What is a…
also known as: reviler, verbal abuser
This is an old English word meaning one who utters curses or that shouts verbally absusive language.
This word appears in the King James Version of 1 Corinthians 5:11.
The original Greek word in this verse is λοίδορος (transliteration: loidoros) meaning a reviler or verbal abuser (one who assails with contemptuous, abusive language).
…I wrote to you not to associate with any so-called brother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler… (1 Corinthians 5:11 NASB)
Article Version: March 13, 2018