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'''S<small>ERAPHIM</small>''' is the name of divine beings mentioned in the [[ISAIAH|I<small>SAIAH</small>]] section of the Book of Mormon but is not mentioned as a separate [[Personal Name|PN]] or [[Geographical Name|GN]] in the Book of Mormon.<ref>[[Ludwig Koehler|Ludwig Köhler]] and [[Walter Baumgartner|Walter Baumgartner]], eds. ''The Hebrew & Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament.'' (Leiden: Brill, 1995), BRILL:CD-ROM, ed., under שרף, no. 4.</ref> Cf. [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] '''S<small>ERAPHIM</small>''' "beings present in the heavenly court of Yahweh; each has a face, hands and can speak."<ref>In the editions of the Book of Mormon to 1920 the word "'''S<small>ERAPHIM</small>'''" is given as "[[Seraphim / seraphims Variants|S<small>ERAPHIMS</small>]]."</ref>
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'''S<small>ERAPHIM</small>''' is the name of divine beings mentioned in the [[ISAIAH|I<small>SAIAH</small>]] section of the Book of Mormon but is not mentioned as a separate [[Personal Name|PN]] or [[Geographical Name|GN]] in the Book of Mormon.<ref>[[Ludwig Koehler|Ludwig Köhler]] and [[Walter Baumgartner|Walter Baumgartner]], eds. [[Koehler, Ludwig, and Walter Baumgartner, The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament. 5 vols. revised by W. Baumgartner and Johann J. Stamm. Leiden: Brill, 1994. trans. of 5-volume 3rd German edition.|''The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament'']], BRILL:CD-ROM, ed., under שרף, no. 4.</ref> Cf. [[HEBREW|H<small>EBREW</small>]] '''S<small>ERAPHIM</small>''' "beings present in the heavenly court of Yahweh; each has a face, hands and can speak."<ref>In the editions of the Book of Mormon to 1920 the word "'''S<small>ERAPHIM</small>'''" is given as "[[Seraphim / seraphims Variants|S<small>ERAPHIMS</small>]]."</ref>
  
 
See also [[Seraphim / seraphims Variants]]
 
See also [[Seraphim / seraphims Variants]]

Revision as of 19:39, 22 January 2015

Biblical noun 1. Heavenly beings mentioned in ancient ISRAELITE literature (2 Nephi 16:2, 6 = Isaiah 6:2, 6)

Etymology

SERAPHIM is the name of divine beings mentioned in the ISAIAH section of the Book of Mormon but is not mentioned as a separate PN or GN in the Book of Mormon.[1] Cf. HEBREW SERAPHIM "beings present in the heavenly court of Yahweh; each has a face, hands and can speak."[2]

See also Seraphim / seraphims Variants

Variants

Seraphims, seraphims

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐝𐐇𐐡𐐈𐐙𐐆𐐣𐐞 (sɛræfɪmz)

Notes


  1. Ludwig Köhler and Walter Baumgartner, eds. The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, BRILL:CD-ROM, ed., under שרף, no. 4.
  2. In the editions of the Book of Mormon to 1920 the word "SERAPHIM" is given as "SERAPHIMS."