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List of angels in theology

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This is a list of angels in theology, including both specific angels (e.g. Gabriel) and types of angels (e.g. seraphim). Note that some overlap is to be expected with the list of theological demons entry, since various traditions have different classifications for the spirits they mention.

Name Religion Type Domain
Abaddon, also known in Greek as Apollyon Christianity, Judaism Destruction
Abathar Muzania Mandaeism The weighing of souls
Aglibol Ancient Canaanite religion Angel of the god Baal Hadad "Calf of Baal"; the Moon
Anael, see Haniel Judaism Joy and Pleasure
Arariel Jewish mythology Waters of the Earth
Archangel (type) Christianity, Islam, Judaism (type)
Ariel (angel) Christianity, Judaism Personification of Israel[citation needed]
Artiya'il Islam Removes human grief
Azazel Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Yazdânism Archangel, fallen angel teacher (for humans: of evil arts), leader of a group of angels, rebellion against God
Azrael Islam, Judaism Archangel Death/Retribution
Barachiel Christianity Archangel, chief of the guardian angels Lightning; Blessings/Guardian Angels
Baraqiel Jewish mythology Archangel
Bene Elohim (type) Christianity, Judaism "Sons of God" (type)
Camael, a.k.a. Kemuel or Kamael or Khamael Christianity, Judaism Archangel, leader of the Powers, one of the Dominions Strength, Courage and War
Cassiel Christianity, Islam, Judaism Archangel Solitude and Tears
Cherub/Cherubim (type) Christianity, Judaism, Islam (type)
Cherubiel/Kerubiel Christianity, Judaism, Islam cherub
Daniel Christianity, Judaism Watcher
Dadrail Islam,[1] Yazdânism Archangel (in Yazdanism)
Dominions a.k.a. Kyriotetes (type) Christianity, Judaism (type)
Dumah Islam, Judaism Silence, vindication and the stillness of death, tormenting the wicked after death
Eleleth Sethianism
Eremiel/Jerahmeel Christianity, Judaism Watches/Guides the holy deceased in the afterlife
Gabriel, also known in Arabic texts as Jibra'il Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Mormonism, Yazdânism Archangel, one of the cherubim Messengers, military (in Islam), destruction (in Judaism and Islam)
Gadreel Christianity, Judaism
Grigori a.k.a. Watchers (type) Christianity, Judaism (type)
Hadraniel Judaism, Gnosticism Second Heavenly Gate
Hahasiah Christianity, Judaism Principality
Hanibal Ancient Mesopotamian religion Angel of the god Baal Hadad "Grace of Baal" or "Baal is Gracious"
Haniel Christianity, Judaism Archangel, leader of the Principalities along with Archangel Netzach The Sephirah Netzach
Harut Islam Fallen angel Sorcery
Hashmal[2] Christianity, Judaism Dominions
Hamalat al-Arsh Islam
Hesediel see also Zadkiel Christianity, Judaism Freedom, benevolence and mercy
Hofniel Judaism Archangel
Iblis Islam ruler of lower heavens, teacher of angels, leading angels into battle (prior fall); commanding demons, tempter (after fall)
Imamiah Christianity, Judaism Principality
Ishim (type) Judaism, Islam (type)
Israfil, also spelled Israfel, often considered same as Raphael Islam Archangel Music
Jegudiel Christianity Archangel Responsibility and merciful love
Jehoel[3] Christianity, Judaism Seraph/Seraphim Fire
Jequn[4] Christianity, Islam, Judaism
Jerahmeel Christianity, Judaism Archangel
Jophiel Christianity, Judaism Archangel Wisdom, Understanding, and Judgement
Kalka'il Islam Fifth heaven
Kepharel Jewish mythology Archangel
Kerubiel Judaism
Kiraman Katibin Islam Recorders of human thoughts, acts and feelings
Kushiel Christianity, Judaism Punishment
Lamassu (type) Ancient Mesopotamian religion (type, thought to be equivalent to Hebrew Cherubim) protection, constellations, female deities
Lailah Judaism Night, conception
Lucifer, also known in Hebrew as Helel Christianity Archangel or seraph or cherub, fallen angel Bringer of Light, rebellion against God
Maalik Islam the Hellfire
Malakbel Ancient Canaanite religion Angel of the god Baal Hadad "Messenger/Angel of Baal"; the Sun
Marut Islam Fallen angel Sorcery
Mebahiah Christianity, Judaism Principality
Melek Taus Yazdânism Archangel (Title)
Metatron[5] Judaism, Islam Archangel, one of the seraph The Celestial Scribe
Michael, also known in Arabic texts as Mikail Christianity, Judaism, Mormonism, Islam, Yazdânism Archangel, one of the seraph[6] The Military, Angel of Mercy (in Islam), General in God’s army. Angel of Death. (in Catholicism)
Moroni Mormonism The Golden Plates
Mu’aqqibat (type) Islam (type)
Munkar Islam The Faith of the Dead
Muriel Christianity Dominions[7] June and Cancer in astrology
Nakir Islam The Faith of the Dead
Nanael Christianity, Judaism Principality
Netzach Christianity, Judaism Leader of the Principalities along with Archangel Haniel Eternity
Nithael Christianity, Judaism Principality
Nuriel Jewish mythology Hailstorms
Ophaniel (Ofaniel, etc.) Christianity, Judaism Cherubim; sometimes listed as one of the Thrones
Pahaliah Christianity Thrones Virtuosity
Penemue Christianity, Judaism
Phanuel Christianity, Judaism Archangel Repentance and hope
Powers (type) Christianity, Judaism (type)
Poyel Christianity, Judaism Principality
Pravuil Jewish mythology Archangel God's scribe and record-keeper
Principalities (type) Christianity, Judaism (type)
Puriel Judaism Examines the souls of those brought to heaven
Qaphsiel Christianity, Judaism Angel of tears, temperance. Presides over the deaths of kings.
Radueriel Jewish mythology Can create lesser angels with a mere utterance
Raguel, also known in Arabic texts as Azrael Christianity, Judaism, Islam Archangel Angel of Justice
Raphael, also known in Arabic texts as Israfel Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Mormonism, Yazdânism Archangel, leader of the Virtues, one of the cherubim in the Christian tradition, Raphael performs all manners of healing
Raziel Judaism Archangel Keeper of Secrets
Remiel Christianity, Judaism Archangel
Rikbiel Christianity, Judaism Cherubim
Sachiel Christianity, Judaism Archangel, Cherub Wealth and Charity
Sahaquiel Jewish mythology Archangel Guardian of the fourth heaven
Sabriel Jewish mythology Archangel Miracles
Samael Christianity, Judaism Archangel Death and fetching souls
Samyaza Judaism, Manichaeism Watcher
Sandalphon Christianity, Islam, Judaism Archangel protector of unborn children (some sources: "twin brother" of Metatron)
Sarathiel Christianity Archangel Discipline and Penance
Sariel Christianity, Judaism, Islam Archangel
Schemhampharae Christianity, Judaism A list of 72 angels of the 9 choir orders, with esoteric meaning related to the names of God
Selaphiel Christianity Archangel Patron saint of prayer and worship
Seraph/Seraphim (type) Christianity, Judaism (type)
Seraphiel[8] Christianity, Judaism seraph Protector of Metatron, highest ranking saraphim
Shamnail Yazdânism Archangel
Shamsiel Christianity, Judaism
Sidriel Jewish mythology Archangel
Song-Uttering Choirs (type) Judaism (type)
Temeluchus Christianity, Judaism
Tennin Japanese Buddhism
Thrones (type) Christianity, Judaism (type)
Turail Yazdânism Archangel
Uriel Christianity, Judaism Archangel, one of the seraphim[9] "El/God is my light"; patron of the Arts
Uziel Judaism Archangel
Vasiariah[10] Christianity, Judaism Dominions
Vehuel Christianity, Judaism Principality
Virtues (type) Christianity, Judaism (type)
Wormwood Christianity war
Yarhibol Ancient Canaanite religion Angel of the god Baal Hadad Springs
Zachariel[11] Christianity Archangel
Zadkiel a.k.a. Tzadkiel[11] Christianity, Judaism Archangel, leader of the Dominions "Righteousness of God"; archangel of freedom, benevolence, mercy, and the Patron Angel of all who forgive
Zaphkiel a.k.a. Tzaphkiel, Tzaphqiel Christianity, Judaism Archangel, leader of the Thrones name means "God's knowledge"
Zephaniel Judaism Archangel
Zephon Jewish mythology
Zophiel Christianity, Judaism Cherubim

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Angels B, C, D, E (#D)".
  2. ^ "AngelsmenuFtoK (#H)".
  3. ^ "Angels F, G, H, I, J (Jehoel)".
  4. ^ Cassels, Walter Richard (1874). Supernatural Religion: An Inquiry into the Reality of Divine Revelation. p. 103.
  5. ^ "Angels K, L, M, N, O (Metatron)".
  6. ^ "Angels K, L, M, N, O (Michael)".
  7. ^ "AngelsmenuLtoR (#M)".
  8. ^ "Angels S, T, U (Seraphiel)".
  9. ^ Van de Passe I, Crispijn. "The Seraphim – Archangel Uriel". Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  10. ^ "AngelsmenuStoZ (#V)".
  11. ^ a b "AngelsmenuStoZ (#Z)".