Cherubim | Definition of Cherubim at Dictionary.com
a member of the second order of angels, often represented as a beautiful rosy-cheeked child with wings. a beautiful or innocent person, especially a child. a person, especially a child, with a sweet, chubby, innocent face.
What are Cherubim? Bible Meaning and Definition
CHERUBIM (1) cher'-u-bim, cher'-oo-bim (kerubhim, plural of cherub, kerubh): Through the influence of the Septuagint, "cherubim" was used in the earlier English versions, also as a singular, hence, the plural was made to sound "cherubims." The etymology of the word cannot be ascertained.
Cherub - Wikipedia
In Islam, the cherubim are the angels closest to God. Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall noted Rūḥ as one of the most noble among the cherubim. Others are the Bearers of the Throne or the archangels. In Ismailism, there are seven cherubim, comparable to the Seven Archangels.
What are cherubim? Are cherubs angels? | GotQuestions.org
Question: "What are cherubim? Are cherubs angels?" Answer: Cherubim/cherubs are angelic beings involved in the worship and praise of God. The cherubim are first mentioned in the Bible in Genesis 3:24, “After He drove the man out, He placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.”
Cherubim - definition of Cherubim by The Free Dictionary
cherubim Christianity The second of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. 2.
Cherubim | My Jewish Learning
Cherubim are the winged creatures mentioned frequently in the Bible (in Hebrew keruvim). The etymology of the word is uncertain. In a Midrashic source the folk etymology is given according to which the singular form keruv means ke-ravya, “like a young child,” hence the depiction in art and literature of the cherubim as baby angels.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Cherubim - NEW ADVENT
The word cherub (cherubim is the Hebrew masculine plural) is a word borrowed from the Assyrian kirubu, from karâbu, "to be near", hence it means near ones, familiars, personal servants, bodyguards, courtiers. It was commonly used of those heavenly spirits, who closely surrounded the Majesty of God and paid Him intimate service.
Seraphim, Cherubim & The Four Living Creatures ...
Seraphim, Cherubim & The Four Living Creatures. Three types of amazing 'heavenly beings' are described in the Bible. They don't sound like anything that we'd normally think of as 'angels'!