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Those are Ophanim, the Thrones, who served as the most elite of the heavenly guards. Said to represent God's justice and authority. Their eyes always rotating in direction that we can't even comprehend, always detecting the presence of sin and evil to eliminate. As long as our hearts are pure, we will be safe... Oh, who am I kidding, we are all going to die.
Matt Wright.

The Thrones, also known as the Erelim, Ophanim, or Elders, are a class of celestial beings mentioned by Paul of Tarsus in Colossians 1:16 (New Testament) and related to the throne of God.

They are living symbols of God's justice and authority. They come the closest of all Angels to spiritual perfection and emanate the light of God with mirror-like goodness.

They, despite their greatness, are intensely humble, an attribute that allows them to dispense justice with perfect objectivity and without fear of pride or ambition.

Because they are living symbols of God's justice and authority, they are called Thrones and have as one of their symbols the throne. In contrast to their appearance, Ezekiel 1:15 describes Thrones as eye covered wheels, rather than humanoids.

Several Thrones sided with Lucifer during the war in Heaven, and were cast down to Hell to become Archdemons.

Known Thrones