Satan (meaning "the enemy" or "the trouble-maker" in Hebrew), sometimes called the devil, is a character found in the writings of the Abrahamic religions. Muslims, Baha'is, Christians and Jews believe that he tempts people to do bad things. LaVeyan Satanists see Satan as a good force.
In the Bible [change]
- In the Hebrew Bible (also called the Old Testament in Christianity), Satan is responsible for several acts opposed to God's way; these are some examples:
- In the New Testament:
In other religions [change]
In Islam, a shayṭān is any sort of evil creature.