This angel is Moses. And Moses is a man with divine beings who is a messenger of G-d’s laws. The divine beings are G-d and the person of the spirit of the Holy G-d.
A man with divine beings who is a messenger also describes the man who wrestles with Jacob and gives Jacob the name Israel. They are found throughout the Jewish Bible.
A man with divine beings is a host of the L-rd of Hosts is another way of describing a man the person of the spirit of G-d has alighted upon rather than an angel.
From: Angels & Angelology “Some scholars infer from this phenomenon that the angel was not regarded as an independent being, but simply as a manifestation of the Divine power and will. Others suppose that in the earliest version of these stories a human being was confronted directly by God, and that later scribes toned down the boldness of this concept by interposing an angel.”
The earliest version that a human being was confronted directly by G-d were correct. The later scribes were wrong. The man who wrestled with Jacob was just that. A man. And G-d and the person of the Holy G-d had alighted upon him.
I am a host of the L-rd of Hosts. It is not so much a confrontation as it is a welcoming of divine beings to guide you through the tasks G-d would have you do for Him.
15All the people witnessed the thunder and lightning, the blare of the horn and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they fell back and stood at a distance. 16“You speak to us,” they said to Moses, “and we will obey; but let not God speak to us, lest we die.” 17Moses answered the people, “Be not afraid; for God has come only in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may be ever with you, so that you do not go astray.” 18So the people remained at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God was. Exodus 20/15-18 Tanakh JPS 1985.
20I am sending an angel before you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that I have made ready. 21Pay heed to him and obey…
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