Etymology-wise, which is the
slanderer: Satan or the Devil?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The name Satan derives from the Hebrew satan, adversary. The word devil comes from the Greek diabolos, the slanderer. In the Hebrew Bible (the
Tanakh), the adversary is called
Satan; in the Greek translation of the Hebrew
Bible (the Septuagint), the name
Diabolos was used in its place.
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