niger Summary and Overview
niger in Easton's Bible Dictionary
black, a surname of Simeon (Acts 13:1). He was probably so called from his dark complexion.
niger in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(black) is the additional or distinctive name given to the Simeon who was one of the teachers and prophets in the church at Antioch. #Ac 13:1|
niger in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
NI'GER (black), a surname of Simeon. Acts 13:1.
niger in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
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.