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"Forgive me, Sister. Your name slipped my mind. Lilith, is it?"
John Constantine to Lamashtu.[src]


Lilith is a demon and one of the Sisters of Eve.

Biography

During the times of the Garden of Eden, Lilith was one of the sisters God created to populate it along with the first man, Adam. Lilith was among the Sisters of Eve who turned down Adam's proposal before Eve accepted. Lilith and the rest of her sisters chose an eternity as goddesses of Hell over a lifetime of obedience on Earth.[1]

Powers and abilities

Powers

  • Demonic/godlike physiology: being a "demon goddess", Lilith had a number of innate powers.
    • Immortality: Lilith is an immortal being that lived since the times of creation.[1]

Appearances

Constantine

Behind the scenes

  • In the DC comics, there are a few characters named or nicknamed Lilith, including a demon and a vampire, both of whom are based on the same figure from Jewish mythology described below.
    • The most well known is Lilith, a sorceress and member of Teen Titans.
  • In Jewish mythology, Lilith (/ˈlɪlɪθ/; Hebrew: לִילִית‎‎ Lîlîṯ) is a figure developed as early as the Babylonian Talmud (3rd to 5th centuries). She is a dangerous demon of the night who steals infants in the darkness and is a sexually wanton woman.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Saint of Last Resorts"
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