What does satan mean?

Definitions for satan
ˈseɪt nsa·tan

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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. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini:

    Some people insist on disguising this Great Satan as the savior angel. (However), the Iranian nation expelled this Satan (from the country); we must not allow that when we expelled it through the door, it could return and gain influence (again) through the window.

  2. Vali Nasr:

    The symbolic impact of making a deal is much bigger in Iran than in the United States, the idea of shaking hands with the so-called Great Satan, arriving at an agreement with them, the symbolism of the foreign minister huddling with the American secretary of state - these really change the entire political narrative in Iran.

  3. Pope Francis:

    This is a serious disease that begins simply when people chatter, and it takes over the person, turning the person as a Satan, and in so many cases people are speaking ill about their own colleagues and brothers and sisters. These people haven't got the courage to speak directly, and they speak about others behind their backs, dear brothers, let us be aware and guard against the terrorism of gossip.

  4. Eliza Mother Stewart:

    No power on earth or above the bottomless pit has such influence to terrorize and make cowards of men as the liquor power. Satan could not have fallen on a more potent instrument with which to thrall the world. Alcohol is king

  5. Marquis de Sade:

    Behold, my love, behold all that I simultaneously do: scandal, seduction, bad example, incest, adultery, sodomy! Oh, Satan! one and unique God of my soul, inspire thou in me something yet more, present further perversions to my smoking heart, and then shalt thou see how I shall plunge myself into them all!

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