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Bible Names N-Z: Sopater


Sopater in Easton's Bible Dictionary the father who saves, probably the same as Sosipater, a kinsman of Paul (Rom. 16:21), a Christian of the city of Berea who accompanied Paul into Asia (Acts 20:4-6).

Sopater in Fausset's Bible Dictionary "Son of Pyrrhus" (in the Sinaiticus, Vaticanus, Alexandrinus manuscripts), of Berea, was one of Paul's companions on his return from Greece to Asia, after his third missionary journey (Acts 20:4).

Sopater in Hitchcock's Bible Names Sosipater

Sopater in Naves Topical Bible -A Christian of Berea Ac 20:4

Sopater in Smiths Bible Dictionary (saviour of his father), son or Pyrrhus or Berea, was one of the companions of St. Paul on his return from Greece into Asia. Ac 20:4 (A.D. 55.)

Sopater in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE so'-pa-ter, sop'-a-ter (Sopatros): the Revised Version (British and American) the son of Pyrrhus; the King James Version omits. A man of Berea who is mentioned with some Thessalonians and others as accompanying Paul as far as Asia on his return to Jerusalem after his 3rd missionary journey (Acts 20:4). He is probably the same as the "Sosipater" of Rom 16:21.

Sopater in Wikipedia Sopater (so'-pa-ter, sop'-a-ter[2] (gr Σωπατρoς; Sopatros, "saviour of his father"[3], Easton's reads "The father who saves"[4], Holman's reads “sound parentage”[5]) was the son of Pyrhus[6], a man from the city of Berea, he accompanied Paul along with Aristarchus and Secundus the Thessalonians, Gaius of Derbe, Timothy, and Trichicus and Tromphimus of Asia, out of Macedonia after a group of Jews began to plot against him. They sailed from Philippi to Alexandria Troas where they met Paul who had gone by land. It is commonly accepted that Sopater is the kinsman of Paul noted in Romans 16:21 as Sosipater[7]. He is hounored as Saint Sosipater, in 29th of April by the Eastern Orthodox Church [1]

Sopater Scripture - Acts 20:4 And there accompanied him into Asia Sopater of Berea; and of the Thessalonians, Aristarchus and Secundus; and Gaius of Derbe, and Timotheus; and of Asia, Tychicus and Trophimus.

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