4180 seraphim

4180 seraphim

An order of angels, mentioned only in one OT passage. Seraphim (the plural is also rendered seraphs) have a physical appearance and a moral and spiritual nature; they understand and use speech. Their functions include the worship of God and the communication of the assurance of forgiveness.

Their appearance

Isa 6:2 The covering of faces and feet expresses reverence, humility and awe before God.

Their functions

Worship of God Isa 6:3 pp Rev 4:8

Communication with the prophet Isa 6:6-7

See also

4114angels and praise
4150cherubim
6653forgiveness, divine
8625worship, acceptable attitudes

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