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 (ə-zā′zəl, ăz′ə-zĕl′)
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.]


(əˈzeɪzəl; ˈæzəˌzɛl)
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


(əˈzeɪ zəl, ˈæz əˌzɛl)

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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Then strait commands that at the warlike sound Of Trumpets loud and Clarions be upreard His mighty Standard; that proud honour claim'd AZAZEL as his right, a Cherube tall: Who forthwith from the glittering Staff unfurld Th' Imperial Ensign, which full high advanc't Shon like a Meteor streaming to the Wind With Gemms and Golden lustre rich imblaz'd, Seraphic arms and Trophies: all the while Sonorous mettal blowing Martial sounds: At which the universal Host upsent A shout that tore Hells Concave, and beyond Frighted the Reign of CHAOS and old Night.
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After helping his sons fight off the yellow-eyed demon named Azazel in "Supernatural" Season 2 finale, John Winchester no longer appeared in the series but the fans still heard his voice or the character being mentioned in "Supernatural" Season 4, 5, 9 and 10 or seeing a younger version of John Winchester in "Supernatural" Season 4 and 5.
A book called Azazel by Youssef Ziedan, memoirs of a fifth-century doctor-monk named Hypa, whose scrolls bearing witness to a period of Christian turmoil are uncovered in 1994, its depictions of an aggressive, pagan-purging Bishop Cyril offended some members of the Coptic Church so gravely that they filed lawsuits, this inspired me to draw the main character hepatica because she really touched me and I was hurt when I was drawing her.
He posted them under the name Aza, believed to be short for Azazel, Hebrew for demon.
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Azazel, brother to Armaros and bane of the ancients, has escaped his desert purgatory of 8,000 years and thirsts for retribution.
Azazel, and Euhemeristic Heroes in 1 Enoch 6-11," Journal of Biblical Literature 96 (1977): 195-233.
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This supernatural thriller traces detective John Hobhes's (Denzel Washington) ultimately futile account to capture and kill Azazel, a demon who possesses human bodies and makes them commit murders.
Youssef Ziedan, who won the Prize in 2009 with Azazel, has made it back on to this year's long list with The Nabatean.