Word Summary
satan: adversary, also the name of the superhuman adversary of God
Original Word: שָׂטָן
Transliteration: satan
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-tawn')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: adversary, also the name of the superhuman adversary of God
Meaning: an opponent -- Satan, the arch-enemy of good
Strong's Concordance
adversary, Satan, withstand

From satan; an opponent; especially (with the article prefixed) Satan, the arch-enemy of good -- adversary, Satan, withstand.

see HEBREW satan


H7854. satan

שָׂטָןnoun masculinePsalm 109:6

1 adversary.

2 Satan (Late Hebrew סָטָן שָׂטָן,‎; Aramaic סָטָנָא שָׂטָנָא,‎, Syriac (Hebrew); Late Hebrew verb סָטַן‎, Aramaic סְטַן‎; Arabic is be remote, especially from the truth, and from the mercy of God; Satan, Ethiopic :); —

1 adversary, in General, personal or national; (ל‎) לְשׂ ׳הָיָהNumbers 22:22 (JE), 1 Samuel 29:4 (compare NesMarg. 15), 2 Samuel 19:23, לְשׂ ׳יָצָאNumbers 22:32 (JE); ׳שׂ1 Kings 5:18; 11:25; שׂ ׳הֵקִים ל‎, subject God 11:14, 23, compare Psalm 109:6 ("" רָשָׁע‎).

2 superhuman adversary, ׳הַשּׂ‎:

a. of Job, one of אֱלֹהִים בְּנֵיJob 1:6-7, (twice in verse); 1:8-9, 12 (twice in verse); 2:1-2,(twice in verse); 2:3-4, (twice in verse); 2:6-7,.

b. of high priest of Israel before ׳י‎, Zechariah 3:1-2,(twice in verse); ᵐ5‎. ὁ διάβολος.

c. as proper name ׳שׂSatan 1 Chronicles 21:1 (interpret 2 Samuel 24:1), ᵐ5διάβολος (ᵐ5σατάν 1 Kings 11:14, 23; Σατανᾶς Matthew 4:10; Mark 1:13; Luke 10:18 33t. NT).