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Jupiter
        the principal deity of the ancient Greeks and Romans. He was
        worshipped by them under various epithets. Barnabas was
        identified with this god by the Lycaonians (Acts 14:12), because
        he was of stately and commanding presence, as they supposed
        Jupiter to be. There was a temple dedicated to this god outside
        the gates of Lystra (14:13).

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Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Jupiter' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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