Usage Hebrew (Hellenized), Judeo-Christian Legend, Literature
Other Forms FormsZaphiel, Zofiel
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 10/19/2010
Last Editor EditorLucille on 10/19/2010
Apparently either means "watchman of God" or "rock of God" in Hebrew. It could also be a variant of Jophiel, since the angel Jophiel is also regularly called Zophiel in various sources. This was also the name of an angel in Milton's epic "Paradise Lost."