In Revelation, the angel of the abyss; Apollyon: Rev. 9:11
Abaddon Sentence Examples
4, 7; verse 55); " They brought me down to Abaddon " (;r 'm'-; cf.
ABADDON, a Hebrew word meaning "destruction."
The distinction of good and bad angels is recognized; we have names, Gabriel 4, and the evil angels Abaddon or Apollyon', Beelzebub 6, and Satan'; ranks are implied, archangels 8, principalities and powers9, thrones and dominions 10.
Baudissin (Herzog-Hauck, RealencyklopÃƒdie) notes that Hades and Abaddon in Rabbinic writings are employed as personal names, just as shemayya in Dan.