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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