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Michael

Meaning: Who is like God?

This is the name of a great angel of God and nine biblical men:

  1. The title given to one of the chief angels (Dan. 10:13, 21; 12:1). He had special charge of Israel as a nation. He disputed with Satan (Jude 1:9) about the body of Moses.

    He is also represented as warning against “that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world” (Rev. 12:7-9).

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  2. The father of Sethur, the spy selected to represent Asher (Num. 13:13).

  3. A chief of the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:3).

  4. A Benjamite man (1 Chr. 8:16).

  5. A chief Gadite man in Bashan (1 Chr. 5:13).

  6. A Manassite, “a captain of thousands” who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20).

  7. A Gershonite Levite (1 Chr. 6:40).

  8. The father of Omri (1 Chr. 27:18).

  9. One of the sons of king Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 21:2,4). He was murdered by his brother Jehoram.