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Entry for Strong's #4566 - Σατᾶν

Transliteration
Satân
Phonetics
sat-an'  
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin (07854)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
7:151,
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. adversary (one who opposes another in purpose or act), the name given to
    1. the prince of evil spirits, the inveterate adversary of God and Christ
      1. he incites apostasy from God and to sin
      2. circumventing men by his wiles
      3. the worshippers of idols are said to be under his control
      4. by his demons he is able to take possession of men and inflict them with diseases
      5. by God's assistance he is overcome
      6. on Christ's return from heaven he will be bound with chains for a thousand years, but when the thousand years are finished he will walk the earth in yet greater power, but shortly after will be given over to eternal punishment
    2. a Satan-like man
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7854 ‑ שָׂטָן (saw‑tawn');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS ( 0 ) HCS ( 0 )
2 Corinthians 1
Acts 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-PRI 1
N-PRI 1
NA WH


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

Σᾰτάν or Σατᾶν, ὁ,

Satan, Hebr. word for adversary, opponent, LXX 1 Kings 11:14; 1 Kings 11:23; transl. by ἐπίβουλος in LXX 1 Samuel 29:4; also accuser, transl. by ὁ διάβολος in Job 1:6 sq., Zechariah 3:1 : hence as chief of the evil spirits, the Devil, Cor. 12.7 ( indecl., as gen.); also Σᾰτᾰνᾶς, ᾶ, ὁ, LXX Job 2:3 (cod. A), Si. 21.27, freq. in NT, Ev.Matthew 4:10, al.: Adj. Σατανικός, ή, όν, PLond. 5.1731.11 (vi A.D.) .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σαταν indeclinable (2 Corinthians 12:7 R G (Tdf. in 1 Kings 11:14 accents σαταν (Lagarde leaves it unaccented))), , and σατανᾶς (i. e. with the article (except in Mark 3:23; Luke 22:3)), σατανᾶ (cf. Buttmann, 20 (18); Winer's Grammar, § 8, 1) ((Aram. סָטָנָא, stative emphatic of סָטָן.) Hebrew שָׂטָן), adversary (one who opposes another in purpose or act); the appellation is given to:

1. the prince of evil spirits, the inveterate adversary of God and of Christ (see διάβολος, and in πονηρός, 2b.): Mark 3:(),; ; Luke 10:18; Luke 11:18; 1 Corinthians 5:5; 2 Corinthians 11:14; 1 Thessalonians 2:18; 1 Timothy 1:20; Revelation 2:9, 13, 24; Revelation 3:9; he incites to apostasy from God and to sin, Matthew 4:10; Mark 1:13; Luke 4:8 R L in brackets; Luke 22:31; Acts 5:3; 1 Corinthians 7:5; 2 Corinthians 2:11 (10); 1 Timothy 5:15; circumventing men by stratagems, 2 Corinthians 11:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:9; the worshippers of idols are said to be under his control, Acts 26:18; Revelation 12:9; he is said both himself ἐισέρχεσθαι εἰς τινα, in order to act through him, Luke 22:3; John 13:27; and by his demons to take possession of the bodies of men and to afflict them with diseases, Luke 13:16, cf. Matthew 12:26; 2 Corinthians 12:7; by God's assistance he is overcome, Romans 16:20; on Christ's return from heaven he will be bound with chains for a thousand years, but when the thousand years are finished he will walk the earth in yet greater power, Revelation 20:2, 7, but shortly after will be given over to eternal punishment, Revelation 20:10.

2. a Satan-like man: Matthew 16:23; Mark 8:33. (Cf. Delitzsch in Riehm, under the word; Schenkel in his BL, under the word; Hamburger, Real-Encycl. i., 897f; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, Appendix xiii. § ii.; and BB. DD., under the word.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Σατᾶν

Of Hebrew origin [H7854]


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
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