🔼The name Saraph in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Saraph
The name Saraph is identical to the noun שרף (sarap), meaning either viper or Seraph, from the verb שרף (sarap), meaning to burn:
For a meaning of the name Saraph, NOBSE Study Bible Name List goes with the core meaning of the root and reads Burning. Alfred Jones (Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names) recognizes that our name is the same as the word meaning viper, and proposes Serpent. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't interpret our name but does confirm that it is identical to the noun שרף (sarap).