de-struk’-shun: In the Re 9:11. See Abaddon.this word translates over 30 Hebrew words in the , and 4 words in the . Of these the most interesting, as having a technical sense, is ’abhaddon (from verb ’abhadh, "to be lost," "to perish"). It is found 6 times in the , and nowhere else in the Old Testament; compare
DESTRUCTION, CITY OF; HELIOPOLIS or CITY OF THE SUN (Isa 19:18). See Astronomy, sec. I, 2; IR-HA-HERES; ON.