American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
The chief of the synagogue at Corinth, who was beaten by the Gentiles when the Jews carried Paul before Gallio the proconsul, Acts 18:17 . He appears to have been the leader of the Jews in this attempt to destroy Paul. Whether he was converted, and is identical with the "Sosthenes our brother" in 1 Corinthians 1:1 , is unknown.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Sosthenes'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. http://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/s/sosthenes.html. 1859.