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A king to replace Bible's fourth divine messenger? (9)


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'divine messenger?' is the definition.
'archangel' can be an answer for 'messenger?' (I have seen 'Senior messenger' mean 'archangel' so perhaps 'messenger' could also mean 'archangel'). I'm unsure of the 'divine' bit.

'a king to replace bible's fourth' is the wordplay.
'a king' becomes 'ar' (I've seen this in other clues).
'to replace' becomes 'change' (changing is a kind of replacing).
'bible's fourth' becomes 'l' (4th letter of 'bible').

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(Other definitions for archangel that I've seen before include "Nag Rachel (anag.)" , "Among others, Michael" , "What we call a port" , "Port in northern Russia, or senior heavenly messenger" , "Russian city" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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