What does Belial mean?

Belial meaning in General Dictionary

An evil spirit a wicked and unprincipled individual the personification of evil

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  • An evil character; a wicked and unprincipled person; the personification of evil.

Belial meaning in Names Dictionary

Wicked, pointless.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: Male


Belial meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 13c., from Hebrew bel'yya'al "destruction," literally "worthless," from b'li "without" + ya'al "use." Wickedness as an evil force (Deut. xiii:13); later treated as a proper name for Satan (2 Cor. vi:15), though Milton made him among fallen angels.


Belial meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) An evil nature; a wicked and unprincipled individual; the personification of evil.