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Abaddon

(əbăd`ən), Hebrew name of ApollyonApollyon
[Gr.,=Destroyer], in the Book of Revelation, name of the angel of the bottomless pit. See Satan; hell.
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. In ancient Jewish tradition it was used for part of Sheol (see hellhell,
in Western monotheistic religions, eternal abode of souls damned by the judgment of God. The souls in hell are deprived forever of the sight of God. The punishment of hell is generally analogized to earthly fire.
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Abaddon

angel in charge of Sheol’s bottomless pit. [N.T.: Revelation 9:11; 20:1–3]
See: Angel

Abaddon

angel of the abyss; king of locusts. [N.T.: Revelation 9:11]

Abaddon

place of destruction. [N.T.: Revelation 9:11; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
See: Hell

Abaddon

1. the Devil (Revelation 9:11)
2. (in rabbinical literature) a part of Gehenna; Hell
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Twice the winner of the World Fantasy Award, James Morrows is the author of satiric novels including Only Begotten Daughter (a sequel to the New Testament), Towing Jehovah (a Nietzschean saga of ideas), (and Blameless in Abaddon (a modern-dress retellling of the Book of Job), all car-really available in paperback editions from Harcourt.
Its leader is named Abaddon in Hebrew, Apollyon in Greek and Destroyer in English, said to be one of several meanings for the name "Saddam".
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and they had over them a king, the angel of the abyss; his name in Hebrew is Abaddon (devil); and in Greek Apollyon (Destroyer); in Latin he has the name Exterminans.
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