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Seraph vs. Archangel

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Seraphnoun

(biblical) 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]

Archangelnoun

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

Seraphnoun

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.

‘As full, as perfect, in vile man that mourns,As the rapt seraph that adores and burns.’;

Archangelnoun

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

Seraphnoun

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

Archangelnoun

A chief angel; one high in the celestial hierarchy.

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Seraph

A seraph (, plural seraphim ) is a type of celestial or heavenly being originating in Ancient Judaism. The term plays a role in subsequent Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.Tradition places seraphim in the highest rank in Christian angelology and in the fifth rank of ten in the Jewish angelic hierarchy.

‘the burning one’;

Archangelnoun

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

Archangelnoun

an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy

Archangelnoun

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

Archangel

An archangel is an angel of high rank. The word archangel itself is usually associated with the Abrahamic religions, but beings that are very similar to archangels are found in a number of religious traditions.

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