American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Worthlessness, always so used in a moral sense. A man or son of Belial is a wicked, worthless man; one resolved to endure no subjection; a rebel; a disobedient, uncontrollable fellow, Judges 19:22 1 Samuel 2:12 . In later writings, Belial is put for the power or lord of evil, Satan, 2 Corinthians 6:15 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Belial'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/b/belial.html. 1859.