plural noun, singular ter·aph [ter-uh f] /ˈtɛr əf/.
Origin of teraphim
Examples from the Web for teraphim
Mr. Tyndale conjectures that the “Teraphim” of Scripture were of the same class.Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia|Thomas Forester
The more childish forms of ancient superstition, such as the use of ephods and teraphim, had fallen into desuetude.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings|F. W. Farrar
The home of the average Israelite had its teraphim and other domestic divinities.The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible|R. Heber Newton
The teraphim was an idol about the size of a man: how did Michal use it to deceive Saul's messengers?Heroes of Israel|Theodore Gerald Soares
Are we going back to the days of the Judges, when wealthy Micah set up his private ephod, teraphim, and Levite?Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions|Thomas H. Huxley