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ARí éL > 'ĂRı̂Y'ÊL / 'ARI'EL

This name is of Hebrew name “'Ărı̂y'êl > 'Ari'el” (Ancient Greek: Ariēl “Ἀριηλ”), composed of two elements: “Arí” (lion) plus “él” (God). In turn the name means “lion of God, hearth of God”. Ari'el is an archangel found primarily in Jewish and Christian mysticism and Apocrypha. The name Ariel occurs in the Hebrew Bible but as the name of an angel the earliest source is unclear. According to the German occultist Cornelius Agrippa (1486–1535): "Ariel is the name of an angel, sometimes also of a demon, and of a city, whence called Ariopolis, where the idol is worshipped." Ariel is also an Israeli settlement and a city in the central West Bank.

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