azazel: entire removalOriginal Word: עֲזָאזֵלPart of Speech:
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Brown-Driver-Briggs עֲזָאזֵל noun [masculine] entire removal
(reduplicated intensive (Ges§ 30
n. Sta§ 124 a
), abstract, √ [עזל
] = Arabic remove
, see BährSymb. ii. 668
Winii. 659 ff.
Me SchenkelBL. i. 256
; > most, proper name of spirit haunting desert, Thes Di DrHastings, DB
[a fallen angel, Leviticus 16:8
ff. being late, according to CheZAW xv (1895), 153 ff., Ency. Bib.
, who derives from עזזאֿל
; compare BenzEncy. Bib.
], as in Jewish angelology, where probably based on interpret. of Leviticus 16:8
ff.; name not elsewhere); — ׳ע Leviticus 16:8
,10 (twice in verse); Leviticus 16:26
in ritual of Day of Atonement, = entire removal
of sin and guilt from sacred places into desert on back of goat, symbol of entire forgiveness.
From ez and 'azal; goat of departure; the scapegoat -- scapegoat.
see HEBREW ez
see HEBREW 'azal