In Jewish demonology, a powerful female DEMON. Makhlath (dancer) and her daughter, AGRATH, are in constant warfare with LILITH. Makhlath commands 478 hosts of evil spirits. She and Agrath meet Lilith and battle on the Day of Atonement. While they quarrel, the prayers of Israel are able to rise to heaven.

Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology. . 2009.

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  • Agrath —    In Jewish demonology, a powerful female DEMON. Agrath (beating) and her mother, MAKHLATH, are in constant struggle against LILITH. Agrath commands 18 myriads (LEGIONs) of evil spirits and rides in a big chariot. She is most powerful on the… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

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