The English word Lent is a shortened form of the Old English word lencten, meaning "spring season", as its Dutch language cognate lente (Old Dutch lentin) still does today. A dated term in German, Lenz (Old High German lenzo), is also related.
4 days ago · Readings & Reflections: Saturday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time & The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, November 21,2020 The Byzantine Liturgy proclaims, “Today is the prelude to God’s munificence, and the announcement of salvation: in the Temple of God the Virgin is seen openly, foretelling to all the coming of Christ….
4 days ago · And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul, but instead be afraid of the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.(Mat 10:28 LEB) The thief comes…
From Middle English cherub, cherube, cherubin, cherubine, cherubym, cherubyn, cherybin, gerubin, jerubin (“angel of the second highest order; depiction of such an angel”), from Old English cerubin, cerubim, ceruphin, cherubin, from Latin cherūbīn, cherūbīm, from Ancient Greek χερουβίν (kheroubín), χερουβείν (kheroubeín), χερουβίμ (kheroubím), from Hebrew כְּרוּבִים (k'ruvím); further etymology uncertain. The English and Middle English word cherub(e) is derived from Latin cherub (“cherub”) (t...
1. (Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: chĕrʹəb, IPA(key): /ˈtʃɛɹəb/ 2. Hyphenation: che‧rub
cherub (plural cherubs or cherubim or cherubims) 1. (biblical) A winged creature attending on God, described by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite (c. 5th–6th century) as the second highest order of angels, ranked above thrones and below seraphim; similar to a lamassu in the pre-exilic texts of the Hebrew Bible, more humanoid in later texts.quotations ▼ 1.1. , [William Tyndale, transl.], The Newe Testamēt[…] (Tyndale Bible), [Worms, Germany: Peter Schöffer], OCLC 762018299; republished as...
More recent than cherubijn. Borrowed from Latin cherub, from Ancient Greek χερούβ (kheroúb), ultimately from Biblical Hebrew כְּרוּב (k'rúv).
1. IPA(key): /ˈxeː.rʏp/ 2. Hyphenation: che‧rub
cherub m (plural cherubs, diminutive cherubje n) 1. cherub 1.1. (biblical, historical) lamassu-like angel 1.2. (biblical, religion) six-winged humanoidangel 1.3. (art) putto
From Ancient Greek χερούβ (kheroúb), ultimately from Hebrew כְּרוּב (kerúv).
1. (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkʰe.rub/, [ˈkʰɛ.rʊb] 2. (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈke.rub/, [ˈkɛː.rub]
cherub m (irregular, genitive cherub) 1. (indeclinable, Christianity) cherubquotations ▼ 1.1. 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Exodus 25:18 & 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Exodus 25:19 1.1.1. duos quoque cherubinaureos et productiles facies ex utraque parte oraculi 1.1.2. cherubunus sit in latere uno et alter in altero 1.2. (Can we date this quote?) Nova Vulgata, Exodus 25:18&19 1.2.1. Duos quoque cherubimaureos et productiles facies ex utraque parte propitiatorii, 1.2.2. cherub unus sit i...
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