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Belial Be"li*al, n. [Heb. beli ya'al; beli without + ya'al profit.] An evil spirit; a wicked and unprincipled person; the personification of evil. [1913 Webster]

What concord hath Christ with Belia ? --2 Cor. vi. 15. [1913 Webster]

{A son} (or man) {of Belial}, a worthless, wicked, or thoroughly depraved person. --1 Sam. ii. 12. [1913 Webster]


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  • Belial — • Found frequently as a personal name in the Vulgate and various English translations of the Bible, is commonly used as a synonym of Satan, or the personification of evil Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Belial     Belial …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • BELIAL — (Heb. בְּלִיַּעַל; lit. worthlessness ). In the Bible a common noun characterizing persons who behave in a dissolute manner, give false testimony, or hatch infamous plots. It is used in apposition to such words as son (Deut. 13:14; I Sam. 2:12),… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Belial — Be li*al, n. [Heb. beli ya al; beli without + ya al profit.] An evil spirit; a wicked and unprincipled person; the personification of evil. [1913 Webster] What concord hath Christ with Belia ? 2 Cor. vi. 15. [1913 Webster] {A son} (or man) {of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Belial — A woodcarving of Belial and some of his followers from Jacobus de Teramo s book Buche Belial (1473). Belial (also Be lial, Belhor, Baalial, Beliar, Belias , Beliall, Beliel, Bilael, Belu; from Hebrew בְּלִיַּ֫עַל Bəliyyáʻal; also named… …   Wikipedia

  • Belial — (Beliar)    One of the most important and evil DEMONs, who is deceptively beautiful in appearance and soft in voice, but full of treachery, recklessness, and lies. The 68th of the 72 SPIRITS OF SOLOMON, Belial is dedicated to creating wickedness… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • Belial (Dungeons & Dragons) — D D Deity|fgcolor=#fff bgcolor=#000 fgcolor=#fff caption=Fierna and Belial as portrayed in . Art by Eric Deschamps. name=Belial title= Lord of the Fourth home=Nine Hells power=Archdevil alignment=Lawful Evil portfolio= domains= Pain, Hurt, Lust… …   Wikipedia

  • Belial — In the OT the word in Hebrew denotes worthlessness (hence sons of Belial in AV of 1 Sam. 10:27; ‘worthless fellows’, NRSV; ‘scoundrels’, REB). In the inter testamental literature and Dead Sea scrolls, Belial becomes the name of the wicked one,… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Belial —    Worthlessness, frequently used in the Old Testament as a proper name. It is first used in Deut. 13:13. In the New Testament it is found only in 2 Cor. 6:15, where it is used as a name of Satan, the personification of all that is evil. It is… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Bélial — Belial est un démon cité dans la Bible et régnant sur l Orient. Il tire son nom de l hébreu signifiant sans utilité, vaurien. Ce roi de l Enfer, à l aspect extérieur séduisant et au maintien gracieux, passe pour l esprit le plus dissolu, le plus… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Belial — Bélial Belial est un démon régnant sur l Orient. Il tire son nom de l hébreu signifiant sans utilité, vaurien. Ce roi de l Enfer, à l aspect extérieur séduisant et au maintien gracieux, passe pour l esprit le plus dissolu, le plus crapuleux, le… …   Wikipédia en Français

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