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Strong's #1228 - διάβολος

Transliteration
diábolos
Phonetics
dee-ab'-ol-os
Origin
from (1225)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
2:72,150
Definition
Thayer's
  1. prone to slander, slanderous, accusing falsely
    1. 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
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6862 ‑ צָר (tsar, tsawr);  6887 ‑ צָרַר (tsaw‑rar');  7854 ‑ שָׂטָן (saw‑tawn');  
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KJV (38)
Matthew
6
Luke
6
John
3
Acts
2
Ephesians
2
1 Timothy
3
2 Timothy
2
Titus
1
Hebrews
1
James
1
1 Peter
1
1 John
4
Jude
1
Revelation
5
NAS (40)
Matthew
6
Luke
5
John
3
Acts
2
Ephesians
2
1 Timothy
4
2 Timothy
3
Titus
2
Hebrews
1
James
1
1 Peter
1
1 John
4
Jude
1
Revelation
5
HCS (37)
Matthew
6
Luke
5
John
3
Acts
2
Ephesians
2
1 Timothy
3
2 Timothy
2
Titus
1
Hebrews
1
James
1
1 Peter
1
1 John
4
Jude
1
Revelation
5
BSB (37)
Matthew
6
Luke
5
John
3
Acts
2
Ephesians
2
1 Timothy
3
2 Timothy
2
Titus
1
Hebrews
1
James
1
1 Peter
1
1 John
4
Jude
1
Revelation
5
ESV (32)
Matthew
5
Luke
2
John
3
Acts
2
Ephesians
2
1 Timothy
3
2 Timothy
2
Titus
1
Hebrews
1
James
1
1 Peter
1
1 John
4
Revelation
5
WEB (37)
Matthew
5
Luke
6
John
3
Acts
2
Ephesians
2
1 Timothy
3
2 Timothy
2
Titus
1
Hebrews
1
James
1
1 Peter
1
1 John
4
Jude
1
Revelation
5
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

διάβολ-ος, ον,

I slanderous, backbiting, γραῦς Men. 878, cf. Phld. Lib. p.24O.: Sup. -ώτατος Ar. Eq. 45; διάβολόν τι, aliquid invidiae, And. 2.24; τὸ δ. Plu. 2.61d.

II Subst., slanderer, Pi. Fr. 297, Arist. Top. 126a31, Ath. 11.508d; enemy, LXX Ezra 7:4, LXX Ezra 8:1 : hence, = Sâtân, ib. 1 Chronicles 21:1; the Devil, Matthew 4:1, etc.

III Adv. -λως injuriously, invidiously, Th. 6.15; χρῆσθαί τινι Procop. Arc. 2.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

διάβολος , -ον

(<διαβάλλω , q.v.),

[in LXX for H7854 (as Job 1:6), exc. Ezra 7:4; Ezra 8:1 (H6862, H6887);]

slanderous, accusing falsely. As subst., , , δ .;

(a) generally (of. Es, ll. c.), a slanderer, false accuser: 1 Timothy 3:6-7 (CGT, in l, but v. infr.) 1 Timothy 3:11, 2 Timothy 3:3, Titus 2:3;

(b) as chiefly in LXX, of Satan, the Accuser, the Devil: Matthew 4:1; Matthew 4:5; Matthew 4:8; Matthew 4:11; Matthew 13:39; Matthew 25:41, Luke 4:2-3; Luke 4:6; Luke 4:12; Luke 8:12, John 13:2, Acts 10:38, Ephesians 4:27; Ephesians 6:11, 1 Timothy 3:6-7 (but v. supr.), 2 Timothy 2:26, Hebrews 2:14, James 4:7, 1 Peter 5:8, Judges 1:9, Revelation 2:10; Revelation 12:9; Revelation 12:12; Revelation 20:2; Revelation 20:10; εἶναι ἐκ τοῦ δ ., John 8:44, 1 John 3:8; τέκνα τοῦ δ ., 1 John 3:10; υἱὸς , Acts 13:10; metaph., of Judas, John 6:70 (Cremer, 121; DCG, ii, 605).†


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

The word is found in an obscure context in P Lond 418.19 (c. A.D. 346) (= II. p. 303).

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
διάβολε διαβολοι διάβολοι διαβολον διάβολον διαβολος διάβολος διάβολός διαβολου διαβόλου διαβολους διαβόλους διαβολω διαβόλω διαβόλῳ διαβουλευόμενοι διαβούλια διαβουλίοις διαβουλιών diabolo diabolō diaboloi diabóloi diabólōi diáboloi diabolon diábolon diabolos diábolos diábolós diabolou diabólou diabolous diabólous
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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