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The [[Image:Seraph.gif|thumb|right|Byzantine sketch of a six-winged '''seraphim''' stand closer than all before God, as the [[prophetSeraphim angel.]] [[Isaiah]] sawImage:Seraphim and Cherubim -- Cathedral of Cefalù, saying: "And Sicily.jpg|thumb|right|Mosaic of the seraphim stood around Him, each having six wings" -winged many-eyed Seraphim and Cherubim Angels ([[Book ''Cathedral of Isaiah|IsaiahCefalù, Sicily, ca. 1150 A.D.'')]] The six-winged '''Seraphim''' are the angels closest to God (Isaiah 6:2). They are fire-like since they stand before who, due to their closeness to God: "For our God is a consuming , resemble fire" ([[Book of Hebrews|Heb]] 12:29); "His throne was a flame of fire" ([[Book of Daniel|Dan]] 7:9); "the appearance of the Lord was like a blazing fire" ([[Exodus|Ex]] 24:17; Psalms 103:4). Standing before such glory Due to this closeness to God, and their appearance, they were given the name 'seraphim are fire-like', as it said: "Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a which in Hebrew means 'flaming fire" (Ps 103:4)'. They are aflame with love for God and kindle others to such love, as is shown by their very name, for "seraphim" in the Hebrew language means ''flaming''.
==See also==
*[[AngelsSeraphim (disambiguation)]]
==SourcesReferences==*[http://www.sfaturiortodoxe.ro/orthodox/orthodox_advices_angels.htm The Holy Angels] ===Biblical Sources===*Isaiah 6:2 - "And the seraphim stood around Him, each having six wings"*Hebrews 12:29 - "For our God is a consuming fire"*Daniel 7:9 - "His throne was a flame of fire"*Exodus 24:17 - "the appearance of the Lord was like a blazing fire"*Psalms 103:4 - "Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire" {{Angels}} [[fr:Séraphins]][[ro:Serafim]]
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