Zacharias was troubled when he saw the angel, and fear gripped him.
When Gideon saw that he was the angel of the Lord, he said, “Alas, O Lord God! For now I have seen the angel of the Lord face to face.”
So Manoah said to his wife, “We will surely die, for we have seen God.”
Dread came upon me, and trembling,
And made all my bones shake.
Now I, Daniel, alone saw the vision, while the men who were with me did not see the vision; nevertheless, a great dread fell on them, and they ran away to hide themselves.
Entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white robe; and they were amazed.
But she was very perplexed at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was.
And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened.
And fixing his gaze on him and being much alarmed, he said, “What is it, Lord?” And he said to him, “Your prayers and alms have ascended as a memorial before God.
When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. And He placed His right hand on me, saying, “Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last,