The devil is a figure in religious Christian and Islamic mythology. He is a symbol of evil and is most often depicted as a fallen angel or monster. It is believed that the devil is responsible for all evil deeds in the world, for which he will be punished by God. His main purpose is to tempt people to sin and settle eternity in hell. He also serves as a symbol of falsehood, deception and moral corruption. The devil can be found in all kinds of literature, art and film, where he uses his powers and intelligence to dissipate faith and influence people.
What does the devil look like ?
The devil is usually depicted as a figure of blinding fire, or a monster with red horns, wings and claws. He also often has a black or red torso made of scaly skin. His feet are often depicted as peacocks, and he also has a long, swirling black beard, which is a symbol of power. He has one or two crowns on his head, which shows his evil status.
1 The devil is often considered a religious adversary of God and is a devilish figure in the Christian and Islamic religions.
2 According to the Bible, the devil was originally an angel who fell into sin and was banished to hell.
3 This figure is often depicted with blinding fire or with red horns, wings and claws.
4 The belief is that the devil has the power to transform himself into many forms, including humans and animals.
5 It is believed that the devil is responsible for all evil in the world, and his goal is to tempt people to sin.
6 The devil is said to offer people power and fame in exchange for selling their souls.
7 The word devil comes from the ancient word diabolos, which means "accuser," "slanderer" or "liar."
8 The image of the devil as a red-skinned monster comes from some sections of Christianity from the 16th-17th centuries.
9 The figure of the devil can be found in all kinds of literature, art and film, where he appears as a symbol of falsehood, deception and moral corruption.
10 Religious depictions of the devil also have their counterparts in other cultures, such as Lilith in Judaism, Mara in Buddhism and Ahriman in Persian religious dualism.