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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·bad·don n.
 1. The destroyer, or angel of the bottomless pit; -- the same as Apollyon and Asmodeus.
 2. Hell; the bottomless pit. [Poetic]
 In all her gates, Abaddon rues
 Thy bold attempt.   --Milton.

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    destruction, the Hebrew name (equivalent to the Greek Apollyon,
    i.e., destroyer) of "the angel of the bottomless pit" (Rev.
    9:11). It is rendered "destruction" in Job 28:22; 31:12; 26:6;
    Prov. 15:11; 27:20. In the last three of these passages the
    Revised Version retains the word "Abaddon." We may regard this
    word as a personification of the idea of destruction, or as
    sheol, the realm of the dead.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Abaddon, the destroyer