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Niger
        

Surname of Simeon, second of the five teachers and prophets of the Antioch church (Acts 13:1). ("black".) Probably an African proselyte, because he is associated with Lucius of Cyrene in Africa. His Hebrew name, Simeon, shows his Hebrew extraction.


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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'niger' Fausset's Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Fausset's; 1878.

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