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Raphael performs all manners of healing according to all Abrahamic religions.

Reprinted from The Healing Miracles...

Medieval French rabbiauthor and Tanakh Hebrew Bible commentator Rashi views Raphael as being one of the three angels that appeared to Abraham in the oak grove of Mamre in the Book of Genesis. Raphael was generally associated with the angel mentioned in the Gospel of John as stirring the water at the healing pool of Bethesda.

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Raphael is also an angel in Mormonismas he is briefly mentioned in the Doctrine and Covenants. Raphael is a venerated angel within the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and Lutheran traditions, and he is often given the title "Saint Raphael".

In Islam, Raphael is the fourth major angel; and in the Muslim traditionhe is known as Israfil. Though unnamed in the Quran, hadith identifies Israfil with the angel of Dura 6, verde Within Islamic eschatologyIsrafil is traditionally attributed to a trumpet, which is poised St raphael day his St raphael day, and when God so commands he shall be ready to announce the Day of Resurrection.

The angels mentioned St raphael day the Torahthe older books of the Hebrew Bibleare without names. Shimon ben Lakish of Tiberias AD —asserted that all the specific names for the angels were brought back by the Jews from Babylonand modern commentators would tend to St raphael day. Michaelas the greatest, walked in the middle, with Gabriel to his right and Raphael to his left Yoma 37a.

All three angels were commanded to carry out a specific mission. Gabriel's mission was to destroy Sodom ; Michael's mission was to inform Sarah that she would give birth to Issac in a year's time; Raphael's mission was to heal Abraham from his recent circumcision and save Lot.

Rashi writes, "Although Raphael's mission included two tasks, they were considered a single mission since they were both acts that saved people. Raphael is named in several Jewish apocryphal books.