"Prince of God." The twentieth of the twenty leaders of the Watchers mentioned in the Book of Enoch. They descended to the summit of Mount Hermon to take human wives. Sariel taught men the course of the moon.

In the Coptic Orthodox tradition Sariel (Suriel) is one of the seven archangels. In 1 Enoch 20:6, Sariel (Saraqâêl) is the archangel who is set over the spirits, who sin in the spirit.

In Kabbalah he is the prince of the demons of the air, a servant of Lilith.



  • 1 Enoch 20:2; 69:2.
  • Dennis, Rabbi Geoffrey W. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism. Woodbury: Llewellyn Publications.