Character Study on Michael

Character Study on Michael

Numbers 13: Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of Michael.
1 Chronicles 5: And their brethren of the house of their fathers were, Michael, and Meshullam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jachan, and Zia, and Heber, seven.
1 Chronicles 5: These are the children of Abihail the son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jeshishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz;
1 Chronicles 6: The son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchiah,
1 Chronicles 7: And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, five: all of them chief men.
1 Chronicles 8: And Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, the sons of Beriah;
1 Chronicles 12: As he went to Ziklag, there fell to him of Manasseh, Adnah, and Jozabad, and Jediael, and Michael, and Jozabad, and Elihu, and Zilthai, captains of the thousands that were of Manasseh.
1 Chronicles 27: Of Judah, Elihu, one of the brethren of David: of Issachar, Omri the son of Michael:
2 Chronicles 21: And he had brethren the sons of Jehoshaphat, Azariah, and Jehiel, and Zechariah, and Azariah, and Michael, and Shephatiah: all these were the sons of Jehoshaphat king of Israel.
Ezra 8: And of the sons of Shephatiah; Zebadiah the son of Michael, and with him fourscore males.
Daniel 10: But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia.
Daniel 10: But I will shew thee that which is noted in the scripture of truth: and there is none that holdeth with me in these things, but Michael your prince.
Daniel 12: And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
Jude 1: Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.
Revelation 12: And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

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1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Michael, Saint
(Herew: who is like God?)

Archangel, one of the three angels mentioned by name in Holy Scripture (Daniel 10,12; Jude; Apocalypse 12). In this last text, the sin of the bad angels is pictured as an uprising against God, in which the faithful angels, with Michael at their head, defeated Lucifer and his host, and cast them out of heaven. Because of this victory, Michael is revered in Catholic tradition and liturgy as champion and protector of the Church. Although he is always referred to as "the Archangel," the Greek Fathers and many theologians place him over all the angels, making him the prince of the Seraphim. He became the patron of the sick and at Chairotopa, Colossae, Pythia, and elsewhere in Asia medicinal springs were dedicated to him. In Constantinople, Egypt, Rome, France, and Germany his cult was equally popular. Patron of France, Germany, of the sick, of knights, grocers, and mariners. Emblems: scales, banner, sword, and a dragon. Feast, Roman Calendar, September 29,; additional feast, May 8, the Apparition of Michael, which took place on Monte Gargano in southeastern part of Italy.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Michael the Archangel
(Herew: who is like God?)

Archangel, one of the three angels mentioned by name in Holy Scripture (Daniel 10,12; Jude; Apocalypse 12). In this last text, the sin of the bad angels is pictured as an uprising against God, in which the faithful angels, with Michael at their head, defeated Lucifer and his host, and cast them out of heaven. Because of this victory, Michael is revered in Catholic tradition and liturgy as champion and protector of the Church. Although he is always referred to as "the Archangel," the Greek Fathers and many theologians place him over all the angels, making him the prince of the Seraphim. He became the patron of the sick and at Chairotopa, Colossae, Pythia, and elsewhere in Asia medicinal springs were dedicated to him. In Constantinople, Egypt, Rome, France, and Germany his cult was equally popular. Patron of France, Germany, of the sick, of knights, grocers, and mariners. Emblems: scales, banner, sword, and a dragon. Feast, Roman Calendar, September 29,; additional feast, May 8, the Apparition of Michael, which took place on Monte Gargano in southeastern part of Italy.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Foreign Mission Brothers of Saint Michael
An auxiliary branch of the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America at Maryknoll. The Brothers devote themselves to mission work without pursuing higher studies or entering the priesthood. Brothers in the United States, China, Korea, Hawaii, and Rome.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Quin, Michael Joseph
Journalist and writer. Born in 1796 in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland; died in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France in 1843. He contributed to the Morning Herald and the Morning Chronicle, edited the Monthly Review from 1825 to 1832, the Catholic Journal, and the Tablet, and in 1836 he founded and edited the Dublin Review. His works include A Steam Voyage down the Danube and Steam Voyages on the Seine, and Moselle, and the Rhine.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Michael Quin
Journalist and writer. Born in 1796 in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland; died in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France in 1843. He contributed to the Morning Herald and the Morning Chronicle, edited the Monthly Review from 1825 to 1832, the Catholic Journal, and the Tablet, and in 1836 he founded and edited the Dublin Review. His works include A Steam Voyage down the Danube and Steam Voyages on the Seine, and Moselle, and the Rhine.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Michael o'Loghlen, Sir
Lawyer, born Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, 1789; died London, England, 1846. He rose rapidly at the Irish Bar through the brilliancy of his pleading, and is particularly noted as having been the first Catholic solicitor-general, 1834, and judge, 1836, for Ireland, in about 150 years. He died while master of the rolls after effecting many valuable legal reforms.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Michael Faraday
Sandemanian physicist. Born on September 22, 1791 at Newington Butts, England; died on August 25, 1867 at Hampton Court. Preeminent in the science of electricity due to his important experiments and discoveries. The farad, the electromagnetic unit of electric capacity, was named in his honor.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Michael Servetus
Theologian, anti-trinitarian, humanist, and physician. Born September 29, 1511 at Tudela, Navarre, Spain; burned at the stake on October 27, 1553 at Geneva, Switzerland. He studied in Toulouse, traveled in Germany, and in 1531 published his treatise De Trinitatis Erroribus, a strong Unitarian work which caused a disturbance among the more orthodox reformers, who denounced him as "a wicked and cursed Spaniard." He disputed with Calvin at Paris in 1534, studied medicine, and discovered the lesser circulation of the blood. When his Christianismi Restitutio appeared, he was imprisoned and burnt in effigy in Vienne. He arrived at Geneva on August 13, 1553, when Calvin drew up 40 charges against him, as he felt that the stigma of heresy would cling to all Protestants if Servetus were not put to death.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Michael
Who is like God?
The title given to one of the chief angels (Daniel 10:13,21 ; 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 21:2,4 ). He was murdered by his brother Jehoram.


Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Michael
("who is like unto God?")

1. Numbers 13:13.

2. 1 Chronicles 5:13.

3. 1 Chronicles 5:14.

4. 1 Chronicles 6:40.

5. 1 Chronicles 7:3.

6. 1 Chronicles 8:16.

7. 1 Chronicles 12:20.

8. 1 Chronicles 27:18.

9. 2 Chronicles 21:2-4.

10. Ezra 8:8. The ARCHANGEL (Daniel 10:13; Daniel 10:21; Daniel 12:1; 2 Peter 2:11; Revelation 12:7). On the meaning compare Exodus 15:11; Psalms 89:6-8. Contrast "who is like unto the beast?" (Revelation 13:4.) Some think that Michael is the Son of God. Certainly the Angel of Jehovah, or Jehovah the Second Person, in pleading for Joshua the high priest representing the Jewish church, uses the same rebuke to Satan as Michael does in Judges 1:9; Zechariah 3:1-5. Michael will usher in the coming resurrection by standing up for God's people, as their unique champion (Daniel 12:1-2; Daniel 10:21), "your prince."

"Michael when contending with the devil about the body of Moses (which Jehovah buried, but which was probably translated shortly afterward, for 'no man knoweth of his sepulchre'; hence, he appeared in a body, as did Elijah, at the transfiguration; Satan, the accuser of the brethren, probably opposed his translation on the ground of his sins, but Michael contended with him and prevailed) durst not (from reverence to Satan's former dignity, Daniel 10:8) bring against him a railing accusation, but said The Lord rebuke thee." This language suits an archangel rather than the divine Son. But the connection of Michael with the Son of God in name and some functions is intimate. The angel in Daniel 10:13 says that Michael (apparently distinct from the divine Son described Daniel 10:5-6; Revelation 1:13-15) as patron of Israel before God "helped" him, while "he was detained with the (angel of the) kings of Persia."

Gesenius translates notartiy "I gained the ascendancy," namely, against the adverse angel of Persia, so as to influence the Persian kings to permit the Jews' return to Jerusalem. Daniel 10:21, "none holdeth with me in these things, but Michael your prince," means that Michael alone, with the angelic speaker, had the office of protecting Israel, the world powers were all against Israel. In the captivity, during the withholding of God's regular manifestations to Israel, those visions of angels come precisely when most needed. When the world powers seemed to have overwhelmed the kingdom of God so utterly, Israel needed to have her faith in God's promises of restoration reinvigorated by a glimpse into the background of history in the world of spirits, and to see there the mighty angelic champions who are on her side under the Son of God (2 Kings 6:17).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Michael
(mi' kihl) Personal name meaning, “Who is like God?”. 1. Father of one of the twelve Israelite spies (Numbers 13:13 ). 2-3 .Two Gadites (1 Chronicles 5:13-14 ). 4 . Ancestor of Asaph (1 Chronicles 6:40 ). 5 . Leader of the tribe of Issachar (1 Chronicles 7:3 ) perhaps identical to the father of Omri (1 Chronicles 27:18 ). 6 . Leader of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:16 ); 7 . Manassite who defected to David's army (1 Chronicles 12:20 ). 8 . Son of King Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 21:2 ). 9 . Ancestor of one of those who returned from Exile with Ezra (Ezra 8:8 ). 10 . Archangel who served as the guardian of the national of Israel (Daniel 10:13 ,Daniel 10:13,10:21 ; Daniel 12:1 ). Together with Gabriel, Michael fought for Israel against the prince (angelic patron) of Persia. This angelic Michael figures in much extra-biblical literature in the intertestamental period. In Revelation 12:7 Michael commands the forces of God against the forces of the dragon in a war in heaven. Jude 1:9 refers to a dispute between the devil and Michael over Moses' body. According to Origin (A.D. 185? to 254?), this account formed part of the extra-biblical work, The Assumption of Moses . The incident is not mentioned in the surviving fragments of this work. See Angel .



1910 New Catholic Dictionary - o'Loghlen, Michael, Sir
Lawyer, born Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, 1789; died London, England, 1846. He rose rapidly at the Irish Bar through the brilliancy of his pleading, and is particularly noted as having been the first Catholic solicitor-general, 1834, and judge, 1836, for Ireland, in about 150 years. He died while master of the rolls after effecting many valuable legal reforms.

Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Michael
In all the biblical references to him, Michael the archangel is in conflict with the enemies of God’s people. When, in the time of Daniel, the Jews suffered a number of setbacks because of opposition from the ruling Persian authorities, Michael came to the Jews’ rescue. An evil spirit was behind the rulers of Persia and had prevented a messenger of God from reaching Daniel, but the good spirit Michael overpowered the evil spirit and freed the heavenly messenger (Daniel 10:12-14).

The messenger knew that later he would be opposed by an evil spirit working on behalf of Greece (the nation that would succeed Persia as the Jews’ ruler), but he was confident that Michael’s help would again bring him victory (Daniel 10:20-21). Opposition to the Jews would increase, but God’s people could always depend on Michael to fight for them (Daniel 12:1).

Among Jewish writings of the period between the Old and New Testaments, there are a number that mention Michael. One New Testament writer, Jude, refers to an incident from one of these books to illustrate a point in his message. Satan had claimed that Moses’ body belonged to him, but Michael again fought on behalf of the man of God (Judges 1:9).

Michael is mentioned also in the visions of the book of Revelation. The context concerns conflict in the spirit world, with Michael and his angels fighting on behalf of God’s people against the devil and his angels. The vision reassures the persecuted people of God that the final victory will be theirs (Revelation 12:7-9). (See also ANGELS.)

People's Dictionary of the Bible - Michael
Michael (mî'ka-el or mî'kel), who as God? 1. A chief angel, who is represented as the patron of the Hebrews before God. Daniel 12:1. In Judges 1:9 Michael is represented "as contending with Satan about the body of Moses." So again in Revelation 12:5; Revelation 12:7; Revelation 12:9, the symbolic scenery which represents the malignity of Satan towards the "man-child "= Christianity—the child of Judaism, caught up to the throne of God, i.e., placed under the divine protection, and invested with sovereign power—Michael and his angels are represented as waging war with Satan and his angels in the upper regions; from which the latter ate cast down upon the earth. There are ten persons of this name mentioned in the Bible.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Michael
MICHAEL (‘Who is like God?’). 1. Father of the Asherite spy ( Numbers 13:18 ). 2. 3. Two Gadites ( 1 Chronicles 5:13 f.). 4. The eponym of a Levitical guild of singers ( 1 Chronicles 6:46 ). 5. Name of a family in Issachar ( 1 Chronicles 7:3 ; 1 Chronicles 27:18 ). 6. Eponym of a family of Benjamites ( 1 Chronicles 8:10 ). 7. A Manassite chief who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ). 8. A son of king Jehoshaphat ( 2 Chronicles 21:2 ). 9. The father of Zebadiah ( Ezra 8:8 , 1Es 8:34 ). 10. The archangel. See next article.

MICHAEL (‘the archangel’). Although reference to angels and their visitations is common in the OT, especially during transition periods ( e.g . the period of the Judges and that of the Captivity are specially noticeable for angelic appearances), the name Michael is not found until the later period, when the angelic office was divided into two parts, which were assigned to individual angels. In the Rabbinical traditions Michael figures considerably. He is connected with many incidents in the history of Moses, especially his burial (cf. Deuteronomy 34:6 ), when he disputed with Satan, who claimed the body by reason of the murder of the Egyptian ( Exodus 2:12 ). In the OT he is alluded to several times in the Book of Daniel ( Daniel 10:13 ; Daniel 10:21 ; Daniel 12:1 ) as ‘one of the chief princes,’ ‘the prince,’ and ‘the prince which standeth for the people,’ and he is opposed to the prince-angels of Persia and of Greece. He is here regarded as the guardian of the Israelites in their opposition to polytheism and foreign innovations.

In the NT Michael is found fighting in heaven (Revelation 12:7 ) against the dragon, ‘him that is called the devil and Satan,’ and is typical of the warfare which is the special work of the Church on earth. In the passage in Jude ( Judges 1:9 ) a definite reference is made to the tradition already mentioned, ‘Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee’ (cf. Zechariah 3:1 for a similar incident).

T. A. Moxon.

Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Michael
(Heb. מִיכָאַל, ‘Who is like God?’)

In Daniel 10:21 Michael is described as the ‘prince,’ i.e. the patron or guardian angel of Israel, in antithesis to the ‘prince’ of Persia and the ‘prince’ of Greece (Daniel 10:20). In the account of the troublous times of the Last Days in Daniel 12:1, Michael, ‘the great prince,’ is Israel’s champion, by whom deliverance is wrought. These are the only references supplied by the OT, but they exercised a powerful influence upon the Jewish tradition that grew up regarding Michael (in which he further appears as one of the seven archangels and the chief of the four great archangels), and through this upon NT conceptions. In the NT he is twice mentioned by name (Judges 1:9, where he is described as ‘the archangel,’ and Revelation 12:7), and in both cases discharges functions that are in keeping with the position assigned him in Daniel. (1) In Judges 1:9 (cf. Deuteronomy 34:6), which is based on the apocryphal Assumption of Moses (see Orig. de Princip. III. ii. 1), he stands forward as the representative of Israel to dispute the Devil’s claim to possess the body of Moses, a claim made, according to the apocryphal book, on the two grounds that the Devil was the lord of matter and that Moses had been guilty of slaying the Egyptian (see Charles, Assumption of Moses, 1897, p. 105 ff.). (2) In Revelation 12:7 as in Daniel 12 Michael plays a leading part in the conflict that is to issue in the Messianic triumph of the Last Days. In accordance with the Jewish eschatological idea of a celestial battle which is to precede this triumph (Sib. Orac. iii. 796 ff.), there is war in heaven, and Michael and his angels go forth to war with the great red dragon (otherwise described as ‘the old serpent, he that is called the Devil and Satan,’ Daniel 12:9) and his angels, with the result that the latter are overthrown and cast down to the earth. The significant thing here is the position assigned to Michael. It is by him, not by the ‘man child who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron’ (Daniel 12:5), that the dragon is overcome and cast out from heaven (cf. Bousset, Der Antichrist, 1895, p. 151 ff.).

There are two other passages in the NT where Michael, though not mentioned, appears to be referred to. (1) In Acts 7:38 he is probably to be identified with the angel who spoke to Moses in Mount Sinai. According to Galatians 3:19 the Law was ‘ordained by angels,’ and in Hebrews 2:2 ‘the word’ is described as ‘spoken by angels’ (cf. Jos. Ant. XV. v. 3). In Jub. i. 27, ii. 1, however, it is the angel of the presence who instructs Moses and delivers to him the tables of the Law, and in what was probably the original Assumption of Moses (preserved only in Greek fragments) ‘Michael the archangel’ is expressly said to have taught Moses at the giving of the Law. (2) In 1 Thessalonians 4:16 ‘the voice of the archangel and the trump of God’ suggests another reference to the Michael of Jewish tradition. This is the only place in the NT besides Judges 1:9 where the word ‘archangel’ occurs, and though the archangel in this case is not named, it is natural to suppose that the great archangel is meant. ‘The voice of the archangel’ and ‘the trump of God’ are evidently to be taken as parallel expressions (cf. Matthew 24:31, ‘He shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet’), and it is a common feature of the later Jewish tradition of the Day of Judgment that the trumpet is blown by Michael the archangel (see Bousset, op. cit. p. 166).

J. C. Lambert.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Abbey of Saint Michael And All Angels
(Abbey of Saint Michael and All Angels) Hereford, England, founded, 1859, by the Benedictines as a central novitiate and house of studies for the English Congregation; erected into an abbey, 1920; priests, 14.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Archangel, Michael the
(Herew: who is like God?)

Archangel, one of the three angels mentioned by name in Holy Scripture (Daniel 10,12; Jude; Apocalypse 12). In this last text, the sin of the bad angels is pictured as an uprising against God, in which the faithful angels, with Michael at their head, defeated Lucifer and his host, and cast them out of heaven. Because of this victory, Michael is revered in Catholic tradition and liturgy as champion and protector of the Church. Although he is always referred to as "the Archangel," the Greek Fathers and many theologians place him over all the angels, making him the prince of the Seraphim. He became the patron of the sick and at Chairotopa, Colossae, Pythia, and elsewhere in Asia medicinal springs were dedicated to him. In Constantinople, Egypt, Rome, France, and Germany his cult was equally popular. Patron of France, Germany, of the sick, of knights, grocers, and mariners. Emblems: scales, banner, sword, and a dragon. Feast, Roman Calendar, September 29,; additional feast, May 8, the Apparition of Michael, which took place on Monte Gargano in southeastern part of Italy.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Banim, Michael
(1796-1874,/a>) Novelist, born Kilkenny, Ireland; died Booterstown. He was an active worker in educational and economic movements, and wrote The Croppy, Father Connell, and, in collaboration with his brother, John, The Tales of the O'Hara Family. The Banims rank as the leading Irish national novelists. Their purpose was to do for Ireland what Walter Scott did for Scotland.

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Michael
The name is a compound of Mi, who—Co, the same—and El, God—so that Michael means, one with God. We meet with this name only five times in Scripture: thrice in Daniel 10:13; Dan 10:21; Dan 12:1, once in Jude 1:1:9, and once in Revelation 12:7. I beg the reader to look to each of those passages; and when the several portions where this person is spoken of are fully considered, I leave it to the reader's own determination, hoping God the Spirit will be his teacher, who it is that is meant by Michael. See Archangel.—Malachi.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Michael
1. An Asherite, father of Sethur. Numbers 13:13 .

2. Son of Abihail, a Gadite. 1 Chronicles 5:13 .

3. Son of Jeshishai, a Gadite. 1 Chronicles 5:14 .

4. Son of Baaseiah, a Gershonite. 1 Chronicles 6:40 .

5. Son of Izrahiah, a descendant of Issachar. 1 Chronicles 7:3 .

6. Son of Beriah, a Benjamite. 1 Chronicles 8:16 .

7. A man of Manasseh, who joined David at Ziklag. 1 Chronicles 12:20 .

8. Father of Omri, a ruler of Issachar. 1 Chronicles 27:18 .

9. Son of Jehoshaphat, murdered by his brother Jehoram 2 Chronicles 21:2,4 .

10. Ancestor of some who returned from exile. Ezra 8:8

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Michael the Archangel
In Daniel he is called 'one of the chief princes,' 'your prince,' 'the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people.' He went to the assistance of one (probably an angel) who had been sent with a message to Daniel, but who had been detained twenty-one days by the prince of the kingdom of Persia (doubtless Satan, or one of Satan's angels, who was acting for the kingdom of Persia, as Michael was prince for the children of Israel). Daniel 10:13,21 ; Daniel 12:1 . It is also said of Michael that when he contended with Satan about the body of Moses, he durst not bring a railing accusation against him, but said, "The Lord rebuke thee." Michael and his angels will however fight with Satan and his angels, and will prevail, and Satan will be cast out of that portion of heaven to which he now has access. Jude 9 ; Revelation 12:7 : cf. Job 1:6 ; Job 2:1 . These are illustrations of the conflict of good and evil spirits in the unseen universe.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Alford, Michael
(1587-1652) Jesuit missionary, born London; died Saint Omers, France. He labored in England during the persecution and was the author of an important ecclesiastical and civilhistory of Britain.

Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Michael
See ARCHANGEL .

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Michael
See ARCHANGEL .

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Scapular of Saint Michael the Archangel
The only scapular not oblong in shape. Designed as a shield, one part is blue, the other black, and the connecting bands are blue and black. Each part bears a picture of Michael the Archangel slaying the dragon, and the inscription Quis ut Deus? (Who is like to God?). It is the badge of an Archconfraternity of Saint Michael, founded in 1878. Blessed Pope Pius IX gave it his blessing, and it was indulgenced by Pope Leo XIII.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Servetus, Michael
Theologian, anti-trinitarian, humanist, and physician. Born September 29, 1511 at Tudela, Navarre, Spain; burned at the stake on October 27, 1553 at Geneva, Switzerland. He studied in Toulouse, traveled in Germany, and in 1531 published his treatise De Trinitatis Erroribus, a strong Unitarian work which caused a disturbance among the more orthodox reformers, who denounced him as "a wicked and cursed Spaniard." He disputed with Calvin at Paris in 1534, studied medicine, and discovered the lesser circulation of the blood. When his Christianismi Restitutio appeared, he was imprisoned and burnt in effigy in Vienne. He arrived at Geneva on August 13, 1553, when Calvin drew up 40 charges against him, as he felt that the stigma of heresy would cling to all Protestants if Servetus were not put to death.

The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia - Michael (st.) And All Angels
A Holy Day of the Church observed onSeptember 29th. A Festival in honor of St. Michael and All Angels,to commemorate the community of service between angels and men, hasbeen observed since the Fifth Century. Formerly two days werededicated to St. Michael, viz., May 8th and September 29th, and inmedieval times a third, on October 16th, but the day most generallyobserved was that which we now keep. In the Eastern Church, St.Michael's Day is November 8th, while March 26th and July 13th areobserved in honor of the Archangel Gabriel. These two, Michael andGabriel, are the only angels or archangels whose names are mentionedin the Bible. St. Michael and All Angels' Day is observed with greatsolemnity. Proper Psalms are appointed being the 91st and 103d forMorning Prayer, and the 34th and 148th for Evening Prayer. There arealso Proper Lessons, and Collect, Epistle and Gospel. TheChurch color is white. (See HOLY ANGELS.)

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Michael - In all the biblical references to him, Michael the archangel is in conflict with the enemies of God’s people. When, in the time of Daniel, the Jews suffered a number of setbacks because of opposition from the ruling Persian authorities, Michael came to the Jews’ rescue. An evil spirit was behind the rulers of Persia and had prevented a messenger of God from reaching Daniel, but the good spirit Michael overpowered the evil spirit and freed the heavenly messenger (Daniel 10:12-14). ... The messenger knew that later he would be opposed by an evil spirit working on behalf of Greece (the nation that would succeed Persia as the Jews’ ruler), but he was confident that Michael’s help would again bring him victory (Daniel 10:20-21). Opposition to the Jews would increase, but God’s people could always depend on Michael to fight for them (Daniel 12:1). ... Among Jewish writings of the period between the Old and New Testaments, there are a number that mention Michael. Satan had claimed that Moses’ body belonged to him, but Michael again fought on behalf of the man of God (Judges 1:9). ... Michael is mentioned also in the visions of the book of Revelation. The context concerns conflict in the spirit world, with Michael and his angels fighting on behalf of God’s people against the devil and his angels
Ignatius of Constantinople, Saint - He was the son of Emperor Michael I and was called Nicetas. For rebuking the profligacy of Michael III and his uncle Bardas, he was exiled and deposed about 858. It was not, however, until the assassination of Michael II in 867 that he obtained possession of his see. His relics were preserved in the church of Saint Michael, Constantinople
Michael (st.) And All Angels - Michael and All Angels,to commemorate the community of service between angels and men, hasbeen observed since the Fifth Century. Michael, viz. Michael's Day is November 8th, while March 26th and July 13th areobserved in honor of the Archangel Gabriel. These two, Michael andGabriel, are the only angels or archangels whose names are mentionedin the Bible. Michael and All Angels' Day is observed with greatsolemnity
Sethur - Son of Michael, of the tribe of Asher
se'Thur - (hidden ), the Asherite spy, son of Michael
Michael - ) Some think that Michael is the Son of God. Certainly the Angel of Jehovah, or Jehovah the Second Person, in pleading for Joshua the high priest representing the Jewish church, uses the same rebuke to Satan as Michael does in Judges 1:9; Zechariah 3:1-5. Michael will usher in the coming resurrection by standing up for God's people, as their unique champion (Daniel 12:1-2; Daniel 10:21), "your prince. "... "Michael when contending with the devil about the body of Moses (which Jehovah buried, but which was probably translated shortly afterward, for 'no man knoweth of his sepulchre'; hence, he appeared in a body, as did Elijah, at the transfiguration; Satan, the accuser of the brethren, probably opposed his translation on the ground of his sins, but Michael contended with him and prevailed) durst not (from reverence to Satan's former dignity, Daniel 10:8) bring against him a railing accusation, but said The Lord rebuke thee. But the connection of Michael with the Son of God in name and some functions is intimate. The angel in Daniel 10:13 says that Michael (apparently distinct from the divine Son described Daniel 10:5-6; Revelation 1:13-15) as patron of Israel before God "helped" him, while "he was detained with the (angel of the) kings of Persia. Daniel 10:21, "none holdeth with me in these things, but Michael your prince," means that Michael alone, with the angelic speaker, had the office of protecting Israel, the world powers were all against Israel
Archangel - In this last passage it is applied to Michael, who, in Daniel 10:13,21 12:1 , is described as having a special charge of the Jewish nation, and in Revelation 12:7-9 as the leader of an angelic army. So exalted are the position and offices ascribed to Michael, that many think the Messiah is meant
Michaelmas - ) The feat of the archangel Michael, a church festival, celebrated on the 29th of September
Michael - Michael (mî'ka-el or mî'kel), who as God? 1. In Judges 1:9 Michael is represented "as contending with Satan about the body of Moses. , placed under the divine protection, and invested with sovereign power—Michael and his angels are represented as waging war with Satan and his angels in the upper regions; from which the latter ate cast down upon the earth
Scapular of Saint Michael the Archangel - Each part bears a picture of Michael the Archangel slaying the dragon, and the inscription Quis ut Deus? (Who is like to God?). It is the badge of an Archconfraternity of Saint Michael, founded in 1878
Utas - Michael
ra'Phael - According to Jewish tradition, Raphael was one of the four angels which stood round the throne of God --Michael, Uriel, Gabriel, Raphael
Michael - Together with Gabriel, Michael fought for Israel against the prince (angelic patron) of Persia. This angelic Michael figures in much extra-biblical literature in the intertestamental period. In Revelation 12:7 Michael commands the forces of God against the forces of the dragon in a war in heaven. Jude 1:9 refers to a dispute between the devil and Michael over Moses' body
Michael - MICHAEL (‘Who is like God?’). ... MICHAEL (‘the archangel’). the period of the Judges and that of the Captivity are specially noticeable for angelic appearances), the name Michael is not found until the later period, when the angelic office was divided into two parts, which were assigned to individual angels. In the Rabbinical traditions Michael figures considerably. ... In the NT Michael is found fighting in heaven (Revelation 12:7 ) against the dragon, ‘him that is called the devil and Satan,’ and is typical of the warfare which is the special work of the Church on earth. In the passage in Jude ( Judges 1:9 ) a definite reference is made to the tradition already mentioned, ‘Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee’ (cf
Michael - מִיכָאַל, ‘Who is like God?’)... In Daniel 10:21 Michael is described as the ‘prince,’ i. In the account of the troublous times of the Last Days in Daniel 12:1, Michael, ‘the great prince,’ is Israel’s champion, by whom deliverance is wrought. These are the only references supplied by the OT, but they exercised a powerful influence upon the Jewish tradition that grew up regarding Michael (in which he further appears as one of the seven archangels and the chief of the four great archangels), and through this upon NT conceptions. (2) In Revelation 12:7 as in Daniel 12 Michael plays a leading part in the conflict that is to issue in the Messianic triumph of the Last Days. ), there is war in heaven, and Michael and his angels go forth to war with the great red dragon (otherwise described as ‘the old serpent, he that is called the Devil and Satan,’ Daniel 12:9) and his angels, with the result that the latter are overthrown and cast down to the earth. The significant thing here is the position assigned to Michael. ... There are two other passages in the NT where Michael, though not mentioned, appears to be referred to. 1, however, it is the angel of the presence who instructs Moses and delivers to him the tables of the Law, and in what was probably the original Assumption of Moses (preserved only in Greek fragments) ‘Michael the archangel’ is expressly said to have taught Moses at the giving of the Law. (2) In 1 Thessalonians 4:16 ‘the voice of the archangel and the trump of God’ suggests another reference to the Michael of Jewish tradition. Matthew 24:31, ‘He shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet’), and it is a common feature of the later Jewish tradition of the Day of Judgment that the trumpet is blown by Michael the archangel (see Bousset, op
Armor - Emblem in art associated with Saint Martin of Tours, Saint Theodore, and Saint George of England, all soldiers; Saint Michael, angelic soldier; Saint Joan of Arc, maid-at-arms
Michael the Archangel - ' He went to the assistance of one (probably an angel) who had been sent with a message to Daniel, but who had been detained twenty-one days by the prince of the kingdom of Persia (doubtless Satan, or one of Satan's angels, who was acting for the kingdom of Persia, as Michael was prince for the children of Israel). It is also said of Michael that when he contended with Satan about the body of Moses, he durst not bring a railing accusation against him, but said, "The Lord rebuke thee. " Michael and his angels will however fight with Satan and his angels, and will prevail, and Satan will be cast out of that portion of heaven to which he now has access
Belmont Abbey - (Abbey of Saint Michael and All Angels) Hereford, England, founded, 1859, by the Benedictines as a central novitiate and house of studies for the English Congregation; erected into an abbey, 1920; priests, 14
Abbey, Belmont - (Abbey of Saint Michael and All Angels) Hereford, England, founded, 1859, by the Benedictines as a central novitiate and house of studies for the English Congregation; erected into an abbey, 1920; priests, 14
Abbey of Saint Michael And All Angels - (Abbey of Saint Michael and All Angels) Hereford, England, founded, 1859, by the Benedictines as a central novitiate and house of studies for the English Congregation; erected into an abbey, 1920; priests, 14
Faradic - ) Of or pertaining to Michael Faraday, the distinguished electrician; - applied especially to induced currents of electricity, as produced by certain forms of inductive apparatus, on account of Faraday's investigations of their laws
Archangel - In the Bible, a Greek word found only in the New Testament in two places: 1 Thessalonians 4:16, "For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first"; and Jude 1:1:9, "But Michael the archangel, when he disputed with the devil and argued about the body of Moses, did not dare pronounce against him a railing judgment, but said, 'The Lord rebuke you. Apparently, there are three archangels named: Michael, Gabriel, and Lucifer
Michael - The name is a compound of Mi, who—Co, the same—and El, God—so that Michael means, one with God. I beg the reader to look to each of those passages; and when the several portions where this person is spoken of are fully considered, I leave it to the reader's own determination, hoping God the Spirit will be his teacher, who it is that is meant by Michael
Raphael the Archangel - One of the three angels mentioned by name in Holy Scripture (see also Gabriel and Michael). Hence with Saint Michael and Saint Gabriel, he is ranked in the choir of Seraphim and the name archangel when applied to these three has the generic meaning of an angel of high rank
Day, Michaelmas - Feast of Saint Michael, September 29,. Michaelmas term is one of the four terms of the courts in England, from October 12, to December 21,
Michaelmas Day - Feast of Saint Michael, September 29,. Michaelmas term is one of the four terms of the courts in England, from October 12, to December 21,
Michael, Saint - In this last text, the sin of the bad angels is pictured as an uprising against God, in which the faithful angels, with Michael at their head, defeated Lucifer and his host, and cast them out of heaven. Because of this victory, Michael is revered in Catholic tradition and liturgy as champion and protector of the Church. Feast, Roman Calendar, September 29,; additional feast, May 8, the Apparition of Michael, which took place on Monte Gargano in southeastern part of Italy
Michael the Archangel - In this last text, the sin of the bad angels is pictured as an uprising against God, in which the faithful angels, with Michael at their head, defeated Lucifer and his host, and cast them out of heaven. Because of this victory, Michael is revered in Catholic tradition and liturgy as champion and protector of the Church. Feast, Roman Calendar, September 29,; additional feast, May 8, the Apparition of Michael, which took place on Monte Gargano in southeastern part of Italy
Archangel, Michael the - In this last text, the sin of the bad angels is pictured as an uprising against God, in which the faithful angels, with Michael at their head, defeated Lucifer and his host, and cast them out of heaven. Because of this victory, Michael is revered in Catholic tradition and liturgy as champion and protector of the Church. Feast, Roman Calendar, September 29,; additional feast, May 8, the Apparition of Michael, which took place on Monte Gargano in southeastern part of Italy
Archangel - Jude, where the title of archangel is coupled with the name of ‘Michael the archangel. ' This passage is so remarkably obscure that I shall not attempt to draw any conclusion from it but this, which manifestly follows, be the particular sense of the passage what it may: since this is one of the two texts in which alone the word ‘archangel' is found in the whole Bible; since in this one text only the title of archangel is coupled with any name; and since the name with which it is here coupled is Michael; it follows undeniably that the archangel Michael is the only archangel of whom we know any thing from holy writ. It cannot be proved from holy writ, and, if not from holy writ, it cannot be proved at all, that any archangel exists but the one archangel Michael, and this one archangel Michael is unquestionably the Michael of the book of Daniel. ... "To ascertain, if we can, to what order of beings the archangel Michael may belong, let us see how he is described by the Prophet Daniel, who never mentions him by that title; and what action is attributed to him in the book of Daniel and in another book, in which he bears a principal part. Now we are clearly got above the earth, into... the order of celestials, who are the princes that are first, or at the head of all? Are they any other than the three persons in the Godhead? Michael, therefore, is one of them; but which of them? This is not left in doubt. Gabriel, speaking of him to Daniel, calls him ‘Michael your prince,' and ‘the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people;' that is, not for the nation of the Jews in particular, but for the children, the spiritual children, of that holy seed the elect people of God; a description which applies particularly to the Son of God, and to no one else; and in perfect consistence with this description of Michael in the book of Daniel, is the action assigned to him in the Apocalypse, in which we find him fighting with the old serpent, the deceiver of the world, and... victorious in the combat. That combat who was to maintain? in that combat who was to be victorious, but the seed of the woman?... From all this it is evident, that Michael is a name for our Lord himself, in his particular character of the champion of his faithful people, against the violence of the apostate faction and the wiles of the devil
Dragon - In the Apocalypse, 12, the chieftain of the host of fallen angels fights with Michael and his angels, and the dragon is defeated, "that old serpent who is called the devil and Satan. It is an emblem of ...
Saint Adelard

Saint Beatus of Lungern

Saint Donatus

Saint George

Saint John of Reomay

Saint Juliana of Nicomedia

Saint Magnus of Fussen

Saint Margaret of Antioch

Saint Martha, symbolizing victory over tempation

Michael the Archangel

Saint Philip the Apostle

Saint Servatus

Saint Tudwal
Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae - , assisted-by Hugh Ward and Michael O'Cleary of the same order, and Stephen White, S
Irish College of Lisbon - In 1769 it was closed and confiscated by Pombal, but Dr Michael Brady restored it to the Irish, 1782
Lisbon, Irish College of - In 1769 it was closed and confiscated by Pombal, but Dr Michael Brady restored it to the Irish, 1782
Omri - 1 Kings 16:23 There was a king of this name; and a son of Becher, 1 Chronicles 7:8; and an Omri the son of Michael, 1 Chronicles 27:18
Angelot - Michael; also, a piece coined at Paris by the English under Henry VI
Laish - The father of Palti or Paltiel, to whom Michael, David’s wife, was given by Saul ( 1 Samuel 25:44 , 2 Samuel 3:15 )
Christe, Sanctorum Decus Angelorum - (O Christ, the Glory of Angel Choirs!) Hymn for Lauds on September 29, feast of the Dedication of the Church of Saint Michael the Archangel; and for Vespers on October 24, feast of Saint, Raphael the Archangel
o Christ, the Glory of the Angel Choirs - (O Christ, the Glory of Angel Choirs!) Hymn for Lauds on September 29, feast of the Dedication of the Church of Saint Michael the Archangel; and for Vespers on October 24, feast of Saint, Raphael the Archangel
Beccus, John - After the death of Emperor Michael Palaeologus, 1282, the enemies of reunion forced his resignation as patriarch and exiled him to Prusa, Bithynia
Banim, John - (1798-1842) Novelist, brother of Michael Banim, born Kilkenny; died there
Annals of the Four Masters - 1657),the hagiographer and historian, mainly by Michael O'Clery, afterward a Franciscan monk. Michael O'Clery and his three assistants, Peregrine O'Clery, Farfassa O'Mulconry, and Peregrine O'Duignan, are the "Four Masters
Archangel - In this last passage it is applied to Michael, who, in Daniel 10:13; Daniel 10:21; Daniel 12:1, is described as "one of the chief princes," having a special charge of the Jewish nation, and in Revelation 12:7-9 as the leader of an angelic army
Casluhim - ad Michael
Angel - The only angels mentioned by name are Gabriel (Daniel 8:16; Dan 9:21 ), Michael (Daniel 10:13,21; 112:1), and Lucifer (Luke 10:18). Michael is always mentioned in the context of battle (Daniel 10:13) and Gabriel as a messenger (Luke 1:26)
Ambrose Shea - A member of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland almost continuously from 1848 to 1886, he represented Newfoundland on several important occasions and in reward for his services was made Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
Shea, Ambrose - A member of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland almost continuously from 1848 to 1886, he represented Newfoundland on several important occasions and in reward for his services was made Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
Banner - A symbol of victory, belonging to military saints and to missionaries, and associated in Christian art with ...
Our Saviour after His Resurrection indicative of his victory over death

Saint Ansano

Saint Felix of Valois

Saint George

Saint Hubert

Saint Joan of Arc

Saint Julian

Saint Maurice and Companions

Michael the Archangel

Saint Reparata

Saint Ursula
It is the emblem and symbol of temporal victory, and of spiritual victory over sin, death, and idolatry
Angel - The month of October is specially dedicated to them and the feast of all the angels is celebrated in common, with that of Michael, September 29,. There are also feast-days for Raphael and Gabriel who, with Michael, are the only angels mentioned by name in Scripture. ... As an emblem in art, an angel is associated with ... Gabriel the Archangel Michael the Archangel Raphel the Archangel Saint Angelus of Jerusalem Carmelite with an angel bringing him three crowns... Saint Matthew the Evangelist man with an angel whispering in his ear as he writes... Saint Roch... man being healed by an angel...
Dublin Review - A Catholic quarterly, founded, 1836, by Dr Nicholas Wiseman, Daniel O'Connell, and Michael Quin, for the purpose of rousing English Catholics to a greater enthusiasm for their faith, and demonstrating the breadth of the Catholic system as understood by Wiseman
Humility - Michael Angelo was found by the Cardinal Earnese walking in solitude amid the ruins of the Coliseum, and when he expressed his surprise, the great artist answered, 'I go yet to school that I may continue to learn
Martin iv, Pope - Later, by supporting Charles of Anjou against Emperor Michael Palreologus, he broke the union of the Eastern and Western Churches effected in 1274
Archangel - Saint Michael, therefore, is called Archangel although he is the prince of the Seraphim
Simon de Brie - Later, by supporting Charles of Anjou against Emperor Michael Palreologus, he broke the union of the Eastern and Western Churches effected in 1274
Laurier, Wilfrid - He was made a Knight of the Grand Cross of Saint Michael and Saint George, 1897, became a member of the imperial privy council, and received from the French Republic the star of a grand officer of the Legion of Honor
Catholic Boys Brigade of the United States - A semi-military organization founded in New York City, 1911, through the efforts of Reverend Thomas Lynch and Michael Lonergan, with the approval of Cardinal Farley
Angel - ) An ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael
Wilfrid Laurier - He was made a Knight of the Grand Cross of Saint Michael and Saint George, 1897, became a member of the imperial privy council, and received from the French Republic the star of a grand officer of the Legion of Honor
Devotions, Popular - Various prayers and pious practises, whether in common at Church or in private, in honor of: the Blessed Trinity; Our Divine Lord, His Holy Infancy, His Holy Name, His Five Wounds, His Passion, His Sacred Heart, His Presence in the Holy Eucharist; the Holy Ghost; the Angels Guardian, Saint Michael; the Blessed Virgin, under her various titles as Help of Christians, Mediatrix of Divine Grace, Queen of the Holy Rosary; and of certain saints, Joseph, Anne, Monica, Benedict, Francis of Assisi, Anthony of Padua, Dominic, Francis Xavier, Aloysius, Rita, Teresa of Jesus, each treated in the article under these several titles; for the souls in Purgatory and for a Happy Death (Bona Mars)
Zebadiah - Son of Michael: he returned from exile
Gabriel - As Michael represents the angels in their might in conflict with evil, so Gabriel in ministering comfort and sympathy to man in dark times
Archangel - "Lo!" saith the prophet, "Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me. " And again, he calls the same person, (Daniel 10:21) "Michael, your prince. " In the passage of the apostle Jude's Epistle, he saith,"Michael, the archangel, when contending with the devil, he disputed about the body of Moses. " It should seem, therefore, pretty plain, that this Michael is one and the same person. ... See Malachi and Michael...
Archangel, Gabriel the - The Jews venerated Gabriel as the angel of judgment and placed him after Michael; Christian tradition holds that it was he who appeared to Saint Joseph and the angels, and who strengthened Our Lord in the garden at Gethsemane
Gabriel the Archangel - The Jews venerated Gabriel as the angel of judgment and placed him after Michael; Christian tradition holds that it was he who appeared to Saint Joseph and the angels, and who strengthened Our Lord in the garden at Gethsemane
Holy Angels - MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS DAY,(which see)
Preachers: to be Acquainted With Human Nature - Michael Angelo, when painting an altar-piece in the conventual church, in Florence, in order that the figures might be as death-like as possible, obtained permission of the prior to have the coffins of the newly-buried opened and placed beside him during the night;: an appalling expedient, but successful in enabling him to reproduce with terrible effect, not the mortal pallor only, but the very anatomy of death
Catholic Theater Movement - The society receives the enthusiastic support of His Eminence Cardinal Hayes, its honorary president, and is under the immediate direction of Monsignor Michael J
Prince, Princess - The word sar is also employed for the Prince of peace in Isaiah 9:6 , and for Michael the archangel, and for the prince of Persia who opposed him, and for the prince of Grecia
Christian - However, it is important to note that it is the true Christ that makes someone a Christian, not the Mormon one (brother of the devil), or the JW one (Michael the Archangel), the New Age Jesus (a man in tune with the divine Christ Consciousness), etc
Saints' Days - Michael andAll Angels' Day, and All Saints' Day
Omri - Son of Michael, and a ruler of Issachar
Archangel - 1: ἀρχάγγελος (Strong's #743 — Noun Masculine — archangelos — ar-khang'-el-os ) "is not found in the OT, and in the NT only in 1 Thessalonians 4:16 and Jude 1:9 , where it is used of Michael, who in Daniel is called 'one of the chief princes,' and 'the great prince' (Sept
Knights of Columbus - A fraternal benefit society for Catholic men founded by Venerable Michael James McGivney, and incorporated in New Haven, Connecticut in 1882, for the purpose of developing a practical Catholicity among its members, of promoting Catholic education and clarity, and of furnishing at least temporary financial aid to the families of deceased members, by means of its insurance department
Devotion, Days of - In Great Britain they are: ...
Easter Monday

Easter Tuesday

Whit Monday

Whit Tuesday

Purification of Blessed Virgin Mary (February 2,)

Saint Matthias (February 24,)

Saint Gregory the Great (March 12,)

Saint Joseph (March 19,)

Annunciation (March 25,)

Saint George (April 26,)

Saints Philip and James (May 1,)

Finding of the Cross (May 3,)

Saint Augustine (May 27,)

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist (June 24,)

Saint James, Apostle (July 25,)

Saint Anne (July 26,)

Saint Lawrence (August 10,)

Saint Bartholomew (August 24,)

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (September 8,)

Saint Matthew (September 21,)

Saint Michael, Archangel (September 29,)

Saints Simon and Jude (October 28,)

Saint Andrew, Apostle (November 30,)

Immaculate Conception (December 8,)

Saint Thomas, Apostle (December 21,)

Saint Stephen (December 26,)

Saint John the Apostle (December 27,)

Holy Innocents (December 28,)

Saint Thomas of Canterbury (December 29,)

Saint Silvester (December 31,)
They are the same in Ireland, excepting that the Immaculate Conception is a holyday of obligation
Days of Devotion - In Great Britain they are: ...
Easter Monday

Easter Tuesday

Whit Monday

Whit Tuesday

Purification of Blessed Virgin Mary (February 2,)

Saint Matthias (February 24,)

Saint Gregory the Great (March 12,)

Saint Joseph (March 19,)

Annunciation (March 25,)

Saint George (April 26,)

Saints Philip and James (May 1,)

Finding of the Cross (May 3,)

Saint Augustine (May 27,)

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist (June 24,)

Saint James, Apostle (July 25,)

Saint Anne (July 26,)

Saint Lawrence (August 10,)

Saint Bartholomew (August 24,)

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (September 8,)

Saint Matthew (September 21,)

Saint Michael, Archangel (September 29,)

Saints Simon and Jude (October 28,)

Saint Andrew, Apostle (November 30,)

Immaculate Conception (December 8,)

Saint Thomas, Apostle (December 21,)

Saint Stephen (December 26,)

Saint John the Apostle (December 27,)

Holy Innocents (December 28,)

Saint Thomas of Canterbury (December 29,)

Saint Silvester (December 31,)
They are the same in Ireland, excepting that the Immaculate Conception is a holyday of obligation
Franz Haydn - His brother, Johann Michael (1737-1806), organist at Saint Peter's, Salzburg, was a prolific composer with a predilection for liturgical texts, but lacking in originality
Michal - (mi' kuhl) Personal name meaning, “who is like El (God)?,” a variant form of Micah, “who is like Yah?” and abbreviated form of Michael
Prince - ” Daniel 12:1 gives Michael, the angelic advocate of Israel, the title prince
Zebadiah - Son of Michael, of the sons of Shephatiah (Ezra 8:8); returned with 80 males in Ezra's caravan (Ezra 8:8)
Haydn, Franz Joseph - His brother, Johann Michael (1737-1806), organist at Saint Peter's, Salzburg, was a prolific composer with a predilection for liturgical texts, but lacking in originality
Leo ix, Pope Saint - Three months after his death the Patriarch Michael Cærularius, whose unorthodox attitude had displeased him, was excommunicated by two cardinals, and the East was finally separated from the Church
Minnesota - Here the first little chapel of Minnesota was built and named in honor of Saint Michael the Archangel. ... Catholic influence on the place-names of the state is shown in the following, ...
Loretto

Sacred Heart

Saint Anthony Falls

Saint Bonifacius

Saint Charles

Saint Clair

Saint Cloud

Saint Francis

Saint Hilaire

Saint James

Saint Joseph

Saint Leo

Saint Louis Park

Saint Martin

Saint Michael

Saint Paul

Saint Peter

Saint Vincent
Ecclestiastical divisions include the archdiocese ...
Saint Paul and Minneapolis
and the dioceses, ...
Crookston

Duluth

New Ulm

Saint Cloud

Winona
See also, ...
patron saints index
Mass, Saints of the - Outside the Canon, the Blessed Virgin, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Peter the Apostle and Saint Paul the Apostle are mentioned in the Confiteor and in the prayer before the Orate Fratres, Saint Michael the Archangel, in the Confiteor
Nebraska - ... Catholic influence on the place-names of the state is shown in the following: ...
Loretto

Sacramento

Saint Ann

Saint Columbans

Saint Edward

Saint Helena

Saint Libory

Saint Mary

Saint Michael

Saint Paul
Ecclesiastically the state is governed by the archdiocese of ...
Omaha
and the dioceses of ...
Grand Island

Lincoln
See also ...
patron saints index
Feasts or Festivals - Michael and All Angels
Saints of the Mass - Outside the Canon, the Blessed Virgin, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Peter the Apostle and Saint Paul the Apostle are mentioned in the Confiteor and in the prayer before the Orate Fratres, Saint Michael the Archangel, in the Confiteor
Contend - , "to separate throughout or wholly" (dia, "asunder," krino, "to judge," from a root kri---, meaning "separation"), then, to distinguish, decide, signifies, in the Middle Voice, "to separate oneself from, or to contend with," as did the circumcisionists with Peter, Acts 11:2 ; as did Michael with Satan, Jude 1:9
Alaska - Bishop Clut returned, leaving Father Lecorre with a mission at Saint Michael
Abstinence - ... Michael Fink... ...
Ancient of Days - In fact, Ibn Ezra singled out the archangel Michael as the Ancient of days
Orders of Knighthood - In Great Britain, the Orders of the Garter, of the Bath, and of the Thistle originated before the Reformation, but are now Protestant, while those of Saint Patrick, of Saint Michael and Saint George have always been so
Giants - ... Michael Fink... ...
Polyglot - the Paris Bible of Michael Jay, a French gentleman, in ten huge volumes, folio, copies of which were published in Holland under the name of pope Alexander the Seventh; and that of Brian Walton, afterwards bishop of Chester
Thompson, William -

heat, which treats of the effects produced by the force of the form of energy known as heat

optics, which treats of all connected with the phenomena of sight

electricity and magnetism, which treat of the agency of electricity and phenomena caused by it, and of the laws of magnetic force
Among those who have made important contributions to the science are: ... CATHOLICS ...
Ampere, Andre Marie

Babinet, Jacques

Beccaria, Giovanni Battista

Becquerel, Antoine Cesar

Becquerel, Antoine Henri

Branley, Edward

Coulomb, Charles Augustin

Delany, Patrick Bernard

Fizeau, Armand Hippolyte Louis

Foucault, Jean Bernard Leon

Fraunhofer, Joseph van

Fresnel, Augustin-Jean

Galilei, Galileo

Galvani, Luigi

Gramme, Zenobe Theophile

Grimaldi, Francesco Maria

Haüy, René Just

Mariotte, Edme

Matteucci, Carlo

Melloni, Macedonio

Nobili, Leopoldo

Regnault, Victor

Torricelli, Evangelista

Volta, Alessandro
OTHER CHRISTIAN PHYSICISTS ...
Boyle, Robert

Brewster, David

Faraday, Michael

Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand van

Hertz, Heinrich Rudolf

Huygens, Christian

Joule, James Prescott

Maxwell, James Clerk

Mayer, Julius Robert

Newton, Isaac

Oersted, Hans Christian

Ohm, Georg Simon

Rankine, W
William Thompson -

heat, which treats of the effects produced by the force of the form of energy known as heat

optics, which treats of all connected with the phenomena of sight

electricity and magnetism, which treat of the agency of electricity and phenomena caused by it, and of the laws of magnetic force
Among those who have made important contributions to the science are: ... CATHOLICS ...
Ampere, Andre Marie

Babinet, Jacques

Beccaria, Giovanni Battista

Becquerel, Antoine Cesar

Becquerel, Antoine Henri

Branley, Edward

Coulomb, Charles Augustin

Delany, Patrick Bernard

Fizeau, Armand Hippolyte Louis

Foucault, Jean Bernard Leon

Fraunhofer, Joseph van

Fresnel, Augustin-Jean

Galilei, Galileo

Galvani, Luigi

Gramme, Zenobe Theophile

Grimaldi, Francesco Maria

Haüy, René Just

Mariotte, Edme

Matteucci, Carlo

Melloni, Macedonio

Nobili, Leopoldo

Regnault, Victor

Torricelli, Evangelista

Volta, Alessandro
OTHER CHRISTIAN PHYSICISTS ...
Boyle, Robert

Brewster, David

Faraday, Michael

Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand van

Hertz, Heinrich Rudolf

Huygens, Christian

Joule, James Prescott

Maxwell, James Clerk

Mayer, Julius Robert

Newton, Isaac

Oersted, Hans Christian

Ohm, Georg Simon

Rankine, W
om'ri - (1 Chronicles 7:8 ) ... A descendant of Pharez the son of Judah, (1 Chronicles 9:4 ) ... Son of Michael, and chief of the tribe of Issachar in the reign of David
Abba - ... Michael Fink... ...
Leo Iii, Pope Saint - Later he ratified a treaty between the emperors, Charlemagne and Michael I, securing peace for West and East
Book of Life - ... In the Apocalyptic writings of Judaism the Final Judgment was to be based upon the records contained in the books supposedly kept by the archangel Michael
Order of Our Lady of Bethlehem - This order must not be confused with the Royal Order of the Holy Spirit founded in France by King Henry III in 1578 in to supersede the Order of Saint Michael of Louis XI
Order of the Holy Ghost - This order must not be confused with the Royal Order of the Holy Spirit founded in France by King Henry III in 1578 in to supersede the Order of Saint Michael of Louis XI
Holy Ghost, Order of the - This order must not be confused with the Royal Order of the Holy Spirit founded in France by King Henry III in 1578 in to supersede the Order of Saint Michael of Louis XI
Joan of Arc, Saint - At about 13 years of age she began to hear the voice of her saints, Michael, Margaret, and Catherine, urging her to free her country from the English
Church Colors - Michael and All Angels; white is thesymbol of joy and purity
Godhead - ... Michael Fink ... ...
Greece - With the Eastern Schism, Greece passed to the Patriarchate of Constantinople and became embroiled in the Arian heresy, which reached its height under Michael Crerularius
Reformatories - One of the first examples of such institutions was a hall of the hospital of Saint Michael, founded in Rome in 1704 by Pope Clement XI
Dominion - Others believe that the reference is to angels, either good or evil, as representing some form of supernatural power and dominion, and the reference in the context to Michael, the archangel, not bringing a railing judgment even against the devil, may be thought to favour this view
Cashel, Ireland, Archdiocese of - (4Jun 1567 Appointed - 1578 Died)

Blessed Dermot O'Hurley (11Sep 1581Appointed - 1584Martyred)

David Kearney (May 21, 1603Appointed - 14Aug 1624Died)

Thomas Walsh (27 Apr 1626 Appointed - May 5, 1654Died)

William Burgat (11Jan 1669 Appointed - 1674Died)

John Brenan (8 Mark 1677 Appointed - 1693Died)

Edward Comerford (14Nov 1695 Appointed - 21Feb 1710 Died)

Christopher Butler (1Sep 1711Appointed - 4Sep 1757 Died)

James Butler (1st) (4Sep 1757 Succeeded - May 17, 1774Resigned)

James Butler (2nd) (May 17, 1774Succeeded - 29 Jul 1791Died) who moved the diocesan seat to Thurles where it has remained; compiled Butler's Catechism

Thomas Bray (20 Jul 1792Appointed - 15 Dec 1820 Died)

Patrick Everard (15 Dec 1820 Succeeded - 31Mar 1821Died)

Robert Laffan (18 Mark 1823Appointed - 1833Died)

Michael Slattery (22Dec 1833Appointed - 4Feb 1857 Died)

Patrick Leahy (27 Apr 1857 Appointed - 26 Jan 1875 Died)

Thomas William Croke

Thomas Fennelly (23Jul 1902Succeeded - 7 Mark 1913Resigned)

John Mary Harty (2Dec 1913Appointed - 1Sep 1946 Died)

Jeremiah Kinane (11Sep 1946 Succeeded - 18 Feb 1959 Died)

Thomas Morris (21Dec 1959 Appointed - 12Sep 1988 Resigned)

Dermot Clifford (12Sep 1988 Succeeded - )
See also ...
Catholic-Hierarchy
Archangel - The archangels Michael (Daniel 10:13 ; Daniel 12:1 ; Enoch 9:1; 10:11), Gabriel (Daniel 8:16 ; Enoch 9:1; 20:7; 40:9), Raphael (Tobit 3:17 ; Tobit 12:15 ; Enoch 10:4; 40:9) and Uriel (Enoch 9:1; 19:1; 20:2) gain particular hero status. In particular, Michael (Daniel 10:13 ,Daniel 10:13,10:21 ; Daniel 12:1 ; Jude 1:9 ; Assumption of Moses 12:7-9), Gabriel (gabriel , “hero of God”; Daniel 8:16 ; Daniel 9:21 ; Luke 1:19 ,Luke 1:19,1:26 ), and Raphael (rapael “God has healed”; a chief figure in the book of Tobit, see Tobit 3:16-17 ) were cast as important interpreters, advocates, and intercessors
Paulicians - But the cruel rage of persecution, which had for some years been suspended, broke forth with redoubled violence under the reigns of Michael Curopalates, and Leo the Armenian, who inflicted capital punishment on such of the Paulicians as refused to return into the bosom of the church. The empress Theodora, tutoress of the emperor Michael, in 845, would oblige them either to be converted, or to quit the empire; upon which several of them were put to death, and more retired among the Saracens; but they were neither all exterminated nor banished
Names in New Testament - They are: ...
Ananias, Jehovah protects

Elizabeth, worshipper of God

Gabriel, strong man of God

Gamaliel, God recompenses

Heli, Jehovah is high

Jesus, Jehovah saves

John, gift of God

Matthias, gift of Jehovah

Michael, who is like God?

Nathanael, gift of God

Timothy, honoring God

Zachary, Jehovah remembers

Zebedee, gift of God
A large class of proper names for men and women is made up of adjectives denoting personal characteristics, such as ...
Andrew, manly

Asyncritus, incomparable

Bernice, victorious

Clement (Latin), kind

Eunice, victorious

Pudens, modest

Timon (Hebrew), honorable

Zacheus, pure
Names of things, and words referring to trades or avocations were taken as proper names: ...
Andronicus, conqueror

Anna, grace

Caiphas, oppressor

Judas, praise

Malchus, ruler

Manahen, comforter

Mary (Hebrew), bitter sea

Philip, lover of horses

Prochorus, leader of a chorus

Salome, peace

Tyrannus, tyrant
Some names seem to have been suggested by particular circumstances: ...
Cleophas, of an illustrious father

Joseph, whom the Lord adds

Mnason, he who remembers

Onesiphorus, bringer of profit

Philologus, lover of words

Sosipater, saviour of his father
Names of animals and plants are not frequent, the only example being ...
Damaris, heifer

Dorcas and Tabitha, gazelle

Susanna, lily

Rhode, rosebush
Names derived from numbers are ...
Quartus, fourth

Tertius and Tertullus, third
Names without Christian significance and probably derived from pagan mythology are: ...
Apollo, contracted form, of Apollonios, belonging to Apollo

Apollyon

Diotrephes, nourished by Jupiter

Epaphroditus, beautiful

Hermes

Hermogenes

Phebe, shining
"Bar" in a name means "son of," e
New Testament, Names in - They are: ...
Ananias, Jehovah protects

Elizabeth, worshipper of God

Gabriel, strong man of God

Gamaliel, God recompenses

Heli, Jehovah is high

Jesus, Jehovah saves

John, gift of God

Matthias, gift of Jehovah

Michael, who is like God?

Nathanael, gift of God

Timothy, honoring God

Zachary, Jehovah remembers

Zebedee, gift of God
A large class of proper names for men and women is made up of adjectives denoting personal characteristics, such as ...
Andrew, manly

Asyncritus, incomparable

Bernice, victorious

Clement (Latin), kind

Eunice, victorious

Pudens, modest

Timon (Hebrew), honorable

Zacheus, pure
Names of things, and words referring to trades or avocations were taken as proper names: ...
Andronicus, conqueror

Anna, grace

Caiphas, oppressor

Judas, praise

Malchus, ruler

Manahen, comforter

Mary (Hebrew), bitter sea

Philip, lover of horses

Prochorus, leader of a chorus

Salome, peace

Tyrannus, tyrant
Some names seem to have been suggested by particular circumstances: ...
Cleophas, of an illustrious father

Joseph, whom the Lord adds

Mnason, he who remembers

Onesiphorus, bringer of profit

Philologus, lover of words

Sosipater, saviour of his father
Names of animals and plants are not frequent, the only example being ...
Damaris, heifer

Dorcas and Tabitha, gazelle

Susanna, lily

Rhode, rosebush
Names derived from numbers are ...
Quartus, fourth

Tertius and Tertullus, third
Names without Christian significance and probably derived from pagan mythology are: ...
Apollo, contracted form, of Apollonios, belonging to Apollo

Apollyon

Diotrephes, nourished by Jupiter

Epaphroditus, beautiful

Hermes

Hermogenes

Phebe, shining
"Bar" in a name means "son of," e
Trumpet - Paul seems to reflect, in 1 Thessalonians 4:16, the tradition which connected it with the archangel Michael, but Mt
Adultery - ... Michael Fink... ...
Interim - Julius Phlug, bishop of Naumberg; Michael Helding, titular bishop of Sidon; and John Agricola, preacher to the elector of Brandenburgh; who drew up a project, consisting of 26 articles, concerning the points of religion in dispute between the Catholics and Protestants
Cherub, Cherubim - ... Michael Martin... ...
Scapular - The rules concerning scapulars are: ...
the investing must be done by an authorized person

the scapular may be given in any place, to any Catholic, even to an infant

it must be worn as described above

if replaced, no blessing is required

if it is laid aside for a considerable time, the benefits are forfeited during that time
The Church has approved 18 kinds of scapulars: ...
Scapular of Mount Carmel

Scapular of Our Lady of Ransom

Scapular of Saint Benedict

Scapular of Saint Dominic

Scapular of Saint Joseph

Scapular of Saint Michael the Archangel

Scapular of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary

Scapular of the Help of the Sick

Scapular of the Holy Face

Scapular of the Immaculate Conception

Scapular of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Scapular of the Most Blessed Trinity

Scapular of the Mother of Good Counsel

Scapular of the Passion (black)

Scapular of the Passion (red)

Scapular of the Precious Blood

Scapular of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Scapular of the Seven Dolors
Jude, Epistle of - Then the railers are put to shame by the conduct of Michael the archangel, who when rightly contending with Satan about the body of Moses did not rail against him, but said, "The Lord rebuke thee
Devil, Devlish - Death having been brought into the world by sin, the "Devil" had the power of death, but Christ through His own death, has triumphed over him, and will bring him to nought, Hebrews 2:14 ; his power over death is intimated in his struggle with Michael over the body of Moses
Angel - When a heavenly messenger appeared to Daniel beside the river Hiddekel (Tigris), he spoke of Michael as "one of the chief princes" (10:13,21). The angel Michael was deemed to be Judaism's patron, and the apocryphal writings named three other archangels as leaders of the angelic hierarchy. Gabriel, Michael, Raphael, and Uriel (1Enoch 40:3,6) reported to God about the depraved state of humanity, and received appropriate instructions. According to contemporary thought, Gabriel sat on God's left, while Michael sat on the right side (2Enoch 24:1). A particularly sinister figure was Abaddon (Apollyon in Greek), the "angel of the bottomless pit" (9:11), who with his minions was involved in a fierce battle with Michael and his angels (12:7-9)
Lamentations, Book of - ' There, in that fixed attitude of grief which Michael Angelo has immortalized, the prophet may well be supposed to have mourned the fall of his country" (Stanley, Jewish Church)
Remainder; Remnant - 10:13: “But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia
Ennodius (1) Magnus Felix, Bishop of Pavia - Michael at Pavia, July 17, 521
Commander - ” Thus, Michael is the “prince” of Judah (Dan
Hate, Hatred - Michael Hagan... Bibliography
Harvest - Michael Hagan... ...
Saints, Litany of the - ... Saint Michael, Pray for us
Colossae - ’ About a century later, Theodoret, commenting on Colossians 2:18, says: ‘This disease (τοῦτο τὸ πάθος) remained long in Phrygia and Pisidia … and even to the present time oratories (εὐκτήρια) of the holy Michael may be seen among them and their neighbours. ) reflects a popular belief in the mediation of Michael to save the inhabitants from an inundation
Angels - Twice we meet with 'archangel:' an archangel's voice will accompany the rapture of the church, 1 Thessalonians 4:16 ; and 'Michael the archangel' contended with Satan about the body of Moses. The great dragon and his angels will be subdued by Michael and his angels, and be cast out of heaven
Darkness - ... Michael J
Divination - Michael Hagan... See also Idol, Idolatry ; Revelation, Idea of ... Bibliography
Genealogies - Michael Fink ... ...
Garden - ... Michael Fink... ...
Empire, Byzantine - Under Constantine IX (1042-1055) Michael Caerularius, Patriarch of Constantinople, attempted to create a patriarchate equal to Rome, and was condemned by Leo IX
Air - In Revelation 12:7 the war between Michael and the dragon is in ‘heaven
Assumption of Moses - Then God’s kingdom shall appear, and Satan shall be no more, and the angel who has been appointed chief (Michael) shall avenge them of their enemies. -We read in Judges 1:9 : ‘But Michael the archangel, when, contending with the devil, he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing judgment, but said, “The Lord rebuke thee. The Devil’s claim which Michael thus rebutted was (1) that he was lord of matter (ὄτι ἐμὸν τὸ σῶμα ὡς τῆς ὕλης δεσπόζοντι [Cramer’s Catena in Ep. 1) adds a reproach uttered by Michael to the serpent: ‘a diabolo inspiratum serpentem causam exstitisse praevaricationis Adae et Evae. ... There is also the well-known reference to the lost ‘Assumption’ In Judges 1:9 generalized in 2 Peter 2:10-11)-‘Yet Michael the archangel,’ etc. ... (d) Michael is regarded as the chief antagonist of Satan and of Israel’s foes
Angels - ... Michael (whom some questionably identify with the Son of God) is represented as Israel's champion against Israel's (the literal and the spiritual) accuser, Satan (Daniel 12:1, compare Revelation 12:7-10). Daniel 10 unfolds the mysterious truth that there are angel princes in the spirit world, answering to the God-opposed leaders of kingdoms in the political world, the prince of Persia and the prince of Grecia standing in antagonism to Michael. (See SERAPHIM; CHERUBIM; MICHAEL; GABRIEL
Cross - Michael consists of a central medallion with seven arms radiating from it
Necromancy - Michael Hagan... See also Divination ; Idol, Idolatry ; Gods and Goddesses, Pagan ... Bibliography
Greatness - Michael Hagan... See also God ... ...
Allegory - ... Michael Fink... ...
Iconoclastes - His successor, Michael Curopalates, surnamed Rhangabe, patronized and encouraged it. His successor, Michael, surnamed Balbus, disapproved of the worship of images, and his son Theophilus, treated them with great severity
Gilead - A Gadite, son of Michael ( 1 Chronicles 5:14 )
Apostasy - ”... Michael Fink... ...
Prince - It came later to be applied to the guardian angels of the nations ( Daniel 10:13 ; Daniel 10:20-21 ), to Michael the archangel ( Daniel 12:1 )
Victor Vitensis - Michael Petschenig in the Vienna Corpus Scriptt
Angels - In Judges 1:9 the archangel (Michael) is mentioned; so in 1 Thessalonians 4:16, where Michael is doubtless meant. Of the holy angels only Gabriel (Luke 1:19; Luke 1:26) and Michael (Judges 1:9, Revelation 12:7) are named (from Daniel 8:16; Daniel 9:21; Daniel 10:13; Daniel 10:21; Daniel 12:1). Enoch, 20 (Uriel, Rafael, Raguel, Michael, Saraqael, Gabriel; the Gr
Greek Church - ... However, the death of the emperor Michael, and the deposition of Photius, subsequent thereupon, seem to have restored peace; for the emperor Basil held a council at Constantinople in the year 869, in which entire satisfaction was given to Pope Adrian; but the schism was only smothered and suppressed a while. Towards the middle of the eleventh century, Michael Cerularius, patriarch of Constantinople, opposed the Latins, with respect to their making use of unleavened bread in the eucharist, their observation of the sabbath, and fasting on Saturday, charging them with living in communion with the Jews
Laying on of Hands - ... Michael Fink... ...
Adoption - ... Michael Fink... ...
Angels - ... There are various categories of angels (Genesis 3:24; Isaiah 6:2; Ezekiel 10:3; Colossians 1:16; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; Judges 1:9; see MICHAEL)
Prochorus, a Deacon - ... Under his name has been preserved an apocryphal History of the Apostle John , first published in the Greek text by Michael Neander in the appendix to the 3rd ed
Jude, the Epistle of - The doubts about it arose probably from the reference to the mysterious conflict of Michael the archangel with Satan concerning Moses' body, nowhere else mentioned in Scripture, but found in the apocryphal Book of Enoch. )... So Jude also stamps as true the tradition as to the archangel Michael's dispute with Satan concerning Moses' body (Judges 1:9; compare Deuteronomy 34:6)
Name - Such a practice was almost inevitable when men began to give names to the lower divinities as angels, whose names Μιχαήλ (Michael), [Note: " translation="">Revelation 12:7; T. Cheyne speaks of Michael as ‘a degraded (but an honourably degraded) deity,’ ‘a reflexion, not only of Mithra, but of Marduk,’ as the repository of the Name of God-‘one might say that he is the Name of God’ (Exp, 7th ser
Mary - In verses 7-12 we read of the archangel Michael and the dragon who move from heaven to earth, and then in verses 13-17 of the dragon, the woman, and her child, all of whom are on earth
Anthropomorphism - ... Michael Fink... ...
Angel - The Jews reckon four orders or companies of angels, each headed by an archangel; the first order being that of Michael; the second, of Gabriel; the third, of Uriel; and the fourth, of Raphael. Tobit, who is thought to have resided in Nineveh some time before the captivity, mentions the angel Raphael, Tob_3:17 ; Tob_11:2 ; Tob_11:7 ; and Daniel, who lived at Babylon some time after Tobit, has taught us the names of Michael and Gabriel, Daniel 8:16 ; Daniel 9:21 ; Daniel 10:21
Colosse - ... A legend connected with an inundation was the ground of erecting a church to the archangel Michael near a chasm, probably the one noticed by Herodotus
Daniel, Book of - Two angels have proper names, Gabriel and Michael
Greek Church - At that time, the Patriarch Michael Cerularius, who was desirous to free himself from the papal authority, published an invective against the Latin church, and accused its members of maintaining various errors
Dead Sea Scrolls - The Sons of Light are under the dominion of the Prince of Light, apparently identified as the archangel Michael (cf. Although overshadowed by Christ, the figure of Michael has a significant place at one point in Revelation (12:7); also, while the War Rule mentions the kingdom of Michael, Revelation speaks of the kingdom of Christ (11:15)
Micah - The oldest form of the name was Μikaiahuw , "who is as Jah?" (compare MICHAEL
Light - ... Michael J
Enoch Book of - 9-10, 15), Michael to bind Semjaza and his associates for seventy generations in valleys of the earth (x. -The seven archangels-Uriel, Raphael, Raguel, Michael, Saraqael, Gabriel, Remiel-and their functions (xx. 3-14); an innumerable multitude, and four presences (=archangels)-Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, and Phanuel-and their functions (xl. Michael and Raphael are astonished at the sternness of the judgment upon the fallen angels (lxviii
Satan - The war, said to be in heaven between Michael and his angels, and the Dragon and his angels, (Revelation 12:7) hath been thought by some very able and learned divines to say as much
Moses - it is said respecting the body of Moses that Michael, the archangel, contended with the devil about it, the object of Satan probably being to make his tomb to be regarded as a holy place, to which the people would go for blessing, as people do still to the tombs of saints
Angel - ... Guardian Angels Jesus' comment in Matthew 18:10 and some passages which assign protective roles to angels (for example, Michael, angelic prince over Israel, Daniel 12:1 ; angels of specific churches in Daniel 10:13 ; Acts 12:15 ; Revelation 1:20 ; Revelation 2-3 ) imply that a heavenly counterpart represents each person in heaven
Philippians - The apostle's final greetings and benediction (Philippians 4:21-23 )... Michael Martin... ...
Devil - "Knowing that he hath but a short time" (Revelation 12), in "great wrath" he concentrates his power on the earth, especially toward the end, when he is to lose his standing against Israel and expulsion shall be executed on him and his by Michael (Revelation 12:7-9; Daniel 12:1; Zechariah 3, where Joshua the high priest represents "Jerusalem," whose "choice" by the Lord is the ground of the Lord's rebuke to Satan)
Issachar - Omri of the great family of Michael ruled in David's time; possibly forefather of Omri who usurped the Israelite throne (1 Chronicles 27:18), and built Samaria (perhaps on the same hill Shamir on which Tola of Issachar judged)
Jude, Epistle of - Yet even Michael the archangel, when contending with Satan for the body of Moses, did not venture to dispute his function as Accuser, but left him and his blasphemies to a higher tribunal
Satan - ’ In the earlier literature his great opponent is the archangel Michael
Colossians - Closing greetings and blessings for those in Christ (Colossians 4:2-18 )... Michael Martin... ...
Moses - ... In Jude 1:9 mention is made of a contention between Michael and the devil about the body of Moses
Disciple, Discipleship - ... Michael J
Apocalyptic Literature - Through the intercession of the four archangels, Michael, Uriel, Raphael, and Gabriel, God is moved to arrest bloodshed upon earth. He commands Gabriel to rouse the giants against each other; and, finally, he commands Michael to announce to Semjâzâ the sentence of punishment, which is, that the fallen angels shall be kept enchained and imprisoned under the hills of the earth, waiting the last judgment, when they shall be cast into the fire (10)
Ascension of Isaiah - 3:13b-4:18) His work includes the founding of the Church (‘the descent of the angel of the Christian Church,’ 3:15), and, after coming forth from the tomb on the shoulders of Gabriel and Michael, the sending out of the Twelve. Beliar is finally destroyed, not by Michael but by the Lord Himself (4:14)
Family - Michael Hester... ...
Daniel, Book of - Michael, their champion in the heavenlies, stands up for them
mo'Ses - (Acts 7:24-28 ; 35 ) In (Jude 1:9 ) is an allusion to an altercation between Michael and Satan over the body of Moses
the Angel of the Church of Ephesus - This is neither a Michael nor a Gabriel
Angel - Michael ( Daniel 10:13 , Ezekiel 12:1 ), Gabriel ( Daniel 8:16 ), and there are special angels (‘princes’) who fight for special nations ( Daniel 10:20-21 )
Divination - He was regarded as having his abode in the skies, in which he and his ἄγγελοι had been defeated by an ἀρχάγγελος Michael and his ἄγγελοι, and thrown down on the earth (Revelation 12:7-9) to be flung into the abyss for a thousand years (Revelation 20:3; Revelation 20:7)
Principality Principalities - ’... For the term as used of angels compare certain passages in Daniel (Daniel 10:13; Daniel 10:21; Daniel 12:1), where Michael is called the ‘prince’ of the Jews (LXX_ ἄρχων), and there is also a hostile angel, ‘the prince of the kingdom of Persia
Christ - ... Michael, Daniel 12:1; Revelation 12:7
Dionysius, Pseudo-Areopagita - 827, when Michael the Stammerer sent a copy to Louis le Débonnaire, son of Charlemagne
Devil - Judges 1:9 preserves the tradition of a personal encounter with Michael; and St
Exodus, Theology of - Michael Hagan... See also Covenant ; Egypt ; Moses ; Ten Commandments ... Bibliography
Angels (2) - Paul who speaks most explicitly of ‘the principalities and powers in the heavenly places’ (Ephesians 3:10), and of Christ’s being ‘exalted far above all rule, and authority, and power, and dominion’ (Ephesians 1:21); and ‘evidently Paul regarded them as actually existent and intelligent forces’ (Robinson, in loco); but the same conception presents itself in the Gospels in the reference to archangels, who were four, or in some authors seven, in number: Gabriel, Raphael, Michael, and Uriel being those most frequently mentioned
Old Testament - By the Τemurah) ("change") process new words were obtained, by anagram (or transposition of letters; whereby they supposed, for instance, that Michael must be the angel meant in Exodus 23:23, because it has the same letters as "my angel" in Hebrew by transposition) or by the Atbash alphabet where the last letter of the alphabet represented 'Αleph ( א ), the last but one Βet[h] ( ב ), and so on; thus Sheshach would mean Babel or Babylon
Heaven - Even heaven itself is invaded by the powers of evil, and we have the war in heaven (Revelation 12:7) and the victory of Michael and his hosts over the dragon and his hosts; the heavens and all those that dwell therein are summoned to rejoice over the victory and the final deliverance of heaven from the powers of evil (Revelation 12:12)
Heaven - Even heaven itself is invaded by the powers of evil, and we have the war in heaven (Revelation 12:7) and the victory of Michael and his hosts over the dragon and his hosts; the heavens and all those that dwell therein are summoned to rejoice over the victory and the final deliverance of heaven from the powers of evil (Revelation 12:12)
Hermas Shepherd of - A glorious angel (Michael) cuts rods from the tree and gives them to the people, who in due course return them in great variety of condition-withered, grub-eaten, cracked, green, some with shoots, and some with a kind of fruit
Colossians, Epistle to the - Theodoret says that the archangel Michael was worshipped in the district, and this worship continued for several centuries (see Zahn, op
Apocalypse - ... On the side of good, we have (to take great examples) God and His throne, angels such as Michael and Gabriel, or angelic beings resembling men (of whom the chief, when he appears at all, is the Messiah), books written with the names of the saints, the paradise of God with its trees of healing and nourishment, the new creation with its wonders specialized in the new city and temple
Moses - From an obscure passage in the New Testament, in which Michael the archangel is said to have contended with the devil about the body of Moses, Judges 1:9 , some have thought that he was buried by the ministry of angels, near the scene of the idolatry of the Israelites; but that the spot was purposely concealed, lest his tomb might also be converted into an object of idolatrous worship among the Israelites, like the brazen serpent
Reformation - With this view he ordered Julius Pelugius, bishop of Naumberg, Michael Sidonius, a creature of the pope, and John Agricola, a native of Ayselben, to draw up a formulary which might serve as a rule of faith and worship till the council should be assembled; but as this was only a temporary expedient, and had not the force of a permanent or perpetual institution, it thence obtained the name of the Interim
Rome - One of the most prominent ancient features on the Capitoline Hill to-day is the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius, placed there in 1538, probably under the direction of Michael Angelo, who was commissioned to lay out this site in as worthy a manner as possible
Hermas, Known as the Shepherd - Michael is not the guardian angel of the nation, but of the Christian church
Art - Modern archaeology has proved this idea to be mistaken; and, having pointed out what is now known as to the early use of art by the Church, we need not follow the subsequent history of painting and sculpture, of architecture and the handicrafts, in their developments and decadences, except to say that, though art in the Christian era has been sometimes rude and sometimes pagan, it has at its best—when most perfect in technique and most imbued with spiritual purpose—excelled all else that the world has been able to produce: even the perfect statuary of Greece was outrivalled by such an artist as Michael Angelo, who reveals not only the body but the soul within the body also
Clementine Literature - This is inferred from the citations of the late Greek writers (Nicephorus Callisti, Cedrenus, and Michael Glycas); and the Clementines so amended were so entirely accepted by the later Greek church, that a Scholiast on Eusebius is quite unable to understand the charge of heresy which his author brings against them