Satan

noun
Sa·​tan | \ˈsā-tᵊn \

Definition of Satan 

1 : the angel who in Jewish belief is commanded by God to tempt humans to sin, to accuse the sinners, and to carry out God's punishment

2 : the rebellious angel who in Christian belief is the adversary of God and lord of evil

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Examples of Satan in a Sentence

some people believe that Satan can successfully tempt almost anyone with lies and flattery

First Known Use of Satan

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Satan

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew śāṭān adversary

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Satan

noun
Sa·​tan | \ˈsā-tᵊn \

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