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Seraphim

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Seraphim. (burning, glowing). An order of celestial beings, whom Isaiah beheld in vision, standing above Jehovah, as he sat upon his throne. Isaiah 6:2. They are described as having, each of them, three pairs of wings, with one of which. They covered their faces. (a token of humility); with the second. They covered their feet. (a token of respect); while. With the third. They flew. They seem to have borne a general resemblance to the human figure. Isaiah 6:6. Their occupation was two fold; to celebrate the praises of Jehovah's holiness and power, Isaiah 6:3, and to act as the medium of communication between heaven and earth. Isaiah 6:6.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Seraphim'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/s/seraphim.html. 1901.

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