The meaning of this word as found in the Scriptures is worthlessness , and hence reckless, lawlessness. The expression son or man of Belial must be understood as meaning simply a worthless, lawless fellow. The term as used in ( 2 Corinthians 6:15 ) is generally understood as an appellative of Satan, as the personification of all that was bad.
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Belial'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".