Ἀβαδδών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Secunda Hebrew אבדון (ʻAbaddōn), meaning "destruction" or "hell".

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ἀβαδδών (Abaddṓn) (Indeclinable); m,

  1. Abaddon, the destroying spirit mentioned in Revelation 9:11.

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Usage notes[edit]

Ἀβαδδών is not used in the LXX, rather ἀπώλεια (apṓleia) or sometimes ἀπόλλυμι (apóllumi) is used as a translation of אבדון.

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