and refined gold by weight for the altar of incense; and gold for the pattern of the chariot, that is, the cherubim that spread out their wings and covered the ark of the covenant of Yahweh. Bible see other translations

“the chariot, that is, the cherubim.” For why the cherubim would be called God’s chariot, we have to understand that God sometimes rode on a cherubim-powered chariot. This is how God traveled in Ezekiel (cp. Ezek. 1).

[For more information on God’s cherubim-chariot, see commentary on Ezek. 1:26.]

Commentary for: 1 Chronicles 28:18