A-Z: General definitions: Cherub


One of several different types of angels, often represented as a winged child. In the Bible cherubim were often guards or protectors eg. of Eden (Genesis 3:24), of the ark of the covenant (Exodus 25:18-22) or protective bearers of the heavenly chariot throne of God (2 Kings 19:15; Ezekiel 10:19).

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