Who or what is Abaddon/Apollyon?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The name Abaddon or Apollyon appears in Revelation 9:11: "They had as king over them the angel of the Abyss, whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek, Apollyon." In Hebrew, the name "Abaddon" ...

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1426008737219 89329574 Candice Crayne Homemaker
This name Apollyon is the another name for the prince of darkness, Satan. This is in the book of revelations chapter 9 verse 11.

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
As Michael said, "Apollyon" is the Greek translation of the Hebrew Abaddon, meaning "destruction"; in the New Testament this name is given to the angel who rules over the abyss (Rev 9:11)

"Abaddon" may refer to one of 2 personages. Because the word itself means "Destroyer", 

(1) it may be that destruction is being personified. 

(2) if this "angel of the Abyss" (Revelation 9:11) is the same as the "star" (Revelation 9:1), "Abaddon" might be talking about the devil.

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