Definition of The tempter
1. Noun. (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell.
Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief, Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism
Generic synonyms: Spiritual Being, Supernatural Being
Derivative terms: Devilize, Satanic
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Literary usage of The tempter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"S: D. Quiet talks about the tempter. *75c. '10. Réveil. Hughson, SC Warfare of the soul: practical studies in the life of temptation. »*$1.20. '10. ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1831)
"... the Tempter. A Tale Wild and Wonderful. By William Child Green, author of " The Abbot of Montserrat," &c. &c. In four volumes, 8vo. London: Newman & Co. ..."
3. The English Review (1852)
"The Personality of the Tempter, and other Sermons, Doctrinal and Occasional, including a Sermon preached in St. Paul's Cathedral at the Festival of the Sons ..."
4. The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study by Jean-Marie Guyau (1897)
"... determinism and the illusion of spontaneity—Immorality of the temptation— Hypothesis of the fall, its impossibility—God the tempter— Lucifer and God—2. ..."
5. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle of St. James by James Hardy Ropes (1916)
"James, on the other hand, ¡s:merely saying that boldness will avail against the tempter. ... the tempter."