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The name applied to the ‘prince of devils’ in the Gospels, where Christ's enemies accuse Him of ‘casting out devils by Beelzebub’ (Mk. 3: 22–6 and parallels), i.e. of acting by the power of, or of being an agent of, the evil one.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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