Spirits who live in heaven with God; also the devils of hell, who are angels fallen from goodness. In the Bible (see also Bible), angels are often sent to Earth, sometimes with a human appearance, to bring the messages of God to people, to guide and protect them, or to execute God's punishments. (See Abraham and Isaac, Annunciation, cherubim, Daniel in the lions' den, Gabriel, Jacob's ladder, Lot's wife, Lucifer, Michael, Passover (see also Passover), plagues of Egypt, Satan, and Sodom and Gomorrah.)
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Murders in the City of Angels have fallen by about half in the last 10 years: no small feat for such a big city.
This sultry ballad about break-ups and make-ups in the City of Angels is haunting stuff.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She has 16 total nominations, including one in the TV field for Angels in America.Jennifer Aniston, Oscar Nominee? 5 Takeaways from the 2015 SAG Award Nominations|Kevin Fallon|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The play of Sunday, the play of being angels in the choir, is not just a peripheral secondary marginal realm of activity.
There's a being far more curious to the world of ‘Magic: The Gathering’ than dragons, angels, or merfolk: female players.Is ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Immune to GamerGate Misogyny?|David Levesley|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All that has been given concerning the knowledge of angels relates to what they know through their own natures as created.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Behold they that see shall cry without, the angels of peace shall weep bitterly.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
So speaks the ideal official dealing with the ideal citizen in the dream life among the angels.
In a population of angels a socialistic commonwealth would work to perfection.
"The angels don't whisper such blessed dreams to me," returned Dorothy, sadly.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
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see fools rush in where angels fear to tread; on the side of the angels.