Mephistopheles

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Schröer suggests a combination of Hebrew mephitz "destroyer" + tophel "liar" (from tophel sheqer, literally "falsehood plasterer, see שֶׁקֶר; compare Job xiii:4).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Mephistopheles

  1. The Devil to whom Faust sold his soul in the legend.

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Translations[edit]

  1. ^ [Eugen Kölbing].