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Headword: *dia/bolos
Adler number: delta,508
Translated headword: Devil
Vetting Status: high
See under Satan.[1] A diabolos ["slanderer"] [is so called] because of this, an ability to slander and to make friends into enemies. See under dynamis.[2]
Greek Original:
*dia/bolos: zh/tei e)n tw=| *satana=s. o(/ti dia/bolos dia\ tou=to, w(s duna/menos diaba/llein kai\ e)xqrou\s poiei=n tou\s fi/lous. kai\ zh/tei e)n tw=| du/namis.
This derivative entry brings together, undifferentiatedly, two senses of the noun diabolos.
[1] sigma 151.
[2] delta 1573.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 25 March 2003@07:44:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added x-refs) on 25 March 2003@08:55:31.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 27 June 2012@05:41:41.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another note) on 18 July 2012@09:58:56.
David Whitehead on 19 July 2012@04:16:26.
Catharine Roth (more keywords) on 18 July 2016@17:28:29.


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