Michael

Michael (Mi´kay-uhl; Heb., “who is like God?”)

Patron angel of Israel, first mentioned by name in (Dan 10:13, Dan 10:21; Dan 10:12:1). In the NT he is mentioned in (Jude 1:9), where he contends with the devil for the body of Moses, and in (Rev 12:7), where he is at war with the dragon. The name is also used for a human name in (2Chr 21:2).

Dan 10:13

13But the prince of the kingdom of Persia opposed me twenty-one days. So Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, and I left him there with the princ ... View more

Dan 10:21

21But I am to tell you what is inscribed in the book of truth. There is no one with me who contends against these princes except Michael, your prince.

Dan 10:12:1

12He said to me, “Do not fear, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words ha ... View more

Jude 1:9

9But when the archangel Michael contended with the devil and disputed about the body of Moses, he did not dare to bring a condemnation of slander against him, b ... View more

Rev 12:7

Michael Defeats the Dragon
7And war broke out in heaven; Michael and his angels fought against the dragon. The dragon and his angels fought back,

2Chr 21:2

2He had brothers, the sons of Jehoshaphat: Azariah, Jehiel, Zechariah, Azariah, Michael, and Shephatiah; all these were the sons of King Jehoshaphat of Judah.

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