WHO IS MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL IN THE BIBLE?
By Elena & Enrico B. / August 9, 2014
Who is Michael the Archangel?
Is he really Jesus Christ?
Is he just another angelic being?
Where in the Bible is he listed?
The Meaning of the name "Michael" and its Related Bible Texts
In Hebrew, Mika'el literally means "He who is like God" or sometimes posed as a question “who is like God?” The name “Michael” appears in the following biblical passages:
1 Chronicles 5:13-14
1 Chronicles 6:40 1 Chronicles 7:3
1 Chronicles 8:161 Chronicles 12:20
1 Chronicles 27:182 2 Chronicles 21:2
Ezra 8:8Daniel 10:13
Michael, The Archangel
The name “Michael” as a heavenly being appears in the Bible only in the apocalyptic passages:
The chief Characteristics of Michael, the heavenly being:
- He is a chief of angels (Daniel 10:13; Daniel 10:21; Daniel 12:1)
- He had special charge of Israel as a nation (Daniel 12:1)
- He is called an Archangel who disputed with Satan about the body of Moses (Jude 1:9)
- He also protected the
heavenly kingdom from “that old serpent, called the Devil and Satan, which
deceiveth the whole world” (Revelation 12:7-9)
Is Michael Really Jesus Christ?
Unless otherwise stated, KJV is used for Bible texts.