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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1228 Greek: diabolos


"an accuser" (cp. ACCUSE, B, No. 1), is used 34 times as a title of Satan, the Devil (the English word is derived from the Greek); once of Judas, Jhn 6:70, who, in his opposition of God, acted the part of the Devil. Apart from Jhn 6:70, men are never spoken of as devils. It is always to be distinguished from daimon, "a demon." It is found three times, 1Ti 3:11; 2Ti 3:3; Tts 2:3, of false accusers, slanderers.

2 Strong's Number: g2725 Greek: kategoros


"an accuser," (see ACCUSATION, ACCUSE, B. 4.) is used in Jhn 8:10; Act 23:30, 35; 24:8; 25:16, 18. In Rev 12:10, it is used of Satan. In the Sept., Pro 18:17.


(1) Sukophantia, "a false accusation or oppression," is used in Ecc 5:7; 7:8; Psa 119:134; Amo 2:8 (not in the NT). See ACCUSATION, ACCUSE, B, 5.

(2) Sukophantes, "a false accuser, or oppressor," occurs in Psa 72:4; Pro 28:16 (not in the NT).


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