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IVAN - We know through revelation who was
Michael and Gabriel, but I don't know who was Uriel
and Raphael? I have read that they where angels, but
I want to know if there was more information about
them that you might know.
JOEL - The Bible contains no direct references to the angels Raphael and Uriel however Raphael is mentioned in the D&C:
"And again, the voice of God in the chamber of old
Father Whitmer, in Fayette, Seneca county, and at
sundry times, and in divers places . . . the voice . .
. of Raphael, and of divers angels, from Michael or
Adam down to the present time, all
declaring their dispensation, their rights, their
keys, their honors, their majesty and glory, and the
power of their priesthood; giving line upon line,
precept upon precept; here a little, and there a
little; giving us consolation by holding forth that
which is to come, confirming our hope! (D&C 128:21)
The Prophet Joseph Smith did not record any other
information about Him, however, it is clear that the
angel Rafael had a mortal existence and held keys of
priesthood power during his earthly ministry.
According the the scripture above, Raphael appeared
to the Prophet Joseph Smith in modern times and
conferred the keys of his dispensation. He was thus a
principal participant in the restoration of all
things. Some have speculated that since the
dispensation associated with the prophet Enoch is not
mentioned in the Bible, it is possible that Rafael was
the prophet Enoch or another prophet of
the time of Enoch. (See the book "Angels", Oscar W. McConkie, p. 57)
Revelation 15 talks about seven angels bringing forth
seven plagues (Rev 15:1). Two of these angels, Michael
and Gabriel, are found in the Bible and in latter-day
revelation. (Jude 9; Luke 1: 19; D.& C. 128:21.) The
Apocrypha names all seven angels as Uriel, Raphael,
Raguel, Michael, Saraqael, Gabriel, and Remiel (1 Enoch 20:1-8).
The apocryphal book of Tobit also mentiones Rafael:
"I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, . . .which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One"
According to LDS Author Hugh Nibley:
"In the Apocalypse of Moses, another recent discovery,
Adam, after being washed three times in the Acherusian
Lake, is conducted back to the third heaven. Then he
is clothed in linen garments and anointed with oil,
and prepared to go into
the presence of the Father. In the Apocalypse of
Elijah too, we read, "Then will Gabriel and Uriel
portray the fiery columns. They will come down as in a
column from heaven, and they will lead them into the
holy land. And they will settle them there so that
they may eat of the tree of life and wear a white
garment, . . . and there they will not
thirst." (Nibley, "Temple and Cosmos: Beyond This
Ignorant Present" p. 119)
Some have speculated that the Apostle Peter corresponds to the Angel Uriel. (Seven Trumpets by John P. Pratt)
Except for the D&C scripture quoted earlier, just about anything else written about these two angels
must be considered speculation.