1228

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Greek Concordance

1228 διάβολος diabolos dee-ab’-ol-os

from 1225; Adjective.

AV-devil 35, false accuser 2, slanderer 1; 38

1) prone to slander, slanderous, accusing falsely
1a) a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer,
2) metaph. applied to a man who, by opposing the cause of God, may be said to act the part of the devil or to side with him

Satan the prince of the demons, the author of evil, persecuting good men, estranging mankind from God and enticing them to sin, afflicting them with diseases by means of demons who take possession of their bodies at his bidding.

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