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Bible Names A-G: Andronicus


Andronicus in Easton's Bible Dictionary man-conquering, a Jewish Christian, the kinsman and fellowprisoner of Paul (Rom. 16:7); "of note among the apostles."

Andronicus in Fausset's Bible Dictionary A Christian at Rome, saluted by Paul (Romans 16:7). He and Junia were Paul's "kinsmen" (or the Greek may mean "fellow countrymen," Romans 16:11-21) "and fellow prisoners, of note among the apostles" (in the wider sense than the Twelve: Acts 14:4; Acts 14:14; 2 Corinthians 8:23; 1 Thessalonians 2:6), "and in Christ" (by faith) "

Andronicus in Hitchcock's Bible Names a man excelling others

Andronicus in Naves Topical Bible Kinsman of Paul Ro 16:7

Andronicus in Smiths Bible Dictionary (man-conqueror). 1. An officer left as viceroy, 2 Macc. 4:31, in Antioch by Antiochus Epiphanes during his absence. 2 Macc. 4:31-38. (B.C. 171.) 2. Another officer of Antiochus Epiphanes who was left by him on Garizem. 2 Macc. 5:23. 3. A Christian at Rome, saluted by St. Paul, Ro 16:7 together with Junia.

Andronicus in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE an-dro-ni'-kus (Andronikos): (1) A deputy of Antiochus Epiphanes, who, while ruling at Antioch, excited the Jews by the murder of Onias, and, upon their formal complaint, was executed by his superior (2 Macc 4:32-38); generally distinguished from another officer of the same name, also under Antiochus (2 Macc 5:23). (2) A kinsman of Paul, residing at Rome (Rom 16:7). He had been converted to Christianity before Paul, and, like Paul, had suffered imprisonment, although when and where can only be surmised. When he and Junias, another kinsman of Paul, are referred to as "of note among the apostles," this may be interpreted as either designating the high esteem in which they were held by the Twelve, or as reckoning them in the number of apostles. The latter is the sense, if "apostle" be understood here in the more general meaning, used in Acts 14:14 of Barnabas, in 2 Cor 8:23 of Titus, in Phil 2:25 of Epaphroditus, and in the Didache of "the traveling evangelists or missionaries who preached the gospel from place to place" (Schaff, The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles, 67; see also Lightfoot on Philippians, 196). On this assumption, Andronicus was one of the most prominent and successful of the traveling missionaries of the early church. H. E. Jacobs

Andronicus in Wikipedia (Greek: Ανδρόνικος) was a first century Christian mentioned by the Apostle Paul: According to that verse, Andronicus was a relative and fellow prisoner of the Apostle Paul, a particularly well-known Apostle, and had become a follower of Jesus Christ before Paul's Damascus Road conversion. It is generally assumed that Junia was his wife...

Andronicus Scripture - Romans 16:7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.

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