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An enemy either human or satanic. Psalmists often prayed for deliverance from adversaries (Psalm 38:20; Psalm 69:19; Psalm 71:13; Psalm 81:14; Psalm 109:29 ). The devil is the greatest adversary and must be resisted (1 Peter 5:8-9 ).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Adversary'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​a/adversary.html. 1991.
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