[ ter-uh-fim ]

plural noun,singular ter·aph [ter-uhf]. /ˈtɛr əf/.
  1. idols or images reverenced by the ancient Hebrews and kindred peoples, apparently as household gods.

Origin of teraphim

1350–1400; <Hebrew tərāphīm; replacing Middle English theraphym<Late Latin theraphim (Vulgate) <Greek theraphín (Septuagint) <Hebrew, as above

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