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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 Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil G1228.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:5 - Then the devil G1228 *took Him along into the holy city and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:8 - Again, the devil G1228 *took Him along to a very high mountain and *showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:11 - Then the devil G1228 *left Him; and behold, angels came and began to serve Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:39 - and the enemy who sowed them is the devil G1228, and the harvest is the [fn]end of the age; and the reapers are angels.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:41 - “Then He will also say to those on His left, ‘Depart from Me, you accursed people, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil G1228 and his angels;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:2 - for forty days, being tempted by the devil G1228. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they had ended, He was hungry.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:3 - And the devil G1228 said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:5 - And he led Him up and showed Him all the kingdoms of [fn]the world in a moment of time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:6 - And the devil G1228 said to Him, “I will give You all this domain and [fn]its glory, for it has been handed over to me, and I give it to whomever I want.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:13 - And so when the devil G1228 had finished every temptation, he left Him until an opportune time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:12 - “And those beside the road are the ones who have heard, then the devil G1228 comes and takes away the word from their heart, so that they will not believe and be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:70 - Jesus answered them, “Did I Myself not choose you, the twelve? And yet one of you is a devil G1228.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:44 - “You are of your father the devil G1228, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he tells [fn]a lie, he speaks from his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of [fn]lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:2 - And during supper, the devil G1228 having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to betray Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:38 - [fn]You know of Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, [fn]and how He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil G1228, for God was with Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:10 - and said, “[fn]You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you son of the devil G1228, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not stop making crooked the straight ways of the Lord?
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:27 - and do not give the devil G1228 [fn]an opportunity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:11 - Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil G1228.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:6 - and not a new convert, so that he will not become conceited and fall into condemnation [fn]incurred by the devil G1228.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:7 - And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into [fn]disgrace and the snare of the devil G1228.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:11 - [fn]Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious G1228 gossips G1228, but [fn]temperate, faithful in all things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:26 - and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil G1228, having been held captive [fn]by him to do his will.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:3 - unloving, irreconcilable, malicious G1228 gossips G1228, without self-control, brutal, [fn]haters of good,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:3 - Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious G1228 gossips G1228 nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:14 - Therefore, since the children share in [fn]flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, so that through death He might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil G1228,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:7 - Submit therefore to God. But [fn]resist the devil G1228, and he will flee from you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 5:8 - Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil G1228, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:8 - the one who practices sin is of the devil G1228; for the devil G1228 [fn]has been sinning from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil G1228.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:10 - By this the children of God and the children of the devil G1228 are obvious: [fn]anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother and sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:9 - But Michael the archangel, when he disputed with the devil G1228 and argued about the body of Moses, did not dare pronounce against him an abusive judgment, but said, “The Lord rebuke you!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:10 - ‘Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil G1228 is about to throw some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days. [fn]Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:9 - And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil G1228 and Satan, who deceives the whole [fn]world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:12 - “For this reason, rejoice, you heavens and you who dwell in them. Woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil G1228 has come down to you with great wrath, knowing that he has only a short time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:2 - And he took hold of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil G1228 and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:10 - And the devil G1228 who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and [fn]brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.
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