noun (plural sephiroth /-ˈfi(ə)rˌōt/ /-ˌōs/)
(In cabalism) each of the ten attributes or emanations surrounding the Infinite and by means of which it relates to the finite. They are represented as spheres on the Tree of Life.
- This double triangle-Seal of Solomon, star of David-corresponded to the middle sephiroth of the Kaballah tree, the sephiroth which joins heaven and earth-top and bottom of the tree-to its male and female left and right.
- This idea of separation or exile from divinity mirrors very closely the use of the Abyss on the modern Tree to divide the sephiroth representing a human being from the sephiroth representing God.
- The Kabbalah speaks of visions of the sephiroth.
From Hebrew sĕp̱īrāh.
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