1228. diabolos
Strong's Concordance
diabolos: slanderous, accusing falsely
Original Word: διάβολος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: diabolos
Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ab'-ol-os)
Definition: slanderous, accusing falsely
Usage: (adj. used often as a noun), slanderous; with the article: the Slanderer (par excellence), the Devil.
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1228 diábolos (from 1225 /diabállō, "to slander, accuse, defame") – properly, a slanderer; a false accuser; unjustly criticizing to hurt (malign) and condemn to sever a relationship.

[1228 (diábolos) is the root of the English word, "Devil" (see also Webster's Dictionary).

1228 (diabolos) in secular Greek means "backbiter," i.e. an accuser, calumniator (slanderer). 1228 (diábolos) is literally someone who "casts through," i.e. making charges that bring down (destroy). Satan is used by God in this plan – as a predictable wind-up toy, playing out his evil nature.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from diaballó
slanderous, accusing falsely
NASB Translation
devil (34), malicious gossips (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1228: διάβολος

διάβολος, διάβολον (διαβάλλω which see), prone to slander, slanderous, accusing falsely, (Aristophanes, Andocides (), Plutarch, others): 1 Timothy 3:11; 2 Timothy 3:3; Titus 2:3; as a substantive, διάβολος, a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer, (see κατηγορέω, at the end) (Xenophon, Ages. 11, 5; (Aristotle, others)): the Sept. Esther 7:4; Esther 8:1. In the Bible and in ecclesiastical writings διάβολος (also διάβολος without the article; cf. Winers Grammar, 124 (118); Buttmann, 89 (78)) is applied κατ' ἐξοχήν to the one called in Hebrew הַשָּׂטָן, σατανᾶς (which see), viz., Satan, the prince of demons, the author of evil, persecuting good men (Job 1; Zechariah 3:1ff, cf. Revelation 12:10), estranging mankind from God and enticing them to sin, and afflicting them with diseases by means of demons who take possession of their bodies at his bidding; the malignant enemy of God and the Messiah: Matthew 4:1, 5,(); ; Luke 4:2,( R L, ); ; John 13:2; Acts 10:38; Ephesians 4:27; Ephesians 6:11; 1 Timothy 3:6; 2 Timothy 2:26; Hebrews 2:14; James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:8; Jude 1:9; Revelation 2:10; Revelation 12:9, 12; Revelation 20:2, 10; (Wis. 2:24; (cf. Psalm 108:6 (); 1 Chronicles 21:1)). Men who resemble the devil in mind and will are said εἶναι ἐκ τοῦ διαβόλου to be of the devil, properly, to derive their origin from the devil, tropically, to depend upon the devil in thought and action, to be prompted and governed by him: John 8:44; 1 John 3:8; the same are called τέκνα τοῦ διαβόλου, children of the devil, 1 John 3:10; υἱοί τοῦ διαβόλου, sons of the devil, Acts 13:10, cf. Matthew 13:38; John 8:38; 1 John 3:10. The name διάβολος is figuratively applied to a man who, by opposing the cause of God, may be said to act the part of the devil or to side with him: John 6:70, cf. Matthew 16:23; Mark 8:33. (Cf. σαταν at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
false accuser, devil, slanderer.

From diaballo; a traducer; specially, Satan (compare satan) -- false accuser, devil, slanderer.

see GREEK diaballo

see HEBREW satan

Forms and Transliterations
διάβολε διαβολοι διάβολοι διαβολον διάβολον διαβολος διάβολος διάβολός διαβολου διαβόλου διαβολους διαβόλους διαβολω διαβόλω διαβόλῳ διαβουλευόμενοι διαβούλια διαβουλίοις διαβουλιών diabolo diabolō diaboloi diabóloi diabólōi diáboloi diabolon diábolon diabolos diábolos diábolós diabolou diabólou diabolous diabólous
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 4:1 Adj-GMS
GRK: ὑπὸ τοῦ διαβόλου
NAS: to be tempted by the devil.
KJV: to be tempted of the devil.
INT: by the devil

Matthew 4:5 Adj-NMS
GRK: αὐτὸν ὁ διάβολος εἰς τὴν
NAS: Then the devil took Him into the holy
KJV: Then the devil taketh him
INT: him the devil to the

Matthew 4:8 Adj-NMS
GRK: αὐτὸν ὁ διάβολος εἰς ὄρος
NAS: Again, the devil took Him to a very
KJV: Again, the devil taketh him
INT: him the devil to a mountain

Matthew 4:11 Adj-NMS
GRK: αὐτὸν ὁ διάβολος καὶ ἰδοὺ
NAS: Then the devil left Him; and behold,
KJV: Then the devil leaveth him,
INT: him the devil and behold

Matthew 13:39 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἐστιν ὁ διάβολος ὁ δὲ
NAS: who sowed them is the devil, and the harvest
KJV: them is the devil; the harvest
INT: is the devil and

Matthew 25:41 Adj-DMS
GRK: ἡτοιμασμένον τῷ διαβόλῳ καὶ τοῖς
NAS: which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;
KJV: fire, prepared for the devil and his
INT: has been prepared for the devil and the

Luke 4:2 Adj-GMS
GRK: ὑπὸ τοῦ διαβόλου Καὶ οὐκ
NAS: being tempted by the devil. And He ate
KJV: tempted of the devil. And in
INT: by the devil and not

Luke 4:3 Adj-NMS
GRK: αὐτῷ ὁ διάβολος Εἰ υἱὸς
NAS: And the devil said to Him, If
KJV: And the devil said unto him,
INT: to him the devil If Son

Luke 4:5 Adj-NMS
GRK: αὐτὸν ὁ διάβολος εἰς ὄρος
KJV: And the devil, taking him
INT: him the devil into a mountain

Luke 4:6 Adj-NMS
GRK: αὐτῷ ὁ διάβολος Σοὶ δώσω
NAS: And the devil said
KJV: And the devil said unto him,
INT: to him the devil To you will I give

Luke 4:13 Adj-NMS
GRK: πειρασμὸν ὁ διάβολος ἀπέστη ἀπ'
NAS: When the devil had finished every
KJV: And when the devil had ended all
INT: temptation the devil departed from

Luke 8:12 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἔρχεται ὁ διάβολος καὶ αἴρει
NAS: then the devil comes
KJV: then cometh the devil, and taketh away
INT: comes the devil and takes away

John 6:70 Adj-NMS
GRK: ὑμῶν εἷς διάβολός ἐστιν
NAS: and [yet] one of you is a devil?
KJV: you is a devil?
INT: you one a devil is

John 8:44 Adj-GMS
GRK: πατρὸς τοῦ διαβόλου ἐστὲ καὶ
NAS: You are of [your] father the devil, and you want
KJV: [your] father the devil, and
INT: father the devil are and

John 13:2 Adj-GMS
GRK: γινομένου τοῦ διαβόλου ἤδη βεβληκότος
NAS: supper, the devil having already
KJV: being ended, the devil having now
INT: taking place the devil already having put

Acts 10:38 Adj-GMS
GRK: ὑπὸ τοῦ διαβόλου ὅτι ὁ
NAS: who were oppressed by the devil, for God
KJV: of the devil; for
INT: by the devil because

Acts 13:10 Adj-GMS
GRK: ῥᾳδιουργίας υἱὲ διαβόλου ἐχθρὲ πάσης
NAS: you son of the devil, you enemy
KJV: [thou] child of the devil, [thou] enemy
INT: craft son of [the] devil enemy of all

Ephesians 4:27 Adj-DMS
GRK: τόπον τῷ διαβόλῳ
NAS: and do not give the devil an opportunity.
KJV: give place to the devil.
INT: opportunity to the devil

Ephesians 6:11 Adj-GMS
GRK: μεθοδείας τοῦ διαβόλου
NAS: against the schemes of the devil.
KJV: against the wiles of the devil.
INT: schemes of the devil

1 Timothy 3:6 Adj-GMS
GRK: ἐμπέσῃ τοῦ διαβόλου
NAS: into the condemnation incurred by the devil.
KJV: into the condemnation of the devil.
INT: he might fall of the devil

1 Timothy 3:7 Adj-GMS
GRK: παγίδα τοῦ διαβόλου
NAS: and the snare of the devil.
KJV: and the snare of the devil.
INT: [the] snare of the devil

1 Timothy 3:11 Adj-AFP
GRK: σεμνάς μὴ διαβόλους νηφαλίους πιστὰς
NAS: [be] dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate,
KJV: not slanderers, sober,
INT: dignified not slanderers sober faithful

2 Timothy 2:26 Adj-GMS
GRK: τῆς τοῦ διαβόλου παγίδος ἐζωγρημένοι
NAS: [and escape] from the snare of the devil, having been held captive
KJV: the snare of the devil, who are taken captive
INT: the of the devil snare having been taken

2 Timothy 3:3 Adj-NMP
GRK: ἄστοργοι ἄσπονδοι διάβολοι ἀκρατεῖς ἀνήμεροι
NAS: irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control,
KJV: trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent,
INT: unloving unappeasable slanderers without self-control savage

Titus 2:3 Adj-AFP
GRK: ἱεροπρεπεῖς μὴ διαβόλους μὴ οἴνῳ
NAS: in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor
KJV: not false accusers, not
INT: reverent not slanderers not to wine

Strong's Greek 1228
38 Occurrences

διαβόλῳ — 4 Occ.
διάβολοι — 1 Occ.
διάβολον — 1 Occ.
διάβολος — 17 Occ.
διαβόλου — 13 Occ.
διαβόλους — 2 Occ.

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