What does Beelzebub mean?

Definitions for Beelzebubbiˈɛl zəˌbʌb, ˈbil zə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness(noun)

    (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell


  1. Beelzebub(ProperNoun)

    The Devil.

  2. Origin: From Beelzebub, used in the Vulgate to translate βεελζεβούβ and בעל זבוב (mentioned in 2 Kings i as "the god of Ekron").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beelzebub(noun)

    the title of a heathen deity to whom the Jews ascribed the sovereignty of the evil spirits; hence, the Devil or a devil. See Baal


  1. Beelzebub

    Beelzebub Hebrew: בַּעַל זְבוּב‎, Baʿal Zəvûv; Arabic: بعل الذباب‎, Ba‘al adh-Dhubāb; literally "Lord of the Flies"; Greek: Βεελζεβούλ, Velzevoúl; Latin: Beelzebūb), with numerous archaic variants, is a Semitic deity that was worshiped in the Philistine city of Ekron. In later Christian and Biblical sources, he is referred to as another name for Devil, and in Christian demonology, is one of the seven princes of Hell according to Christian views on Hell.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beelzebub

    bē-el′ze-bub, n. the name under which the Philistines at Ekron worshipped their god Baal or Bel: (New Test.) the prince of the evil spirits. [Heb. ba'al z'būb, fly-lord.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beelzebub in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beelzebub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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