew Bible, particularly in the Book of Ezekiel where they are described in great detail. In Ezekiel 10:1-22, for example, the prophet describes them as creatures with four faces (human, lion, ox, and eagle) and four wings covered in eyes. They are also said to have coiled, wheel-like appendices called “wheels within wheels.”

Cherubim are often used as a symbol of God’s love and mercy, as well as His power and might. They are often depicted in art as protectors of the holy city of Jerusalem, and are sometimes shown guarding the entrance to the Garden of Eden. In Christianity, Cherubim are generally associated with the archangels Michael and Gabriel.

The word “cherub” can also be used to refer to a young child, particularly a cute or innocent-looking one. This usage is thought to be derived from the belief that Cherubim watch over and protect infants and children.Cherubim are mentioned in a number of ancient texts and artwork, including the Hebrew Bible, the Book of Ezekiel, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. They are also a popular motif in Christian art, often being depicted as protectors of infants and children.


Psalm 18:10
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Bible Verses About Biblical Cherubim

1. Psalm 18:10

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

2. Ezekiel 11:22

Then did the cherubims lift up their wings, and the wheels beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.

3. Ezekiel 9:3

And the glory of the God of Israel was gone up from the cherub, whereupon he was, to the threshold of the house. And he called to the man clothed with linen, which had the writer’s inkhorn by his side;

4. Isaiah 6:3

And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

5. Exodus 25:19

And make one cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other end: even of the mercy seat shall ye make the cherubims on the two ends thereof.

6. Ezekiel 10:5

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

7. 2 Chronicles 3:11

And the wings of the cherubims were twenty cubits long: one wing of the one cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was likewise five cubits, reaching to the wing of the other cherub.

8. Psalm 80:1

{To the chief Musician upon ShoshannimEduth, A Psalm of Asaph.} Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth.

9. Ezekiel 28:14

Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.

10. Ezekiel 1:6

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

11. 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, even the wheels that they four had.

12. Ezekiel 10:9

And when I looked, behold the four wheels by the cherubims, one wheel by one cherub, and another wheel by another cherub: and the appearance of the wheels was as the colour of a beryl stone.

13. Ezekiel 10:2

And he spake unto the man clothed with linen, and said, Go in between the wheels, even under the cherub, and fill thine hand with coals of fire from between the cherubims, and scatter them over the city. And he went in in my sight.

14. Isaiah 6:2

Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.

15. Ezekiel 10:16

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

16. Ezekiel 10:4

Then the glory of the LORD went up from the cherub, and stood over the threshold of the house; and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was full of the brightness of the LORD’S glory.

17. Exodus 25:22

And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubims which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.

18. Ezekiel 10:14

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

19. Ezekiel 10:8

And there appeared in the cherubims the form of a man’s hand under their wings.

20. Hebrews 9:5

And over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercyseat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.

21. Exodus 37:9

And the cherubims spread out their wings on high, and covered with their wings over the mercy seat, with their faces one to another; even to the mercy seatward were the faces of the cherubims.

22. Exodus 25:20

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.

23. Genesis 3:24

So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

24. Revelation 4:8

And the four beasts had each of them six wings about him; and they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.

25. Ezekiel 10:15

And the cherubims were lifted up. This is the living creature that I saw by the river of Chebar.

26. Exodus 25:18

And thou shalt make two cherubims of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of the mercy seat.

27. 1 Kings 8:7

For the cherubims spread forth their two wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubims covered the ark and the staves thereof above.

28. Isaiah 37:16

O LORD of hosts, God of Israel, that dwellest between the cherubims, thou art the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth: thou hast made heaven and earth.

29. Ezekiel 10:18

Then the glory of the LORD departed from off the threshold of the house, and stood over the cherubims.

30. Exodus 26:31

And thou shalt make a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be made:


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Celine Rice
Celine is a web blogger who enjoys writing about her daily life. Her favorite topics are education and feminism. As much as she enjoys being creative, she sometimes just wants to sit down and read a good book without overthinking.
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