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International Standard Bible EncyclopediaADVERSARY
ad'-ver-sa-ri, ad'-ver-sa-ri: This word (in the singular or plural) is used in the Old Testament to render different Hebrew words. In thirty-two cases the word corresponds to the noun tsar, or the verb tsarar. This noun is the ordinary word for "foe" or "adversary." In twelve passages the Hebrew word, of which "adversary" is the translation, is saTan = noun or saTan = verb. This stem means "to oppose," or "thwart" anyone in his purpose or claims.
Greek476. antidikos -- an opponent, adversary
... an opponent, adversary. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: antidikos
Phonetic Spelling: (an-tid'-ee-kos) Short Definition: an opponent, adversary ...
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4567. Satanas -- the adversary, Satan, ie the devil
5227. hupenantios -- set over against, opposite
75. agonizomai -- to contend for a prize, struggle
1727. enantios -- opposite, fig. hostile, opposed
480. antikeimai -- to lie opposite, ie oppose, withstand
4566. Satan -- Satan.
2190. echthros -- hostile
496. antipipto -- to fall against, strive against
Strong's Hebrew7854. satan -- adversary, also the name of the superhuman ...
... satan. 7855 . adversary, also the name of the superhuman adversary of God.
Transliteration: satan Phonetic Spelling: (saw-tawn') Short Definition: Satan. ...
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6145. ar -- perhaps adversary
7853. satan -- to be or act as adversary
3401. yarib -- opponent, adversary
6862c. tsar -- adversary, foe
7009. qim -- adversary
6887. tsarar -- to bind, tie up, be restricted, narrow, scant, or ...
7379. rib -- strife, dispute
6869. tsarah -- straits, distress
6862. tsar -- narrow, tight
"Avenge Me of My Adversary. "
Agree with Thine Adversary
In what Manner the Adversary's Cavils must be Refuted.
Let us See what My Adversary Himself Says on this Point in those ...
On Repentance and Remission of Sins, and Concerning the Adversary.
That the Evil of Pride is So Great that it Rightly Has Even God ...
Of the Limits which must be Put to the Necessity of Replying to an ...
Prayer Concerns Three.
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xii. 56, 58, "Ye Know How to ...
Easton's Bible Dictionary(Hebrews satan), an opponent or foe (1 Kings 5:4; 11:14, 23, 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).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) One who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an antagonist; an enemy; a foe.
2. (a.) Opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic.
ThesaurusAdversary (100 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic. 3. (a.) Having an opposing party;
not unopposed; as, an adversary suit. ... Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ADVERSARY. ...
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Foe (23 Occurrences)
Accuser (9 Occurrences)
Oppose (29 Occurrences)
Rezon (3 Occurrences)
Haply (26 Occurrences)
Perhaps (89 Occurrences)
Desirable (49 Occurrences)
Bow (248 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceAdversary (100 Occurrences)
Matthew 4:10 Then saith Jesus to him, 'Go -- Adversary, for it hath been written, The Lord thy God thou shalt bow to, and Him only thou shalt serve.'
Matthew 5:25 Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are with him in the way; lest perhaps the prosecutor deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison.
Matthew 12:26 and if the Adversary doth cast out the Adversary, against himself he was divided, how then doth his kingdom stand?
Matthew 16:23 But He turned and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Adversary; you are a hindrance to me, because your thoughts are not God's thoughts, but men's."
Mark 1:13 and he was there in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by the Adversary, and he was with the beasts, and the messengers were ministering to him.
Mark 3:23 And, having called them near, in similes he said to them, 'How is the Adversary able to cast out the Adversary?
Mark 3:26 and if the Adversary did rise against himself, and hath been divided, he cannot be made to stand, but hath an end.
Mark 4:15 and these are they by the way where the word is sown: and whenever they may hear, immediately cometh the Adversary, and he taketh away the word that hath been sown in their hearts.
Mark 8:33 But turning round and seeing His disciples, He rebuked Peter. "Get behind me, Adversary," He said, "for your thoughts are not God's thoughts, but men's."
Luke 4:8 And Jesus answering him said, 'Get thee behind me, Adversary, for it hath been written, Thou shalt bow before the Lord thy God, and Him only thou shalt serve.'
Luke 10:18 and he said to them, 'I was beholding the Adversary, as lightning from the heaven having fallen;
Luke 11:18 and if also the Adversary against himself was divided, how shall his kingdom be made to stand? for ye say, by Beelzeboul is my casting forth the demons.
Luke 12:58 For when you are going with your adversary before the magistrate, try diligently on the way to be released from him, lest perhaps he drag you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
Luke 13:16 and this one, being a daughter of Abraham, whom the Adversary bound, lo, eighteen years, did it not behove to be loosed from this bond on the sabbath-day?'
Luke 18:3 A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying,'Defend me from my adversary!'
Luke 22:3 And the Adversary entered into Judas, who is surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve,
Luke 22:31 And the Lord said, 'Simon, Simon, lo, the Adversary did ask you for himself to sift as the wheat,
John 13:27 And after the morsel, then the Adversary entered into that one, Jesus, therefore, saith to him, 'What thou dost -- do quickly;'
Acts 26:18 to open their eyes, to turn 'them' from darkness to light, and 'from' the authority of the Adversary unto God, for their receiving forgiveness of sins, and a lot among those having been sanctified, by faith that 'is' toward me.
Romans 16:20 and the God of the peace shall bruise the Adversary under your feet quickly; the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ 'be' with you. Amen!
1 Corinthians 5:5 to deliver up such a one to the Adversary for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
1 Corinthians 7:5 Do not refuse one another, unless perhaps it is just for a time and by mutual consent, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer and may then associate again; lest the Adversary begin to tempt you because of your deficiency in self-control.
2 Corinthians 2:11 that we may not be over-reached by the Adversary, for of his devices we are not ignorant.
2 Corinthians 11:14 and no wonder -- for even the Adversary doth transform himself into a messenger of light;
2 Corinthians 12:7 and that by the exceeding greatness of the revelations I might not be exalted overmuch, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of the Adversary, that he might buffet me, that I might not be exalted overmuch.
1 Thessalonians 2:18 wherefore we wished to come unto you, (I indeed Paul,) both once and again, and the Adversary did hinder us;
2 Thessalonians 2:9 him,' whose presence is according to the working of the Adversary, in all power, and signs, and lying wonders,
1 Timothy 1:20 of whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I did deliver to the Adversary, that they might be instructed not to speak evil.
1 Timothy 5:14 I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for reviling.
1 Timothy 5:15 for already certain did turn aside after the Adversary.
1 Peter 5:8 Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
Revelation 2:24 And to you I say, and to the rest who are in Thyatira, as many as have not this teaching, and who did not know the depths of the Adversary, as they say; I will not put upon you other burden;
Revelation 3:9 lo, I make of the synagogue of the Adversary those saying themselves to be Jews, and are not, but do lie; lo, I will make them that they may come and bow before thy feet, and may know that I loved thee.
Revelation 12:9 The great Dragon, the ancient serpent, he who is called 'the Devil' and 'the Adversary' and leads the whole earth astray, was hurled down: he was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.
Revelation 20:2 He laid hold of the Dragon--the ancient serpent--who is the Devil and the Adversary, and bound him for a thousand years, and hurled him into the bottomless pit.
Revelation 20:7 But when the thousand years are at an end, the Adversary will be released from his imprisonment,
Exodus 23:22 But if you indeed listen to his voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and an adversary to your adversaries.
Leviticus 18:18 And a woman unto another thou dost not take, to be an adversary, to uncover her nakedness beside her, in her life.
Numbers 10:9 When you go to war in your land against the adversary who oppresses you, then you shall sound an alarm with the trumpets. Then you will be remembered before Yahweh your God, and you will be saved from your enemies.
Numbers 22:22 God's anger was kindled because he went; and the angel of Yahweh placed himself in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him.
Numbers 22:32 The angel of Yahweh said to him, "Why have you struck your donkey these three times? Behold, I have come forth as an adversary, because your way is perverse before me:
Deuteronomy 32:27 Were it not that I dreaded the enemy's provocation, lest their adversaries should misdeem, lest they should say: Our hand is exalted, and not the LORD hath wrought all this.'
1 Samuel 1:6 And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb.
1 Samuel 2:32 and thou hast beheld an adversary 'in My' habitation, in all that He doth good with Israel, and there is not an old man in thy house all the days.
1 Samuel 28:16 Samuel said, "Why then do you ask of me, since Yahweh has departed from you and has become your adversary?
1 Samuel 29:4 But the princes of the Philistines were angry with him; and the princes of the Philistines said to him, "Make the man return, that he may go back to his place where you have appointed him, and let him not go down with us to battle, lest in the battle he become an adversary to us. For with what should this fellow reconcile himself to his lord? Should it not be with the heads of these men?
2 Samuel 19:22 And David saith, 'What -- to me and to you, O sons of Zeruiah, that ye are to me to-day for an adversary? to-day is any man put to death in Israel? for have I not known that to-day I 'am' king over Israel?'
2 Samuel 24:1 And the anger of Jehovah addeth to burn against Israel, and 'an adversary' moveth David about them, saying, 'Go, number Israel and Judah.'
2 Samuel 24:13 And Gad cometh in unto David, and declareth to him, and saith to him, 'Do seven years of famine come in to thee in thy land? or three months art thou fleeing before thine adversary -- and he pursuing thee? or are three days' pestilence in thy land? now, know and see what word I take back to Him sending me.'
1 Kings 5:4 But now Yahweh my God has given me rest on every side. There is neither adversary, nor evil occurrence.
1 Kings 11:14 Yahweh raised up an adversary to Solomon, Hadad the Edomite: he was of the king's seed in Edom.
1 Kings 11:23 God raised up another adversary to him, Rezon the son of Eliada, who had fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah.
1 Kings 11:25 He was an adversary to Israel all the days of Solomon, besides the mischief that Hadad did : and he abhorred Israel, and reigned over Syria.
1 Chronicles 21:1 And there standeth up an adversary against Israel, and persuadeth David to number Israel,
Esther 3:10 And the king turneth aside his signet from off his hand, and giveth it to Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, adversary of the Jews;
Esther 7:4 For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondservants and bondmaids, I would have held my peace, although the adversary could not have compensated for the king's loss."
Esther 7:6 Esther said, "An adversary and an enemy, even this wicked Haman!" Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.
Esther 8:1 On that day hath the king Ahasuerus given to Esther the queen the house of Haman, adversary of the Jews, and Mordecai hath come in before the king, for Esther hath declared what he 'is' to her,
Esther 9:10 ten sons of Haman son of Hammedatha, adversary of the Jews, they have slain, and on the prey they have not put forth their hand.
Esther 9:24 because Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, adversary of all the Jews, had devised concerning the Jews to destroy them, and had caused to fall Pur -- that 'is' the lot -- to crush them and to destroy them;
Job 1:6 And the day is, that sons of God come in to station themselves by Jehovah, and there doth come also the Adversary in their midst.
Job 1:7 And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Whence comest thou?' And the Adversary answereth Jehovah and saith, 'From going to and fro in the land, and from walking up and down on it.'
Job 1:8 And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart against My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God, and turning aside from evil?'
Job 1:9 And the Adversary answereth Jehovah and saith, 'For nought is Job fearing God?
Job 1:12 And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Lo, all that he hath 'is' in thy hand, only unto him put not forth thy hand.' And the Adversary goeth out from the presence of Jehovah.
Job 2:1 And the day is, that sons of God come in to station themselves by Jehovah, and there doth come also the Adversary in their midst to station himself by Jehovah.
Job 2:2 And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Whence camest thou?' And the Adversary answereth Jehovah and saith, 'From going to and fro in the land, and from walking up and down in it.'
Job 2:3 And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart unto My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God and turning aside from evil? and still he is keeping hold on his integrity, and thou dost move Me against him to swallow him up for nought!'
Job 2:4 And the Adversary answereth Jehovah and saith, 'A skin for a skin, and all that a man hath he doth give for his life.
Job 2:6 And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Lo, he 'is' in thy hand; only his life take care of.'
Job 2:7 And the Adversary goeth forth from the presence of Jehovah, and smiteth Job with a sore ulcer from the sole of his foot unto his crown.
Job 6:23 or,'Deliver me from the adversary's hand?' or,'Redeem me from the hand of the oppressors?'
Job 16:9 He has torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me. He has gnashed on me with his teeth. My adversary sharpens his eyes on me.
Job 19:11 He hath also kindled His wrath against me, and He counteth me unto Him as one of His adversaries.
Job 31:35 Oh that one would hear me! behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that mine adversary had written a book.
Psalms 7:4 if I have rewarded evil to him who was at peace with me (yes, if I have delivered him who without cause was my adversary),
Psalms 32:7 Thou art my hiding-place; thou wilt preserve me from trouble; Thou wilt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah
Psalms 44:10 You make us turn back from the adversary. Those who hate us take spoil for themselves.
Psalms 55:12 For it was not an enemy that reproached me; Then I could have borne it: Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; Then I would have hid myself from him:
Psalms 60:11 Give us help against the adversary, for the help of man is vain.
Psalms 74:10 How long, God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme your name forever?
Psalms 78:42 They didn't remember his hand, nor the day when he redeemed them from the adversary;
Psalms 78:61 and delivered his strength into captivity, his glory into the adversary's hand.
Psalms 107:2 Let the redeemed by Yahweh say so, whom he has redeemed from the hand of the adversary,
Psalms 108:12 Give us help against the adversary; For vain is the help of man.
Psalms 109:6 Set a wicked man over him. Let an adversary stand at his right hand.
Isaiah 50:8 He is near who justifies me; who will bring charges against me? Let us stand up together: who is my adversary? Let him come near to me.
Isaiah 59:19 And they shall fear the name of Jehovah from the west, and from the rising of the sun, his glory. When the adversary shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of Jehovah will lift up a banner against him.
Isaiah 63:9 In all their distress 'He is' no adversary, And the messenger of His presence saved them, In His love and in His pity He redeemed them, And He doth lift them up, And beareth them all the days of old.
Jeremiah 10:18 For thus said Jehovah: Lo, I am slinging out the inhabitants of the land at this time, And have been an adversary to them, So that they are found out.
Lamentations 1:5 Her adversaries are become the head, her enemies prosper; for Yahweh has afflicted her for the multitude of her transgressions: her young children are gone into captivity before the adversary.
Lamentations 1:7 Jerusalem remembers in the days of her affliction and of her miseries all her pleasant things that were from the days of old: when her people fell into the hand of the adversary, and none did help her, The adversaries saw her, they did mock at her desolations.
Lamentations 1:10 The adversary has spread out his hand on all her pleasant things: for she has seen that the nations are entered into her sanctuary, concerning whom you commanded that they should not enter into your assembly.
Lamentations 2:4 He has bent his bow like an enemy, he has stood with his right hand as an adversary, Has killed all that were pleasant to the eye: In the tent of the daughter of Zion he has poured out his wrath like fire.
Lamentations 4:12 The kings of the earth didn't believe, neither all the inhabitants of the world, That the adversary and the enemy would enter into the gates of Jerusalem.
Daniel 7:25 and words as an adversary of the Most High it doth speak, and the saints of the Most High it doth wear out, and it hopeth to change seasons and law; and they are given into its hand, till a time, and times, and a division of a time.
Amos 3:11 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "An adversary will overrun the land; and he will pull down your strongholds, and your fortresses will be plundered."
Zechariah 3:1 He showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of Yahweh, and Satan standing at his right hand to be his adversary.
Zechariah 3:2 And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary: 'Jehovah doth push against thee, O Adversary, Yea, push against thee doth Jehovah, Who is fixing on Jerusalem, Is not this a brand delivered from fire?'
Zechariah 8:10 For before those days there was no wages for man, nor any wages for an animal; neither was there any peace to him who went out or came in, because of the adversary. For I set all men everyone against his neighbor.
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