a place of destruction; the depths of hell.
He is termed Abaddon, the angel of the bottomless pit—the prince of darkness.
After that, they settled down to planning the Battle of Abaddon.
Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
But we have this safeguard against such visits, that we never represented ourselves as intimate with the opinions of Abaddon.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 71, No. 436, February 1852 Various
Now his desire should be satisfied, but no, “Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, and the eyes of man are never satisfied.”
The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Proverbs R. F. Horton
These expressions, and the “destroyer” Abaddon or Apollyon, of Revelations ix.
Solomon and Solomonic Literature Moncure Daniel Conway
the Devil (Revelation 9:11)
(in rabbinical literature) a part of Gehenna; Hell
late 14c., used in Rev. ix:11 of “the angel of the bottomless pit,” and by Milton of the pit itself, from Hebrew Abhaddon “destruction,” from abhadh “he perished.” The Greek form was Apollyon.
destruction, the Hebrew name (equivalent to the Greek Apollyon, i.e., destroyer) of “the angel of the bottomless pit” (Rev. 9:11). It is rendered “destruction” in Job 28:22; 31:12; 26:6; Prov. 15:11; 27:20. In the last three of these passages the Revised Version retains the word “Abaddon.” We may regard this word as a personification of the idea of destruction, or as sheol, the realm of the dead.
- Abadie's sign of tabes dorsalis
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- Abadie's sign of exophthalmic goiter
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to the rear of; aft of: the fife rail abaft the mainmast. in the direction of the stern; astern; aft. Historical Examples The sounds seem as if they are coming from the right now abaft the beam, if anything. Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S. Percy F. Westerman The sound came from abaft his beam and his disquietude […]
one of the seven eunuchs who served in the court of King Ahasuerus. Esther 1:10. one of the seven eunuchs in Ahasuerus’s court (Esther 1:10; 2:21).
Pierre [pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), . Historical Examples The Jewish cemetery is situated behind the monument of Hloise and Abailard. Old and New Paris, v. 1 Henry Sutherland Edwards Abailard fared no better at Rome than at Sens. His defeat was ratified by that authority from which there is no appeal. Pope Adrian IV Richard […]