Kokabiel

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Kokabiel (Aramaic: כוכבאל, Greek: χωβαβιήλ), also spelled Kôkabîêl, Kôkhabîêl, Kakabel, Kochbiel, Kokbiel, Kabaiel, or Kochab, considered the 'angel of the stars,' [1] is a fallen angel, the fourth mentioned of the 20 Watcher leaders of the 200 fallen angels in the Book of Enoch.[2] His name is generally translated as "star of God,"[3] which is fitting since it has been said that Kokabiel taught astrology to his associates.[4]

According to The Book of The Angel Raziel, Kokabiel is a holy angel; in other apocryphal lore, however, he is generally considered to be fallen. Kokabiel is said to command an army of 365,000 spirits.[3]

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  1. ^ Ginzberg, Louis (1909) The Legends of the Jews, Volume I, Chapter III, at sacred-texts.com
  2. ^ Charles, R.H. (Translator, 1917), The Book of Enoch, Chapter VI at sacred-texts.com
  3. ^ a b Davidson, Gustav (1967), A Dictionary of Angels, Including The Fallen Angels, Entry: Kokabiel/Kakabel, pp. 164, 168, Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 66-19757
  4. ^ Lewis, James R., Oliver, Evelyn Dorothy, Sisung Kelle S. (Editor) (1996), Angels A to Z, p. 241, Visible Ink Press, ISBN 0-7876-0652-9