(redirected from Aziel)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.


 (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]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The first four to be arrested were identified as Aziel Patawaran, 31; Ana Dulay, 56; Rose Marie Martinez, 28 and Joseph Arce, 54.
The women's team is also composed of Kimberly Kaye Uytico, Junnalyn Polito, Marie Gold Nagret, Anna Vienna Biernes, Jzash Eale Canja, Aziel Narah Manantan, Eren Louise Penados, Hanna Grace Espinosa.
Caldwell, Aziel Lumar Del Rio, Carlos Gonzales, Sondra M.
A Yiriana Romero y Aziel Bennett por ayudar en la colecta y visualizacion de los especimenes, a Michael Blum, de la Universidad de Tulane por confirmar la determinacion del especimen que fue colectado, a James Mallet University College London por aportar ideas al manuscrito y al personal de guarda parques de Autoridad Nacional del Ambiente Paisaje Protegido de Isla Galeta por su incondicional apoyo.
The story of Elissa: The doom of Zimbabwe (1899) concerns the love of Prince Aziel, a Hebrew, for Elissa, the priestess of Baaltis and the daughter of the governor of Zimboe, which is being attacked by Ithobal, a tyrant of mixed race, who seeks Elissa's hand in marriage.

Full browser ?