(lord of the house ), the title of a heathen deity, to whom the Jews ascribed the sovereignty of the evil spirits; Satan, the prince of the devils. ( Matthew 10:25 ; 12:24 ; Mark 3:22 ; Luke 11:15 ) ff. The correct reading is without doubt Beelzebul , and not Beelzebub .
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Beelzebul'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".