In Reply to: delinquent angel left behind by the general evacuation posted by Kashima on November 22, 2008 at 13:09:
: I am watching a SF TV-movie in which a priest complains about the declining influence of church, because humans (in the year 2271), after going out to the space, couldn't find any angels in heaven, nor fire eternal, nor a "delinquent seraphim left behind by the general evacuation".
: Does anyone know the origin of "delinquent seraphim left behind by the general evacuation"? I checked the
: Old Testement, Isaiah 6-2 and found the word "seraphim",but there is no discription about the seraphim becoming deliquent or evacuating from somewhere. (I think "fire eternal" means "hell", so "delinquent seraphim" might have something to do with fallen angel?)
: In what part of the bible can I find the origin of this phrase or these words?
You can't find it in the Bible, because this sentence will have been written for the movie. The priest is saying that heaven was found to be empty; no angels. Logically, for heaven to be empty of angels we presume there must have been a general evacuation; and he says that not a single seraph was delinquent enough to disobey the order to evacuate and stay behind instead. (VSD)