Michael (son of Beriah)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
MICHAEL (PERSON) [Heb mı̂kāʾēl (מִיכָאֵל)]. “Michael” appears to be a popular Judean name in the Persian period. The name possibly originated during the Exile in Babylon (see #1 and 10 below), and the Chronicler drew upon it to complete artificial genealogies, particularly those related to the tribe
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Michael. Name meaning “Who is like God?” used of 10 men in Scripture and also of one who is described as an “archangel.”1. Father of one of the spies sent by Moses into Canaan (Nm 13:13).2.3. Gadites named in the lists of those who settled in the land of Bashan (1 Chr 5:13, 14).4. Forefather of Asaph,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
MICHAEL (Heb. mîḵā’ēl, ‘who is like God?’—synonymous with Micaiah and Micah). The name of eleven biblical characters, only one of whom gets more than a passing reference. The exception is the *angel Michael, who in pseudepigraphic literature is regarded as the patron of, and intercessor for, Israel
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Michael [mīˊkəl] (Heb. mîḵā˒ēl “Who is like God?”; Gk. Michaēl).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
MICHAEL (Hebrew, “Who is like God?”) The name of an archangel who appears in both the Old Testament and the New Testament (Dan 10:13, 21; 12:1; Jude 9; Rev 12:7). He is one of the three angels the Church venerates by name (with Gabriel and Raphael).In the book of Daniel, the angel Michael appears as
Smith’s Bible Dictionary