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The origin of the name Michael is Hebrew


This is how Michael is written in Hebrew:

מִיכָאֵל = Miyka’el


This is how Michael is written in Greek

Μιχαήλ = Michaēl


The  biblical meaning of the name Michael is: who is like God.


Michael was the first archangel who is described as the one who stands in time of conflict for the children of Israel


The name Michael appears in the bible in the following verses:

Numbers 13:13 KJV
Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of Michael.

1 Chronicles 5:13 KJV
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 5:14 KJV
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 6:40 KJV
The son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchiah,

1 Chronicles 7:3 KJV
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 8:16 KJV
And Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, the sons of Beriah;

1 Chronicles 12:20 KJV
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 27:18 KJV
Of Judah, Elihu, one of the brethren of David: of Issachar, Omri the son of Michael:

2 Chronicles 21:2 KJV
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 8:8 KJV
And of the sons of Shephatiah; Zebadiah the son of Michael, and with him fourscore males.

Daniel 10:13 KJV
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 10:21 KJV
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 12:1 KJV
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 1:9 KJV
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 12:7 KJV
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,