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Satanological terminology in the Synoptics: the devil

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series The Yetzer in the Wilderness: Jesus and the Evil InclinationThe term ‘the devil’ (ho diabolos), is virtually never used in pre-Christian Second Temple literature outside the Old Greek texts of the Hebrew Scriptures. In the Old Greek texts1 it is found in in 1 Chronicles 21:1 (of the adversary which attacks […]