should I be scared of it?
The idea of an ^angel of death^ is present in several religions. The ^angel of death^ is known as Samael, Sariel, or Azrael in Judaism, as Malak Almawt in Islam, as Yama or Yamaraj in Hinduism, and as the Grim Reaper in popular fiction. In various mythologies, the angel of death is imagined as anything from a cloaked skeletal figure with a sickle, to a beautiful woman, to a small child. While the details vary, the core belief regarding the angel of death is that it is a being who comes to a person at the moment of death, either actually causing death or simply observing it with the purpose of then taking the person’s soul to the abode of the dead.
This ^angel of death^ concept is not taught in the Bible. The Bible nowhere teaches that there is a particular angel who is in charge of death or who is present whenever a person dies. Second Kings 19:35 describes an angel putting to death 185,000 Assyrians who had invaded Israel. Some also see Exodus chapter 12, the death of the firstborn of Egypt, as the work of an angel. While this is possible, the Bible nowhere attributes the death of the firstborn to an angel. Whatever the case, while the Bible describes angels causing death at the command of the Lord, Scripture nowhere teaches that there is a specific angel of death.
God, and God alone, is sovereign over the timing of our deaths. No angel or demon can in any sense cause our death before the time God has willed it to occur. According to Romans 6:23 and Revelation 20:11-15, death is separation, separation of our soul-spirit from our body (physical death) and, in the case of unbelievers, everlasting separation from God (eternal death). Death is something that occurs. Death is not an angel, a demon, a person, or any other being. Angels can cause death, and may be involved in what happens to us after death, but there is no such thing as the ^angel of death.^
The Angel of Death is portrayed differently in many various religions - one of its most common portrayals is of the Grim Reaper, who harvests souls with it/his? scything blade.
The Angel Azrael is also another personification of this... and in some ways is strongly linked to Exorcism. Some of the old myths involving Azrael tell of how he wished to calm humanity’s naturally-bred fear of death and dying, since if their lives were lived bountifully, in peace and harmony, they should not fear it.
Don't be afraid of this angel! His task is vital and grim (yes, I see the pun!) but we all are mortal, and must pass on at some point.
Azeral is the Angel of Death in biblical religions
there's an angel of death in many religions
there's been many many reports of sighting of Death
I do believe in Death, & I do not fear Death because there is nothing to fear. He is simply doing his job
he's not good or evil
what you should fear is what would bring about Death, illness, killings, those things, but not Death
I think that according to the bible the angel of death is a certain angel that comes and takes people's souls to be judged by God and sent to either heaven or hell..whether you should be scared or not depends on this.."if he comes, where will you be sent?"
The 'angel of death' is not a real thing, but a simply a nonsense answer to the question "if a life is taken, where is it taken?".
The reality is, death is just death, and a life which is taken is not taken anywhere, it simply ceases to exist.