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Devil versus Lucifer comparison chart
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Defined as An Evil spirit. The Devil.
Mainly found in Most religions The Abrahamic faiths
Embodiment of Evil Evil
Talkativeness Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind). Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind).
Most noted recruits or disciples Judas Iscariot, Aleister Crowley, Anton Levay, The Pharaoh, Ahab and Jezebel, Herod the Great, Herodias, etc., Hitler, Stalin, Judas Iscariot, Aleister Crowley,Anton Levay, The Pharaoh, Ahab and Jezebel,King Herod the Great, Herodias, Countess Elisabeth Bathory, Emperor Nero, Jack the Ripper, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, Clifford Olson, etc.,
Other names Satan, Adversary, Tempter, Baal, Beelzebub, The wicked one, The Evil one, the evil spirit, Father of lies, The archfiend, Belial, Diabolos, Old Serpent, Dragon, Lucifer, Angra Mainyu, Ahriman, Mara, Iblis, HaSatin, anti-Christ, Beast Lilith, Satan, Devil, Beezelbub, Baal, Enlil, Samael, etc.
Zoroastrianism Zoroastrianism identifies the Devil as the god of Evil, and is called 'Angra Mainyu,' or 'Ahriman.' In Zoroastrianism, the Devil was never an angel of God, but, was always an entity of Evil.
Buddhism A Devil-like figure in Buddhism is Mara No mention of figure by the name Lucifer
Christianity Christianity understands the devil as a corrupted or fallen angel. The devil's ultimate goal is to corrupt humankind. Lucifer is believed to be originally an angel who rebelled against God - and also the one who spoke through the serpent and seduced Eve into disobeying God's command. His ultimate goal is to lead people away from the love of God.
Occupations Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth. Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth.
Bestows upon humanity Curses. Curses.
Personal Attributes Malevolence. Malevolence.
Nature Evil. Embodiment of all Evil.
Symbol A goat or a snake. Usually by a goat or man with two horns on his head and a tail.
Identified through his own cunning. his own cunning
Life Span Created By God, but, rebelled against Him. Created By God, but, rebelled against Him.
Physical attributes Usually horns on his head and/or a tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent. Originally a beautiful angel, but, after the fall, usually horns on his head, and/or tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent.
Permanent Residence Hell. Hell.
Hinduism An Evil spirit. No mention of figure by the name Lucifer
Academic Orientation Deceiver. Deceiver.
Health Implications In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God. In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God.

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