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Is Michael a biblical name?

Submitted: 5/21/2007
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Question: Is Michael a biblical name? Was he an angel? Where does it speak of him in the Bible?

Answer: The name Michael is a Hebrew word meaning 'Who is like God?' The Bible speaks of an archangel named Michael who seems to be a powerful warrior angel. He is mentioned in Daniel 10:13-21, Daniel 12:1, Jude 9, and Revelation 12:7.