Hebrews 9:5
Good News Translation
Above the Box were the winged creatures representing God's presence, with their wings spread over the place where sins were forgiven. But now is not the time to explain everything in detail.

Contemporary English Version
On top of the chest were the glorious creatures with wings opened out above the place of mercy. Now isn't the time to go into detail about these things.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And over it were the cherubims of glory overshadowing the propitiatory: of which it is not needful to speak now particularly.

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And over it were the cherubims of glory overshadowing the propitiatory: of which it is not needful to speak now particularly.

over.

Exodus 25:17-22 Thou shalt make also a propitiatory of the purest gold: the length thereof shall be two cubits and a half, and the breadth a cubit and a half. . . .

Exodus 37:6-9 He made also the propitiatory, that is, the oracle, of the purest gold, two cubits and a half in length, and a cubit and a half in breadth. . . .

Leviticus 16:2 And he commanded him, saying: Speak to Aaron thy brother, that he enter not at all into the sanctuary, which is within the veil before the propitiatory, with which the ark is covered, lest he die, (for I will appear in a cloud over the oracle),

Numbers 7:89 And when Moses entered into the tabernacle of the covenant, to consult the oracle, he heard the voice of one speaking to him from the propitiatory, that is over the ark between the two cherubims, and from this place he spoke to him.

1 Samuel 4:4 So the people sent to Silo, and they brought from thence the ark of the covenant of the Lord of hosts, sitting upon the cherubims: and the two sons of Heli, Ophni and Phinees, were with the ark of the covenant of God.

1 Kings 8:6,7 And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the Lord into its place, into the oracle of the temple, into the holy of holies, under the wings of the cherubims. . . .

2 Kings 19:15 And he prayed in his sight, saying: O Lord God of Israel, who sittest upon the cherubims, thou alone art the God of all the kings of the earth: thou madest heaven and earth:

Psalm 80:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, a testimony for Asaph, a psalm. [2] Give ear, O thou that rulest Israel: thou that leadest Joseph like a sheep. Thou that sittest upon the cherubims, shine forth

Psalm 99:1 A psalm for David himself. The Lord hath reigned, let the people be angry: he that sitteth on the cherubims: let the earth be moved.

Ephesians 3:10 That the manifold wisdom of God may be made known to the principalities and powers in heavenly places through the church,

1 Peter 1:12 To whom it was revealed that, not to themselves but to you, they ministered those things which are now declared to you by them that have preached the gospel to you: the Holy Ghost being sent down from heaven, on whom the angels desire to look.

the mercy-seat.

Hebrews 4:16 Let us go therefore with confidence to the throne of grace: that we may obtain mercy and find grace in seasonable aid.

Leviticus 16:2,13 And he commanded him, saying: Speak to Aaron thy brother, that he enter not at all into the sanctuary, which is within the veil before the propitiatory, with which the ark is covered, lest he die, (for I will appear in a cloud over the oracle), . . .

1 Chronicles 28:11 And David gave to Solomon his son a description of the porch, and of the temple, and of the treasures, and of the upper floor, and of the inner chambers, and of the house for the mercy seat,

Context
The Earthly Tabernacle
4Having a golden censer and the ark of the testament covered about on every part with gold, in which was a golden pot that had manna and the rod of Aaron that had blossomed and the tables of the testament. 5And over it were the cherubims of glory overshadowing the propitiatory: of which it is not needful to speak now particularly. 6Now these things being thus ordered, into the first tabernacle, the priests indeed always entered, accomplishing the offices of sacrifices.…
Cross References
Exodus 25:17
Thou shalt make also a propitiatory of the purest gold: the length thereof shall be two cubits and a half, and the breadth a cubit and a half.

Exodus 25:18
Thou shalt make also two cherubims of beaten gold, on the two sides of the oracle.

Exodus 25:20
Let them cover both sides of the propitiatory, spreading their wings, and covering the oracle, and let them look one towards the other, their faces being turned towards the propitiatory wherewith the ark is to be covered.

Leviticus 16:2
And he commanded him, saying: Speak to Aaron thy brother, that he enter not at all into the sanctuary, which is within the veil before the propitiatory, with which the ark is covered, lest he die, (for I will appear in a cloud over the oracle),

1 Kings 8:7
For the cherubims spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and covered the ark, and the staves thereof above.

Romans 9:4
Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises:

Additional Translations
Above the ark were the cherubim of glory, overshadowing the mercy seat. But we cannot discuss these things in detail now.

And above it were the cherubim of glory, overshadowing the mercy seat; concerning which it is not now the time to speak in detail.

And over it the cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy seat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.

and above it cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy-seat; of which things we cannot now speak severally.

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

and above it cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy-seat; of which things we cannot now speak severally.

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

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.

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

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