Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Apollyon (Greek, destroyer), a name given to the king of the army of locusts, and the angel of the bottomless pit in Rev. ix. 11, where the Hebrew equivalent is stated to be Abaddon. The adoption by Bunyan, in the Pilgrim's Progress, of this title for the enemy of man, has made it yet more familiar to English readers.