before God; i.e., his servant, one of the Levites who returned with Zerubbabel from the Captivity (Neh. 9:4; 10:9; 12:8).
kadmiel turned on him with a sweep and a whirr of his spicy-scented gown.
Again Puck translated to kadmiel in the strange, solemn-sounding language, and at last kadmiel laughed.
kadmiel halted, all black against the pale green sky beyond the wood—a huge robed figure, like the Moses in the picture-Bible.