Belphegor

Mesopotamian - A misanthropic demon. This being was originally a Moabite god. He was sent from hell to see if there really was happiness in marriage between humans and came to the conclusion that there was not. He is said to appear sometimes as an attractive woman, sometimes as a nude devil with horns. Occasionally called Belphegor, Baal-Peor, Baal-Peor, Baalphegor, Balphegor, Beel-peor, Bel-Peor, Peor, Beelpeor or (Bel-)Peor.
General - A demon of inquisitiveness. He is depicted with horns and a hairy skin. In black magic he is ambassador to France. Occasionally known as Belphegor, Baal-Peor, Baal-Peor, Baalphegor, Balphegor, Beel-peor, Bel-Peor, Peor, Beelpeor or (Bel-)Peor.

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