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Webster Dictionary

  1. Cherubim

    of Cherub

  2. Cherubim(noun)

    the Hebrew plural of Cherub.. Cf. Seraphim

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cherubim

    an order of angelic beings conceived of as accompanying the manifestations of Jehovah, supporting His throne and protecting His glory, guarding it from profane intrusion; winged effigies of them overshadowed the Mercy Seat (q. v.).

  2. Cherubim

    a character in the "Mariage de Figaro"; also the 11th Hussars, from their trousers being of a cherry colour.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cherubim in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cherubim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pope Gregory The Great:

    There are nine orders of angels, to wit, angels, archangels, virtues, powers, principalities, dominations, thrones, cherubim, and seraphim.

  2. Barbara Mikulski:

    When we knew when his Holiness was going to be visiting Cuba, we called upon the Papal Nuncio (the Vatican’s official diplomatic representation in Washington). We asked if the good offices of the Pope would raise the issue. We put it in the hands of the Vatican, we kept it on the Vatican’s radar. They talk to higher powers than we do. I don’t know if it’s radar. Maybe Angels. Cherubim. Seraphim. They go for it.

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