What is mammon?

  • (noun): (New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit.
    Example: "Ye cannot serve God and Mammon"
    See also — Additional definitions below


Mammon is referred to in the New Testament to describe material wealth or greed, most often personified as a deity, and sometimes included in the seven princes of Hell.

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Satan (Image Comics) - Rule Over Hell
... Being the supreme ruler of Hell, every other Lord, including Mammon and Malebolgia, must answer to Satan's will ... For example with the recent reappearance of Satan in Hell, Mammon seems to have fallen out of his place of power ... Even his former servant Thamuz seemed ready to turn upon Mammon and destroy him at Satan's command ...
Mammon (disambiguation)
... Mammon is a term from the Christian Bible used to describe material wealth or greed, often personified ... Mammon may also refer to In fictional characters Mammon (comics), an antagonist in the Spawn comic book series Mammon (Dungeons Dragons), a devil in the Dungeons Dragons role-playing game Mammon ... a 2003 novel by Hwee Hwee Tan Mammon, or Microsoft Internet Explorer, a character in The Book of Mozilla In music "Mammon", a song by Quasi from Early ...
Mammon - Popular Culture
... Various characters, demons, have taken the name Mammon in books, film, TV, anime and video games ...
Mammon (comics) - Other Media
... Mammon has appeared in only one comic title outside of the core Spawn comic, the French-produced title Spawn Simony ... Mammon's name was first revealed in a Spawn video game Mammon appeared as a supporting character in Spawn Armageddon, and the announcement for the game was the first time the character had been directly named ... Mammon's action-figure debut was as the Collector's Club Exclusive for Spawn Series 30, slated for a Fall 2006 release ...
Mammon (Dungeons & Dragons) - Dogma
... Mammon represents greed, lust, and ambition ... Mammon's servants wage economic warfare on good, prosperous nations in an attempt to collapse their economies, hoping that in their desperation the newly impoverished souls will turn to Mammon for salvation ... Mammon is indirect and venomous ...

More definitions of "mammon":

  • (noun): Wealth regarded as an evil influence.

Famous quotes containing the word mammon:

    There are hardly half a dozen writers in England today who have not sold out to the enemy. Even when their good work has been a success, Mammon grips them and whispers: “More money for more work.”
    Aleister Crowley (1875–1947)

    In that reconciling of God and Mammon which Mrs. Grantly had carried on so successfully in the education of her daughter, the organ had not been required, and had become withered, if not defunct, through want of use.
    Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)

    If there could be such a thing as the Mammon of Righteousness Christina would have assuredly made friends with it.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)