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Azazel by GENZOMAN Azazel by GENZOMAN
According to Enoch (a book of the Apocrypha), Azazel was one of the Leaders of Grigori (The watchers), a group of fallen angels who married women. This same story (without any mention of Azazel) is told in Genesis 6: 2-4

That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. There were giants in the earth in those days; and also afterward, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bore children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

Enoch portrays Azazel as responsible for teaching people to make weapons and cosmetics, for which he was cast out of heaven. Enoch 8:1-3

"And Azazel taught men to make swords and knives and shields and breastplates; and made known to them the metals [of the earth] and the art of working them; and bracelets and ornaments; and the use of antimony and the beautifying of the eyelids; and all kinds of costly stones and all colouring tinctures. And there arose much godlessness, and they committed fornication, and they were led astray and became corrupt in all their ways

The corruption brought on by Azazel and the Grigori degrades the human race, and the four archangels (Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, and Uriel) saw much blood being shed upon the earth and all lawlessness being wrought upon the earth The souls of men [made] their suit, saying, "Bring our cause before the Most High, Thou seest what Azazel hath done, who hath taught all unrighteousness on earth and revealed the eternal secrets which were in heaven, which men were striving to learn."

In some parts, Azazel is another name for the devil, in other sources, he is a demon. I take the source of enoch and the grigori story.

Another draw for Myths & Legends TCG., this one is the "second part of another draw i done a time ago
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photoshop CS/bamboo/ 7 hours/ music: The Beginning Is The End Is The Beginning-smashing pumpinks.

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Ijustwannalogin Featured By Owner May 29, 2017
Hey, can I use this in an informal RPG?
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Reaper1998 Featured By Owner May 26, 2016
cool
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Xeme13 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really good!
Hey, ever wonder why angel names always end with the letter 'L'?
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fbi12345 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2016
Because the "el" in the angels name means "of God". Michael means "Who is like God" and Gabriel means "God is my strength" or "Strength of God".
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Xeme13 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Ohhhh... I get it now! Thank you! I've been trying to figure this out for a very long time.
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Nizrindane Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nnnniiiiiiiiiiiiiicccccccce.
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ShadowBattle Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2015
Hmmm... 6 wings, 6 swords, there is a third 6 missing. Unless it is hidden some where.
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gothold Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2015
your work is masterful!! really awesome image!
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21Mauricio21 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015
Do you notice how every "demon" has given us every little and great thing that makes life enjoyable and interesting? Starting with Lucifer, who gave us sentience and sapience, brains! We were just cattle before him, Lucifer is who made humans humans!
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grisador Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2015
It's a very sad but true fact; by the way :(
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21Mauricio21 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2016
It's not a bit sad, man. Who wants to side with a "god" whose most probable response to anything is divine wrath and eternal death? The Bible consistently says that Lucifer brings evil and death and pain and such, but when it's god doing those things? It's perfectly justified, because it was "Him" who ordered it and "He" can't be wrong because "He" himself said so.
---talk about a behavior worth of the worst spoiled brat---
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grisador Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016
That's true... The worst part is god deemed '' he can do anything ''' he ''' wants; because he's god '' but when devil does it '' no no no ! ''; people and their double standards...

As far As I know Lucifer\Devil doesn't killed even a single human being; but god of three Abrahamic religions ? Millions of not billions... Has a huge list
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21Mauricio21 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016
A bad part in this is that people are so influenced from all sides to think what the Church wants them to, that even serving them the truth (or proof of their errors) in a silver platter doesn't work.
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grisador Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016
Very true
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burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've never heard of an angel like that before. Learn something new everyday. :)
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KendrixTermina Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
So makeup is of the demons? 
Heaven must be a boring place then XD 

Cool pic, the Hair is awesome, in a 'vain villain' sort of way. Aaaand the swords!
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Phoenix531 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014
Gorgeous!!!!
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siryus666 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow very compliment
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KaelinDarkness Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
Your artwork is fabulous!  I was looking through pages of your paintings with a friend the other day.  I saw SO many I loved.  But this one really gave me pause.  I love the way Azazel appears to be descending to give humans swords and knowledge.  I enjoy your style a lot.  And, your depiction of mythological figures is very sexy!  Love Azazels long raven-colored hair and ebony wings in contrast with his pale skin.  What is the symbol he has tattooed on his chest?
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assakurayo Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
This is amasing because i saw him in my dreams and he was exactly like this except that he got dark blue glowing eyes, and this was before i saw that picture.
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tomytieneblas74 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student General Artist
So this is Azazel huh ? Pretty awesome rendition.But was it true that he ws imprisoned for,after mating mortal women, in a cavern until Judgement Day?Cuz that was another version I saw a while back.

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SlayerOfTears Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
This is seriously awesome. I have a request. Do you think you could draw Samael, the Angel of Death, Ruler of the Fifth Heaven, sometime?
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thewolftitan Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
This azazel s pretty cool but your missing his yellow eyes now that was a cool charictor for Supernatural
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blaisen89 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Technically Azazel was never cast out of heaven. He was imprisoned in a cavern to await the time in which he would be needed again. Azazel has been corrupted by modern translations of his story and the Jewish people actually sacrificed one goat to him and one to God because Azazel took responsibility and penance for his actions. That is why he is the original scapegoat.

As for the pic...awesome detail and I love that you portrayed him with sapphire blue wings as is correct and appropriate.
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blaisen89 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Also on the angel who mated with women to spawn the Nephilim race was Azazel's second in command...Shameziah.
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APRP Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
FUCK YOU DUDE!!! FOR MAKING THIS CRAP!!! IM GETTING INSANE JUST LOOKING AT THEM!!! OMG!!!! WHY DO HAVE TO MAKE THESE THINGS THAT MAKE MY HEART SKIP A BEAT!!!! MY EYES ARE SORE LOOKING AT PICTURES AND I SAW A MOTHER LOAD HERE!!! SOM I JUST COMMENT ON ONE OF YOUR WORK... ITS HARD TO COMMENT ON EACH ONE DUH???
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X-YaSser-X Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013   General Artist
As far as I know Azazel was Lucifer's name when he lived in heaven before being curced :D
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013
sorry that's Samael or helel as lucifers original names
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X-YaSser-X Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013   General Artist
I am talking about Islam's version, what do you know about Islam?! -__-'
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
enough of it
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X-YaSser-X Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013   General Artist
Oh yea? I doubt that, cuz if you do, you'd know what I was talkin' about !!
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013
you sent me the same message twice
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X-YaSser-X Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013   General Artist
Well you obviously needed me to, If you'd get at the first time I wouldn't have to reapeat myself -__-'
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013
get it the first time?what I'm supposed to reply to you as soon as you send a message?I'm a college student the loans & bills are kicking my ass and I got better things to do than argue with someone because they started foaming at the mouth because i missed or forgot something from a religion I'm not even part of and reply to their message fast enough for their liking,wow looks like your gonna be jackass number 5 i found on this site send as many messages as you like I'm just gonna delete them without replying
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X-YaSser-X Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013   General Artist
Oh yea? I doubt that, cuz if you do, you'd know what I was talkin' about !!
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
and i was gonna ignore you like i said but then i saw you "special kind of stupid" comment and welp here we are,first you say you sent me the message twice because and i quote"Well you obviously needed me to, If you'd get at the first time I wouldn't have to reapeat myself -__-'" these are your words but then you say that it was unintentional,next thing is me being a college student means i don't have a lot of time to read messages on an art site especially ones from someone with a condescending attitude which i feel that is what that little face you make on your messages is for,then i already said i have forgotten the part about azreal being a form of the devil and you still came at me with an attitude,and as for the manic part well....your kinda right ill give you that and just because it probably get you riled up the spell check says you miss spelled repeat XD
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X-YaSser-X Featured By Owner May 1, 2013   General Artist
Oh very interesting misspelled repeat, wow, really !! That's your argument?!!
Ps: You obviously don't know what sarcasm is -__-'
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
wow i was right that was the thing that pissed you off the most out of every thing you homed in on that
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00hayato Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
ahhh.., its lumiel is hte name of lucifer when he is in the good side, azazel is a watcher that teach man kind to use weapons....., i know it because am making a story about it..,

and by the way GENZOMAN can i use your work on my work am writing a small novel
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X-YaSser-X Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013   General Artist
No man !! Acording to the Islamic version, Azazel is the name of the Devil before being cursed and kicked out of Heaven, maybe in some other Mythology the name is used for something different, that's a possibility, but I'm telling you here, I know what I'm talking about :D
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00hayato Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
try to read "the book of enoch" man, AZAZ means strengthens and EL means God. LUMIEL, LUMI means light and EL means God. LUCIFER means morning star and represent the planer venus.

i get your point in AZAZIL in islam, AZAZIL is the one who tempted adam but after that AZAZIL is converted to SATAN not LUCIFER, but in christian SATAN refers to or mix with LUCIFER to, so both are correct.
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X-YaSser-X Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013   General Artist
I read that man that's why I tld you it might be used for different Characters in other versions !!
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EqFAzrael Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Student General Artist
I think this is upposed to be Azrael, not Azazel...
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AWB2012 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
THE BIBLE ALSO SAYS THAT ANGELS CANNOT HAVE CHILDREN!!!
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EqFAzrael Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Student General Artist
If you know what Grigori are, they are so alike to humans, it is impossible to tell one from the other, even for most angels.
You can read more about the Grigori Here: [link]
Also, You can read more about Azrael here: [link]
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Mipesuves Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
So he's the one that makes Nephilim. Dreadful beings they be. I hate them...
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Arrowriter Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
Really beautiful, Genzoman. I love the color choices. You should draw each of the seven archangels.
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
soo hes the angel of lipstick and eyeliner?0_o
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LenaVic Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
So beutifull!!! :heart:
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LittleWindy7 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
Awesome, just awesome!:D
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