Cherubim

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Plural of cherub. These angelic beings guarded the entrance to the Garden of Eden after Adam and Eve were expelled (Gen 3:24). Moses was instructed to make two cherubim of gold, with their wings outstretched for the top of the Ark of the Covenant (Ex 25:19-22).

See also: angels, Ark (of the Covenant), Eden/Garden of.

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