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Terabints , Teraphims ... ?!
« on: February 17, 2012, 03:29:35 PM »
What were the terabints,teraphims t ... something like that?Why is the Jewish angelic hierarchy made of 10 ranks?
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Re: Terabints , Teraphims ... ?!
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2012, 03:31:49 PM »
http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Judaism/2002/04/Angels-In-Jewish-Tradition.aspx

Found this article by Rabbi David Wolpe. He's the guy who appears in History Channel specials like Mysteries of the Bible sometimes.

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Re: Terabints , Teraphims ... ?!
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2012, 03:45:13 PM »
http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/Judaism/2002/04/Angels-In-Jewish-Tradition.aspx

Found this article by Rabbi David Wolpe. He's the guy who appears in History Channel specials like Mysteries of the Bible sometimes.

Thanks..Can you help me find the tera (ten sounded) angelic name... I think it was spoken of in reference to Israel, the Law , the Tabernacle and Moses.. Can`t find the term and it is so frustrating grrr...
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Re: Terabints , Teraphims ... ?!
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2012, 03:52:15 PM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teraphim

I'm not sure about the quality of Wikipedia, but at least it's something.

I wonder if the tera- prefix is a reference to the number of wings they had? Some angels are described in terms of numbers of eyes and wings...

Hope it helps.  :)