Means death, the destructive force, disaster, darkness.

Christianity: the evil, pain, betrayal, Judas Iscariot.

Egypt: Seth attribute in tifonicheskoy hypostasis, Selka or Selketa protecting the dead. Seven scorpions accompanied Isis Osiris during searches.

Jewish tradition: a poison, death.

Mitraizm: dadofory (fakelonostsy), holding the upward and downward plumes - is Bull and Scorpion as symbols of life and death, the rising and setting sun, and so e.

Sumer-Semitic tradition: scorpions, or man-scorpions were the guardians of the Sun Gate, Mountain West and the double gates. Scorpions have been associated with Ishtar or Nina. Attribute Sabaziya Phrygian.