Lucifer is the King James Version rendering of the Hebrew word הֵילֵל in Isaiah 14:12. This word, transliterated hêlêl or heylel, occurs only once in the Hebrew Bible and means “shining one, morning star”. Later Christian tradition came to use the Latin word for “morning star”, lucifer, as a proper name (“Lucifer”) for the Devil; as he was before his fall. As a result, “‘Lucifer’ has become a by-word for Satan/the Devil in the Church and in popular literature, as in Dante Alighieri’s Inferno…

Lucifer is the King James Version rendering of the Hebrew word הֵילֵל in Isaiah 14:12. This word, transliterated hêlêl or heylel, occurs only once in the Hebrew Bible and means “shining one, morning star”. Later Christian tradition came to use the Latin word for “morning star”, lucifer, as a proper name (“Lucifer”) for the Devil; as he was before his fall. As a result, “‘Lucifer’ has become a by-word for Satan/the Devil in the Church and in popular literature, as in Dante Alighieri’s Inferno…

Lucifer - Devil, or King, or Morning Star, or Fallen Bible Angel, or Something Else?

Lucifer - Devil, or King, or Morning Star, or Fallen Bible Angel, or Something Else?

Morning Star,Satan,Philosophy,Religion,Bible,Christians,Devil,Mornings

John Wycliffe is called “The Morning Star of the Reformation”. He was the first person to translate the Bible into the English language. Because he lived nearly a century before Gutenberg invented the printing press, his New Testaments and Bibles were of course, hand-written manuscripts.

John Wycliffe is called “The Morning Star of the Reformation”. He was the first person to translate the Bible into the English language. Because he lived nearly a century before Gutenberg invented the printing press, his New Testaments and Bibles were of course, hand-written manuscripts.

John Wycliffe - "Morning Star of the Reformation"  The light began to in the 1300’s when John Wycliffe began to speak out against abuses within the Church. An influential teacher at Oxford, Wycliffe was explelled from his teaching position because of his outspoken stance. But Wycliffe was undaunted and believed that every person had the right to read God’s Word in their own language. He set out to translate the Bible into English- the language of the common man in northwestern Europe.

John Wycliffe - "Morning Star of the Reformation" The light began to in the 1300’s when John Wycliffe began to speak out against abuses within the Church. An influential teacher at Oxford, Wycliffe was explelled from his teaching position because of his outspoken stance. But Wycliffe was undaunted and believed that every person had the right to read God’s Word in their own language. He set out to translate the Bible into English- the language of the common man in northwestern Europe.

"He determines the number of stars; He gives to all of them their names."  Psalm 147:4 ESV

"He determines the number of stars; He gives to all of them their names." Psalm 147:4 ESV

Bible Verse printable, Names of God, Bright Morning Star, Revelation 22:16, Christian print

Bible Verse printable, Names of God, Bright Morning Star, Revelation 22:16, Christian print

Lucifer - Devil, or King, or Morning Star, or Fallen Bible Angel, or Something Else?

Lucifer - Devil, or King, or Morning Star, or Fallen Bible Angel, or Something Else?

Morning Star,Christians,Philosophy,Devil,Religion,Bible,Mornings

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