Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Four Angels, Corners, and Winds of the Four Elements of God's Creation


After this I saw Four Angels standing at the Four Corners of the Earth, holding back the Four Winds.
 
- Revelation 7:1 New International Version (NIV)





Judeo/Christian Interpretation of Revelation 7:1

'Four Angels' = Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, Uriel
'Four Corners' = South, East, West, North
'Four Winds' = East Wind of the Morning, West Wind of the Evening, North Wind of Midnight, South Wind of Noon

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'Four Angels standing at the Four Corners of the Earth, holding back the Four Winds'

- Revelation 7:1



'Four Angels standing at the Four Corners of the Earth, holding back the Four Winds'

- Revelation 7:1

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'Four Angels' of the 'Four Corners'
Michael, Guardian Angel of the North, Elemental Angel of Fire
Raphael,  Guardian Angel of the East, Elemental Angel of Air
Gabriel, Guardian Angel of the West, Elemental Angel of Water
Uriel, Guardian Angel of the South, Elemental Angel of Earth

'Four Angels' of the 'Four Winds'
Michael, Angel of the East Wind and/or Morning Wind
Raphael, Angel of the West Wind and/or Evening Wind
Gabriel, Angel of the North Wind and/or Midnight Wind
Uriel, Angel of the South Wind and/or Noonday Wind

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Pertinent Judeo/Christian References
- Thomas Heywood's Hierarchy of Blessed Angels (1635)
- Miscellaneous Information, Archangels-and-angels.com
- Bible, New International Version (NIV)
- Wikipedia (Entry for Archangel Uriel) 


 

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