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Meaning of BEELZEBUB

Pronunciation:  bee'elzu`bub

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

BEELZEBUB is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: Devil, Lucifer, Old Nick, Prince of Darkness, Satan, Shaytan, the Devil, the Tempter
 See Also: spiritual being, supernatural being



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Be*el"ze*bub\, n.
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}.

Easton Bible Dictionary

(Gr. form Beel'zebul), the name given to Satan, and found only in the New Testament (Matt. 10:25; 12:24, 27; Mark 3:22). It is probably the same as Baalzebub (q.v.), the god of Ekron, meaning "the lord of flies," or, as others think, "the lord of dung," or "the dung-god."

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Abaddon, Aeshma, Angra Mainyu, Apollyon, Azazel, Belial, diablo, Eblis, fiend, Lilith, Lucifer, Mephisto, Mephistopheles, Old Nick, Old Scratch, Putana, Sammael, Satan, serpent, Shaitan