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*Question:*  Zechariah 5:9 makes it sound like there are angels that are
women?  Are there female angels?
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Response:  *Probably so.  Although Zechariah 5:9 is the only place in
scripture where we have specific evidence of [possible] female angels, it
certainly makes a certain logical sense that where there is the male (and
all the other angelic references are to males) there ought to be the female
(given what is obvious and well-known from God's construction of this world
in which we live). But, of course, that is not the same things as specific
scriptural proof. On the other hand, the Bible only has to say something
once to guarantee that it is true. Here is what I have to say about this
verse in part 4 of the Satanic Rebellion series:

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"The question as to whether there are female angels is not specifically
addressed in scripture. However, in Zech.5:9, two winged woman take the
woman "wickedness" away to Babylonia in a basket. While it is true that
"wickedness" is a personification rather than a true person in that
context, the two creatures who transport her seem to be angels, functioning
in a typically angelic way, and they are clearly described as female. Jesus
assures us that in the resurrection, we will not marry (Lk.20:36), but this
does not mean that we shall no longer possess gender. Finally, angels
cannot produce angelic progeny, but this does not mean that they do not
possess gender; they are commonly described as "the sons of God" (e.g., Job
38:7), referring


Source: ichthys.com/mail-female-angels.htm


Angels – Male or Female – What are Angel Genders

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** Are Angels Male or Female? (What Are Angel Genders?) **

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*Question: *Are Angels Male or Female? (What Are Angel Genders?)

Most references to angels in religious texts describe angels as men, and
famous archangels (such as Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, and Uriel) have shown
up as men most often in encounters with human beings. However, people
throughout history have also recorded angels appearing as women. So, has
God made most angels male and some female? If not, what are angel genders?

Since angels are spirits who aren’t bound by Earth’s physical laws,
they can choose to appear in any form when they visit Earth. So do angels
simply choose a gender for whatever mission they’re going on? Or are they
either male or female in whatever they do?

*Answer: *

-Genders on Earth-

Throughout recorded history, people have reported encountering angels in
both male and female forms.

The Torah, Bible, and Qur'an -- major religious texts that often mention
angels -- don't definitively explain angelic genders but usually describe
angels appearing on Earth as males.

However, a passage from the Torah and the Bible (Zechariah 5:9-11)
describes separate genders of angels appearing at once: two female angels
lifting a basket and a male angel answering the prophet Zechariah's
question: "Then I looked up -- and there before me were two *women*, with
the wind in their wings! They had wings like those of a stork, and they
lifted


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