ABADDON, a Hebrew word meaning "destruction."
4, 7; verse 55); " They brought me down to Abaddon " (;r 'm'-; cf.
The distinction of good and bad angels is recognized; we have names, Gabriel 4, and the evil angels Abaddon or Apollyon', Beelzebub 6, and Satan'; ranks are implied, archangels 8, principalities and powers9, thrones and dominions 10.
Baudissin (Herzog-Hauck, RealencyklopÃdie) notes that Hades and Abaddon in Rabbinic writings are employed as personal names, just as shemayya in Dan.
11 Abaddon ((Abaddon) is used of hell personified, the prince of the underworld.
11, where it represents the Hebrew word Abaddon (lit.