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Bible Names N-Z: Stachys


Stachys in Easton's Bible Dictionary spike; an ear of corn, a convert at Rome whom Paul salutes (Rom. 16:9).

Stachys in Fausset's Bible Dictionary A Christian at Rome saluted by Paul in Romans 16:9 with the epithet "my beloved."

Stachys in Hitchcock's Bible Names spike or ear of corn

Stachys in Naves Topical Bible -A Christian in Rome Ro 16:9

Stachys in Smiths Bible Dictionary a Christian at Rome, saluted by St. Paul in the Epistle to the Romans. Ro 16:9 (A.D. 56.)

Stachys in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE sta'-kis (Stachus): The name of a Roman Christian to whom Paul sent greetings. The name is Greek and uncommon; it has been found in inscriptions connected with the imperial household. Paul designates him "my beloved" (Rom 16:9).

Stachys Scripture - Romans 16:9 Salute Urbane, our helper in Christ, and Stachys my beloved.

Stachys the Apostle in Wikipedia Stachys the Apostle (Greek: Στάχυς "ear-spike"), was the first bishop of Byzantium, from AD 38 to AD 54. He seemed to be closely connected to Saint Andrew and Saint Paul. Eusebius quotes Origen as saying that Andrew had preached in Asia Minor and in Scythia, along the Black Sea as far as the Volga and Kiev, hence he became a patron saint of Romania and Russia. According to tradition, he founded the See of Byzantium in 38, installing Stachys as bishop (the only bishopric in that neighbourhood before that time had been established at Heraclea). This See would later develop into the Patriarchate of Constantinople, having Apostle Andrew as its Patron Saint. It was not clear if Stachys was the same person as the one Paul calls "dear" in the Epistle to the Romans (Rom. 16:9). His feast day is on October 31.

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