Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Michael : who is like God?

  1. The title given to one of the chief angels (Daniel 10:13,21; 12:1). He had special charge of Israel as a nation. He disputed with Satan (Jude 1:9) about the body of Moses. He is also represented as warning against "that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world" (Revelation 12:7-9).
  2. The father of Sethur, the spy selected to represent Asher (Numbers 13:13).
  3. 1 Chronicles 7:3, a chief of the tribe of Issachar.
  4. 1 Chronicles 8:16, a Benjamite.
  5. A chief Gadite in Bashan (1 Chronicles 5:13).
  6. A Manassite, "a captain of thousands" who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:20).
  7. A Gershonite Levite (1 Chronicles 6:40).
  8. The father of Omri (1 Chronicles 27:18).
  9. One of the sons of king Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 21:2,4). He was murdered by his brother Jehoram.
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