An archangel, the greatest and mightiest of the fiery host. According to some, the prophet Elijah elevated to angelic state. Sandalphon is also described as the twin-brother of Metatron, or as Metatron's female counterpart.
- Davidson, Gustav. (1994). Dictionary of Angels: Including the Fallen Angels. New York: The Free Press.
- Ginzberg, Louis. (1909). The Legends of the Jews, 7 volumes. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America.