International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
stā´kis ( Στάχυς , Stáchus ): 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" ( Romans 16:9 ).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Stachys'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. http://www.studylight.org/enc/isb/view.cgi?number=8296. 1915.