Uriel is an angel mentioned in 1 book of Enoch, served as guide to Enoch in the upper heavens. He governs an angelic army. In 14 Ezra he reveals visions to Ezra. In the midrash he is one of four angels surrounding the throne of God. A.G.H.


Bowker, John, The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, New York, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 1009