Lust (luxuria) :
Gluttony (gula) :
Greed/Avarice (avaritia) :
Sloth/Laziness (acedia) :
Wrath/Anger (ira) :
Envy (invidia) :
Pride/Hubris (superbia) :
The seven deadly sins, also known as the capital vices or cardinal sins, are a classification of vices used in early Christian teachings to educate and protect followers from (immoral) fallen man’s tendency to sin. The Roman Catholic Church divides sin into two types: venial (forgiven through any sacramental) and capital or mortal (meaning they kill the life of grace and risk eternal damnation unless absolved in the sacrament of confession, or taken away by a perfect contrition). Beginning in the early 14th century, the popularity of the seven deadly sins with artists of the time ingrained them in human culture around the world.
There are many that believe the Seven Deadly Sin, are the things God hates because God hates sin.
The seven things that are hated are expressed in Proverbs 6:16 19.
The seven hated things: – A proud look – A lying tongue – Hands that shed innocent blood – An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations – Feet that be swift in running to mischief – A false witness that speaketh lies – He that soweth discord among brethren
Listed in the same order used by both Pope Gregory the Great in the 6th Century AD and Dante Alighieri, the seven deadly sins are as follows: luxuria (extravagance, later lust), gula (gluttony), avaritia (avarice/greed), acedia (sloth), ira (wrath), invidia (envy), and superbia (pride/hubris). Each deadly sin is opposed by one of the corresponding Seven Holy Virtues.
The identification and definition of the Sins is a fluid process and, like many aspects of religion, the idea of what each sin encompasses has changed over time. This was exacerbated by the fact that the Sins are not considered in a structured manner in the Bible, and works referencing the sins were gradually considered sources for others to base their definitions on. The second section of the Divine Comedy, Purgatorio, is the most well known source for defining the sins, though modern interpretations often show those guilty of the Sins suffering in Hell, not purifying themselves in Purgatory.