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See here for a rundown of the basic opinions. 1) Rashi, the Even Ezra and the Ramban all speak about it being an angel that Hashem sends as His messenger to do things like provide blessings, redemption, etc. The Even Ezra (in Shemos 23) specifically identifies the angel as Michoel. 2) The kabbalistic understanding (brought in the Or Hachaim on the passuk) ...
The באר יעקב explains that in an earlier posuk Yaakov had said that Ephraim and Menashe were to be like Reuven and Shimon, but he did not wish them to be completely like them, because concerning Reuven and Shimon he had prayed that his name should not be associated with them when mentioning their offspring who committed evil deeds. That is, when the Torah ...
you might find some answers here http://www.scribd.com/doc/53748980/A-Dictionary-of-Angels-Including-the-Fallen-Angels-by-Gustav-Davidson, just look for kaballa sources not other religions
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