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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Mercury

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A fabulous god of the ancient heathen, the messenger of the celestials, and the deity that presided over learning, eloquence, and traffic. The Greeks named him Hermes, interpreter, because they considered him as the interpreter of the will of the gods. Probably it was for this reason that he people of Lystra, having heard Paul preach, and having seen him heal a lame man, would have offered sacrifice to him as to their god Mercury; and to Barnabas as Jupiter, because of his venerable aspect, Acts 14:11-12 .

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Mercury'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/m/mercury.html. 1859.

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