Lord of Sloth, The Disputer, Lord of the Opening
Jewish / Christian
Belphegor frequently presents himself as a beautiful young woman (his earthly disguise when invoked by mortals). His true form, however, is a hideous, bearded demon with horns, sharply pointed nails and a long tail.
- Helps people make new (mostly ill-fated) discoveries
- Seduces people by suggesting to them ingenious inventions that will make them rich
- Tempts people by means of laziness and sloth
- Facilitates strife among humans, seducing them into acts of evil through the accumulation of protection of monetary wealth