[ ser-uh-fim ]
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  1. a plural of seraph.

Origin of seraphim

before 900; Middle English; Old English seraphin<Late Latin (Vulgate) seraphim<Hebrew śərāphīm

Words Nearby seraphim Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use seraphim in a sentence

  • Hath not he also said, "He must, last of all, drink the blood of the infant from the crystal cup of the king and the seraphim?"

    A Modern Aladdin | Howard Pyle
  • One little pleasant sentence spoken in the morning will ring all day in a sensitive heart like the song of a seraphim.

  • Above the throne, or rather round it, like the courtiers surrounding the throne of an Eastern monarch, stand the seraphim.

  • He's almost up to where 'the cherubim and seraphim continually do sing.'

    The Cassowary | Stanley Waterloo
  • His ranks of the Cherubim are beside Him, and the armies of the seraphim are dreadful.

    Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster | F. Marion Crawford