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Meaning of Azazel

A•za•zel

Pronunciation: (u-zā'zul, az'u-zel"), [key]
— n.
  1. the demon or place in the wilderness to which the scapegoat is released in an atonement ritual. Lev. 16:8, 10, 26.
  2. the scapegoat itself.
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