Devil


Greek: διαβολος [diabolos] (Adjective). A calumniator, false accuser, slanderer. Adversary. Devil.

διαβολος [diabolos] appears 38 times in the NT:



(1) Matthew 4: 1
Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc. ("of the devil" - υπο του διαβολου [hupo tou diabolou] Lit: "by the slanderer").

(2) Matthew 4: 5
Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple, - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(3) Matthew 4: 8
Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(4) Matthew 4: 11
Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(5) Matthew 13: 39
The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(6) Matthew 25: 41
Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels: - τω διαβολω [tô diabolô] Dat. sing. masc.

(7) Luke 4: 2
Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc. ("of the devil" - υπο του διαβολου [hupo tou diabolou] Lit: "by the slanderer").

(8) Luke 4: 3
And the devil said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(9) [Luke 4: 5]
And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(10) Luke 4: 13
And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(11) Luke 8: 12
Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(13) John 6: 70
Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? - διαβολος [diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(14) John 8: 44
Ye are of [your] father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc. ("of your father the devil" - εκ του πατρος του διαβολου [ek tou patros tou diabolou] Lit: "coming from the father the slanderer").

(15) John 13: 2
And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's [son], to betray him; - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc.

(16) Acts 10: 38
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc. ("of the devil" - υπο του διαβολου [hupo tou diabolou] Lit: "by the slanderer").

(17) Acts 13: 10
And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, [thou] child of the devil, [thou] enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord? - διαβολου [diabolou] Gen. sing. masc.

(18) Ephesians 4: 27
Neither give place to the devil. - τω διαβολω [tô diabolô] Dat. sing. masc.

(19) Ephesians 6: 11
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc.

(20) 1 Timothy 3: 6
Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc.

(21) 1 Timothy 3: 7
Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc.

(22) 1 Timothy 3: 11
Even so [must their] wives [be] grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things. - διαβολους [diabolous] Accus. pl. fem.

(23) 2 Timothy 2: 26
And [that] they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc.

(24) 2 Timothy 3: 3
Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, - διαβολοι [diaboloi] Nom. pl. masc.

(25) Titus 2: 3
The aged women likewise, that [they be] in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; - διαβολους [diabolous] Accus. pl. fem.

(26) Hebrews 2: 14
Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; - τον διαβολον [ton diabolon] Accus. sing. masc.

(27) James 4: 7
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. - τω διαβολω [tô diabolô] Dat. sing. masc.

(28) 1 Peter 5: 8
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(29, 30, 31) 1 John 3: 8
He that committeth sin is of the devil¹; for the devil² sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil³. - ¹του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc. ("of the devil" - εκ του διαβολου [ek tou diabolou] Lit: "coming from the slanderer"). / ²ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc. / ³του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc.

(32) 1 John 3: 10
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother. - του διαβολου [tou diabolou] Gen. sing. masc.

(33) Jude 9
Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee. - τω διαβολω [tô diabolô] Dat. sing. masc.

(34) Revelation 2: 10
Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast [some] of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(35) Revelation 12: 9
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. - διαβολος [diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(36) Revelation 12: 12
Therefore rejoice, [ye] heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(37) Revelation 20: 2
And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, - διαβολος [diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

(38) Revelation 20: 10
And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet [are], and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever. - ο διαβολος [ho diabolos] Nom. sing. masc.

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