Azazel

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A·za·zel

 (ə-zā′zəl, ăz′ə-zĕl′)
n.
1. In the Bible, the evil spirit in the wilderness to whom a scapegoat was sent on the Day of Atonement.
2. Islam One of the jinn.

[Hebrew 'ăzā'zēl; see ʕzz in Semitic roots.]

Azazel

(əˈzeɪzəl; ˈæzəˌzɛl)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament a desert demon to whom the scapegoat bearing the sins of Israel was sent out once a year on the Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16:1–28)
2. (Judaism) (in later Jewish and Gnostic writings and in Muslim tradition) a prince of demons
3. (Islam) (in later Jewish and Gnostic writings and in Muslim tradition) a prince of demons

A•za•zel

(əˈzeɪ zəl, ˈæz əˌzɛl)

n.
1. the demon or place in the wilderness to which the scapegoat is released in an atonement ritual. Lev. 16:8, 10, 26.
2. the scapegoat itself.
[< Hebrew ‘ăzāzēl]
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When Enoch delivers his petition, God sends him back to Azaz'el to tell him of His undying anger.
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