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seraphim

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin seraphim, from Hebrew שְׂרָפִים (s'rafím), plural of שָׂרָף (saráf) of which the meaning is uncertain; perhaps related to the root שרף "to burn".

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NounEdit

seraphim

  1. plural form of seraph

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EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew שְׂרָפִים (s'rafím), plural of שָׂרָף (saráf) of which the meaning is uncertain; perhaps related to the root שרף "to burn".

NounEdit

seraphīm pl (indeclinable)

  1. The seraphim, a choir of angels.
    • Nova Vulgata, Isaiah 6:2&6
      Seraphim stabant iuxta eum; sex alae uni et sex alae alteri: duabus velabat faciem suam et duabus velabat pedes suos et duabus volabat.
      Et volavit ad me unus de seraphim, et in manu eius calculus, quem forcipe tulerat de altari,