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Michael

Michael [N] [S]

who is like God?

  • The title given to one of the chief angels ( Daniel 10:13 Daniel 10:21 ; 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" ( Revelation 12:7-9 ).

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

  • 1 Chronicles 7:3 , a chief of the tribe of Issachar.

  • 1 Chronicles 8:16 , a Benjamite.

  • A chief Gadite in Bashan ( 1 Chronicles 5:13 ).

  • A Manassite, "a captain of thousands" who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ).

  • A Gershonite Levite ( 1 Chronicles 6:40 ).

  • The father of Omri ( 1 Chronicles 27:18 ).

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

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Michael". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .