. Naadame A ”prince over all the angels and Ceasars” according to The Greater Key of Solomon.

Naar ”lad” One of the many names of Metatron.

Naaririel (variant of Naar) An angelic guard in the 7th Heaven.

Nabu, Nebo ”prophet, proclaimer” The Babylonian prototype of the Judaeo-Christian archangel. Nabu was the son and minister of the god Marduk and in Sumerian theosophy was known as ”the angel of the Lord.” As the scribe of the book of fate, his emblem is the lamp. He was also regarded as one of the recording angels. In Akkadian myth, Nabu was the god of the planet Mercury. Relating the Eastern divinity to Enoch-Metatron, The Legends of the Jews V, 163, states: ”The Babylonian Nebo, heavenly scribe, gave Enoch to the Palestinian, Metatron to the Babylonian Jews, and nothing could be more natural than the final combination of Enoch-Metatron.”

Nachiel, Nakiel, Nakhiel In the cabala, the intelligence of Sol, when it enters the sign of Leo. Nachiel’s cabalistic number is 111. His corresponding spirit is Sorath according to Paracelsus’ doctrine of Talismans.

Nachmiel An angelic guard of the gates of the South Wind.

Nacoriel An angel of the 9th hour of the night. [See Hanozoz.]

Nadiel The angel of migration and ruler of December (Kislav), according to the Vocabulaire de l’Angélologie. [See Haniel.]

Nafriel An angelic guard of the gates of the South Wind.

Nahaliel ”valley of God” An angel presiding over running streams. In Numbers 21:19 Nahaliel is the name of a town.

Nahuriel, Nahoriel One of the seven angel guards of the 1st Heaven in hechaloth lore.

Nairyo Sangha (Persian) One of three angel princes of the three upper gates of the nether world, a messenger of Ahura-Mazda. ”To Nairyo Sangha the souls of the righteous are entrusted.”

Nakir A black angel in Mohammedan lore.

Nakriel An angelic guard of the gates of the South Wind.

Nanael In practical cabala, one of the principalities; also one of the seventy-two angels bearing the name God Shemhamphorae. Nanael exercises dominion over the great sciences, influences philosophers and ecclesiastics. His corresponding angel is Chomme.

NaourthaThe Gospel of Bartholomew, speaks of him as an angel with dominion over the southwest. He is described as having ”a rod of snow in his hand” which he ”putteth into his mouth,” and as quenching the fire ”that cometh out of his mouth.”

Narcoriel An angel of the 8th hour of the night.

Narel In Enochian lore, the angel of winter.

Nariel ”By some called Ariel,” according to The Magus he governs the South Wind and is ruler of the noonday winds.

Naromiel In occult lore, one of the intelligences of the moon, and ruler of Sunday. He resides in the 4th Heaven and invoked from the south.

Narudi An Akkadian spirit, ”lord of the great gods,” whose image was placed in homes to ward off evil people.

Nasarach, Nisroch Another form of Nisroc used in Isaiah and in II Kings 19:37.

Nasargiel, Nagrasagiel, Nasragiel A great holy, lion-headed angel who, with Kipod and Nairyo Sangha, exercised dominion over Hell. He is compared with the Sumerian-Chaldean Nergal. Nasargiel showed Moses around the nether realms on orders from God.

Nasharon An angel prince ”over all the angels and Caesars.”

Nahreil In the text of Isaac ha-Cohen, he is one of three sarim (angelic princes) under the authority of Sephuriron, the 10th of the ten holy sefiroth. The other two are Ithuriel and Malkiel.

Nasr-ed-Din ”help of faith” One of the seven archangels in Yezidic devil-worship.

Nathanael, Xathaniel, Zathael, etc. ”gift of God” In Jewish legendary lore, he is the 6th created angel and one of the twelve angels of vengeance. He is lord over the element of fire. He is the angel who ”burned the servants of Jair” in the contest between God and Baal, saving from the fire the seven men who would not sacrifice to the deity. In The Lemegeton he is an angel of the 6th hour serving under Samil. He is also one of three angels (with Ingethal and Zeruch) set over hidden things. The Uncanonical Jewish Books mentions the legend of his being sent down from Heaven by God to help the warrior Cerez defeat the Amorites.

Natiel An angel inscribed on charms for warding off evil.

Natzhiriron In Isaac ha-Cohen’s text, one of the ten holy sefiroth, the personalized angel of Netzach. In the cabala, the personalized angel is Haniel or Anael.

Nayá’il In Islamic apocalyptic lore, an angel encountered by the sufi Abu Yazid in the 4th Heaven during the sufi’s ascent to all seven Heavens. He offers Abu Yazid ”a kingdom such as no tongue can describe,” but knowing the offer to be only a test of his single-minded devotion to God, Abu Yazid ”pays no heed to it.”

Ndmh Angel of the summer equinox invoked as an amulet against evil.

Neciel One of the twenty-eight angels governing the twenty-eight mansions of the moon.

Negef A holy angel of destruction invoked in ritual magick at the close of the Sabbath.

Nehinah An angel invoked in necromantic operations.

Neithel One of the seventy-two ruling angels of the Zodiac.

Nekir In Arabic lore, an angel who, with Monker and Munkir, interrogates the dead in order to discover what god they worshipped when alive. Both Nekir and Monker are said to have hideous aspects and frightening voices.

Nelapa A Wednesday angel residing in the 2nd Heaven and invoked from the south in theugric operations.

Nelchael An angel belonging to the order of thrones and one of the seventy-two angels bearing the name God Shemhamphorae. However, it appears he is also considered a fallen angel, for in Hell, he teaches astronomy, mathematics, and geography to his fellow demons. His corresponding spirit is Sith.

Nemamiah In the cabala, an archangel, guardian of admirals, generals, and all who engage in just causes. He is also one of the seventy-two bearing the name God Shemhamphorae.

Nememel One of the seventy-two ruling angels of the Zodiac.

Nephonos One of the nine angels that ”run together throughout the heavenly and earthly places.”

Nergal, Nirgal, Nirgali ”great hero,” “great king,” “king death” In Babylonian mythology, he is a planetary ruler of the week. To the Akkadians he was a lion-headed god; to the Chaldeans, one of the four principal protecting guardian angels. He was also the god of Kutha, as in II Kings 17:30, and answered to Baal, as a deity of Hades. In Sumerian-Chaldean-Palestinian lore, he is ruler of the summer sun. In gnosticism he is king of Hades (as in Scripture). In occultism, he is chief of the secret police of the nether regions. He is also credited with being a god of pestilence, war, fever, as well as the spirit of Mars and one of the governors of the Zodiac. In Le Clercq’s collection, he is figured on a bronze medallion; obverse, lion-headed; verso, wings and clawed feet The Dictonnaire Infernal notes him as ”an honorary spy in the service of Belzebuth.”

Neria(h) ”lamp of God” One of the seventy childbirth angels.

Neriel One of the twenty-eight angels governing the twenty-eight mansions of the moon.

Nesanel In Mosaic incantation rites, along with Meachuel and Gabril, he is summoned to free or purge the invocant of all sin.

Nestoriel An angel of the 1st Hour of the day serving under Sammael.

Nestozoz Chief officiating angel of the 3rd hour of the night serving under Sarquamich.

Nethahel One of the seventy-two ruling angels of the Zodiac.

Netoniel In black magick, an angel of the 1st pentacle of Jupiter.

Netzach ”victory, firmness” The 7th of the ten holy sefiroth. The personalized angel of Netzach is Haniel (Anael) of the order of elohim.

Nibra Ha-Rishon A sefira. One of the highest angelic beings and compared with Makon, Logos, Sophia, Metatron.

Nichbadiel An angelic guard of the gates of the South Wind.

Nidbai In Mandaean lore, one of two guardian angels of the River Jordan; the other is Silmai or Shilmai.

Nilaihah, Nith-haiah A poet-angel of the order of dominations. He is invoked by pronouncing any of the divine names along with the 1st verse of Psalm 9. He is in charge of occult sciences, delivers prophecies in rhyme, and exercises influence over wise men that love peace and solitude.

Ninip In Babylonian theosophy, chief of the igigi (angels).

Nisan A Talmudic angel.

Nitibus A genius of the stars and of the 2nd hour.

Nitika A genius of precious stones who presides over the 6th hour.

N’Mosnikttiel A leader of the angels of rage.

Nosaphiel An angel of the 5th pentacle of Saturn. In conjuring him, the invocant is advised to recite a versicle from Deuteronomy 10.

Nogah One of two big stars (angels) that Metatron pointed out to Moses in the 4th Heaven. Nogah ”stands above the sun in summer to cool the earth.”

Nogahel One of the princes ”who stands continually before God and to whom are given the spirit names of the planets.”

Noguel In the cabala, a spirit of Venus. His corresponding intelligence is Hagiel.

Nohariel An angelic guard of the gates of the East Wind.

Noriel ”fire of God” In The Zohar, one of the angels symbolized by special colors; ”by the gold of brass, lit with orange.” In Ozar Midrashim, he is one of the angelic guard of the gates of the East Wind.

Nudriel In hechaloth lore, an angelic guard of the 3rd Heaven.

Nukha’il and Nura’il In Arabic lore, guardian angels invoked during rites of exorcism.

Nuriel ”fire” In Jewish legend an angel of hailstorms encountered by Moses in the 2nd Heaven. Whe he issues from the side of Hesed (kindness), he manifests as an eagle, an eagle that, when issuing from the side of Geburah (force), is Uriel. In The Book of Protection, he is characterized as a ”spell-binding power” and grouped with Michael, Shamshiel, Seraphiel, and other great angels. The Zohar credits him with governing Virgo. He is 300 parasangs tall and has a retinue of 50 myriads of angels ”all fashioned out of water and fire.” His height is exceeded only by the Erelim; by the watchers; by Af and Hemah; and Metatron. In Gnostic lore, he is one of the seven subordinates to Jehuel, prince of fire. He is also effective at warding off evil as a charm.

N’Zuriel Yhwh One of the eight highest-ranking angel princes of the Merkabah.


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