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1 Kings 6:23-26

Discussion in 'Bible Study' started by clark thompson, Jan 18, 2016.

  1. 1 Kings 6:23-26 King James Version (KJV)
    23 And within the oracle he made two cherubims of olive tree, each ten cubits high.

    24 And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing unto the uttermost part of the other were ten cubits.

    25 And the other cherub was ten cubits: both the cherubims were of one measure and one size.

    26 The height of the one cherub was ten cubits, and so was it of the other cherub.

    Easy English Bible
    23 In the inside sanctuary, (Solomon) made two cherubs from olive wood. Each one was 10 cubits high.24 One wing of the first cherub was 5 cubits long. Its other wing was also 5 cubits long. So it was 10 cubits from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing.25 The second cherub was also 10 cubits long. (This was because) the two cherubs were the same in size and shape.26 Each cherub was 10 cubits high.

    © Wycliffe Associates (UK), 1997-2008

    These are my thoughts, please share yours.

    23 Cherubim were guardian angels who protected the things of the Lord there were protection the way to the tree of life with in the Garden of Eden they were on the Ark of the Covenant. Olive wood was a type of tree common with the area.

    24-25 These angels are much bigger than man but God is so much bigger but He is also made a way for us to come to Him thru Christ. Angels were seen as to be bigger but when they came to man they often appeared as a man.

    26 These is not referring to that actually angel but the statue made it is possible that angels could be this big but also likely that they look like us.

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