Adjective · From a primary echtho (to hate); hateful (passively, odious, or actively, hostile)

From a primary ἔχθω échthō (to hate); hateful (passively, odious, or actively, hostile); usually as a noun, an adversary (especially Satan):—enemy, foe.


  1. hated, odious, hateful
  2. hostile, hating, and opposing another
    1. used of men as at enmity with God by their sin
      1. opposing (God) in the mind
      2. a man that is hostile
      3. a certain enemy
      4. the hostile one
      5. the devil who is the most bitter enemy of the divine government


Matthew 10:36

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Matthew 22:44

Quoting Psalms 110:1

The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.

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Luke 10:19


power Knowledge of the scriptures. serpents and scorpions Israel. enemy The other nations, mainly the Edomites.

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