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Beelzebub vs. Devil — What's the Difference?

Beelzebub vs. Devil — What's the Difference?

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Beelzebub

Beelzebub ( bee-EL-zi-bub or BEEL-zi-bub; Hebrew: בַּעַל זְבוּב‎‎ Baʿal Zəḇūḇ) or Beelzebul is a name derived from a Philistine god, formerly worshipped in Ekron, and later adopted by some Abrahamic religions as a major demon. The name Beelzebub is associated with the Canaanite god Baal.
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Devil

A devil is the personification of evil as it is conceived in various cultures and religious traditions. It is seen as the objectification of a hostile and destructive force.It is difficult to specify a particular definition of any complexity that will cover all of the traditions, beyond that it is a manifestation of evil.
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Beelzebub

The Devil; Satan.
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Devil

Often Devil In many religions, the major personified spirit of evil, ruler of Hell, and foe of God. Used with the.
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Beelzebub

One of the fallen angels in Milton's Paradise Lost. Beelzebub was next to Satan in power.
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Devil

A subordinate evil spirit; a demon.
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Beelzebub

An evil spirit; a demon.
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Devil

A wicked or malevolent person.
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Beelzebub

The title of a heathen deity to whom the Jews ascribed the sovereignty of the evil spirits; hence, the Devil or a devil. See Baal.
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Devil

A person
A handsome devil.
The poor devil.
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Beelzebub

(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
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Devil

An energetic, mischievous, daring, or clever person.
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Devil

(Printing) A printer's devil.
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Devil

A device or machine, especially one having teeth or spikes and used for tearing.
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Devil

An outstanding example, especially of something difficult or bad
Has a devil of a temper.
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Devil

A severe reprimand or expression of anger
Gave me the devil for cutting class.
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Devil

(Informal) Used as an intensive
Who the devil do you think you are?.
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Devil

To season (food) heavily.
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Devil

To annoy, torment, or harass.
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Devil

To tear up (cloth or rags) in a toothed machine.
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Devil

(theology) The chief devil; Satan.
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Devil

(theology) An evil creature, the objectification of a hostile and destructive force.
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Devil

(folklore) A fictional image of a man, usually red or orange in skin color; with a set of horns on his head, a pointed goatee and a long tail and carrying a pitchfork; that represents evil and portrayed to children in an effort to discourage bad behavior.
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Devil

The bad part of the conscience; the opposite to the angel.
The devil in me wants to let him suffer.
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Devil

A wicked or naughty person, or one who harbors reckless, spirited energy, especially in a mischievous way; usually said of a young child.
Those two kids are devils in a toy store.
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Devil

A thing that is awkward or difficult to understand or do.
That math problem was a devil.
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Devil

Hell.
What in the devil is that?
What the devil is that?
She is having a devil of a time fixing it.
You can go to the devil for all I care.
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Devil

A person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him, usually in the phrases poor devil and lucky devil.
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Devil

A printer's assistant.
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Devil

(India) A poltergeist that haunts printing works.
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Devil

A dust devil.
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Devil

A barren, unproductive and unused area.
Devil strip
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Devil

(cookery) A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.
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Devil

A machine for tearing or cutting rags, cotton, etc.
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Devil

A Tasmanian devil.
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Devil

An endurance event where riders who fall behind are periodically eliminated.
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Devil

(nautical) devil seam: {{ngd}}
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Devil

To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.
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Devil

To annoy or bother.
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Devil

To work as a ‘devil’; to work for a lawyer or writer without fee or recognition.
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Devil

To prepare (food) with spices, making it spicy:
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Devil

To grill with cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.
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Devil

To finely grind cooked ham or other meat with spices and condiments.
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Devil

To prepare a sidedish of shelled halved boiled eggs to whose extracted yolks are added condiments and spices, which mixture then is placed into the halved whites to be served.
She's going to devil four dozen eggs for the picnic.
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Devil

The Evil One; Satan, represented as the tempter and spiritual of mankind.
[Jesus] being forty days tempted of the devil.
That old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world.
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Devil

An evil spirit; a demon.
A dumb man possessed with a devil.
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Devil

A very wicked person; hence, any great evil.
Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?
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Devil

An expletive of surprise, vexation, or emphasis, or, ironically, of negation.
The devil a puritan that he is, . . . but a timepleaser.
The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare,But wonder how the devil they got there.
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Devil

A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.
Men and women busy in baking, broiling, roasting oysters, and preparing devils on the gridiron.
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Devil

A machine for tearing or cutting rags, cotton, etc.
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Devil

To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.
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Devil

To grill with Cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.
A deviled leg of turkey.
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Devil

(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
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Devil

One of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief
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Devil

A word used in exclamations of confusion;
What the devil
The deuce with it
The dickens you say
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Devil

A rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man);
He chased the young hellions out of his yard
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Devil

A cruel wicked and inhuman person
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Devil

Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
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Devil

Coat or stuff with a spicy paste;
Devilled eggs
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