The sending of the scape-goat to Azazel marked the abomination in which this lascivious cult was held.
The rabbis are agreed, even, that the word Azazel is not Hebrew.
Through all the rest of Scripture the scape-goat is unmentioned, and Azazel is ignored.
The word "scapegoat" is a euphemism; the Hebrew text says Azazel.
I wonder if it be supposed by any one that Azazel is in any way a distinct being from the goat.
Both Jews and Mohammedans believed Azazel to be a dread divinity.
I sat myself down with pain and difficulty, for Azazel had bruised me all over, and I felt fearfully stiff and sore.
Milton introduces Azazel as the standard-bearer of the fallen hosts of heaven.
Azazel did not think much of man; and it was for that he lost his position.
Azazel must not triumph, though the tribe of the Narragansetts should be swept with the besom of destruction.