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Adversary

Adversary [B]

(Heb. satan), an opponent or foe ( 1 Kings 5:4 ; 1 Kings 11:14 1 Kings 11:23 1 Kings 11:25 ; Luke 13:17 ); one that speaks against another, a complainant ( Matthew 5:25 ; Luke 12:58 ); an enemy ( Luke 18:3 ), and specially the devil ( 1 Peter 5:8 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[B] indicates this entry was also found in Baker's Evangelical Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Adversary". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .