Belief in Angels in The Old Testament

For He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. You will tread up on the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent. “Because he loves Me,” says the Lord, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges My name. He will call up on Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. With long life will I satisfy him and show him My salvation.” (Psalms, 91:11-16)

… All at once an an gel touched him and said, “Get up and eat.” He looked around, and there by his head was a cake of bread baked over hot coals, and a jar of water. He ate and drank and then lay down again. The angel of the Lord came back a second time and touched him and said, “Get up and eat, for the journey is too much for you.” So he got up and ate and drank. Strengthened by that food, he traveled forty days and forty nights until he reached Horeb, the mountain of God. (1 Kings, 19:5-8)

He replied, “The Lord, before Whom I have walked, will send His angel with you and make your journey a success.” (Genesis, 24:40)

The Lord replied… “Now go, lead the people to the place I spoke of, and My angel will go before you. However, when the time comes for Me to punish, I will punish them for their sin.” (Exodus, 32:33-34)

Jacob also went on his way, and the angels of God met him. (Genesis, 32:1)

But when we cried out to the Lord, He heard our cry and sent an angel and brought us out of Egypt. (Numbers, 20:16)

Then the Lord spoke to the angel, and he put his sword back in to its sheath. (1 Chronicles, 21:27)

With the coming of dawn, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Hurry! Take… your two daughters who are here…” (Genesis, 19:15)

The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When he saw them, he got up to meet them… (Genesis, 19:1)

“See, I am sending an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way and to bring you to the place I have prepared. Pay attention to him and listen to what he says. Do not rebel against him; he will not forgive your rebellion, since My Name is in him. If you listen carefully to what he says and do all that I say, I will be an enemy to your enemies and will oppose those who oppose you. My angel will go ahead of you…” (Exodus, 23:20-23)

I will send an an gel before you… to the land flowing with milk and honey. (Exodus, 33:2-3)

And the Lord sent an angel, who annihilated all the fighting men and the leaders and officers in the camp of the Assyrian king. So he with drew to his own land in disgrace. (2 Chronicles, 32:21)

Praise the Lord, you His angels, you mighty ones who do His orders, who obey His word. Praise the Lord, all His heavenly hosts, you His servants who do His will. Praise the Lord, all His works everywhere in His dominion. Praise the Lord, O my soul. (Psalms, 103:20-22)

Praise Him, all His an gels, praise Him, all His heavenly hosts. (Psalms, 148:2)

I asked, “What are these, my lord?” The angel who was talking with me answered, “I will show you what they are.” Then the man standing among the myrtle trees explained, “They are the ones the Lord has sent to go through out the earth.” And they reported to the angel of the Lord, who was standing among the myrtle trees, “We have gone throughout the earth and found the whole world at rest and in peace.” (Zechariah, 1:9-11)

Then the angel who talked with me answered me, “Don’t you know what these are?”… And he answered, and spoke to me, saying: “This is the word of the Lord…” (Zechariah, 4:5-6)

When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, “The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.” (Judges, 6:12)

The angel of the Lord appeared to her and said, “You are sterile and childless, but you are going to conceive and have a son… The angel of God came again to the woman while she was out in the field.” (Judges, 13:3, 9)

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