Gender Masculine
Scripts Βεελζεβούλ(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Form of Hebrew בַּעַל זְבוּב (Ba'al Zevuv) used in the Greek New Testament (see Beelzebub). The Greek form may represent a misspelling or it might be a pun based on Hebrew זֶבֶל (zevel) meaning "dung".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBaal-Zebub, Beelzebub, Beelzebul(Biblical) Ba'al Zevuv(Biblical Hebrew) Beelzebub(Biblical Latin)


Entry updated May 29, 2020