Sentence Examples

  • The very daevas are only the inferior instruments, the corrupted children of Ahriman, from whom come all that is evil in the world.
  • The daevas, unmasked and attacked by Zoroaster as the true enemies of mankind, are still, in the Gathas, without doubt the perfectly definite gods of old popular belief - the idols of the people.
  • In the later, developed system the daevas are the evil spirits in general, and their number has increased to millions.
  • The devil-worshippers, at their sacrifices, slay the ox; and this the daevas favour, for they are foes to the cattle and to cattlebreeding, and friends to those who work ill to the cow.

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