And make two cherubim1 out of hammered gold at the ends of the cover.
References for Exodus 25:18
Make one cherub on one end and the second cherub on the other; make the cherubim of one piece with the cover, at the two ends.
The cherubim2 are to have their wings spread upward, overshadowing3 the cover with them. The cherubim are to face each other, looking toward the cover.
References for Exodus 25:20
Place the cover on top of the ark4 and put in the ark the Testimony,5 which I will give you.
References for Exodus 25:21
There, above the cover between the two cherubim6 that are over the ark of the Testimony, I will meet7 with you and give you all my commands for the Israelites.8
References for Exodus 25:22