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Seraph vs. Archangel

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Main Difference

The main difference between Seraph and Archangel is that the Seraph is a type of angel in Judaism and Christianity and Archangel is a angel of high rank

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Wikipedia
  • Seraph (noun)

    A six-winged angel; the highest choir or order of angels in Christian angelology, ranked above cherubim, and below God. They are the 5th highest order of angels in Jewish angelology. A detailed description can be found at the beginning of [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Bible_%28World_English%29/Isaiah#Chapter_6 Isaiah chapter 6]

  • Archangel (noun)

    A powerful angel that leads many other angels, but is still loyal to a deity. (Judeo-Christian examples: Gabriel, Michael, Raphael, Uriel).

  • Archangel (noun)

    In Christian angelology, an archangel is an angel from the third level or choir of angels, ranked above virtues and below powers.

Wiktionary
  • Seraph (noun)

    One of an order of celestial beings, each having three pairs of wings. In ecclesiastical art and in poetry, a seraph is represented as one of a class of angels.

  • Archangel (noun)

    A chief angel; one high in the celestial hierarchy.

  • Archangel (noun)

    A term applied to several different species of plants (Angelica archangelica, Lamium album, etc.).

Webster Dictionary
  • Seraph (noun)

    an angel of the first order; usually portrayed as the winged head of a child

  • Archangel (noun)

    an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy

  • Archangel (noun)

    a biennial cultivated herb; its stems are candied and eaten and its roots are used medicinally

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