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The term "devil" is often used synonymously with the term [[Satan]], even though their meaning in Greek is quite different.
 
The term "devil" is often used synonymously with the term [[Satan]], even though their meaning in Greek is quite different.
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==Other names for the devil==
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*Satan
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*Beelzebub
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*Lucifer
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*the Prince of Darkness
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*Old Nick
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[[category:Abrahamic Religions]]
 
[[category:Abrahamic Religions]]

Revision as of 06:00, 20 October 2008

“Devil” is the English word for the Greek word διαβολοξ (diábolos), which means “one who throws things around” in the sense of creating the chaos.

By causing chaos, the devil leads people away from God and sometimes even to curse God.

The term "devil" is often used synonymously with the term Satan, even though their meaning in Greek is quite different.

Other names for the devil

  • Satan
  • Beelzebub
  • Lucifer
  • the Prince of Darkness
  • Old Nick