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to worship Mammon

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  • mammon — [mam′ən] n. [ME mammon(as) < LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) mammōnas (see Matt. 6:24) < Aram māmōnā, riches, prob. < mā mon, that which is made secure or deposited < amān, to trust] [often M ] riches regarded as an object of worship and greedy… …   English World dictionary

  • Mammon — ► NOUN ▪ wealth regarded as an evil influence or false object of worship. ORIGIN New Testament Greek mam nas, from an Aramaic word meaning riches ; see Gospel of Matthew, chapter 6 and Gospel of Luke, chapter 16 …   English terms dictionary

  • Mammon — For other uses, see Mammon (disambiguation). Mammon is a term, derived from the Christian Bible, used to describe material wealth or greed, most often personified as a deity, and sometimes included in the seven princes of Hell. 1909 painting The… …   Wikipedia

  • Mammon — The Worship of Mammon de Evelyn De Morgan (1909). Mammon es un término utilizado en el Nuevo Testamento para describir la abundancia o avaricia material. Contenido …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mammon —  (Cap.) Wealth regarded as an object of worship …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Mammon — [ mamən] noun wealth regarded as an evil influence or false object of worship (taken by medieval writers as the name of the devil of covetousness). Derivatives Mammonism noun Mammonist noun Origin ME: via late L. from New Testament Gk mamōnas… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Wealth — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Wealth >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 wealth wealth riches fortune handsome fortune opulence affluence Sgm: N 1 good circumstances good circumstances easy circumstances Sgm: N 1 independence independence Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • goldencalf — golden calf n. 1. A golden image of a sacrificial calf fashioned by Aaron and worshiped by the Israelites. 2. a. Money as an object of worship; mammon. b. The subject of intense veneration: “Arms control... has evolved [into] the golden calf of… …   Universalium

  • Christian demons in popular culture — The demons of the Christian tradition have appeared many times in popular culture. Contents 1 Adramelech 2 Demogorgon 3 Gressil 4 Leviathan …   Wikipedia

  • Lords of the Nine Hells — The Lords of the Nine Hells are fictional characters in the Dungeons Dragons roleplaying game. The lords outlined in this article are the highest ranking devils in the Nine Hells of Baator. They include the Dark Eight the eight generals of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Matthew 6:24 — 1909 painting The Worship of Mammon by Evelyn De Morgan. Matthew 6:24 is the twenty fourth verse of the sixth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament and is part of the Sermon on the Mount. In the King James Version of the Bible the …   Wikipedia


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