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Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darknessnoun
(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
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)
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)
The malevolent cosmocrat, full of falsehood and malice.
The leader of fallen angels; the prince of demons.
An ultimate higher power based in sin.
A deity of profound iniquity with supernatural force.
A detestable person or animal.
Etymology: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The prince of hell; the devil; any wicked spirit.
Etymology: Satanas, Latin.
I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Lu. x. 18.
They are much increased by the false suggestions of Satan. Robert Sanderson, Judgment in one View.
The despiteful act
Of Satan done in Paradise. John Milton.
Security Administrator Tool for Analyzing Networks (SATAN) was a free software vulnerability scanner for analyzing networked computers. SATAN captured the attention of a broad technical audience, appearing in PC Magazine and drawing threats from the United States Department of Justice. It featured a web interface, complete with forms to enter targets, tables to display results, and context-sensitive tutorials that appeared when a vulnerability had been found.
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.]
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
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
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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The numerical value of satan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of satan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of satan in a Sentence
The protesters are crying out in local Hausa language: 'Charlie is Satan - let hell engulf those supporting Charlie'.
These 5-year-old children are very impressionable; if you have an adult come in and talk about Satan, they’re going to be harmed by that.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:
He has made it clear that the U.S. is the Great Satan and that Iran intends to destroy the state of Israel. This will not happen. Israel is a strong country and it will become even stronger, however, the conclusion that arises from the remarks of the tyrant in Tehran is that all responsible countries must cooperate in order to stop Iran's terrorism and aggression which, to my regret, will only increase as a result of the agreement.
The Islamic Republic is proud to be the target of the rage of the world's greatest Satan. in response to George W. Bush's assertion of Iran as part of an axis of evil
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.
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