Exodus 37:9

“And the Cherubims spread out their wings on high, and couered with their wings ouer the Mercie seat with their faces one to another: euen to the Mercie seat ward were the faces of the Cherubims.”

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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.
- King James Version

The cherubim had {their} wings spread upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces toward each other; the faces of the cherubim were toward the mercy seat.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the cherubim spread out their wings on high, covering the mercy-seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the mercy-seat were the faces of the cherubim.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And their wings were stretched out over the cover; the faces of the winged ones were opposite one another and facing the cover.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

And the cherubim spread out their wings on high, and covered with their wings over the mercy-seat, with their faces one to another; even towards the mercy-seat were the faces of the cherubim.
- Webster's Bible

The cherubim spread out their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces toward one another. The faces of the cherubim were toward the mercy seat.
- World English Bible

and the cherubs are spreading out wings on high, covering over the mercy-seat with their wings, and their faces [are] one towards another; towards the mercy-seat have the faces of the cherubs been.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the cherubim spread out their wings on high, screening the ark-cover with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the ark-cover were the faces of the cherubim.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Exodus 37

  • Bruce
    IBM: They were tools to put out candles and lamps and then dishes to put them in. We still have them Today.
  • Darrell IBMs
    The reference to Snuffers and Snuffdishes in Verse: 23. Does this imply that there was tobacco usage as we know it today. Not a smoker but curious about the usage of these items.
  • Sandy
    Brenda, Keep reading you will find out!
  • Brenda
    ...so where is the Ark now? If it was covered with pure gold, shouldn't it still be around?
  • Rodion Ponomariev
    Chapter 37:16 And he made the vessels which were upon the table, his dishes, and his spoons, and his bowls, and his covers to cover withal, of pure gold.
  • Rodion Ponomariev
    Chapter 37:24 Of a talent of pure gold made he it, and all the vessels thereof.

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