He will give his angels charge of you,
To guard you in all your ways.
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ANGEL OF DEATH
and destruction, sometimes syn-
onymous with Behemoth and Leviathan. Rahab (the
name means “violence”) is the demon of insolence and
He also rules over the primordial sea and is not
always malevolent. Rahab’s name can be invoked
to obtain the assistance of the sea. Jew-
ish mystical tales tell of Rahab obligingly offering up
treasures and possessions lost in shipwrecks, in
response to incantations invoking his holy
one story he retrieves an evil amulet that was sunk in
the seas, which a rabbi then uses to exorcise the curse
of a witch.
Jewish lore tells that God destroyed Rahab for
refusing to part the upper and lower waters at creation.
Apparently he was resurrected, for God destroys him
again for chasing the Israelites across the parted Red
Sea. In a benevolent act, Rahab rescues the
, containing all knowledge and mystical secrets,
after the other angels have cast it into the sea to pre-
vent it from being used by humans.