Defining the term – a word signifying, both in the Hebrew and Greek, a “messenger,” and hence employed to denote any agent God sends forth to execute his purposes. It is used of an ordinary messenger ( Job 1:14 : 1 Samuel 11:3 ; Luke 7:24 ; 9:52 ), of prophets ( Isaiah 42:19 ; Haggai 1:13 ), of priests ( Malachi 2:7 ), and ministers of the New Testament (Revelation 1:20 ). [read more] [1]

Angelology – In the study of the Doctrine of Angels we shall divide the subjects into three divisions, namely; Good Angels, Fallen Angels and Demons. [Full Article]

Hebrew definition: [2]

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Greek Definition [Click on image for larger view] [3]

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Angels (Dictionary Definition)

  1. A typically benevolent celestial being that acts as an intermediary between heaven and earth, especially in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Zoroastrianism.
  2. A representation of such a being, especially in Christianity, conventionally in the image of a human figure with a halo and wings.
  3. angels Christianity The last of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. From the highest to the lowest in rank, the orders are: seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels, and angels.
  4. A guardian spirit or guiding influence.
  5. a. A kind and lovable person.
    b. One who manifests goodness, purity, and selflessness.
  6. A financial backer of an enterprise, especially a dramatic production or a political campaign.[4]


1.) Angels: “Ministering Spirits”
2.) Angelology: Angels
3.) Survey of Bible Doctrine: Angels, Satan, Demons
4.) Higher Than the Angels (Hebrews 1:4-14)
5.) The “Angel of the Lord”
6.) What is Angelology?
7.) The truth about angelic beings – What does the Bible really teach about angels?
8.) Origin and Background of the Angels and Demons


  1. Easton, Matthew George. “Entry for Angel”. “Easton’s Bible Dictionary”.
  2. Strong’s Hebrew
  3. Strong’s Greek
  4. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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