Origin of Apollyon
Examples from the Web for apollyon
But he met with no other harm from Apollyon quite through this valley.The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan|John Bunyan
It was the valley of the shadow of death, and his soul was at grips with Apollyon.Lewis Rand|Mary Johnston
Who does not here call to mind the struggle between Christian and Apollyon in the valley!The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)|John Greenleaf Whittier
She looked up as if it were Apollyon himself come to affront her holy abstraction.Guy and Pauline|Compton Mackenzie
Apollyon—By this I perceive thou art one of my subjects, for all that country is mine, and I am the prince and god of it.
Word Origin for Apollyon
destroying angel of the bottomless pit (a name sometimes given to the Devil), late 14c., from present participle of Greek apollyein "to destroy utterly" (from apo- "from, away from" + olluein "to destroy"); a translation of Hebrew Abaddon (q.v.).