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Satan

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(ssay' tuhn) Transliteration of Hebrew word meaning, “adversary.” The Hebrew term appears in Numbers 22:22 ,Numbers 22:22,22:32 ; 1 Samuel 29:4 ; 2 Samuel 19:22 ; 1 Kings 5:4 ; 1Kings 11:14,1Kings 11:23,1 Kings 11:25 ; Psalm 109:6 , normally translated in English as adversary or accuser. In Job 1-2 ; Zechariah 3:2 ; and 1 Chronicles 21:1 the same term is translated as a proper name. See Devil, Satan, Evil, Demonic .


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Satan'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/s/satan.html. 1991.

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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