In Hebrew, the 550 Rulers King Solomon set over his work
are called Sarim, translated as "rulers," "prince,"
and "chief" a title being used for several types
of angels. The Sarim are considered part of the singing
angels who continually sing the praises of God. The Torah
tels us that there are three "precious pearls"
in each direction giving us a set of twelve very special
angels actually named in the Zohar. Some may recognize these
as the twelve six-winged seraphim giving us the 12X6=72
sarim or princes/governors of all the language groups of
Another role given to the Sarim is the protection of the
nations of the World. Some 70 angels where given this task.
However, it is stated that all these angels fell from grace
following the war in heaven, all accept the Archangel Michael.
( Click here for more information
on the Fallen Angels).
Further confusion abound that there is referenceto Se'irim,
or hairy demons as the word itself means, are mentioned
in Leviticus 17:7 and 2 Chronicles 11:15 as "goat-demons".
Isaiah 34:14 says that the "goat-demons" greet
each other amoung the ruins of Edom...." The Book of
Enoch mentions sa'ir, sa'irim which also refers to 'he-goats'
of which the Angel Azazel was linked. Are Sarim, Irim and
Se'irim, the same?
As you can see what and who the Sarim actually are is a
What we do know:
They are lead by a great angel princes, the Angel Tagas,
conductor of the singing angels. Some identified angels
Aanfiel - Chief of the Crown Judgment
angels of the Merkabah.
Akatriel - (AKA: Akatreil): Revealer of
the devine mysteries and the angel of proclamation.
Anael - (AKA: Haniel) - Chief of the order
of Principalities and Virtues; one of the 7 archangels;
governor of December; reputed to have transported Enoch
Azbuga - One of the eight great Thrones
angels who clothes himself with the garment of
righteousness those deemed worthy among the new arrivals
Barakiel - (AKA: Barkiel or Barbiel):
Ruler of the Order of Seraphim, governor of the month of
February, and one of the 7 archangels.
Camael - (AKA: Kemuel) - Chief of the
Orders of Powers; one of the holy sefiroth; personifiaction
of devine justice; one of the 7 archangels that stand in
the presence of God.
Chayyiel - Chief of the Holy Hayyoth (Cheribum).
Gabriel - Angel of annunciation, resurrection,
mercy, and vengeance; ruling prince of the 1st Heaven; chief
of the angelic guards over Paradise.
Galgaliel - Eponymous head of the Order
of Galgalim (chariots of the Merkabah); chief angel of the
wheel of the Sun.
Iofiel - Preceptor angel of Shem and prince
of the Torah. One of the 7 archangels and Chief of the Order
Jehoel - (AKA: Jaoel) - One of the princes
of the presence.
Metatron - Chancellor of Heaven, Prince
of the ministering angels and sustainer of mankind.
Michael - Chief angel of the Lord, deliverer
of the faithful.
Phanuel - (AKA: Raguel) - Archangel of
penance. Identified with archangels Uriel and Ramiel.
Quaddisin - Twin angels who, together with
the twin Irin (See above), constitutes the supreme judgment
council of the Heavenly Court.
Radueriel - (AKA: Vretil) - The recording
angel and leader of the Celestial Choirs.
Raphael - Angel of healing, science, and
knowledge. One of the princes of the presence and regent
of the sun.
Raziel - (AKA: Galizur) - Chief of the
supreme mysteries and angel Adam who he delivered the Book
of the Angel Raziel.
Rikbie - Chief of the devine chariot and
prince of the Merkabah angels.
Sopheriel Mehayye and Sopheriel Memeth
- Two of the supreme angels of the Merkabah, keepers of
the books of life and death.
Soqued Hozi - Keeper of the divine balances
and one of the 8 supreme angels of the Merkabah.
Sandalphon - (AKA: Elijah): Angel of power
and glory. Sandalphon's twin brother is the angel Metatron.
Shemuil - The great archon, mediator between
the prayers of Israel and the princes of the 7th heaven.
Suriel - Benevolent angel of death. Instructor
of Moses and a prince of the presence.
Tzadkiel - Angel of divine justice.
Uriel - Archangel of salvation and regent
of the Sun. Also a member of the order of Thrones.
Yefefiah - (AKA: Dina) - Angel of the
Holy Torah, he instructed Moses in the mysteries of the
Zagzagel - Angel of wisdom and chief guard
of the 4th heaven. In the Bible the angel of the burning
Clearly this list may include those recognised as Fallen
Angels but also Archangels, Angelic Princes and Cheribum
who are not. Archangel Michael, Archangel Gabriel, Archangel
Anael, Metatron, Sandalphon and Uriel are NOT fallen angels.
See Link - The Watchers - Click
The Book of Enoch - Book 1 - Watchers
Leviticus 16.8 and 17:7
2 Chronicles 11:15