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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit.

Usage examples (21)
  • Here in the ESV translation the word used is "money," but in your Bibles it may have the Greek word mammon, which is a Semitic term for money or possessions.
  • By serving mammon is how Friedman got to where he is, he’ll NEVER change.
  • He does not call mammon Lord when He says, "Ye cannot serve two masters;" but He teaches
  • "He calls mammon unjust, because it draws our affections by the various allurements of wealth." for more
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