What does Satan mean?

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ˈseɪt nSatan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness(noun)

    (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

Wiktionary

  1. Satan(ProperNoun)

    The supreme evil spirit in Christianity, Islam and Judaism; the Devil, Lucifer or Beelzebub.

    in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. (Ephesians 2:2)

    Etymology: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).

  2. Satan(ProperNoun)

    The great opponent, adversary, accuser and tempter of humanity and the constant rival of God and heaven.

    The Hebrew word Satan, is an "adversary" used in (1 Samuel 29:4; 2 Samuel 19:22; 1 Kings 6:4; 1 Kings 11:14 1 Kings 11:23 1 Kings 11:25; Numbers 22:22 Numbers 22:33; Psalms 109:6)

    Etymology: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).

  3. Satan(ProperNoun)

    The malevolent cosmocrat, full of falsehood and malice.

    Etymology: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).

  4. Satan(ProperNoun)

    The leader of fallen angels; the prince of demons.

    Etymology: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).

  5. Satan(ProperNoun)

    An ultimate higher power based in sin.

    Etymology: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).

  6. Satan(ProperNoun)

    A deity of profound iniquity with supernatural force.

    Etymology: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).

  7. Satan(ProperNoun)

    A detestable person or animal.

    Etymology: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Satan(noun)

    the grand adversary of man; the Devil, or Prince of darkness; the chief of the fallen angels; the archfiend

    Etymology: [Heb. stn an adversary, fr. stan to be adverse, to persecute: cf. Gr. Sata^n, Satana^s, L. Satan, Satanas.]

Freebase

  1. Satan

    Satan is a character appearing in the texts of the Abrahamic religions, who personifies evil and temptation, and is known as the deceiver that leads humanity astray. The term is often applied to an angel who fell out of favor with God, seducing humanity into the ways of sin, and who now rules over the fallen world. Satan is primarily understood as an "accuser" or "adversary" in the Hebrew Bible, and is not necessarily the personification of evil that he would become in later Abrahamic religions. In the New Testament, Satan is a name that refers to a decidedly malevolent entity who possesses demonic god-like qualities. In Theistic Satanism, Satan is considered a positive force and deity who is either worshipped or revered. In LaVeyan Satanism, Satan is regarded as holding virtuous characteristics.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Satan

    sā′tan, n. the enemy of men: the devil: the chief of the fallen angels.—adjs. Sātan′ic, -al, pertaining to, or like, Satan: devilish.—adv. Sātan′ically, diabolically: with malice or wickedness suiting the devil.—ns. Sātan′icalness, the quality of being fiendishly malicious or wicked; Sā′tanism, the devilish disposition; Sātanoph′any, an appearance or incarnation of Satan; Sātanophō′bia, fear of the devil; Sāth′anas, Satan; Sātan′ity. [O. Fr. Sathan, Sathanas—Low L. Satan, Satanas—Heb. sātān, enemy—sātan, to be adverse.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Satan

    an archangel who, according to the Talmud, revolted against the Most High, particularly when required to do homage to Adam, and who for his disobedience was with all his following cast into the abyss of hell. See Devil.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Satan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Satan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Satan in a Sentence

  1. Ali Fadavi:

    The new weapon will have a very decisive role in adding our naval power in confronting threats, particular by the Great Satan, the United States.

  2. Saadi Shirazi:

    Wickedness, by whomsoever committed, is odious, but most of all in men of learning; for learning is the weapon with which Satan is combated, and when a man is made captive with arms in his hand his shame is more excessive.

  3. State Departments:

    In addition to threatening the U.S. with a possible attack, Abuhamzehs remarksthat the targets had been previously identified by Iran seemed to confirm the State Departments statement regarding the motivation behind the airstrike. Qassem Soleimani FUNERAL PROCESSION IN BAGHDAD DRAWS THOUSANDS OF MOURNERS CHANTING AMERICA IS THE GREAT SATAN Qassem Soleimani comments come after it U.S. defense officials told Fox News that more than 3,000 troops from the 82nd Airborne Divisions 1st Brigade Combat Team would be deployed to Kuwait. Irans top shadow commander, as Qassem Soleimani was known, was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American and coalition service members and the wounding of thousands more. According to the State Departments, the airstrike was aimed at deterring future Iranian attack plans. Qassem Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region, the United States will continue to take all necessary action to protect our people and our interests wherever they are around the world. Mourners gathering in the streets of Baghdad Saturday for Soleimanis funeral procession. Dressed in black military fatigues, the mostly male-dominated group carried Iraqi flags and the flags of Iran-backed militias that are fiercely loyal to Qassem Soleimani. In this image made from a video, mourners gather for a funeral procession for Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. ( PMF Media Office via AP) They were heard chanting.

  4. George Barrell Cheever:

    Faith in tomorrow, instead of Christ, is Satan's nurse for man's perdition.

  5. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Satan plagiarized by dictator, and he does not even have copyright! (Satan plagié par dictateur, - Et il n'a même pas de droits d'auteur!)

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