(redirected from Azael)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Azael: Azrael


 (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 ?
Pablo Manrique-Saide, Azael Che-Mendoza, Mario Barrera-Perez, Guillermo Guillermo-May, Josue Herrera-Bojorquez, Felipe Dzul-Manzanilla, Cipriano Gutierrez-Castro, Audrey Lenhart, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Johannes Sommerfeld, Philip J.
CALIFORNIA--Denisse Aguilar, Barbara-Marie Alarcon, Valerie Bolduc, Dean Borders, Michael Chirila, Grant Choate, Jeffrey Coffman, Jay Corby, Larry Corby, Eva Fresquez, Ani Ghazaryan, Bessy Glaske, James Golden, Ellen Golston, Kevin Hebert, Cary Hogan, Victor Jimenez, Roman Kovtutskyi, Kevin Kuykendall, John Lee, Allan Lenefsky, Azael Lizarraga, Kurt Luther, David Manson, Muhammad Maskeen, Marisa McClure, Roneka Muhammed, Numifinancial, Joseph Ochoa, Anthony Perez, Yolanda Ramirez, Joseph Ryan, San Joaquin Valley College, Kaitlyn Sullivan, Kian Tobin, Wanda Von Kleist, Carmen Warner-Robbins, Eric Woodford, Jeanne Woodford, Jose Yanez
These angels are even identified by name, Uzza and Azael.
He was a fervent advocate of Rael's peaceful solution to the crisis in Ivory Coast, a solution without military intervention," Boisselier explained, adding that another leader of the Raelian Movement in Ivory Coast, Zadou Azael, who is also its doyen, "was manhandled by Ouatarra supporters.