Lucifer is the Latin translation of the
Hebrew name Helel Ben-Shachar
  • Intelligence & Beauty
    "Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty" Ezekiel 28:12.
  • Arrogance & Pride
    'Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness" (Ezekiel 28:17).


  • Misleading the World
    Satan deceives the whole world (Rev 12:9), and "The whole world lieth in the evil one" (I John 5:19).
  • Satan forced from Heaven
    "And there was war in heaven. Michael and the angels under his command fought the dragon and his angels. And the dragon lost the battle and was forced out of heaven. " (Rev 12:7).
  • Satan deceives and battles
    "Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, and shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle" (Rev 20:7,8).
  • Satan revealed - overthrown by Jesus
    And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will overthrow with the breath of his mouth and destroy by the splendor of his coming. The coming of the lawless one will be in accordance with the work of Satan displayed in all kinds of counterfeit miracles, signs and wonders, and in every sort of evil that deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved. For this reason God sends them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie. (2 Thess 2:2-11)
  • Judgment of God against Satan
    “I, myself, have risen against him! I will destroy his children and his children’s children, so they can never sit on his throne. I will make Babylon into a desolate land, a place of porcupines, filled with swamps and marches. I will sweep the land with the broom of destruction. I, the Lord Almighty, have spoken!”
    Isaiah 14:22

  • The name Satan
    Satan is a Hebrew word meaning "adversary," as "one to lie in wait"; hence, "the snares of the devil." In the New Testament, Satan is referred to under the name "Devil" (Greek: diabolos), meaning "accuser, slanderer." In Hebrew שׂטן satan or śāṭān, or Aramaic שׂטנא satana means "accuser, adversary."). Satan plays various roles in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha and the New Testament. In the Hebrew Bible Satan is presented as an angel (messenger) sent by God to test mankind; in the Apocrypha and New Testament Satan is portrayed as an evil rebellious demon who is the enemy of God and mankind.


    Satan is the central embodiment of evil. Satan is also commonly known as the Devil, the "Prince of Darkness", Beelzebub, Mephistopheles, Lucifer, and Rachelle. In the Talmud and some works of Kabbalah Satan is sometimes called Samael ; however most Jewish literature is of the opinion that Samael is a separate angel. In the fields of angelology and demonology these different names sometimes refer to a number of different angels and demons. In Islam, Satan is known as Iblis, who was the chief of the angels until he disobeyed Allah by refusing to prostrate himself before Adam.

  • The name Devil
    The word "Devil" is not used in the Old Testament. It is Abaddon in Hebrew, Apollyon in Greek, meaning "destroyer." The Devil is the name given to a supernatural entity who, in most Western religions, is the central embodiment of evil. This entity is also commonly referred to by a variety of names, including Satan, Lucifer, Mephistopheles and Beelzebub. In classic demonology, these alternate names sometime refer to a separate supernatural entities or personalities.

    “Satan" and "Devil" are two names used in the Scriptures, but there are a great number of others familiar to all Bible readers, namely: "the accuser of our brethren," "the evil one," "deceiver," "murderer," "father of lies," "Beelzebub," "Belial," "tempter," "great dragon," "serpent," "prince of demons," and at least forty such titles are attributed to the fallen angel Lucifer.

  • The place of Hell
    Hell is place defined in the Bible, about the afterlife, and is a place of torment, great weeping and gnashing of teeth. The Judeo-Christian term hell comes from the Hebrew word "Gehinnom", which technically means landfill. Commenting on the use of the word “hell” in Bible translation, Collier’s Encyclopedia says: "Gehinnom" in Old Testament times referred simply to the abode of the dead and suggested no moral distinctions, the word ‘hell,’ as understood today, is not a happy translation.” The confusion over what this word actually means stems from the fact that the ancient Hebrews apparently didn't believe in immortality of the "soul".

    Hebrew landfills were very unsanitary and unpleasant when compared to modern landfills; these places were filled with rotting garbage and the Hebrews would periodically burn them down, however by that point they were generally so large that they would burn for weeks or even months. In other words they were fiery mountains of garbage. In The New Testament the word "Gehenna" refers to one such landfill, the valley of Hinnom.

    The Hebrew Sheol was translated in the Septuagint as 'Hades', another the name for the underworld. The New Testament uses this word, but it also uses the word 'Gehenna', from the valley of Ge-Hinnom, a valley near Jerusalem in which in ancient times garbage was burned. The early Christian teaching was that the damned would be burnt in the valley just as the garbage was. Punishment for the damned and reward for the saved is a central theme of early Christianity.
  • A word about Latin
    Latin was the lanuguage originally spoken in the region around Rome. It gained great importance as the formal language of the Roman Empire. All Romance languages, such as Italian, Spanish and French, descend from a Latin and many words based on Latin are found in other modern languages such as English. In the Western world, Latin was a lingua franca, the learned language for scientific and political affairs, for more than a thousand years, being eventually replaced by French in the 18th century and English in the late 19th. Latin remains the formal language of the Roman Catholic Church to this day, which includes being the official national language of the Vatican. It is also still used, along with Greek, to furnish the names used in the scientific classification of living things.
             

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