He will give his angels charge of you,
To guard you in all your ways.
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issim (aishim; ashim; ischim; izachim)
Angels who live in the fifth
and who are made
of snow and ice. Their primary duty is to extol the glory
of God. Issim means “valorous men” or “men of God,”
and is applied to both saintly men and angels. In the
they are the beautiful souls of just men
(saints). The Zohar equates them with the
) and says they are ruled by Azazel and also
Zephaniah as their chief. The issim are ranked the 10th
order of angels in importance in the Zohar; sixth in the
Maset Azilut; and second in the Berith Menucha. They
also are sometimes equated with the
The issim are known as the “Flaming Ones” and
“the Souls of Fire,” and are referenced in Psalms 104:4:
“who makest the winds thy messengers, fire and flame
The issim are mentioned in the Book of Judges.
Manoah and his wife, who are childless, are visited by
ANGEL OF THE LORD
” or “man of God” who tells
them they will have a son. The wife tells Manoah:
A man of God came to me, and his countenance of the angel
of God, very terrible; I did not ask him whence he came,
and he did not tell me his name, but he said to me, “Behold,
you shall conceive and bear a son.” (Judges 13:6–7)MOSES
sees the issim where he visits the fifth
The issim also is a name of the
) or “Blessed Souls,” who are half human and half
angel or god and who rule the 10th sephirah, Malkuth
(Kingdom), governed by Metatron.