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For the moshav with the same name, see Haniel, Israel.Haniel (Hebrew: הניאל‎‎, "Joy of God" or Hebrew: חַנִּיאֵל‎‎, "Grace of God"), also known as Anael, Hanael or Aniel, is an angel in Jewish lore and angelology, and is often included in lists as being one of the seven archangels. Haniel is generally associated with the planet Venus, he is also the archangel of the Sephirah Netzach. The name Haniel probably derives from Hebrew hana'ah, "joy", "pleasure" (qualities associated with Venus) + the suffix -el, "God". Popular culture, Haniel (as Anael) appears in the strategy RPG game Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor as a boss depending on which route the player takes. All of his appearances are made alongside Sariel. Despite being angels, they take on appearances typical of "grim reaper" visages., Further reading, Davidson, Gustav. A Dictionary of Angels: Including the Fallen Angels. Free Press. ISBN 0-02-907052-X