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See also: Seraph
Back-formation of singular form plural seraphim, from Latin seraphim, from Hebrew שרפים (serafim), plural form of שרף (saraf). The plural "seraphims" occurs in the King James Bible (Isaiah chapter 6).
- (biblical) A six-winged angel; the highest choir or order of angels in Christian angelology, ranked above cherubim, and below God. They are the 5th highest order of angels in Jewish angelology. A detailed description can be found at the beginning of Isaiah chapter 6
highest order of angels