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- proper n. The destroying angel of the underworld, the undoer or disintegrator .
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Destroyer; -- a name used (Rev. ix. 11) for the angel of the bottomless pit, answering to the Hebrew Abaddon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The destroyer: a name given (only in Rev. ix. 11) to the angel of the bottomless pit, answering to the Hebrew Abaddon.
Apollyon comes from a Greek word meaning the destroyer.
Now, Phineas, be content; Apollyon is beaten down.
“Have you ever heard of a company called Apollyon Associates?”
In Revelation he is the king of hell, for says the Apostle, "And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon" (Rev. 9: 1.1).
For what is the very name Apollyon, but an occult prophecy concerning the great conqueror of Europe! nothing can be plainer!
Without entering upon the thing in its reality, I shall only observe, 1st, That it is neither in his power, or of his nature, to be a saviour of men's lives; he is called Apollyon the destroyer.
Without entering upon the thing in its reality, I shall only observe; That it is neither in his power or of his nature to be a saviour of men's lives; he is called Apollyon the destroyer.
The leader of this legion of tormenting scorpions was Apollyon, meaning “the Destroyer.”
Be warned though that it investigates the heavy sounds even more ( "Apollyon").
His voice is strongest on the Golden gate Bridge; if you stop and look down you can hear the whisper of Apollyon.
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