Satan

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noun Sa·tan \ˈsā-tən\

Definition of Satan

  1. 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. 2 :  the rebellious angel who in Christian belief is the adversary of God and lord of evil

Examples of satan in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of satan

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



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