When it was published, it contained
the first cited use in English of the adjective satanic. What book is it?
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The first recorded instance of the
adjective satanic, as in "pertaining to
Satan," is found in Paradise Lost, which was published in 1667. Note that the
name Satan derives from the Hebrew
satan, adversary, or someone who plots against
someone else. In the Greek version of the Hebrew Bible, the
Septuagint, the word was translated as
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