Angel who oversees true visions and the souls of the
dead on their day of judgment. Ramiel appears in
apocryphal texts. In the Enochian writings, he is
described as both a
and one of the seven
angels who stand before God. In the Sybylline Oracles
he is one of five angels who lead souls to judgment; the
others are Uriel, Arakiel, Samiel, and Aziel.
In 2 Baruch, Ramiel is the angel who presides over
true visions and interprets the apocalyptic vision of
, and he gives the prophet the vision of victory
over the army of Sennacherib. In the Apocalypse of Baruch he is the angel who actually destroys the army
(Michael, Gabriel, Remiel, Uriel, and other angels also
are credited with this act). Ramiel describes the mes-
siah to Baruch as “bright lightning.”
Ramiel presides over thunder, as do Remiel and Uriel.