What does Saturn mean in the Bible?


Webster's Dictionary - Saturn
(n.) One of the planets of the solar system, next in magnitude to Jupiter, but more remote from the sun. Its diameter is seventy thousand miles, its mean distance from the sun nearly eight hundred and eighty millions of miles, and its year, or periodical revolution round the sun, nearly twenty-nine years and a half. It is surrounded by a remarkable system of rings, and has eight satellites.
(n.) The metal lead.
(n.) One of the elder and principal deities, the son of Coelus and Terra (Heaven and Earth), and the father of Jupiter. The corresponding Greek divinity was Kro`nos, later CHro`nos, Time.

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Saturnicentric - ) Appearing as if seen from the center of the planet Saturn; relating or referred to Saturn as a center
Saturnine - ) Heavy; grave; gloomy; dull; - the opposite of mercurial; as, a Saturnine person or temper. ) Of or pertaining to lead; characterized by, or resembling, lead, which was formerly called Saturn. ) Born under, or influenced by, the planet Saturn
Chi'un - (a statue , perhaps of Saturn), an idol made by the Israelites in the wilderness
Vico, Francesco de - Directed the Observatory at Rome and made valuable observations of the comets and Saturn
Pluto - ) The son of Saturn and Rhea, brother of Jupiter and Neptune; the dark and gloomy god of the Lower World
Ceres - ) The daughter of Saturn and Ops or Rhea, the goddess of corn and tillage
Saturday - Named for the Roman god Saturn, the day of the week consecrated by the Church for devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturnian - ) Of or pertaining to Saturn, whose age or reign, from the mildness and wisdom of his government, is called the golden age. ) Of or pertaining to the planet Saturn; as, the Saturnian year. ) Any one of numerous species of large handsome moths belonging to Saturnia and allied genera
Star of the Wise Men - ) Smith's Bible Dictionary ably disproves the theory of its being a conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn which took place thrice in 7 B. Curiously a star appeared in September, 1604, between Mars and Saturn, after a conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter in Pisces, but at a shorter interval than the star of the Magi after the conjunction in 7 B
Rephan - The Hebrew Masoretic text reads Kaiwan, the Babylonian name for Saturn
Remphan - These names represent the star-god Saturn or Moloch
Chiun - It was most probably the planet Saturn, worshipped by eastern nations as an evil spirit to be propitiated by sacrifices
Remphan - " It is probable, therefore, that they are names for a god worshipped secretly by the Israelites in Egypt and in the wilderness, answering, probably, to Saturn or Moloch, the star-god
Saturnalia - ) The festival of Saturn, celebrated in December, originally during one day, but afterward during seven days, as a period of unrestrained license and merriment for all classes, extending even to the slaves
Che'Mosh - (1 Kings 11:7 ; 2 Kings 23:13 ) Also identified with Baal-peor, Baalzebub, Mars and Saturn
Sakkuth - (ssak' kewth) NRSV transliteration of Assyrian divine name applied to god Ninurta (or Ninib), apparently an Assyrian name for Saturn or another astral deity
Chiun - Probably the planet Saturn is intended by the name
Chemosh - Also related to Baal-peor, Baal-zebub, Mars, and Saturn
Rephan - None of the above forms is known at all as the name of a god elsewhere, the suggestion of Lipsius that it is connected with the name repa-n-neteru, ‘youngest of the gods,’ a title of the god Seb (= Saturn), being too far-fetched. The Hebrew Kewan might represent the Babylonian Kaawanu, ‘Saturn’ (Schrader, KAT Jupiter - ) The supreme deity, king of gods and men, and reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove
Conjunction - ) The meeting of two or more stars or planets in the same degree of the zodiac; as, the conjunction of the moon with the sun, or of Jupiter and Saturn
Jupiter - He was called the son of Saturn and Ops, and was said to have been born in Crete
Chiun - ” The Hebrew word kiyun appears to represent an intentional change by the Hebrew scribes, inserting the vowels of siqquts , “abomination,” for an original reading, Kaiwan , the name of a Babylonian God of the stars equivalent to the Greek god Saturn
Star - in Acts 7:43 , "the star of the god Rephan," RV, the symbol or "figure," probably of Saturn, worshiped as a god, apparently the same as Chiun in Amos 5:26 (Rephan being the Egyptian deity corresponding to Saturn, Chiun the Assyrian); (b) in the plur
Rem'Phan, - This idol corresponded probably to Saturn or Molech
Remphan - ...
Ken and Rempu were foreign gods worshipped jointly in Egypt; they became seemingly interchangeable names, so that Chiun in Amos answers to Remphan in Acts; and this god in turn is but another phase of Moloch or Saturn, the "star god". A star was put on the head of the images of the idol representing Saturn; hence "images" answer to "star" in parallelism
Chiun - ]'>[1] Kaiwanu , the planet Saturn (= Ninib, war-god), whose temple, Bit Ninib, in the province of Jerusalem is mentioned by the Egyptian governors of this city as early as b
Siccuth - ]'>[1] god Ninib, god of the planet Saturn
Moon - ) A secondary planet, or satellite, revolving about any member of the solar system; as, the moons of Jupiter or Saturn
Star in the East - The fanciful theory of the distinguished astronomer Kepler, that the conjunction of the planets Jupiter and Saturn six years before the common Christian era may have constituted the "star in the east," does not appear to meet the terms of the inspired narrative
Herschel, Sir William - Foremost astronomical discoverer and explorer of the 18th century and "founder of sidereal science," initiated an era of astronomical optics and stellar photometry, discovered the planet Uranus and two of its satellites, Oberon and Titania, discovered the sixth and seventh satellites of Saturn, first determined Saturn's rotation period, did noteworthy researches on variable stars, discovered that in the binary systems the stars circulated around each other, thus demonstrating that the same law of mechanics functioned in the stellar system as did in our solar systems, first indicated the approximate position of the apex of the sun's way, first determined the direction of the sun's motion, added about 2400 nebulae to the known number of 103, compiled famous star catalogs, constructed a reflecting telescope with an aperture of four feet and a focal length of forty, and discovered the infra-red solar rays
Year - ) The time in which any planet completes a revolution about the sun; as, the year of Jupiter or of Saturn
Molech, Moloch, or Milcom - According to some of these passages, Moloch would seem to be another name for Baal; and we find that the Phoenicians, whose chief god was Baal, and the Carthaginians their colonists, worshipped his image with similar horrid sacrifices, as the Romans did their god Saturn
Ammonites - They were gross idolaters; their chief idol being Moloch, supposed to be the same with Saturn, 1 Kings 11:5-7 2 Kings 23:13
Belt - ) One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds
Chemosh - A black star, according to Jewish tradition, was his symbol, whether as identical with Mars or Saturn
Distant - Saturn is supposed to be nearly nine hundred million miles distant from the sun
Condition - ...
It was conditioned between Saturn and Titan, that Saturn should put to death all his male children
Astronomy - Mercury is named as Nebo; in Isaiah 46:1 ; Saturn as Chiun, in Amos 5:26 ; and Mars as Nergal, in 2 Kings 17:30
Baal Peor - Baal Peor has been farther supposed by some to have been Priapus; by others, Saturn: by others, Pluto; and by others again, Adonis
Mount - ) Any one of seven fleshy prominences in the palm of the hand which are taken as significant of the influence of "planets," and called the mounts of Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, the Moon, Saturn, the Sun or Apollo, and Venus
Week - The Mahratta week has Aditwar (from aditya the sun, and war day), Somwar (from som the moon) Monday, Mungulwar (from Μungul Mars) Tuesday, Boodhwar (from Βoodh Mercury) Wednesday, Bruhusputwar (from Βruhusputi Jupiter), Shookurwar (from Shookru Venus), and Shuniwar (from Shuni Saturn)
Moloch - The Latin Saturn corresponds; to the Phoenician Saturn relatives were offered in an emergency (Sanchoniathon)
Year - The time in which any planet completes a revolution as the year of Jupiter or of Saturn
Astrology - The famous calculation of Kepler shows that an unusual conjunction of Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn took place about b
House - Where Saturn houses
Astrology - Several centuries later, the influence of Mesopotamian star adulation was being experienced in Israel, causing Amos to condemn the northern kingdom's worship of Saturn (5:26). The magi spoke of it as a single entity, but some scholars have regarded it as a conjunction of Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn
Noah - Several learned men have observed that the Heathens confounded Saturn, Deucalion, Ogyges, the god Coelus or Ouranus, Janus, Protheus, Prometheus, &c, with Noah
Moloch - Some believe that Moloch was the same as Saturn, to whom it is well known that human sacrifices were offered; others think it was the same with Mercury; others, Venus; others, Mars, or Mithra
Star of the Magi - Others, noting that there were conjunctions of two of the brighter planets, Jupiter and Saturn (b
Hell - Whiston advanced a new and strange hypothesis; according to him, the comets are so many hells, appointed in their orbits alternately to carry the damned to the confines of the sun, there to be scorched by its violent heat; and then to return with them beyond the orb of Saturn, there to starve them in those cold and dismal regions
Hell - Whiston advanced a new and strange hypothesis; according to him, the comets are so many hells, appointed in their orbits alternately to carry the damned to the confines of the sun, there to be scorched by its violent heat; and then to return with them beyond the orb of Saturn, there to starve them in those cold and dismal regions
Stars - ’ There seems little reason to doubt that Chiun is the same as the Assyrian Kaiwân , identical with the planet Saturn, to whom divine worship was paid
Perpetua, Vibia - When the hour of execution arrived the tribune attempted to array the men as priests of Saturn, the women as priestesses of Ceres, but yielded to the indignant protest of Perpetua
Baal - It is probable that Baal, Belus, or Bel, the great god of the Carthaginians, and also of the Sidonians, Babylonians, and Assyrians, who, from the testimony of Scripture, appears to have been delighted with human sacrifices, was the Moloch of the Ammonites; the Chronus of the Greeks, who was the chief object of adoration in Italy, Crete, Cyprus, and Rhodes, and all other countries where divine honours were paid him; and the Saturn of the Latins
Hornet - 355-358,) in describing the flight of Saturn from the east, were the hornets sent by the God of Israel, IAHOH, or by contraction Io, to which also his description of the Asilus exactly corresponds:—...
Plurimus—volitans, (cui nomen AsiloRomanum est: οιστρον , Graii vertere vocantes,) ...
Asper, acerba sonans, quo tota exterrita sylvis ...
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Nebuchadnezzar - The lowest, in honor of Saturn, was black; that of Jupiter was orange; that of Mars red, that of the sun yellow, that of Venus green, and that of Mercury blue
Phoenice - The Carthaginians, when besieged by Agethocles, burnt 200 boys of the aristocracy to Saturn, and after victory the most beautiful captives ( Hadrianus, Publius Aelius, Emperor - Rulers of synagogues, Christian bishops, Samaritan teachers, were all alike trading on the credulity of the multitude (Flavius Vopiscus, Saturn. , the followers of SaturnINUS in Syria, of BASILIDES, CARPOCRATES, and VALENTINUS in Egypt, of MARCION in Pontus (Eus
Idolatry - Thus we find that the primary gods of the Heathens in general were Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Apollo, Mercury, Venus, and Diana; by which we can understand no other than the sun and moon, and the five greatest luminaries next to these
Dates (2) - Kepler suggested that a conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter in the zodiacal sign of the Pisces, similar to that which took place in Dec. Two Jewish traditions, one that the star of the Messiah should be seen two years before His birth, and the other that the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter in Pisces portended something of importance for the Jewish nation, might be mentioned. But Saturninus was governor b
Infancy - Macrobius (Saturn
Mockery - ‘Jesus als Saturnalien-König’ (Hermes, xxxiii. 175–179) put forward the view that the Roman soldiers ridiculed Christ’s royal and Divine claims by attiring Him in the dress of king Saturn. Frazer urges as an objection to this that, while it is possible that the Saturnalia may have been celebrated in Jerusalem at what seems to have been its original date in March, it is much more likely that it was really held in December, which, of course, does not harmonize with the time of year at which the Crucifixion took place. A further suggestion is, however, that possibly the licence of thirty days allowed to the mock king of the Saturnalia was allowed to the human representative of Haman
Star (2) - The most famous of these is that of Kepler (1605), who thought of a close conjunction of the planets Jupiter and Saturn in the constellation Pisces,—a rare combination which takes place only once in 800 years, and which occurred no less than three times in the year 747 a
Rome, Romans - Other important buildings in the immediate neighbourhood were the Temple of Janus, the Temple of Caesar, the Arch of Augustus, the Temple of Vesta, the Temple of Castor and Pollux, and the Temple of Saturn, where was the treasury, with the Tabularium (record-office) behind
Division of the Earth - And this was conformable to their own geographical allegory; that Chronus, the god of time, or Saturn, divided the universe among his three sons, allotting the heaven to Jupiter, the sea to Neptune, and hell to Pluto
Deluge - Traces of these, neither vague nor obscure, they conceive to be found in the history and character, not only of Deucalion, but of Atlas, Cronus, or Saturn, Dionusos, Inachus, Janus, Minos, Zeus, and others among the Greeks; of Isis, Osiris, Sesostris, Oannes, Typhon, &c, among the Egyptians; of Dagon, Agruerus Sydyk, &c, among the Phenicians; of Astarte, Derceto, &c, among the Assyrians; of Buddha, Menu, Vishnu, &c, among the Hindus; of Fohi, and a deity represented as sitting upon the lotos in the midst of waters, among the Chinese; of Budo and Iakusi among the Japanese, &c
Oracle - Saturn had oracles in several places, but the most famous were those of Cumae in Italy, and of Alexandria in Egypt
Lord's Day - Similarly in the same chapter Justin uses ‘day of Saturn’ (Saturday) instead of ‘Sabbath
Babel - high, the bricks black with bitumen, probably devoted to Saturn; the second stage 230 ft
Augustus (2) - Saturn, ii. Sentius Saturninua (b. ’ Even Tertullian is quoted against the Evangelist, when he affirms that an ‘enrolment’ was made by Sentius Saturninus. 5, are we to find room for his earlier Syrian governorship? It must be between Saturninus and Varus, or as a contemporary of the one or the other. A Volumnius is named in relation to Sentius Saturninus as ‘the hegemon of Caesar’ (Schürer, HJP Christianity - When such is the moral nature of Christianity, how obvious is it that its tendency both as to individuals and to society must be in the highest sense beneficial! From every passion which wastes, and burns, and frets, and enfeebles the spirit, the individual is set free, and his inward peace renders his obedience cheerful and voluntary: and we might appeal to infidels themselves, whether, if the moral principles of the Gospel were wrought into the hearts, and embodied in the conduct, of all men, the world would not be happy; whether if governments ruled, and subjects obeyed, by the laws of Christ; whether if the rules of strict justice which are enjoined upon us regulated all the transactions of men, and all that mercy to the distressed which we are taught to feel and to practise came into operation; and whether, if the precepts which delineate and enforce the duties of husbands, wives, masters, servants, parents, children, did, in fact, fully and generally govern all these relations,—whether a better age than that called golden by the poets, would not then be realized, and Virgil's...
Jam redit et Virgo, redeunt Saturnia regna, ...
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be far too weak to express the mighty change? Tatianus - It is among you that Pelops the beloved of Poseidon is made a banquet for the gods, that Saturn devours his own children, and Zeus swallows Metis
Rome - ...
To return to the other side, we come to the Temple of Saturn
Chrysostom, John, Bishop of Constantinople - 400 Gainas, the haughty Goth who had had a large share in the downfall of Eutropius, demanded the surrender of three leading ministers, Aurelianus the consul, Saturninus, and count John the empress's chief favourite. cum Saturn
Tertullianus, Quintus Septimius Florens - Vigellius Saturninus was the first proconsul to draw the sword against Christians (ad Scapulam , c. Of sterner mould and of more loving faith were the brothers Satyrus and Saturninus, the slaves Revocatus and Felicitas, and the nobly born and nobly-wedded Perpetua. They wear out or get broken, and you turn your Saturn into a cooking-pot and your Minerva into a ladle! You put your national gods in a sale-catalogue; and the man who will sell you herbs in the herb-market will sell you gods at the Capitol