100 Bible Verses about Cherubim

Genesis 3:24 ESV / 28 helpful votes

He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.

Ezekiel 1:1-28 ESV / 23 helpful votes

In the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the month, as I was among the exiles by the Chebar canal, the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God. On the fifth day of the month (it was the fifth year of the exile of King Jehoiachin), the word of the Lord came to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the Chebar canal, and the hand of the Lord was upon him there. As I looked, behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, and a great cloud, with brightness around it, and fire flashing forth continually, and in the midst of the fire, as it were gleaming metal. And from the midst of it came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance: they had a human likeness, ...

Ezekiel 10:1-22 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Then I looked, and behold, on the expanse that was over the heads of the cherubim there appeared above them something like a sapphire, in appearance like a throne. And he said to the man clothed in linen, “Go in among the whirling wheels underneath the cherubim. Fill your hands with burning coals from between the cherubim, and scatter them over the city.” And he went in before my eyes. Now the cherubim were standing on the south side of the house, when the man went in, and a cloud filled the inner court. And the glory of the Lord went up from the cherub to the threshold of the house, and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was filled with the brightness of the glory of the Lord. And the sound of the wings of the cherubim was heard as far as the outer court, like the voice of God Almighty when he speaks. ...

Psalm 80:1 ESV / 16 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Testimony. Of Asaph, a Psalm. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock! You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth.

Exodus 26:1 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet yarns; you shall make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.

Psalm 99:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The Lord reigns; let the peoples tremble! He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake!

1 Samuel 4:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

So the people sent to Shiloh and brought from there the ark of the covenant of the Lord of hosts, who is enthroned on the cherubim. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.

Ezekiel 10:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

2 Samuel 22:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

He rode on a cherub and flew; he was seen on the wings of the wind.

Numbers 7:89 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And when Moses went into the tent of meeting to speak with the Lord, he heard the voice speaking to him from above the mercy seat that was on the ark of the testimony, from between the two cherubim; and it spoke to him.

Exodus 25:22 ESV / 12 helpful votes

There I will meet with you, and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim that are on the ark of the testimony, I will speak with you about all that I will give you in commandment for the people of Israel.

Revelation 4:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And before the throne there was as it were a sea of glass, like crystal. And around the throne, on each side of the throne, are four living creatures, full of eyes in front and behind:

Isaiah 6:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.

Exodus 26:31 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“And you shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen. It shall be made with cherubim skillfully worked into it.

Hebrews 9:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat. Of these things we cannot now speak in detail.

Ezekiel 28:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You were an anointed guardian cherub. I placed you; you were on the holy mountain of God; in the midst of the stones of fire you walked.

Isaiah 6:1-13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!” And the foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him who called, and the house was filled with smoke. And I said: “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!” ...

1 Chronicles 28:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For the altar of incense made of refined gold, and its weight; also his plan for the golden chariot of the cherubim that spread their wings and covered the ark of the covenant of the Lord.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Revelation 4:6-8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And before the throne there was as it were a sea of glass, like crystal. And around the throne, on each side of the throne, are four living creatures, full of eyes in front and behind: the first living creature like a lion, the second living creature like an ox, the third living creature with the face of a man, and the fourth living creature like an eagle in flight. And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all around and within, and day and night they never cease to say, “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!”

Jude 1:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day—

Matthew 18:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Ezekiel 10:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the cherubim mounted up. These were the living creatures that I saw by the Chebar canal.

1 Kings 8:6-7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then the priests brought the ark of the covenant of the Lord to its place in the inner sanctuary of the house, in the Most Holy Place, underneath the wings of the cherubim. For the cherubim spread out their wings over the place of the ark, so that the cherubim overshadowed the ark and its poles.

Exodus 36:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And all the craftsmen among the workmen made the tabernacle with ten curtains. They were made of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet yarns, with cherubim skillfully worked.

Jude 1:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But when the archangel Michael, contending with the devil, was disputing about the body of Moses, he did not presume to pronounce a blasphemous judgment, but said, “The Lord rebuke you.”

Hebrews 1:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to inherit salvation?

Matthew 22:30 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.

Daniel 10:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me twenty-one days, but Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, for I was left there with the kings of Persia,

Ezekiel 10:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

These were the living creatures that I saw underneath the God of Israel by the Chebar canal; and I knew that they were cherubim.

1 Kings 6:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He put the cherubim in the innermost part of the house. And the wings of the cherubim were spread out so that a wing of one touched the one wall, and a wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; their other wings touched each other in the middle of the house.

1 Kings 6:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

In the inner sanctuary he made two cherubim of olivewood, each ten cubits high.

Colossians 1:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

Ezekiel 1:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

As for the likeness of their faces, each had a human face. The four had the face of a lion on the right side, the four had the face of an ox on the left side, and the four had the face of an eagle.

Ezekiel 1:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And from the midst of it came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance: they had a human likeness,

1 Kings 8:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then the priests brought the ark of the covenant of the Lord to its place in the inner sanctuary of the house, in the Most Holy Place, underneath the wings of the cherubim.

1 Kings 6:35 ESV / 7 helpful votes

On them he carved cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, and he overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the carved work.

1 Kings 6:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Around all the walls of the house he carved engraved figures of cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, in the inner and outer rooms.

Exodus 37:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The cherubim spread out their wings above, overshadowing the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the mercy seat were the faces of the cherubim.

Exodus 36:35 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He made the veil of blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen; with cherubim skillfully worked into it he made it.

Exodus 25:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The cherubim shall spread out their wings above, overshadowing the mercy seat with their wings, their faces one to another; toward the mercy seat shall the faces of the cherubim be.

Exodus 25:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Make one cherub on the one end, and one cherub on the other end. Of one piece with the mercy seat shall you make the cherubim on its two ends.

Exodus 25:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And you shall make two cherubim of gold; of hammered work shall you make them, on the two ends of the mercy seat.

Hebrews 13:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Luke 1:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the angel answered him, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I was sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news.

Mark 13:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

Matthew 28:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow.

Daniel 12:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“At that time shall arise Michael, the great prince who has charge of your people. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never has been since there was a nation till that time. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone whose name shall be found written in the book.

Ezekiel 28:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, sardius, topaz, and diamond, beryl, onyx, and jasper, sapphire, emerald, and carbuncle; and crafted in gold were your settings and your engravings. On the day that you were created they were prepared.

Ezekiel 10:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And their whole body, their rims, and their spokes, their wings, and the wheels were full of eyes all around—the wheels that the four of them had.

Ezekiel 10:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he said to the man clothed in linen, “Go in among the whirling wheels underneath the cherubim. Fill your hands with burning coals from between the cherubim, and scatter them over the city.” And he went in before my eyes.

Ezekiel 1:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Their wings touched one another. Each one of them went straight forward, without turning as they went.

Psalm 18:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He rode on a cherub and flew; he came swiftly on the wings of the wind.

1 Kings 7:36 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And on the surfaces of its stays and on its panels, he carved cherubim, lions, and palm trees, according to the space of each, with wreaths all around.

1 Kings 7:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And on the panels that were set in the frames were lions, oxen, and cherubim. On the frames, both above and below the lions and oxen, there were wreaths of beveled work.

1 Kings 6:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He covered the two doors of olivewood with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers. He overlaid them with gold and spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm trees.

1 Kings 6:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he overlaid the cherubim with gold.

1 Kings 6:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The other cherub also measured ten cubits; both cherubim had the same measure and the same form.

2 Samuel 6:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale-judah to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the Lord of hosts who sits enthroned on the cherubim.

Exodus 37:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he made two cherubim of gold. He made them of hammered work on the two ends of the mercy seat,

Revelation 12:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems.

Revelation 4:1-11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.” At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne. And he who sat there had the appearance of jasper and carnelian, and around the throne was a rainbow that had the appearance of an emerald. Around the throne were twenty-four thrones, and seated on the thrones were twenty-four elders, clothed in white garments, with golden crowns on their heads. From the throne came flashes of lightning, and rumblings and peals of thunder, and before the throne were burning seven torches of fire, which are the seven spirits of God, ...

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

2 Peter 2:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;

Luke 16:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried,

Mark 16:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed.

Mark 8:38 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”

Matthew 26:53 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels?

Matthew 25:41 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Matthew 25:31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.

Matthew 24:36 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.

Matthew 4:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and were ministering to him.

Daniel 10:5-6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I lifted up my eyes and looked, and behold, a man clothed in linen, with a belt of fine gold from Uphaz around his waist. His body was like beryl, his face like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.

Ezekiel 10:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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 wheels did not turn from beside them.

Ezekiel 10:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The cherubim appeared to have the form of a human hand under their wings.

Ezekiel 10:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the glory of the Lord went up from the cherub to the threshold of the house, and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was filled with the brightness of the glory of the Lord.

Ezekiel 10:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now the cherubim were standing on the south side of the house, when the man went in, and a cloud filled the inner court.

Ezekiel 9:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now the glory of the God of Israel had gone up from the cherub on which it rested to the threshold of the house. And he called to the man clothed in linen, who had the writing case at his waist.

Ezekiel 1:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Over the heads of the living creatures there was the likeness of an expanse, shining like awe-inspiring crystal, spread out above their heads.

Ezekiel 1:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Such were their faces. And their wings were spread out above. Each creature had two wings, each of which touched the wing of another, while two covered their bodies.

Ezekiel 1:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Under their wings on their four sides they had human hands. And the four had their faces and their wings thus:

Ezekiel 1:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The word of the Lord came to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the Chebar canal, and the hand of the Lord was upon him there.

Isaiah 37:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, enthroned above the cherubim, you are the God, you alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; you have made heaven and earth.

Psalm 148:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Let them praise the name of the Lord! For he commanded and they were created.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Job 1:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them.

Nehemiah 9:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.

1 Chronicles 13:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And David and all Israel went up to Baalah, that is, to Kiriath-jearim that belongs to Judah, to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the Lord who sits enthroned above the cherubim.

2 Kings 19:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And Hezekiah prayed before the Lord and said: “O Lord, the God of Israel, enthroned above the cherubim, you are the God, you alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; you have made heaven and earth.

2 Kings 19:1-37 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As soon as King Hezekiah heard it, he tore his clothes and covered himself with sackcloth and went into the house of the Lord. And he sent Eliakim, who was over the household, and Shebna the secretary, and the senior priests, covered with sackcloth, to the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz. They said to him, “Thus says Hezekiah, This day is a day of distress, of rebuke, and of disgrace; children have come to the point of birth, and there is no strength to bring them forth. It may be that the Lord your God heard all the words of the Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to mock the living God, and will rebuke the words that the Lord your God has heard; therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.” When the servants of King Hezekiah came to Isaiah, ...

2 Kings 6:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then Elisha prayed and said, “O Lord, please open his eyes that he may see.” So the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

Exodus 37:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

One cherub on the one end, and one cherub on the other end. Of one piece with the mercy seat he made the cherubim on its two ends.

Exodus 37:7-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he made two cherubim of gold. He made them of hammered work on the two ends of the mercy seat, one cherub on the one end, and one cherub on the other end. Of one piece with the mercy seat he made the cherubim on its two ends. The cherubim spread out their wings above, overshadowing the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the mercy seat were the faces of the cherubim.

Genesis 18:1-33 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the Lord appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the door of his tent in the heat of the day. He lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing in front of him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth and said, “O Lord, if I have found favor in your sight, do not pass by your servant. Let a little water be brought, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree, while I bring a morsel of bread, that you may refresh yourselves, and after that you may pass on—since you have come to your servant.” So they said, “Do as you have said.” ...

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Revelation 20:1-3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years, and threw him into the pit, and shut it and sealed it over him, so that he might not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were ended. After that he must be released for a little while.

Revelation 4:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all around and within, and day and night they never cease to say, “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!”

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