Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #4567: Satanas (pronounced sat-an-as')

of Chaldee origin corresponding to 4566 (with the definite affix); the accuser, i.e. the devil:--Satan.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) adversary (one who opposes another in purpose or act), the name given to

1a) the prince of evil spirits, the inveterate adversary of God and Christ

1a1) he incites apostasy from God and to sin

1a2) circumventing men by his wiles

1a3) the worshippers of idols are said to be under his control

1a4) by his demons he is able to take possession of men and inflict them with diseases

1a5) by God' s assistance he is overcome

1a6) on Christ' s return from heaven he will be bound with chains for a thousand years, but when the thousand years are finished he will walk the earth in yet greater power, but shortly after will be given over to eternal punishment

1b) a Satan-like man

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: of Aramaic origin corresponding to G4566 (with the definite affix)

Citing in TDNT: 7:151, 1007


This word is used 36 times:

Matthew 4:10: "Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord"
Matthew 12:26: "And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself;"
Matthew 12:26: "if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how"
Matthew 16:23: "Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offense unto me: for"
Mark 1:13: "days, tempted of Satan; and was with the"
Mark 3:23: "parables, How can Satan cast out Satan?"
Mark 3:23: "can Satan cast out Satan?"
Mark 3:26: "And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided,"
Mark 4:15: "but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away"
Mark 8:33: "Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savorest not the things"
Luke 4:8: "Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord"
Luke 10:18: "he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from"
Luke 11:18: "If Satan also be divided against himself, how"
Luke 13:16: "a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen"
Luke 22:3: "Then entered Satan into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being"
Luke 22:31: "Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as"
John 13:27: "after the sop Satan entered into him. Then"
Acts 5:3: "said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie"
Acts 26:18: "and from the power of Satan unto God, that they"
Romans 16:20: "God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly."
1 Corinthians 5:5: "To deliver such a one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that"
1 Corinthians 7:5: "and come together again, that Satan tempt you not"
2 Corinthians 2:11: "Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices."
2 Corinthians 11:14: "no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel"
1 Thessalonians 2:18: "Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered"
2 Thessalonians 2:9: "is after the working of Satan with all power and"
1 Timothy 1:20: "Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme."
1 Timothy 5:15: "are already turned aside after Satan."
Revelation 2:9: "not, but are the synagogue of Satan."
Revelation 2:13: "where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my"
Revelation 2:13: "was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth."
Revelation 2:24: "known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon"
Revelation 3:9: "of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews,"
Revelation 12:9: "called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world:"
Revelation 20:2: "is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand"
Revelation 20:7: "thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,"

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