|Beelzebub - |
(Gr. form Beel'zebul), the name given to Satan, and found only in the New Testament (Matthew 10:25; 12:24,27; Mark 3:22). It is probably the same as Baalzebub (q.v.), the god of Ekron, meaning "the lord of flies," or, as others think, "the lord of dung," or "the dung-god."
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for 'Beelzebub'". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".