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Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts עֲזָאזֵל (Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

Means "scapegoat" in Hebrew. This is the name of the recipient of a sacrificial goat in the Old Testament. The identity of Azazel is not clear; it may in fact be the name of the place where the goat is to be sacrificed, or it may be the name of some sort of evil desert demon.