Satan: Satan. Original Word: Σατᾶν, ὁPart of Speech:
Proper Noun, IndeclinableTransliteration:
Cognate: 4566 Satán – Satan, the same fallen angel as 4567 /Satanás ("the adversary, opposer," see there).
4566 /Satán ("Satan") only occurs in 2 Cor 12:7, in relation to the "thorn in the flesh."
[The absence of the definite article is probably not significant, given the genitive construction.]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
variant reading for Satanas
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4566: σατανσαταν
indeclinable (2 Corinthians 12:7 R G
in 1 Kings 11:14
(Lagarde leaves it unaccented))), ὁ
, and ὁ σατανᾶς
(i. e. with the article (except in Mark 3:23
; Luke 22:3
, 20 (18); Winer
's Grammar, § 8, 1) ((Aram. סָטָנָא
, stative emphatic of סָטָן
.) Hebrew שָׂטָן
(one who opposes another in purpose or act); the appellation is given to:
1. the prince of evil spirits, the inveterate adversary of God and of Christ (see διάβολος, and in πονηρός, 2b.): Mark 3:(),; ; Luke 10:18; Luke 11:18; 1 Corinthians 5:5; 2 Corinthians 11:14; 1 Thessalonians 2:18; 1 Timothy 1:20; Revelation 2:9, 13, 24; Revelation 3:9; he incites to apostasy from God and to sin, Matthew 4:10; Mark 1:13; Luke 4:8 R L in brackets; Luke 22:31; Acts 5:3; 1 Corinthians 7:5; 2 Corinthians 2:11 (10); 1 Timothy 5:15; circumventing men by stratagems, 2 Corinthians 11:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:9; the worshippers of idols are said to be under his control, Acts 26:18; Revelation 12:9; he is said both himself ἐισέρχεσθαι εἰς τινα, in order to act through him, Luke 22:3; John 13:27; and by his demons to take possession of the bodies of men and to afflict them with diseases, Luke 13:16, cf. Matthew 12:26; 2 Corinthians 12:7; by God's assistance he is overcome, Romans 16:20; 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, Revelation 20:2, 7, but shortly after will be given over to eternal punishment, Revelation 20:10.
2. a Satan-like man: Matthew 16:23; Mark 8:33. (Cf. Delitzsch in Riehm, under the word; Schenkel in his BL, under the word; Hamburger, Real-Encycl. i., 897f; Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, Appendix xiii. § ii.; and BB. DD., under the word.)<1>
Of Hebrew origin (satan); Satan, i.e. The devil -- Satan. Compare Satanas.
see GREEK Satanas
see HEBREW satan