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Zaphkiel (Hebrew: צפקיאל‎), also written as Jafkiel, Japhkiel, Tzaphkiel, Zafkiel, Zafchial, Zaphchial, or Zaphiel, is an archangel. He is sometimes equated with Jophiel/Zophiel, but other times considered to be a different angel.[1] Zaphkiel is "chief of the order of thrones and one of the 9 angels that rule Heaven; also one of the 7 archangels."[1] He is associated with the planet Saturn.[1]

In fiction

Zaphkiel has been adapted for several pieces of modern fiction:


  1. ^ a b c Davidson, Gustav (1971) [1967]. A Dictionary of Angels: Including the Fallen Angels. New York: Free Press.