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Lexicon :: Strong's G1228 - diabolos

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Strong’s Definitions

διάβολος diábolos, dee-ab'-ol-os; from G1225; a traducer; specially, Satan (compare H7854):—false accuser, devil, slanderer.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's G1228 in the following manner: devil (35x), false accuser (2x), slanderer (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's G1228 in the following manner: devil (35x), false accuser (2x), slanderer (1x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διάβολος diábolos, dee-ab'-ol-os; from G1225; a traducer; specially, Satan (compare H7854):—false accuser, devil, slanderer.
διάβολος, -ον, (διαβάλλω, which see), prone to slander, slanderous, accusing falsely, (Aristophanes, Andocides, Plutarch, others): 1 Timothy 3:11; 2 Timothy 3:3; Titus 2:3; as a substantive, διάβολος, a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer, [see κατηγορέω, at the end], (Xenophon, Ages. 11, 5; [Aristotle, others]): Sept. Esther 7:4; Esther 8:1. In the Bible and in ecclesiastical writings διάβολος [also διάβ. without the article; cf. Winers Grammar, 124 (118); Buttmann, 89 (78)] is applied κατ’ ἐξοχήν to the one called in Hebrew הַשָּׂטָן, σατανᾶς (which see), namely, Satan, the prince of demons, the author of evil, persecuting good men (Job 1; Zechariah 3:1ff, cf. Revelation 12:10), estranging mankind from God and enticing them to sin, and afflicting them with diseases by means of demons who take possession of their bodies at his bidding; the malignant enemy of God and the Messiah: Matthew 4:1, 5, [Matt 4:8, 11]; Matt 13:39; 25:41; Luke 4:2, [Luke 4:3, 5 R L, Luke 4:6, 13]; Luke 8:12; John 13:2; Acts 10:38; Ephesians 4:27; Ephesians 6:11; 1 Timothy 3:6; 2 Timothy 2:26; Hebrews 2:14; James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:8; Jude 1:9; Revelation 2:10; Revelation 12:9, 12; Revelation 20:2, 10; (Wis. 2:24; [cf. Psalm 108:6 (Ps. 109:6); 1 Chronicles 21:1]). Men who resemble the devil in mind and will are said εἶναι ἐκ τοῦ διαβόλου to be of the devil, properly, to derive their origin from the devil, tropically, to depend upon the devil in thought and action, to be prompted and governed by him: John 8:44; 1 John 3:8; the same are called τέκνα τοῦ διαβ. children of the devil, 1 John 3:10; υἱοὶ τοῦ δ. sons of the devil, Acts 13:10, cf. Matthew 13:38; John 8:38; 1 John 3:10. The name διάβολος is figuratively 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: John 6:70, cf. Matthew 16:23; Mark 8:33. [Cf. σατᾶν at the end.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Chronicles
7:4; 8:1
108:6; 109:6
4:1; 4:5; 4:8; 4:11; 13:38; 13:39; 16:23; 25:41
4:2; 4:3; 4:5; 4:6; 4:13; 8:12
6:70; 8:38; 8:44; 13:2
10:38; 13:10
4:27; 6:11
1 Timothy
3:6; 3:11
2 Timothy
2:26; 3:3
1 Peter
1 John
3:8; 3:10; 3:10
2:10; 12:9; 12:10; 12:12; 20:2; 20:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1228 matches the Greek διάβολος (diabolos),
which occurs 38 times in 36 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:1 - Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. G1228
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:5 - Then the devil G1228 taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:8 - Again, the devil G1228 taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:11 - Then the devil G1228 leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:39 - The enemy that sowed them is the devil; G1228 the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 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 G1228 and his angels:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:2 - Being forty days tempted of the devil. G1228 And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:3 - And the devil G1228 said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:5 - And the devil, G1228 taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:6 - And the devil G1228 said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:13 - And when the devil G1228 had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:12 - Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, G1228 and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:70 - Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? G1228
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:44 - Ye are of your father the devil, G1228 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:2 - And supper being ended, the devil G1228 having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 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; G1228 for God was with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:10 - And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, G1228 thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:27 - Neither give place to the devil. G1228
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:11 - Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. G1228
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:6 - Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil. G1228
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 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. G1228
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:11 - Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, G1228 sober, faithful in all things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:26 - And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, G1228 who are taken captive by him at his will.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:3 - Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, G1228 incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:3 - The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, G1228 not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 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; G1228
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:7 - Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, G1228 and he will flee from you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, G1228 as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:8 - He that committeth sin is of the devil; G1228 for the devil G1228 sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. G1228
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:10 - In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: G1228 whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:9 - Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil G1228 he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:10 - Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil G1228 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:9 - And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, G1228 and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 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 G1228 is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:2 - And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, G1228 and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:10 - And the devil G1228 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.
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