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AN'GEL, n. Usually pronounced angel, but most anomalously. L. angelus Gr. a messenger, to tell or announce.

1. Literally, a messenger one employed to communicate news or information from one person to another at a distance. But appropriately,
2. A spirit, or a spiritual intelligent being employed by God to communicate his will to man. Hence angels are ministers of God, and ministring spirits. Hebrews 1 .
3. In a bad sense, an evil spirit as, the angel of the bottomless pit. Math. 25. 1 Corinthians 6 . Revelation 9 .
4. Christ, the mediator and head of the church. Revelation 10 .
5. A minister of the gospel, who is an embassador of God. Revelation 2,3 .
6. Any being whom God employs to execute his judgments. Revelation 16 .
7. In the style of love, a very beautiful person.

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Entry for 'Angel'. King James Dictionary.

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