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Bible Names A-G: Blastus


Blastus in Easton's Bible Dictionary chamberlain to king Herod Agrippa I. (Acts 12:20). Such persons generally had great influence with their masters

Blastus in Fausset's Bible Dictionary Herod Agrippa I's chamberlain; mediator between him and the people of Tyre and Sidon, who made him their friend (Acts 12:20).

Blastus in Hitchcock's Bible Names that buds or brings forth

Blastus in Naves Topical Bible One of Herod's officers Ac 12:20

Blastus in Smiths Bible Dictionary (sprout), the chamberlain of Herod Agrippa I. Ac 12:20

Blastus in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE blas'-tus (Blastos, "shoot"): The chamberlain of Herod Agrippa I, whose services as an intermediary between them and the king were gained by the people of Tyre and Sidon. These cities were dependent on Israel for corn and other provisions, and when Herod, on the occasion of some commercial dispute, forbade the export of foodstuffs to Tyre and Sidon, they were at his mercy and were compelled to ask for peace. "Having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend," probably by means of a bribe, the Phoenician embassy was given an opportunity of setting their case before Herod (Acts 12:20 ff).

Blastus in Wikipedia was a servant of Herod Agrippa (Acts 12:20), and a mediator for the Sidonians and Tyrians. Herod was very displeased with the people of Sidon and Tyre (Lebanon), who made Blastus their friend. Blastus was a Chamberlain.

Blastus Scripture - Acts 12:20 And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king's [country].

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