Zadkiel the Archangel

Archangel Zadkiel
Zadkiel "Righteousness of God" is the archangel of prayer, freedom, benevolence, mercy, and the Patron Angel of all who forgive. Also known as Sachiel, Zedekiel, Zadakiel, Tzadkiel, Zedekul and Hesediel. Rabbinical tradition considers him to be the angel of mercy.

Zadkiel was said to be the Angel who prevented Abraham from sacrificing his son, Isaac. In a Theological Discourse of Angels, by Benjamin Camfield, Zadkiel is the angel of Jupiter.

Zadkiel is also said to be a one of the nine rulers of heaven, as well as one of the seven archangels presiding next to God.

In rabbinic writings Zadkiel belongs to the order of Hashmallim and considered to be chief of that order. A Zadkiel is associated with the color violet.

Zadkiel save Abraham sonZadkiel stopped Abraham from sacrificing Isaac

In many of Zadkiel paintings that exist, some of which are earlier period pieces from centuries past, Zadkiel will be seen wearing a long flowing violet colored robe and sash, and having outstretch pure white angelic wings. The angel is also usually seen with a flaming sword.

According to the Zohar, Zadkiel is one of two chieftains who assist Michael when the archangel goes into battle.

The angel's position in the Sephirot is fourth, which corresponds to mercy.

Sephira Hesed
In the Kabbalah Zadkiel rules sphere 4 - Hesed, which corresponds to "Mercy".

Sandalphon Gabriel Michael Haniel Raphael Kamael Zadkiel Tzaphkiel Raziel Metatron

Kabbalistic Angelic Hierarchy