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What does Lord of the Flies mean in the Bible?

The name Beelzelbub, from the Hebrew, literally translates to mean "lord of the flies" and this figure is depicted in mythology as a demon in the form of a fly. More specifically, Beelzebub is a name used for "the devil" in some ancient Jewish and Christian texts (and the name is associated with the enemy god, Baal).

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Then, what does the Bible say about the Lord of the Flies?

ISAIAH 7:18In the Bible Verse Meaning 18 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall hiss for the fly that is in the uttermost part of the rivers of Egypt, and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.

One may also ask, who are the 7 Devils? Binsfeld's classification of demons

  • Lucifer: pride.
  • Mammon: greed.
  • Asmodeus: lust.
  • Leviathan: envy.
  • Beelzebub: gluttony.
  • Satan: wrath.
  • Belphegor: sloth.

Also asked, what is the meaning of beelzebul?

Definition of Beelzebub. 1 : devil. 2 : a fallen angel in Milton's Paradise Lost ranking next to Satan.

What does Baal mean in the Bible?

?l, ˈb?ː?l/), properly Baʿal, was a title and honorific meaning "owner", "lord" in the Northwest Semitic languages spoken in the Levant during antiquity. From its use among people, it came to be applied to gods.

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