Sunday, March 18, 2012

Jewish angelic hierarchy


We Love Angels. We believe in Angels. Amen

RankAngelic ClassNotes
1Chayot HaKodesh[1]See Ezekiel chs. 1 and 10
2OphanimSee Ezekiel chs. 1 and 10
3ErelimSee Isaiah 33:7
4HashmallimSee Ezekiel 1:4
5SeraphimSee Isaiah 6
6MalakimMessengers, angels
7Elohim"Godly beings"
8Bene Elohim"Sons of Godly beings"
9CherubimSee Talmud Hagigah 13b
10Ishim"manlike beings", see Genesis 18:2, Daniel 10:5