60+ Bible verses about Archangels

An archangel is referred to as an angel of a relatively higher rank. The word Archangel is related to Abrahamic religions. Angels that are similar to Archangels are found in various religions all over the world.

Michael, as well as Gabriel, is considered to be archangels by the Jews, Muslims, and by the majority of Christians.

We also find mentions of archangels in Zoroastrianism. Here are a few bible verses about archangels that will surely help you understand them better.

Bible verses about Archangels

Jude 1:9

But even the archangel Michael, when he was disputing with the devil about the body of Moses, did not himself dare to condemn him for slander but said, “The Lord rebuke you!”

Michael, the Archangel did not dare to condemn the devil for the slander of Moses. Instead, he said that the Lord would rebuke him while he fought over the body of Moses.

Daniel 10:13

“But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because I was detained there with the king of Persia.”

The Prince of the Persian successfully restricted me for a period of twenty-one days. After this, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to my rescue as I was captivated there with the Persian King.

Daniel 12:1

“At that time Michael, the great prince who protects your people, will arise. There will be a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then. But at that time your people – everyone whose name is found written in the book – will be delivered.”

Michael, who is the splendid ruler, who shields the people of your nation, will come to life at that time. There will come a very tough time, something that has not happened in the history of the universe ever. At that time, people whose names are inscribed on the book would be delivered.

Thessalonians 4:16

“For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.”

One day, the Lord himself will come down to the Earth with a loud instruction. The Lord will possess an archangel’s voice and the reveille of the Almighty. The dead body of Jesus Christ will rise first.

Daniel 9:21

“While I was still in prayer, Gabriel, the man I had seen in the earlier vision, came to me in swift flight about the time of the evening sacrifice.”

Gabriel, the Archangel whom I had seen earlier, came flying to me rapidly during the evening sacrifice when I was still in my prayers.

Daniel 10:21

“But first I will tell you what is written in the Book of Truth. (No one supports me against them except Michael, your prince.”

I would first tell you about the writings in The Book of Truth. Michael, your prince, is the only person supporting me against them.

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Daniel 8:11

“It set itself up to be as great as the commander of the army of the LORD; it took away the daily sacrifice from the LORD, and his sanctuary was thrown down.”

It trained itself to be as strong as the commander of the Lord’s army. The daily sacrifice of the Lord was taken away by it. His own sanctuary was taken down.

Revelation 12:7

“And there was war in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back.”

A war broke out in Heaven then. Michael and his associate angels battled in opposition to the dragon. The dragon and his associates retaliated as well.

Luke 1:6

“Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commands and decrees blamelessly.”

The Archangel Gabriel was addressed to Nazareth by the Almighty when Elizabeth had been carrying her child in her womb for six months. Nazareth was a small urban area situated in Galilee.

Revelation 12:8

“But he was not strong enough, and they lost their place in heaven.”

He was not as strong as he was needed to be. Consequently, they were no longer welcome in Heaven.

Revelation 12:9

“The great dragon was hurled down – that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him.”

The ancient serpent summoned the devil, also known as Satan, who misled the whole world. The great dragon, along with his angels, was thrown down. 

Luke 1:19

The angel said to him, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news.”

The angel informed him that he was known as Gabriel and that he was on his feet in front of the Almighty. He also said that he was sent from above to communicate to him the good news from Heaven.

Daniel 8:16

“And I heard a man’s voice from the Ulai calling, “Gabriel, tell this man the meaning of the vision.”

I heard a male voice calling out to me from Ulai and asking me, Gabriel, to convey the meaning of vision to that man. 

Hebrews 1:14

“Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?”

Angels are nothing but agents sent from Heaven to people who are on the verge of attaining salvation.

Joshua 5:13

Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, “Are you for us or for our enemies?”

It was when Joshua reached close to Jericho that his gaze was fixed upon a man who stood before him with a sword pulled out in his hand. So, Joshua went up to him and asked whether he was on their side or on not. 

Joshua 5:14

“Neither,” he replied, “but as commander of the army of the LORD I have now come.” Then Joshua fell facedown to the ground in reverence, and asked him, “What message does my Lord have for his servant?”

Joshua fell face down on the soil and asked him what message the Lord had for his servant.

Joshua 5:15

“The commander of the LORD’s army replied, “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy.” And Joshua did so.”

The instructor of the army of the Lord commanded Joshua to take off his shoes as the place where Joshua stood was sacred. Joshua followed.

Matthew 18:10

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.”

Take care of the fact that you never abominate those little ones. You can completely rely on my words when I say that their angels living in the paradise city always get to witness the countenance of my heavenly Father.

Exodus 3:2

“There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up.”

In flames of fire, the angel of the Lord appeared from within a bush. Moses noticed that the bush did not burn up in spite of it being on fire.

Revelation 1:4

“John, To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne.”

John, I offer you gracefulness and tranquillity from the current, the past and from the future and also from all the seven spirits before his throne.

Matthew 22:30

“At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven.”

Those that come back as resurrected will neither get married nor will they be given away in marriages. They will just become angels up in paradise.

Job 1:6

“One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them.”

There was a day when all the angels along with Satan himself came to the Lord to present themselves.

Luke 20:36

“And they can no longer die; for they are like the angels. They are God’s children, since they are children of the resurrection.”

As they are the children of the Almighty, children who were resurrected can no longer die. They will always be like angels up in Heaven.

Daniel 10:12

Then he continued, “Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them.”

He told me not to be afraid of anything because right from day one that I tried to understand this and humble myself before God, my words were heard. He was sent in response to your words. But the ruler of Persia held me back for twenty-one days, and then, one of the chief rulers, Michael, arrived at my rescue.

Revelation 20:1

“And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key to the Abyss and holding in his hand a great chain.”

I spotted an angel coming down to Earth from up above. He held in his hand a key to a deep, fathomless hole and a splendid iron shackle. He then grabbed the dragon, the ancient serpent, and Satan. He confined him for a thousand years and then hurled him into the bottomless pit, and it was shut with the intention that he could not mislead humanity anymore. After a thousand years, he should be released but only for a while. 

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Thessalonians 4:13

“Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest, who have no hope.”

We do not want you to not know of the people who are asleep so that you do not grieve as much as people who have no hope. We believe that just like God brought back Jesus after he had died, God shall also revive others who have fallen asleep.

Ephesians 6:10

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.”

Be strong in the name of the Lord. Put on this armor all over you so that you can stand strong against all the negative energies of the devil. 

Ecclesiastes 12:7

“And the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.”

The dust comes back to its abode, the Earth, where it belongs and where it has always belonged; and so does the spirit, which comes home after leaving the body it stayed in for so long, to the Almighty, who had created it in the first place. 

Ecclesiastes 10:1

“As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.”

Ecclesiastes 10:2

“The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.”

Ecclesiastes 10:3

“Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense and show everyone how stupid they are.”

Ecclesiastes 10:4

“If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest.”

Ecclesiastes 10:5

“There is an evil I have seen under the sun, the sort of error that arises from a ruler.”

Ecclesiastes 10:6

“Fools are put in many high positions, while the rich occupy the low ones.”

Ecclesiastes 10:7

“I have seen slaves on horseback, while princes go on foot like slaves.”

Ecclesiastes 10:8

“Whoever digs a pit may fall into it; whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.”

Ecclesiastes 10:9

“Whoever quarries stones may be injured by them; whoever splits logs may be endangered by them.”

Ecclesiastes 10:10

“If the ax is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed, but skill will bring success.”

The perfumer’s cologne too starts stinking in the presence of dead flies; and so this is how sagacity and glory to lose their charisma in the existence of folly, even though it is of insignificant quantity. A man of wisdom will always find himself in the right circumstances, while the heart of a foolish person always ends up in the foulest and wrong situations. When a fool walks is out and steps on the street, he not only makes a fool out of himself by showing his absence of all consciousness, but he also proclaims himself like a fool in front of everyone. 

Ecclesiastes 9:5

“For the living know that they will die, but the dead know nothing; they have no further reward, and even their name is forgotten.”

For the ones still having life will carry the fear of death in their hearts till the day they actually die, but the ones that are already dead do not possess any knowledge and thus are fearless; and do not require any more remunerations or redemptions, because their memory is shut out from the minds of people a long time back.  

Ecclesiastes 10:11

“If a snake bites before it is charmed, the charmer receives no fee.”

Ecclesiastes 10:12

“Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious, but fools are consumed by their own lips.”

Ecclesiastes 10:13

“At the beginning their words are folly; at the end they are wicked madness.”

Ecclesiastes 10:14

“And fools multiply words. No one knows what is coming – who can tell them what will happen after them?”

Ecclesiastes 10:15

“The toil of fools wearies them; they do not know the way to town.”

Ecclesiastes 10:16

“Woe to the land whose king was a servant and whose princes feast in the morning.”

Ecclesiastes 10:17

“Blessed is the land whose king is of noble birth and whose princes eat at a proper time – for strength and not for drunkenness.”

Ecclesiastes 10:18

“Through laziness, the rafters sag; because of idle hands, the house leaks.”

Ecclesiastes 10:19

“A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.”

Ecclesiastes 10:20

“Do not revile the king even in your thoughts, or curse the rich in your bedroom, because a bird in the sky may carry your words, and a bird on the wing may report what you say.”

If you feel at any point that your anger is overcoming your mind, do not abandon your ground; that is, do not let your anger rule you, but you have to have complete control over your temper because placidity will put any and every umbrage to sleep. There is a certain type of wickedness living under the shade of the sun that my eyes have witnessed as if it was some sort of mistake committed by the monarchs.

Proverbs 31:6

“Let beer be for those who are perishing, wine for those who are in anguish!”

Proverbs 31:7

“Let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more.”

Offer powerful liquor to those that are in the jaws of death and to those who are going through severe pain and suffering; let them drink their pain away and cease thinking about their poverty and misfortune.

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