Ashmodai

Ashmodai

(ăsh'mōdā`ī), demondemon,
supernatural being, generally malevolent in character. In general, the more civilized pagan societies came to consider demons as powerful, supernatural beings who lacked the dignity of gods and who, depending on the circumstance, might be either benevolent or malevolent
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, probably AsmodeusAsmodeus
, demon of Hebrew story. He plays an important role in the Book of Tobit.
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There are numerous tales about the building of the Temple, such as one in the Talmud about how King Solomon captured Ashmodai, the king of demons, and kept him imprisoned until the building of the Temple was complete.