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Is there a Jewish text about the “70 parts of Adams body”? [on hold]

I heard that in an early book like Seth, Adam & Eve or Enoch an Angel, possibly Michael, who buries Adam or ate least acquires his body, later explains to Eve what his body represents and that ...
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What is the need for angels?

Why did G-d create angels to assign them specific tasks (Bava Metzia 86b)? Since G-d is omnipotent, what is the need for angels -- why doesn't He perform these tasks directly?
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Can you explain the beginning of Pirkei D'Rebbi Eliezer chapter 4?

At the beginning of the 4th chapter of Pirkei D'Rebbi Eliezer, it states [my own translation]: On the second day God created the heavens (rakiyah), the angels and the fire of flesh and blood ...