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Satyr

Satyr [N] [E]

(satyr or satyr ), a sylvan deity or demigod of Greek mythology, represented as a monster, part man and part goat. ( Isaiah 13:21 ; 34:14 ) The Hebrew word signifies "hairy" or "rough," and is frequently applied to "he-goats." In the passages cited it probably refers to demons of woods and desert places. Comp. ( Leviticus 17:7 ; 2 Chronicles 11:15 )


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Satyr'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.