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Definition: One of the names of the devil, who opposes the plan of salvation and all that is good.

Pronunciation: [Say-tun] (noun)

Also Known As: The accuser, adversary, Beelzebub, demon, devil, the enemy, great dragon, Lucifer, old serpent, prince of the devils, prince of the world, slanderer, son of the morning, spoiler, the wicked one.

Example: Ether 15:19 - "Satan had full power over the hearts of the people; for they were given up unto the hardness of their hearts, and the blindness of their minds that they might be destroyed."

Related Resources:

Premortal Existence
In this article of the Plan of Salvation learn how Satan wanted God's glory and power and thus there was a war in heaven.

The Reality of Satan
Although Satan does not possess a physical body he is a real being who is in eternal opposition to the Father.

Life is a time of struggles, trials, and temptations as well as a time to prepare ourselves to meet God by being tested.

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