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Asmodeus (supposedly meaning "creature of judgment") was a Persian demon who was incorporated into Jewish folklore[?]. He is featured prominently in the Book of Tobit, where he is defeated by Tobias[?], a pious Jew who was under the protection of the archangel Raphael[?].

Asmodeus is the name by which he is mostly known in the translations of the Book of Tobit. For more information about this demon see also Asmodai.

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