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Apollyon

Meaning: Destroyer / Greek: “Apolluon.”

This name is used only once in scripture. It is the name given to the king of host of the locust beasts (Rev. 9:11). This is the angel of the bottomless pit, Satan. It is the Greek translation of the Hebrew Abaddon.

Author: Matthew G. Easton and Paul S. Taylor.