- a place of destruction; the depths of hell.
Origin of Abaddon
Related Words for abaddonlimbo, nightmare, purgatory, inferno, misery, abyss, ruin, condemnation, suffering, damnation, affliction, underworld, pit, punishment, Gehenna, Hades, perdition, ordeal, difficulty, agony
Examples from the Web for abaddon
Historical Examples of abaddon
After that, they settled down to planning the Battle of Abaddon.Space Viking
Henry Beam Piper
He is termed Abaddon, the angel of the bottomless pit—the prince of darkness.Ophiolatreia
But we have this safeguard against such visits, that we never represented ourselves as intimate with the opinions of Abaddon.
Now his desire should be satisfied, but no, "Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, and the eyes of man are never satisfied."The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Proverbs
R. F. Horton
These expressions, and the “destroyer” Abaddon or Apollyon, of Revelations ix.Solomon and Solomonic Literature
Moncure Daniel Conway
- the Devil (Revelation 9:11)
- (in rabbinical literature) a part of Gehenna; Hell
Word Origin for Abaddon
Word Origin and History for abaddon
late 14c., used in Rev. ix:11 of "the angel of the bottomless pit," and by Milton of the pit itself, from Hebrew Abhaddon "destruction," from abhadh "he perished." The Greek form was Apollyon.