SATAN

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Biblical PN 1. Another title for the DEVIL (1 Nephi 13:29; 22:15,26; 2 Nephi 30:18; Alma 8:9; 10:25; 12:17; 15:17; 27:12; 37:15; Helaman 6:21; 16:22,23; 3 Nephi 1:22; 2:2,3; 6:16; 7:5; 18:18; 28:39; 4 Nephi 1:28; Mormon 5:18; Ether 8:26; 15:19; and Moroni 9:3)

Etymology

The title comes from a HEBREW word, śāṭān, that means “adversary, opponent,” particularly in a courtroom setting. Other names in the Book of Mormon for SATAN include DEVIL and LUCIFER.

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐝𐐁𐐓𐐊𐐤 (seɪtʌn)

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