|Status||Leader of the Archangels|
|Affiliation:|| Heaven |
Michael, the Archangel, is the patron angel of Israel. In Daniel 10:13, it is Michael who assists another angel who had been sent to Daniel, to respond to Daniel's prayer. In Daniel 12:1–3, Michael's tasks include the destruction of sinners at the end of days, he will also praise and glorify the righteous. In Jude 1:9, Michael contended with the Devil over Moses' body, and did not dare to bring a condemnation of slander against him, but said "The Lord rebuke you!" In Revelation 12:7–8, Michael is the angel who leads a battle against evil, which is characterized as a dragon. Michael prevails. The name Michael means "Who is like God?"