CherubimFigures representing heavenly creatures, the exact form being unknown. Cherubim have been called to guard sacred places.The Lord placed cherubim to keep the way of the tree of life, Gen. 3:24 (Alma 12:21–29; 42:2–3; Moses 4:31).Symbolic representations of cherubim were placed on the mercy seat, Ex. 25:18, 22 (1 Kgs. 6:23–28; Heb. 9:5).Cherubim are mentioned in the visions of Ezekiel, Ezek. 10; 11:22.