Did Satan know who Jesus was?


Mark 1:24

KJV - 24 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
Just as the demons in the verse cited in the question knew who Jesus was, Satan (the master of those demons) knew also. 

When Satan said to Jesus during his temptation of Him, "If you are the Son of God..." (Matthew 4:3; Matthew 4:6), he was not expressing true ignorance or doubt concerning who Jesus was, but was using the words as part of a tempting challenge in an effort to incite Jesus to demonstrate His known power or identity in a way that would have been contrary to God's will.

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