Cherubim
Cherubim Cher"u*bim, n. The Hebrew plural of {Cherub}.. Cf. {Seraphim}. [1913 Webster]

Note: Cherubims, in the King James version of the bible, is an incorrect form, made by adding the English plural termination to the Hebrew plural cherubim instead of to the singular cherub. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cherubim — • Angelic beings or symbolic representations thereof, mentioned frequently in the Old Testament and once in the New Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cherubim     Cherubim …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Cherubim — ist die Mehrzahl von Cherub und der Name von Reinhard Cherubim (1906–1980), deutscher Schachspieler Siehe auch: Cherubini Cherub (Begriffsklärung) Diese S …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cherubim — Winged creatures (‘cherubim’ is the Hebrew plural of ‘cherub’) which were frequently represented in the art of ancient Assyria. Two may be seen in the British Museum in London. They are not human and are very different from the domesticated, if… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Cherubim — Cherub Cher ub, n.; pl. {Cherubs}; but the Hebrew plural {Cherubim}is also used. [Heb. ker[=u]b.] 1. A mysterious composite being, the winged footstool and chariot of the Almighty, described in Ezekiel i. and x. [1913 Webster] I knew that they… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cherubim — Order of winged angels attending God and next below the *sera phim, who were the highest order. The word is the plural of the Hebrew cherub …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cherubim — auf den Engelnamen zurückgehende Familiennamen …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • CHERUBIM —    1) an order of angelic beings conceived of as accompanying the manifestations of Jehovah, supporting His throne and protecting His glory, guarding it from profane intrusion; winged effigies of them overshadowed the MERCY SEAT (q.v.).    2) a… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • cherubim — cher·ub || tʃerÉ™b n. angel; beautiful and innocent child …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cherubim — cher·u·bim …   English syllables

  • cherubim —  Херувим …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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