That way the name Azazel would mean She-Goat Of Going Away, which is near perfect and probably as good as it gets. The problem with this solution is that in Leviticus 16 never the word עז (she-goat)...
(The word az in hebrew means strong) The second opinion argues that Azazel means the hardest of
Azazel ( Leviticus 16:8 Leviticus 16:10 Leviticus 16:26, Revised Version only here; rendered "scape-goat" in the Authorized Version).
Definition and meaning:AZAZEL a-za'-zel (`aza'zel apopompaios; the King
The name ‘Azazel’ may be derived from ‘azaz’ and ‘el’ meaning ‘strong one of God.’
(320). The Scapegoat of Leviticus 16. 321. the holiness and the grace alike of Israel's God, their fullest revelation.
"According to another argument," state Kaiser, Davids, Bruce and Brauch, "the words in [Leviticus] 16:10 cannot mean that atonement is being made with azazel (that is, azazel as the scapegoat)...
The Meaning of Azazel. QUESTION 34.
Noth (1965: 125) conceded that “the figure of Azazel [in Leviticus 16] remains an enigma,” and Levine (1989: 102) concurred stating, “The precise meaning of Hebrew cazaczel...
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