Ἀβαδδών

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Biblical Hebrew אֲבַדּוֹן (ʾaḇaddôn, destruction, ruin).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ἀβαδδών (Abaddṓnm (indeclinable)

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

Descendants[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

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

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