Ezekiel 10:1-22, NLT
The Lord’s Glory Leaves the Temple
1In my vision I saw what appeared to be a throne of blue lapis lazuli above the crystal surface over the heads of the cherubim.
3The cherubim were standing at the south end of the Temple when the man went in, and the cloud of glory filled the inner courtyard.
6The Lord said to the man in linen clothing, “Go between the cherubim and take some burning coals from between the wheels.” So the man went in and stood beside one of the wheels.
9I looked, and each of the four cherubim had a wheel beside him, and the wheels sparkled like beryl.
15Then the cherubim rose upward. These were the same living beings I had seen beside the Kebar River.
18Then the glory of the Lord moved out from the entrance of the Temple and hovered above the cherubim.
20These were the same living beings I had seen beneath the God of Israel when I was by the Kebar River. I knew they were cherubim,