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The name does not appear in the Bible. It is the French feminine form of “Michel” which was derived from the Hebrew name מִיכָאֵל (Mikha’el) and was an extended form of Micha, meaning “who is like God?”. This is a rhetorical question to emphasise that there’s no one like God. There are several characters bearing this name in the Bible. In the Old Testament the Book of Numbers, Michael was one of the twelve spies sent into Canaan. In the New Testament, he was one of the archangels in the Book of Jude. In the Book of Revelation, Michael and his angels fought against the dragon. He was regarded as the leader of heaven’s soldiers.

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