The design of the former is a trellis crossing the ceiling diagonally; in each of the lacunae is carved a cherubim with eight wings; the figures and the trellis are gilded; the ground is a rich ultramarine.
Hilasterion) covered the top, and this was surmounted by two Cherubim (Ex.
In Ezekiel the throne of Yahweh is borne up on Cherubim, the noise of whose wings is like thunder.
There are the cherubim who guard Eden.
Ezekiel gives elaborate discriptions of cherubim 19; and in one of his visions he sees seven angels execute the judgment of God upon Jerusalem.