Michael (the Archangel)

Michael, the Archangel, is the patron angel of Israel. In Daniel 10:13, it is Michael who assists another angel who had been sent to Daniel, to respond to Daniel's prayer. In Daniel 12:1-3, Michael's tasks include the destruction of sinners at The End of Days, he will also praise and glorify the righteous. In Jude 1:9, Michael contended with the Devil over Moses' body, and did not dare to bring a condemnation of slander against him, but said "The Lord rebuke you!" In Revelation 12:7-8, Michael is the angel who leads a battle against evil, which is characterized as a dragon. Michael prevails. The name Michael means "Who is like God?"

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