Archangel Selaphiel (Salathiel)

The Archangel Selaphiel, whose name means “the prayer of God, impelling to prayer” (3 Ezdras 5:16). He prays to God for mankind.

On icons the Archangels are depicted in according to the character of their service:

Selaphiel in a prayerful posture, gazing downwards, hands folded on the chest.