Demons and the Seven Sins

From Liza Phoenix

The Seven Deadly Sins

Pride: Lucifer: A great angel cast into Hell; also known as the light bringer, the bearer of light, and the morning star; inspires pride and rebellion. From Latin Lucifer. bef.1000. (Islamic, Judeo-Christian, Satanic)

Sloth: Belphegor: Demon of indifference; inspires extreme laziness and spiritual apathy. From Hebrew Baal-Peor, Bel-Phegor. (Judeo-Christian)

Gluttony: Beelzebub: The prince of demons; the lord of the flies; inspires gluttony, unholy desire, jealousy, war, and murder. From Hebrew Ba’al-Z’bub, Ba’al-Z’bul. bef.1100. (Islamic, Judeo-Christian, Satanic)

Envy: Leviathan: An enormous demon of darkness and chaos; associated with the sea; inspires arrogance and envy. From Hebrew Livyathan, Livyatan. c.1380. (Judeo-Christian)

Greed: Mammon: Demon of wealth; son of the Devil; inspires gross injustice, idolatry, and the love of money over all other things. From Late Latin Mammon, from Greek Mammonas, from Aramaic Mamona. c.1362. (Judeo-Christian)

Lust: Asmodeus: Demon of wrath; prince of demons; the father of monsters; inspires gambling, deceit, lust, and revenge. From Avestan Aesma-daeva. (Judeo-Christian)

Wrath: Satan: An angel expelled from heaven; evil personified; the great adversary; inspires mankind to turn away from God; inspires mortal sins. From Greek Satanas, from Hebrew śāṭān. bef.900. (Islamic, Judeo-Christian, Satanic)


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4 thoughts on “Demons and the Seven Sins

  1. bert0001 March 13, 2015 at 5:40 pm Reply

    only after making friends with all of them, we will have conquered self

  2. Emma's Cup March 15, 2015 at 10:19 am Reply
  3. thesevenminds March 16, 2015 at 8:40 pm Reply

    All of them? 72. Sigh.

  4. thesevenminds March 16, 2015 at 8:41 pm Reply

    Thanks, Emma. It is on my list. 😉

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