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4 (malakhíms) Angels? Much has been written about these figures; however the only certainty is that the term “angel” comes from the Greek “àgghelos” which means “messenger, herald, correspondent”. The traditional religious literature follows the Holy Scriptures wherein they are described as intelligent beings, superior to men and subordinate to God. They are also often called “sons of God,” “inhabitants of the sky.” The religious tradition itself equates them to various figures described in different stories: The Sumerians' “Anunnaki”, the Greeks' “demons”, the Romans' “genii”, or the Zoroastrianism's “spirits.” In the Old Testament these figures are already present at the beginning of human life and make their appearance as guardians of Eden after the expulsion of the first humans (Genesis 3:24). They are also present, again as Elohìms' messengers, in many events of the history of the people of Israel: they are involved in helping Hagar, Abraham's servant (Gen 16:9); they introduce themselves to Abraham (Gen 18:2) and his nephew Lot (Genesis 19:1) and an 73

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