son of Belial

son of Belial

An evil person. "Belial" is a demon or another name for Satan. The phrase originated in the Bible. Eric spread horrible rumors about me, so he's the son of Belial as far as I'm concerned!
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Nate has also recorded his childhood story in an unpublished manuscript whose working title has been "Son of Belial" and "Delivered to Satan," both diabolic phrases he says his father has applied to him.