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After the [[seraphim]], before the AllImage:Garden of eden mosaic.jpg|right|thumb|Many-knowing Godeyed Cherubim angel in center. (''Nave Mosaic from Palatine Chapel, Who resides in inaccessable lightPalermo, stand the Sicily. Mid 12th c.'')]]The many-eyed '''cherubimCherubim''' (sg. '''Cherub''' ), second after the [[seraphim]] in the angelic hierarchy, stand before the all-knowing God in ineffable radiance. More than the other lower orders of angels, they They are always radiant with the light of the knowledge of Godand His [[Holy Wisdom|Wisdom]], and with the knowledge of the mysteries of God and the depths of His Wisdom; being themselves enlightened, they enlighten others. Their name " Named 'cherubim" in translation from the Hebrew language means ', meaning 'great understanding'' or ''effusion of wisdom''in Hebrew, they are enlightened and therefore, because through the cherubim, wisdom is sent down to others and enlightenment of the spiritual eyes is given for the seeing of to see God and have knowledge of GodHim. In other words, the Lord dwells between the cherubim (2 Samuel 6:2).
==See also==Representing the mysteries above, in the [[Old Testament]] figures of cherubim decorated the [[sanctuary]]. A pair of cherubim made by gold was ordered to be placed on the mercy seat and between them the Lord spoke to his people ([[Exodus]] 25:17-22). Figures of cherubim were woven on the veils of the tabanacle.  *In the [[Divine Liturgy]] the [[AngelsCherubic Hymn|song of cherubim]]is sung in the liturgy of faithful, representing cherubim between whom the Lord dwells.
*[ The Holy Angels]

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