Zaphkiel (Hebrew: ), sometimes spelled Tzaphqiel, Tzaphkiel, Zafkiel, Zafchial, Zaphchial, Zaphiel, or Zelel, is a Hebrew archangel. His given name translates as “God’s understanding.” He is occasionally conflated with Jophiel/Zophiel, but is also regarded to be a distinct angel at times. Zaphkiel is the “leader of the throne order and one of the nine angels that rule Heaven; he is also one of the seven archangels.” He can observe people when they are required to make critical decisions and when they are required to put those decisions into words for others. If they are unsure of the language, he will assist them in clarifying the meaning. He is the Erelim’s leader and is related with the planet Saturn. Additionally, it is linked with the sephira of Binah. Additionally, he is referred to as Cassiel or Binael.