Do angels have wings?


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The most common image of an angel is essentially a human being with wings. This is not biblical. The Bible often presents angels as appearing as human beings. However, this does not indicate that a...

July 01 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report

Psalm 121 Allyse C
My answer is quite frank, no, the angels do not have wings. If we look in Genesis 1:25-27, we see here that man was made in the image of "God". But, if we dig deeper in the Scriptures, we see that the Hebrew word for "God" in this reference is actually "Elohim", which means "mighty ones". These mighty ones are the angels. So, man was made in the likeness of the angels. Now, to further prove my point, do we have wings? The answer to that question is also quite frank; no, we do not have wings. Therefore, angels do not have wings! We look forward to that day when we will be made "equal unto the angels" and we will be perfect and sinless (Luke 20:35-36).

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