Hebrews 9:5

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And ouer it the Cherubims of glory shadowing the Mercyseat; of which we cannot now speake particularly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and above it {were} the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat; but of these things we cannot now speak in detail.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and above it cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy-seat; of which things we cannot now speak severally.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And over it were the winged ones of glory with their wings covering the mercy-seat; about which it is not possible now to say anything in detail.
- Basic English Bible

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

And over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy-seat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.
- Webster's Bible

And above the ark were the Cherubim denoting God's glorious presence and overshadowing the Mercy-seat. But I cannot now speak about all these in detail.
- Weymouth Bible

and above it cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat, of which things we can't speak now in detail.
- World English Bible

on whiche thingis weren cherubyns of glorie, ouerschadewinge the propiciatorie; of whiche thingis it is not now to seie bi alle.
- Wycliffe Bible

and over it cherubim of the glory, overshadowing the mercy-seat, concerning which we are not now to speak particularly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 9:5


9:5 And over it were the cherubim of glory - Over which the glory of God used to appear. Some suppose each of these had four faces, and so represented the Three - One God, with the manhood assumed by the Second Person. With out - spread wings shadowing the mercy - seat - Which was a lid or plate of gold, covering the ark.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 9:5


Heb 9:5 And over it the cherubims of glory. Angels. See Ge 3:24. These symbolic figures, made of gold, hovered over the lid of the ark, called the mercy seat. Cannot now speak particularly. Cannot discuss the significance of each of these objects.

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