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INTO THE SCRIPTURAL DOCTRINE CONCERNING
DEVIL AND SATAN:
INTO THE EXTENT OF DURATION EXPRESSED BY
OLIM, AION, AND AIONIOS,
EVERLASTING, FOREVER, &c.
IN THE COMMON VERSION, AND ESPECIALLY WHEN APPLIED
BY WALTER BALFOUR.
CHARLESTOWN (Ms.) DAVIDSON, PRINTER.
District of Massachusetts, to wit:
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the thirtieth day of December, A.D. 1826, in the fiftieth year of the Independence of the United States of America, WALTER BALFOUR, of the said District, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words following, to wit:
"An Inquiry into the seriptural doctrine concerning the Devil and Satan and into the extent of duration expressed by the terms Olim, Aion, and Aionios, rendered everlasting, forever, &c. in the common version, and especially when applied to punishment. Second edition. By Walter Balf
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned;" and also to an act entitled "an act supplementary to an act entitled 'an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, 10 the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching, historical and other prints.""
JOHN W. DAVIS,
Remarks on Genesis 3, showing that the serpent
which deceived Eve was not a fallen angel
SECT. III. All the texts in the Old Testament where the
original word Shaitan, or Satan occurs, consid-
All the passages where the original word Diabolos,
translated Devil, is used, considered
SECT. VII. All the passages considered in which the terms
Devil and Satan are used synonimously
SECT. VIII. All the texts considered where the Devil is sup-
posed to be called the evil one, the tempter, the
great dragon, the serpent, and old serpent, the
prince of this world, the prince of the power of
the air, and the god of this world
Facts stated, showing that the Devil is not a fallen
Concluding remarks, pointing out the evils which
have arisen from the common opinions enter-
The opinion that the Devil or Satan is a real being,
All the passages in the New Testament where the